Tips and recommendations for healthy travel to top destinations
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Germany provides a diverse and unique travel experience. The country has attracted visitors for centuries, with its quintessential cities and history.
It’s diverse landscapes feature evergreen forests, endless coastlines and fairytale-esque castles. Whether you are a lover of nature, history, or even world-famous beer, Germany is the destination for you!
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Germany. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Germany: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Germany has some of the best healthcare in the world. But, be sure you’re prepared for your trip. Consider bringing a traveler’s diarrhea kit with you in case of problems during your trip.
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A passport is required to enter Germany. Visas are not required for stays under 90 days.
All European Union countries share entry requirements for travelers. Make sure you’re ready for your trip with a new or renewed passport.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Germany has typical climate conditions – with warm summers and cold winters. Rainfall is consistent throughout the year. But, it is important to check the weather before your trip.
Most areas on the country’s North Sea coast have winter temperatures in the mid-30’s. Farther inland, the climate is more continental and experiences greater seasonal variations. Temperature extremes between night and day are less in the north, than in the south.
January is the country’s coldest month, and July is the hottest. The Alpine regions of Germany have colder temperatures than the rest of the country.
Atlantic low-pressure systems can bring heavy rainfall, especially in coastal regions. These ‘uncomfortable’ weather conditions are typical during the fall and winter months.
Germany is one of the most popular tourist destinations the world, especially during the holiday season. The country hosts more than 35 million tourists each year.
Germany, and more specifically Berlin, has always had a reputation for intense security. More recently, German police are seen carrying out more ID checks. Ensure that you have a copy of your passport or driver’s license on hand in case you need to show it. Give yourself plenty of time to travel between different locations throughout the country. Police stops are typical and necessary to ensure the safety of travelers and locals.
Germany has a similar crime rate to the U.S., though precautions should be taken to avoid petty theft. Try to travel in groups and never travel alone at night.
Among all Germany’s world-famous destinations, the Berlin Zoo remains an iconic experience. The zoo, located in Berlin, is the largest zoo in the world and boasts a diverse array of species.
The Berlin Zoo hosts the title as the, “Most Visited Zoo In Europe,” and is located in Berlin’s Tiergarten. Opened in 1844, it covers 87 acres and is home to over 1300 different species. Germany also has more than 400 registered zoos and over 700 zoological facilities.
Germany is a wonderful destination to visit. Just make sure you have everything you may need for your trip, including these items:
No matter where you are traveling to, be are aware of the location of the U.S. Embassy. Should you ever need help or find yourself in danger contact your nearest consulate or embassy. The U.S. Embassy in Germany is located at:
U.S. Embassy Berlin
Telephone: +(49)(30) 8305-1200
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(49)(30) 8305-0
Fax: +(49)(30) 8305-1215
Visit the Embassy to Germany website before departure to confirm correct contact details for the office.
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