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Car rental Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Amsterdam Airport, better known as Schiphol (IATA: AMS, ICAO: EHAM) is the Netherlands' principal international airport, located 9.1 kilometers southwest of Amsterdam. Its nearest airport is Rotterdam Airport (RTM). Handling more than 40 million passengers annually, it is ranked as Europe's 5th busiest airport by passenger traffic, only surpassed by London Heathrow, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Frankfurt Airport, Madrid Barajas Airport. Schiphol airport is the primary hub for KLM, Transavia and Arkefly. It has been granted the award of the best airport in the world and frequently reviewed as the best airport in Europe by British business newspaper, Business Traveler.

Rent a car at Schiphol airport

Car rental at Schiphol Airport is popular among tourists travelling in Amsterdam and the the Netherlands. There is a full range of companies that offer car rental at Schiphol airport, such as Europcar, Hertz, Avis, Budget, etc. Their counters are located in Schiphol Plaza. Moreover, there are many car rental offices located around the Overtoom, a long street nearby Leidseplein. From Overtoom you can take a straight drive to reach the A10 Amsterdam ring road that connects the Dutch motorway system. Since Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, receiving over 4.5 million international visitors annually, it is important to book a rental car prior to your trip for better rates and ample availability. You can rent a car at Amsterdam airport from international car hire broker holidaycars.com. With an extensive network of suppliers of car rental at Schiphol, it is able to offer you WOW Low Cost product up to 30% cheaper than the equivalent.

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Contact

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Post office box 7501
1118 ZG Schiphol
The Netherlands

Airport codes

IATA airport code: AMS
ICAO airport code: EHAM

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Tips and experiences for Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Our customers rated Amsterdam Schiphol airport with an average of 9.3 based on 66 ratings, and these are the most recent tips, experiences and highlights.

09-03-2020
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Clean, great service and easy to find your way round.
24-02-2020
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Traveling expands your mind. Travel light and often!
06-02-2020
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Drive up north to the city of Groningen. With lots of students around, it has a very positive vibe plus it's a bit cheaper than other cities in the Netherlands.
18-01-2020
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When travelling to the Netherlands passing cars on the right side is not allowed.. keep driving right so cars can pass on the left side. Make sure a car stops before using a cross walk... it is not like Canada where most people stop
17-01-2020
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Go and see the flower fields and the area in the north of Holland with the canals, little Venice of the north, they call it. Don't miss Amsterdam, The Hague, and if you like modern: Rotterdam. Great Museums, and food for all tastes in the big cities. Enjoy this great little country.
03-01-2020
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With your rental car go see Holland while it is still above water. As most of the country lies below sea level, when the threat of climate change continues, and the sea levels keep rising, there will eventually be serious problem. So enjoy this lovely little country and it canals, beautiful houses and green fields while it is still there! Do rent with Budget/Avis, as at least you will not have to worry about the car. This company and their cars are perfect and will give you an enjoyable drive throw the Lower Lands!!
03-01-2020
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Passport control was quite fast, and also very positive communication from passport control officials.
26-12-2019
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תכנן היטב את הטיול בעונות העמוסות הזמן מלונות מראש נסה כל סוגי המסעדות הזמן מראש כרטיסים למוזאונים אסור לפספס הופעה של אנדרה ראיו
24-12-2019
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Arrival at Schiphol is quite quick with automated passport readers. Juggling passport baggage, coats and specs can be a bit of a problem. The airport is very big so allow plenty of time to find your way around. once through passport control there is a vast array of shopping and food vendors. The signage is pretty good to find the way to courtesy coaches etc. In departures facilities are good with quick and easy automated check in. The security screening is especially good,where nothing needs to be taken out of bags for screening. Staff are friendly and helpful.
30-10-2019
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This car rental was by far a better vehicle in Amsterdam, then our week previous car rental in Ireland. In Ireland we opted into paying for an automatic due to driving on the wrong side of road etc. We were very disappointed with that car, one the car wasn't as comfortable and no arm rest so I kept leaning into the driver. Not very worth the extra we paid. The car we got through you we hadn't heard of before, but we were very happy, and will definitely get it again.
17-08-2019
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The airport has a good airport plaza where you can practically get all stuffs you need and you can utilize them even if you are not traveling. Boots pharmacy to use for any quick medicine Albert heijn available for any quick grocery. ATM available in plenty for any cash needs. H&M and many other outlets for any clothing needs. Lyca and lebara prepaid points available for any Sim needs
16-08-2019
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Tips for all. Please understand how to use the cruise control in the car. It is very important to control the speed of the car during long trip.
28-07-2019
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- Rent a bike in Amsterdam; it's a relatively small city center and the best way to explore the city like the locals do. - You shouldn't miss the canal boat tours - For a real local bar, go to "Dijk 120" at the Zeedijk 120 in the Red Light district - For local shopping, go to the Albert Cuypmarkt or Waterlooplein market - Check online offers for discount in restaurants - If it's hot, go to the beach in Zandvoort or Bloemendaal aan Zee
26-07-2019
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Museum shops inside airport, last chance to get souvenirs there if failed to shop at Rijksmuseum. Yotel and Mercure hotel are available and good for transit for long flight. Taxi to city is not too expensive for a group of 3-5, we took Tesla model X to city at less than Euro45. Airport signs are not too adequate take note which departure hall to go, though these are connected inside immigration. Wifi is great and simple to use. AH supermarket is very popular in city, and one in airport too.
12-07-2019
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Be mindful of the size of the suitecases you bring aling and if these will fit in the trunk of the car. Always take insurance and inspect the car when you receive it.
17-06-2019
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Do rent your car as much in advance as possible for the very best rates. When traveling from Schiphol airport, make sure to be on time, the airport can be very busy, especially on holidays and during the summer months. There's lots to do and see at Schiphol airport, so take your time. Schiphol offers a unique shopping experience, with over 200 stores, varying from your regular newsstand to Gassan Diamonds, an exclusive Hermes store etc. Restaurants vary from fast food to some wonderful full-service restaurants. There is a hotel available behind customs, as well as a casino, health spa, and massage centers.
14-06-2019
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Follow the instructions received to arrive to the rental point Be ready for 15-20 minutes paper work Make sure that you read carefully the rental and insurance conditions to avoid any delays delays Have ready the credit card used for reservation. Keep in mind that only this card is accepted for deposits for insurance and keep on it the requested amount as per instructions
27-05-2019
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Not only visit the beautiful Amsterdam, but also the smaller cities/villages around like, zaandam, koog aan de zaan, bloemendaal aan zee etc.
07-05-2019
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The airport is centered on a large indoor plaza with shops, restaurants, cafes, information centers and car rental facilities. It's great because you have very easy access to trains serving the airport.
05-04-2019
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The best way to get to know a country is to dig in the culture of the country.. Typical Dutch things that you have to do is eating: bitterballen/kroketten, haring, dropjes, stroopwafels, hagelslag, frikandel speciaal, pannekoeken, poffertjes and in the winter a Dutch stampot! The must see city of course is Amsterdam, enough to see and do over there! Go the Dutch way and rent a bicycle! Another must do is the Efteling! An amazing theme park for young and old! And when you don’t have to much time, but still want to see a lot of Holland, go to Madurodam! Holland in miniature!
07-03-2019
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Great open space and food and eating court
28-02-2019
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The trains to the airport are not always working
27-02-2019
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Go visit Rotterdam, much better experience than Amsterdam.
04-02-2019
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Check for each part of the vehicle before lifting. They are looking to make you pay a lot with fees and a payment requirement for any minor damage
16-01-2019
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walking shoes as car pick up is a long walk from rental office in arrivals area.
09-01-2019
