Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by lomuamart » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:11 am

I'd better keep the missus indoors then :shock:
Doesn't help with the Box though.

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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by Big Boy » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:14 am

LOL - I was going to suggest that, but thought it might offend :D
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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by PET » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:57 am

Lomu. Re my letters handed over at the counter. Both from different UK banks but using postage paid GB with UK Mail and the other had Royal Mail . One letter was undated and the other 13July and I collected 31July. The worrying thing is that the dated letter was from the bank branch sending my card. As this was sent on 8 June I have cancelled and now have to go through a UK address.Both envelopes were undated and no other date stamp giving arrival in Thailand.
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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by lomuamart » Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:40 pm

Thanks for that, PET.
I'll try again tomorrow and ask inside if necessary. My Thai isn't that good but maybe I can scrape by.
Will report back.

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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by handdrummer » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:11 pm

mail from overseas arrives at the airport, sits around then gets sent to the main Bangkok p.o. where it sits around, then gets sent to Hua Hin where it sits around until your post person sorts it into his/her bag and is delivered to you. sometimes I get a letter or parcel within 2 weeks of it being sent and sometimes it takes 30 days. in the days when you could walk into the sorting section of the new post you could see boxes all over the floor waiting to be sorted. they finally stopped people from going back there. loss of face I suppose. the old p.o. in town was worse. there were several rooms with boxes of mail and parcels spread out all over the floor and the employees would have to search to find anything.
another reason why Thailand is called a 3rd. world country.

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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by lomuamart » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:07 am

To finish this off from my immediate point of view, I picked up what I was waiting for this morning. It probably arrived yesterday as I didn't check then and today's delivery from BKK seemed to be sitting around outside the PO earlier.
So, that was 3 weeks to the day since it was sent. Also picked up other mail from the UK, two of which have post marks on them - 20th July and 28th. The last one hasn't been a been a bad delivery time. Hope it lasts!!

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Re: Is International Mail Taking a Long Time Getting to HH?

Post by HHTel » Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:32 pm

As it happens, I had a letter delivered yesterday from the UK (ordinary mail) and the UK postmark was 27th July ---- 7 days. Can't complain about that and as Lomu says 'Hope it lasts'.

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