DHL Parcel domestic parcel rate hikes

DHL Parcel has announced its 2019 price rises on parcels up to 5kg. The price rises went into effect on 1 January.

The rate is to increase by €0.50 from €6.99 to €7.49 for consumers should the parcel be franked at a retail outlet in Germany.

Thos parcels that are franked online and weigh up to 5kg will remain at €5.99. All other prices for parcels and small packages, including prices for online prefranked items, will also remain unchanged.

From the 1st January, bulky goods, roll-shaped and COD items are subject to VAT.

The price for parcels weighing up to 5 kg was last adjusted in 2014 and has remained the same ever since.