Stairs in central hall of the Groninger Museum
Trap in centrale hal van het Groninger Museum © Frans Lemmens via Hollandse Hoogte ANP

Practical information

Are you planning a holiday in Holland soon? Then you’ll find practical tips a great help to ensure a great holiday. Read up on useful tips about transport to and in Holland and train, car and bike travel in Holland. You can also read up on holiday periods and public holidays in Holland, travel tips for the disabled, tourist information offices and, of course, the weather.

Plan your transportation

Couple travelling with luggage
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Travelling to the Netherlands

From trains and aeroplanes to buses and boats, getting to the Netherlands is easy.

Cyclists crossing at Tivoli Vredenburg
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Getting around in the Netherlands

Visiting the Netherlands? There are plenty of reliable and efficient transportation options.

Practical information

Playing games at the wrap house in Gorssel Achterhoek
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Public Holidays

Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.

Lady parked her bike to withdraw money at Geldmaat (Dutch ATM)
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Tipping and cash in the Netherlands

Visiting the Netherlands? How much should you tip? Can you pay with debit cards? Are there ATMs?

Couple after visiting Sanadome Hotel & Spa Nijmegen. Lady is in a wheelchair.
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Travelling for the disabled

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

First aid training: blue gloves hand bandaging
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Medical care in the Netherlands

All you need to know about getting top-quality medical assistance while visiting the Netherlands.

Young ladies with bicycle in Hanseatic city Zwolle
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Netherlands vs. Holland

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

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The weather in Holland

What kind of weather should you expect in the Netherlands? Read all about the climate, seasons, sunshine and rain, swimming in the sea, and practical tips.

Update on the Coronavirus

More information about the current situation in The Netherlands. Read more