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Plan a Trip to Amsterdam


Want to visit Amsterdam? You've already made an excellent travel choice. Now use these resources to start planning your trip to this extraordinary European capital city. Find out the best times of year to visit Amsterdam, where to stay, what to pack, how to communicate with your Dutch hosts and much more.
  1. When to Go to Amsterdam
  2. Amsterdam Essentials
  3. Travel to Amsterdam
  4. Hotels, Hostels and B&Bs
  1. Get Around Amsterdam
  2. People, Language, Culture and History
  3. Money, Communications and Safety

When to Go to Amsterdam

First things first...when should you go to Amsterdam? Whether you want to see millions of Dutch tulips in bloom, avoid high-season crowds, enjoy the year's warmest weather or experience unique festivals and events, these resources will guide you in choosing the best time to visit Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Essentials

Never been to Amsterdam? Here are the essential basics, from what to expect from Amsterdam's risqué reputation, to indispensable visitor resources such as the current rain forecast, tourist information center and more.

Travel to Amsterdam

Find practical information about how to travel to and from Amsterdam.

Hotels, Hostels and B&Bs

Whether you prefer five-star or no-frills accommodations in Amsterdam, the city offers both -- and hundreds of hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts in between. Find an Amsterdam hotel that suits your taste.

Get Around Amsterdam

Tram, bus, metro, ferry, train - learn about transportation options for getting around the city once you're here.

People, Language, Culture and History

Get to know the history, culture and customs of your Dutch hosts, and learn how to communicate with them in their native language.

Money, Communications and Safety

Confused about gratuity in a foreign country? Need to find a wi-fi spot? Find answers here.

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