The Cayman Islands Postal Service delivers local mail to residents and businesses in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Local mail posted by 3pm in Grand Cayman, Monday to Friday, will reach its destination on the same Island within 2 working days. Mail posted in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman by 3pm, Monday to Friday, will reach any destination in the Cayman Islands within 3 working days. The cost of local mail is CI$.25 per ounce.
Overseas mail is surface airlifted, which is dependent upon airlines. Express Mail Service (EMS) is available to over 140 countries from the Cayman Islands and can be purchased from the General Post Office during business hours.
There are 5 post offices in Grand Cayman. The head branch is located in George Town, the island's capital.
Import Duty and Taxes
When you order items online or have something shipped to you from overseas, you will often be required to pay a certain amount of duty upon collecting your package. Duty is calculated by package weight, package contents and the standard rate.