Flights to Germany: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Germany
Searching for cheap flights to Germany? There are two dozen airlines taking off from New York City to Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Cologne. Try airberlin, United Airlines, American Airlines and Lufthansa for non-stop connections.
When to book the cheapest flights to Germany
History, art and entertainment are all good reasons to book flights to Germany but if it's the price of the tickets that's holding you back, consider visiting during the off-season. Berlin is busy all summer long, in the fall all eyes are on Munich for Oktoberfest, Christmas brings the seasonal markets all over the country and spring bring the entire country out of hibernation.
- Peak season: Spring, summer, Christmas and Oktoberfest.
- Low season: Winter, unless youâre visiting the German Alps for skiing.
A non-stop flight to Germany from New York takes just less than 8 hours.
Experience Germany: sights, tours and activities
There really is a lot to see and do in Germany and when you visit really depends on where you'd like to go and what you'd like to do there. Autumn is the best time to visit Bavaria's castles and towns as they celebrate their beer-making traditions in October. Spring and summer mean Berlin is alive and everyone is out in the garden cafes, roof terrace bars and parks. The Baltic Sea beckons those looking for a beach vacation while visiting Germany!
Essentials in Germany
Berlin: Berlin is one of Europeâs new favourite capitals for tourism. Since the Wall came down, this city has turned itself into a cultural paradise. Start off at the East Side Gallery then donât miss the major sights like the Brandenburg Gate and City Hall.
Baltic Sea: The Baltic Sea offers miles upon miles of sandy beaches and resort town, overflowing in old German charm. RÃ¼gen, the largest island in Germany, is famous for its beaches and cliffs. Donât miss Rostock in the summer for its annual sailing regatta!
Bavaria: There is a lot to love about Bavaria. The Bavarian Alps in particular will no double impress. This is where you'll find the spectacular Neuschwanstein Castle. In winter, the best skiing in the country is found here and in the summer, the snow-less slopes are ideal for trekking and hiking.
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Hotels and accommodation in Germany
Regardless of which part of the country you plan to visit, Germany is well equipped on all sides to host tourists with different budgets and different tastes. Hotels in Germany are easy to find but the cheapest rooms get booked up early. If you're visiting during a holiday or popular season, make sure you have your hotels booked as early as possible. Don't leave it until the last minute!