I hadn't intended to ask this question quite yet, but I am thinking of flying into Amsterdam in 2018 and staying there a couple of days to see the city and get over jet lag before we fly to Kilimanjaro for a safari. I will be with my granddaughter who is a tiny little girl. I am currently using a scooter to get around, but I don't think my granddaughter will be able to pick up the scooter which weighs about 60 lbs. I can walk a short distance, but I cannot stand for more than about a minute without back pain and once my back starts to hurt I am finished for the day. That means that even standing in an elevator can be a problem.
I don't think that a scooter will be useful on safari and I am hoping that I can get along with just a cane that I can sit on. We will have a car and driver so most of my walking will be in the safari camps. I think I can do from the car to the room and from the room to dinner.
Also I thought we would take the hopon-hopoff canal boat trip and I don't think the scooter will be that useful there and I would be using the cane. The problem would come in getting to and from the canal boat.
Is there a hotel where I could stay there and then leave the scooter in storage while we go on the safari? Or is there any kind of rental place where I could rent one when i got there? I have stayed at a hotel where they had a wheelchair, but Bob had to push and I don't think my granddaughter will have enough mass to be able to wrangle me in a wheelchair (her two siblings also had a problem with this).
And what would be the best hotel/location to be able to see Amsterdam. Are there hotels with airport pick-up?
Do you have any other suggestions
I would like to ask if there's any Halal food near NH city centre hotel in Amsterdam? Like really really near the hotel.
Also, is NC city centre very far from Damrak? And are there halal food in damrak?
Thanks in advance for all answers.
How much would it be for 2 adults to go from Chicago early Saturday morning to Amsterdam.? Then also come back To Chicago Sunday night?
Alright I am flying into Amsterdam at 2000 hrs on a Thursday evening. I need a cheap place to shower and get a few hours sleep before catching the next morning train to Maastricht.. I am not that picky just want a place to lock my luggage and not be bothered with worrying about it. Oh and it will be the first Thursday in June so its not a last minute thing
Hello... We may be able to be in Amsterdam for New Year's Eve and are wondering if it's worth it since we don't know the area very well and don't want to fuss over not knowing where we are or how to get where we want to be. Our hotel would be near the airport. So, our questions are... Where are some of the best places to be to watch the fireworks and how concerned should we be about safety? Also, will it be easy to return to the airport in the wee hours of the morning on New Year's Day? ...... Any info would be appreciated...... thnks............
Helooouuu everyone. At the beginning of January I´m going to visit a cousin of mine who lives in Utrecht. We´ll probably meet in Amsterdam, spend a day there, and in the evening head to Utrecht. Initially the idea was to spend a day in Utrecht and then fly back home, but I´ve noticed Rotterdam isn´t that far. Now, should I be staying in Utrecht on Friday and spend the Saturday in Rotterdam, or is it too little time for 2 cities?
Thanks in advance :D
Hi Everyone! I'm planning for my honeymoon trip to Amsterdam in May 2017. I intend to rent a bike and start cycling either from Harleem or Leiden (cycle by the flower field). Whichever start off point, I will make a U- turn back as cycling across towards the other side will take quite some time and i'm not quite sure if I can catch the off peak period to return to the original start off point by train. I understand that we can only bring our bike up the train during off peak period. Thus, i decide to cycle halfway and make a u turn. With this, i would like to ask, is the windmill at the flower field located at Harleem or Leiden?
Thank you in advance for all answers.
I am considering taken a trip with a granddaughter in June 2018 from Houston to Tanzania, and I will have to switch planes in either London or Amsterdam. I was thinking I would fly KLM. The child has a severe peanut allergy such that if she gets near a place which has had peanuts, she has an anaphylactic reaction and has to use an epi-pen and go to the ER immediately.
Does anyone know if KLM still serves peanuts?
And will it be a problem with eating in Amsterdam to avoid peanuts or places where peanuts would be in the food?
Could someone help me? I'm trying to find where i can buy in advance ticket for both in advance (web) or at Tourism Office... in order to avoid queue and lost of time.
Thank you for your help.
I am wandering what is the cheapest and quickest way to go from the airport to Amsterdam Central Sation?
Is it train?
I find this website discoverholland.com/Ticket/1...
(4.20 € single ticket)
Is it the right way to book a ticket in advance?
Thank you for your help
Hello everyone !! I have just finished my bachelor studies and i am going on a trip to Netherlands in 2 weeks or so. I want to stay for a month to experience everyday life in different cities over there as i hope to do a master to the country. I wiil be living in utrecht. Any ideas about what to visit ?? Thanks in advance
Hello, tomorrow me and my friend Serena are going to asmterdam for four days. We stay in a large apartment but there are other rooms available. Someone looking for lodging and want added? Laura
I am looking for a travel agency in Amsterdam where I could book a trip to Paris. I am visiting from Croatia and want to buy the trip for my friend as a gift. Do you know where to look? Thanks
How to bye a entrance ticket on line?
