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Subject: How About Puerto Rico?
Date Posted: 8/25/2014 6:03 PM ET
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I have my first request for a book to go to Puerto Rico - on average, how is the travel time? It'll be going out first class.

Gail

Date Posted: 8/25/2014 7:31 PM ET
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Actually, I've found PR to be quite quick.  I was expecting it to be slow.  Florida Keys took longer.  I'll do Media Mail to PR.  (Never to Guam.  Those suckers take forever.)

Date Posted: 8/25/2014 7:32 PM ET
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The site will allow 35 days for it to arrive, but it will probably get there faster.

Date Posted: 8/25/2014 8:00 PM ET
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I have no idea where you live, but when I mailed from NY it was fairly quick.

Date Posted: 8/25/2014 9:10 PM ET
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A few months ago I sent a book media mail to the Virgin Islands and it took just over a week.

Date Posted: 8/25/2014 9:13 PM ET
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I have family in PR and unless it's Christmas they get packages from me in a week. Sometimes 9 days but it's never been longer (except at Christmas). I don't know if it matters but I send to Ponce, Mayaguez and Utuado. Good luck!
Date Posted: 8/26/2014 5:05 PM ET
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oh yeah, when I lived in Guam, our mail came on a barge.  One January a big storm flooded the mail barge and my birthday packages came soggy and ruined.

Date Posted: 8/26/2014 6:17 PM ET
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Thank you all for the feedback.

Gail

Date Posted: 9/2/2014 5:24 PM ET
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Just a quick update on my original post - I mailed the book to Puerto Rico on Saturday - it was received today!

Gail