ostseecard

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Put all your eggs in one basket during your holiday. Because with the ostseecard you benefit from all kinds of exclusive offers, discounts and attractive benefits.

No matter whether you are on holiday alone, with your partner or the whole family, the ostseecard pays off for you from the very first night. The more you do on the Schleswig-Holstein Baltic coast, the more you can experience. Over 35 partners are waiting for you with attractive offers and discounts. Enjoy your stay with us. We wish you a relaxing and carefree holiday.

You will automatically receive the ostseecard from your hotel, landlord or tourist office.
(The ostseecard is also available for children on request).

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.

Blekendorf | Burg/Fehmarn | Dahme | Eckernförde | Glücksburg | Großenbrode | Grömitz | Heikendorf | Heiligenhafen | Hohwacht | Kellenhusen | Laboe | Neustadt, Pelzerhaken, Rettin | Scharbeutz, Haffkrug | Schönberg | Sierksdorf | Timmendorfer Strand | Travemünde

FAQ / Frequently Asked Questions

What is the ostseecard?

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 35 partners just show your card and you’ll enjoy attractive discounts and promotions.

How much does the ostseecard cost?

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.

What services are offered in connection with the ostseecard?

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 35 partners in the field of tourism you will get attractive discounts and promotions. Here you will find an overview of the respective offers.

Where can I get the ostseecard?

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.

What exactly is the visitor's tax used for?

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.