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Prices of Airport Transfers

Prices of Airport Transfers

The Airport transfer is a service, which is booked after flight and hotel reservation. Transfer booking requires exact flight arrival and departure times and also the flight numbers. Taking a taxi from the airport might be tricky. You never know if the driver takes the shortest or fastest route to reach a drop off address,…

European Plugs and Sockets

European Plugs and Sockets

It is really unpleasant, while in London and you need to charge a Mobile, but …ups…the socket in the hotel is UK Standard. Then, you ask at reception if they have any EU to UK electricity adapters, but they don’t, because they already ran out of them. Anyway, only choice for you is to walk…

The Negligence Clause

The Negligence Clause

Rent-a-car – very often a wise choice. It saves time, gives more comfort, it is cheaper, wins independence, allows schedule changes, no luggage issues, flexibility etc. It is a basic travel service, but unlike any other, it can turn one in a position of being guilty, unless proven innocent.  In time of car pick-up, the…

Hotel Taxes in Germany

Hotel Taxes in Germany

Steuer is a German word and means – Tax. When you google “hotel steuer” the first three results are related to a hotel in Germany, named ….Steuer. Well, even google gests confused and what about those who pay. There are many words in the German language combined with the word “steuer” and many of them…

Fairground Capacity VS Hotel Number in Germany

Fairground Capacity VS Hotel Number in Germany

There are over 250 million overnights in Germany per year and a reasonable part of this number is made of trade fair visitors. Surely the visitors wonder, why is the price per room per night during fair periods higher than the regular RAC rates. Well the logical answer that comes right after is that the…

The Hotels in Germany

The Hotels in Germany

When it comes to rating hotels, besides the star system, there are: diamonds, letters, flags, and keys. Not all that popular, especially in Europe.  But isn’t it pretty messy for most of the guests? How many people can guess, what a hotel category is, if they don’t see stars to count at the main entrance or…

Transport in Germany

Transport in Germany

We all know that the oldest subway in Europe is in London and a bit later comes the Budapest one, which is the first electrified. The numbers show that there are 26 countries in Europe with a Metro. The official name of the transport network in 23 of the countries includes the name of the city…

Tipping in Germany

Tipping in Germany

Tipping in Germany is not as tricky as some might believe. Remember two things – you can’t go wrong with rounding the amount to the nearest Euro; have cash on you. While places most often visited by business travelers accept credit cards, one might be surprised how people prefer settling in cash. Service and VAT…

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