General Information Plan your trip to Amsterdam This article tries to answer the most frequently asked questions about Amsterdam, including the official spoken language, business hours, average prices… Travel insurance If you are traveling to Amsterdam, you might want to look up the various types of travel insurances that exist for the Netherlands like the EHIC. Read more Language Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands. Learn how to say the basic words in Nederlands to get by during your stay in the country,altough English is widely spoken. Read more Climate The weather averages in Amsterdam are very similar to those in London, although the temperature is a little lower and level of rainfall somewhat higher. Read more Public Holidays Find out when the Netherlands celebrates its public holidays and when the most important festivities take place and what landmarks and museums close. Read more You may also be interested in General Information Learn about Amsterdam’s general information, including the city’s time zone, electric outlets and population before your travel, so you can plan your holidays. Travel insurance Learn about the various types of travel and health insurances that exist for the Netherlands, in case you either lose your passport or suitcase, or it is stolen.