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a VirtualTourist member from San Francisco

Province of Southern Leyte

Address

I have a friend of mine that lives in Maasin. The address they have only says Bantig, Maasin Southern Leyte. Shouldn't there be an address number to the apartments or a street name?



7 Answers


answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Manila

if that's a small town/baranggay, chances are, the postman would know the recipient. most of the small towns here don't have street names, much less than number. i'm guessing that Bantig is their baranggay name.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from San Francisco

I thought Maasin was a good sized city. If they just move there how do they know the recipient? I have some addresses from some places there and they have street names. I don't know, I just needeed to know. 'cause i needed to send something and I want to make sure they get it.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Manila

maybe you can check if Bantig is their baranggay? That way it'll be easier for the post man to direct the mail.

it's my experience with small towns in the provinces - our address is just 'barangay mancruz, daet, camarines norte'. i've tried sending mail to our place before and i got it even if the postman doesn't know me personally.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Mindanao

if its ur friend, then u can always ask them, cant u?
failing this, send it c/o of the post office in the Barangay, then then will be able to collect the itme in person




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from San Francisco

They are new in Maasin. So this is the way they recieved the address. This is all they gave me. I am just used to seeing atleast a street name or apt. number. Like before when they were in Paranaque. But I guess it is just different ther. It must just be a little town outside of Maasin, 'cause they have to travel about 15 to 20 mins for the son to go to his private school, which i think may be in downtown Maasin.So I gather that Bantig is a small town outside of Maasin, Correct? Thank You




answered by
a VirtualTourist member from Mindanao

yes bantig is only small place.
so just post to the post office in that town/ Barangay and they can collect.
Also, ask your friends to visit the post office and make themselves known- just so the staff know them. This is how we pick our mail up here and we have never lost a letter yet.




answered by
a VirtualTourist member

there is no need to have the apt #
you can go there and ask someone for the person who you are looking
its a small barrio anyway...





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