Cost Of Living In Frankfurt

cost of living in frankfurt

Frankfurt (Frankfurt am Main) is a large metropolis in the Western part of Germany. Cost of living in Frankfurt is high as compared to other German cities. Despite being a European hub and an economic powerhouse, it is not the capital of its state (Hesse). Frankfurt is a very liveable city, even if has a strong focus on finance, and fewer options of entertainment or academic studies.

There is absolutely no doubt that the top industry of Frankfurt is the finance industry. It is the headquarters for many national and international public banking institutions, including the European Central Bank.

Many private German banks also have their headquarters in Frankfurt, the same can be said by international banks which have European headquarters in Germany.

The second strong economic engine of Frankfurt is logistics, especially due to the Frankfurt Airport. The airport is the biggest in Europe in terms of cargo traffic and also one of the biggest in terms of passenger traffic.

Despite not being the most expensive city in Germany, Frankfurt has a high cost of living. Housing is rather expensive, but Munich in Bavaria, for example, is considerably more expensive.

Let’s check some data for the cost of living in Frankfurt, Germany below:

Courtesy: https://expatistan.com

 

Food [Edit]
  Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district €13
  Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) €8
  500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast €4.83
  1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk €1.07
  12 eggs, large €3.01
  1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes €2.79
  500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese €4.96
  1 kg (2 lb.) of apples €2.92
  1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes €1.71
  0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket €1.30
  1 bottle of red table wine, good quality €7
  2 liters of Coca-Cola €1.89
  Bread for 2 people for 1 day €1.20
Housing [Edit]
  Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area €1,499
  Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area €1,226
  Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 2 people in 85m2 flat €191
  Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area €1,096
  Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area €878
  Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas …) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio €93
  Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) €24
  40” flat screen TV €369
  Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) €112
  Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) €7
  Hourly rate for cleaning help €14
 
Clothes [Edit]
  1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) €87
  1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) €49
  1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) €94
  1 pair of men’s leather business shoes €129
Transportation [Edit]
  Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new €19,415
  1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas €1.49
  Monthly ticket public transport €90
  Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) €19
Personal Care [Edit]
  Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) €8
  1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) €7
  Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) €56
  1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) €3.59
  Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) €2.56
  Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) €3.18
  4 rolls of toilet paper €1.22
  Tube of toothpaste €1.61
  Standard men’s haircut in expat area of the city €27
Entertainment [Edit]
  Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub €34
  2 tickets to the movies €23
  2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) €123
  Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert €58
  1 cocktail drink in downtown club €11
  Cappuccino in expat area of the city €3.11
  1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) €4.07
  iPad Wi-Fi 128GB €465
  1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) €0.10
  1 month of gym membership in business district €55
  1 package of Marlboro cigarettes €6
 Courtesy: https://expatistan.com

Cost of Living for Students in Frankfurt, Germany

Despite having an extremely high cost of living in general, being a student in Germany has huge advantages. Firstly, in many cases, you are not required to pay for tuition fees in many German higher education institutions. This fact alone makes of Germany far more attractive than the UK in terms of cost of living. Secondly, it is possible to get a resident permit for up to 18 months following the end of your education, and you can search for jobs during this period.

 

Germany has by far some of the most relaxed policies for foreign students in the world. Even if Frankfurt is not considered as a student city like Berlin, Aachen or Cologne, it is still possible to find many opportunities for foreign students in the city.

Here are some of the main higher education institutions in Frankfurt:

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Goethe Universität Frankfurt

Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts (HfMDK)

Getting a Job in Frankfurt

Due to its financial role in Europe and global markets, Frankfurt has some of the best employment possibilities in Germany, if not in Europe. Most of these jobs are available for high-skilled professionals, in banking, IT and other finance-related fields.

Wages in Frankfurt are high, as so is the population purchasing power.

Here are some websites for job hunting in Frankfurt:

Monster.de

StepStone.de

indeed Deutschland

Quality of Life in Frankfurt

Like most cities in Germany, Frankfurt enjoys good standards of living. However, the city may lack entertainment opportunities, depending on your taste. Crime can also be a problem in Frankfurt, and the city is one of the least safes in the country.

Transportation in Frankfurt is one of the best in the world, and there is no need to own a car (unless you want to). The city has an excellent urban public transport infrastructure. You will also benefit from the German railway network. Finally, with Frankfurt Airport you can directly to most of the biggest cities in the world.
English is widely spoken in Frankfurt. Due to its international business vocation, the level of English in Frankfurt is above the average for Germany.

