Almost all of our prices have not been adjusted since 2018 due to the pandemic. For 2023, therefore, a corresponding increase was carried out taking into account the official inflation.
In the future, there will be an automatic price adjustment for the following year on 1.10. corresponding to the official consumer price index of Statistics Austria. Should inflation exceed 5% on 1.4. of a year, a price adjustment can also be carried out for existing orders.
understand needs of guests
can convey large contexts vividly
personal tips and recommendations
Companion at eye level
Comprehensive general educationComprehensive general education
no Wikipedias on two legs, which only rattle off years, dates and facts
If the tour is from/to or in a place where no guide lives, a travel fee of at least € 30 will be added to the fee. In remote places will be charged per km 0.42 €.
Within Vienna max. 3 hours, outside Vienna max. 4 hours, incl. max. 2 hours walking.
also applies if the morning tour ends after 13:30
All prices net.
Since approx. 80% of the guides are small businesses, most of them can be charged VAT-free.
Corporate customers will receive an offer with VAT shown.
Foreign customers can be issued a VAT-free invoice via reverse charge if the relevant legislation is in place.
Payment by invoice following the performed service with a payment term of 30 days.
Tour guides work on a self-employed basis. This means that about 50% of the fee are taxes (social security, taxes, business levy, etc.). Including preparation and follow-up, the hourly wage should be similar to an advertising agency at about 70, – to 100, – €.
The tourist guide is a regulated trade in Austria. The comprehensive training takes 1-2 years and costs about 4,000 €. It includes, history, art history, customs, geography, group dynamics, experience staging, dramaturgy, storytelling, conflict management, non-verbal communication, entrepreneurial knowledge, and much more.