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To make planning an epic trip easier for you, we’ve compiled 1) our recommended travel planning and booking platforms, 2) most essential travel items, and 3) guided tours and day trips in one place.
If you’ve found our free guides and insider tips helpful, please click on our links below before booking hotels, rental cars, apartments, guided day trips, tickets, and tours. There’s no additional cost to you. Thanks!
We book all kinds of great hotels & apartments here (refundable and no prepay).
For some apartments we've gotten better deals than on Airbnb (for the same apartment)!
We've found great deals on rental cars in Germany (and beyond) here.
Nervous about driving a rental car in Germany? We HIGHLY recommend Tripiamo's excellent Germany driving tutorial!
We book guided tours, day trips & experiences here.
We use this site to check train times, prices, and to buy all of our train tickets & German Rail passes. It's the official site for the German train system.
This is where you can get great deals on long distance bus tickets for travel within Germany.
Our favorite place to pick up European plug adapters, packing cubes, and much more!
A private driver will take you to/from the airport quickly and safely.
Don’t Forget These Travel Essentials
We use each of these items every single day while traveling in Germany (and beyond).
Recommended Guided Day Trips and City Tours:
Munich Guided Tours
- Munich HOHO bus
- Viktualienmarkt food tour
- Evening of Bavarian food & beer
- WWII history walking tour
- Old Town walking tour
- 3-hour guided bike tour
Guided Day Trips from Munich
- Romantic road and Rothenburg ob der Tauber guided day trip
- Guided day trip to Berchtesgaden
- Guided day trip to Zugspitze
- Guided day trip to Salzburg
Guided Day Trips to Neuschwanstein from Munich
- This day trip includes a stop at Linderhof Palace
- This day trip is with a small group in a van
- Here’s is a premium day trip with castle tickets included, snacks, etc.
Berlin & Potsdam Guided Tours
- Berlin history tour
- Spree river cruise
- Berlin Kreuzberg and Neukölln
- Kreuzberg food tour
- Berlin 3-hour secret food tour
- Guided tour of Sanssouci Palace and Potsdam
- Potsdam HOHO bus
Guided Day Trips from Salzburg
- Private guided walking tour
- Immersive medieval tour
- Guided beer history tour with tasting
- Food & beer tour
Guided Day Trips from Dresden