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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by jw85 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:38 am

whatever you do don't use dhl

it sat at their office her for over 8 hours then i called them and had to prod them to do it at firts they said it would take a day

gave them address and directions in english and khmer still sent driver to wrong address took an hour from toul kork to boeung keng kong

the package arrived stapled closed after somebody had opened it they couldnt say who did it

someone else next time

any suggestions?
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by sc63w » Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:23 pm

Jamie, have you looked into getting a PO Box / Mailbox for three months inside the post office? If you get an atm card sent there, it'll just sit in your box until you pick it up. :beer1:
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Fri Oct 26, 2018 3:28 am

sc63w wrote:
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:23 pm
Jamie, have you looked into getting a PO Box / Mailbox for three months inside the post office? If you get an atm card sent there, it'll just sit in your box until you pick it up. :beer1:
a poster on here is going to let me use his PObox :)
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by fax » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:20 am

The PO system is a little faulty and sometimes relies on customers to relocate mail from wrong to right box. Last I saw it was literally a stack of shoe boxes on the floor.
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by frank lee bent » Fri Oct 26, 2018 5:36 am

whatever else you do- get that local ph number on it
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by newkidontheblock » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:56 am

jw85 wrote:whatever you do don't use dhl

it sat at their office her for over 8 hours then i called them and had to prod them to do it at firts they said it would take a day

gave them address and directions in english and khmer still sent driver to wrong address took an hour from toul kork to boeung keng kong

the package arrived stapled closed after somebody had opened it they couldnt say who did it

someone else next time

any suggestions?
Sorry you had such a poor experience with DHL. Missus’ friend works there. One of his jobs is to listen to and address customer complaints. Yesterday customer had a package requiring customs to be paid. Customer sent over information from the DHL in the West, irate that there was actually such a thing as customs excise in Cambodia. And initially refused and wanted to just take custody of said package.
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by walkjivefly » Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:21 pm

Royal Mail tracked and signed for always takes at least 2 weeks in my experience. And it won't get delivered to a PO Box; you'll get the usual call from the Wat Phnom post office and have to go and collect it.
DHL takes 3 days from the UK. My missus explains how to find the house when the driver calls.
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Re: Best Way To Get A Letter Posted To Cambodia

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:01 am

walkjivefly wrote:
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:21 pm
Royal Mail tracked and signed for always takes at least 2 weeks in my experience. And it won't get delivered to a PO Box; you'll get the usual call from the Wat Phnom post office and have to go and collect it.
DHL takes 3 days from the UK. My missus explains how to find the house when the driver calls.
they quoted 5 days to my dad who posted it yesterday morning, so we will see
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