Each Friday, we feature a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Ray F., who shares a trick for receiving mail and packages when he’s out of town:
“We travel a great deal. We often have a neighbor pick up our mail daily for our return. With this service from the USPS, I see (at about 5am everyday) an email with a photograph of the front of every envelope or mailing piece. It is free.”
A great tip Thanks, Ray! For more tips meant to help you manage your mail while traveling, see:
- How to Keep Your Holiday Packages Safe From Porch Pirates
- Travel Tip of the Day: Have a Neighbor Get Your Mail
- Travel Tip of the Day: More Mail Advice
How do you manage your mail while traveling?
Managing your mail from afar can be tricky, but it’s important, not least because a buildup of mail can tip off would-be burglars that your house is empty. How do you manage your mail while traveling? Do you ask a neighbor or friend for help? Do you alert the USPS? Share your experience and tips in the comments below!
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