If you’re relocating to Germany, whether it be for business or personal reasons, there are a number of things you may want to make yourself aware of before making the big move. With this guide, we hope to make your move to Germany as easy as possible.
|Germany Quick Facts|
It is so easy to see why so many people from all around the world choose to start a new life in Germany. Berlin, one of the most popular capital cities in Europe, surprisingly has a cost of living lower than any other western European city. As well, in recent years, Munich has been ranked as the world’s “most liveable city”. There are job and career opportunities aplenty to be found all across the country, and if you’re hoping to further your academic horizons in Germany, you can bask in the country’s high standard of education. It boasts a number of world-renowned institutions, and just so happens to be one of the most popular countries in the world for international students.
Most popular relocation destinations in Germany:
|Top 10 Reasons To Relocate To Germany|
|1. It is loaded with rich, decadent foods.|
|2. It has one of the best economies in Europe.|
|3. Worker's have fantastic rights.|
|4. There are many travel options.|
|5. It is rich in history, geography and architecture.|
|6. Public transport is convenient and relatively cheap.|
|7. It has one of the lowest youth unemployment rates in Europe.|
|8. Sundays in Germany are a time for guilt-free rest.|
|9. Germans take their hobbies very seriously!|
|10. You'll find some of the most delicious beers in the world.|
Why Transport Your Belongings With My Baggage?
My Baggage offers a brand new approach to transporting your belongings to Germany. With our fast, convenient, reliable and affordable door to door luggage shipping services, My Baggage can offer a more feasible method of shipping your belongings in suitcases and boxes to your new home abroad. Relocating is an undeniably expensive process, and for many people, it could be a much more cost-effective option to sell or donate large, bulky items and ship only their most treasured and essential belongings with My Baggage.
Low-Cost International Shipping
At My Baggage, we pride ourselves on our fantastic low prices for shipping possessions all over the world. In many cases, traditional international removals companies can be expensive, and so not a feasible method of transport for all kinds of people who might be relocating to Germany. For others, airline baggage can be risky, due to the fact that costs can quickly mount up due to strict weight allowances. As such, shipping your possessions with My Baggage is a welcomed and affordable alternative. We aren’t just affordable— our service offers fantastic value for money. We offer a huge 30kg/66lbs weight allowance per item for as little as £28 to Germany. And, if you happen to find a better price elsewhere, you can use our handy Price Match tool and we’ll do our very best to beat that price.
Fast Overseas Movers
At My Baggage, we understand that for many people relocating overseas, speed is a top priority when it comes to getting your belongings from A to B. The last thing you want is to have to wait weeks for everything you own to arrive with you at your new home, possibly having to buy temporary belongings to keep you going in the meanwhile.
In comparison to traditional international movers, which in some instances can take months to arrive— with My Baggage, you don’t have to worry about waiting. We offer super fast removals, with a 2-5 working day transit time to Germany.
We understand— it’s only natural to feel apprehensive about handing all of your personal possessions over to a removals driver. That’s why, at My Baggage, we strive to provide an international moving service that you know you can trust every single time. We have partnered with some of the world’s leading international courier services to bring you the highest standard of service.
My Baggage’s convenient door to door collection and delivery service means you don’t have to worry about arranging for the transportation of your belongings to a port, nor do you have to worry about collecting them at the other side. My Baggage collects all of your belongings from your doorstep and delivers them straight to your destination.
Full Online Tracking and Customer Support
From the moment you place your booking until the moment your shipment arrives with you in Germany— My Baggage keeps you up to date on every detail. We provide full online tracking information, so that you can monitor the status of your shipment every single step of the way. You can access your tracking information at any time by logging into your My Baggage account. You’ll also be given the opportunity to opt-in for text and email notifications to keep you up to date, even on the go, on where your items are and when they are due to arrive with you.
At My Baggage, we pride ourselves on having a dedicated, unrivalled customer support team. Thanks to so many years of experience in logistics, our team are experts when it comes to shipping personal effects to Germany and the rest of the world. So, if you happen to have any questions or concerns along the way, simply contact our team via phone, email or live chat and they can provide their assistance.
What Can I Send?
My Baggage specialises in shipping personal effects all over the world. However, for security and customs reasons, there are certain items which are considered prohibited.
My Baggage specialises in shipping personal effects all over the world. However, for security and customs purposes, there are certain items which are considered prohibited.
As a general rule, you can be sure that the following items are prohibited:
It is important to keep in mind that there are specific items which can be carried, however, they may not be covered under our compensation cover and as such, should be sent at your own risk. If you do need to send any non-compensation items within your luggage, please ensure they are packaged securely and appropriately with internal cushioning.
Find out more about My Baggage’s prohibited and non-compensation items.
Please note that import allowances, security and customs processes differ all around the world. We recommend that you do your own personal research into what may be prohibited in your destination country before booking your shipment to Germany.
My Baggage offers a convenient, easy and affordable way for you to transport your possessions to Germany when relocating there. And, booking with us couldn’t be easier. You can simply start by getting a quote straight from the homepage of our website. Our easy to use online booking process takes just a few short moments to complete. The My Baggage services gives you the freedom to choose your preferred collection date, so you can arrange absolutely everything around your moving plans. Once you’ve booked, we’ll send you some shipping labels to print and attach to your shipment. After that, you can simply sit back and relax as My Baggage takes care of the rest.
My Baggage offers convenient and affordable shipping services for absolutely everyone, whether you’re a business user, a holidaymaker, an expat or, of course, relocating. No matter your reason, absolutely anyone can take advantage of our competitive prices and excellent services. In fact, many savvy business users regularly avail of our low cost and convenient shipping services in order to relocate their employees all over the world.
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