The United Kingdom is an island nation in Western Europe comprising of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom is home to a population of over 64 million and is a popular destination for visitors all over the world. Germany and the UK have a long history of established trade links and in 2016 the UK overtook France as Germany's biggest trade partner, which solidified the emergence of a unique relationship between two like-minded European countries.
This means sending a parcel from Germany to the UK is incredibly straightforward, and to help make the process seamless, we have answered some common FAQs on this page.
Do I need to deal with customs when sending from Germany to the UK?
Thankfully being an EU member country means that Germany benefits from free postage of goods across the borders, which means you will not need to deal with customs when you are sending a parcel from Germany to the UK, which is great news for you!
How much does it cost to send a parcel to the UK from Germany?
ParcelBroker has special relationships with couriers across Europe along with specialist knowledge, which means you will get the best possible perks and prices when it comes to using us to send your parcel from Germany to the UK. Thanks to these great relations, postage from Germany to the UK can cost as little as £15.43 for a small parcel. Of course, depending on what your specific requirements are, that price can change, but regardless, we can still suit your needs. We offer a wide variety of weight and size options for parcels, as well as bonus options such as signed delivery, express delivery and full tracking. If you should need any of these services from us or you would like more information, then simply contact us today.
How should I address my parcel for delivery to the UK?
Regardless of where you are sending your parcel within the UK; whether it be, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland or England, you can use the same consistent layout for postage. This consists of a simple name, address and post code, but you can find full details on how to address a UK parcel right here.
What items can I send?
What you can send to the UK is similar to the prohibitions and restrictions that other countries exercise. No weapons, no flammables, no corrosive materials and no waste can be sent across from Germany to the UK. You can find a full list of these restricted items at the Post Office. If you can't find your item on the list, and you are unsure whether you are able to send it or not, it is a good idea to contact the UK customs office before attempting to post the items using ParcelBroker.