Holiday 2006 Affected
New Year's Day 01/01 Everything closes
Good Friday 04/14 Limited closing
Easter Monday 04/17 Everything closes
Dutch National Day 04/30 Everything closes
Rememberance Day 05/04 Does not close
Ascension Thursday 05/25 Everything closes
Liberation Day 05/05 Limited closing
Pentecost Monday 06/05 Everything closes
Christmas 12/25 Everything closes
Day after Christmas (Boxing Day) 12/26 Everything cloes
Currency Holland
The Euro is the official currency, introduced in January 2002. The Dutch Guilder was completely replaced by the Euro. Euro () = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents. To convert your currency in Euro: Universal Currency Converter.

Exchange offices are indicated by the letters GWK (Grens Wissel Kantoor). This is a national organisation with currency exchange offices at major railway stations, at Schiphol Airport. Online locators: Travellers Cheques Visa, VISA ATM Locator, MasterCard ATM Locator.

Credit cards

Accepted: American Express, MasterCard, Diners Club, Eurocheque and Visa. 

Banking hours

Monday 1300 hrs-1600 hrs, Tuesday-Friday 0900 hrs-1600 hrs. GWK offices are open seven days a week.