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Old 09-12-2015, 12:33 PM   #1
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Smile How to maintain a Florida address & get mail forwarded

We have sold our home and it closes on 9/23.
We want to maintain a Florida address & have our mail forwarded to us.
What is the best way to do this? Do you have any recommendations as to who/what to use.
It is expensive?
Will have many more questions we go along as we will be FINALLY full-timers!!!
Thank you in advance for any help/recommendations that you suggest.
Thanks,
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Old 09-12-2015, 12:49 PM   #2
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We have sold our home and it closes on 9/23.
We want to maintain a Florida address & have our mail forwarded to us.
What is the best way to do this? Do you have any recommendations as to who/what to use.
It is expensive?
Will have many more questions we go along as we will be FINALLY full-timers!!!
Thank you in advance for any help/recommendations that you suggest.
Thanks,
Don & Margaret

The Escapees now have a Florida physical address to go with their mail forwarding service. There is also "My RV Mail" up in Crestview. I currently use them but have had a coup,e of issues & may switch to Escapees.

https://www.myrvmail.com/


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Old 09-12-2015, 03:15 PM   #3
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We have sold our home and it closes on 9/23.
We want to maintain a Florida address & have our mail forwarded to us.
What is the best way to do this? Do you have any recommendations as to who/what to use.
It is expensive?
Will have many more questions we go along as we will be FINALLY full-timers!!!
Thank you in advance for any help/recommendations that you suggest.
Thanks,
Don & Margaret
We've used American Home Base out of Pensacola, Fl for 8 years now and have never had a problem. They've been great for us.
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We've been using UPS Store for the past five years. We set up an account with the local store and they'll forward wherever we want whenever we want. In Florida the store is a "real" physical address. Get it set up _before_ the house actually closes so if needed you can provide a physical address to sign up.
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We've used American Home Base out of Pensacola, Fl for 8 years now and have never had a problem. They've been great for us.
Ditto: They do a great job.
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We used a UPS store in Raleigh for over a year when we first started. Had a few issues with timely, accurate forwarding, but that could have been just that store. The point of my comment is that you should verify that the UPS Store address will be accepted as a permanent address by all required parties. In NC, we had to tap dance a bit to get the motor vehicle people and their computer to accept it, and frankly I'm not sure it was ever really legal.

We are now TX residents using the Escapees address and mail service. Everything about the Escapees service is approved and accepted as legal right down the line.
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We use a company in Sarasota, Florida called NATO and have for 20 years as our permanent address. They were originally formed in about 1947 and the NATO stood for national Association of Trailer Owners. They have been forwarding our mail, not only all over the U.S. but all of the world as we travel. It is our address for our drivers licenses, autos, insurance and you name it. Chuck Nato Mail Forwarding - Florida address - Mail Forwarding for RV travelers, nurses, military, businesses
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We use St Brendan's Isle in Green Cove Springs, Florida for our mail forwarding. We love the service. They scan each item of mail. We look at it on line and tell them to shred it, save it, send it, or open and scan contents if we need to see contents right away.
For residency we went to the driver's license office and they processed the voters registration and the license at the same time. They require a physical address and we used the camp ground we were staying at. They state you need to have a 6 months reservation, which we did.
We later changed our residency to Texas but we're so happy with the mail forwarding that we continue to use St Brendan's Isle in Florida.
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We've been using NATO in Sarasota Florida for mail and as our resident address for over 20 years. We have both a PO box and street address for when needed. All of our licenses, tags and pretty much everything else is listed under this address. Never any issues or questions ask. Chuck
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We use Saint Brendon's Isle mail service. It is actually out of Green Cove Springs, FL. We have been very happy with it. Take a look at all the web sites mentioned and then decide.
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