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Postal Services St. Maarten NV and Aruba Post NV signs Postal Money Order Agreement

PHILIPSBURG - Postal Services St. Maarten NV (PSS) announced on Thursday that new postal money services between St. Maarten and Aruba is now available.

This service is now possible through an agreement that was signed between (PSS) and Aruba Post NV.

The Postal Money Order Agreement, will allow the general public of St. Maarten the option again to send postal money orders to Aruba, as well as receive postal money orders from Aruba via the post office.

The service will be offered at both PSS's postal locations in Philipsburg and Simpson Bay.

The maximum amount that can be sent or received via the Fax Postal Money Order or "Postwissel" arrangement will be up to ANG 3,000 and the cost per transaction will be a flat rate of ANG 5 guilders.

The service is readily available, and the general public is urged to come in once more to do their usual money transactions between St. Maarten and Aruba.

For any further details clients are being advised to contact the Post Office.

In a press release Thursday (PSS) advised the general public that it is also busy negotiating and hoping to get such an agreement in place with NPNA, which to date has not yet signed on, but hopes will do so within short to allow the public at large the service they are accustomed to of having at the post between the former islands of the Netherlands Antilles.

PSS also stated that they continue to work on bringing back other past and new business opportunities into the post office and will be updating the general public on the conclusion of these agreements within very short.

The press statement concluded by saying that the PSS family thanks the community, despite the challenges for its support and understanding, for the new operations.