Although the island only has an area of five square miles, there are two post offices and several other express mail services that allow travelers to send letters and important business documents to their contacts in locations around the globe.
Travelers who visit Saba are likely to feel slightly removed from the world from which they have traveled. Some travelers may want to stay in touch with friends and family by sending a postcard or a letter. Business travelers may need to quickly send important documents to their associates.
There are several options available for travelers who wish or need to send mail during their vacation on Saba. Post offices are located in both Windwardside and The Bottom. The Windwardside location has hours of 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., while The Bottom location is open from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Air mail letters generally reach destinations in North America and Europe in about two weeks, although times can vary. Postcard postage will run about NAf1.10, while letters will average NAf2.25.
The post office allows for express mail; and several other express mail and shipping services are available.
Travelers looking to send packages home to the United States should remember that items such as fruits, meats, and animal and marine specimens may be confiscated by agriculture and customs officials.
Vacationers do not have to put their letters in a bottle to send mail while on vacation, as several mail services are available on Saba.
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