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Ship a package to Germany with a reliable courier
Germany is the powerhouse of the European economy, centrally located it has vast transport networks meaning you can expect fast delivery times with reliable carriers when you ship a package via Parcel Monkey.
We get many people booking cheap shipping services to Germany via our shipping calculator. Using this powerful calculator will not only save you money on the cost of shipping to Germany but also time. Compare a range of couriers and shipping agents all in one place, no matter where you want to send whether it be Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt or Cologne.
What is the cheapest way to ship to Germany?
When you use the Parcel Monkey shipping calculator, there will a wide selection of well known and reliable delivery services to choose from all of whom can help you get a great deal on shipping your package to Germany. You can choose different types of courier service from premium Express delivery, right down to Economical services for those on a budget.
Cheap Economy delivery to Germany
Sending a lightweight package from the USA to Germany? We have a range of delivery options.
Our very popular and cheap DHL eCommerce option is a tracked mail delivery solution provided by global courier DHL. Delivered in 11-22 days, fully tracked, just select this service, book online and drop your package at your local USPS Post Office.
GEPS Lightpacket is another tracked mail service ideal for lighter items such as clothing, but it will be picked up by a courier from your home or work address.
If you need to send a large or heavy package from the USA to Germany we can also help. We have low-cost delivery rates with TrakPak for those needing an affordable solution plus you can also use the EMS Postal Network by booking a courier online through our site.
Express Shipping to Germany
The best value for money Express service we have is our hybrid USA Express International service which will deliver your package in 2-4 days with full tracking. Collected by FedEx and delivered in Germany by DHL, this service is used by both businesses and individuals. This is very popular for those shippers with heavy or large boxes.
We also have DHL Express, who we offer at a discounted rate, but the item will only be shipped by DHL. We also recently added Aramex as both a collection and drop off service, with a transit time of 6-10 days.
USPS is also available to book, and you can choose from a range of their services such as Priority Mail, which reflects the USPS tracking to delivery via your Parcel Monkey order number. For USPS services simply drop your package off
What can you ship to Germany?
Our customers ship a wide range of items including books, exercise equipment, clothing and homewares are all sent on a regular basis to Germany. These are sometimes from an eBay or Etsy sale or presents for friends or family, plus vast volumes of business goods. All items are tracked from the moment they are collected until delivery via the PMS shipment number given to you when you book. With our courier services, you can also add protection cover to them up to the value of $1000 if shipping with USA Express International.
eCommerce in Germany
The German consumer market is very internet savvy and shops online daily, whilst online fashion is the biggest sector for eCommerce in Germany. The fast world of fashion is seamlessly integrated with courier delivery due to efficient transport and logistical infrastructure In Germany. On the back of this, there is a vast use of courier networks being used for returning items. Some eCommerce sources rate Germany as the highest returning market with up to 50% of items being sent back! Fashion is closely followed by electronics and media, as the modern German consumer nowadays opts for online shopping, with 85% of citizens having access to the internet.
German consumers also like to compare prices from various outlets, so if you can save money on shipping as an online seller, then it may give you that upper hand to cut your costs and make more sales!
German Customs and Trade
There are heavily populated cities in Germany such as Berlin with its 3.5 million residents closely followed by Hamburg, another vast city. We have couriers who can arrange the shipping and take care of any customs issues. We collate the required customs information during the booking process, to make sure you can reach destinations across Germany without any problems.
We send various items such as spare parts & documents to cities such as Stuttgart, Kaiserslautern, Mannheim, Augsburg, Dusseldorf on a regular basis. US Exports alone to Germany were worth just short of $50 billion in 2015, as one of their biggest trading partners. Germany is the third biggest importer on the planet, meaning the need for cross-border shipping service, at a great price is more imperative than ever.
Customs advice for shipping to Germany
Shipments up to the value of €45 are free of VAT whilst those consignments upwards of this level to €700 will attract a charge of 17.5%.There are special controls on the shipment of tea from China into the EU due to possible contamination with pathogens. You should also be aware that you cannot ship electronic cigarettes into Germany without the proper paperwork.