Amsterdam Warnings Or Dangers Tips by dila

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Dont Park here Driving & Parking Review

When you see a cross where you want to park dont park your car here.
It can be that it is sharing a car place like for car2go, connectcars.
It can be only for police
It can be a special Handicap parking mostly you will see a licenseplate sign.

Your car will be tow away

for cheaper parking look on the map web link

I dont think there is any free parking in Amsterdam no more

Website: http://www.parkeren-amsterdam.com/parking-amsterdam

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  • Written Mar 20, 2012
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Public Transport Tickets Beggars & Scams Review

You cant buy public transport tickets on the street.
You can only buy them at the public transport itself or some offices like at Tickets and Info at Central station, Station Zuid (South) Also possible to buy more day tickets here.
Holland pass you need to give the coupon for public transport at the office you buy this pass.

The scam works like this i have seen 1 person doing it.
He asks tickets from people leaving the tram or picks tickets up from the street.
He sells them to you or go with you and asks a bigger price often then they costs for the service he gave. The person i know he scams is tall is white and has sometimes a coat with nr 88 on the back.

a ticket works when you check in and get a green light and 1 beep. you read a date or goede ries or overstap check out always you read tot ziens
not working red light 2 beeps.

If you dont have a valid ticket it can cost you 37.70 euro

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 20, 2012
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(Schiphol) Taxi Taxis Review

To reconize a Taxi

Taxi on top of the car

Blue license plate Yellow dont use it ( it is possible but just dont use it as it is someone who
waits for new license plate so the change is almost 0%)

a meter were you can see the price visible and near that a pass with ID of the taxi driver.

Think a taxi will be around 40 euro's from Schiphol to Amsterdam

Know taxi company TCA , Meerlanden, schipholtaxi

will put the TCA weblink as you can see some prices there
use the Calculate price & Book online link

Do you have a complain about a taxi
http://www.taxiklacht.nl/pages/taxiklacht/HOME?windowuid=uid1332237739

Website: http://www.tcataxi.nl/en/frontpage

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 20, 2012
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fake police Fake Police Review

people who say they are from the police
they say that they think you have false money or drugs
the want to see your wallet and then the steel your money.
special tourists from asia beware.
most of the fake cops are from east europe.
real police see pictures on the website.
phonenumbers
emergency 112
non emergncy 0900-8844

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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pickpockets at crowded places Pickpockets Review

pickpockets
crowded places like markets, shops, public transport or the museum area
you find pickpockets
so dont show your money or things with value

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 14, 2002
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food and drinks Beggars & Scams Review

dont take food or drinks from strange people
they can put drugs in it
this happened one time with cookies and drinks for girls (rapedrugs)

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  • Written Sep 14, 2002
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