The Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is not only considered as one of the best airports in the world, it is also a great connection hub for flights going to Africa. So, where ever you are in the world, please consider a stop-over in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We have literally customers from on side of the world (China) to the other side of the world (West Canada) fly through Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to their safari destinations in Africa. As Mama Cheetah is based in Amsterdam, we can create a great day itinerary for you (free of charge) for fun things to do in Amsterdam during a long lay-over.The reasons that Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is such a great hub for flights to Africa, is because the founding member of Sky Team, KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines) is headquartered here. KLM has a long history with the African continent and flies direct to the key airports that are close to the National Parks. On top of that, Sky Team consists of the following partners: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, AirEurope, Air France, Alitalia, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Tarom Airways and Vietnam Airlines.
SKY TEAM GO AFRICA PASS
Sky Team even offers a “Go Africa Pass” which makes it possible to discover the incredible diversity that Africa has to offer while enjoying complete flexibility in your travels. Whether for business or pleasure, traveling in Africa will be an unforgettable experience. From spotting the ‘Big 5’ in the most magnificent wildlife parks, hiking on Mount Kilimanjaro, trying couscous in a Moroccan Kasbah, or enjoying a ‘Braai’ on a South African beach; the continent is waiting for you to discover its charm.
And one easy, economical ticket can get you there. The Go Africa Pass offers you a choice of 45 destinations throughout Africa, giving you plenty of choice when planning your itinerary.
To be eligible to purchase the SkyTeam Go Africa travel pass, all you need to do is buy an international ticket to Africa on any SkyTeam airline that services the continent. Another starting point can be the Round the World Pass, which you can purchase from any of SkyTeam’s 15 member airlines. Then, simply book your first flight within Africa on Kenya Airways at least 3 days before your international departure. SkyTeam Go Africa allows you to go at your own pace travel whenever you are ready for your next discovery.
THINGS TO DO IN AMSTERDAM
Mama Cheetah partnered with the personal services organisation Pink Platinum that offer concierge services in Amsterdam. If you book your trip via Mama Cheetah, you can make use of Pink Platinum’s services free of charge!
Things you can’t miss in Amsterdam:
– Diamond Museum
– Van Gogh Museum
– Heineken Museum
– The Red Light District
– The Canals
– The Flower Market
– And so much more…