How to send a parcel from Thailand
Sometimes it happens that cellular communication and the Internet are unavailable or use them impractical. For example, if you want to congratulate a postcard of relatives, send important documents, send a gift book, an album or send a small parcel...
Sometimes it happens that cellular communication and the Internet are unavailable or use them impractical. For example, if you want to congratulate a postcard of relatives, send important documents, send a gift book, an album or send a small parcel.
Stamps and envelopes are sold at post offices and in hotels. The very first marks of Thailand (1883) depicted King Rama V. The letter can be sent by regular mail (from 10 to 25 baht) or Express Mail Service (cost 10 baht per 1 gram). If help is required, helpful employees will always help out. The rules for processing and sending letters and parcels:
- The size of the letter should not be less than 140x90 mm and more than 600x300 mm;
- weight not more than two kilograms.
Ordinary letters arrive at the destination in 10-14 days, sent via EMS in 5-7 days.
If the letter needs to be delivered very urgently, or its value is high enough, then one can use the services of one of the international courier services: DHL, UPS, FedEx, TNT.
Have bought in Phuket so many souvenirs that you can not carry? Then you need to find the nearest post office, buy a box there and start packing your purchases.
What can I send? Decor items, furniture, clothes, hand made products, souvenirs and much more. Liquids and vials must be carefully packed (material will be provided at the post office).
Prohibited to send: weapons, gas cartridges, perishable products. At customs, the parcel can be detained if it contains goods worth more than 40 thousand rubles. In the presence of items of one name (for example, 20 T-shirts, 10 skirts of one style), you may need to confirm that these are things for personal use.
Types of postal items:
- ordinary mail;
On holidays, the number of mail items increases, and the speed of delivery decreases.
The weight of the package must not exceed 200 kg. This rule was introduced recently, previously the maximum weight of the parcel was only 20 kilograms.
Packed and weighed parcels must be delivered to the post office. There, each visitor receives a number corresponding to the position in the queue. Next, managers will offer to pack the box, weigh it again on an electronic balance, compile an inventory, check the correctness of the filled address and phone numbers, put stamps on the box. After these procedures, you must choose the type of mail, pay the tax, get a copy of the receipt and a receipt for payment. On the receipt the parcel number is indicated, on it on the website of the post office of Thailand, the cargo location in real time is marked.