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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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      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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    • 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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      Will tulips be in bloom by April 6th?

      Amsterdam Mar 24, 2014 at 7:41 PM

      Fodors says:
      "Timing can be volatile, but there's a general progression from croci in the middle of March, daffodils and narcissi from the end of March to the middle of April, early tulips and hyacinths from the second week of April to the end of the month, and late tulips immediately afterward. An early or late spring can shift these approximate dates by as much as two weeks."

      We are wondering if, by chance Amsterdam is having an early spring or a warm spell. We'd love to see the tulips!

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      canal cruise and city tour by bus

      Amsterdam Mar 24, 2014 at 12:44 AM

      i will be visiting amsterdam with my family for a day or two
      planning to take city tour by bus and canal cruise.
      heared there are so many companies operating these tours
      1-can anyone suggest a good and economical one preferably having boats with glass top or open deck to have good view of the canals.... what will be the cost per person for a 60 to 90minutes tour
      2- is there any city sightseeing buses like in london with open roof to have good view of city
      thanks in advance

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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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    • 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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      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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    • Changing flights at Shiphol

      Schiphol Mar 22, 2014 at 7:03 AM

      My husband Nigerian citizen who has an EEA Family Permit issued in UK is travelling with KLM from London to Nigeria via Amsterdam Shiphol. Does he need a transit visa?

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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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    • day visit idea

      by geoffhongkong Online Now Mar 5, 2014 at 2:16 AM

      I will visit Zaanse Schans for a day trip from amsterdam..I am with my girl freind,

      Is it a good idea for me to rent a tandem bike at amsterdam central and take it on the train( that is if you can) and ride around Zaanse Schans return to Amsterdam
      then upon return to amsterdam I can also have a cycle around the city
      Thanks
      Geoff

      1 Answer Mar 5, 2014 at 2:42 AM
    • Anne Frank's House, Madurodam & Zaanse Schans

      by SamirGarg Online Now May 11, 2010 at 10:56 AM

      We are a family of 9 with 4 children travelling from India to Amsterdam.
      On the 14th May, we are visiting Keukenhof gardens.
      On the 15th of May, we want to visit Anne Frank's House, Madurodam & Zaanse Schans. Kindly let us know the most convenient mode of covering all these places in 1 day as we are staying in Novotel Amsterdam City. Should we take a tour to cover these?
      On 16th Morning, we have few hours free before we catch Thalys to Paris. What would you suggest that we can do in the morning.

      1 Answer Feb 13, 2013 at 9:32 PM
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      Zaanse Schans and tasnportation form Edam or Volendam...HELP please

      by garlandsofgrace Online Now Jan 10, 2009 at 1:43 PM

      transportation from Edam or Volendam to Zaanse Schans, the Netherlands
      Posted: Sat January 10, 2009 04:06 PM EST
      Can someone be specific? I want to know public transportation from Edam or Volendam to Zaanse Schans. I do not want to go into Amsterdam to get to Zaanse Schans; is it possible? The date for this venture is April 2009. Thank you for some help.

      P.S. Trust this is the correct forum for the posting....learning

      3 Answers Jan 11, 2009 at 1:29 AM
    • admissions

      by klemen74 Online Now Apr 24, 2006 at 3:29 AM

      is there admission to zaanse schans? if there is, how much is it?
      do groups get a discount?

      2 Answers Apr 24, 2006 at 8:52 AM
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      Bicycling in Netherlands

      by fallsbiker Online Now Feb 17, 2006 at 11:58 AM

      I will arrive in the Netherlands by train on May 1, 2006. I plan to tour by bicycle for two days--May 2 and 3. I want to visit the flower fields and garden one day. I plan to see Zaanse Schans and Edam the other day. Is there a central location where I can go out and return each day and cycle no more than 60K each day?

      3 Answers Feb 18, 2006 at 11:42 AM
    • Winter Holiday

      by NancyLevyssohn Online Now Dec 1, 2003 at 7:56 PM

      Is Zaanse Schans open in December? If so, what are the days and hours that it is open?

      2 Answers Dec 2, 2003 at 9:43 AM
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      Have you noticed?

      by pieter_jan_v Online Now Mar 16, 2003 at 1:02 AM

      I'm very thankful to Giampiero for the fact the Zaanse Schans came on the map last week. I've seen some 120 members have to move their Zaanse Schans info. So, move your Zaanse Schans stuff over. PJ

      3 Answers Mar 17, 2003 at 10:36 AM