Curious if everything is still open in November? is there enough to do to spend one night and plan a day there or is there any other area that would be preferable during this time of year, we were planning on heading up here for a day and then going to Delft and Den Hague for the 2nd night. Amsterdam is already planned for another weekend and we were hoping to see a smaller more quaint area. Thanks!
I will be in Belgium and the Netherlands for 2.5 weeks. All I'd like to be able to do is text travelling companions (also Canadians) in the event that we get separated. A travel pass for CAD 60 to my Bell Mobility plan would give unlimited calling and texting for a month. I found this: telestial.com/international-... and am wondering if it is a viable option.
I'm an young Italian girl (30 years old) who has a passionate personal involvement in fitness classes in particular Total body, G.A.G. and H.I.I.T.
I have just returned from a luxury resort in Zanzibar where I worked as fitness trainer for 3 months. All of my experience comes from my work in the field so I never had time to do a course to obtain a valid faster certificate to teach in your country. But I am very interested to do it.
I will travel very soon in Europe, in particular in Amsterdam. Can someone help me with some information?
1) Is it necessary a Degree in Sport sciences?
2) What kind of certificate I have to bring? How can I do that?
I didn't live yet in Amsterdam but I really hope it’s going to be my next stop and I want to live there for a while.
I'm grateful if you can help me with these information.
Thanks to all!!
I am staying in Zaandam on Pieter Lieftinckweg street.
What is the best and cheapest way to go to Amsterdam center?
Is Zaandam on the Amsterdam public transportation zones?
I was thinking on gettin the Amsterdam Travel card but I think it does not covers Zaandam.
I am in Amsterdam Sept 28 and 29 and Oct 7. Is it possible to visit this church? What is the best way to get there?
I am coming to Amsterdam for 5 days and will be using the tram maybe only once or twice a day (maybe not even) is it better to use single use tickets or what is the best place to go.
Also where do I buy these single use tickets if I am getting on a tram from prinsegracht to central station because there is no station in prinsegracht I don't think.
Thanks in advance
Hi guys, I wanna street view the street where you encounter "welcome to Amsterdam sign", the entrance to the city, but cant find the name of the street. Can you help me out?
I will be In Amsterdam for 3 days with daughter and granddaughter , we would like some help to find a cheap and clean placê to stay. We dont mind if it is not In The Center. Granddaughter is 11 years old. A couch could work well. Ist only for sleeping and Bath. Any one can help?
Hi, I'm looking to plan a trip and I want some expert advice on somewhere to stay. Looking for somewhere not too far from the center of Amsterdam and we don't mind having just a room no breakfast required!! There are 6 of us but we don't want a horrible hostel so we know we will need 2 triple single rooms. Looking for the weekend Friday 9th June. Thanks guys
We need to get from the Amsterdam airport to Bruges, with a layover for lunch in Ghent, on Sat. Sep. 24. If we book online through Rail Europe, there is an economy fare for $58 on a Thalys train leaving Cs at 9:44, changing trains in Antwerp, and arriving Ghent 12:33. The tickets are non-refundable. We would have to take a train from the airport to the Central Station; apparently they run every 20 min at a fare of CAD $10 (perhaps less locally?).
There are also IC trains: open tkts and stops along the way for $102: leave Schiphol at 10:07 arrive Ghent 2:07. If we land on time and clear customs quickly, we might be able to leave Schiphol at 9:07 and arrive Ghent 1:07.
The tickets / fare to Bruges quoted above allow a layover.
Any comments / suggestions / alternatives?
I am looking for a karaoke bar in Maastricht.
Any idea where we could go on a Saturday evening?
Looking for Football tickets. Would like to see Ajax, PSV or Feyenoord play while in the Netherlands. Will be in Amsterdam for 16 days starting next Friday. I am particularly looking for 2 tickets for Feyenoord vs Manchester United on September 15th or PSV vs Feyenoord on September 18th. So if anyone knows how I can go about purchasing tickets for when I am in Amsterdam that would be great.
I will arrive in Amsterdam with Flixbus at Amsterdam Sloterdijk.
Which of these YHA hostels is the nearest ?
In case the link does not work they are
Stayokay Amsterdam Vondelpark
Stayokay Amsterdam Zeeburg
Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen
13 travelers will be traveling to Amsterdam (Hotel Aalders) from a Viking River Cruise on 9/14/16.
I am seeking information regarding the most efficient mode of transportation to the hotel from the port and then on 9/15/16, back to the airport.
Thanks so much!
I will have a short term study in Erasmus MC for 4 months. My 2 year old daughter will accompany me during that period of time. Is there any day care service or nursery nearby? I may need to bring her there for a few hours daily during week days.
Besides, is there any suggestions about the housing?