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Tips for an affordable holiday in your own country

Going on holiday in your own country is often even more expensive than going on holiday abroad. It is sometimes difficult to find a good deal in your own country, especially in corona time. In this article we therefore give some tips, what you can do to score that good deal and of course also what you can see or do in your own country, without having to pull out your wallet right away.

Visit the windmills at Kinderdijk

Really completely Dutch, and completely free! The village belongs to the province of South Holland Kinderdijk to the UNESCO World Heritage List. In Kinderdijk you will find 19 mills 2 of which are open to the public. The mills were built from the end of the 15th century, but the mills that can be seen today in Kinderdijk, almost all date from 1738 in 1740 toy.

Kinderdijk windmills

Since the path that runs in the middle is a public bike path, Kinderdijk is free to visit. Yay! So keep in mind that you take the footpath instead of the bike path. If you want to buy a boat ticket or a ticket for the museum, you can do this at the visitor center at the entrance (where you also park your car) or online via this website† The opening hours are from 09.00 to 17.30 hours† An adult ticket costs €16, which includes the following:

– Access to the museums
– Boat trip
– Watching the movie

Tip:: download the audio tour in the Kinderdijk app.

Get a breath of fresh air on Texel

Despite Texel but is about 20 kilometers long and about 8 kilometers wide, you can undertake many fun activities for both young and old. Whether it's bad or nice weather, you certainly won't get bored when you go on holiday to Texel! Best of all, many of these activities cost nothing, because you don't have to pay for a lovely beach walk.

Sights Texel
Beach houses on the beach of Texel

Do you like walking? Then you are in the right place on Texel. There are many different beautiful walking routes that alternate between the forest, the Slufter valley and the beach. This way you can see all the pieces of nature that Texel has to offer and let's face it, getting a breath of fresh air on the beach is also just wonderful? Also in the summer you can relax on the beach and enjoy the food at the many nice beach bars.

Tip: Score a good hotel deal

A visit to Kinderdijk, Texel or another beautiful place or place of interest in the Netherlands goes perfectly together with a good hotel deal. Hotels in The Netherlands They don't have to be expensive, especially when you go out during the week or look for discount codes. Here you will find different Fletcher discount codes with which you get a big discount on about 100 Fletcher hotels in the Netherlands. If you book your hotels close to your sights, you'll have a great day out for little money!

Visit the tulip fields

We happily continue with low-budget travel in our own country. We usually travel to the most distant countries to see beautiful sights, but did you know that you don't have to look far for beautiful, colorful images? The Netherlands is known worldwide for its tulips. And did you know that the tulip is available in almost every color of the rainbow? Red, pink, yellow, orange, purple, green, but even in white.

Tulip fields in the Netherlands

Despite the fact that the tulip originally Turkey comes, and therefore not from the Netherlands, somehow it couldn't be more 'Dutch'. In the months of April, May and June you can visit the tulip fields in several places in the Netherlands. The best part is of course that this is super affordable, because a visit to one of the many tulip fields in the Netherlands is completely free.

6 popular places to visit tulip fields are:

  • Keukenhof in Lisse
  • Noordoostpolder
  • Head of North Holland
  • Goerree Overflakkee
  • Low Holland (Beemster and the Zaan region)
  • Groningen

Knowing more? Then read: Where can you find the most beautiful tulip fields in the Netherlands?

Other discount codes to keep an eye on

Of course there are countless other ways to score a good deal or save money. How about a cycling holiday or making use of the NS rail sharing weeks? Or train tickets via Kruidvat? There are many ways to score good deals. Anyone who pays attention can enjoy a wonderful holiday in their own country for a reasonable price without it having to cost a lot.

Do you have any handy tips for a budget-friendly holiday in your own country? Or are there other discount codes we can keep an eye on? Then let us know in the comments! This way you also help other readers to score that cheap holiday deal. Nice summer!

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