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If you are interested in stamps from Aruba, you can contact the main post
office of Aruba as follows:
Philatelic Services Aruba
J.E. Irausquinplein #9
Telephone: 297-582-1900 Fax: 297-282-7930
The Status Apartus series. It's the first set issued by Aruba, on January 1, 1986.
The current rate for an airmail letter (10 grams) is as follows:
Note: irc's are accepted at Awg.2,20.
Each Aruban Florin (Awg.) has 100 cents.
Banknotes come in the following denominations: AFl.500, 100, 50, 25, and
10. Coins are available in: 5c, 10c, 25c,50c (small square), 100c, 500c
(large square). The Awg.5 square has now been replaced by a round
The Aruban Florin is pegged to the US Dollar. (1US$ = AFL.1,75)
On Aruba, phonecards have come in different types. The
first cards were magnetical, followed by optical, and lately the technology of
choice is the chip-card.