Germany’s €9 month-to-month journey go is coming this summer season

Germany's €9 monthly travel pass is coming this summer


(CNN) — A whole month of unlimited transport for just $9.50 — that’s a great deal at any time, but in a time of fuel price hikes, rocketing car rental rates and a worldwide cost of living crisis, it becomes unbeatable.

So pack your bags, because the most affordable travel destination this summer, if we’re going by transport, appears to be Germany.

The German government has today approved the creation of a €9 ($9.50) monthly public transport ticket. It will be launched in June — just in time for a summer trip.

The card can be used across the entire country, on local and regional transport — trains, buses and trams, according to local media.

However, local means local — so it can’t be used for long-distance bus or train services. In other words, the popular IC, EC and ICE trains are exempt — although you can combine a long-distance trip with regional transport covered by the pass. Trains marked RE are regional, and therefore part of the package.

The deal will run for the…