Letters are delivered in Germany mainly by Deutsche Post, parcels also by other companies (DHL, UPS, GLS, Hermes, etc.).
Website of Deutsche Post: www.deutschepost.de (only in German!)
If you send and receive packages regularly, it is recommended to use the DHL packstation. This service is free of charge and independent from opening hours. This service has become widespread and offers the convenience of letting the sender be informed per e-mail or text message when a shipment has arrived.
Registration and further information here.
- Bahnhofsplatz 2 (Ulm City Center, main office)
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 8.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m.
Sat: 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.
- Gartenstraße 20 (Neu-Ulm city center, main office)
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.;
Sat: 9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
You will find more Information about branches, points of sale and DHL parcel shops under www.deutschepost.de.
Follow the subjects: Menü / Kundenservice / Filialen/Briefkästen / Filialen und DHL Paketshops.
Type in the city, the post code or the streetname. Many branches are located in supermarkets and retail stores. If you need help you can always ask the staff for assistance.
Postage of Deutsche Post
- postcards: within Germany 0,45 €, international: 0,90 €
- letters: within Germany 0,70 €; international: 0,90 €, depending on the weight
- parcels and small parcels starting at 4,99 € within Germany (Online-Price)
Stamps can be bought at every post office and at automatic vending machines.