The Cayman Islands Post Card Madness

No matter what you're sending, you'll appreciate the efficient postal services of the Cayman Islands

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No vacation would be complete without sending some goodies from paradise back home. Regardless of whether you're sending a brief postcard or a large package of native treats, the postal service in the Cayman Islands is a reliable way to make sure friends and loved ones get the message.

Postal services in the Cayman Islands operate in a manner that most American and European tourists will find familiar and comfortable. Many locations are convenient on each island, and business hours are similar to the daytime hours kept by post offices in the United States. Customers should also note that if they ask the post office to hold packages for them during their stay, the charge will be $0.10(USD) a day after the first two weeks of storage.  For more specific information regarding locations and operational hours, please call the main post office at 345-949-4177. Blue collection boxes are also found throughout the islands.

The following guide addresses basic postal needs:

Location Price per 1/2 ounce
North America 0.75 CI$ 
Elsewhere in the Caribbean 0.75 CI$
Australia 1.00 CI$
Canada 0.75 CI$
China 1.00 CI$
0.80 CI$
India 1.00 CI$
Japan 1.00 CI$
Mexico 0.75 CI$

Generous vacationers who want to send gifts home will find that prices vary greatly depending on the weight of the package, its destination, and how quickly you want to get it there. The easiest way to learn about shipping options is to bring your package to the nearest post office so a postal worker can inform you of the options available.


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