Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Write a Letter to Santa Claus - Santa's Address Around the World 2016

Last year, one of our Christmas activities with our children was to write letters to Santa Claus (read our post here)! We wrote to Santa at Engelskirchen in Germany, Slovakia and Canada, and we sent an online card for Santa at France. Guess what, all four of them replied us!

This is from France!




This is from Engelskirchen in Germany!



This is from Slovakia! It comes with a music CD!



This is from Canada!



This year, we will be sending an e-card to French Santa, it is free! Read the tutorial at the end of this post!

Tips on Writing to Santa

Tips #1
Remember to write your name and return address on the top left hand corner of the envelope!

Tips #2
If you do not want to spend too much on the postage, try to make the letter or Christmas card as light as possible (less than 20 grams). Refer to SingPost's airmail postage rate:
http://www.singpost.com/send-documentparcel/postage-rates.html#Airmail

In 2015, we paid SGD1.30 for each letter to Canada, Slovakia and Germany.

Tips #3
If your children are too young to write letters on their own, you may prompt them to write the followings:
What is your name?
How old are you?
What are your Christmas wishes?


List of Santa's Address Around the World

Germany
There are 7 addresses in Germany! I read that some of the German Santa sent 3-4 postcards and a letter to the sender in the past.

Website: https://www.deutschepost.de/de/w/weihnachtspost/weihnachtsmann-christkind.html

Address of various German post offices:

Himmelpfort
An den Weihnachtsmann
Weihnachtspostfiliale
16798 Himmelpfort
Germany

Himmelsthür
An den Weihnachtsmann
Himmelsthür, 31137 Hildesheim
Germany

Engelskirchen
An das Christkind
51777 Engelskirchen
Germany

Himmelpforten
An das Christkind
21709 Himmelpforten
Germany

Himmelstadt
An das Christkind
97267 Himmelstadt
Germany

Nikolausdorf
An den Nikolaus
49681 Nikolausdorf
Germany

St. Nikolaus
An den Nikolaus
66351 St. Nikolaus
Germany


Canada
This address is cool! I read that some lucky senders received dry maple leaf in the past! But we didn't get one last year.

Website: https://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/personal/campaigns/holiday/default.jsf#santa

Address:
Santa Claus
North Pole H0H 0H0
Canada


Slovakia
We received music CD from Slovak Santa!

Website: http://www.vianocnaposta.sk

Address:
Ježiško
999 99 Ježiško
Slovakia


Austria
I read that Austria Santa sent small story book to the sender in the past, but it is written in German.

Website: http://www.christkindl.at/postamt-christkindl/die-geschichte-des-postamtes/

Address:
Postamt Christkindl
4411 Christkindl
ÖSTERREICH
Austria


United Kingdom
I read that British Santa sent Christmas card to the sender.

Website: http://www.royalmail.com/letters-to-santa

Address:
Santa/Father Christmas,
Santa's Grotto,
Reindeerland,
XM4 5HQ
United Kingdom


France
This is the most IT-savvy Santa - you can write to him online! And he would send you his reply in snail mail! There are also some games on the website!

Website: http://www.laposte.fr/pere-noel/

Don't worry if you don't understand French, we have painstakingly prepared the tutorial for you!


For each of the 5 boxes, you can choose different colour of the Santa's outfit by clicking the left and right arrow at the circle.





Ton prénom : Given name
Ton nom : Surname
Ton adresse: Address
Ton numero appartement: Unit no.
Ton Immeuble: Building
Ton lieu dit – Boîte postale : Mailbox
Ton Code postal : Postal code
Ta Ville : City
Ton Pays : Country (Choose SINGAPOUR if you are from Singapore)
Ta date de naissance: Date of birth
L'adresse email de tes parents oude ton tuteur: Parent's / Guardian's email

Click on the box "I'm not a robot", and click on the yellow circle to submit.

[Update on 1 December 2016]
Santa Claus from France is super efficient! We received his reply 10 days after we sent our e-card!




Thank you for visiting PeiPei.HaoHao. If you enjoy reading this post, do stay connected with us on Facebook!

No comments :

Post a Comment