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 You can receive packages through your [[lifestyle:​mail_forwarding|mail forwarding service]], although this results in paying two shipping fees. You can receive packages through your [[lifestyle:​mail_forwarding|mail forwarding service]], although this results in paying two shipping fees.
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 +===== shipping lockers =====
  
 [[http://​amzn.to/​2kGs1zp|Amazon]] will ship to [[http://​amzn.to/​2jDXmB0|an Amazon locker]].((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-shipping-address?​pid=259146#​pid259146)) [[http://​amzn.to/​2kGs1zp|Amazon]] will ship to [[http://​amzn.to/​2jDXmB0|an Amazon locker]].((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-shipping-address?​pid=259146#​pid259146))
  
-[[https://​www.walmart.com/|Walmart]] will ship (transfer, actually) to any WM near you, no shipping charge It will be bundled up in the old Layaway area in the back.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/forums/Thread-shipping-address?pid=259146#pid259146))+It may be easier to use google searches to find Amazon lockers. ​ See sticky-bit'​s post [[https://​www.reddit.com/r/​vandwellers/​comments/​b8zrc9/​google_maps_is_a_better_interface_for_the_nomad/​reddit|google maps is a better interface for the nomad]] reddit post. 
 +===== ship to store ===== 
 + 
 +Many [[https://​encrypted.google.com/​search?​hl=en&​q=ship%20to%20store|chain retail stores offer "free ship to store"​]] ​(transfer, actually) to a branch ​near you. It may be also be called order pickup, ​in-store pickup, free pickup, etc.  Payment is done on the website and the customer shows ID (Drivers License, credit card used in the order) to pick up the bundle when they arrive. 
 + 
 +Examples: ​  
 +  * Bass Pro((http://​www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/​stores/​servlet/​CFPageC?​storeId=10151&​catalogId=10051&​langId=-1&​pageID=4988&​cm_ven=redirect&​cm_cat=mktg&​cm_pla=bps&​cm_ite=pickup?hvarAID=vantage)) 
 +  * Home Depot((http://​www.homedepot.com/​c/​Featured_At_Home_Depot#shipStore)) 
 +  * Sears((http://​www.sears.com/​en_us/​dap/​In-Vehicle-Pick-Up.html)) 
 +  * Staples((http://​www.staples.com/​office/​supplies/​shipstorepopup)) 
 +  * Target((http://​help.target.com/​help/​subcategoryarticle?​lnk=OrderPickupFAQs&​childcat=Order+Pickup&​parentcat=Delivery+Options&​searchQuery=search+help)) 
 +  * Tractor Supply((http://​www.tractorsupply.com/​policies-information_customer-solutions_buy-online-pick-up-in-store-faq)) 
 +  * True Value hardware((http://​www.truevalue.com/​content.jsp?​pageName=ship_to_store)) 
 +  * Walgreen'​s((http://​news.walgreens.com/​press-releases/​general-news/​walgreens-introduces-ship-to-store-offering-with-free-shipping-for-online-and-mobile-orders.htm)) 
 +  * Walmart((http://​help.walmart.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​281/​~/​picking-up-orders-with-store-pickup)) 
 + 
 +===== USPS General Delivery =====
  
 If the local Post Office agrees (ask the postmaster first), you may be able to send your package there as General Delivery. ​ USPS offers GD as a service to transients.((https://​about.usps.com/​postal-bulletin/​2013/​pb22375/​html/​updt_006.htm)). If the local Post Office agrees (ask the postmaster first), you may be able to send your package there as General Delivery. ​ USPS offers GD as a service to transients.((https://​about.usps.com/​postal-bulletin/​2013/​pb22375/​html/​updt_006.htm)).
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 with the -9999 suffix indicating General Delivery.((http://​www.truckcampermagazine.com/​camper-lifestyle/​sending-receiving-mail-road)) ​  Be sure to ask if the postmaster has any special address or other instructions.  ​ with the -9999 suffix indicating General Delivery.((http://​www.truckcampermagazine.com/​camper-lifestyle/​sending-receiving-mail-road)) ​  Be sure to ask if the postmaster has any special address or other instructions.  ​
 +
 +Caveats:
 +
 +  * UPS/​FedEx/​etc //may// deliver to the USPS if the post office'​s street address is included. ​ This is highly variable.
 +  * tracking may not be complete -- general delivery shipments may show "out for delivery"​ in the post office'​s city as the last step. 
 +
 +
 +===== local mail services =====
 +Local services like UPS stores may accept packages for a fee.((http://​www.cheaprvliving.com/​forums/​Thread-shipping-address?​pid=259088#​pid259088))
 +
  
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