How Do You Get A Deutsch Bahn Card?
Germany is a country rich in sights with an extensive rail network that makes it easy to see them all. Yet with many travelers, cost can be the most prohibitive thing. If you are going to be doing a lot of train travel in Germany and are on a budget, it may be worth your while to purchase a BahnCard. Step 1 Choose your BahnCard, depending upon the amount of traveling you plan on doing. The BahnCard 25 and BahnCard 50 are discount cards good for 25 and 50 percent off your train fare, respectively. The BahnCard 100 is a fixed-fee card good for one year’s worth of “free” travel. All three cards are available in first or second class options. Step 2 Find out whether you are eligible for a city ticket. This allows you free use of public transportation to and from the train station in some German cities, provided your train trip is more than 100 km. Step 3 Order online at bahn.de. The site provides an English order form for non-German speakers. Input the first day you want the card to be val