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    • Holland pass . Is it worth ?

      Amsterdam Apr 14, 2014 at 11:06 PM

      We are four people going to Amsterdam for two days. We are planning to visit Anne franks house , kuekenhof gardens, two hour city bus tour, rjiksmuseum , Van Gogh museum , vondlepark and go to dam square .
      We read that the pass does not involve ride to scipol airport . So should we buy holland pass or travel on our own ?
      Does it prove to be cheaper ?
      Also , can we buy the holland pass in Amsterdam itself or is it necessary to buy it online ?

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    • Restaurants

      Zandvoort Apr 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM

      Restaurant suggestions?

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    • Tour Groups

      Amsterdam Mar 31, 2014 at 6:08 PM

      Recommendation of tour groups for day trip to Brugges from Amsterdam.

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    • train ticket price from schiphol to amsterdam

      Schiphol Apr 22, 2014 at 12:19 PM

      train ticket price from schiphol to amsterdam city center

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      Staying near Sloterdjik station (north/west Amtsterdam) - best route to walk to city centre

      Amsterdam Apr 22, 2014 at 6:49 AM

      We like to walk! We are staying at the Golden Tulip Hotel and would like advice on which is the most interesting and pleasant (picturesque)/safest route to take if we want to walk into the heart of the city. Also, if anyone know if there is a bus stop nearby with buses that can take us to/from the city centre to the hotel. Thank you. Sam.

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    • kukenhoff with luggage

      Amsterdam Apr 22, 2014 at 3:23 AM

      I am visiting kukenhoff garden directly from shifol airport. Are there buses going to kukenhoff where l can carry my luggage ? And also whether they will allow me to keep luggage in bus till l return back in same bus to schifol

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    • Amsterdam to Lauwersoog

      Amsterdam Apr 14, 2014 at 2:33 AM

      I wish to go from Amsterdan to Lauwersoog
      I have been told to get a train to Groningen or Leeuwarden
      and then a bus.

      Which would be better ? Groningen or Leeuwarden
      From which train station in Amsterdam do these trains go from ??
      thanks
      Dewi

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    • Holland pass

      Amsterdam Apr 13, 2014 at 9:02 PM

      We are in amsterdam for 2 days and want to visit kukenhoff gardens want to see Rijiiks museum van gaugh museum canal tour of city etc.should we buy holland pass 2 which means 1gold 1 silver ticket and it says exchnge your gold & silver ticket for kukenhoff . And only one entry to Rijiks museum per pass . Does it mean we can see Rijiks & kukenhoff both by buying Holland pass. Also pl tell can we buy holland pass after landing in Amsterdam or to buy online before? And any site to claerify our doubts .

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    • transit visa

      Schiphol Mar 25, 2014 at 3:43 AM

      hi, if i am traveling from mumbai to cork via amsterdam. i have a connecting flight in amsterdam after 2hrs. i hold the visa for Ireland. do i need to have transit visa.

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    • KLM Transit - Baggage

      Amsterdam Apr 6, 2014 at 6:38 PM

      I am doing a round trip in Europe TPE-AMD-WAW-MSK-BEG-AMD-BRU-AMD-TPE, while first stop at AMD supposed to be transit. However, for the first part of AMD-WAW-MSK-BEG-AMD, I would like to leave the luggage at the Schiphol Airport baggage depot.

      I found online that Baggage Depot at Schiphol Airport is at the arrival hall, so have some questions:
      1. Does it mean I must to first enter the country and leave my bag at baggage depot and depart again?
      2. Can I check in 1 bag TPE-AMD-WAW all the way and another TPE-AMD and only clear this one for baggage depot? Or must I clear 2 bags and recheck in for AMD-WAW?
      3. Does anyone have any idea if baggage depot opens on Easter Monday?

      Thanks for all your help.

      Amy

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      Something like 'On the Dijk"

      Amsterdam Mar 27, 2014 at 12:41 PM

      I am trying to find a restaurant my son recommended that is near the Ann Frank House. The name is something similar to 'On the Dijk'....not sure of the exact name. Can you help?

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    • day trip to kukenhoff gardens

      Amsterdam Apr 12, 2014 at 11:07 PM

      We are reaching amsterdam on 6 may 2014 by 11.30 am and want to visit kukenhoff gardens .1 do we need to buy tickrts online beforehand or can we by at airport scipol ? The entry to gardens closes by 6.30 pm but can we move inside after this time and how long the day is in amsterdam so that we can enjoy completely

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    • facilities for keeping luggage at kukenhoff gardens and at shiphol airport

      Amsterdam Apr 12, 2014 at 9:28 PM

      We are reaching amsterdam on 6.5.2014 by 11.30 am and we want to visit kukenhoff gardens .we are 4 and will be having 4 suitcases with us as we r then going to swiss and italy. If we go to kukenhoff directly from airport that will save our time but moving with so much of luggage is difficult.so i want to know are there any facilities available at airport or at gardens where we can kee bags safely and enjoy tour

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    • Travel by can in Netherlands

      Amsterdam Mar 28, 2014 at 4:11 AM

      Hi, I am going to travel by car in Netherlands in two weeks, I will stay 5 days in Amsterdam, i will sleep in a Bed&Breakfast, do you know where can I park cheap?

      Thank you

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      GVB card travel system

      Amsterdam Apr 5, 2014 at 3:52 AM

      Hi I am traveling to Amsterdam in Mid April. I have booked Hotel Ibis airport. I am planning to buy GVB chip card.
      Does GVB have any buses which can drop me near Ibis Airport. Please help because if GVB doesn't have any bus then traveling will be getting costly for me on daily basis.

