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Practical information

Money, ATMs & Tipping

Everything you need to know about the Dutch currency, ATM’s and tipping.

Public Holidays

Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.

Phone, Post & Internet

How to communicate within and abroad Holland.

Travelling for the disabled

Additional information about the options and available aids during your holiday in Holland.

Travelling to the Netherlands after Brexit

Get the latest facts & practical information about travelling to the Netherlands from the UK after Brexit.

Medical Information

Everything you need to know aboutDutch medical care.

Electricity, Water & Gas

Power converters, drinkable water and other useful facts.

Opening Hours

At what time do shops, banks and post offices open?

Visa & Immigration

What can you bring along on your trip to and from Holland?

Netherlands vs. Holland

Read all about the difference between Holland and the Netherlands here.

Travelling by car in Holland

Discover what you need to know about driving a car in Holland.


Outlet shopping

Want to go outlet shopping in Holland? Visit one of the designer factory outlets and get the best deals!


Tax Free shopping in Holland

VAT Tax Refund, Customs and Duty-free shopping for tourists.

Tourist information offices

Visit a tourist information office for maps and plans of your destination.

Progressive Holland

Gay and Lesbian Travelers

For the LGBTI community, Amsterdam is one of the most attractive cities in Europe.

Dutch Drug Policy

Get informed about the Dutch drug policy.