Post your Christmas cards now
THE SA Post Office (Sapo) urged the public to post their Christmas gifts as soon as possible.
Sapo said those customers who would like to send Christmas gifts abroad through surface mail are particularly urged to do so before the following dates to ensure that these gifts will be delivered in time for Christmas: Seychelles, Comoros, Mauritius and Réunion on or before October 27; New Zealand, East and West Africa, Madagascar, Angola, Malawi and Zambia on or before December 1; Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe on or before December 8; Tristan da Cunha, Ascension, St Helena, Great Britain, Europe, Middle East and North America and all other countries on or before the October 31.
Air mail items to all countries must be posted on or before the December 1.
Sapo said parcels must be packaged neatly and securely, as it will be transported in bulk.
If any of the items being posted does not fit the container, then it should be filled with any other packaging material.
Also check that the items being sent to various countries are legal in that destination.
All international and Speed Services items are X-rayed and scanned to make sure that the content is legal and safe. |