Moving from

Germany to Poland

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Moovick is an all-in-one platform that provides clients with on-demand, professional Service Providers for moves and home renovation jobs in real-time for their day-to-day needs.

Car

Van

3.5T Trucks

7.5T (+) Trucks

Car (Taxi / Combo)

Perfect for small boxes, airport pick ups and luggage transfer.

Van (7-17 m3)

Great for moving studio or one bedroom apartments with basic furniture items and boxes.

3.5T Truck (20-24 m3)

Best for 1-2 bedroom apartments, small homes moves and commercials goods.

7.5T (+) Trucks

Best for 2 to 3 room apartments and upto 10 standard size pallets

Use Cases

Vinayak

5.0

Best service received

Delivery partner was very friendly and flexible. He was hard working and made sure that all assemblies are done correctly. I would recommend all to use Moovick for relocation service.

Relocation

within Stuttgart

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

500€

Shamsul

5.0

Moovick offers a very high standard of professional service

They completely hand hold you through out the process. Its like almost being with you in person. I was coordinated for my case by "Misha" and the communication was crisp and clear. Strongly recommend.

Relocation

Barleben to Braunschweig

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

820€

Geetika

5.0

I had a very comfortable and good experience

The customised delivery support was very prompt over WhatsApp (communication in English which was super helpful). I was able to arrange a very last minute delivery of something I found on Ebay (for a sunday morning). The driver was also very helpful and went the extra mile helping with things that weren't necessarily a part of the service. Highly recommended to try this!

Relocation

within Frankfurt

Service detail:

Furniture pickup & Assembly

Cost:

100€

Claudia

5.0

Excellent experience

I sent the WhatsApp well after 'after hours' and Misha from Moovick support was extremely efficient and helpful. This was a last minute booking from our side as our confirmed moovers had to cancel and i was so pleasantly surprised that within minutes Misha had confirmed that Olek would be available! Olek you guys were amazing thank you so much for being efficient and so friendly! Will definitely recommend and use this service next time.

Relocation

Zandvoort, Netherlands

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

320€

Satish

5.0

Excellent support provided

They helped us decide the appropriate size of the transport vehicle based on the number of items. The transport vehicle was very good and also the driver was very helpful. A 10 out of 10 for everything. I would definitely recommend the service.

Relocation

Bremen to Aachen

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

812€

Patrick

5.0

The driver and helpers were very professional and quick in the entire process

The decisions for splitting and loading between two vehicles were made on the go and the assembly service was also good. Thanks to moovick for being in constant communication for support. Highly recommend the service.

Relocation

within Düsseldorf

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

215€

Varun

5.0

The only reasons I am giving 5 stars

All in all, I have had a very smooth experience with LP support team, and would absolutely recommend the platform to anyone; ESPECIALLY, if you are new to the city, don’t speak German and need support in English, or are on a budget with moving within the city. The price is very reasonable for the service offered, of course this might be quite dynamic considering your package, but we ultimately pay for the service and trust, I believe!

Relocation

within Berlin

Service detail:

Furniture transport & Assembly

Cost:

220€

Sharmin

5.0

I highly recommend this service for a reasonable price

Great customer support through WhatsApp even on holidays. Moovick helped me move from Munich to Hamburg very easily. The driver was very professional and punctual. To be honest, this is the best customer service I have experienced in Germany. 💯

Relocation

Munich to Hamburg

Service detail:

Home Move, furniture and boxes

Cost:

850€

Laura

5.0

Excellent service!

Kamran went above and beyond! He understood exactly what I needed. Communication was always quick and smooth. I am very picky with the services I receive and he exceeded my expectations! Thank you, Kamran!

Home improvement

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Service detail:

Handyman

Cost:

93€
Things to know before moving to Poland

Moving to another country is a big challenge in terms of figuring out how to live in an unknown place: what documentation is needed, residence permit, renting a flat or buying a house, opening a bank account, taking out an insurance policy.

Whether you are moving to Poland because you have found a new job or because you feel like spending some time discovering this beautiful European country, at Moovick, as a moving company to Poland, we want to help you with some practical advices. Read on!

FAQs
Difference between living in Germany vs Poland

This is not to say that one country is better than the other, in fact they share many similarities and borders, but each has its own particularities. In general, Germany is a more orderly, strict and established country. Poland is an emerging country in full growth, every day is an adventure!

Poland is a country with an ancient heritage and strong ties to tradition, which has kept its cultural heritage intact despite having been heavily punished by Europe's wartime history. Its contemporary culture is based on the values of honesty, faith (they are a very religious nation), respect and a focus on family.

Traditional Polish cuisine is a calorie bomb, but once you try it, it's hard to resist! It shares common ingredients with German cuisine, such as sausages, bread and pickles. But as opposed to the famous German beer, there is the unrivaled Polish vodka.

The climate in both countries is also similar and, despite what you might think, it is not always cold. In the spring and summer months the average temperature is 17°C, reaching 30°C in July, the hottest month. So in Poland you can also enjoy the sun and outdoor activities.

Peoples: Germany vs Poland

Poland is a progressive and hard-working nation, which pays special attention to hospitality, as the Polish saying "A guest in the house, God in the house" indicates. Therefore, although they may seem stern, Poles are very friendly towards foreigners. However, it can be difficult to have a conversation with them in their language because Polish is considered one of the most difficult languages to speak.

In the opinion of Poles, Germany may seem less religious and less familiar. What is true is that they are very quiet, they do not speak loudly. Even in big cities like Berlin or Frankfurt you can feel the calm atmosphere.

Cost of living in Poland compared to Germany

The real question is, is Poland cheaper than Germany? The answer is yes, definitely. In fact it is considered one of the 50 cheapest countries in the world to live in. Poland has a 44% cheaper cost of living than Germany, comparing food, housing, transport, clothing and entertainment.

