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Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC

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Discover Berlin and save
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Here you will find the best Berlin packages for everyone who already holds a public transport ticket. Unwind with unforgettable experiences with the Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC - your perfect companion when in Berlin. This special offer entitles you to discounts of 25% to 50% at over 180 partner establishments in Berlin and Potsdam.

Come and explore Berlin by boat, bus, on foot or try out one of the many cosy restaurants and cafés. In addition, the more than 40 collaborating museums welcome you to take an exhilarating journey back in time. 

Give your stay a boost of versatility - thanks to our offer:

The Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC is available for 72 hours and 6 days and at 10€ and 15€, entitling you to attractive discounts starting at 25% with over 180 partner establishments in Berlin and Potsdam.

The Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC for 72 hours is also available as a variant including Museum Island and costs €30.

If you opt for the 72-hour version including Museum Island, you will have free access to the museums on Museum Island once a day in addition to the numerous discounts (excluding special exhibitions).

You can order your ticket here at your convenience:

Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC 

You can show your online ticket on your mobile device or as a printed ticket at the selected partner establishments.

The Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC does not include a public transport ticket.

This is how you can save with your Berlin WelcomeCard Basic:

Savings example with the Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC
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Looking for an attractive CityCard with an included public transport ticket? Then simply book our classic Berlin WelcomeCard

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The matching OnlineGuide features an overview of all of our discounts at our partner establishments, special offers and great tour suggestions.

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Berlin WelcomeCard- BASIC OnlineGuide 2024

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Im OnlineGuide der Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC finden Sie auf einen Blick alle unsere Rabattpartner sowie spannende Tourenvorschläge und Berlin-Tipps. Jetzt runterladen!

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What is the Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC?
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Especially designed for everyone who already has a ticket for Berlin’s public transport network, the Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC is an attractive variation of the popular “Berlin WelcomeCard”. The Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC is valid for 72h as well as 6 days and costs 10€ and 15€. The BASIC edition gives you attractive savings from 25% to 50% at over 180 attractions in Berlin and Potsdam.

 

The BASIC edition does not include a public transport ticket.

 

The Berlin WelcomeCard  - BASIC for 72 hours is also available as a variant including Museum Island and costs €30.

 

If you opt for the 72-hour version including Museum Island, you will have free access to the museums on Museum Island once a day in addition to the numerous discounts.

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How does the Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC work?
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Once you have successfully booked your ticket, you will receive your ticket by email. Tickets are accepted either when shown on a mobile device or as a printed version. Please always show the ticket to our partners before using the discounted services. The ticket is valid for one named adult (15 years old and over). During the booking process, you have to select the date and time for validation of the ticket, as displayed on the ticket.

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Where can I buy one of the Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC?
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What do I need to know about the Berlin WelcomeCard - BASIC?
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The Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC is an e-ticket which is accepted either when shown on a mobile device or as a printed ticket. 
The ticket is only valid for the person named on the ticket. During the selected period of validity, the ticket entitles the named holder to claim for one time use, the discount offered at each participating service or attraction.

 

With the Berlin Welcome Card - BASIC 72h variant including the Museum Island, you have free access to the museums on the Museum Island once a day in addition to the numerous discounts (excluding special exhibitions).

 

The 72h ticket is valid for 72 hours from the time stated on the ticket. The 6 day ticket is valid 6 days from the starting date stated on the ticket. When booking the ticket, you have to select an arrival date for both variants - as well as a time for the 72h ticket - when the ticket becomes valid.

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How can I benefit from the discounts on offer?
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The Berlin WelcomeCard – BASIC must be shown to each discount partner before claiming the discounted services. You can also find information on how to claim the discount at each partner in our Booking and Discount Redemption overview (PDF) as well as on our Partner webpage.

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I have already bought a Berlin WelcomeCard with public transport for the period October-December. Is the card and travel option still valid?
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Yes, the services included in all the variations of the Berlin WelcomeCard remain valid. You can use the public transport ticket and all the discounts as stated. 

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What details do I need for my online booking?
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  • Start day and time of use 
  • Ticket holder’s first and last name
  • Email address for the confirmation email
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  • Details of preferred payment option
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I haven’t received an email with my ticket – what should I do?
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If you haven’t received an email confirmation with the ticket, contact our team at the Berlin Service Center by email at reservierung [at] visitBerlin.de (reservierung[at]visitBerlin[dot]de).

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Can I cancel or exchange the ticket?
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Booked tickets cannot be cancelled. The ticket cannot be exchanged / rebooked for a different day of validity. All the details are listed in our General Terms and Conditions.

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Are there other variations without public transport?
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Yes! The “Berlin WelcomeCard all-inclusive” is also available as a transport free option. The “Berlin WelcomeCard all-inclusive” offers free entry to over 30 of Berlin’s top attractions, such as the TV-Tower, a city cruise tour, a walking tour, a variety of museums and many other attractions.

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How does the Berlin WelcomeCard all-inclusive without public transport work?
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Your Berlin WelcomeCard all-inclusive ticket gives you free admission or free use of Berlin’s most popular attractions. Print out the ticket on A4 paper and show it to the all-inclusive partners so they can scan it. The Berlin WelcomeCard all-inclusive is only valid for the named holder with a valid ID. The partners need to scan in the bar code on the ticket to provide the services included. You can only use each of the offers once during the period your card is valid. The ticket is valid from the date and time displayed on the ticket.

 

The attractions and services included are marked accordingly in the CityGuide + City map and online. In addition, you can also benefit from the other discounts with the Berlin WelcomeCard partners. You can find an overview in the accompanying CityGuide.

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Discover Berlin - with the Berlin WelcomeCard

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Are you looking for a CityCard with an included public transport ticket? The classic Berlin WelcomeCard is your ticket for all public transport within Berlin and, if required, also the outskirts of the city.

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    Free travel on the U-Bahn, S-Bahn & Bus
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    Your ticket for all public transport within Berlin.
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    Potsdam or BER Airport? Book tariff zone C in addition!
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    To explore the surrounding area of Berlin or if you land at BER Airport.
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    Carefree free travel in Berlin & surroundings
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    Validate once and use for the entire period.