- May through October is the high season, while December through March is the best time for skiing.
- Be on time. Punctuality is key in Germany.
- Waitstaff is only supposed to be tipped 5-10%
- Keep your hands out of your pockets when talking to someone.
- Be prepared for Germans to correct your behavior and are reserved with compliments.
- When finished eating, lay your fork and knife across the right side of your plate.
- Germans are very formal. Avoid shouting or chewing gum in public.