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Büchersendung

Büchersendung is a way of sending books cheaply through the post. It also covers maps and sheet music, but there are restrictions on what counts as a book and what you are allowed to pack with it.

You can include a bill, or a bank transfer form, or a return envelope – but not a letter.

Büchersendung may be cheaper, but you are not allowed to seal the envelope when sending inland. Only when sending overseas is this allowed, and even then you have to write on the envelope that it may be opened for the contents to be checked.

If you are sending books to addresses overseas, this will almost be definitely be cheaper than sending the books normally. If you want to send a card with the book, it may be worth sending them separately!

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