Quality of live in Poland

Poland's lifestyle is similar to that of most European countries; however, Poland is significantly cheaper, which makes the standard of living for expatriates in the country quite good. So, if you're planning to relocate to Poland, you might want to consider hiring a reputable moving company in Poland to help you with the logistics.

Why move to Poland?

Money can be one of the causes - or the main reason! If you live in Germany and decide moving to Krakow for example, you will get a better quality of life by spending less money. You will enjoy many cultural events (music, sports, markets, food and craft fairs...) and a very busy nightlife - there are bars open 24 hours a day!

Poland is a country rich in heritage, both cultural and natural, some of its monuments will blow your mind! And its lakes are the perfect place for a weekend trip.

Finally, most Polish cities are multicultural. It is easy to mix with people of many nationalities and this will give you a truly global experience.

EU citizen: How difficult is it to move to the Poland

All European tourists have a 90-day residence permit, all you need is a valid travel document: passport or other document confirming your identity and citizenship. After this time you need to apply for:

  • Residence certificate (you must go to the district or city registry office with an ID and a rental contract)
  • Residence permit (you must submit the application to the competent Voivodeship, proving a valid reason for stay such as a work contract or university studies. The temporary permit takes a few days and lasts for 5 years, at the end of which the final residence permit will be issued)
  • Pesel (this is an 11-digit tax code. Once you have obtained the residence permit, you must go to the registration office to get it).

Moving to Poland for work

All EU citizens can freely visit and work in Poland, no visa is required. Skilled workers with a university education will find it easier to find a job opportunity, especially in up-and-coming sectors such as the chemical industry, construction, food and beverage processing or textile manufacturing.

Generally, as in most European countries, the working day does not exceed eight hours a day, 40 hours a week. And they have a lot of holidays, 13 national holidays a year, not counting world holidays such as Christmas, New Year's Day and Saints' Day.

But moving from Germany to Poland for the salary is a bad idea. It is quite low compared to other European countries. On the other hand, the cost of living in Poland is also quite low, which means that the purchasing power an expatriate can have in Poland is higher.

Move to Poland: pros and cons

Living in Poland can be a great adventure, but it poses certain challenges for those who do not have Polish roots.

Best things:

  • Finding a house is easier and cheaper than in Germany
  • Some aspects of daily life such as food and entertainment are cheaper compared to other European countries. Private medical care is also cheaper and excellent!
  • Language will not be a problem. Despite not being the official language, Poland is in the top ten countries with the most German speakers.

On the other hand:

  • The most common housing is in small flats
  • Many Poles complain that new clothes are more expensive than in Germany.
  • Also petrol and other transport-related costs
  • Slow and inefficient bureaucracy. Getting a residence permit could be a nightmare if you don't know how to do it!
Moving to Poland as a pensioner

Poland is the perfect country for retirees on a pension because the cost of living is very affordable and the quality of life is excellent. Of all the Polish cities, choose Warsaw for modern city living with an urban flair in a countryside setting. Krakow is another exciting city for expats, with some of the best museums and socio-cultural programmes in the world.

Advices to move to Poland

Before you move in, keep an eye on the property market. Whether you are buying a house or renting, it is best to start looking several months in advance. And watch out for the description! A 2-bedroom flat is not a 2-bedroom flat, it refers to a bedroom and a living room. It is best to sign a preliminary agreement in which all the details are worked out, such as the duration of the lease, the tenant's duties and other important details. According to Polish law, a lease signed for a definite period of time cannot be terminated earlier. Some landlords allow their tenants to terminate the lease earlier, but be sure to ask about this before signing the agreement.

Once you are a resident you can open a bank account very easily. All you need is an identity card, proof of address and a telephone number.

It would be very useful to check out the social media groups of German expats in Poland. They are usually very active and friendly, solve questions and make plans together.

Healthcare in two countries: what is the contrast

In both countries the predominant source of financing is through social insurance contributions, although in Germany there is a co-payment for hospital care.

Another difference is that in Poland outpatient care is organised in outpatient clinics of hospitals or specialised centres, whereas in Germany it is organised through private clinics.

Health insurance in the Poland

In Poland, the public health service is guaranteed for all residents, even unemployed people are included in the health system and can receive medical treatment. If you are an EU citizen, don't forget to apply for a European Health Insurance Card before you move.

There are also many private doctors and hospitals in Poland that guarantee good treatment. In fact, large companies often offer employees private health insurance as a benefit.

Tax implications: different between Germany and Poland

Taxes in Poland are somewhat high, representing more than 30% of GDP. VAT for example is 23% and, unlike in other European countries where it is added at the end, in Poland it is already included in the price. This means that the price you see on the label is the price you pay at the end of the purchase.

Nuances of moving to Poland: car re-registration

One of the biggest advantages of registering your car in Poland is that it can be done online! Through the "citizen services" on the Polish government website you only need to attach a proof of ownership. Also, if you have a German driving licence, you will be able to use it in Poland.

Ready for your move to Poland

Settling in Poland is always a good idea if you want to enjoy the friendliness of its people and the diversity of its places, beautiful mountains, forests and lakes, but also great beaches in the North.

The fact that it is such a cheap country allows you to live large at very low prices. Enjoy the best experiences in restaurants, museums, music festivals, sports competitions... the hustle and bustle won't stop!

 

💰Min moving price - 658 EUR 🛠Additional services - cleaning, handyman, (dis-) assembly of furniture
💰Max moving price -  1608 EUR 📲App - for Android, IOS
🚚Other moving - Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, etc. 💳Payment systems - debit and credit cards, online banking Sofort, Ideal, cash
 

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