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Car rental offers in Amsterdam

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable vehicle for the lowest price. Below are some examples from our selection in Amsterdam.
  • For example: Kia Picanto
    Mini class
    For example: Kia Picanto
  • Popular category
    For example: Volkswagen Polo
    Economy class
    For example: Volkswagen Polo
  • For example: Peugeot 308
    Compact class
    For example: Peugeot 308
  • For example: Opel Crossland
    Intermediate class
    For example: Opel Crossland
  • For example: Citroen C5 Aircross
    Standard class
    For example: Citroen C5 Aircross
  • For example: Mercedes C Class
    Full-size class
    For example: Mercedes C Class
  • For example: Mercedes E 200
    Luxury class
    For example: Mercedes E 200
  • For example: Opel Astra Sport Tourer
    Station wagon class
    For example: Opel Astra Sport Tourer

Car rental companies in Amsterdam

Below are the car rental companies in Amsterdam with the best ratings. Compare all ratings and prices of these rental companies in one search.
  • Alamo Rent a Car
    8.6 (7079)
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  • Europcar
    8.5 (5891)
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  • Enterprise
    8.2 (1482)
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  • Budget
    8.1 (7658)
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  • Hertz
    8 (5445)
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  • SIXT Rent a Car
    8 (2228)
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  • Avis
    8 (4675)
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  • Thrifty
    7.9 (4155)
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  • Dollar Rent a Car
    7.8 (3538)
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  • Goldcar
    6.3 (2719)
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Car rental companies in and around Amsterdam

 

Car rental locations in Amsterdam

Available locations in Amsterdam:

Amsterdam Central Station
Aaron Coplandstraat 6
Hoogoorddreef 90
Nassaukade 380
Overtoom 197
Overtoom 333

Information about Amsterdam

"Amsterdam, that great city, is built on stilts". The first line of an old nursery rhyme, freely translated. The capital of the Netherlands stands on swampy ground and therefore all buildings must be piled. The piles aren't visible and the second line of the rhyme -"If that city would once collapse, who would pay the bills?" will never materialize.

The fact that Amsterdam is built in a wet area is visible by the numerous canals in the city with beautiful old houses, where the richer Amsterdam lives, both in the past as the present. In the evening and during the night the canals and bridges are nicely illuminated. A canal cruise is one of the top attractions. From the water you will get a much better view of the city, compared to walking around. The guide will draw your attention to all kinds of interesting details (like the narrowest house of Amsterdam, only a door wide!)

De Jordaan, on the west side of the center, used to be a poor neighborhood. This changed in the eighties of the last century. People discovered the charm of this district, with its many narrow streets and picturesque houses. Those houses were often dilapidated, but people with money had the possibilities to restore them. Now, de Jordaan is a trendy residential area with specialty shops, art galleries and a variety of restaurants. On Saturdays a farmers market is held on the Noordermarkt.

Just like Jordan, the Pijp (just south of the center) was a dilapidated working-class neighborhood. Today it is called the "Quartier Latin" of Amsterdam. The heart of the district is the famous Albert Cuyp market. In the streets around it you can find excellent restaurants.

Close to the Central Station is where the notorious Red Light District begins. The Rosse buurt is one of the oldest districts of the city. Unfortunately the beautiful historic facades are barely visible through all the neon signs. In and around the Wallen you will also find the best Asian restaurants in Amsterdam.

Traditional entertainment areas are the Leidseplein (Leiden Square) and Rembrandtplein (Rembrandt Square). If you are looking for a more local atmosphere, visit the cafes and bars in the districts mentioned above; de Jordaan and de Pijp.

Amsterdam has a good range of accommodation in all categories, but struggles with a shortage of hotel beds during the summer months in particular. If you want to visit Amsterdam during peak season, it is advisable to book your hotel room well in advance.

In and around Amsterdam

The Amsterdam museums have great appeal. Three of the top museums lie close to each other, surrounding the museum square. Firstly, of course, the Rijksmuseum (National Museum) with the world famous Night Watch by Rembrandt, but other great paintings as well by, Johan Vermeer, Jan Steen and Frans Hals amongst others.

The Van Gogh Museum has the largest collection of Vincent van Gogh's paintings in the world, while the Stedelijk Museum specializes in international, contemporary art.

The Amsterdam Historical Museum shows how the town developed from a simple fishing village to a powerful trade city.

Of another caliber is the Anne Frank House, near the Westerkerk (Wester Church) and at the edge of the Jordan. During World War II this was the hiding place of the Jewish girl Anne Frank. She wrote her diary here, which was published under the title "Het Achterhuis" ("The Secret Annex") after the war.

The Netherlands is a flat country of which a large part was recovered at sea by land reclamation. Just north of Amsterdam you can see the perfect example of this. The countryside north of the city is called Waterland. You can see polders as flat as a pancake here, cut by ditches to drain the water. In this area you can find historic towns like Durgerdam, Volendam, Marken and Edam. In Zaandam you can find the Zaansche Schans, with historic wooden houses and - of course - windmills.

The Netherlands is not only a flat, but also a small country. The large harbor of Rotterdam, the political capital of The Hague and the bustling Utrecht are all within an hours drive from Amsterdam.

You can only admire the beautiful flowers of the Keukenhof in Lisse in the spring. This impressive flower exhibition can be reached via the A4 (about 35 kilometers from Amsterdam).

Many Amsterdammers go to the North Sea coast in the summer. Prime destination is Zandvoort and this causes long traffic jams on hot days on the roads towards here. Quieter beaches are further north (Bergen, Castricum or Egmond).

Parking

Parking in Amsterdam is expensive. Virtually everywhere in town you have to pay for street parking. If you exceed the parking limit by only a few minutes, you will get a wheel clamp. These are only removed after paying a hefty fine. There are some parking garages in and around the center of the city. Much better is to park your car on the outskirts of Amsterdam (near the stadium Amsterdam Arena, in Amsterdam North or at Sloterdijk Station in the west of the city) and continue by public transport.

Amsterdam Airport

The airport of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, is located 15 kilometers southwest of the city, along the highway A4 (Amsterdam - The Hague). This airport is located - typically Dutch - in a polder. You arrive at or depart about four to five meters below sea level! Schiphol is one of the busiest airports in Europe. Only London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt handle more passengers each year.

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