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Germany Costs and Money

It is no longer necessary to change money or convert various European currencies' exchange rates if you are travelling either within or to countries within the euro zone. The euro and foreign currency and other forms of payment can be brought into and taken out of Germany without restriction.

Currency

Euros

In 2002 with the introduction of the Euro (€) as official currency of the European Union, Germany had to change its official currency, until then The Deutschmark (DM), for the Euro. ...
Currency

Costs

Euros

Costs in Germany are relatively high but usually prices of rent vary between regions and cities. If you want to live in large and attractive city you have to spend more than third of ...
Costs

Credit Cards

Credit cards in Germany have a low level of usage compared to other European countries; most Germans prefer to pay in cash.
The most common credit cards are the worldwide ...
Credit Cards

Tipping

Tipping

There is generally no need to tip in Germany, as service is included in the bill, although it is widely considered appropriate. A tip is a matter of politeness and shows your ...
Tipping