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1. Posted by becs (Budding Member 17 posts) 10y

can anyone help me please. i know there is a system in Oz where you can post stuff to people and it arrives at the post office and they pick it up from there. (hope that makes sense!)
my Dad is due to arrive in Carins soon and needs me to send him his new credit card....does anyone know the address of the post office i can mail it to????
please help
thanks!

2. Posted by kurwah (Full Member 60 posts) 10y

Hi Bec,
If you do the following your father should receive his letter.

LASTNAME, Firstname
Poste Restante
BUNGALOW LPO
SHOP 1164-170 AUMELLER ST
BUNGALOW QLD 4870
AUSTRALIA

I suggest you try and disguise the fact it is a credit card by placing it in a DL envelope that has about 4 A4 pages folded around it.

3. Posted by becs (Budding Member 17 posts) 10y

brilliant!!! thanks for helping me!

4. Posted by majito (Respected Member 442 posts) 10y

Haven't heard of that Post Restante in Cairns. The official listed one is

Your dads name
C/O Post Restante
13 Grafton St
Cairns
QLD 4870

5. Posted by Sander (Moderator 4808 posts) 10y

Both addresses are listed as Post Offices here: http://www.nowwhere.com.au/austpost/postofficelocator/default.aspx (search on Cairns) - although majito's address is closer to the city center and thus probably handier for your father.

6. Posted by becs (Budding Member 17 posts) 10y

brilliant
thanks for all your help!