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Students and Contractors - Moving from UK to Germany Cheap removals to Europe

Are you a student or contractor and planning to move from UK to Germany ? You are in good hands. MyCheapRemovals can offer the best prices and highest quality service. We offer various load sizes – from 5 to 30 cubic meters – click   here for more details about volumes

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Germany. Deutschland.

If you moving to Germany and before you decide to make a booking with MyCheapRemovals we prepared some basic information about this country. Public holidays, car insurance and taxes, and the most popular supermarkets.

The land is famous for its scenic landscapes, beer and sausages (Wurst). Known for its long winters and beautiful Christmas markets. Well, everyone knows that Germany doesn’t need any introduction to their cars. The name speaks for themselves. You can discover so many new things that surprising.

Public Holidays

The amount of Public Holidays is higher in comparison to other countries. This is also depending on the state you are living in – in Bavaria, they tend to have more.

  1. January
    • 01.01.2021 New Year’s Day
    • 06.01.2021 Epiphany
  2. February
    • 14.02.2021 Valentine´s Day
    • 15.02.2021 Clean Monday
    • 17.02.2021 Ash Wednesday
  3. March
    • 08.03.2021 International Women’s Day
    • 28.03.2021 Palm Sunday
  4. April
    • 02.04.2021 Good Friday
    • 04.04.2021 Easter
    • 05.04.2021 Easter Monday
  5. May
    • 01.05.2021 Labour Day
    • 09.05.2021 Mother’s Day
    • 09.05.2021 Europe Day
    • 13.05.2021 Ascension Day
    • 24.05.2021 Whit Monday
  6. June
    • 03.06.2021 Corpus Christi
  7. August
    • 08.08.2021 Day of peace
    • 15.08.2021 Assumption Day
  8. September
    • 20.09.2021 World Children’s Day
  9. October
    • 03.10.2021 Day of German Unity
    • 31.10.2021 Reformation Day
    • 31.10.2021 DST end (Event day)
  10. November
    • 01.11.2021 All Saints’ Day
    • 14.11.2021 Remembrance Day
    • 17.11.2021 Day of Repentance and Prayer
    • 21.11.2021 Ewigkeitssonntag (Event day)
    • 28.11.2021 First Advent
  11. December
    • 05.12.2021 Second Advent
    • 06.12.2021 Saint Nicholas
    • 12.12.2021 Third Advent
    • 19.12.2021 Fourth Advent
    • 24.12.2021 Christmas Eve
    • 25.12.2021 Christmas
    • 26.12.2021 Second Day of Christmas
    • 31.12.2021 New Year’s Eve
  12. School Holidays

    School holidays in Germany are set at the regional level by each federal state. Each year for autumn, Christmas, Easter, and summer, plus schools in most states also have a winter break around February.

    A few states have a break of about one to two weeks for Pentecost around May/June.

    Car insurance and taxes in Germany

    The calculation of motor vehicle tax is based on two main components:

    1. CO2 emissions (two euros per gram per kilometre)
    2. Engine size (two euros per 100cm3 for petrol engines and 9,50 euros per 100cm3 for diesel engines).

    Before a person can register a car in Germany you must have proof of third party liability coverage for all damage or injury to another person, car or object.

    While collision or comprehensive insurance isn’t required by law, most institutions financing the purchase of a vehicle do require it.

    Supermarkets in Germany

    Here is a list of some of the local stores:

    • Aldi was the first discount chain in Germany
    • Edeka Group is the largest German supermarket corporation
    • Kaufland is a German “hypermarket” chain
    • Lidl
    • Netto Marken-Discount
    • Penny Markt
    • Rewe
    • Tegut-Markt

    Lidl and Aldi are the cheapest but they mostly have “no-brand” products, which doesn’t mean that the quality is bad. Edeka, ReWe, Kaisers are discounters as well, but they are more expensive, even when you buy their own brands like “JA!” at Rewe. Btw, some of those supermarkets are quite popular in the neighbour country – if you planning to move to Poland, you have a good chance to shop under these brands.

    There are two types of supermarkets in Germany. The regular one and also the discount supermarkets. You can find almost everything you need in a discount supermarket at a low cost. Popular discount supermarkets: LIDL, NETTO, ALDI, and PENNY.

    Also, everything is closed on Sundays. Yes, so you better get your supplies on time. The busses barely run, the whole town becomes so silent. It’s tough when you found out you ran out of bread!

