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Handling of mail in Asian countries during China's National Day vacation period.

September 18, 2009

Mail delivery services may be suspended in countries throughout Asia for China’s National Day vacation period.

Furthermore, please note that any mail delivery that does take place may be slower than usual due to companies being closed and recipients of mail being away.

Please refer to the following table for mail handling in each country during China’s National Day celebration period.

Country China Hong Kong Korea Malaysia Taiwan
Vacation period Oct 1 (Thu)
through
Oct 8 (Thu)
Oct 1 (Thu)
and
Oct 3 (Sat)
Oct 2 (Fri)
through
Oct 4 (Sun)
Sep 19 (Sat)
through
Sep 22 (Tue)
Oct 3 (Sat)
and
Oct 10 (Sat)
Mail likely to be delayed EMS, airmail, SAL
Mail handling Postal exchange※ ×
Customs ×
Delivery × × ×
Notes

Mail sorting on Oct 2 only.
Customs services on Oct 4 only.

Only EMS services will take place normally.

○・・・handled  △・・・partial handling ×・・・not handled

  • “Postal exchange” refers to the exchange of postal items with post offices overseas.


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