Unfortunately, the coronavirus will affect your stay in Amsterdam. Are you currently in Amsterdam? Or will you soon be traveling to Amsterdam? Then there are measures that you have to take into account. Below we have provided an overview of the measures that the municipality of Amsterdam has taken to combat COVID-19.
Until Wednesday May 20th, food and beverage occasions, such as restaurants and terraces, coffee shops, sex establishments and sports clubs, such as gyms, swimming pools and sports halls are closed. Also, all gatherings are prohibited until 1 September, even gatherings of less than 100 people. All locations such as museums, theatres, Artis and also the Keukenhof are therefore closed.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
The coronavirus has a major influence on the tourism sector from all over the world. Air traffic, for example, has been greatly reduced. Also in Amsterdam, air travel from several (high risk) countries has stopped completely. Are you traveling via Schiphol and do you want to know more about your flight and what precautions Amsterdam Schiphol Airport takes? Click here.
In view of recent developments and newly announced government measures, most hotels have closed all restaurants until Wednesday, May 20. The hotels are open. Most hotels do offer room service. Our advice is to get in touch with the relevant hotel.
Where to eat during coronavirus in Amsterdam?
As said, all food and beverage occasions are not accessible. However, delivery and collection of meals is possible at most restaurants. Check the website of the concerning restaurant before you go collect your meal. Or… even better, let the restaurant deliver your meal to your hotel or apartment. Click here to read more about food delivery services in Amsterdam.
Public transport in Amsterdam
Public transport has been forced by Corona and the cabinet’s precautions to use fewer vehicles and to adjust the timetable. But for now all public transport will continue to run. Click here for the current timetable/
Your stay in Amsterdam
It is still possible to take a walk outside. Try to walk in remote places as much as possible. Avoid busy places, such as the beach, the Amsterdamse Bos and other parks in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, these places attract many people and are therefore not very suitable to visit at the moment.
TIP: As there are no restaurants open, make sure to bring your own thermos with a hot drink for after the walk.
Measures for COVID-19
- Wash your hands regularly
- Cough and sneeze into the inside of your elbow
- Use tissue paper and throw them away immediately after use
- Do not shake hands
- Keep 1.5 meters apart
- Stay inside as much as possible