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Germany - Getting There

Germany's main international airports are at Frankfurt and Munich, with other major airports located at Düsseldorf, Cologne and Hamburg. Around 120 international airlines fly into Germany, and it is possible to travel there on budget airlines from other parts of Europe. Frankfurt, the busiest airport in Europe, has direct scheduled flights to 105 countries.

Germany has rail connections with France, Austria, Italy, Holland, Denmark and the Czech Republic, and from the United Kingdom via France. Within Germany, there are connecting services to destinations throughout the country.

There is a very good road network connecting Germany with the rest of Western Europe, and road links with Eastern Europe are gradually being improved. Regular coach services run into Germany from London, Paris and many other European cities.

Ferry services link northern Germany with Scandinavia and the UK.

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AXA - Global Healthcare

As the global healthcare specialists for AXA, the world’s number one insurance brand, we can help you get fast access to expert medical care, whenever and wherever you need it. All our plans include evacuation and repatriation, a second medical opinion service and extra support from a dedicated case manager if you’re diagnosed with cancer. You’ll also have 24/7 support from our caring multilingual team - we’ll always remember you’re a person, not a case number.

Bupa Global

At Bupa we have been helping individuals and families live longer, healthier, happier lives for over 60 years. We are trusted by expats in 190 different countries and have links with healthcare organisations throughout the world. So whether you're moving abroad for a change of career or a change of scene, with our international private health insurance you will always be in safe hands.


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