Calling hours for private phone calls

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What is the accepted time period for a private phone call?

Calling hours for private phone calls

As most Germans do not have lunch hours, you will need to call them in the evening. Most people have dinner around 6 - 7 p.m. (not a good time to call). Anything afterwards is fine, unless it is already past 9 p.m. - Calling after nine is either considered rude, or the person called thinks it is an emergency.

   

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