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Car Shipping to Germany

Germany Satellite Map

When shipping a car to Germany, you have to decide whether it is worthwhile for you to do.

To ship a car to Germany you must first consider the following:

  • The cost for shipping your car to Germany
  • The cost of insuring your vehicle for shipping over seas
  • The cost of taxes at your arrival port
  • The cost of standard port fees

Make sure to be prepared for all the costs that come with transporting your vehicle.
Door-to-door, port-to-port, however you need it, we tailor our services to your needs and will get your car shipping needs taken care of. You can reach us 24/7 with and questions or concerns at 888-532-8805.

For your own protection remember to take pictures of your vehicle before you ship to Germany. It is also recommended that you do not put any personal belongings in the car. You can never be too sure or too safe when it comes to your belongings.

Shipping Your Car Via RoRo

RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping is the most common method for shipping vehicles. The vehicle is driven on to a massive ship and parked, strapped down, and blocked to the ship’s deck. The car must be drivable for this process.

Shipping Your Car Via Container

Container shipping is the more expensive method to ship your car international. This method could be right for you if you want to ship multiple vehicles, are moving, or have personal belongings that you want to ship with the car. An itemized list of the belongings in the container must be presented. Your vehicle will be strapped, blocked, and braced to the floor of the container. The container is also loaded before being lifted onto the ship, and unloaded after being lifted off.

Ask our shipping experts what method would suit your needs best! Call us now at 888-532-8805

International Checklist for Car Shipping to Germany

Before shipping your vehicle make sure to have the proper documentation on our checklist below, or call us at 888-532-8805 to speak with one of our shipping experts.

  • The vehicle can have no more than a ¼ tank of gas during shipping
  • If the vehicle was recently purchased, you need the title and a notarized bill of sale showing a zero balance due.
  • If the vehicle is financed you need a lien authorization letter and a copy of the title, with both signed stamped and sealed by the lien holder
  • Shipping a vehicle internationally can take 4-6 weeks. Please speak with one of our experts to discuss your options

Don’t forget to read through and print out our International Car Shipping Checklist!

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We can also take care of motorcycle shipping to Germany for you!

The major cities of Germany:

Cities of Germany

  • Augsburg
  • Berlin (Capital)
  • Cologne
  • Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurt
  • Hamburg
  • Kaiserslautern
  • Mannheim
  • Munich
  • Stuttgart

Ship Your Car Now operates from multiple locations in the US to make the process of shipping your vehicle to Germany easy for you. Any information you need will be provided to you, and we can be reached at any time to assist with any assistance you may need during the process. Our goal is to make shipping your vehicle completely painless and stress free!


Information about Germany:

  • Languages – German
  • Capital City – Berlin
  • Currency – EUR (Euro)

For more information on Germany contact us at 888-532- 8805 and speak with our international shipping experts today!


The geography of Germany:

Germany Topography Map

Germany is bordered by Denmark, Poland, The Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands and it lies in western and central Europe. Products produced from German lands include iron, steel, coal cement and chemicals. Agricultural production is also high in potatoes, wheat, sugar beets, barley, cabbage, fruit, dairy products, and cattle pigs.


The climate of Germany:

View of Germany

Germany’s climate is both temperate and marine with its cool, wet winters and mild summers. In January, the average low temperature for Berlin is 28.6° F (-1.9° C) and in July the high averages 74.7° F (23.7° C). Germany also experiences year-round rainfall, which is heavier in the summer.
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