Bahamas HAS NO ZIP CODES OR POSTAL CODES. It is used in some Countries like Canada, South Africa, USA etc but not in Bahamas. That shouldn’t stop you from using a postal code, Most people have resorted to using 00000 or 12345. These are numbers they generated by themselves. I know that some of you will be asking what to use when filling a form online or when shopping online. you just have to use any code you like but i will suggest using 00000 Mind you 00000 is not the real postal code but since you really need to input your zip or postal code in a form you just have to use anything.
If you always get confused when you are asked to fill in your zip code or your postal code either on a shopping website(E commerce) or while filling an online form please don’t get confused again because after reading this post you will be well educated about the term “Bahamas zip codes, Bahamas postal codes. Lets dive in..
What is a Zip Code or Postal code
According to the dictionary, a zip code which is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan means a system used in the U.S. to facilitate the delivery of mail, consisting of a five- or nine-digit code printed directly after the address, the first five digits (initial code) indicating the state and post office or postal zone, the last four (expanded code) the box section or number, portion of a rural route, building, or other specific delivery location. while postal code means a mailing code system used in Canada similar to the zip code in the U.S. and the postcode in Britain. This is just the dictionary term because as of now many country uses zip codes and postal code.
Differences between the Bahamas zip codes and Bahamas Postal Code
From the definition above you would agree with me that they all means the same thing only that they are called zip codes in some countries like USA and then postal codes or post codes in other countries.
What’s the importance of Bahamas zip codes or zip codes in General?
To know more about the uses and the importance of a zip code/postal codes read this article>> ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ZIP CODES AND POSTAL CODES
What will happen if i use a wrong Postal Code or zip code while shopping online?
When you use an invalid zip code/ postal code online since Bahamas has no zip code. nothing will happen and your order will still be delivered to you using your address information you provided while filling the form.
Now i think you know what a zip code or postal code and also you have known that zip code system is not used in Bahamas. But its quite unfortunate that most Bahamas don’t know this, so please let use the share button below to share this post to our social media pages to create more awareness about the term zip code/postal code. do you have any question you would like to ask?? please do that using the comment box below and i will be more than happy to address it.