On this page a compendium of useful information for those who travel to Holland as a tourist. You will find above all which power plugs and sockets are used in the Netherlands. What documents are needed to enter the Netherlands. How cell phones and the internet work in the Netherlands. And other information such as money, healthcare etc.
Documents: For entry into the Netherlands, European citizens must present their passport or identity card valid for travel abroad. Children and minors must have their own passport / identity card. Citizens of other nationalities must have a passport. For some nationalities may be required a Visa.
Driving license: To drive a car in the Netherlands you need to have a national driving license.
Car insurance: European insurance is valid for driving with your car in the Netherlands.
For the documents needed to travel in the Netherlands, we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
NETHERLANDS: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare in the Netherlands: Healthcare in the Netherlands is excellent. The country has excellent hospital facilities. European citizens must present their European health card to receive the medical treatment provided by local public health care. Finally, additional health insurance is recommended.
NETHERLANDS: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones in Holland: International dialing code for calling the Netherlands: 0031.
Mobile Phones in Holland: The Netherlands uses the GSM system. Network coverage is excellent. International roaming agreements exist with many mobile operators.
Mobile operators in the Netherlands: there are many operators in the country among the best known KPN, T-Mobile and Vodafone.
Internet in Holland: Internet is widespread in the Netherlands, there are many free WIFI points in airports and other public places in almost all cities. In addition, most hotels have free Wi-Fi. Finally, many restaurants and bars also have free internet for their customers.
NETHERLANDS: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity in the Netherlands: The voltage in the Netherlands is 230 volts.
Power plugs and sockets in The Netherlands: The power plugs and sockets used in the Netherlands are the European standard type C and F. Therefore it is not necessary to bring adapters for European electric plugs.
NETHERLANDS: CURRENCY AND BANKS
Banks and Currency: The Euro is the official currency of the Netherlands.
Bank Opening Hours: Most banks are open from Tuesday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm.