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I've done the Oxford <-> Netherlands trip quite a few times over the years. Firstly, I'd say you're missing a few more options: Bus to London, Eurolines or iDBus over to Europe, possibly direct to Amsterdam or possibly changing to another bus/train Bus or train to one of Birmingham Airport, Luton, Stansted or Marston (Kent) for a cheap flight Train to ...
You can use an OV-chipkaart (personal or anonymous) to travel on trains in the Netherlands but you will need to activate it at a NS vending machine and to have at least €20 credit (boarding fee) when getting on the train. It's fine to go from Schiphol to the centre since you can probably use up the remaining credit during your stay in Amsterdam but it's a ...
If you buy a day pass, you don't need to buy a €7.5 OV-chipkaart but will get a disposable chip-card instead. You do need to check in and check out like a regular OV-chipkaart each time you use public transports. According to the same website, those passes are not valid on trains. I haven't checked in the last few weeks but until recently, it was still ...
Unless it has changed very recently, 24h, 48h, 72h, and 96h cards are same type single use paper-with-chip cards as the single ride cards which you buy in tram.
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