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Located in the province of North Holland in the western Netherlands, Amsterdam is the capital of the nation and has a city population of over 870,000 and an urban population of over 1.5 million. An iconic tourist destination full of distinctive gabled houses, cute bridges and busy canals, it’s known as ‘the Venice of the North’. One of the world’s most popular short break destinations, the city is famous for its bohemian ambience which blossomed in the 1960s, world-class museums, and cutting-edge designers and architects. You can’t possibly feel bored here because there’s something for everyone from hedonistic pleasure seekers to reserved intellectuals, while nature reserves, fishing villages, windmills and flower fields in the environs are ripe for four-wheeled exploration.

Prices for hiring a small car in Amsterdam like a Kia Picanto start at just €24.04 when you book off-season, it’s €28.23 for a slightly larger Seat Leon and a rugged Suzuki Vitara ̶ ideal if you like an elevated driving position ̶ is €32.47 per day. Enter your dates and details in our search engine and choose from a range of great deals. Amsterdam car hire from Enjoy Travel is legendarily laid-back ̶ just like the chilled out city itself!

Guide to Amsterdam

The ‘Dam stimulates all of your senses, from the revitalising smell of fresh flowers and the lip-smacking flavours of chips with mayonnaise, to bijou bridges decked in fairy lights, arresting museum masterpieces and bass-heavy vibes in bars and clubs. There are endless distractions for all tastes here, but it’s also just a brilliant place to simply sit in a comfy kerbside café and while away a few hours watching the world go by.

The Dutch capital Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations and offers a diverse selection of attractions. One way to explore them is by car rental in Amsterdam. It gives you a freedom of choice and mobility.

Amsterdam is home to some of the world famous museums, like Amstelkring museum, Van Gogh museum, or Rembrandt house. If you like war history Resistance museum is another great place to visit, not to mention Anne Frank house.

Amsterdam is known for its canals. Take Prinsengracht, for example. They are prevalent throughout the centre and are lined with picturesque, narrow streets. Along this street, you will find a blend of traditional food stores along with top designer fashion stores. There are nice parks as well, like Wondelpark or Amsterdamse Bos. Children will love Artis zoo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Many visitors to Rotterdam are magnetised by its architecture and design ̶ if brilliant buildings are your bag, you can visit the Rem Koolhaas-designed De Rotterdam tower at the South Bank, the ravishing redeveloped Centraal Station or the striking Erasmus Bridge. There’s also a slew of artisan coffee roasteries, various world-class art collections and museums in the Museumpark sector, the antique harbour at Delfshaven, relaxing riverside cruises and bouncing bars and clubs.

Amsterdam is just as famous for its Coffe shops and Red Light District. At night, the city comes alive with an eclectic mix of lively bars and nightclubs and more chilled-out riverside spots. The city of Amsterdam really does have everything to offer everyone. One thing is for sure when visiting Amsterdam, to make the most of your trip and to be sure not to miss an ounce of culture this city has to offer you will need to be able to get around by car.

Eating out in Amsterdam

From tasty streetfood to haute cuisine, Amsterdam’s food scene is varied and vibrant. At plush Janz you can enjoy classics brought bang up to date like lobster risotto and dover sole, Sotto Pizza serves the best disc-shaped delicacies in the city and Moeders specialises in stamppot, a Dutch classic made from sausage, bacon, cabbage and mashed potato. This is merely a soupçon of what Amsterdam has to offer ̶ you’ll discover much more when you get there!

Transport in Amsterdam

Rotterdam Airport (RTM) IS 8.2km from the city centre, Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is 51km away and Eindhoven in 78.2km.

The RET public transport system is extensive and includes buses, trains and a metro ̶ various passes are available for the city centre and beyond, including a tourist day ticket that includes unlimited travel across all of South Holland by any means of transport.

You drive on the right in Amsterdam.Beware of pedestrians and cyclists and apply caution at intersections where there may be no signage.

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FAQs about car hire in the Amsterdam

Most frequently asked questions about hiring a car in the Amsterdam

Distance from Breda to Amsterdam is 55 miles (88 km).
Amsterdam is without a doubt the most popular and one of the most expensive cities in Netherlands. Per day you'll spend about €127.
Amsterdam is a city best explored via bike so renting a car is not really necessary, but if you'd like to take a roadtrip around the city, it could be worth it.
As mentioned above, riding a bike around the city, along its canals and its picturesque city streets, is the best way to see Amsterdam
The best time to visit Amsterdam is from May to September.
It's €241 for a week, or €34 per day.
It's €748 for a month, or €24 per day.
Price of fuel in Amsterdam is between €1.32 and €1.29 per litre.