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      Mobile wifi rental needed

      Amsterdam Aug 29, 2015 at 7:12 AM

      Hi! Where can i rent a mobile wifi that i can use for my trip to NL for 2 weeks? Within these period, i will also visit Paris for 3 nights and back to NL.

      Or is there a wifi sim card only that i can buy because i already have a mobile wifi unit..
      Thanks !

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      Airport transfer or taxi

      Amsterdam Aug 29, 2015 at 7:14 AM

      Hi how much will it cost for a taxi from Schiphol Airport to The Hague?
      If by Airport Transfer company, which company can you recommend?
      Thanks!

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    • Requesting 2days transit at Amsterdam

      Amsterdam Aug 4, 2015 at 8:15 PM

      Hi,
      I would like to ask what are the procedures that i need to go through if i am requesting for extra transit time from 1hour to 2days at Amsterdam. (fyi, i am taking KLM)

      Thank you in advance for the clarification.

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    • What to do with a 9 hour layover...

      Amsterdam Aug 20, 2015 at 8:51 AM

      Hi!

      It looks like I have a 9 hour layover. As I don't think I could possibly entertain myself for this long in the airport I'd love suggestions of what to do with that time. My flight gets in at 9:30 pm and I leave around 7:00am departure.

      What should I do/what's the best route for transportation?

      Thanks for your advice!

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    • Hotels in Amsterdam

      Amsterdam Aug 9, 2015 at 4:28 PM

      hi! Could you recommend a nice hotel,in Amsterdam, near the main attractions, at a rate beetween 80 and 110 US$/night, with twin beds, good breakfast included. I already know booking.com and many other websites, but what I want is your advice. thank you very much for your help!

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      Copenhagen snuff/smokeless tobacco/dipping/chewing tobacco

      Amsterdam Aug 7, 2015 at 12:04 PM

      Does anyone have experience bringing Copenhagen (or similar) smokeless tobacco through customs in Amsterdam? From what I have researched we are allowed 200 cigarettes OR 250 grams of "tobacco", and there will be a 147.7% tax on anything over the "250 grams tobacco" (cigarette overages are less). I think the intent is pipe or hookah, not dipping tobacco, but I’m going with "not rolled". I am also wondering if we should empty all those cans into a baggie or see if we can get the smoke shop here to put it in a labeled container. Either way we will get in the "red" line at customs and declare the overage, since no way our combined allotment will last him a month.

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    • Picture Location Amsterdam

      Amsterdam Aug 13, 2015 at 11:12 AM

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      Hotels in Amsterdam

      Amsterdam Aug 17, 2015 at 7:24 PM

      Have been looking online at hotels in Amsterdam for mid September for 3-4 nights. Is seems to me that if you don't book a hotel out side the city they are ridiculously expensive, at least for my wallet. Are the surrounding towns within a short distance to downtown Amsterdam. We would like to pay around 200$ Canadian so that would be around 150 Euros.
      Any suggestions for hotels.
      thanks
      Rick

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      Train from Paris to Amsterdam and back to Brussels

      Amsterdam Aug 15, 2015 at 6:16 AM

      Hi, my wife and I are going to Paris in early September and after a few days would like to go to Amsterdam and Brussels. Our plan is to take a train directly from Paris to Amsterdam and then make our way back to Brussels before flying back to Canada. My question is this is it better for us to get some sort of rail pass for a week or two or just pay as we go? We don't have any set agenda but would like to see several towns and cities along the way from Amsterdam to Brussels.
      Thanks
      Rick

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    • train journey

      by roddevine Online Now Jul 27, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      hi-soon i am planning a train journey from schiphol to heiloo station-looks like i take the alkmmar line??

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2014 at 5:17 AM
    • 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