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The capital and largest city of the Netherlands.

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Do I need a passport/visa to travel inside EU with a change of airplane in Istanbul?

I am travelling to Amsterdam from Greece with a change of airplane in Istanbul, is my id enough to travel or do I need a visa/passport? I have already search online and I think it's okay, but I want ...
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Transit in Amsterdam for 10 hours, do I have time to visit the city for sightseeing?

I'm planning to go to Luxembourg via Amsterdam from Jakarta, Indonesia. I will use KLM, arrive in Amsterdam at 6am and depart to Luxembourg at 4.50pm. I have a valid Schengen Visa. my questions are: ...
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Schengen in Dublin on ED Visa but wants to visit other Schengen cities for vacation

I am an English teacher with a student from Vietnam. Can she, with a Schengen visa and studying English in Dublin, travel on holiday to Amsterdam, Paris and Rome and then return to Dublin to continue ...
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Long layover in Amsterdam airport

I am travelling for the first time from Bombay (IN) to Alicante (ES) and have a long (18h) layover in Amsterdam. Will I be allowed to explore the city in meanwhile? What's the procedure to follow? ...
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Can a one way NS Ticket be used as an OV-Chipkaart for P+R Parking in Amsterdam?

I will be flying to Amsterdam in a few weeks, renting a car, and then driving to Germany. On my arrival day, I have a few hours before checking into my hotel and am considering dropping the car off at ...
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Cheapest option to get a bike for a week Amsterdam

Amsterdam is bike city. Almost every local has a bike, and I remember there are quite a few places where you can rent one. But - rentals are probably expensive (this answer says 15 EUR / 24h); and I ...
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Layover in Amsterdam [duplicate]

I will be traveling to Colombia from Istanbul through Amsterdam and i have a layover of 11.30 hours . I'm an Indian passport holder do i need a visa for transit in Amsterdam . Thanks in advance
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Travel to Amsterdam on Schengen business visa for tourist purpose

I am travelling back to India from Curacao and I've 9 hours layover at Amsterdam airport. I am planning to go outside of Airport for sight seeing. I've valid Schengen business visa issued from ...
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Centraal Station to Rijksmuseum

I would like to visit the Rijksmuseum from the Rennaisance hotel (near Centraal station). Although it is only 1 mile, what are the preferred public transportation options for this route?
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Public transport with luggage from Schiphol to Amsterdam city

I am trying to evaluate if it is worth taking a cab from Schiphol to Centraal station (hotel is nearby station). The luggage is nudging me in the direction of a cab, however, public transportation is ...
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KLM with train segment from Schiphol to Brussels - take later Thalys train

I have booked a ticket with KLM from Schiphol to Brussels with Thalys train (the flight it's from TLV to Schiphol and train from Schiphol to Brussels). The time between the landing until the train ...
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Can I buy tickets to Neerpelt in Amsterdam (Schiphol), and where would I find that information?

I'm traveling to Neerpelt through Amsterdam (I will arrive at the Airport during a morning this weekend). Can I buy train tickets to Belgium, specifically Neerpelt, there? Could I even pre-order them ...
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Transportation in Netherlands: to and around Amsterdam

In June, I plan to visit Amsterdam for 4 days. We will need to travel to Hoofdorp and Bussum to visit relatives. In the past I have stayed at hotels in the Hoofdorp area that provide parking as part ...
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Amsterdam: parking a rental car downtown

I am visiting relatives in Amsterdam area in mid June and contemplating lodging in either downtown or near the airport. I will need a car or similar service to visit relatives. That being said, a ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Amsterdam if I'm on advance parole? [duplicate]

I am returning to the US via Amsterdam. I have a US advance parole document. Do I need a transit visa to transit through Amsterdam? Their website mentions US resident permits but does not talk about ...
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Schengen C type visa

I am travelling to Norway with a Schengen C type Visa with a layover of 10 hours in Amsterdam, Nethelands. I was wondering if I can explore the city for a few hours? If yes, what is the process?
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Can I get into the Van Gogh Museum the same day I get my ticket?

