Postage from Germany to the USA
(PDF with more details)
The system will offer all available sending options for each shipment and these can be changed as needed, including delivery addresses for each shipment.
Shipping methods from Germany to the United States of America
- Deutsche Post - Weltpaket: for valuable items.
- UPS Express Saver (recommended for express shipments): Scheduled day-definite delivery based on origin and destination. For shipments up to 500 EUR with the requirement to send faster. Transit time is very reliable.
- Czech Post - Registered Mail: for small and less valuable things up to 2 kg at very low postage.
Note: Maximum value per shipment to the USA is limited to 1000 EUR
Deutsche Post - Weltpaket:
Faster transportation alternative suitable for larger shipments weighing up to 30 kg (66 lb). Priority shipment includes liability of up to EUR 500 in the case of loss or damage and shipment tracking.
Usual transit time: 6 business days (priority), 10 - 12 business days (economy).
Any package whose the longest side exceeds 120 cm (max. length 200 cm - depends on the country - see the column "Sperrgut" in this PDF file) or when its second-longest side exceeds 60 cm
Any cylindrical item, such as a barrel, drum, pail, or tire, that is not fully encased in a corrugated cardboard shipping container
1 kg = 2.2 lb
Note: Please include the state as well as the locality (e.g. CLAYTON, NEW JERSEY); states are abbreviated as follows: Alabama AL, Alaska AK, Arizona AZ, Arkansas AR, California CA, Colorado CO, Connecticut CT, Delaware DE, Florida FL, Georgia GA, Hawaii HI, Idaho ID, Illinois IL, Indiana IN, Iowa IA, Kansas KS, Kentucky KY, Louisiana LA, Maine ME, Maryland MD, Massachusetts MA, Michigan MI, Minnesota MN, Mississippi MS, Missouri MO, Montana MT, Nebraska NE, Nevada NV, New Hampshire NH, New Jersey NJ, New Mexico NM, New York NY, North Carolina NC, North Dakota ND, Ohio OH, Oklahoma OK, Oregon OR, Pennsylvania PA, Rhode Island RI, South Carolina SC, South Dakota SD, Tennessee TN, Texas TX, Utah UT, Vermont VT, Virginia VA, Washington DC, Washington WA, West Virginia WV, Wisconsin WI, Wyoming WY. Special regulations apply to the postage of food products. More information: http://www.fda.gov/, http://www.cbp.gov/, http://www.fda.gov/
UPS Express Saver:
An ideal choice when speed needs to be balanced with economy. Convenient door-to-door service. Includes liability of up to EUR 500 in the case of loss or damage and shipment tracking. Maximal standard value of shipment: 1 000 EUR incl. freight.
Usual transit time: 1 - 5 business days.
- Any article that is encased in an outside shipping container made of metal or wood
- Any cylindrical item, such as a barrel, drum, pail, or tire, that is not fully encased in a corrugated cardboard shipping container
- Any package whose longest side exceeds 100 cm (max. length 270 cm) or when its second-longest side exceeds 76 cm
- Any package heavier than 32 kg
Transit days are based on the origin country and postal code. To receive the most up-to-date information, please refer to Calculate Time.
The smallest items up to 2 kg can be sent with proof of delivery. Registered Mail includes online shipment tracking.
Usual transit time: 5 - 40 working days (priority, our experience: 4 - 5 weeks, not guaranteed).