PO Box Services

#1
I'm moving to Argentina, and I need to keep a PO Box address in the US. I'm aware that in other countries there are companies that offer this service. You open a PO Box address with them and on a monthly basis they send you all the mail/packages that you want. Are you aware of such a company in Argentina ?
 
#2
The only service in Argentina I know of is OCA-box: http://www.ocabox.com.ar/
I tried to sign up with them online and resend some letters to myself here, and the package was lost. And visit to their International office on Peru street did not help at all. So, I would not recommend using them. May be somebody else had better experience?
I am using US Global Mail http://www.usglobalmail.com which is based in Houston, TX. Never had any problems with them. But letters and parcels nobody has to sign for are often getting lost here in Argentina. So if what you send is not a merchandize and there is no way to buy insurance, sending it by Fedex may be essentially your only option. Fedex also clears customs for you and collect custom duties on delivery. With cheaper options like US government postal service, you have to do it yourself at international postal office by Retiro station.
The only problem with Fedex is that it is expensive (46 dollars for Fedex envelope), so if there are people who would like to share a mailbox that would be great. We could resend all the mail in a single package and distribute it here. Or may be just bring it to the next dinner.
 
#3
I just moved to Argentina, and will stay here for 2-3 years. I had a mail-forwarding address set-up before I left in US, its NY Box http://www.nybox.com/ and never had any problem with them. I was originally torn between Fedex and Nybox, but settled with the latter because of the rates.
 

Greg2231

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#4
jctico said:
I'm moving to Argentina, and I need to keep a PO Box address in the US. I'm aware that in other countries there are companies that offer this service. You open a PO Box address with them and on a monthly basis they send you all the mail/packages that you want. Are you aware of such a company in Argentina ?
If what you are looking for is a US based PO-box that will forward mail to you here in Argentina, Then I would highly recommend the service I use: http://www.earthclassmail.com/
They scan the front and back of each piece of mail as it comes in, and you are able to view all your mail online, and then choose what you wan't done with each piece of mail(Open and scan the contents, Recycle, Store, Forward) I have been with them for over 3 years and have been completely satisfied.
 
#5
I have used usabox.com for years and never had a problem. I get a scan of each piece of mail so I know what I have I can send it down at anytime or scheduled shipments. Your address will be in Miami Florida (if that matters). I recommend them without hesitation.