Amsterdam and Holland Pass

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The Holland Pass includes Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Rotterdam, and more. Each pass comes with 2, 5, or 7 tickets to different attractions, a 280-page guidebook, public transportation, and fast track entry, plus a discount card for savings at shops and restaurants. Passes are good until March of the following year, so there’s no pressure to visit all of your chosen attractions in just a few days.

You don’t receive prepaid vouchers to specific sites, or a smartcard that gets presented at each attraction. Instead you’ll receive a certain amount of different kinds of tickets, designated as “tulip ticket,” “windmill ticket,” or “wooden shoe ticket.” The number and type of tickets depends on which package you purchase. Then, the guidebook tells you which ticket each attraction takes. For example, at Artis Royal Zoo, you “pay” with one tulip ticket, or you can choose to use the discount card, which is 10% off for this particular attraction. At the Amsterdam ArenA tour, you can use either the tulip ticket or the windmill ticket, or opt just to use the 25% off discount.

Top Included Amsterdam Attractions

Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum
Heineken Experience
Keukenhof Gardens
Madame Tussauds
The Amsterdam Dungeon

See the complete list of attractions and tours in the sidebar.

What’s Good?

It’s the only pass in the Netherlands that has fast track entry. You can skip the line at Madame Tussauds, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, The Amsterdam Dungeon, Madurodam, and Keukenhof Gardens.

What Could get better?

It’s not a very straightforward program. You’ll need to do some careful planning to be sure that you’re using your different ticket categories where you’ll get the most financial benefit.

Get Your Money’s Worth

This pass requires a lot of research to make sure you’re getting the most for your money. For example, both the hop-on-hop-off trolley and the Van Gogh Museum take the tulip ticket. The trolley is normally €20 and the museum is €14, so not all of the same category of tickets represent the same amount of savings.

Insider Tips

Special exhibitions at museums like the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum may require an additional surcharge.

Tulip season is from the end of March through the end of May and is a beautiful time to visit the city, especially combined with a stop at the Amsterdam Tulip Museum and Keukenhof Gardens (which aren’t open any other time of year).

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Where to Buy It

The card is available at many outlets. You can buy it at Expedia, Orbitz or Travelocity or you can buy it once you get to Amsterdam but these are not great options as you may pay more. The best place the buy the card is at the Viator website. Viator guarantees the lowest prices, no-fee cancelling, no-fee date changes, 24/7 customer care, and airline miles (with a minimum spend)