Dutch Flag

Last verified: Thursday, 1. October 2020 at 07:19 AM

Netherlands Travel Advisory

Advertising

Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Netherlands

Local Situation: 3.8 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Netherlands. We detected travel advisories from 8 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.7 / 5

Netherlands shares land borders with Belgium and Belgium. For these countries, the individual warning index is 3.8 (Belgium) and 3.4 (Germany).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Netherlands

There are currently 120,713 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Netherlands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 6,397 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Netherlands.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Netherlands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Netherlands.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Netherlands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.8 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

Flag of Finland

Iaktta normal försiktighet - Nederländerna är ett tryggt resmål. Risken för terrordåd kan dock inte uteslutas. Iaktta särskild försiktighet när du rör dig i stora städer, såsom Amsterdam, och förvara pass, pengar och andra värdeföremål på en säker plats. Ficktjuvar och väsktjuvar är aktiva bland annat i kollektivtrafiken och vid publika evenemang.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/NL

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

Flag of United States

Reconsider travel to the Netherlands due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to terrorism Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/netherlands-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

Flag of Canada

The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/netherlands

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

Flag of Ireland
Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

Flag of Denmark

Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til Nederlandene, fordi Nederlandene ikke opfylder kriterierne for lave smittetal i modellen for rejsevejledninger for EU- og Schengenlande, og fordi der er indført karantæneregler for rejsende fra visse dele af Danmark. Du kan læse mere hos Statens Serum Institut. Udenrigsministeriets rejsevejledninger er primært ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/holland/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

Flag of Australia

You can enter the Netherlands if you're travelling from certain countries (See Travel). But if you're coming from a high risk area, you'll have to self-quarantine in your own accommodation for 10 days. These arrangements could change at short notice. Check with your airline for the latest details. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Netherlands.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/netherlands

Individual rating changes for Netherlands

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Netherlands. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 18th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 3.6 to 3.8. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Denmark

The Danish government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 3.4 to 3.6. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of United States

The United States government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from June 27th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 3.5 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Denmark

The Danish government decreased their existing warning for Netherlands to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from March 23rd 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 3.4 to 3.5. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Canada

The Canadian government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 2.9 to 3.4. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Ireland

The Irish government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Flag of Austria

The Austrian government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 5.0.

Flag of Australia

The Australian government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 2.6 to 2.9. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Ireland

The Irish government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 2.2 to 2.6. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Denmark

The Danish government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Flag of Australia

The Australian government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 8th 2020

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 2.0 to 2.2. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of Denmark

The Danish government increased their existing warning for Netherlands to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Netherlands changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

Flag of United States

The United States government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 2.0.

Flag of Denmark

The Danish government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 2.0.

Flag of Finland

The Finnish government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 2.0.

Flag of Ireland

The Irish government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 1.0.

Flag of New Zealand

The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 2.0.

Flag of Canada

The Canadian government issued a new warning for Netherlands with a rating of 3.0.

About Netherlands

Netherlands with its capital Amsterdam is a country in Europe (Western Europe), slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey (41,526 km²). The country is located Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany. The climate can be described as temperate; marine; cool summers and mild winters. The landscape is mostly coastal lowland and reclaimed land (polders); some hills in southeast. With a population of about 16.65 million citizens.

Dutch flag

Flag of Netherlands

Introduction Video

Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Amsterdam
Population about 16.65 million
Size 41.526 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
Common languages Western Frisian, Dutch
Currency Euro (short: EUR)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +31
Internet Top Level Domain .nl
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 NL
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 NLD
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 528

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Netherlands is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • acid rain
  • air pollution from vehicles and refining activities
  • and nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates
  • organic compounds
  • water pollution in the form of heavy metals

Natural hazzards

  • flooding
  • Mount Scenery (887 m), located on the island of Saba in the Caribbean, last erupted in 1640; Round Hill (601 m), a dormant volcano also known as The Quill, is located on the island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean; these islands are at the northern end o

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Netherlands. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. agroindustries
  2. chemicals
  3. construction
  4. electrical machinery
  5. engineering products
  6. equipment
  7. fishing
  8. metal
  9. microelectronics
  10. petroleum

Agriculture products

  1. dairy
  2. livestock products
  3. ornamentals
  4. poultry
  5. propagation materials
  6. vegetables

Dutch Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Netherlands.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. food
  3. livestock
  4. machinery
  5. manufactured goods
  6. mineral fuels
  7. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. clothing
  3. foodstuffs
  4. fuels
  5. machinery
  6. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Netherlands?

Netherlands is currently rated at 3,8 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 8 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Netherlands.

Is it safe to travel Netherlands in 2020?

The score is rather high (3,8) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Netherlands. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Netherlands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 8 individual sources for Netherlands.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Netherlands?

There are currently 120,713 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Netherlands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 6,397 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Netherlands.

What is the size of Netherlands?

Netherlands has a size of 41,526 km² or 16,033 mi² which is slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.