The Capital: Amsterdam
Direct Flying Time: Approx 1 hour
Time Difference: GMT + 1 hour.
Main Language: Dutch
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz. Adapter needed.
International Dialing: + 31
Driving: Driving is on the right. National license required. Minimum driving age is 18
Currency: Euro (EUR 1 = 100 Cents)
Clothing: Light or medium weights for summer and medium or heavyweights for winter with rainwear required all year round
Emergency Services: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 112
Water: Tap water is generally safe to drink.
Tipping: 10% gratuity
Passports: British nationals must ensure that your passport is valid for the duration of your proposed stay.
Visas: British Citizen or British Subject with Right of Abode in the United Kingdom do not require a visa to enter The Netherlands. Other British passport holders should confirm the current entry requirements. All other nationalities to contact the Netherlands Embassy directly
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.