*Private Airport Pickup & Drop-off
*3-Night stay at the Flemings Hotel in Altstadt Frankfurt
*Breakfast, lunch and dinner at local hidden gems (mentioned in itinerary)
*Gratuities for our drivers, tips and train tickets
*International Flight Booking Assistance
*4-Night Stay at the Pullman Cologne with panoramic city views of Cologne
*Entry fees and transportation for all activities outlined in itinerary
What's Not Included
*International Flights & Travel Insurance
*Extras not listed on the itinerary (additional alcohol, covid testing)
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You haven't experienced the magic of Christmas time until you've seen it in Germany - the home of Christmas Markets. You ready?!
There are limited spots available, on a first come, first served basis. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend the trip. Make sure you and your travel friends sign up before spots fill up. This trip will sell out!
Day 1 | Welcome to Germany!
Once you arrive at Frankfurt International Airport, I'll pick you up and we'll take a private ride to our hotel, The Flemings Hotel. You'll have the rest of the evening to settle into your private suite (because you deserve it).
Day 2 | OH Christmas Tree, OH Christmas Tree..
We are starting our trip in Germany with the best of the best, visiting the Frankfurt Christmas Market, which is one of the biggest in the world. We'll spend majority of the morning here and grab lunch in the area. You'll have the evening to yourself.
***Breakfast and Lunch Included.
Day 3 | An Evening Like A German
You'll have the morning to yourself, and we'll meet up for late lunch in true German fashion, at a traditional beer garden. I can't wait to indulge in good beer, juicy bratwursts, and good memories with the tribe here. Later that evening, we'll go to a diskothek where we can enjoy music and drinks.
***Breakfast & Lunch included.
Day 4 | Do Your Own Thing
We'll catch a short train ride in the morning to Cologne with scenic views of the German hillsides. After we settle in at our new home for the next couple days, you'll have the rest of your evening to relax. Or you can explore Cologne on your own!
Day 5 | Christmas Markets & Dinner on the River
We'll begin our day visiting the Cologne cathedral and climbing 500 steps to get a great view of the city. We'll spend the afternoon exploring the Christmas Markets in Cologne, some of the best in the world. For dinner, we'll head to the shoreline and enjoy gourmet dining and beautiful scenery as we sail down the Rhein River.
***Breakfast and Dinner Included.
Day 6 | Wellness & Spa Day
The best spa experience of your life awaits you. We'll spend the majority of the day at one of the world's best thermal bath spas, Claudius Thermes, and cater to our bodies with massages, fine dining and more.
***Breakfast and Lunch Included.
Day 7 | Do Your Own Thing
Take this day to explore additional areas of Cologne. You can get a day-pass for the city trains, explore new neighborhoods, and even leave the city, if you want! *** Breakfast Included.
Day 8 | Not Goodbye, But See You. Later
Today's our last day in Germany. You'll have until 9:00AM to pack up your room and grab breakfast before we catch a train back to the airport in Frankfurt. Arrival time to the airport depends on the majority of departures from the group.
Covid Protocols in Germany
The U.S. CDC will no longer require air passengers traveling from a foreign country to the United States to show a negative COVID-19 viral test or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before they board their flight.
As of January 2023, Germany is NOT requiring travelers to show a negative COVID-19 test for entry.
Is it safe for black and brown people?
Who can attend this trip?
Anyone above the age of 21 can attend this trip.
What currency is used in Germany? Should I exchange money at the airport?
The Euro. If you need extra cash, exchange money at home before departure or in the airport.
How do I pack for this trip?
Due to the mountainous location and activities mentioned in itinerary , pack for cold, snowy weather. You'll get a packing checklist of all the things you need at our group pre-departure meeting.
Is the LGBTQ+ community safe in Germany?
What airport do I fly into when I arrive to Germany?
Frankfurt International Airport.
Do I need any vaccinations or shots before I come on the Germany trip?
No, but it is highly recommended to get your Covid-19 shot and booster.
Should I buy a phone plan?
No, I have a hack for this I'll give you at the pre-departure meeting.
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