Frankfurt, located in South West Germany and sitting on the Main river, is only the 5th largest city in Germany. But don’t be fooled by its size: the metropolis, also known as Mainhattan, is one of the most important economic centers of the world.

Frankfurt has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Germany and attracts thousands of expats every year. So let’s take a look at what life in the financial capital of Europe is really like – based on the views of an expat who actually lives there: me.

Pro: multicultural town

In Frankfurt, you are more likely to hear English, Spanish, Hindi, or Turkish than German. Roughly 30% of inhabitants have a foreign citizenship. Making international friends and getting to know other ways of living is easier here than anywhere else in Germany. Besides, with around 180 different nationalities represented in Frankfurt, you are sure to find someone who shares your culture and/or language.

Con: inequality is the order of the day

Frankfurt is the second richest city in Germany, but the uncomfortable truth is that disparity between haves and have-nots in Germany have risen sharply since the 2008 financial crisis. Frankfurt is quite rich and not too big, so here the so-called “hidden” gap between rich and poor is especially visible.

The most obvious example is Frankfurt’s Bahnhofsviertel (area around the train station), just a 5-minute walk from the heart of the financial district. In the past, the city’s red light district was an area to be avoided due to sex shops, bordellos, crime, and drugs. In the last few years, the area has been rapidly gentrifying with Instagram-able locations, fashionable clubs, and top-notch restaurants.

Despite the übercool gin & tonic-bars, some corners of the Bahnhofsviertel still show a sharp contrast between bankers in suits, hipsters, homeless people and drug dealers – painting a highly-shocking, but also a representative picture of inequality.

Pro: in the center of Europe

If you live in Frankfurt, all major German cities can be reached within a 4 to 6-hour window. Large European cities like Amsterdam, Paris, Luxembourg City, Bern, or Brussels are less than 5 hours away.

Additionally, the airport in Frankfurt is Germany’s largest commercial airport and a renowned international air hub. It serves almost 300 destinations with direct flights, making it the leader in that category.

Con: housing and a high cost of living

The Hessian metropolis suffers a demand for affordable housing that far surpasses the available supply. The consequence? Housing prices are going nowhere but up (+17,1% between 2011 and 2016) and Frankfurt is now the second most expensive German city to rent an apartment in.

For this reason, the rental market in Frankfurt can be incredibly competitive. Be prepared to wait in a queue of dozens of people at open-house viewings. Fortunately, most employers offer expats professional assistance in finding suitable accommodation.

The cherry on top? Rented housing in Germany usually comes without furniture. There is roughly a fifty-fifty chance that the kitchen – abbreviated as EBK in most listings –  is included. The good news is that the second-hand market in Germany is growing rapidly and the consumption of used-goods has already become a lifestyle choice for many locals.

So if you’re moving to Frankfurt and are looking for affordable furniture to fill an apartment short-term, it’s worth shopping around the local flea markets or checking the most popular second-hand classifieds sites.

Pro: not just another cider

Your life as an expat in Frankfurt is not complete until you have enjoyed a glass of traditional Apfelwein (Apple wine) in a Kneipe (bar) in the historic district of SachsenhausenApfelwein is Frankfurt’s signature drink par excellence.

In summer, most people enjoy a refreshing glass – mixed with sparkling water (Apfelwein-Schorle) or served hot along with various mulling spices, such as cinnamon or anise (Apfelglüwein).

Con: no one likes payday surprises

Salaries in Frankfurt are considerably higher than the German average. For this reason, many expats can barely hide their excitement when they land a job here and get to know how high their gross salary will be.

Unfortunately, their enthusiasm lasts exactly one month, until their very first paycheck arrives – accompanied by a nasty surprise.

In Germany, income tax is progressive, starting at 14% and rising incrementally to 45% for very high incomes. In addition, everyone has to pay a solidarity tax. Furthermore, if you are a member of a church, you will also have to pay tax. Finally, the costs for compulsory social insurance will also be automatically deducted from your salary.

Top 10 best Amsterdam lookouts

tower bridge amsterdam

You can cycle through the center of Amsterdam, sail along the canals and walk past historic buildings or check swing bridge Amsterdam. But have you ever seen Amsterdam well from above? Here is the list of top 10 best views of the Amsterdam

Every spring, various towers spread throughout the city open their doors during Open Tower Day . But there are also many opportunities to look up the altitude throughout the year. From modern vantage points to monumental towers, view our tips here for the ten places with the best views of Amsterdam.

