Traveling in Germany can be your ruin. The regular costs for train-tickets are sometimes very hight.
But There are some possibility that makes your travel payable.
You should check out the special offers of the Deutsche Bahn or other public transports.
If you are on tour with your family, friends or any group, check out the costs for the group, so you may save a lot of money.
You can go by Bus – Fernbus can be very economic. It´s worth comparing several bus-lines. German bus-lines in test: www.test.de/Fernbusse
Medical On-Call Service and/or Emergency Assistance: 116117
If you urgently need medical care outside regular consultation hours and do not know where to find the nearest medical on-call service, you can dial 116117. Your call will be forwarded to the on-call service responsible for you. In case of acute life-threatening situations, i.e. in case of an emergency, please always call 112!
Emergency Pharmacy Finder: 0800 0022833
On this free landline number, you can find the nearest emergency pharmacy. By mobile phone, please call 22833 (69 cent/minute). Or send and SMS saying „apo“ to 22833 (69 cent/sms). You will immediately get several answer messages containing the nearest emergency pharmacies. The „Apothekenfinder“ App provided for Apple, Android and Windows-8 smartphones and tablets (free download) shows the duty pharmacies, too.
On the internet, you can search duty pharmacies free of charge by using the online emergency services search function on www.aponet.de. Simply enter your location or postal code in the search box and all duty pharmacies in your area will be displayed together with a map. This works from any computer or smartphone with an internet connection.
Anyone who falls ill at night or during a weekend or gets in distress can rely on a large network of assistance in Germany. For instance, hundreds of pharmacies provide around-the-clock service. Information on how to find these pharmacies and other important numbers and services are contained in the list below.
Emergency Call: 112
Not only in Germany but all over Europe, the phone number for medical emergencies is 112. Emergency calls are free of charge from any (mobile) telephone. If you dial the emergency number 112, it is very important for the rescue team that you describe the accident as precisely as possible. The following questions may help:
• Where did the accident happen?
• What happened?
• How many injured people are there?
• What kind of injuries?
• Who reports the emergency?
Poison Emergency Number
In case of poisoning caused by chemicals, drugs, or parts of plants, there are emergency hotlines in Germany. There is no single number for this service. Every federal state has its own poison information centres that are available around the clock.
Homburg (Saarland) Phone: 06841 19240
Berlin (Berlin and Brandenburg)
Phone: 030 19240
Bonn (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Phone: 0228 19240
Erfurt (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia)
Phone: 0361 730730
Phone: 0761 19240
Göttingen (Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein)
Phone: 0551 19240
Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse)
Phone: 06131 19240