Puerto Rico Post Card Madness

Great postal services in Puerto Rico enable travelers in to stay in touch with loved ones

 

No vacation would be complete without a few packages and postcards for the folks at home. Regardless of whether you're sending a brief note or a large package of island goodies, the postal service in Puerto Rico is a reliable way to make sure friends and loved ones get the message.

The mail service in Puerto Rico is provided by the United States Postal Service. Local branches are abundant (there are more than five in the San Juan area alone) and operate on the same business hours as American post offices: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The rates and delivery times are the same as those in the mainland United States and all international rates are the same as mail originating in the United States.

Location Type/Price Time
Canada/Mexico letter $0.85(USD)
postcard $0.50(USD)
4 - 7 days
Australia/New Zealand letter $1.70(USD)
postcard $0.70(USD)
4 - 7 days
Europe letter $1.60(USD)
postcard $0.70(USD)
4 - 7 days
Asia letters $1.70(USD)
postcard $0.70(USD)
4 - 7 days

All letter rates are calculated based on an average weight of two ounces.

Generous vacationers who want to send gifts home will find that prices tend to vary greatly depending on the weight of the package and its destination. The desired speed of delivery also affects the price significantly. The easiest way to review your shipping options in Puerto Rico is to bring your package to the nearest post office and inquire about the available postal services.

 

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