Tag: Cayman Islands Postal Service

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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New stamps out of this world

New stamps out of this world

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has issued a four-stamp set that features images from space. The photographs used for the stamps were taken at the Dr William Hrudey Observatory, based at the University College of the Cayman Islands. Depicted are the moon (25¢ stamp), Saturn (50¢), the sun (75¢) and Jupiter ($1.60).

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Ag stamp set cultivates a following

Ag stamp set cultivates a following

| 02/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The latest set of Cayman Islands’ postage stamps, highlighting local agriculture, has been attracting interest both locally and overseas since the release at the end of March. Three of the seven stamps are dedicated to the memories and contributions of Mercherito Chantilope, John Bothwell and Kent “Biggie” Rankin. The other four stamps […]

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Not happy with postal service to Canada

Not happy with postal service to Canada

| 10/08/2016 | 28 Comments

Why does it take a letter from Canada less than a week to arrive in Cayman; but mail sent from Cayman to Canada often takes over two months to get to its destination in Canada? The staff at the post office in Cayman blames Canada Post. There is no disruption or strikes currently in Canada […]

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New stamps celebrate Cayman’s shipping history

New stamps celebrate Cayman’s shipping history

| 21/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service’s latest stamp issue commemorates the role that ships played in shaping the history and economy of the Cayman Islands. The five-stamp “Historic Ships” issue illustrates the Cayman Islands’ rich shipbuilding and seafaring culture, featuring just a few of the many schooners and ships that have been integral to Caymanian heritage.

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Young design winners get stamp of approval

Young design winners get stamp of approval

| 28/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The five students who created the winning stamp designs for the 2015 special Christmas issue were recently presented with mementoes by the Cayman Islands Postal Service. Each young person received a framed stamp set with a first-day cover, a sheet of their stamps and a commemorative poster from Postmaster General Sheena Glasgow.

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