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Good to know - practical info for Berlin

Since Monday, November 2, more stringent corona restrictions have been in force throughout Germany. Please take this into account when planning your trip. We are looking forward to supporting you again in the future with all practical information and bookings for your Berlin trip.

In order to keep you as well informed as possible, we regularly update the information on the current situation in Berlin

We wish you all the best!

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You can book hotels and travel options, and reserve tickets for events and city tours through us – either online, on the phone or directly at the Berlin Tourist Info centres. Are you travelling in a group? We’ll do your trip planning for you and book accommodation, city tours and charter boats.
We at visitBerlin are committed to barrier-free access in Berlin. We have developed standards in order to meet the needs of all visitors to Berlin. Tourist partners such as Berlin hotels and attractions are tested, and their barrier-free offers are made accessible to people with a disability on this website.

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Payments in Berlin

Berlin is a cheaper city than most metropolises in the world and there are plenty of opportunities to spend money. Here you can find useful information about exchanging money and everything about paying in general.

  • Germanys currency is Euro

    Money & Currency

    Payments in Berlin

    Payments in Berlin are made in Euros. The European currency means that visitors from most EU countries can use the same currency as at home without any problems.

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  • Hotel room Berlin
    The city of Berlin is introducing the City Tax, a tourist tax on individual travellers, from 1 January 2014. The law was passed in December 2013 by the Berlin legislature. The decision to introduce a city tax in Berlin was a political one. visitBerlin did not request this tax; rather, it was introduced from within the Berlin Senate.

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  • Shopping in Berlin

    Shopping & business hours

    Opening hours, tax-free shopping, barrier-free access

    The loosest business hour regulations anywhere in Germany and a myriad opportunities to shop: there’s a Berlin business to cater to any taste.

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    Etiquette & Tipping

    What Berliners appreciate

    Giving tips, handling dog leads or smoking in pubs: here is Berlin’s unwritten code of conduct.

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