The Capital: Berlin
Main Language: German
Direct Flying Time: approximately one hour and 45 minutes
From Oct to Mar - GMT +1
From Mar to Oct - GMT +2
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz
International Dialing: +49
Driving: Driving is on the right. National or EU licence required. Minimum driving age is 18 (17 for holders of a full UK licence)
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing: Light or mediumweights for the summer and medium or heavyweights for winter, with rainwear all year round
Emergency Services: Police: 110. Fire & Ambulance: 112
Tipping: If a service charge has been added to the bill, tips are not necessary, additional discretionary tips are around 10%
Passports: Passports must be valid for the period of intended stay.
Visas: Holders of British passports endorsed "British Citizen" do not require visas.
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.