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Customs Advice

The importation of certain products into a country is restricted in order to protect the economy and safety of its citizens. The restrictions may be imposed by Customs or by any other agency which has regulatory authority.

We provide a shipping service only and Customs at the parcel's destination will determine whether any charges are payable on your package. All duties, taxes and/or quarantine fees applied are at the discretion of local customs or governmental organisations and are out of our control.

If the addressee refuses to pay duties/taxes, the parcel may be held, returned (if allowed by Customs) or destroyed, and additional costs may be incurred. As per Terms and Conditions, those charges will be billed to the sender.

Please note, no shipping costs are recoverable for parcels held or destroyed, even if shipping protection cover has been purchased.

Majority of parcels can be delivered door to door, once it has cleared customs at destination. However, some countries have a door to airport service only. In those countries, the recipients may have to present themselves to either Customs or the local courier's office to take possession of their consignment.

We advise you to verify independently, all Customs, Governmental and Quarantine regulations. These rules can and do frequently change without prior notice or recourse.

World Customs Organisation

http://www.wcoomd.org/en/about-us/wco-members/customs-websites.aspx

Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI)

It is now a requirement that all exporters sending freight outside of the E.U must have an EORI number if they are VAT registered.

If you have any queries regarding the EORI application process then please visit the HMRC website.

Documents Needed

After you have paid for a shipping service to Germany, you will be redirected to a page where you can download and print out the relevant shipping labels, i.e

AWB (Courier Air Waybills - barcode) - Proforma or Commercial invoice - Address label.

The above documents are standard for any international shipment.

Please note, if additional documentation is required for the import of any particular item, it is the customer's responsibility to provide them at destination.

Restrictions

Goods travelling by 'Cargo' are subject to different restrictions to those travelling as carry-on luggage.

A shipment to Germany is deemed unacceptable if: it is classified as hazardous material, dangerous goods, prohibited or restricted articles by IATA (International Air Transport Association), ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) or other relevant organisation. Many items which appear harmless in everyday use can pose danger on air transport and are consequently forbidden for transport.

The following page displays a sampling of common prohibited and restricted goods.

http://www.rapidparcel.com/help/prohibited-items.php

Packing Advice

Your parcel must be boxed and well packaged. This will reduce the risk of damage to any item during transit or any associated automated distribution process.

Please be aware the item is not taken by hand from collection to destination and will visit many sorted facilities on its journey. For that reason, you need to protect the items to ensure they make it from A to B safely.

The following packaging guidelines are recommendations to assist you in packaging your shipment:

http://www.rapidparcel.com/help/packing-advice.php

Shipment Protection

When you book a shipping service to Germany, you will be able to choose an appropriate level of cover for your shipment. We offer enhanced parcel protection for up to £2000 for a small additional fee.

If you do not purchase enhanced Shipment Protection, your shipment will be only covered to a maximum value of £50 as per the limited liability set out in our Terms & Conditions and subject to your parcel passing minimum packaging requirements.

Please note that the declared value for customs purposes is not related to the declared value selected for Shipment Protection. We encourage all customers to purchase shipment protection cover for loss or damage.

National Holidays

  • 01/01/2018 - New year's day
  • 06/01/2018 - Epiphany
  • 27/01/2018 - Wwii genocide memorial day
  • 21/04/2018 - Kindergarten day
  • 30/04/2018 - Walpurgisnacht (witches night)
  • 01/05/2018 - Labor day
  • 13/06/2018 - Vincent's day
  • 13/08/2018 - Assumption day
  • 03/10/2018 - Unity day (national)
  • 01/10/2018 - Reformation day
  • 01/11/2018 - All saints` day
  • 01/11/2018 - Berlin wall opening day
  • 14/11/2018 - National day of mourning
  • 22/11/2018 - Buss und bettag
  • 06/12/2018 - St. nicholas day
  • 01/01/1970 - 1st day of christmas
  • 26/12/2018 - 2nd day of christmas

FAQs

We have a detailed and comprehensive Help Section here. If you cannot find the answer or advice you are looking for there, please use our enquiry form

1-3 business days

Rapid Priority
From £ 40.00 ex. VAT
£ 48.00 inc. VAT
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1-3 business days

Euro Express
From £ 37.56 ex. VAT
£ 45.07 inc. VAT
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2-4 business days

Rapid Economy
From £ 29.00 ex. VAT
£ 34.80 inc. VAT
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Example prices for Germany Parcel Delivery

Kg: 1 5 10 15 20 40

Courier Kg Service Type Transit Time Price
Express Services:Toggle
1kg Rapid Priority 1-3 business days *
£ 40.00 ex. VAT£ 48.00 inc. VAT
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1kg Euro Express 1-3 business days *
£ 37.56 ex. VAT£ 45.07 inc. VAT
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Economy Services:Toggle
1kg Rapid Economy 2-4 business days *
£ 29.00 ex. VAT£ 34.80 inc. VAT
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1kg Euro Saver 3-4 business days *
£ 33.94 ex. VAT£ 40.73 inc. VAT
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When we first started a Frankfurt package delivery service Ronald Reagan was the US President, Back to the Future was film of the year, and Diego Maradona had lifted the World Cup, aged 26. Much has changed since then, but RapidParcel.com still shows every delivery to Frankfurt the same care and dedication that they always did. So if you need to find a carrier to handle your Frankfurt delivery, look no further than RapidParcel.com.

We’re not at all surprised that our Frankfurt parcel delivery service is so popular with our customers because this city is an important player on the global stage. Frankfurt is the largest financial centre in Europe, with the European Central Bank, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the head offices of numerous commercial banks and brokerages located there. Considering these facts, it’s no wonder that so much trade goes on between this city and the rest of the world and consequently the demand for a quality Frankfurt package delivery service.

Frankfurt’s transportation prowess ensures that not only is this centre for commerce, culture, education and tourism incredibly accessible for those who travel there, but all shipping to Frankfurt can take advantage of one of the most efficient road, rail and air systems in Europe.

One of the most experienced parcel delivery services available

However, with so many carriers offering Frankfurt package delivery among their services, why should you choose RapidParcel.com? Two very good reasons would be experience and price. For the last 25 years RapidParcel.com has been delivering on its promises to customers across the globe, so if you needed anything delivered to Berlin, Hamburg, New Orleans, London, Moscow, or any other destination on the globe then RapidParcel.com are here to help. In that time we have built excellent working relationships with all the major couriers, so we have been able to negotiate simply the best rates for all of our customers.

Without compromising on quality of service, we have been able to develop a resource that not only offers you a variety of delivery solutions from multiple carriers side by side but we have been able to use the volume of business we do with these couriers to obtain better rates for every parcel delivery to Frankfurt than you could get even if you went to them directly.

It would, of course, be impossible to guess what you will be sending and which of our shipping partners you would choose, but for a few examples of prices for popular weights see the table below. Then when you are ready to discover how much your particular package to Frankfurt will cost, simply complete our quick and easy Rapid Quote form and you will be presented with a list of carrier and service options to select from.

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