Get a quote for the cost of international removals to Germany from the UK. Our services include moving furniture and boxes to any location in Deutschland.
If you plan to move your belongings to Germany in 2023 or seeking detailed information about removals to Germany from the UK, you have come to the right place! At PSS International Removals, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive assistance and making the move to Germany as smooth as possible.
Our team specialises in handling full household removals to Germany, ensuring that your entire range of personal effects is efficiently transported to your new destination. Whether you are moving to Berlin, Munich, Bonn, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne (Köln), Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, or any other city in Germany, we have the expertise and resources to accommodate your needs.
To further assist you in your relocation journey, we have compiled a comprehensive collection of frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to the international removals process. These FAQs address common concerns and provide valuable insights into moving to Germany, including customs regulations, documentation requirements, and more. You can rely on this resource to find answers to your queries and gain a better understanding of the entire process.
Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you in your move to Germany. We look forward to being a part of your relocation journey and helping you make a seamless transition to your new life in Germany.
Removals to Germany are easy with PSS
Home Survey or Quote
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Help and Advice
Your dedicated Account Manager can help answer your questions and tailor your removal requirements.
Your belongings packed and shipped
Our specialist export-packing team will take care of everything for you.
Customs clearance & delivery to your new home
On arrival our agents will handle your customs clearance and deliver to your door.
Furniture Removals to Germany from the UK
Regarding international removals to Germany, our services at PSS International Removals go beyond just transportation. We understand the importance of a smooth and hassle-free relocation, so we provide a dedicated move manager to assist you throughout the process.
Your dedicated move manager will ensure a seamless transition to your new home in Germany. They will serve as your point of contact and provide personalized support tailored to your specific needs. From the initial planning stages to the final delivery, your move manager will be there every step of the way.
Aside from the dedicated move manager, we also provide a skilled packing team to ensure that your belongings arrive in perfect condition. Our packing team is highly experienced and trained in handling a wide range of items with meticulous care.
They understand the importance of proper packing to safeguard your belongings during transit. Whether it’s furniture, fragile items, or valuable possessions, our packers will employ industry-leading packing techniques and use high-quality materials to provide the necessary protection.
Our Germany Removal Service includes:
- Door to door removal service
- Removal from anywhere in the UK to anywhere in Germany
- Free home/video survey
- Part load (shared) or dedicated lorry service
- Advice from an expert International Removal Consultant
- Dedicated Move Manager
- Help with documentation
- Advice on German customs requirements
- Use of recognised accredited shipping lines
- Tailor-made shipment protection policies
- Frequent sailing schedule and delivery to all destinations in Germany
- Storage facilities in UK or Germany if required
- Low prices without compromising on service
Mover and Packer Services Include:
- Full international export standard packing & wrap service
- You pack, we send ooption
- Fully trained export packers
- Provision of export quality boxes, cartons & packing materials
- Custom wood casing/crates if required
- Professional antique wrapping
- Advice on preparing your items for transport to Germany
“Why choose PSS International Removals in 2023?”
- Free home survey
- Family run business for over 40 years
- We only handle Overseas Removals
- Members of BAR Overseas Group
- BAR Advance Payment Guarantee Scheme
- FIDI Global Alliance (Worldwide Moving Association)
- FAIM Accredited (Removal Quality Assurance Standard)
Removals from UK to Germany Reviews
Complete Guide for International Removals to Germany from the UK
Below are answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions about overseas removals to Germany. There is a lot to consider which is why we allocate you a Move Manager to guide you through the whole removal process.
Before You Move
How Much Do International Removals to Germany Cost?
How Long Do Removals to Germany from the UK Take?
Road freight removal times from the UK to Germany will vary depending on whether you choose a dedicated service or a part load service. To ensure speedier delivery we recommend contacting us and booking weeks in advance of your move.
Average removal/transportation times to Germany from the UK
|Method||Dedicated / Part Load||Air Freight|
|Average Time||1-4 weeks||7-14 days|
NB: These are average transportation times – actual time will depend on a number of factors.
How are my items transported to Germany?
Where to Move in Germany?
Moving to Germany after Brexit
With the UK leaving the EU following Brexit, some of the procedures for moving to Germany and Europe from the UK have now changed.
From 1st January 2021 new paperwork, documentation and customs requirements apply. Your Move Manager will be able to advise you on the latest situation and guide you through completing any necessary documentation.
We will take care of the customs clearance on your behalf in Austria, so you will need not worry. It is, however, imperative that you have the correct documents in place. Our move managers will be pleased to guide you through everything that is required.
You will need to ensure you have the right residence requirements, visa or passport depending on the nature of your stay. This will vary depending on whether you are a UK or EU citizen, or have permanent or temporary residency in Germany.
Part load removals or dedicated load service for moving to Germany?
Most people who move to Germany use our part load removal service which is especially useful for small removals. You will save money as it enables you to share the costs and benefit from economies of scale. This service does however take longer to arrive.
Your belongings are loaded onto a removals van or larger European road train to be sent via road freight to your destination.
Alternatively, if you have a large move to Germany, you can use our dedicated or full load service. With the full load service, you will have your own lorry with a crew. This allows for greater flexibility and is a lot faster. However, most of our customers use a part load service as it is more cost-effective.
Whether you use full load or part load, you are in safe hands with PSS International Removals.
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What Happens on Moving Day?
Your Move Manager will advise you on what you’ll need to do to prepare items for moving day, including which items need cleaning and disinfecting.
Please advise us beforehand if you decide to take additional items so we can ensure that they will fit on the container and also if necessary update your quote.
On moving day our professional and friendly international movers and packers will take care of everything for you. Typically for a full house overseas removal, they begin packing furniture on day one and your shipping container will arrive for loading sometime on day two.
For part container loads we will take your packed belongings to our depot for loading onto the container.
How Are My Belongings Packed?
We offer a full service with our international removals. Our specially trained and experienced export packers will ensure all your belongings are safely wrapped using packing materials and bubble wrap, before being carefully packed before being loaded into your container. Over 1,000 miles by road from the UK to Germany is a long journey so higher standards and different techniques are needed than those used by a standard domestic removal company.
For delicate items and antiques, we have even higher grade materials including custom-made wooden crates if required.
Furniture Removals to Germany from UK
Can I Self-Pack my Furniture Removal to Germany?
It is recommended to use professional international removalists who are specially trained and experienced in export wrapping and packing for overseas furniture removals to Germany.
However, we do have an option available if you want to pack your belongings yourself.
Can I Ship my Car, Motorbike or Other Vehicle?
We are able to help you send vehicles overseas including cars, motorcycles, motorhomes and caravans to Germany. They can be transported in the same vehicle or container as your household goods or sent separately.
There are a number of factors you need to consider when importing cars into Germany, so we suggest you speak to one of our advisers or visit our Germany vehicle page for more information.
What Documentation is Required for removals to Germany?
Arriving in Germany
When your belongings in arrive in Germany they will need to pass through customs. Requirements will vary depending on whether you are a British citizen, a non-EU citizen, an EU citizen or a national returning home.
Fortunately, as part of our service, we will handle the customs clearance process on your behalf. This will help save time.
For household removals of personal effects, depending on your status, you may not have to pay customs duty and taxes on all items.
There may be some additional charges such as inspection fees charges you need to pay to the local customs authorities. These vary and so are not included in your quote.
There will be some forms you need to complete and other documentation you need to provide as evidence.
Your Move Manager will be able to talk you through the latest situation and you can also find out more details in our FIDI Customs Guide.
Delivery of Your Items in Germany
What if I Need Storage or Don't Yet Have a Delivery Address in Germany?
This is not a problem as all we will require is a contact address and contact details. The delivery address can be advised at a later date or when you arrive.
If required, we can also arrange storage of your household goods and personal effects in Germany whilst you arrange your new home. Once you’re ready our local movers will be able to deliver your belongings.
Removals to the UK from Germany
Removals to the UK from Germany
No matter whether you’re a British Expat returning home or a German migrating to the UK, we will be able to assist you with European moves. Our partners and professional packing teams will take care of your move to Germany and we can handle customs and deliver your belongings anywhere in the UK or Ireland.
Living in Germany
Where to get up to date advice on living in Germany?
When you are moving to Germany from the UK is a good idea to consult the UK government website guide on Living In Germany. This provides a whole range of advice on entry requirements, health, education and working in Germany.
It also provides information on any current issues you need to know about.
Buying property in Germany
When you first move to Germany it may be a good idea to rent first while you become familiar with the market and area you wish to live in. We will be able to help you store your belongings with our local partners whilst you find your property.
Purchasing property in Germany differs from the UK so make sure you seek professional advice from people familiar with the local area.
Work in Germany
Despite the current situation, there are opportunities for working in Germany. If you are fortunate you may move to Germany as an expat or on an intra-company transfer.
Having a good understanding of the local language will certainly improve your work prospects. But being self-employed or buying a business is an option.
Nowadays more people are taking advantage of remote working basing themselves in Germany whilst keeping in touch online.
Healthcare in Germany
There is good quality healthcare available in Germany. However, you will need to check what you are entitled to or if your company provides healthcare benefits.
Otherwise taking out a private healthcare policy is a good option.