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Suggested Self-Drive - Netherlands & Belgium

8 days car hire from $495 per vehicle*
Flights & accommodation are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19

 

8 days car hire from
$495
per vehicle*Flights & accommodation are additional

Netherlands & Belgium

In Europe the freewheeling experience becomes more challenging with driving on the right hand side of the road. Don’t be put off, roads and autobahns are well surfaced and clearly signposted. Most major roads do have tolls so it is often cheaper and more scenic to stay on the secondary roads.

Float along the canals of Amsterdam and Brugge, past islands and under cute stone bridges. Drive through a string of cities, small towns and villages through the idyllic countryside of windmills and tulips, walk along the fine beaches of coastal towns and soak up the historical heritage of these watery lands.


Choosing your Rental Car

Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a compact size car for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.


8 day car hire
From $495 per vehicle*
Travel: 01 Apr 18-31 Mar 19
*Based on Hertz Group B car hire
Flights are additional 


Itinerary
Day 1: Amsterdam – Zaandam (16km)
Cruise along the canals and marvel at the narrow houses and architecture.
Day 2: Zaandam – Volendam – Hoorn – Zaandam (146km)
Stop in market towns with timeless traditions. See the famous cheese markets of Alkmaar and Edam and the 16th century Haarlam.
Day 3: Zaandam – Sneek – Zwolle – Apeldoorn (235km)
Drive over the 32 kilometres causeway, Afsluitdijk, then down to see Sneek’s very old monuments. In the city wall of Zwolle is the Sassenpoort gateway, a heritage site. The little town of Giethoorn has small canals in place of streets, and all transport is by boat.
Day 4: Apeldoorn – Arnhem – Utrecht – Gouda – Brielle (200km)
See Utrecht by canal boat. Drive by parks, woods and country estates. Gouda, dominated by the late-Gothic Town Hall, is famous for the cheese market. Nearby is Oudewater, noted for its 17th-century gabled houses.
Day 5: Brielle – Scheveningen – Delft – Brielle (142km)
Brielle, a picturesque fortified town, is a perfect base for excursions and the surrounding area is ideal to explore by bike. Madurodam will delight you with its miniature Dutch town. Visit Scheveningen’s beach and pier.
Day 6: Brielle – Antwerp (124km)
Travel past Kinderdijk to see the windmills, then down through Zeeland and cross into Belgium. Walk through Antwerp’s historic city centre.
Day 7: Antwerp – Ghent – Brugge (107km)
Take a canal boat trip around Ghent’s historic city centre, duck into the Museum of Fine Arts and explore the imposing castle overlooking the city.
Day 8: Brugge – Ypres (74km)
Explore Brugge medieval canal system lined with half-timbered houses. Visit Ypres to witness the last post ceremony at Menin Gate.


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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales until 31 Mar 19 or sold out whatever comes first • Prices are land only per person share twin, in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Advertised prices are correct as at 15 Jan 18 but may vary due to exchange rates and include VAT. All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation. Specific booking conditions apply to each of the services offered. • Price is based on the 6+ day rate. For full details please contact House of Travel. • Surcharges may apply over trade show and special event periods. • Closeouts and Seasonal & Week/Weekend surcharges may also apply. All deals shown exclude airfares which are at an additional cost. • We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking, amendment & cancellation fees may apply • Min/Max stays apply − please ask your House of Travel consultant.
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