Car Insurance from Hannoversche

Hannoversche offers a car insurance policy available exclusively online. With fast claim settlements, flexibility in levels of coverage, and coverage outside of Germany, they offer a simple and direct policy. In case of any dissatisfaction, they also have a 100 day money back guarantee. See their website for more information.

Phone and Internet from Kabel Deutschland

Kabel Deutschland is the largest cable television company in Germany. They also offer phone and internet services, so if you are looking for phone, internet and cable television, they offer deals on packages for all three. They were given the rating of ‘Good' by Stiftung Warentest for their internet.

Their website is here, for more information.

Car Sharing from DriveNow

DriveNow is a popular car sharing service in Germany. Simply get the app on your phone, and you can see where the closest cars are parked in your area. Once you sign up for a one time charge of 29 euro, you'll be able to use any DriveNow car, without worrying about separate rental and fuel costs. When you're done, you simply park the car anywhere. Incredibly convenient, and reasonably priced somewhere between public transportation and a taxi, it is especially worthwhile for a group or for transporting objects when you have too much to carry. With premium BMW cars, DriveNow can be a fun way to drive around the city whenever you want without the big commitment of owning your own vehicle.

Car Insurance from ADAC

The ADAC (Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club e.V.) (General German Automobile Club) is a car association in Germany, founded on May 24, 1903 as German Motorbiker Association (“Deutsche Motorradfahrer-Vereinigung”), and was renamed to its present name in 1911.

With more than 18 million members in May 2012, it is the largest car association in Europe. It is also the largest motorcyclist association in the world, with 1.5 million members.

The ADAC also operates a large fleet of mobile mechanics in yellow cars that assist motorists in trouble – the Yellow Angels.

In addition to this, the ADAC provides 44 air ambulance helicopters for urgent medical rescues in Germany, strategically placed so that any location can be reached within 15 minutes. Air ambulance jets are used by the ADAC to rescue their members with a “PLUS” membership or customers who own an ADAC international travel insurance from any location worldwide in the case of accident or extreme sickness. The ADAC also offers its membership to non German residents, having signed contracts with automobile clubs worldwide.

ADAC offers different types of insurance such as:

  • Liability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Legal Expenses Insurance
  • Travel Cancellation Insurance
  • Travel Health Insurance

 

 

Phone and Internet from 1und1

1und1 offers inexpensive and fast high speed internet as well as mobile plans. Their reputation is for excellent internet, but not great customer service. However they have received a ‘very good' rating from tarifftip.de on both their DSL Flatrate plan and their mobile internet sticks. Their plans for DSL internet are often 5 to 10 euros less per month compared to competitors, after the first year of discounted monthly rates that most companies offer. Check out their website for details on all the various options:

 

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Public Health Insurance Comparison tool from 0800-Krankenkasse.de

Deciding on which public health insurance company to choose can be overwhelming, with information hard to find and so many different options. Sort through the density of information and details with this handy online tool, where you simply type in your region and income, and they will directly compare your projected costs of premiums from each company.