Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 getting to CDG
  2. 2 2 week trip to Lisbon, Porto, Douro, seeking input
  3. 3 Day trips ideas from Lausanne, Switzerland
  4. 4 Cambrils
  5. 5 Single mom w/ 8 mo baby traveling to Paris and London
  6. 6 kimhe or others - flamenco rec in Sevilla?
  7. 7 Scotland 10 Nights - Trying To Narrow Down Where To Go & Stay
  8. 8 UK in July -- early planning stages
  9. 9 Iceland 9 Days Late March - Review Itinerary!
  10. 10 3-4 days Netherland trip
  11. 11 Amalfi Coast help
  12. 12 CDG airport and connection time
  13. 13 Paris getaway with my daughter hotel ideas
  14. 14 Day trip to Montserrat - any tips?
  15. 15 Another northern Italy itinerary.
  16. 16 Amalfi coast hotel recs
  17. 17 solo guy traveling to europe help please :)
  18. 18 Tripcho Travel Guided Tours
  19. 19 Trains in Alps and UK
  20. 20 Switzerland
  21. 21 Trip Report January Sicily and exploding cornetto al cioccolato
  22. 22 More earthquakes in central Italy
  23. 23 Itinerary help needed: 10-11 days in Calabria, Siciily, and (maybe) Puglia
  24. 24 Spending Money for 10 Days in France/Italy
  25. 25 2 Months - Dubrovnik to Frankfurt Itinerary
View next 25 » Back to the top

Sending Mail to U.S. from Europe

Jump to last reply

Hello-

We are continuing to plan our wonderful European vaca and are fine tuning all details (we hope).

I was wondering the best way to prepare to send small items back home to the children who will not be joining us on the trip? This would be small items and post cards.

1. Does anyone know about how long a small package or postcard will take to reach the U.S.?

2. Should we buy postage from U.S. before we leave or is this even possible? This would be just for the postcards.

3. Will we be required to fill out customs forms?

4. Do you have any other tips for sending mail from Europe to U.S.? i.e., what days are post offices closed? What have been your expiriences in mailing items back to the U.S.?

Thank you again-in advance!! You all are so wonderful!

21 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement