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Old 26 October 2014, 12:08   #1
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Postage to Germany???

Hi, can anyone recommend a company to send a parcel to Germany.

Weighs about 5kg

Value around 250

These are the quotes I've had from Royal Mail...
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Old 26 October 2014, 12:23   #2
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DHL can do it for 43 if it fits in 33cm x 32cm x 18cm deep box (box option 4). Takes 1-3 days.

Alternatively get a quote here: http://www.parcel2go.com/parcel-delivery/germany

Just double-check insurance.
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You can definitely beat that. Lots of couriers also require dimensions. You dropping off or wanting collection that affects price too. Tracking? Urgency?

I'd have expected with EU something around 25 but cheaper may be possible. Got something from China from Hermes the other day... That threw me... But seems they only do international delivery if you send 20million parcels a day.
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That's Parcelforce Worldwide rather than Parcelforce Europe on your quote...?
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It asks where you want to send it and then gives you the options so it atomically selected worldwide.
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Postage to Germany???

Interparcel

Guessed the size to 40 x 40 x 40 but will be much cheaper than parcel force - they even show in there as 20


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Just go to p4d or parcel to go with full dimensions/value/weight and it will give you all the main (and minor) couriers comparisons in a comparison/meerkat/gocompare type stylee...
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Old 26 October 2014, 13:42   #9
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Done it

Found the parcel to go website, and it was easy and cheaper, they will collect it from me tomorrow

Thanks for your help with this, I may look to use this again as I'm finding the post office a bit expensive these days....

The extra insurance cost 5 and also I paid 20p + vat for a text to say it's delivered
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