When I pick up my I Amsterdam cards in Amsterdam, I can then reserve time slots for the Van Gogh museum. I will pick up the cards on March 26 and activate it for March 27-29. How likely am I to find ...
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What are you allowed to take for vueling flight for luggage as its confusing me [duplicate]

For Vueling are you allowed to take a suitcase and another bag with you or just one or the other?
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Do I need a visa to leave the Amsterdam airport enroute to Norway from US?

I am a US citizen with a valid passport. I am traveling to Norway via Amsterdam. I will have a long layover in Amsterdam and would like to leave the airport. Can I do so without a visa? If I need ...
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Flying from Amsterdam to Zurich - do I need a passport? [duplicate]

I just arrived in Amsterdam (by train) and realized I left my passport home in Switzerland. I am a US citizen residing in Switzerland, and I have my Swiss resident permit with me. I have a flight back ...
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is a 55 minute stopover in Amsterdam doable? [duplicate]

Flying from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam with KLM and then through to Edignburgh, also with KLM. I only have 55 minutes to get from one flight to another. Is this doable? My travel agent has already ...
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My friends and I are going to Amsterdam, what can we bring back?

My friends and I are going on holiday to Amsterdam in a few months and i was wondering what we could "legally" bring back with us. I have heard stories of people bringing back lollies or tea bags but ...
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RIP 'I amsterdam', when will I see you again?

Due to over-tourism, they removed from the center, but a colleague from NET told me they will put it back somewhere else. Is this true? If so, does anyone know when and where?
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Amsterdam Centraal or Sloterdijk station area?

For sightseeing in Amsterdam and traveling to Brussels, should we stay in Amsterdam Centraal area or can we stay at Sloterdijk station area? How difficult and expensive it is to travel back and ...
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Benelux-France Rail Pass | I am Amsterdam Card | Benefits and will it fit my jouney plan?

I am travelling to Europe from India in December and my plan is as follows - Normal Tickets for 2 people - 2nd Class: 451.82 Euro Amsterdam -> Brussels Brussels -> Paris Paris -> Landerneau ...
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Bicycle Helmets with Bike Rental in Amsterdam?

We will visit Amsterdam next March and I plan to rent a bike for day. Do they include helmets with the rental? I watched several videos of bicycles in Amsterdam and I saw nobody wearing a helmet.
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Keukenhof Garden in March - Too early? [duplicate]

Next year the Keukenhof will be open from 21 March until 19 May 2019. We will be in Amsterdam 27-29 March 2019. How different will the early bloom be from the peak bloom in April? Their website says ...
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Have I got enough time to make this connecting flight from London to Toronto Pearson via Amsterdam?

I haven't flown much so any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks. I booked a flight from London Heathrow to Toronto Pearson which has a layover at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam. The first leg is ...
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Immigration at Schiphol airport for non-EU citizens?

I am going to be traveling from Delhi to Amsterdam and was wondering how much time it would take for a first-time student entry to cross the immigration checkpoint.
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Cheapest way to travel in Amsterdam and nearby

I am going to Amsterdam for 10 days. I plan to stay at Haarlem and travel to Amsterdam Central daily. Also I have planed day trips to Rotterdam and The Hague. Is there any travel pass that will take ...
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Can a BIVS visa holder visit Amsterdam for 2 days?

I am visiting Ireland and London the next 9 days on a BIVS visa and I want to stay in Amsterdam for a very short time, 2 days only. Can I get a visa on the spot for Amsterdam for 2 days? I don't have ...
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Transit accessible parking lots near Amsterdam

I'm planning to travel to Amsterdam by car to visit the city center. My understanding that parking in the city center for a day is both difficult and expensive. Are there any free or lower cost ...
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Amsterdam connection [closed]

I'm flying from Dubrovnik, Croatia on EasyJet to Amsterdam, and connecting on Delta to Boston. How much time is needed for this connection?
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Do I need a transit visa in either Amsterdam or Istanbul?

