Hertz Rent a Boat service in Amsterdam
A new, fun sightseeing option is available in Amsterdam now.
The giant of car hire industry Hertz Corp., in partnership with a Dutch company Boot Amsterdam, has launched Hertz Rent a Boat service, offering customers a possibility to visit the city by water, cruising in a hire boat on Amsterdam’s channels.
The tailor-made service includes different types of vessels, from gondolas, simple taxi boats and open boats, to luxury motorboats. The largest vessels can accommodate up to 35 people; the most expensive ones have the option of a private chef and catering.
Amsterdam boat hire rates
Hourly rates of Amsterdam rent a boat service start from EUR 5 per person, or EUR 135 per boat. A yellow barge, Hertz Canal Cruiser, with capacity for 20 people is available for EUR 7 per person.
Customers can chose to navigate the rental boats themselves or rent a boat together with an experienced captain and crew.
Most iconic Amsterdam tourist attractions, such as Royal Palace on Dam Square, the Westertoren church tower, the flower market, Van Gogh Museum or Rijksmuseum can be reached aboard hire boats.
Despite the tough economy, Amsterdam continues to be a popular tourist destination in Europe, mostly due to the strong presence of low-cost carriers at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and most importantly at the new low-cost hub Maastricht Airport.
Read more about cheap car hire at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
See routes at the new low-cost airport in the Netherlands - Maastricht Airport.
However, all tourism-related companies need to be more innovative now in their quest for customers.
Amsterdam car hire options
Hertz Corp. complex rental offer already includes a cooperation with the low-cost carrier, Ryanair allowing the customers to book flight and hire cars together.
Although very convenient, car hire through Hertz-Ryanair is not always the cheapest. The best car hire deals in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, can be found with an online search engine, such as Cartrawler, by comparing rates of car rental from many different companies operating in the destination of your choice.