Hamburg is Germany’s second largest city and is one of Europe’s most affluent locations. The city’s rich history, culture and beautiful countryside attracts endless visitors each year and Hamburg is also one of the world’s most liveable cities. The city boasts many beautiful green areas and residents can enjoy the historical Alter Botanischer Garten Hamburg and the Hamburg Stadtpark, along with several other parks and gardens. If it is entertainment you are after, catch a show at one of the city’s theatres, such as the highly regarded Thalia Theatre, or watch a performance by the city’s leading opera company – the Hamburg State Opera. As a main transportation hub, the city is home to the Port of Hamburg, which is the country’s largest port and the second busiest port in Europe. Expats can travel easily and efficiently around Hamburg by using the city’s public transit system, which is made up of buses, ships and trains. The city’s proximity to the water means that Hamburg is brimming with delicious fresh fish, which you can enjoy in one of the city’s many restaurants. Revel in Hamburg’s history by visiting landmarks, such as the Hamburg Rathaus, St. Michael’s Church and the Alter Elbtunnel. Settling into your new home in Hamburg is sure to be very easy and so is the transporting of your goods, as long as you make the necessary preparations. Two shipping container sizes are available. The first is a 20-foot container, which could hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house. The second is a 40-foot container, which could hold more, such as the contents of a 4 or 5-bedroom house, or a 3-bedroom house with room left for the family car.
In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.
Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)
Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500
Dogs belonging to or are crossbreeds of the following: Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Bull Terrier
Unconstitutional publications and media that are deemed harmful to minors
Counterfeit medicines, substances that are harmful and frequently used for doping and narcotics are prohibited.
Meat and milk products from non-EU countries are strictly prohibited.
Products from protected species listed under CITES
Potatoes, vines, wineleaves and soil or any plant substrate from most Easterrn and non-European countries are banned in Germany.