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Posted by raav on 8/3/2012 at 03:31

Ok I have a slight problem im going to be in Cambodia in a weeks time and I've lost my credit card. So I've ordered a new one but I need to get it sent to somewhere in Cambodia that I can pick it up.

Does anybody know whats the best way to do it. I dont know where im going to be really but if I could get it sent somewhere I could organise to be there. I was wondering if its possible to have it sent to a post office for example and be able to pick it up from there. Can anybody help me?

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Posted by eastwest on 8/3/2012 at 08:11

That sounds difficult if you're dependent on the credit card.
Postal services in Cambodia are very unreliable. Sometimes it takes 2 weeks for something to arrive and sometimes 2 months. I live here and do have experience. If you do want to give it a try, the post offices do offer post restante service. So you could send it to yourself and pick it up.

I wouldn't risk anything with a credit card over the post in Cambodia. Not in the least because often the mail gets opened and you can imagine what might happen with a credit card.

Best to think of a solution working around it.

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