PRESS RELEASE: Send your mails and parcels early, PHLPost reminds publicDecember 2, 2015 As the Christmas season is coming near and people are now busy preparing for the holidays, PHLPost reminds those who wish to send their Christmas mails and presents to post it as early as possible to be able to reach its recipient before Christmas and New Year.
Postmaster General Josie dela Cruz advised the public to send their mails and parcels before the prescribed dates to guarantee the arrival of their items in time for the Yuletide season.
As a guide to senders, PHLPost issued a Christmas mail schedule for its Domestic and International Express, Registered and Ordinary Mails, and parcels where clients should send not later than the specified date to ensure that mails and parcels will reach its destination before Christmas day (December 25) and New Year (January 1).
Holiday-related Domestic Express mails (DEMS) should be sent not later than December 16 (Wednesday), and December 14 (Monday) for International Express mails (IEMS).
Domestic registered mails should be posted earlier than December 10 (Thursday.
Meanwhile, Domestic Ordinary mails should be sent on or before December 11 (Friday) while international ordinary mails should be sent not later than December 7 (Monday).
Lastly, the deadline for domestic parcels is set on December 10 (Thursday).
Dela Cruz also urged those in the provinces to mail their items earlier than the above schedule in order to reach destination in time for Christmas and New Year. Post Offices all over the country are open Mondays to Fridays, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except holidays.
She further said that the volume of letters and parcels sent through post offices are expected to increase during the Christmas season.