Friday 24 November 2017

An Post - helping its customers to have a happy holiday

This is the time of year many people are looking forward to their summer holidays. With this in mind An Post are promoting their range of travel services to customers in Post Offices nationwide.

Customers travelling to the UK or the USA can now buy Sterling and US Dollars commission-free at over 320 Post Offices nationwide. There is no need to pre-order or pre-pay, just pop in to buy Dollars or Sterling up to the value of €6,000. Daily exchange rates and a list of participating Post Offices can be found by logging on to The minimum purchase is £20 or $20.

Sterling and Dollars at the Post Office is just one of a number of travel related services from An Post. Passport Express has been helping Irish passport holders apply for and renew their passports for over 20 years. More than 80% of all Irish passport applications and renewals are processed through the Passport Express service available at all Post Offices nationwide. Passport Express saves customers time and hassle by submitting documents and payment to the Passport Office, and new passports are delivered back to customers by Express Post in 10 working days.

Mail piling up on a doormat can be a signal to burglars of an empty home or business premises. The Mailminder service available through the Post Office provides peace of mind for customers while they are away from home or a business. Mailminder suspends An Post delivery of mail while you’re away for up to 12 weeks.

Need to send money overseas urgently? Western Union money transfer allows you to send money to over 200 countries globally and it only takes minutes to get there. Recipients can just pick up the money at a Western Union Agency nearby and there’s no need even to have a bank account. Western Union money transfer is available at all Post Offices nationwide.

Whether it’s a family holiday, a city break, a business trip or a round-the-world voyage That’s being planned, let One Direct shoulder the burden of anything going wrong. One Direct Travel Insurance, which is underwritten by Chartis Europe Limited, can be purchased online and offers a variety of services from single to multi-trip and even extended stay cover for singles, couples or all the family. Simply decide the level of cover required and then sit back and relax in the knowledge that from delayed luggage or medical and emergency assistance to ash clouds or natural disasters One Direct travel insurance will go the distance.

And this summer, One Direct is offering customers 10% discount on Travel Insurance and Car Hire Excess Insurance when they carry out any Sterling or Dollar exchange, Mailminder, Western Union or Passport Express transaction at Post Offices that sell Sterling and Dollars before 31st August 2012.

An Post, doing more to get you on your way, hassle free.

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