      I am travelling from Hamburg to Amsterdam buy Train .

      If any more suggestion please suggest

      Thanks
      Saumya

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    • Where to park in Amsterdam?

      Amsterdam Apr 16, 2014 at 4:34 AM

      Hello fellow travellers,

      I'm traveling to Amsterdam by car at the end of this month and I was wondering if you can help me out to find parking. I need long-term parking so I can leave my car for 4 days and then travel around by public transport. It would be even better if I can take out my car once in a while.

      Please suggest parking that is secure and easily accessible, not necessarily in the city center (I assume thats expensive).

      I would appreciate any help. Thank you!

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      Hotels in Amsterdam

      Amsterdam Apr 9, 2014 at 7:19 PM

      Was hoping to spend a few days in Amsterdam in May, but find most of the hotels are so expensive especially over the weekend so would probably want to do it another time.. Is there any particular off peak season other than winter time that one can find more affordable accommodation?

      Thanks!

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    • budget option to get to the city center

      Amsterdam Yesterday

      Hi VTers,

      We’re a group of 20 friends visiting Amsterdam on a budget from July 30 – August 07. We’ll be staying a little bit out of the city center, at hotel Holiday Inn Amsterdam . Appreciate if anyone could tell me how much it costs to get from the hotel to the center ,and vice versa, by tram, metro or bus ? I have recently heard about GVB cards valid for 24, 48 ,72 ,96 ….hrs , do you think they could be a good option for saving money , especially we will most likely make more than one ride a day to the center? How much are these cards and where to get them ?

      Thanks a lot for your help.

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    • transit with checked luggage

      Schiphol Apr 5, 2014 at 3:02 AM

      im travelling from cork to kuala lumpur with 16 hours transit in amsterdam. i need to checked out my bag. so after i checked out my bag can i stay/sleep in the airport without getting chase away? if not, is there any amy i can i get back into transit area where i can sleep.. it is 16 hours layover anyway...

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    • Tandem rental

      by geoffhongkong Online Now Mar 3, 2014 at 10:02 PM

      Does anyone know if Alkmaar or close by (a bus ride) I can rent a tandem I am coming from Leiden for the Friday cheese market and return to Leiden hotel same day then 2 days in amsterdam. Also any ideas where to go for the Friday afternoon after the market visit thanks Geoff

      2 Answers Mar 4, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    • Horse racing in Alkmaar

      by midnightmids Online Now Feb 25, 2014 at 6:28 AM

      Hi there, I'm planning a trip to Amsterdam in April and we want to include some horse racing. I see that there is a track in Alkmaar (drafcentrum)? I would appreciate any information such as location, when the race days are and at what times etc. Also is it easy to get to from Amsterdam (where we will be staying) Many thanks for any help in advance.

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2014 at 9:57 AM
    • Going out in Alkmaar

      by Tamartje Online Now Jul 24, 2011 at 7:56 AM

      HI guys!

      I'm coming to Alkmaar in September with a friend, we'll be in Alkmaar for one night (two nights actually, but on the first one we're going to see Blof :) )
      Any recommendations for where to go at night?
      I know it's a small place, so there might not be many options?
      (I wonder if it's better to be in Amsterdam? Don't feel like, though)

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Jul 25, 2011 at 1:08 AM
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      Cheese Market

      by Silvercabin Online Now May 12, 2011 at 1:54 PM

      I hope to be there in April, 2012. Will they have the Cheese Market on Friday, April 6, 2012, Good Friday?

      2 Answers May 12, 2011 at 9:44 PM
    • Alkmaar B&B question

      by wompbomp Online Now Nov 14, 2010 at 8:18 AM

      We hope to visit Alkmaar next May; we plan to stay 3 or 4 nights. Is anyone familiar with Pension Onassis? They seem to be centrally located, and offer a room with private bath for 70 euros per night. Other accommodations with private bath seem to be considerable more. We are open to suggestions. We prefer to keep our lodging costs down so we can visit Europe more often and stay longer! Thanks for your help.

      3 Answers Nov 15, 2010 at 6:43 AM
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      Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar Cheese Market

      by bbcrayon Online Now Apr 7, 2009 at 2:11 AM

      I will be arriving Netherlands, Schiphol Airport on 24 Apr 09, Friday at 7am. I would like to visit the Alkmaar Cheese Market on the same day right after I arrive. I have the following questions, will be much appreciate if someone can advise:

      1).I'm not sure how fast the Netherlands immigration office process will take. However, if I take a train leaving airport at 8am, do you think it's possible to arrive at the Cheese Market before 9:30am?

      2). Where can I find the train schedule from Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar? How frequent is the train?

      3). As I will have my baggage with me, should I leave the luggage at the locker at Alkmaar station? Do they have a locker for 25" baggage? How much will be the locker rental?

      4). From the Alkmaar train station, how can I get to the Cheese Market? Is it within walking distance?

      Many thanks!

      3 Answers Apr 7, 2009 at 11:47 AM
    • Luggage Lockers in Alkmaar?

      by mosaics Online Now Mar 31, 2008 at 11:44 AM

      We will be arriving by train for the Alkmaar Cheese Market before heading on to Amsterdam. Does the train station have lockers where we can stash our luggage for the day?

      2 Answers Mar 31, 2008 at 10:05 PM
    • Hotels in Alkmaar

      by JimJams Online Now Nov 6, 2005 at 1:53 PM

      Hi I am thinking of coming to Alkmaar for a football match Alkmaar v Middlesbrough. Can you recommend a hotel.

      How long will it take by train from Airport to Alkmaar?

      Many Thanks

      Jim.

      4 Answers Nov 7, 2005 at 11:37 AM