How to Claim Packages Stuck at Spanish Customs in Barajas Airport
Jan12

How to Claim Packages Stuck at Spanish Customs in Barajas Airport

The holidays are a chaotic time at post offices in Spain, and for anyone who has lived in Spain long enough, it’s a time when lines are long, prices for shipping are sky-high and the inevitable holiday cheer package gets stuck in customs. While it’s enough to make you go full-on Grinch at the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, you can usually get your packages back, though you’ll usually have to fork over VAT, or duty,...

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Sending and Receiving Packages in Spain
Feb06

Sending and Receiving Packages in Spain

When it comes to living abroad, missing your favorite products from home is only a matter of time.  Moreover, when the holidays approach or an important birthday peaks your friends and family will likely want to mark the occasion with a gift in the mail. But before you decide to send or receive a package in Spain, be forewarned: sometimes the thought really should be what counts. The easy answer is to tell loved ones to send you some...

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