Citizens of the EU:
EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Netherlands.
Please also visit the homepage of "Auswärtiges Amt" to find a detailed table of all countries requiring a visa and also more information about visa regulations, as well as a list of German diplomatic missions around the world.
Please check www.weather.com for up-to-date weather forecasts in the city that you are travelling to.
As in most countries of the European Union, the official currency is the Euro (€).
Please note that there are no general bank hours in the Netherlands. Most banks are open in the morning hours and just a few hours in the afternoon or early evening.
Major credit cards are accepted at most cash points (ATM machines), stores, restaurants and hotels.
English is spoken by the staff of most hotels, restaurants and shops.
Netherlands international pre-dial is +31 (0031).
The electrical power supply in the Netherlands is 230v, 50 Hz.
Official plugs in the Netherlands are:
"Schukostecker" (round) Type F/ CEE 7/4
"Eurostecker" (flat) Type C/ CEE 7/16
Netherlands standard time zone is UTC/GMT +1 hour.