Amsterdam What to Pack

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  • 1. Rain gear

    Typical weather ranges from about 0 degrees Celsius in the depths of winter (although there is usually very little snow) to typically pleasant sunny days of +20 to 25C in the summer. However, the...

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  • 2. Comfortable Shoes

    I had read that wearing white tennis shoes would label you as an American tourist, and it appeared that it was probably a true statement. I wore boots, and my boyfriend wore his tennis shoes the first...

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  • 3. Packing for Winter

    Pare your crap down & pack light! I work for an airline loading freight & luggage & have found a travel-type backpack to be the best of all worlds. Travel-type packs have the option of protecting the...

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  • 4. Umbrella

    Take a backpack or suitcase with you. When it's summer dress lightly, but always bring a sweater, trousers and raincoat along, you never know...Also in winter and autumn it can be very cold. In winter...

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  • 5. Guide Books - Journal

    I must admit that I am a huge fan of the "In Your Pocket" guides. Always when I am in a city which is covered by the In Your Pocket guides I try to get the latest printed issue. So in Amsterdam I...

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  • 6. Backpack

    JUST BRING A BACKPACK U DONT NEED A SUITCASE I WAS IN AMSTERDAM FOR A WEEK ALL I BROUGHT WAS 2 PAIRS OF JEANS 4 SHIRTS AND 2 HOODIES YOU DONT NEED ALOT OF CLOTHING ALL I BROUGHT WAS SOAP, SHAMPOO,...

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  • 7. Voltage Convertor

    Mark all of your bags with ID tags. Tie a ribbon around your luggage so you can ID them when you arrive. The AP is a jungle and this will make it easier for you. Don't expect to go to the country side...

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  • 8. Luggage and Shopping

    My wife and I checked two large roller bags on our flights, that contained mostly clothing. We each had a carry-on that contained, in a worst-case scenario of checked luggage being delayed or lost,...

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  • 9. Packing for Summer

    I think I read somewhere on this site where someone suggested "black, black, black", and I now understand why that is a good suggestion. I was there in late April/early May, and it was still pretty...

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  • 10. Money

    Exchange point in Amsterdam: Exchange Corporation Damrak 12 1012 LG AMSTERDAM Telefoon +3120-6248120 Where: when you come out of Central Station, walk straight on, that's Damrak American...

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  • 11. Camera

    Don't forget your camera ! Amsterdam is very beautiful. For SLR Users , come with wide and zoom lenses , batteries , charger and maybe more memory cards. I use RAW when taking pictures so i returned...

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  • 12. Toiletries and Medications

    Small Wheeled trolley suitcase Usual plus my umbrella When I travel to Amsterdam I am never without my first aid/medicine kit. Medications such as Sudafed or Tylenol Cold which some can find anywhere...

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  • 13. Bring this address: Internet Centre

    There used to be an Easyinternet place nearby but that has closed. I really had to struggle to find an Internet Centre near the Centraal Station. Here is a...

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  • 14. Where to get your laundry done.

    Dutch people do their own laundry. I've not seen a household where there is no washing machine. So laundromats are few and far between. However, if you do...

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  • 15. For java junkies

    Especially for Americans who drink more than their fair share of coffee, I would suggest packing some. While the coffee served here is wonderful, it's sold by...

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  • 16. Amsterdam Pass

    The pass comprises a transportation ticket, admission to the museumsand a Pass guide (a voucher booklet for discounts at restaurants and attractions). The...

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  • 17. The weather

    Wondering what clothes to take in what season. Here is the average weather forcast for the Netherlands : Average temperatures in CelciusJanuary : min = 0.0 max...

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  • 18. everything you need is provided for you

    no need to bring your own pipe, plus the airport security may not like that..i would reccomend bringing a pack of zig zags for that feel good american style...

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  • 19. No Packing List

    There is absolutely nothing you can´t buy when you are in Amsterdam. So no worries, if you forgot something simple buy it! Amsterdam likes to make...

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  • 20. Packing List

    don't be worried about what thigs you bring to Amsterdam, be careful about things you take to your country, remember some thing you can buy with out problems...

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  • 21. Packing List

    Actually, there are a few things easily available in A'dam that you definitely should not pack. Whether it's some truly disgusting pornography or a little...

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  • 22. Take something for everything!

    Only what you can manage Good comfortable walking shoes Buy what you need there unless there is something special you require Definitely bring a camera

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  • 23. Lighters

    Make sure not to have too many lighters in one luggage or bag, if you are a collector like myself, they can be confiscated as a fire hazard.

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Amsterdam What to Pack

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Just bring your every day clothes and some good walking shoes. Yes, it can rain at times, but you will be dry in a museum or bar. Better leave some room to pack your souvenirs on the way back.

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