In terms of costs Amsterdam is neither the cheapest nor the most expensive city destination in Europe. By some careful planning you can help cut the cost of your visit. Your biggest outgoing is likely to be accommodation - which is relatively expensive in Amsterdam - but there are a few quality hotels which can be found for a reasonable price.
If you are on a tight budget there are a few ways to make your euros go a bit further. Amsterdam city centre is small enough to walk around so you don't necessarily have to spend money on public transport. There are many places which serve good quality, cheap food.
To get a rough idea of prices take a look at our Cost of Living in Amsterdam list.
|Free things to do in Amsterdam|
|Some ideas for free things to do around the city.|
|Cheap things to do in Amsterdam|
|Things to do in Amsterdam for 5 euros or less.|
|Budget Hotels in Amsterdam|
|Quality hotels in Amsterdam for under €100.|
|7 cheap eats in Amsterdam|
|7 places to find a good value meal in Amsterdam.|
|Amsterdam's public library OBA|
|Large library near central station is a good place to hang-out.|