Very useful guide to the Dutch sights. Best for those
that want to tour around. Includes ratings system and mini-maps of various
cities. 1997, 29,75 guilders.
Holland, The Rough Guide
By Martin Dunford, Jack Holland & Phil Lee.
British guide suits the an-glophone budget traveller best. Extensive and informative.
Rough Guides LTD 1999, 44,05 guilders.
Amsterdam, Eyewitness Travel Guides
By Robin Pascoe & Christopher Catling.
Informative and well-illustrated guide to Amsterdam. Includes a good map,
hotel- and restaurant tips and a lot of practical information. Dorling Kindersley
1995, 62,50 guilders.
Lonely Planet Amsterdam
By Rob van Driesum. The most popular guide for
visitors on a budget. Lots of practical information on Amsterdam. The entire
country is also covered in Western Europe on a shoestring. Lonely Planet Publications.
Amsterdam Guide: 37,60 guilders. Western Europe: 65,50 guilders.
Time Out Amsterdam
British guide to the capital. Most useful for those
who won't get any further than Amsterdam. Penguin 1998, 37,50 guilders.
Some useful telephone numbers in the Netherlands
112 General emergency number for alerting police, fire brigade and ambulance.
0900 9292 Information on public transport in the Netherlands, including
door-to-door itineraries and travel times.
0800 0101 Request collect call from the Netherlands to telephone number
0900 0141 Schiphol airport information service. Information about delays,
arrivals, departure and various hotels.