Lappeenranta Airport (LPP) is an international airport in the southeast of Finland and has budget flights to/from Riga, Airport Weeze, Copenhagen, Brussels and Milan. It's sometimes called St Petersburg West airport, because of its location just across the border with Russia.
From Lappeenranta it is just about 2 hours by train to Helsinki, making this a good alternative if flights to Helsinki are (much) more expensive. Other trains to to Vyborg, St Petersburg (both Russia) and other cities and towns in Finland like north to Savonlinna.
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See also International Telephone Calls
Post is fast and reliable in Finland. You can receive mail simply by marking it Poste Restante, and the postal code of the town (check with the particular post office). First class stamps can be bought from machines or inside the office, and the fare is the same anywhere in the world up to 20 grams, so your postcards will be fine. The current rate for a stamp is €0.75. Heavier letters and postcards have different prices though, you can check them online at the Posti Website. There is also a 'track and trace' system available. Stamps are widely available and sold with the postcards, in kiosks, stationary shops and souvinier shops. Parcels abroad are expensive. You can buy all the packing from the post office, including boxes, tapes etc.
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