- Purchase the complete Expat Arrivals Germany Guide (PDF)
There are many ports and means to ship to Germany. There are many shipping companies from the UK. Germany's rivers have acted as traditional shipping routes and it is possible to use water transport to ship inland.
Air freight is also available but generally more expensive. When shipping expensive cargo it is a good idea to purchase insurance and use an insurance company other than the one used for transport to ensure reliable coverage. Pets should qualify for the Pet Travel Scheme which streamlines shipping animals into EU countries without quarantine.