ostseecard

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A fantastic holiday is in the cards for you. That’s because the ostseecard lets you enjoy lots of exclusive offers, discounts and fantastic deals. There’s no better way to save.

Whether you’re alone, with your partner or the whole family on holiday, the ostseecard pays off right from the first night. The more you undertake on Schleswig-Holstein’s Baltic Sea coast, the cheaper it is. More than 25 partners in 18 holiday destinations are just waiting for you with fantastic offers and discounts.

You will automatically receive the ostseecard from your hotel, landlord or tourist office.

Your exclusive advantage

Free access to the beach at 18 Baltic Sea resorts from Glücksburg to Travemünde.
Get lots of exclusive offers, discounts and fantastic deals from our partners.
Special local offerings of your holiday destination.

In a total of 18 towns and villages you'll receive the ostseecard, holding numerous discounts ready for you. The more adventures you experience on Schleswig-Holstein's Baltic Sea coast, the cheaper it is.

FAQ / Frequently Asked Questions

In 1875 The so-called visitor’s tax was introduced in the first seaside resorts. From this earmarked levy numerous tourist services are funded, e.g. the concert at the promenade, the lifeguards on the beach, numerous sports, culture and children’s programs and so on. In 2004 the ostseecard replaced the old tourist card that until then was used in the Baltic seaside communities. Due to the mutual recognition of the ostseecard in the various seaside resorts you can also use a variety of tourist attractions of neighboring communities and service partners. Yet the ostseecard offers even more: in addition to numerous tourist attractions, which you can use free of charge, the ostseecard holds an exciting added value. With more than 25 partners just show your card and you’ll enjoy attractive discounts and promotions.

The amount of the tourist tax varies from community to community and depends on the scope of the offered services. On the websites of the respective communities you can see the respective fee rates.

In addition to the offers of the communities we were able to engage many partners, such as the Lübecker Marzipanland, the Sea Life Center and many more for you. With more than 25 partners in the field of tourism you will get attractive discounts and promotions. Here you will find an overview of the respective offers.

Your ostseecard is given to you by your hotel, landlord or the tourist office on arrival. Your landlord can provide information about the range of services of the ostseecard.

The proceeds from the tourist tax will be used by the municipalities for care, cleaning and maintenance of tourism infrastructure, such as promenades, cure parks, beach, piers, restrooms, playgrounds and for the swimming safety of guests. In addition many of the programs offered, be it concerts, sports events or exhibitions are directly financed by the tourist tax.