Public told: Post mails early to reach destination before Christmas Day
Tacloban City (October 15) -- The Philippine Postal Corporation Region 8 called on the mailing public to post their mails early in order to ensure that the same reach their intended destinations on or before Christmas Day.
In order to guide the mailing public, Mr. Oscar Bioco, Information Officer of the Philippine Postal Corporation in the Region, the latest dates by which Christmas mails for 2008 should reach their destinations.
Letters and Packets for Malaysia should be sent by air not later than December 19, while if by surface, they should be sent not later than December 17, in order that they will reach their destination before Christmas. Postal parcels to Malaysia must be sent not later than December 16 by air, or December 15 by surface.
Letters and Packets and also postal parcels for Hongkong must be sent not later than December 18 by air, or not later than December 17 if by surface.
For the letter post items to reach Singapore, they should be sent before December 20 via air or December 15 via surface. Parcel Posts should be sent not later than December 17 via air, or December 11 by surface. Express mails should be sent on or before December 19.
Moreover, in order to reach Taiwan before Christmas, letters and cards should be sent not later than December 17 by air or December 17 by surface; express mail should be sent not later than December 17; while parcel posts should be sent on or before December 12 by air or by surface.
In order to reach their destinations earlier, the mailing public is advised to post the mails at least one week before stated dates.
The advisory for other points of destination worldwide will be announced as soon as PhilPost receives the bulletin from other Postal Administrations on the matter, Mr. Bioco said. (PIA 8) [top]