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Delays of mail delivery to Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games

July 14, 2016

The designated postal operator of Brazil has informed us of possible delays in the delivery of mail items sent to Rio de Janeiro from 19 July to 20 September 2016 because of transportation logistics changes in the city owing to the hosting of the Olympic Games in Brazil.

Inbound mail from the same region may also be delayed for the same reason.

Thank you for your kind understanding of this situation.

Destination Affected region Affected period Mail types
Brazil Rio de Janeiro From 19 July to 20 September 2016 All types
(EMS, Airmail* SAL and Surface mail)

Note: This information is based on a notification from the destination country. The situation may change according to the circumstances in that country.

*Airmail includes airmail postal services such as International e Packet, greeting cards, priority bulk airmail (D-mail) and non-priority bulk airmail (P-mail).

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