Send a Parcel to Germany

Send Parcels to Germany from only £17.68

  • Safe and secure delivery from £17.68
  • Collection and drop-off
  • Enhanced liability options*
  • Up to 50kg in weight per parcel
Photo of Munich City in Germany

Germany is the largest export country in Europe, and contributes 23.6% of total exports to the EU. ParcelBroker provides the cheapest way to send a parcel to Germany from the UK through our trusted affiliates. Compare the cheapest rates and enjoy up to 60% off when compared to going direct.

What’s the cheapest way to send a package to Germany?

Our best value deal for shipping to Germany comes from Parcelforce. Despite being our cheapest option, your parcel will be delivered to Germany from as quick as 1 business day and includes tracking. Simply drop it to your local collection point, or arrange collection from your home or business.

Service Name: "Parcelforce Euro Economy - Drop off"

From £17.68 including £25 transit cover*

Compare our best prices and deals for exports to Germany here. ParcelBroker will provide you with exclusive deals from couriers to get your parcel from A to B, as cheaply, efficiently, and safely as possible.

*£25 Extended liability cover is included on all services with the option to purchase instant additional cover up to £1000.  Business users will also be invited to receive goods in transit insurance quotes for consignments exceeding £1000 in value prior to their goods being collected.

Export Parcels to Germany: Price Comparison by Parcel Weight

Save cash per kilo, when you choose ParcelBroker. We can save you up to 70% on your shipping costs thanks to our partnerships with top international couriers.

UPS FedEx DHL TNT DSV Parcelforce
0.5kg £26.33 £29.27 £29.76 £20.81 £18.75 £17.68
1kg £27.04 £25.26 £30.70 £20.81 £18.75 £17.68
5kg £30.90 £41.13 £30.70 £20.81 £19.92 £17.68
10kg £30.90 £51.07 £34.28 £26.58 £22.36 £19.25
15kg £30.90 £61.31 £37.43 £29.11 £31.37 £20.82
20kg £32.77 £66.54 £40.56 £29.23 £36.29 £22.39
25kg £34.66 £91.84 £46.11 £31.99 £42.13 £23.96

Prices as of May 21, 2024

Why Work with Us?


Save up to 70% when exporting to Germany

You can send parcels to Germany and enjoy up to 70% off when compared to direct courier services.

Book a delivery from us and gain £25 liability cover on every purchase.


Service you can trust and depend on

ParcelBroker are the highest rated courier comparison service on Trustpilot. Discover the reviews of our service by clicking the link above.


Quick, hassle-free parcel delivery

Sending a parcel to Germany has never been easier, just follow our simple guidance. We also provide a dedicated tracking service.


Guidance every step of the way

Our helpful team are on hand to help you with every step of sending your parcel to Germany.

Customs Procedures and Regulations in Germany

Germany is an important EU Member State, and as such adheres to EU customs laws. There are a number of items that are prohibited to send to Germany from the UK, these goods are generally commonly prohibited items, which we have listed below.

Prohibited items - include items that are commonly illegal internationally, in addition to items specifically controlled by Germany’s border forces. Carriers also have their own lists of prohibited and restricted items, too – so be sure to check these before shipping.

Restricted items - will only be admitted into Germany when following the legal restrictions are followed. This means an error in paperwork, or missing documents, may result in your package being seized.

Here are some examples of items that are prohibited and restricted in export to Germany. You can find the Universal Postal Union’s full list of prohibited and restricted items, here.

Commonly Restricted items

  • Aerosols
  • Alcoholic beverages below 70% ABV
  • Batteries
  • Christmas Crackers
  • Electronic items
  • Food items
  • Lighters
  • Paints
  • Perfumes
  • Seeds and plants

Commonly Prohibited items

  • Alcoholic Beverages above 70%
  • Combustible Gases
  • Explosive materials
  • Firearms
  • Flammable materials
  • Meat products from a prohibition area
  • Narcotics

FAQs about Sending Parcels to Germany from the UK

Addressing packages for delivery to Germany

It’s important to send your parcel with all the correct paperwork. As part of your order, we’ll provide you with the correct forms. Then, you need to input the correct address and clearly state what is in the package – to ensure it clears customs without issues.

Sending food to Germany

If you are sending food to Germany, you must ensure that all ingredients are clearly labelled on the packaging, and that any items have a shelf life of at least 6 months. For more information on what food can be sent to Germany. Read our guide on shipping to Germany here.

Export large parcels to Germany

With ParcelBroker, you can ship parcels up to 50 kg in weight via couriers such as UPS, DHL and FedEx.

Get a quote using the weight and dimensions of your heavy parcel for more information.

Customs for exports to Germany

Exports to Germany are generally charged at a standard VAT rate of 19%, with convenience goods charged at 7%.

Find more information on how to clear German customs, here.

What is the cheapest way to ship something to Germany?

ParcelBroker offers shipping to Germany starting from just £17.68. Explore our Economy and Express Shipping options, and our Complete Shipping to offers shipping to Germany Guide.

Remote Location Fees

Is your parcel’s destination in a remote location in Germany? You may need to pay an additional charge to help get your parcel there safely. Find more information, here.

Save Money Sending, with ParcelBroker


At ParcelBroker, we pride ourselves on providing trustworthy international shipping at affordable prices. We ship to over 220 countries, working with the best couriers to help our customers send parcels safely. Whether it's a personal package for a friend or family member, or a business managing multiple shipments – Find out how ParcelBroker can help you.

Ratings and Reviews for Exports to Germany

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