    So, what do you think of German living and lifestyle? Do you think you can live here? If you want to know what the whole removal process looks like, please contact our customer service specialist. If you want to know about the removal costs – use our instant removal quote on this page, alternatively, check this page: removals to Germany


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Are you planning on moving to southern Germany? Economically, southern Germany is the strongest part of Germany, with a well-developed automobile and machinery industry. Moreover,  those who are interested in professional upskilling or want to receive a first-class education may be interested in entering one of many prestigious universities. Some of them include such cities as Munich, Heidelberg or Tübingen.


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Planning to move to Germany from the UK? Germany is the European centre of culture, which combines both classic and modern. With its amazing opportunities and a very high standard of life, it constitutes a perfect destination for an international removal. Living and working in Germany may be a remarkable adventure with its wide-ranging possibilities.

Moving house is always a stressful event in life. It is important to find a moving company that offers not only a reliable removal service but also a competitive price. MyCheapRemovals has it all, and even more. We offer a cost effective European removals, professional customer service, helpful drivers, and different volume options to choose from.


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If you are looking for a reliable and affordable removal company then we are sure your search may just end here. Reasons are:

  1. MyCheapRemovals is not another middle man –  we have our own fleet of 40+ vans and lorries delivering goods across whole Europe 24/7/365.
  2. We can offer you a professional and low-cost service for removal from North of England to Germany, or any other country that interests you.
  3. We adjust volume to your needs – our offer includes 5, 10, 15 and even 30 cubic meters – click here for more about removal volumes
  4. Customer service that is open to all your questions on 01942 387 042 or 01942 387 041

When you decide to use our  service we will contact you to agree on dates and times of collection and delivery. Please mind this: for 5 and 10 cubic meters your belongings will share van or lorry with other customers – don’t worry – it is not our  intention to mix those goods. For 15 and 30 cubic meters you will have designated lorry.


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Germany is located in Western and Central Europe. It is a major economic and political power, with the world’s fourth largest economy. Therefore, it offers a very high standard of living with an extensive social security system. The country has diverse landscapes and a progressive environmental policy. Moreover, it can be proud of its excellent public education system and universal health care.

The country has always been a popular expat destination, and can not only boast a strong economy, but a rich cultural and historical heritage.

Berlin, the Germany’s capital, is actually one of the most culturally exciting cities in Europe. You can both live a genuinely relaxed life there, and experience its vibrant culture. Due to Germany’s location in the centre of Europe, it offers unparalleled diversity and a wide range of opportunities.

If you are willing to find out more abour the exemplary prices for the removals from the UK to Germany, please check our READY-MADE QUOTATIONS HERE.


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European centre of culture. Classic and modern – it’s all there. Very high standard of life – fourth economy in the world – and very extensive social security system – that’s one of the top reasons to move to Germany.

If you planning to move there we can offer you the best price for a service. Here are a few examples of prices to move your goods from the London area to some biggest cities in the North-West part of Germany.

London to:5m310m315m3
Düsseldorf£309£469£689
Cologne£309£479£709
Münster£329£509£749
Dortmund£319£489£719

We can also offer you a 30m3 transport option:

  • Düsseldorf: £1099
  • Cologne: £1129
  • Münster: £1209
  • Dortmund: £1149

Use our quick quote form for instant quote and booking. We asking for only 10% deposit and if you require there is an Inventory Form for your peace of mind. Please be aware there are some weight limits – check this page. If you require 5 or 10m3 service your delivery most likely will be shared with other customer and will contact you to find best date and time, however, for 15 and 30m3 we’ll be offering you dedicated van – you can choose a date that suits you the best.

If you want to find out how the whole removal process looks, please CHECK OUR A TO Z EXPLANATION.


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Instant removal quote

MyCheapRemovals, as not many of removal services provider, can send you an instant removal quote. Here last few for a guide:

From:To:5m310m315m3
London, UK Barcelona, Spain£679£929£1429
8930 Menen, Belgium Cannock, Staffordshire£419£539£829
Maidenhead, UK Loulé, Portugal£809£1129£1779
London, UK Salou, Spain£709£969£1499
Niton, Ventnor, UK Schöngeising, Germany£639£869£1299
London, UK Budapest, District IX., Hungary£759£959£1589
Ilford, UK Utrecht, Netherlands£409£539£839

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