Whether you're sending large and heavy parcels to the major cities of Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich, or small lightweight parcels to the rural villages around the Moselle or to the coastal communities in northern Germany, you'll want to be sure the delivery is in the safest possible hands. At ParcelBroker, we only work with the very best couriers that Germany has to offer. From the likes of DHL who are owned by German company "Deutsche Post" to DPD who are a close number 2 shipping over 350 million parcels per year!
There are an estimated 100,000 British people who have settled in Germany, helping boost the numbers of inhabitants in the most densely populated EU country. Those expats regularly receive gifts and other deliveries from their family and friends back home in the UK.
Germany is an international trading hub, with well-established links and business relationships with British companies. Germany's busy ports and proximity to the Netherlands and Luxembourg add to its importance as a destination for British products.
This means around the clock, throughout the year, parcels are delivered from the UK to Germany.
Increasing numbers of individuals and businesses have come to rely on ParcelBroker to provide specialist, door to door parcel delivery throughout this part of Europe.
Costs are kept low, and customer service remains high, thanks to the strong links we've established with courier services in the country. We can reach every corner of Germany, through its splendid forests, around its famous mountains and along its winding rivers – providing swift and safe delivery of parcels throughout its 16 states and 357,021 square kilometres.
We can even offer a next day timed delivery, as “part and parcel” of our reliable suite of delivery services to Germany.
If you need to send a parcel from Germany to the UK, then look no further. In addition to our export services, we can also provide several import options from small parcels, to large parcels and pallets.
Do I need to deal with customs when I send a parcel from UK to Germany?
At present, both Germany and the UK are members of the EU, which means there are no customs obligations involved with sending parcels.
How much does it cost to send a parcel from the UK to Germany?
There are a range of options available to suit your requirements, but straightforward delivery, from door to door, starts from as little as £11.99 +VAT. We can also provide next day delivery to Germany from just [enter price]. You could add insurance to cover valuables, signature tracking and whatever else you need to enjoy peace of mind and personal service.
How should I address my parcel for delivery to Germany?
Parcels to Germany need to be addressed in the correct way, as the postal service there is rigorous is seeking compliance to its systems. This includes a five-digit postcode which helps to pin down the exact destination of the delivery.
Postage cost to germany can be different depending on the size and weight of your shipment. If you're looking for the cheapest way to send a parcel to Germany then have a look at our example prices below to give you an idea as to how the cost of sending a parcel to Germany, but for up-to-date pricing on all our couriers simply enter your parcel weight and dimensions at the top of this page for a free quote.
|Parcel Weight||Post and mail||ParcelBroker||Savings|
|5kg||£31.05 +VAT||£14.75 +VAT||£16.30 Save 52%|
|10kg||£47.55 +VAT||£14.75 +VAT||£32.80 |
|20kg||£57.05 +VAT||£17.99 +VAT||£39.06 |
What items can I send to Germany?
The German Customs Authority website can provide you with details of what items are prohibited, such as explosive materials, weapons, knives, live animals or drugs.
Germany has a few other rules and regulations too, including banning people from parcelling up and sending live trees and plants, toy guns, Lithium batteries and video games.
If in doubt, err on the cautious side and check with customs.
ParcelBroker works in partnership with its customers, to provide bespoke delivery services between the UK and Germany. In this way, you can be sure your parcel travels in safe hands, using our experience and contacts to get it to its destination swiftly.
Contact us today to ensure your UK to Germany parcel receives priority care.