In keeping with the beginning of the holiday season, a cultural programme for young people is starting this month. Not the only good news that June 2023 brings for consumers.
Berlin – The restrictions regarding Corona are now a thing of the past. With the beginning of June 2023, the warning app, which was introduced to cope with the pandemic, will also become inactive. What will bring even more changes in the coming month of June 2023 – here is an outlook:
This will change in June 2023: New passenger rights for rail customers
From 7 June, adjustments will come into force with regard to the rights of passengers in rail transport. There are cases where there is no entitlement to compensation. These include exceptional situations that are beyond the control of the railway company, such as extreme weather conditions, people on the rails or cable theft. Deutsche Bahn (DB), as a leader in the sector, has announced that most of its passengers will not be affected by the changes.
From 7 June, adjustments will come into force with regard to the rights of passengers in rail transport. © Jens Wolf/dpa/Archive
Families will receive better support for construction from June 2023
From June 2023, low- to middle-income families will be able to take advantage of a new construction subsidy. Families with an annual income of up to 60,000 euros plus 10,000 euros per child are entitled to it. An annual budget of EUR 350 million has been earmarked for this programme by KfW, the state-owned development bank that offers low-interest loans.
Kulturpass app for young adults from June 2023 for cultural events worth 200 euros
In mid-June 2023, the app for the nationwide Kulturpass will be introduced. Through this app, young people in Germany who are celebrating their 18th birthday this year have the opportunity to purchase tickets worth 200 euros for cultural events such as cinema, concerts, theatre, as well as for books, sound recordings or musical instruments.
In June 2023, the "Tatort" will go on summer break: New episodes will not be available until the end of August
The final, fresh Sunday crime thriller before the summer break, which comes from Stuttgart on June 18 ("Tatort: Die Nacht der Kommissare"), heralds the break. The expectation is that new "Tatort" episodes will be broadcast from August 27. Then there are also new "Tatort" episodes from Munich.
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After the pandemic: Corona app enters the dormant phase in June 2023
Due to the improved situation around Corona, the warning app will switch to a "sleep mode" from 1 June. For the time being, it will no longer be updated. However, it is possible to keep them on the mobile phone to continue using electronic vaccination certificates.
In June 2023 it's time for summer holidays
In Germany, the summer holidays are about to begin, and North Rhine-Westphalia will kick off this year on 22 June. Therefore, one should expect increased traffic on motorways, railways and airports. As is traditionally the case, Bavaria concludes the holiday period: the last day of the holiday there falls on 11 September. But beware: The prices for flights have risen sharply this year.
Pharmacists close their shops in protest on June 14, 2023
Anyone who tries to shop at a pharmacy on June 14 could end up in front of closed doors. The industry association Abda has called on pharmacists to protest against the health policy of the federal government on this day.
Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof to close its first stores in June 2023
As part of a corporate restructuring, the department store group Galeria Karstadt Kaufhof is closing some stores on June 30. An additional wave of closures is scheduled for January 31.
From 12 to 23 June 2023: NATO holds exercise "Air Defender 23" in Germany
25 countries with about 240 aircraft will take part in the Air Defender 12 exercise from 23 to 23 June. According to the Bundeswehr, regular scheduled and holiday air traffic will hardly be affected. Most of the training flights are to be carried out over the North Sea and Baltic Sea. (jon/dpa)