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Old 19-01-2013, 18:42   #1
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I am seeking advise / information regarding mail forwarding when cruising. If there is a sevice that allows one to view mail via the internet vs actually having it forwarded that might be beneficial in areas where the postal service is poor. Jim
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Old 19-01-2013, 18:52   #2
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Mail Forwarding Services at St Brendan's Isle
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Old 19-01-2013, 18:58   #3
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Old 19-01-2013, 19:01   #4
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A good service in Texas:

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Old 19-01-2013, 22:37   #5
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I have the best one.... ME..LOL
Hi Mail-Forwarding!! I guess I don't understand your problem here.. Is it that you want your paper mail to be opened..then scanned.. only to be emailed to your e-mail address and you will pay ME!! Ill do it too.. My price includes all ad's and coupons too. 19.99 per month and if you email me in the next 1 sec, Ill send you'll receive a $.01 cent discount..

No really. Why pay someone to do that.. What could be sooo important that they cant wait or if it is call-you, or email you? I have done this for years and its this easy! 1. IN WRITING ONLY!!!! via mail to all etc.. I, Mark Shark; have no current physical address and request all documents and all correspondence be made via (by) electronic mail to the following "E-mail Address" as readable formats (TXT and PDF). BLaBlaBla.. See then all your bills, legal,and letters come as they do in the non-email world. I am doing this now and have had no problems. Fact I go to the mail-box once every 6 months. I''m free from paper mail. NOW, as far as sighing a legal document.. That too is easy. Make a code/or number, that an image of your signature and past in the right place and add the code as versification you are sighing this (Like the code on your credit cards (PIN#) . see now get back to your life with no worries. Linda
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Old 19-01-2013, 22:43   #6
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St Brendan's. There are some other people on the scene with comparable services and prices, but none of them (to my knowledge) have the length of time that SBI does and as much as I like trying new bars I really don't want to try out new mail services.

Another thing to consider too is that if you pick a place (like Florida) that doesn't have state income tax, it's pretty nice if you're pulling income.
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St Brendan's. There are some other people on the scene with comparable services and prices, but none of them (to my knowledge) have the length of time that SBI does and as much as I like trying new bars I really don't want to try out new mail services.

Another thing to consider too is that if you pick a place (like Florida) that doesn't have state income tax, it's pretty nice if you're pulling income.
I use US global mail. They are excellent, I have been using them for 7 years. They scan the envelopes you receive and send you an email to let you know mail has arrived. They will open individual pieces of mail on request and send you the scans.
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Been using them for almost four years and no complaints at all, and yes they a service that allows you to view a piece of mail online.
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Another St Brendan's user here. Even though we've switched everything that could be switched from paper to electronic, there are some things that still demand hard copy. Like when the USCG sends the annual documentation certificate for your boat. St B "gets" cruisers. You can authorize them to sign as your agent in dealing with those bureaucracies.
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SBI sets the standard for everyone else.
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We also use St. Brendan's & have been pretty happy with the service...it is nice to be able to scan the mail if you need to.

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We have been using St. Brendan's for around 5 years now and have been very pleased with their services and the people there. You can call or email them, and they always respond.
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