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Tourist office

At IAmsterdam you find all tourist info about the capitol of Holland. Click here for their website.

For the Holand tourist site, click here

Discount cards

f you are going to be very active traveling around and visiting museums, then consider the discount options below.

I amsterdam City Card

With more than 50 free entrances and 60 discount offers you can fully enjoy your visit to Amsterdam. You can choose a 24, 48 or 72 hours Card. Order it online and pick it up at Schiphol Airport or at Central Station.

Museum Card

Whether you’re in the Netherlands for a longer period, or intend to do lots of museums during your visit, consider a Museumkaart as your key to unlocking the Amsterdam and the Netherlands. For just € 35 (€ 17.50 for students) and a € 4.95 one-time administration fee, this card is your ticket to discovering the rich history, culture, and sites that the Netherlands has to offer. Good for one full year, this card allows heavily discounted and often free access into some 400 of the castles and museums located throughout the country. You can purchase a Museumkaart online at the official website and at the major museums.

Public transport in Holland

Holland is a small country with a relatively big population. It is only natural that we have an excellent public transport system. Wherever you want to go in Holland, the bus, train, metro or ferry will probably get you there. Furthermore, there are frequent services and all means of public transport are perfectly safe - and affordable. While there are different public transport providers in different parts of the country, they work together very well. If you want to use the public transport system in Holland, you will need an OV chip card to pay for your trip. These are available from railway and bus stations and at the bigger supermarkets. All you need to do is charge credit to the card and you can use it immediately.

Please note that you cannot use your credit card to add travel credit to your OV chip card or to buy a railway ticket! The only two places where you can buy a railway ticket from the ticket machine with your credit card are Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Central Station.