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10 essential tips for traveling to Amsterdam

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This guide for travel to Amsterdam, will help you organize a getaway to one of the healthiest and most beautiful cities in Europe.
In this multicultural city you will enjoy interesting museums, boat trips on canals and on foot, through the historic center, relaxing parks, old churches, beautiful 17th-century brick houses, flower markets and, above all, a fantastic and tolerant atmosphere.
In addition, if you have more days in the city, you can visit some of the wonders that are nearby such as Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken.

Based on the experience of our trip to Amsterdam in 5 days, we have made this list of what we think are the 10 essential tips for traveling to Amsterdam.We start!

1. What is the best time?

It is always a good time to travel to Amsterdam, although the best time is usually from April to October, when the temperature is more pleasant and there is less chance of rain.
Within these months, spring is undoubtedly the best time to visit the city and surroundings, as it is the moment of flowering of the immense fields of Dutch tulips although it is necessary to take into account that in this season and in summer, prices in Accommodation is usually in the clouds and it is important to book several months in advance.
In autumn prices fall a little and in winter although prices are lower, it is common to find gray and rainy days.



2. Entry requirements and travel insurance

To travel to Holland, being a country of the European Union, it is only necessary to carry the ID or passport, provided you are Spanish or from an EU country. If you are from another country you should check on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands or your country, to see if you need a visa.
One of the best tips for traveling to Amsterdam and to avoid any setback related to health, is to always carry the European Health Card. This card covers most medical expenses, although there are cases such as repatriation that are only included if you have good travel insurance.
We always travel insured with Mondo, with whom we carry a totally adequate insurance to the needs that we will have on each trip.

Hiring your insurance here with Mondo, just for being a Street Travelers reader, you have a 5% discount.

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If you feel like helping us complete the list of the 10 essential tips for traveling to Amsterdam, add yours in the comments.

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