Getting your Mail on the Road
Many post offices will allow you to receive your mail as general delivery in whatever town you are staying in or passing through. If the town has several post offices, oftentimes, it is the main post office that offers this service. It’s a good idea to call first to verify that the post office does allow for general delivery mail. If they do, make sure that the person who is sending you mail puts the words "general delivery" on the box or envelope. Putting this below your name and above the post office’s address will suffice.
Sign up for a Mail Forwarding Service
If you don’t have a friend or relative that wants to forward your mail to you, there are plenty of mail forwarding services that will do it for you. If you do a Google search, you will come across many mail forwarding companies. One popular mail forwarding service in the RV world is run by the Escapees RV Club. Since they cater to RVers, they "get" the lifestyle. Their service is popular for a variety of reasons--they offer great personal service like opening your mail for you and reading it to you over the phone. They are also able to accept and forward packages through USPS, UPS, and FedEx. You must be an Escapees member to use this service, but the annual fee for membership is reasonable and the advantages to being a member of the Escapees RV Club are plentiful.
Whatever method you choose--whether it’s your Aunt Sally sending you a monthly package or you go ahead with a mail forwarding service--you’ll be be able to receive your mail wherever you are happily parking it.
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