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Balikbayan Box Door to Door Delivery Delayed After Typhoon Rai

Super Typhoon Rai (known as “Odette” in the Philippines) is the 15th storm to hit the country this year and is the strongest storm of 2021.

Matnog Port is located in the province of Sorsogon and is the gateway of all RoRo trucks bound to Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao.

Starting December 01, RoRo trucks started to accumulate along the Hi-Way due to canceled sailings brought about by strong waves.

The situation at the port is getting worse due to Typhoon Odette. All RoRo trucks are stranded at the ports of Matnog and Allen (Samar)

Balikbayan Box Door to Door Delivery Delayed After Typhoon Rai (Odette) Hit the Central and South Philippines.

 

Matnog Port

The waiting time of our Roro Trucks at the ports is 12-15 days. We have two Roro shipments that are currently stranded and these are the Dec 08 and Dec 12 shipments.

Expect delays on the delivery of the boxes loaded on these 2 RoRo trucks. The affected provinces are the following:

  • Samar Provinces
  • Leyte Provinces
  • Biliran
  • Surigao Provinces
  • Agusan Provinces
  • Dinagat
  • Misamis Provinces
  • Davao Provinces
  • Bukidnon
  • Lanao Provinces
  • Zamboanga Provinces
  • Cotabato Provinces
  • Sultan Kudarat

Balikbayan Box UK communicates from time to time with our partner at 12:24 Cargo Express for the latest update of the door to door to delivery and they will do their best to get all your boxes delivered to your loved ones as soon as the roads and seaports are cleared and telecommunications are restored.

Thank you, everyone, for understanding.

Team Balikbayan Box UK

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