Rental from Schiphol
Schiphol is where you fly to when visiting Amsterdam. Whatever your reasons for visiting Amsterdam there are many firms available.
Travelling To and From Schiphol
Schiphol is the largest airport in the Netherlands and one of the busiest globally. It is home to the KLM airline and serves the majority of airlines operating in Europe. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is both a regional as well as an international centre, with many long haul and short haul flights arriving and departing.
Schiphol is located some ten miles to the southwest of Amsterdam. The airport is served by the A4 and A9 motorways. There are various parking options, including short term, long term, frequent flyer exclusives, and valet parking.
Other transport options are a direct train service to Amsterdam Central station, taxis and bus services.
Renting a Vehicle
Arriving at Schiphol, you can either go to the usual Rental Service Senters, such as Avis, Budget, EasyCar, Sixt, Europcar or Hertz, or pre-book online to collect though our recommended suppliers, www.carrentals.co.uk . Online rental searching saves you time.
There is an array of websites specialising in renting vehicles. A good option is to use a price comparison tool such as www.carrentals.co.uk . Such price comparison websites allow you to make an informed decision about your rental whilst sat comfortably in your own home.
Rental companies included in the search comparison by www.carrentals.co.uk are; 121carhire.com, arguscarhire.com, auto-europe.co.uk, opodo.co.uk, carhiresaving.co.uk, hirecars.co.uk and carhire3000.com.
Common additional extras are a baby seat, child booster seat, and child seat rentals. A GPS navigational system is also commonly available for minibus hire. Other rental options you may consider are additional driver registration, so that you can take a rest without losing any time travelling, automatic or manual gearbox, and entertainment systems, such as music and DVD players.
Things to See and Do
The great thing about visiting the Netherlands is that the distance between the major cities is relatively small. The road network is very well maintained. You can thus drive around Amsterdam's canal side streets, exploring the historical and architectural attractions of the city or park it somewhere and walk around.
This Country is home to a number of world class museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, featuring art from the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th century and the Van Gogh Museum. Amsterdam has a wonderful cafe culture where you can relax with your family or friends drinking coffee or watching the world go by on the little streets.
For children, there are canal water boat rides, outings to the Playground Amstel park or the Artis Zoo.
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