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ShermansTravel experts rely on years of collective travel experience to bring you the best money-saving tips for your vacation. We take a discerning look at all the attraction passes, public transportation options, and other local bargains to make sure you get the most bang for your buck while traveling.

Hamburg Money-Saving Tips

Hamburg Card

Planning on using the city’s extensive subway and bus network? Pick up a Hamburg CARD to save cash on multiple trips.


Even if you don’t speak a lick of German, you’ll have no problem getting by in Hamburg, where most of the population can at least get by in English, and many people are downright fluent.

Instant travel info

Get information about public transport timetables in Hamburg sent to your cell phone with a visit to this informative site published by the Hamburg Passenger Transport Board.(

Hamburger Vorschau

Hit the tourist office for a free copy of this monthly guide to Hamburg events.

Suit up

Few tourists think of Hamburg as a place to get wet, but in the summer months there’s a lively beach scene along the River Elbe, and soaking up some sun with a cocktail in hand is standard practice.

Eel soup

For a taste of a local specialty, look for aalsuppe on local menus. Ham and vegetables balance the fishy taste, which is definitely an acquired appreciation.

Harbor ferries

For an active alternative to Hamburg’s boat cruises, catch ferry 62 from Landungsbrucken and change to number 64 at Finkenwerder. Get off at Teufelsbruck and walk east along the Elbe River back to town – on your way, enjoy glimpses of the stunning mansions along Elbchaussee road.

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