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Schiphol Behind The Scenes

Vertrekpassage 259, 1118 AW Schiphol, The Netherlands
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Big airport, not much of a tour

It’s a big airport, takes ages to get to your next flight if you have a connection so leave at... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SaraLovesTravel
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Livingston, United Kingdom
Disappointing bus ride AROUND Schiphol Airport showing closed buildings

Being an aviation enthusiast I was looking forward to this Behind the Scenes tour and expected to... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Ajka94
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Salzburg, Austria
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“nice tour” (2 reviews)
“training area” (2 reviews)
“nice airport” (2 reviews)
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Vertrekpassage 259, 1118 AW Schiphol, The Netherlands
This attraction is at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Reviewed yesterday

It’s a big airport, takes ages to get to your next flight if you have a connection so leave at least an hour in between flights. Not much of a bus tour, just drives round airport.More

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

Dear SaraLovesTravel, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you have mixed feelings regarding the Schiphol Behind the Scenes Tour, we will take your feedback into account to try and improve our products. Did you know that Schiphol Airport is an important...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Being an aviation enthusiast I was looking forward to this Behind the Scenes tour and expected to see some real "behind the scenes" action :( What we got during the one hour bus tour was a static "front scene" tour where the bus took mostly...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Ajka94, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are deeply sorry to hear the Schiphol Behind the Scenes tour did not meet your expectations. On this tour, you get to see a lot concerning the intern world of...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

You will see the supporting building services. 30m of the tour is reaching the buildings. And yes, you wil see one airplane parked. The driver was funny!More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Dear Ibrahem N, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is a pity to see that you did not like the tour. Regardless, we are pleased to hear that the driver made the tour more enjoyable and we hope to be...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Schiphol Behind the Scenes doesn't exactly take you behind the scenes. It takes you on a drive on public access roads around the airport and mainly features a canned video with a presenter pointing out buildings and telling you that there are probably interesting things...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Dear djJazzyKerry, Thank you for your honest review. We are sorry to read that we could not meet your expectations on the tour. On this tour, you get to know a lot concerning the intern world of Schiphol International Airport, but of course, there are...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was certainly NOT what I was expecting. The tour was mainly following public accessible roads what I can /have done myself by car, only a small part of the tour was in a restricted area. The video played onbaird he bus and story telling...More

Thank Chris100200
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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Chris100200, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are deeply sorry to hear the Schiphol Behind the Scenes tour did not meet your expectations. On this tour, you get to know a lot concerning the intern world of...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

What a disappointment. It sounds very promising, "experiencing" Schiphol from close by, but in fact you are just sitting in a bus for and hour while watching a video of what's going on in the buildings around you. I actually hoped to see some buildings...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Bellinis, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are deeply sorry to hear the Schiphol Behind the Scenes tour did not meet your expectations. On this tour, you get to know a lot concerning the intern world of...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Think that lokers is a bit expencive but its good to leave baggage and explore amsterdam before flight

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Well linked to the downtown and to the other cities but unfortunately very dirty because umpolite passeggers but even to the loss of cleaners.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

For a price of 15 euro you expect to see really something morge of Schiphol. But no, you sit for an hour in a bus that drives around Schiphol. On a screen in the bus you are informed what is happening inside the several buildings....More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear hansvink, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are deeply sorry to hear the Schiphol Behind the Scenes tour did not meet your expectations. On this tour, you get to know a lot concerning the intern world of...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

To start out vacation , we did the behind the scenes tour, it was nice , good info, on some spots enough time to take some photo's, we even saw the U2 private jet, this a great tour for all ages

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Schiphol Behind The Scenes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear DiabloDesigns v, Thank you for your positive review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the overall experience and information provided on the tour. Thank you for recommending us to future visitors! Have a great day!

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