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Shopping in Netherlands

DUTY-FREE SHOPPING Overview The following items can be imported duty-free into the Netherlands (when entering from non-EU countries): 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250 g tobacco (people aged 17 and over); 1 liter of spirits or 2 liters of sparkling wine or 2 liters of sweet wine (e.g. sherry, port wine)… Read More »

Netherlands Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette Appointments are essential and business cards are common. Well-groomed clothing is expected of business people. English is spoken a lot in business circles. The best months for business travel are March – May and September – November. Amsterdam The Dutch pride themselves on their efficient time management, so punctuality is important. Dutch… Read More »

Netherlands Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Current information Travelers should expect delays due to increased security checks on the access routes to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Country-specific safety instructions There is currently no country-specific safety notice for the Netherlands. Worldwide safety notice Please also note the external link, opens in new window, worldwide security notice. Country-specific safety instructions… Read More »

Netherlands Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Kingdom of the Netherlands. Capital Amsterdam. Seat of government: The Hague. Geography As a country located in Europe according to internetsailors, the Netherlands borders Belgium in the south and Germany in the east. The North Sea lies in the north and west. Large areas of the Netherlands have been… Read More »

Kingdom of the Netherlands

The Kingdom of the Netherlands is located in Western Europe and is the largest country in the Benelux countries. Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and the seat of government is The Hague. As remnants of the former colonial empire, the Netherlands Antilles and the island of Aruba in the Caribbean belong to the… Read More »

Netherlands Old History

The history of the Dutch people tells us that after suffering floods, overflows, wars, invasions, destruction and death, no nation has been able to emerge from the misfortune with such tenacity as the Dutch, over time, have been able to do. One of the greatest men of this people, William the Taciturn, coined a motto… Read More »

Netherlands Travel Guide

Looking for a European destination to spend your next vacation? So, get to know the beauties and attractions of the Netherlands! Who has never been enchanted by those classic pictures of beautiful colorful tulip gardens that seem endless? Or, did you want to see beautiful landscapes with farms and windmills in the background? Or did… Read More »