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Schiphol Behind The Scenes

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Address: Vertrekpassage 259, 1118 AW Schiphol, The Netherlands
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+31 20 316 3951
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This attraction is at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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When you look up this tour on the internet, it gives you the impression that you are really going to see parts of the operation. This was not so at all. You are driven around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Willemstad, Curacao
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took the tour with a friend as a fun day out. I'm not a kid anymore so I've seen a thing or two in my life but I still enjoy experiencing new things. Not this tour though. You stay on the bus the whole time, you ride by buildings and see on a video what goes inside of them,... More 

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Thank Anna Z
Willemstad, Curacao
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you look up this tour on the internet, it gives you the impression that you are really going to see parts of the operation. This was not so at all. You are driven around the airport fence in a bus for an hour and only once could you get out to look at the snow cleaners standing in a... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this review

Dear argonfroes, Thank you for your feedback. We regret to hear you and your party did not have a good time on the Schiphol Behind The Scenes Tour. We always aim to make customers have fun a create some nice memories! More 

Lanzarote, Spain
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Schipol to plane spot for the day and discovered there was a behind the scenes tour by accident. The tour was very informative and took us to various locations around the airport. Ron the driver was great.

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Thank MrBlush
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this review

Dear MrBlush, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is pleasant to hear that you've enjoyed the tour in Schiphol. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays. Have a nice day! More 

Gorinchem, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The bus tour around Schiphol airport and the guide's explanations were well received with a lot of information coming from the guide. We drove around Schiphol and we saw a lot of 'behind the scenes' views, like the fire de[t/ training facilities, jet engine testing facilities an a lot more. There are two issues that need improvement. - the guide... More 

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Thank GeoGorkum
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this review

Dear GeoGorkum, Thanks for your kind review. We are very happy to hear you thought the information provided in the tour was sufficient. Nonetheless, I appreciate your valuable feedback as it helps me identify the areas we can improve in the guest experience. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Together with a group of sightseers I boarded a tourist bus and we went around the airport, thus seeing it from the periphery. We went past the old control tower, the workshops and testing places for aircraft and engines, the flight control area, had a panoramic view of the airport, then continued to see the new baraks of the constabulary,... More 

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Thank George N
Ottawa
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1,425 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a huge airport and there are good things and a lot of bad things about it. First of all is the information, the staff is not very welcome and they are not always helpful. The restaurants in the airport are not very diverse and also have higher prices that restaurants in other airports. For the rest, the airport... More 

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Thank thor2705
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is big airport and a very once at that. Loads of choices for food souvenirs shopping and eating. There's even scope for a relaxing massage if you have the time. I tried one of the automated kiosks and found it quite good.

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Thank sam-zk
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Very spacious and big airport. Modern and good looking. It has many facilities whether inside or outside the flying zones. The only blemish here is when we arrived from Faro we had to walk and walk, though there were walking belts but it took a while to reach the bags delivery zone more than what's usually expected. Still I give... More 

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Thank Hussam G
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This airport is amazing. Super clean and very well signposted to your gates, baggage reclaim etc. There are many restaurants and bars to help you fill in time before your flight. All tastes are catered for. All prices in Euro's and outlets accept major credit cards. Baggage trolley's available along with transport for accessibility challenged passenger. Not too many staff... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I had an amazing experience there when i arrived from Saudi Arabia and when I traveled out to Paris. The staff were too professional with all passengers. Every thing is available inside airport terminals even food or shopping.

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