- Frequently Asked Questions
- Do you also have brochures?
No, we do not have brochures. On our site you can find all relevant information and inspiration for a visit to the Netherlands.Read more
- Which electricity voltage is used in the Netherlands?
The standard voltage in the Netherlands is 230V.
- What is the drug policy in the Netherlands?
The Netherlands has a tolerant drug policy. All drugs are banned, but smoking cannabis is tolerated under strict conditions.Read more
- Which colleges/universities are regarded as the best?
According to Time Higher Education World University Rankings in 2017, these Dutch colleges/universities are on the list:
1. Delft University of Technology
2. University of Amsterdam
3. Wageningen University
4. Erasmus University Rotterdam
5. Leiden University
6. University of Groningen
7. Utrecht University
8. Maastricht University
9. Radboud University Nijmegen
10. University of Twente
- Where can I find a detailed map of the Netherlands?
Many of our articles come with a map of the surroundings. You can print and take them with you on your journey. We do not have any available maps. Detailed maps of the Netherlands can be found at gas stations, bookshops or the local tourist office. If you have a smartphone, there are several apps that can come in handy as well.
- Do you have a map of Amsterdam?
No, we do not have maps. All places of interest on the site include an address and location.Read more
- I'm looking for a map of the Amsterdam airport.
Schiphol is Amsterdam's official airport. You can find a map of the airport on the website and Schiphol app.Read more
- What language is spoken in the Netherlands?
Dutch is spoken in the Netherlands, but the language has several dialects. In Friesland, for example, locals also speak Frisian next to Dutch. Frisian is the only truly recognized second language in the Netherlands.Read more
- What are VVV offices?
VVV Offices are local or regional tourist information offices. Maps, entrance tickets and walking tours are all available here.Read more
- In which time zone is Holland located?
The Netherlands is located in GMT +1. The Netherlands also implements daylight saving time during the summer.
- What should I do if I lose my passport?
Always report this to the local police. Then proceed to contact your embassy or consulate.
- How does public transport work in the Netherlands?
Public transport in the Netherlands is very well organized. Almost any place is within easy reach by train, bus and tram.Read more
- Is it possible to travel everywhere from the airport by public transportation?
You can easily connect to other cities in the Netherlands starting from Schiphol Airport.Read more
- Where can I buy tickets for public transport in the Netherlands?
You can buy a regional public transport card at the station or a tobacco shop. You can buy a Holland Travel Ticket or Amsterdam Region Ticket online in advance.Read more