FCO Travel Advice for - Germany

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  • There is a general threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Around 2,000,000 British nationals visit Germany every year. Most visits are trouble-free. See Consular asistance statistics.

  • If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

  • Carry your passport with you at all times. German police have the right to ask to see identification.

  • British nationals have been arrested for possessing counterfeit currency. Avoid changing money anywhere other than banks or legitimate bureaux de change.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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