This is our personal experience that we encounter in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, hope that it can help friends who are visiting Europe for the first time or soon departing from the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. To note that all Tax refund procedure in Europe is pretty much the same, there are currently 3 companies that are handling the VAT refunds. Global Blue, Premier Tax-free and Vatfree.com.
Since we are in Netherlands, isn't it a must to try the Dutch food here. We came across this restaurant while we were doing our research, and it is located at Amsterdam downtown. Most importantly, the good reviews seen from TripAdvisor made us decided to have a meal here.
We had one free day in Amsterdam city, what are we going to do with it? Let's go to some of the more well-known attractions like the one that was shown here⇓ the I AMSTERDAM sign, a must for a photo shoot. As we couldn't fit in too many places to go in a day, we will only be visiting the Rijksmuseum and have a ride in the canal cruise, where we can see Amsterdam at a different eye level.
One of the important parts of your travel planning would be the public transport tickets that each of us might need it during our trip. Not a must to have but a good option to have, which can help save some money. In Amsterdam city, there are quite a few passes/tickets that we can choose from but I will focus on one of it in this post.
Still thinking of where to go in South Holland but only have limited time. This post will be covering 3 places which we felt that is a must to visit, one of it would be Kinderdijk and 2 places in Rotterdam. A little background of the places before we move on, Kinderdijk is one of the famous UNESCO world heritage in Netherlands, and Rotterdam the second largest city after Amsterdam, a young and vibrant city with bold and modern architectures.
Will be covering our transportation to the UNESCO famous world heritage Kinderdijk. This post isn't supposed to be here as this is not inside our plan, but anyway thanks to the change. Here it is when our hired car didn't come to pick us up on the appointed day and we have to do it our own way.
Half a day walk here to experience the authentic yet bustling side of Amsterdam, Walk through the long shopping street, visit the Dam square and explore the red light district to see a different side of the city.
The hotel that we were staying for 3 nights and the reason for choosing it is because of the location. Even though is slightly out of the shopping street in Amsterdam, but is near to the Amsterdam Centraal Station, plus it has a spectacular view looking over the IJ river and city.
A transportation guide for travellers who have arrived at the Schiphol Airport and wanted to get downtown . I will cover all three transport that we could use, and will put in some of my research and what i see that day.
Thinking of how to stay connected in Netherlands but not a big fan of wi-fi egg. Want to get a prepaid Simcard at the airport when your arrival. This post might be useful for anyone, who are planning or packing your bags to Amsterdam soon~