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Send a Parcel to Hamburg, Germany
Home to the largest port in Germany, Hamburg home to 1.8 million citizens is known as the gateway to the World. You maybe surprised it is actually located by the banks of the River Elbe some 100 km away from the North Sea.
Its greater metropolitan area houses just over 4 million people.
Hamburg has been a port of significance for many centuries and even today the port ranks second highest in Europe in terms of trade and 11th in the World.
Trade wise whilst the harbour brings in huge maritime business, the city is also one of the largest media centres in Germany with over 50% of the countries printed media being based in Hamburg. In addition it is also one of the major Airbus assembly plants second only in size to Toulouse.
Hamburg airport is the fifth largest international one in Germany and has undergone recent modernisation with new terminals and streamlined facilities, as well as a direct rail link to the Central Rail Station in the city centre.
With regards to its weather it has an Ocean climate with moderate temperatures in Summer, and virtually no snow in Winter.
Whilst a historic German city much of the city was destroyed by Allied bombing raids in the Second World War. Some areas were rebuilt as residential areas but others were purely rebuilt with commercial buildings.
One unique feature that any tourist will immediately notice is the huge amount of bridges in the city, indeed the rivers and canals in Hamburg feature just over 2,300 bridges.
When it comes to culture the city is bustling with it, with over 40 theatres and 60 museums, and on a good year this can see 18 million people attending concerts, theatres and exhibitions.
When shipping any parcels to Hamburg from the UK then note that any customs duties are likely to have to be paid in Euros.
Essentials when sending a parcel to Hamburg
It is important to bear in mind the following points when you send a parcel to Hamburg:
- Make sure the contents of your parcel(s) adhere to our prohibited and restricted items list.
- Ensure that you print and complete the necessary documents required when sending a parcel to Germany.
- Check for any customs charges or other surcharges that may apply to German shipments.
- Be sure that every parcel is securely packaged to avoid damage to the contents.
- Relax and rest assured that your parcel will arrive safe-and-sound in Germany when sending through !
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