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Getting pretty tired of the postal service here in Poland

Magdalena 3 | 1,837
7 Apr 2011 #31
There was no delivery here

Did it ever occur to you that someone else, at a different address even, could have fraudulently signed for the parcel? Maybe even the postman himself? If so, their signature is somewhere in the paperwork and they can be traced. If, on the other hand, nobody signed for the parcel and it's gone, Poczta Polska needs to check were the heck it is anyway. But for any of this to happen, you need to stop moaning about thieves and start pestering the only people who can help you - Poczta Polska employees at the appropriate post office. Have you even talked to them about this, or do you just gloat over your online delivery confirmations and do nothing?
wildrover 98 | 4,451
7 Apr 2011 #32
My local post office is five years i have never had anything go missing , camera,s , and all manor of nice stealable things have all arrived here intact...
sarah89 1 | 2
9 Aug 2011 #33
Merged: Polish postal service is driving me crazy >_<

I live in Poland - Krakow

these days am swapin with ppl all over the world from all sort of items am always facin this *lost* mails and most of my packages r quit pricy after CP the items payin whole of a lot pack it PAY FOR THE SHIPPIN send it and then find out after 1 month still didnt recive! i swap with trusted ppl who i know and friends i dont get my end as well! they send me from UK USA CA ASIA ... and alot i dont get / as well alot dont reach to the other side, i dont know what to do with this! can anyone plz help me i dont speak polish so i dont know where to go i cant do DC recorded shipping it cost too much, up to now i lost 6 pakages i send and 5 i didnt get even thought the swaper send me a pic of the pakage with the stamps everythin and the receipt.

i pay for the shipping and for the mail service it dosent make sence how it can just VANISH :|

please help :'(((((
Wroclaw 44 | 5,384
9 Aug 2011 #34
i have an agreement with family in the uk. i don't send them anything from... and they don't send anything to Poland.

it ain't worth it.
sarah89 1 | 2
9 Aug 2011 #35
i get things i cant have in here in better price and its like my hobby :'( so annoying
LwowskaKrakow 28 | 431
9 Aug 2011 #36
is there anything at all that can be done about this?

send them by registered Post.
loska - | 8
10 Aug 2011 #37
Well, it's commonly known that Polish rails and postal services are still under communism...
7 Sep 2011 #38
I send three letters to my Polish penpal from out of Holland from wich the last two didn't arive... :/ I send letters to Finland, Taiwan, Japan, China etc. and they all arive perfectly on time even when I send them unregistered with the national post... Only the Polish postal system seems to give me trouble...
pawian 197 | 19,881
7 Sep 2011 #39
I send three letters to my Polish penpal from out of Holland from wich the last two didn't arive...

Gay letters are censored in Poland. Sorry. You are allowed to send only one a month.
30 Jul 2013 #40
Sorry to tell you this, I Poland they will steal anything heavier or bigger than an ordinary letter (unless it's registered post)... period :(

If I were you I would start charging registered posting or sipping by DPD or UPS... good luck
Cardno85 31 | 976
30 Jul 2013 #41
(unless it's registered post)

And there's your answer. I haven't had much problem with ordering things from Allegro and using regular post. But if you are sending items of any value between countries why would you not use registered post?
Monitor 14 | 1,820
30 Jul 2013 #42
There is competitor of Poczta Polska - they only deliver letters to larger cities, but when that's the destination perhaps it's worth to consider this company. They are cheaper than Poczta Polska.
8 Oct 2013 #43
Hi everyone. I posted a box economic post from Poland while there to Australia. I was told it would take 2 months but now 2 1/2 months later still nothing. I stupidly lost my slip with I'm guessing a tracking number. Any advice on how long it will take, whether its likely stolen or how else to get my tracking number?
InWroclaw 89 | 1,914
18 Oct 2013 #45
Merged: Registering for email notification of Poland Post Office registered letters?

Anyone know how to do this? Apparently, an addressee can register with Poland's Post Office (PP) to receive email or perhaps SMS alerts when there's a registered letter awaiting them at their local Post Office. A link and basic instructions would be appreciated.

Found it
dzien dobre
19 Nov 2016 #46
Postal service here in Poland is a disaster, very rarely do I end up with my post. I have got to the stage where I have to tell people not to send me things by mail because I won't receive it. The problem now is that if I buy on Amazon something like a book it's a complete lottery if I'll ever actually get it. Complaining in Poland is a waste of time because it is never dealt with just the same thing again and again - "did you sent it by registered post? No, well that's the problem." Waiting for four weeks now for something and no sign of it, so the seller will have to send it again and that'll be a further four weeks again... It's so annoying...
dolnoslask 6 | 3,072
19 Nov 2016 #47
Postal service here in Poland is a disaster

Where abouts do you live I have never had a problem here in Lower Silesia.

Well apart from the odd delivery driver who rings to ask if I can meet him in town because he is too lazy to drive to my village.

I use all sorts Ebay(UK), Amazon, Allegro, and the normal postal service.
19 Nov 2016 #48
When I buy things from eBay usually 1 in 4 parcels go missing when I used just the normal post office delivery service without signed for etc. Now I use only 'signed for' or I send the parcel to a friend in the UK who then sends it on via 'parcel monkey' if it's valuable. I don't tend to have low value items sent to me as it's then not cost effective to pay extra for signed for.
up the creek
19 Nov 2016 #49
I just recently had a gift sent from the UK to Warsaw, 6 weeks no arrival. The sending party sent me a copy of receipt as all is itemised in the UK, I checked with the local Postal office, they could not provide me with any information. It was checked in the UK. The Post office informed they could track it all the way to Warsaw, then it gets lost in the wash. End result the UK post office refunded the postal costs,although the package went walk about in Warsaw.The UK post office informed it had become a common occurrence that packages go missing in Poland from the UK. Polska Poczta told us it was their first experience for a package to go missing.
dolnoslask 6 | 3,072
19 Nov 2016 #50
a package to go missing.

Kaktus are you in warsaw too, might be some local criminality going on.
2 Aug 2018 #51
Several items posted to Poland were not delivered. Have stopped. Simple letter took 2 weeks to be delivered from Ireland. I regularly receive post in Ireland from Canada in 3 to 4 days. I'm using a courier from now on.
Atch 17 | 3,683
2 Aug 2018 #52
Yup. There's still an awful lot of thieving in Poczta Polska. Basically unless you send things registered at either end it's a lottery and post to Ireland from Poland is not exactly cheap either if you want to send a parcel.
Rich Mazur 4 | 3,138
2 Aug 2018 #53
You are all lying. All that complaining is just to give Poland bad name. Nobody ever steals anything in Poland and the government employees are always helpful and smile when you approach them with your silly problems. None of you are probably even Polish.

I forgot to add: especially the government employees working in health care delivery.
Ziemowit 14 | 4,404
2 Aug 2018 #54
You are all lying.

Of course, they are all lying. Only clowns like you can tell the truth on the PF. Amen to that and hallowed be thy name.

Back on topic please
Joker 3 | 2,804
3 Aug 2018 #55
Several items posted to Poland were not delivered

Ive had items missing, sent from the US post office to Poland. This is before I found a delivery service named Polamar that we've have good luck with so far:)

I wouldnt send anything valuable unless you can Insure it.

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