Last-Minute Amsterdam on a Budget


A short while ago I found myself stuck in an airport with my Mum having to somehow book and plan a trip within a few hours after we missed our flight to Stuttgart. Thankfully it all worked out and we managed to find flights for that afternoon to Amsterdam! 😀 You can read all about what happened and read my last-minute booking tips here.

The purpose of this post is to give you ideas on what to do, where to go, how to get there and lots of other ideas about visiting Amsterdam based on my own experiences. This is not a be-all-and-end-all guide to Amsterdam merely tricks I have learned on my travels and places I have loved.

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Booking a last minute (and low cost) trip away at the airport.



Picture the scene. It is my Mum’s 50th birthday and I have booked us a trip to Stuttgart to celebrate and meet up with a friend whilst we are there, flights booked, trains booked, hotel booked and the two of us on our way to the train station taking multiple selfies captioned “On our way!”. One and a half hours later we are still stuck on the train and a conductor tells us that the train is cancelled and we will have to catch the next train! After waiting a while and being told that the next train was delayed we put in a panicked call to my Grandpa to drive us to the airport and after hectic traffic FINALLY arrived at the airport to pass through security.

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