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Schiphol: the world’s lowest lying airport

Did you know that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the world's lowest lying airport? The airport is located on reclaimed land at 4.5m below sea level.
Transavia PH-XRZ

Transavia Dutch lowcost airline

Did you know that Transavia started operations exactly 45 years ago? With 29 Boeing 737's the Dutch lowcost airline flies about 5 million passengers...

85% of the Dutch population regularly rides a bicycle

Did you know that 85% of the Dutch population regularly rides a bicycle?
BOB means 'consciously sober driver'

B.O.B. means ‘consciously sober driver’

Designated driver? In the Netherlands we call them BOB ('Bewust Onbeschonken Bestuurder' which translates into 'consciously sober driver'). BOB is a person who sets a...
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Did you know that KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name? KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded...
Dutch Railways

Over 1 million passengers a day for Dutch Railways

Did you know that NS (Dutch Railways) was founded in 1938 after 2 railway companies merged? Today NS handles over 1 million passengers a...

More bicycles than people

Did you know there are more bicycles than people in the Netherlands?

Unlimited travel day ticket Amsterdam

Did you know that the GVB day ticket (€7.50) provides 24 hours of unlimited travel on all 15 tram routes, 41 bus routes and...

DAF; as fast in reverse as they drive forward

Did you know that the first DAF passenger car was introduced in 1958? DAF Variomatic cars are legendary for the fact that they go...

Take tram line 2 for a beautiful ride in Amsterdam

Did you know that Amsterdam tram line 2 is considered one of the most beautiful tram rides in the world? It takes you along...