Santa Claus’s Swiss team goes to work at the Chiasso post office

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BERN, SWITZERLAND – If you know anyone who expects a gift or two from Santa Claus this Christmas, Swiss Post might be able to lend a hand. Santa’s Swiss Christmas team is at work again, preparing to answer letters from children and to forward them on to Santa’s official address in Rovaniemi, Finland. Santa’s Swiss […]

Post office agrees to maintain rates, price zones for packages abroad

BERN, SWITZRLAND – Swiss Post has agreed, after lengthy discussions with “Mr Price“, the Swiss price surveillance office, to abandon earlier plans to increase rates for packages sent abroad and to maintain its current system of five price zones. Private customers will continue to have the option of sending a “maxi letter international” but as […]

Swiss Post says 97.5-plus% of mail deliveries are on time

BERN, SWITZERLAND – Swiss Post says that of the 2.3 billion letters processed in 2011, 97.5 percent of A mail were delivered on time and for the slower B mail letters, a new record was set of 99.3 percent, showing improvements in both. The delivery time was also good for the 100 million parcels delivered […]

You can now mail your letters later in the day

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Swiss Post says letters are back in style; postal service adapts pickup times BERN, SWITZERLAND – Letters are fashionable again, despite the Internet, says Swiss Post, and it is adjusting its collection times to meet the changing needs of those who use the mail service. Starting today, Monday 5 September, mailbox collections will be made […]