Cheap Amsterdam is a site designed to cut through the marketing blurb and give you what you want, a quick run down of Amsterdam and great deals on cheap weekend breaks, holidays and flights. At Cheap Amsterdam we have found that no matter how much research you do about a destination you can never replace the experience of going there. So take advantage of the great deals with great cheap flights to Amsterdam and a variety of cheap hotels in Amsterdam you’ll have no excuse not to go.
Cheap Amsterdam’s guide
Amsterdam is a city which you can immediately fall in love with. It’s a place which can appeal to all tastes. Whether you are looking for culture, lively nightlife or just want to relax and soak up the atmosphere Amsterdam is the choice destination.
Amsterdam is the largest city and capital of the Netherlands. Widely recognised for its tolerance and diversity and its famous museums and historical sights it is easy to see why Amsterdam is a top city holiday destination.
In addition to Dutch, French and German (show offs) the Dutch can also speak near perfect English, which just encourages our laziness, but ho hum.
Amsterdam’s layout is determined by the canals so watch your step. The historical centre dates from the 13th century and is surrounded by the Grachtengordel, 5 concentric canals which were excavated in the 17th century. The architecture of the past survives well in modern Amsterdam, the antique house, humpback bridges, cobbled streets and tree-lined canals, making it a truly beautiful city.
Cheap Amsterdam – How to get there
You can enjoy a cheap Amsterdam break by using one of the low cost budget airlines.
The main airport Schiphol is served well by UK airports, with regular cheap flights to Amsterdam from Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, London, Birmingham.
You can also take a more leisurely trip to on the ferry to Amsterdam. The ferry to Amsterdam departs from various ports, Hull, Newcastle and Harwich.
Cheap Amsterdam – Out & About
It is hard to ignore the vices in Amsterdam. The nightlife and in particular the Red Light District are not for the prudish but if that sort of thing does not bother you it is certainly worth a visit, it’s a good laugh. Amsterdam’s liberal attitude towards hash and marijuana has seen a growth in Coffee houses selling these soft drugs – if you’re going to try it out remember don’t inhale! Not checking your pockets after a cheap weekend break in Amsterdam has caused a few people to be detained by HMS customs so be careful coming back.