Special Filderstadt Travel Tips by Bettina Kraft
Why I like Filderstadt: Located about ten miles south of Stuttgart, Filderstadt is a small city in Baden-Wuerttemberg with 45,000 residents. Good S-Bahn connections with Stuttgart make travel and day trips between these two communities quite easy. Although most visitors to Filderstadt will probably be drawn to the sites and sounds of Stuttgart itself, Filderstadt does offer some attractions that may keep you a little closer to home. For example, the Fildorado is a large outdoor and indoor swim complex, complete with fitness areas and saunas. History buffs may enjoy whiling away a few hours in the Filderstadtmuseum, learning about the city's local history. The Baden-Wuerttemberg state conference center and grounds is also located in Filderstadt. It is the 9th largest in the entire country, and it hosts a changing array of trade fairs and conferences throughout the year. Filderstadt is also home to a very active cultural center with a rich repertoire of plays, musicals, concerts, and cabaret evenings. Outdoor activities are also available for those seeking physical recreation. Nearby one can find natural areas for play and relaxation, and extensive hiking trails can take you out into the surrounding region. From Filderstadt, the most logical day trips are to the neighboring cities of Stuttgart and Esslingen, which offer a vast number of cultural and urban delights.
These Filderstadt travel tips are compiled by Bettina Kraft. Bettina likes to help visitors from all over the world to experience Germany in a different, more personal way, and make it easy for them to do so by providing detailed travel tips and advise.
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There is unfortunately a lot of scam and fraud on the Internet today and we read sad stories about families who booked a cheap apartment on a rental site only to find out later when they arrived that this apartment did not even exist! Therefore when you see our LLAG quality seal next to an apartment listing that means that we have verified and approved this particular apartment and you can be assured that this is a good choice when booking this one.
Of course, given our large selection of vacation rentals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland we cannot personally inspect every one of them. However, here is what we do to to ensure overall high quality and minimze the risk of fraud:
First, we are very selective and don't accept apartments of poor quality based on submitted description and photos.
We verify the owner's address, require a web site, and a valid phone number. With many of our property owners we talk with them over the phone on a daily basis and we have built up with them a strong business relationship over the years.
If we experience communication issues with a property owner, e.g. they respond too slowly to inquiries or customer requests, we investigate and possibly cancel our business relationship with that owner. Reason is if we are not able to successfully communicate with an owner, how can we expect that it should work out with a potential tenant?
We have a very high customer satisfaction rate (please read our customer testimonials.) However, if a customer reports issues we also immediately investigate. In case of incidents where we believe the quality and overall service of an apartment is no longer up to our standards we also remove that one from our site quickly.
Those quality measures helped us in the past to successfully protect our customers when booking a rental through us. Look for the LLAG quality seal that indicates that we have approved and verified that apartment.