Dutch money

If you’re thinking of emigrating to Holland you will have to know what type of currency the country uses. In the case of Holland the country uses the Euro or the single currency. The Euro is the second most traded currency in the world behind the US Dollar, before you emigrate it is a good idea to seek advice from a trusted currency broker, a good one to use is

The main banks

There are many banks in the Netherlands  with eight in particular being the most popular as well as the multinationals found in most countries. The main banks are as follows; ABN-AMRO, ASN Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank, Rabobank.

Cost of living  

Thanks to the weakness of the Euro the price of everyday items is comparatively cheaper than those found in the UK.


Visa or MasterCard are generally accepted everywhere. American Express and Diners Club cards are not accepted everywhere, but tend to be OK in upmarket hotels and restaurants or shops in touristy areas.

Dutch cards are usually valid for two years and sometimes have a charge of €15-45/year. Some banks offer special tariffs for young people or the issue of a second card on an account.