Saving on the necessities
Discount supermarkets like Aldi, Lidl and Netto are the place for inexpensive grocery shopping in Germany. Pay attention to the current specials. It’s definitely worth comparing prices. That will help you save a few euros. You can find out on the internet what specials are available at various supermarkets, chemists, department stores and DIY shops. If you need things like highlighters, staplers and ink cartridges, you can often save money at shops near your college or university.
Store opening hours in Germany
Some barber shops and hairdressers offer student discounts on certain days. Students can also profit from the sports on offer at their colleges and universities and from special student rates at fitness studios.
Your student ID
It pays to carry your student ID with you at all times. It will get you into theatres cinemas, swimming pools and museums at discount prices. Newspaper subscriptions, computer software, and are also cheaper for students.
If you travel outside Germany, you save a lot of money on things like plane, train, museum and theatre tickets with an . The one-time cost for an ISIC is 12 euros, and you can get yours from the student unions at most colleges and universities or in selected travel agencies.
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