A’DAM Toren

 A’DAM Tower : a dynamic hotspot that is hard to ignore. The tower has 22 floors – with the A’DAM Lookout observation deck as a literal and figurative highlight. Those who dare to enter the Sky deck await a spectacular 360 ° panoramic view of the historic center, the harbor, the polder landscape and the iconic canals. For adrenaline junkies, Amsterdam is at its best here: you can swing over the edge of the tower at an altitude of 100 meters. And those who can’t get enough of the skyline, sit down at the revolving Moon restaurant or indoor panorama restaurant and bar Madam . The swing bridge Amsterdam is also a popular attraction these days.

A’DAM Toren , Overhoeksplein 1. Tickets: € 12.50 (adults), € 6.50 (children aged 4-12).

ADAM Tower Amsterdam Dennis Bouman

W Lounge

In addition to a trendy concept store, hotel, and restaurant ( Mr Porter ), you are also at the right place at the ultra-modern design hotel W Amsterdam for an impressive view of the beating heart of Amsterdam. In the stylish W Lounge on the sixth floor, you can look out over the Royal Palace and the city center in a luxurious setting while enjoying a nice cocktail. Do you spot a hotel guest on the rooftop terrace taking a swim in the outdoor swimming pool?

W Amsterdam , Spuistraat 175

W Lounge W hotel Amsterdam

REM Island

REM Island is located at a height of 22 meters above the Amsterdam harbor : a unique location with a breathtaking view of the IJ , Minervahaven and Spaarndammerhout. This raw and industrial location, which previously served as the basis of a former pirate radio and television station, has been transformed into a restaurant with roof terrace where you can go for lunch and a good three-course dinner.

REM Eiland , Haparandadam 45

REM Island

Floor17

On the seventeenth floor of the Ramada Apollo Amsterdam Center you will find the Skybar Floor17 . Here you can dine extensively and sip champagne with a great view of Amsterdam. But there is more – if you take the elevator to the nineteenth floor you will get off at the Rooftop Terrace. From this roof terrace you can enjoy a fantastic 360 ° panoramic view all year round and at an altitude of 85 meters . In addition, there are regularly various events to get you in a higher mood – such as curling events and Rooftop Movie Nights and swing bridge Amsterdam.

Ramada Apollo Amsterdam Center , Staalmeesterslaan410 (opening times of the roof terrace depend on the weather conditions)

Ramada Apollo

Canvas on the 7

The name explains it a bit: on the seventh floor of the lively and accessible Volkshotel in Oost you will find the hip hotspot Canvas on the 7th  – a bar, restaurant and club with a view of Amsterdam to dream away all year round . Enjoy the twinkling skyline with a delicious cocktail in hand, drink in warm weather on the cozy roof terrace or dance towards the sunrise on fine beats.

Canvas on the 7th , Wibautstraat 150

People's Hotel Amsterdam

Westertoren

The tower of the Westerkerk with its 85 meters is the highest church tower in Amsterdam. For a beautiful view over the old city and the Jordaan, you can climb the Westertoren to the first balcony. But the beloved ‘old Wester’, who plays a role in many Amsterdam smart laps as well as Anne Frank’s diary, is not only a special vantage point – the monumental tower itself, with a bright blue crown with gold-colored details, is also a picture.

Westerkerk Amsterdam , Prinsengracht 281 (read more about the  accessibility of the tower )

Amsterdam Jordaan Westertoren Merijn Roubroeks

SKYrestaurant Pi

For a less obvious, but equally impressive view of the city, you should go to the Fletcher Hotel in South-East, located on the A2 motorway. The tastefully decorated SKYrestaurant Pi is located on the eighteenth floor of this surprising design hotel, designed by the architectural firm BenthemCrouwel that also provided the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and Ziggo Dome . Here you can enjoy a healthy and delicious dinner with an unparalleled, panoramic view of Amsterdam. Those who want to enjoy the refreshing view of the city can then sit down at the eleven-meter bar in the SKYlounge , on the seventeenth floor.

Fletcher Hotel , Schepenbergweg 50

Fletcher Hotel Amsterdam

Twenty Third & Ciel Blue Restaurant

For a fantastic view over Oud-Zuid, you have come to the right place at Hotel Okura . The 23 e floor of this international five-star look both elegant Ciel Bleu Restaurant , awarded with two Michelin stars, and the adjacent champagne and cocktail bar Twenty Third. A wonderful place to treat yourself to culinary delights and tasty drinks – with hundreds of sparkling lights in the background.

