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Tag: Cayman Islands Postal Service

Postal office closures for tropical storm

Postal office closures for tropical storm

| 05/10/2020 | 0 Comments

All post offices closed at 11am this morning, Monday, 5 October, and remain closed until the All Clear is issued for Tropical Storm Delta.

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Post office extended hours, reopenings updated

Post office extended hours, reopenings updated

| 26/08/2020 | 0 Comments

The Postal Service states that as of Monday 24, August, the Seven Mile Beach Post Office and Philatelic Bureau have reopened with timings as follows until further notice: Mondays – Thursdays 9am – 4pm and Fridays: 9am – 4:30pm.

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George Town Post Office reopening

George Town Post Office reopening

| 10/08/2020 | 0 Comments

The General Post Office located in downtown George Town will reopen its counters for customer service on Tuesday, 11 August, from 9am – 3pm, Tuesday through Friday.  Additionally, the Cayman Islands Postal Service will be accepting up to 24 August all mail destined for Jamaica.  

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New ways to submit and pay for services at DG’s office

New ways to submit and pay for services at DG’s office

| 25/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Deputy Governor (ODG) has made it easier for customers to submit applications and pay for services provided by the Office. Applicants for British Overseas Territories Citizenship (BOTC) Naturalisation/Registration, British Registration, and the expungement of criminal records can submit applications via email. 

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Postal Service offers extended service

Postal Service offers extended service

| 22/06/2020 | 1 Comment

The Cayman Islands Postal Service is extending its Grand Cayman open days as of next week. Effective Tuesday, 23 June 2020, three post offices will offer extended hours. They are:

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Postal Service current collection hours

Postal Service current collection hours

| 06/05/2020 | 1 Comment

This week the Airport, West End and Little Cayman Post Offices are open: Wednesdays (for persons with surnames and businesses with names starting with A-K), Thursdays (for persons with surnames and businesses with names starting with L-Z).

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CIPS ready for limited re-opening

CIPS ready for limited re-opening

| 27/04/2020 | 2 Comments

The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) is gearing up to re-open to the public on a limited basis this week. Beginning Wednesday, 29 April, government will re-open a single post office on each island for two days a week. The post offices that will reopen are as follows:

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Text message circulated NOT from CI Postal Service

Text message circulated NOT from CI Postal Service

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Postal Service has received numerous calls this afternoon (Tuesday, 20 August 2019) from customers who received a text message claiming to be from the Post Office and displaying the Postal Service logo. The text message claims to be about a promotion, with a Galaxy phone as the give-away. The Postal Service categorically […]

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Cayman hosts regional postal workshop

Cayman hosts regional postal workshop

| 18/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Key postal personnel from nine regional jurisdictions participated in a week-long workshop at the George Town Public Library to better prepare for changes in postal accounting systems. The Terminal Dues and Cost Accounting Training workshop, held 12-16 August, was jointly hosted by the Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) and the Royal Mail […]

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Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

Why Christmas cards arrived this summer?

| 08/08/2019 | 16 Comments

Last week three Christmas cards arrived in my Cayman Brac post office box, two from within the Cayman Islands and one from the UK. While it’s always fun to get Christmas mail in the middle of summer, I’m very curious about where it’s been all this time. Are there deep dark corners of the postal […]

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Where are my packages from overseas?

Where are my packages from overseas?

| 21/06/2019 | 20 Comments

I shop locally in Cayman wherever possible and am happy to support local business, however there are some items which I sometimes have to source from overseas, and most of the time these items are delivered via parcel post at the Airport Post Office. The issue is, though, that it is a completely hit and […]

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New stamps celebrate Christmas

New stamps celebrate Christmas

| 25/11/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has released a four-stamp collection depicting the titles of popular Christmas hymns, featured on island-themed graphics. The stamps went on sale Friday, 23 November, and are valued at 25¢, 80¢, $1.50 and $2. The issue also includes a first day cover at $5.35, which will be available […]

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New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

New stamp issue celebrates Coat of Arms

| 22/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service issued a new $2 stamp on Friday, 19 October, to participate in the ongoing year-long celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The single-stamp issue, available in a souvenir sheet format, depicts the Coat of Arms against a blue background and mentions […]

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CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

| 26/08/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has releases a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) that each depict an aircraft in CAL’s current fleet.

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Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

Stamp issue commemorates royal wedding

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) has released a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Princess Meghan. The new stamps, valued in denominations of 25¢, 75¢, 80¢ and $1, feature the couple in four different poses.

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Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

Stamp issue marks royal platinum anniversary

| 13/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four new stamps featuring Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and released to commemorate their platinum wedding anniversary mark the latest issue from the Cayman Islands Postal Service. The stamps, available for purchase at all post offices in the Cayman Islands, showcase photographs from the royal couple’s married life.

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New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

New stamp issue celebrates Christmas in Cayman

| 14/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a colourful set of seasonal stamps for Christmas. The set of four stamps and a first day cover showcase local Christmas traditions featuring the decorations put up each year by the Bodden sisters on South Church Street and by the Crighton family at their home […]

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New moth stamp series takes flight

New moth stamp series takes flight

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPSA) has released a series of stamps featuring the realistic artwork of Letitia Askew, in which she depicts local moths. The issue, which became effective on 12 October 2017, consists of a set of four stamps and a first day cover. The 20¢ stamp features Faithful Beauty, with […]

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