First-timer or old-hand? Get the most from your Amsterdam weekend
Amsterdam Card (iamsterdam. com) Provides admission to more than 30 museums (though not the Rijksmuseum), a canal cruise, and discounts at shops, entertainment venues and restaurants. Also includes a GVB transit pass. Useful for quick visits to the city. Available at V V V I Amsterdam Visitor Centres and some hotels.
Museumkaart (museumkaart. nl) Free and discounted entr y to some 400 museums all over the countr y for one year. Purchase it at participating museum ticket counters and some hotels.
Holland Pass (hollandpass.com) Similar to the Amsterdam Card, but without the rush for usage; you can visit sights over a month. Prices are based on the number of attractions, which you pick from tiers (the most popular/ expensive sights are gold tier). Also includes a train ticket from the airport to the city, and a canal cruise. Purchase it online; pick-up locations include Schiphol Airport and the city centre.