Amsterdam Planning Guide

Compared to most European cities, Amsterdam is extremely easy to visit, even for first-timers. The facts that everyone speaks English and nearly all the signs are in both Dutch and English makes this city a breeze for almost everyone. But still, there are a few tricks you should be aware of, and we’ve collected up our best advice and resources below to help make your visit even better and easier.

Amsterdam airfare – With a huge airport nearby that is a major European hub, finding good airfare here is usually fairly simple, but there are a few tricks to finding the best fares that we’ve compiled here.

Accommodation – The city is filled with hostels, hotels, bed & breakfasts, and even houseboats for rent, so we’ve put together information on how to best choose what is right for you.

Attractions – There are quite a few major sights that everyone should consider seeing, and quite a few more lesser known ones to think about as well.




Amsterdam hostels – This is a party city that attracts students and budget travelers like a magnet, so of course it’s brimming with hostels, but they aren’t all the same, of course.

Amsterdam hotels – Most visitors opt for a hotel rather than a hostel, and you’ve got hundreds of options. Find out which neighborhood to consider and get our best tips here.

General Information – If you want to know the basics about banking, currency, tipping, electricity, and so forth, we’ve compiled all that valuable information here.

Things to Do – Beyond the major museums and well known attractions, there are plenty of other ways to spend your time in unforgettable ways.

Travel Guide – Here you’ll find plenty of general information including month-by-month event and weather rundowns, and much more.