Outdoorsy adventures in the Carpathian Mountains and city breaks in the modern Kraków and Warsaw make Poland a versatile country to visit. Let Luggage Mule ship your luggage to Poland so you can make the most of your trip to the former communist state.
Customs: Due to Poland’s place within the EU, travel between other EU countries is fairly easy. However, meat products not originating from EU member states are forbidden, as is the transport of pets. Check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Poland website for full details.
Shipping times: 4 working days
Flights: Flights to Poland usually take about two hours. Nearly all international airlines provide a service to Poland but flights from the Australasia and Pacific region usually involve at least one change. Major gateways include Kraków, Warsaw, and Gdańsk.
Currency: Polish złoty (zł)
Power: 230V, 50Hz
Visas: Holders of British Citizen passports or any other EU state citizens are not required to have a visa to travel to Poland. Other nationalities however may need a Schengen visa. To check the visa requirements of your country visit Schengen Visa Information website.
Time difference: Central European Time, GMT+2.
Packing for Poland
If you’re visiting Poland for the summer pack for temperate weather and expect both sunshine and rain. With an average temperature of 18°C in Warsaw and 19°C in Kraków those visiting the cities should pack suncream, sunglasses, and a hat. A decent outdoors coat wouldn’t go amiss if you’re visiting the exposed Baltic Coast region. Travellers to the Carpathian Mountains in the south should prepare for snow. Gloves, woolly hat, fleeces, a warm coat and hiking boots are essentials. Whatever season you’re travelling in, Luggage Mule’s reliable and reasonable rates will ensure your choice of clothes get to your destination trouble free.
Ship your bike to Poland
Many of Poland’s roads are perfect for cycling especially in the south. The route from Zakopane to Szczawnica takes in the dazzling sights of the Dunajec River and the road joining Krynica and Stary Sącz, one of the oldest towns in the country, sweeps through the scenic Lower Silesia region. With an altitude ranging between 1,600 and 3,600 feet, for those seeking mountain bike trials, Karkonosze in the Sudetes Mountains offers ample challenge. The pathway from Międzygórze to Śnieżnik and the Kowary Bypass are two stand out trials. Luggage Mule can ship your bike to Poland at reasonable rates, giving you the chance to peddle through the medieval landscape and soak up the mountain terrain.
Ship your golfing gear to Poland
Two of the best golf clubs in Poland can be found near Warsaw: the First Warsaw Golf & Country Club and the Sobienie Krolewskie Golf & Country Club. Other top course can be found at Modry Las Golf Club near the German border in the west, Krakow Valley Golf & Country Club on the outskirts of the city, and Mazury Golf & Country Club in the north east. Luggage Mule can ship your clubs to Poland at reasonable rates, giving you the chance to enjoy these superb courses. If you’re keen to try multiple courses in the region, ship your bike to Warsaw and hire a car to get around.
What to ship home from Poland
The Polish Wieliczka Salt Mine was entered into UNESCO’s first World Heritage List making it the ideal place to pick up some souvenirs. Elsewhere, hand embroidery from Lowicz is one of the countries most artistic exports and if you’re looking for culture look no further than the gnomes of the Roztocze region. With Luggage Mule’s generous 30kg allowance, our shipping service allows you to buy your favourite souvenirs and have them delivered to your door.