UAE villa residents offered MyHome postal service

Emirati postal service Emirates Postal Group (EPG) is to offer the MyHome postal service to residents of certain villa communities in the UAE.

EPG released a statement announcing the offering on the 18 Feb saying that, “Under this system, on application from a customer, Emirates Post Group installs a mailbox on the compound wall or near the main door of the customer’s villa.

“The box comes with separate compartments for incoming and outgoing mail. Postmen from drop mail into the box or collect outgoing mail from it, either daily or three times a week, depending on the option selected by the customer.”

Chief Commercial Officer of EPG, Mr. Ibrahim Bin Karam, commented: “We are pleased to offer this premium service in selected villa communities. This is part of our efforts to deliver mail directly to subscribers’ homes under a pilot project. We are confident that residents of these selected communities will find this service useful and convenient.”

“The MyHome service was introduced in response to the demand for door delivery of mail. It eliminates the need to drive to the post office to collect mail. MyHome brings mail to the subscriber’s doorstep, offering a great convenience.”

Under the system MyHome customers will pay an annual rental fee of AED 750 for mail delivery three times as week, and for those wishing for six day a wee delivery they will pay AED 1250 annually.

Those interested can arrange a subscription to the MyHome service by filling out a form available at local post offices or through the EPG website. Seven days after applying the box will be installed at the customer’s home. EPG will supply and install standard mailboxes.