(Closed) How do I address to an FPO address?

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
1736 posts
Bumble bee

I did a little Google search and it seems that the overwhelming preference by the post office is to use the abbreviations to avoid confusion. I found this little blurb:

“Military Addresses: overseas locations must contain APO or FPO designations along with two character “state” abbreviation of AE, AP or AA ( AE is used for armed forces in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada; AP is for the Pacific; and AA is used for the Americas excluding Canada) plus the ZIP (e.g., APO AE 09001-4567)”

Post # 4
154 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Schloss Heiligenberg/ Spearfish Canyon Lodge

We had two FPO addresses on our guest list. I still wrote the addresses out in calligraphy, but left it with the acronyms as is. All arrived safely.

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