Hotel Okura Amsterdam , Ferdinand Bolstraat 333

Twenty Third

Zuiderkerk tower

The Zuiderkerk – the first Protestant church in Amsterdam – offers a great opportunity to peek over the former Jewish quarter and Nieuwmarkt neighborhood. Although there have been no church services in this pseudo-basilica in Renaissance style for a while, in the summer months you can still climb the 68-meter-high Zuidertoren to look out over the city from the first turn.

Zuiderkerk , Zuiderkerkhof 72 (in summer accessible by appointment with a guide until the first round)

Zuiderkerk Amsterdam

SkyLounge Amsterdam & Central OBA

It’s no secret that you can go for a spectacular panoramic view at the SkyLounge on the eleventh floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Central Station . This luxurious, award-winning lounge bar on Oosterdok Island is open 365 days a year and offers a refined place to view the old center and the IJ from above. Another, the more budget-friendly option is a stone’s throw away: the Central OBA (Public Library Amsterdam). On the seventh floor of this building, there is a restaurant with a terrace and a viewpoint that is also worth a visit. Bonus will be the swing bridge Amsterdam

DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Central Station , Oosterdoksstraat 4 
Central OBA , Oosterdokskade 143

Skylounge Doubletree Hilton Amsterdam

Top 16 places to visit in Amsterdam in a day

top16 Amsterdam

Although everyone immediately thinks of the coffee shops and the Red Light District when a city trip to Amsterdam is mentioned, the Dutch capital has a lot more to offer. Built on a network of canals, the city is known as the Venice of the North. With a lot of art museums and the combination of old and new in the streets, Amsterdam is a must for every culture lover so let’s find out top things to do in Amsterdam in one day.

16. Nemo Science Museum

nobody things to do in amsterdam in one day
Nemo Science Museum

In Amsterdam you can find the most beautiful (art) museums, but are you going to Amsterdam with the children? Or does art not need you so much? Then you can take her to the amazing Nemo museum which is one of the best things to do in Amsterdam in one day. Put on your lab coat and get started as a scientist with the best experiments.

15. Artis

Artist things to do in amsterdam in one day
Artis Zoo

Artis is the name of the zoo in Amsterdam. It is not only the numerous animal species present that make Artis one of the most visited attractions in the Netherlands. The monumental buildings dating from the nineteenth century in the zoo also attract attention and confirm the status of the oldest zoo in the Netherlands.

14. De Pijp

the pipe things to do in amsterdam in one day
De Pijp

Michiel1972 / wikicommons

This district located in the south of Amsterdam was once intended to accommodate the population explosion in the capital but has grown into an old working-class neighborhood where people from different parts of the world live together. A lot of students also stay there in their free time because of the cozy terraces and a nice atmosphere. The famous Albert Cuypstraat can also be found in De Pijp, where the Albert Cuyp market is held six times a week.

13. Royal Palace on the Dam

Palace on the Dam things to do in amsterdam in one day
Dam Square

Robert Scarth/flickr

The Royal Palace of the Netherlands is located in the center of Amsterdam. Specifically on the Dam. The palace is mainly used to receive foreign statesmen and is opened daily to the public on other days and it is one of best things to do in amsterdam in one day if you want to explore the ancient life of the dutch empire.

12. Leidseplein

Leidseplein things to do in amsterdam in one day
Leidseplein

Yozza /flickr

The Leidseplein, located a stone’s throw from the Vondelpark, is the bustling heart of the city. The many restaurants, cafés, and theaters that are located here along the square ensure that this is the entertainment district of Amsterdam. Leidseplein is just as old as the canal belt that forms the center of Amsterdam. Nowadays it is a meeting place for both Amsterdam residents and tourists who come here to enjoy the nice atmosphere. Often a lot of street artists perform here.

11. The Red Light District

bags things to do in amsterdam in one day

 The Red Light District is an area where prostitution is present and where they try to lure you in from behind the window. This region has a reputation for being somewhat more dangerous in the evenings, but that is somewhat exaggerated. Just like in most capitals, you better watch out for pickpockets.

10. Old Church

Old church things to do in amsterdam in one day

Amsterdam Municipal Department for the Preservation and Restoration of Historic Buildings and Sites (bMA)

The Oude Kerk is the oldest existing building in Amsterdam. The church dates from the thirteenth century when it was built to replace a wooden chapel that stood in the same place. The structure is a wonderful example of Dutch Gothic architecture, making it one of the most beautiful architectural buildings in the Netherlands.

