practical info

There’s a vast selection of useful information to make your trip to Amsterdam as easy and enjoyable as possible. From public holidays to phoning home, browse through our practical advice and resources. Still got questions? The professionals at Amsterdam's Visitor Information Centres are ready to help!

Amsterdam apps

Access a world of useful information straight from your smartphone! Whether you're planning a trip to Amsterdam or you're already here, these helpful ...

Public transport

Travelling within Amsterdam by public transport is straightforward and convenient. The extensive network is operated by GVB and connects the city's ne...

I amsterdam Visitor Centres

Make the most of your time in Amsterdam by planning your trip with help from the experts! Whether you’re searching for the best accommodation, e...

Where to park

Many visitors to the Amsterdam opt for the convenience and lower cost of the city’s Park+Ride locations or parking facilities on the outskirts o...

Car hire

Looking to hire a compact car to get around Amsterdam? Or perhaps a more luxurious automobile that you can use for touring other cities and towns in t...

Scooter hire

There are several locations in Amsterdam that rent scooters, mopeds or motorbikes. These are a great options for visitors who want to see a lot, but o...

Hire a bike

Cycling is a fun, efficient and easy way of getting around Amsterdam - just like the locals do! Even if you only pedal around for a few hours, riding ...

Parking

Each year, nearly one million visitors travel to Amsterdam with their own cars, and if you’re planning to do the same there are some things to k...

Rental

Explore Amsterdam with the freedom of your own transport! Renting a car is a smart choice for those that want to discover the hidden treasures of the ...

Boat rental in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's picturesque canals are one of the city's most popular attractions. One of the best ways to see the city is from the water. Take a canal cr...

Communication & money matters

What currency is used in the Netherlands and where can you change or withdraw money? How much should you tip a taxi driver? How can you call home? And...