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Frequently Asked Questions about Travel to Amsterdam
What is the name of the airport in Amsterdam?The primary international airport serving Amsterdam is called "Amsterdam Airport Schiphol" and its IATA code is "AMS". It is commonly referred to as "Schiphol Airport".
How big is Amsterdam Airport?Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, commonly referred to as Schiphol Airport, is one of the largest and busiest airports in the country and Europe. It has several passenger terminals, runways and facilities, making it a major international hub for travelers from around the world. Schiphol Airport is not only large in terms of land area, but also in terms of passenger traffic, handling tens of millions of travelers each year.
What is Schiphol Plaza?It is the central hub of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, located just outside the passenger terminals. It houses a large shopping center with a variety of retail shops, restaurants and other facilities for travelers. This bustling area is also where you will find car rental agencies, taxi stands and public transportation options.
What languages are spoken in Amsterdam?Dutch is the primary language spoken in Amsterdam and throughout the Netherlands. However, English is widely spoken and understood in Amsterdam, especially in the tourist areas.
What currency is used in Amsterdam?The currency used in Amsterdam is the Euro (€). It's recommended that you change your currency or withdraw cash before your trip.
Is it safe to drink the tap water in Amsterdam?Yes, the tap water in Amsterdam is safe to drink. The city has high quality drinking water that meets all European standards. However, some people prefer bottled water for taste or convenience.
Is Amsterdam a family friendly destination?Absolutely! Amsterdam is an excellent destination for families. The city offers many family-friendly activities and attractions, including the Artis Royal Zoo, NEMO Science Museum and Vondelpark, where children can enjoy outdoor activities. The city's museums also often have interactive exhibits and activities for children.
Do I have to tip in Amsterdam?Tipping is not mandatory in Amsterdam, but it's customary to round up your bill in restaurants and bars. For exceptional service, you can add a few extra euros as a tip. Taxi drivers do not expect tips, but rounding up the fare is also appreciated. Tipping is not expected at hotels and other services, but is appreciated if you're satisfied with the service.
What is the best way to get around Amsterdam?The best way to get around Amsterdam is by bike or public transport. The city has an extensive network of trams, buses and the metro, all of which are convenient and efficient ways to get around. Renting a bike is a popular choice, as Amsterdam has a bike-friendly infrastructure with dedicated paths and lanes for cyclists.
Are the museums in Amsterdam open all year round?Yes, most of the museums in Amsterdam, such as the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, are open all year round. However, it's always a good idea to check their official websites for specific opening hours and any temporary closures.
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