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Old 21-02-2014, 05:36   #1
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Hi Guys n Gals

Back in the days of yore it was possible to receive mail & packages at a Yacht Club to await your arrival.
What do folks do today, I'm thinking of spares & medicines etc.
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Old 21-02-2014, 05:54   #2
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Re: Postage

Should work fine, but call first and talk to the person who receives the mail to give them a heads up.
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Old 21-02-2014, 06:15   #3
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Re: Postage

‘Poste restante’ is a service provided by postal systems where the post office holds mail (that has a notation written on it) until the recipient calls for it.
In general, this notation contains the word 'POSTE RESTANTE', the full name of the recipient (as on the identification presented to verify the identity; and with the surname listed first for ease of sorting), and the name of the destination post office. As a courtesy to the postmaster, an expected date of pick-up is also indicated. Each postal system has its own regulation on how to handle the service, including the length they hold the mail before discarding.
In the United States, the United States Postal Service uses the term general delivery, and reserves the term poste restante for international mail sent to general delivery.
Many Post Offices will reliably hold mail marked "poste restante" for at least a month - longer if the sender indicates a different period. There may be a fee for parcels held longer than one month.
See ➥ Shipping Packages & Mail
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Old 21-02-2014, 07:17   #4
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Thanks guys, keep them coming
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Old 22-02-2014, 09:36   #5
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We've had mail it delivered to the local post office of our destination. Just mark it hold for pickup and the name of your boat.
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