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The best student deals for traveling in the Netherlands!

The best student deals for traveling in the Netherlands!

Would you like to travel more through the Netherlands? We have found the best tips and deals for you as a (poor) student! Some might say that when you’re living in the Netherlands biking is the only way to get around. To a certain extent, that is sort of true. However, public transportation in the Netherlands is also great! 


Nederlandse Spoorwegen(NS) is a Dutch state-owned company and they have quite some special offers for students.

The OV chip card is really useful, as you are only charged for the duration of your trip. It’s important though to remember to check in and out every time when you use public transportation. There are two different types: an anonymous one and a personal one. The advantage with the personal one is that you can add other existing offers on it. Find more details about this here: https://www.ov-chipkaart.nl


Student travel products: For students, there are weekly season tickets or weekend season tickets, that can be added on your personal OV chip card.  https://www.ns.nl/en/students You can also get a free travel product, if you meet the following conditions: https://duo.nl/particulier/studiefinanciering/voorwaarden.jsp


NS Spoordewinkel is another source for good offers for a day out in a specific city in the Netherlands. From day trips to the zoo or winter fairs, the offers always vary so make sure to check it regularly. You can find these offers here: https://www.ns.nl/spoordeelwinkel


Other companies from the Netherlands also provide cheap day tickets, and as an international student it might get quite difficult to get them since they are seasonal. Therefore, for this kind of tickets we recommend you the following websites where you can check what offers are in place from different companies:


We all need a break now and then, so why not go out and explore? Take your friends along, have a great time and let us know if this article was useful!