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MAIL SERVICES

Box Holding and Shipping

Resupply Box Holding

Free box holding with stay; $5/box without stay.

 

Please include the following on the outside of your box:

Hiker's legal name (first and last)

Hiker's phone number with area code

Expected date of arrival (ETA)​

 

Mail boxes to:

Hiker's Legal Name, Phone Number, ETA:  MM/DD/YY

c/o Hostel Around the Bend

7675 Hwy 76 E

Hiawassee, GA 30546

 

Must present photo ID at pick-up. We will hold boxes for up to 30 days. Any boxes not picked up prior to our posted closing date at the end of the season, or boxes marked with a pickup date during a time the Hostel will be closed will not be accepted or will be returned to sender if a return address is provided (see Home page for posted seasonal closing dates). If you send us a box and are not able to pick it up, please notify us as soon as possible and we will return it to you.

Shipping and Forwarding

Have items you don't need for now or want to send back home?

 

We can mail what you don't need back home or bounce it up the trail to your next stop.

 

Flat rate boxes of various sizes available. You pay us for shipping and we'll mail it for you!

Our Mailing Services Policy

Acceptance and Forwarding of Mail:  We accept and store mail drops for guests at no charge, and for non-guests for a fee. It is the responsibility of the sender to ensure packages get delivered to the hostel in time. We can forward mail to another location for a fee by request and at your own risk. Mail drops will be stored at the hostel for up to 21 days (exception may be made upon request) before being returned to sender when a return address is provided. Any boxes not picked up prior to our posted closing date at the end of the season, or boxes marked with a pickup date during a time the Hostel will be closed will not be accepted or will be returned to sender if a return address is provided (see website for posted seasonal closing dates). If any items are left behind after check-out, the hostel can return the items by mail upon request and at the expense of the guest. Although we handle all mail deliveries, storage, and forwarding with care, Hostel Around the Bend will not be liable for any damages or loss of packages except in cases of gross negligence or intent, and the guest assumes any and all risk. 

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