Travelling and going on holiday

12 january 2021: The information on this website will shortly be updated on the basis of the most recent press conference held on 12 january at 7 pm

People living in the Netherlands are advised to stay at home as much as possible. Do not travel abroad and do not book trips abroad until mid-March. 

People visiting the Netherlands from abroad are strongly advised not to travel to the Netherlands from abroad, unless strictly necessary.

Holidaying in the Netherlands if you live in the Netherlands

  • Avoid busy places and travel to your destination outside peak hours. At your destination, travel as little as possible.
  • Continue to follow all the basic rules. If you have symptoms, stay at home and call 0800 1202 to arrange a coronavirus test.

Additional local measures

Additional local measures may apply in certain Dutch cities and regions. Check the website of the city or region you will be visiting to find out what these are. For instance, check the city of Amsterdam's website for information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Amsterdam