9. Rembrandt House

Rembrandt House things to do in amsterdam in one day

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The Rembrandt House is the former home of artist Rembrandt. The seventeenth-century building is now classified as monumental but has now been completely refurbished. The Rembrandt House now mainly serves as a museum where you can view his studio, the old kitchen, and the living room. There are also a lot of etchings by the artist.

8. Vondelpark

Vondelpark things to do in amsterdam in one day

The Vondelpark is the largest city park in Amsterdam and is not only a place for Amsterdammers to find peace in the city. In the summer, the park is often the location where entire theatrical performances and concerts take place outdoors. The park has been a national monument since 1996 and bears its name in honor of the playwright Joost van den Vondel.

7. Jordaan (neighborhood)

jordan things to do in amsterdam in one day

The Jordaan neighborhood is perhaps one of the most visited neighborhoods in Amsterdam. The neighborhood is bordered by the Prinsengracht and the Singelgracht. It is precisely those canals that make this picturesque neighborhood so popular. Jordaan was originally a poor working-class neighborhood, but nowadays small shops and hidden courtyards ensure that there is a romantic atmosphere in the streets.

6. Heineken experience

Heineken experience things to do in amsterdam in one day

This museum of the famous Dutch beer brand is located at the former old brewery. The brewery was closed because it became too small to meet the ever-increasing demand. What distinguishes the museum is the interactive way in which visitors are immersed in the history and brewing process of beer. That is precisely why the Heineken experience is a must during your stay in Amsterdam. And not only for beer lovers but for those who have a taste of beer and want to know more about the brewery process and it’s one of the things to do in Amsterdam in one day.

5. The Dam

the dam things to do in amsterdam in one day

Dam Square is a square in the center of the city of Amsterdam and can be considered as the historic heart of the capital. The name of the square stems from the fact that the square was also used as a dam in the past. Dam Square has always been the center of Amsterdam and the city has grown from this location. On the square you will find the Royal Palace and the museum of Madame Tussauds. The square is often one of the first sights you will find in Amsterdam if you have traveled by train. Dam Square is a stone’s throw from Central Station.

4. Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum things to do in amsterdam in one day

Located on the museum square in Amsterdam, near the I Amsterdam sign, this museum is dedicated to the painter Vincent van Gogh. It is, as it were, a collection of more than hundreds of works of art, drawings and letters from Van Gogh addressed to his brother Theo. It is the largest collection of his work and contains famous paintings such as Potato Eaters and Sunflowers.

3. Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum things to do in amsterdam in one day

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the largest museums that offers an overview of Dutch art. There are works of art that date from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, but also works by the Dutch Masters to which Rembrandt belongs, among others. Rembrandt’s Night Watch is also the most famous work exhibited here. The Rijksmuseum contains not only hundreds of paintings but also many historical objects that tell the history of Amsterdam.

2. The Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House things to do in amsterdam in one day

Amsterdam contains many historic buildings that are worth a visit, but none of them has as much history as Prinsengracht 263. Today, this address is better known as the Anne Frank House. The reason why this building is so important is mainly the building behind the front house. The Secret Annex was the hiding place of the Jewish girl Anne Frank and her family during the Second World War. The building is now decorated as a museum that tells the story of the hiding years of perhaps the most famous Jewish girl ever.

1. The Canal Belt

Amsterdam canals things to do in amsterdam in one day

What makes Amsterdam as unique as a city is its canal belt. The Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht are four unique 17th-century canals that form an important part of Amsterdam’s city center. The Grachtengordel is one of Amsterdam’s most important sights and forms a network of streets delimited by historic buildings that remind you of the Golden Age. Many tourists do not skip a boat trip on the canals during their stay in Amsterdam.

References

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Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Asia

There are so many exciting top destinations in Asia, deciding best summer destinations in Asia and where to go can be difficult; but that’s a good problem to have.

Don’t despair! With cheap budget flights between major hubs in Asia, you could easily catch a couple or more of these tempting top-spots on a single trip. Regardless of where you begin, you’ll have access to culture, UNESCO sites, nature, and exciting culinary treats.

If planning your first big trip to Asia, consider a soft landing on one of these top destinations for first-time travelers.

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most beautiful unexplored places to travel in Europe 2019

I know some people who go back to exactly the same best places to visit in Europe in summer for a holiday. Even if they’re flying all the way from Australia or the US, they like the idea of familiarity here we bring you the best places to visit in Europe in August.

I can understand that – it’s nice to know what to expect and not have any surprises. But, at the same time, there are so many amazing places to visit in Europe, it’s a shame not to experience more of them.

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