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Prepare before hand, make sure you have the car that fits for you. If you travel in Europe and you are coming from the USA, don't get too big of a car. I am finding that the small streets in the Netherlands and the small spaces in parking garages are increasingly difficult for me to navigate even though I grew up in the NL>
26-11-2018
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Airport, is cool with all the facilities available for a modern airport.
02-10-2018
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Schiphol is a world class airport. It is becoming crowded now but people move easily and quickly through it.
01-10-2018
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red light district at night. walks around the canals at night.
24-09-2018
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red lights during night. walks around the canals (at night will be better). zaanse schans for a nice windmill and old dutch living experience. pub crawls.
17-09-2018
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Pre-book car hire and take your own additional insurance. Consider the use of personal wifi/internet, this allows you to use your phone and sat nav. Research your destination and car parking due to parking costs. Visit the Red Light Area of Amsterdam both during the day and night, take in the atmosphere Visit the WWI sites, remember those who cave so much. Take a boat trip down the many canals and see the history of Amsterdam
19-02-2018
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Prepare long walk to your car Take escavator Be carefull for speedcameras in NL
31-01-2018
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Once with the shuttle bus at Hoofddorp, you find out that it is far more easy to find you road than if you take a car at the AirPort . It minimises the risks in particular after a long distance flight with jet lag.
18-01-2018
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Great airport. Single terminal, excellent shopping
09-01-2018
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Schiphol has grown but not lost any of the Dutch Hospitality and International flavour of Amsterdam! Efficiency and warmth awaits your arrival and It is so cosy one could just have a Holiday there without stepping out onto the Trains below to see Central Amsterdam. Newest but hidden is the New Indonesian Togo "restaurant" near Gate 1 whose servings are a culinary delight. Don't Miss it
18-07-2017
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Despite this airport is getting busier by the year, it's well managed and offer lots of facilities and services also to families with children. Ensure you arrive as early as possible and have an enjoyable stay like you would by going to any other large shopping mall with great dining and drinking locations. This will guarantee a much more relaxed start of your family holidays or return flight back home ;-)
15-07-2017
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I had a really nice experience with your company, the car was perfect, clean and met our expectations perfectly. we have made a beautifull trip too switserland an I had no negatives to report. The pickup an return were smoothly. the staff was very friendly and clear explanations were given I am sure that we will rent another car with you next year again. many thanks for everything !
13-07-2017
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Easy to access. Public transport available for every look and corner of the country with well connected bus and trains. Free and fast one hour wifi available. Directions to all the necessary services are clearly indicated. Childcare facilities are available at all most all the rest rooms. Clean airport and most of the people speak english and will help you without any reservations. Really like the directions to official taxi. I also liked the "IAMSTERDAM" in front of the building. Only bad thing is the unofficial taxi drivers pampering tourists as soon as you come out of the plaza. During peak hours, Travel by public transport is much faster than traveling by taxi
25-02-2017
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Book by holiday vey good
11-02-2017
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I took the car to The United Kingdom and it was perfect.
04-02-2017
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Museums, Northern villages, or go to Rotterdam.
03-02-2017
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Red light district
03-02-2017
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Canal tour, museums (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh, etc), Anne Frank House, Bloemengracht, Red Light district, Leidseplein, Rembrandtplein, Heineken experience, dinner/tour on canal with small boat, cycling thru city, and many more !
13-01-2017
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I am not a tourist
02-01-2017
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The nine street in Amsterdam are a very nice experience
28-08-2016
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Stay in Purmerend Hameshire golfhotel and visit from there ,Monnickendam, Edam, Hoorn, Volendam, Marken, Alkmaar, Zaandam, Amsterdam all in one nutcase beautiful.
13-08-2016
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prepare your stay, and the Dappert market or Albert Kuip market is almost a must. We liked the mills of Kinderdijk and think that there are many interesting and almost secret, worthwhile, destinations. E.g did you ever knew that there is the Pyramid of Austerlitz in Holland? Or the huge Obelisk of Baarn/soestdijk. Or the Spinoza Museum, etc etc. all historic icons and places we previously visited to enjoy and to learn something.
13-08-2016
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Giethoorn it's a must go place. Museums are so attractive. Never park at a public parking spots. Use private ones they are cheapest.
18-07-2016
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Even when using a satnav take a map to find areas of interest.
12-07-2016
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Visit leidseplein and prinsegracht. Bike in VONDEL PARK
27-06-2016
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canal boat ride, amsterdam downtown, shopping
16-06-2016
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I haven't been visiting Amsterdam during my stay in the Netherlands. I have to give 5 stars as I know Amsterdam from previous visits.
10-06-2016
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Do not hire a car for Amsterdam only.
05-06-2016
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Go to the jordaan
24-05-2016
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We actually went to Zwolle, Giethorn, Apeldoorn and Arnhem, all of which were very good. I'd particularly recommend the Palais Het Loo in Apeldoorn and a boat trip in Giethorn.
24-05-2016
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Amsterdam is a must visit .
19-05-2016
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it is a crowded city, better travel with the public transport. finding a parking lot in the city center is difficult and the rate is expensive.
13-05-2016
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Nice place, convenient.
11-04-2016
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Anne Frank museum. Watch out for bikes.
20-01-2016
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Amsterdam has a lot to offer
05-01-2016
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The place to be
19-12-2015
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I am here for business.
14-12-2015
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As a minimum, some type of SatNav. Mine was invaluable and could not have found my way around otherwise.
06-11-2015
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Van Gogh museus and Anne Frank museum
05-11-2015
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Walking around, shopping, museums and eat at Oriental City!
11-06-2015
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Nice city for walk. Hard for drive. You should be a good driver.