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I move around a lot so I need an address to get stuff & I'm having trouble finding a mailbox service rental that: accepts packages as long as they are open; 24hr access to the box; in downtown Toronto with only one number in the street address!...

UPS has everything I need but all their addresses look like 12-146 blah blah St. which can confuse computer systems...because after the 12-146 you still have to add in your suite number so it makes it obvious this is not a "real" address...so are there any package receiving services in Toronto that fit my needs?

I don't a have house address or a friends' place for this.

  • 12-246 may be a real address. For example in Fair Lawn, NJ houses (real ones) can have address of 12-21 <street> – Karlson Nov 29 '14 at 17:03
  • It's worth rewording to make it clear you don't live there - otherwise this sounds like just a problem that anyone might encounter, including people living in the Toronto area. – Mark Mayo Dec 4 '14 at 23:10
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The UPS Store seems to be offering everything you are asking for. From their website:

Here’s what you get with mailbox rental:

A street address, not a P.O. Box number

Package acceptance from all shipping carriers

Mail holding and forwarding

24-hour access (additional fees apply)

(And some other stuff I removed because it's marketing.)

As an alternative, you could use a virtual office/business center, but you might not have 24-hour access. They will forward mail to you, however.

  • Clicking "What does my mailing address look like?" on that page reveals that the address includes the mailbox number, which the asker specifically wants to avoid. – Nate Eldredge Dec 4 '14 at 4:49
  • Ah! In that case, just write "Suite ###" where ### is the mailbox number. ;) – lswank Dec 4 '14 at 4:54
  • "Only one number in the street address." – Nate Eldredge Dec 4 '14 at 4:57
  • OP? Any comments? You will know your acceptance criteria better than we will. Also, does the virtual office have the same issue? Mine doesn't. I just put my name and the actual street address for the virtual office. – lswank Dec 4 '14 at 6:38

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