COVID-19 (Corona) Update.
Special measures for travelers to Amsterdam
LATEST PAGE UPDATED: O5 OCTOBER 2020
With this blog, we inform you about the latest Covid-19 (Corona) updates and measures in Amsterdam. This pandemic has a big impact on or daily life. Many companies, hotels, airports, and other businesses have taken measures to comply with the newest COVID-19 safety requirements imposed by the Dutch Government. In order not to be faced with surprises during your stay, it is good to prepare your journey carefully.
We’ve noted below the most important measures to everyone who is traveling by taxi or private vehicle hire.
Booking a taxi with CSH during the COVID-19. What you need to know:
Updated on 06 October 2020
Our Covid-19 measures:
1. We avoid psychical contact: no handshaking or assistance with luggage
2. All our vehicles have a flexible protection screen between driver and passenger at the backseat. (see image)
3. CSH drivers wear a face mask.
4. Passengers also have to wear a face mask in a taxi or private hire vehicle. (we provide face masks) Unless you are exempt.
5. We ask our clients to sanitize their hands in the car.
6. Keep as much as the possible 1.5-meter distance between driver and passenger(s)
Passenger Limit per vehicle
• Mercedes E or S Class – 2 passengers
• Mercedes V Class – 7 passengers
• Mercedes Sprinter (model 1) – 16 passengers
• Mercedes Sprinter (model 2) – 22 passengers
Along with these new specific measures, you can rely on our usual special attention and warm welcome at Schiphol Airport with our Meet & Greet Service.
From 1 July 2020 taxi passengers must undergo a pre-travel health check and wear a non-medical face mask. Try to book your taxi in advance where possible. Taxi firms are taking additional measures to prevent the virus from spreading, such as additional cleaning between journeys. The driver will also ask you to place your luggage in the boot yourself and to open your own door.
Do you have plans to visit Amsterdam and to book a private taxi during the Covid-19 Pandemic? Book your journey with Chauffeur Services Holland and travel in total safety.
Can I travel to Amsterdam for vacation or business?
The situation on 06 October 2020
Yes, you can. However, the situation is changing by the day. The COVID-19 cases are increasing quickly by day. The Dutch government is constantly taking new measures trying to decrease the numbers. Only travel when you really need to, that’s the advice. It’s important to avoid busy places, so please keep this in mind when choosing your destination. Consider going to a different region or city instead of tourist hotspots.
For more information about the measures in Amsterdam (about wearing a mask, public transportation etc.) visit the Amsterdam website; https://www.amsterdam.nl/en/coronavirus/coronavirus-(covid-19)-amsterdam/
Travel well prepared and know the rules imposed by the Dutch Government:
- Do not travel if you have any symptoms of illness.
- Stay 1.5 meters (2 arms lengths) away from other people The 1.5-meter rule applies in the street, at work, in shops. It does not apply to family.
- Events which require a permit are banned until September 1st For indoor gatherings, the maximum number of people is 100.
- If you are traveling with KLM you have to use a face mask during the flight.
- If you use public transport you have to use face-masks.
Any questions about our services? Please contact us.
We hope to welcome you soon in Amsterdam!