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we will be debarking a TA .  Never disembarked  in a Europe port before. Are there porters in the cruise terminal, and if so , what is the process (Tips or what)

Also , what transportation options ,like taxis, available, for a person with mobility issues. Thanks.

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14 hours ago, mo&fran said:

what transportation options ,like taxis, available, for a person with mobility issues. Thanks.

Do the mobility issues require the use of a scooter or wheelchair? Would you require a van with a lift? If so, you would need to book a wheelchair accessible taxi/van.

Accessibility AMS:

https://wheelchairtravel.org/amsterdam/public-transportation/

 

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i use a walker. I cannot walk long distances due to back pain.  Handling luggage is the issue.

 

 

 

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they do have porters  & a taxi queue 

you should be OK  with a walker

If you are catching a flight that day I would prebook  a taxi though

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1 hour ago, mo&fran said:

i use a walker. I cannot walk long distances due to back pain.  Handling luggage is the issue.

Ah, then a regular taxi would suit you fine. Will you be staying in Amsterdam or transferring to Schiphol? There is a taxi rank at the cruise terminal. You can also pre book your taxi (especially useful if you must transfer to Schiphol for a flight) - rate calculator here:

https://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Amsterdam-Netherlands&from=Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)&lang=en

There are luggage porters in the terminal that will assist you - I would tip about a euro or two. Tipping in Europe is very different from the USA. Tipping etiquette re: Netherlands here:

http://www.whototip.net/tipping-in-netherlands

https://dutchreview.com/culture/society/a-guide-to-the-tipping-culture-in-the-netherlands/

 

 

 

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