Travel Advice for European Countries: Holland
About the country
Summer is hard here, but winter is hard when there are some snow opportunities. Critics can be expected every month of the year. Dutch is the official language. English, French and German are other languages ??that are widely spoken in English. Call the emergency number 112.
Hand-pressing is the most common form of greeting. Although the tip is not mandatory, it is better to shop for restaurants and taxis. A fallen gift should be taken to the host’s home when he is invited to a meal. Everyday clothes are worn everyday, but people are expected to work in social functions and smart restaurants.
Delft, Makkum and Workum ceramics are a must-buy. It is recommended to use Schoonhoven cutlery, Leerdam crystals and Amsterdam diamonds.
Places to visit
Apenheul Primate Park is the place to visit more than thirty species of mammals. In winter it remains closed. De Hoge Veluwe is the oldest and largest park in the Netherlands. Bicycles can be used to explore the 5500 ha park. Paleis Het Loo is a wonderful palace that is encircle by oasis, open all year round, except for holidays.
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The Dutch national airline is KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines. It connects to almost all major cities in Europe, North America and Asia. Amsterdam Airport is the center of many international and local flights. It is 15 km from the city and takes 20 minutes by train. KLM offers a bus service every 15-30 minutes and passengers get to some of the most famous hotels in the city. Public buses can also be used to reach the destination. Trains connect Amsterdam Central Station and Zuid Station. Taxis take tourists almost everywhere. The airport has duty free shops, banks, showers, business center, baby rooms and car rental.
Rotterdam Airport and Eindhoven Airport are 8 km from the city. Trains and buses travel to their hotels every 15 minutes. Services such as duty-free shops, restaurants, car rental and internet access are available at such airports. The departure fee does not apply to passengers at any of these airports.
The main seaports are Hook of Holland, Vlissingen and Rotteradm. Stena Line, P&O ferries and DFDS waterways offer ferry services to reach the Netherlands.
If you are traveling by train, Eurostar offers the best service and connects to major European cities. It provides high quality services. Good deals are offered regularly and must be periodically monitored to use them. Unused tickets are easily compensated. The Inter-Rail permit can be purchased for unlimited second-class train travel across 29 European countries.
The 1st-class roads network linked Holland with more European cities. They are well maintained and the signs are stored everywhere. 120 km / h is a speed limitation on highways. There are many car transport agents if they choose to rent a car. Some of them are Avis, Europcar and Budget.
Bicycles are also an important vehicle in the Netherlands and are an integral part of everyday life. Tourists can rent a cycle at the airport or other services.
Duty Free Products
1. 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarettes or 250 g of tobacco
2. 50 g of perfume and 250 ml of toilet.
3. 1 liter of alcohol or 2 liters of sparkling wine or liqueur wines and 2 liters of sparkling wine
4. 500 grames of coffee or 200 grames of coffee extract