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Dutch Export Import and Foreign Trade

Dutch Export Import and Foreign Trade Netherlands economy is heavily based on foreign trade; third largest world exporter of agricultural and market gardening products. The location of the Netherlands is a perfect place for this because it gives the country easy access to the markets in UK and Germany. This is majorly helped by the location of the Rotterdam port, which is also the largest port in Europe. Major...

Dutch Export Import, Foreign Trade & VAT Tax Refund

Dutch Export Import, Foreign Trade & VAT Tax Refund

Dutch Money Matters

Dutch Guilder - Dutch Money Matters General Safety Information Before you go, organize a variety of ways to access your money overseas, such as credit cards, travellers' cheques, cash, debit cards or cash cards. Australian currency and travelers cheques are not accepted in many countries. Consult with your bank to find out which is the most appropriate currency to carry and whether your ATM card will work...

Netherlands Radio Medical Service (RMD) For Ships At Sea

[title-raw] The Netherlands Radio Medical Service (RMD) of the Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM http://www.knrm.nl/) is manned by five doctors. They can be reached 24 hours a day for emergencies by means of the Netherlands Coast Guard Centre (KWC) and can make contact within ten minutes. Please make non-urgent requests for advice between 06:00 and 20:00 UTC The Netherlands...

Medical services at the airport

[title-raw] Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has a 24-hour First Aid Post where you can go if you need emergency first aid. This post is also open at certain hours to provide the services of a general practitioner and to obtain medical examinations. There is also a pharmacy that makes it convenient to pick up your medications at Schiphol before your departure. The First Aid Post and the...

Dutch Drugs Policy and Medical Facilities

Dutch Apotheek (Drugstore) and Medical Facilities The drug policy of the Netherlands is marked by its distinguishing between so called "soft" and "hard drugs". An often used argument is that alcohol, which is a hard drug, is legal and a soft drug can't be more dangerous to society if its controlled. In 2007, several American visitors reported experiencing excessive drowsiness, confusion, dizziness, and nausea after drinking...

Dutch Liquor laws

Dutch Alcoholic beverages laws Sales of liquor (Liquor availability): From the age of 16 it is legally allowed to buy beer and wine. To buy liquor you must be 18 years old. Alcoholic beverages are for sale at liquor stores and supermarkets. Supermarkets only sell beer, wine and alcoholic beverages with an alcohol percentage up to 12 to 13 percent. Drinking and driving: It is prohibited to drive if you...

Dutch Coffee shops

Dutch Coffee shops Amsterdam's relaxed policy towards the legal availability of high quality weed and hash is common knowledge all over the world. but the word coffee shop in Amsterdam means something totally different to what coffee shop means in any other country around the world. Coffee shops have been operating in the Netherlands since 1972 and there are now more than 800 such establishments...

Restrictions on smoking

Restrictions on smoking In Holland Increasingly more companies and public buildings are banning smoking as they are concerned for the health of their employees and want to create a healthier work environment. Most of these companies and public buildings have set aside areas where smoking is allowed. The Netherlands implemented the Tobacco Act in 2002 which banned smoking in places of public access, government...

Dutch Coffee shops and Smoking

Dutch Coffee shops and Smoking

Dutch Organization for People with Ill health, Psychiatric and Social problems of All Ages

Dutch Organization for People with Ill health, Psychiatric and Social problems These Welfare Organizations are for sharing knowledge, advice, exchange ideas & support to people with mental or physical disability, chronic illness, rehabilitation, care and welfare in the Netherlands of all ages (Children, Youth, Teen, Adult & Elderly People): Travelers with disabilities visiting Holland, Netherlands: http://hollandtour.org/visitors-disabilities....

Visitors with disabilities

Visitors with disabilities Holland has a leading position with regard to the accessibility of public buildings and information on this. Increasingly more businesses in the tourism and leisure industry make their premises more easily accessible. If premises are found to be independently accessible for wheelchair users, the International Accessibility Symbol (IAS) is awarded. Over the past years much...

Duch Tipping, Time zones, Weights & measures, Clothing

Dutch Clothing and Traditional Costume Tipping Value added tax and service charges are included in hotel, night clubs sightseeing companies, shopping bills and taxi fares. Tips for extra service are always appreciated but not necessary. It is customary to give taxi drivers a tip of about 10%. Check more details: Dutch Export Import, Foreign Trade & VAT Tax Refund Time zones Holland is in the Central European...

The Dutch Climate

  Jan Feb Mrch April May Jun July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Den Helder                         ground station De Kooy (north-west)                         Average hours...

The Netherlands War Graves Foundation (Oorlogsgravenstichting)

Netherlands War Graves Foundation (Oorlogsgravenstichting) “To the devoted care of wargraves every nation is in honour bound" - On September 13th, 1946, this thought led to the establishment of the Netherlands War Graves Foundation (Oorlogsgravenstichting). The aim was to organize and see to the continuous upkeep of the graves of Dutch war victims, as well as the commemoration of those with no known grave. Since 1956 the Foundation...
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