If I am bound for Paris from Mombasa, Kenya and I transit through Amsterdam or Istanbul, do I need a transit visa or will my Schengen visa suffice?
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What's the current status of direct London-Amsterdam Eurostar trains?

In May 2017, there were various press reports that Eurostar would run direct trains from London to Amsterdam by the end of the year; for example, see the London Evening Standard. What is the current ...
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Transit visa for 2 layovers one in Paris and then in Amsterdam

I am planning to visit India from USA. I will be having 2 layovers 1st in Paris and then in Amsterdam. Do I need any kind of visa for this trip? Thanks in advance!
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do I require Transit visa for Amsterdam since I am travelling from Delhi- Amsterdam- Havana and my layover time at Amsterdam is 1.45 hrs [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to Havana via Amsterdam.the layover time at Amsterdam is 1.45 hrs. Do I require to obtain Transit Visa?
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Pakistani national having “30 Day Entry Clearance VIgnette” for UK allowed to transit at Amsterdam?

I am planning to travel from Islamabad, Pakistan to Edinburgh, Scotland, via Amsterdam, Netherlands in a few days. Pakistani citizens are required to have an Airport Transit Visa of Netherlands if ...
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1 Hour Connection in AMS for flight to Atlanta

My husband and I are going to Prague for 5 days this month. The flight times changed a few times and KLM have us booked on our return flight from Prague to Amsterdam to Atlanta. We have a one hour ...
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Are Schiphol airport hotels noisy?

We are visiting Amsterdam for 2 nights and will try to stay somewhere near Schiphol (if possible) to catch the 10 A.M. flight. We can see quite a lot of marquee hotels near Schiphol with good weekend ...
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To visit Paris on return from NL

Will visit Amsterdam for 45 days from July first week to mid August. This is an official visit, company sponsored. I've already been to Italy a few times and Amsterdam once before. My plan is to visit ...
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What to wear in Amsterdam in end of June [duplicate]

I'll be in Amsterdam end of June for 5 days. I'm from tropical weather and heard spring in Amsterdam is bit cold. Do I need wear clothing thats suits to cold weather or normal t-shirt and trouser ...
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Requesting information about Amsterdam Travel Cards

I'm going to visit Amsterdam in last week of June and I'll stay near Sloterdijk Station. I will land at 9pm in AMS and stay for 5 days. I have done some search and found out there are three types of ...
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Cheap Mobile Data Sim Card for Short Stay in Amsterdam, Netherlands

I'm going to visit Amsterdam end of the June for 5 days. I have managed to find out Libra Mobile and Lyca Mobile has the cheapest Mobile Data offering. What is the best option to have for mobile data?...
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Tulip Garden to visit on End of June Amsterdam

I'm traveling to Amsterdam last week of June. I heard Tulip season will over starting of June. Will there be a garden to visit Amsterdam in last week of June?
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Weed tourism: alternatives to Amsterdam [closed]

I am looking for a city recommendation in the Netherlands to engage in weed tourism. Here's what I am looking for cozy coffeeshops or bars where you can smoke weed. this would be an optimal amount ...
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Traveling From Brussels to Amsterdam — Are Seat Reservations Mandatory for Eurail Pass 1st Class?

Trying to book seat reservations from Brussels to Amsterdam on an IC direct train — I see no mandatory seat reservation required? We have Eurail Flexi-Saver passes, 1st class and I see no where to ...
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Are there any baggage lockers at Amsterdam Zuid Station?

I would like to stay at Giethoorn for one night; I want to store my baggage at Amsterdam Zuid station. Are there any baggage lockers one can use?
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Can I see some of Amsterdam during a five hour layover at Schiphol? [duplicate]

I'm changing planes in late March in Schiphol with a five hour layover. I've never been to Amsterdam. Is there anything I can do to see a little bit of Amsterdam and not miss my flight?
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Can I visit Amsterdam and Paris on a single-entry Schengen visa?

This is my first time to plan a trip. I'm going to visit Amsterdam and then go to Paris. Will my single-entry Schengen tourist visa allow for my planned trip?