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North Sea Jazz Festival: Amsterdam/Rotterdam (July 8-15, 2013)

  • Jul 8, 2013 · 12:15 AM

Greetings fellow Jazz Explorers! For the last 8 months, I have been working on a group vacation to a European Jazz festival in 2013. It has been a long process, but I have decided to move forward on a trip to the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands from July 8, to July 15, 2013. Travel would begin on Sunday July 7th.

I'm very excited about this "bucket list" vacation. As I wrap up the final details, I wanted to share some of the details of the 8 day/7night package with you. Below you will find a brief overview:

- 4 nights hotel accommodations in Amsterdam
- Airport transfer
- Meet & Greet
- Full day Amsterdam sightseeing tour (including Volendam & Marken Windmill Tour)
- Dinner Cruise in Amsterdam
- Roundtrip Hi-Speed train transfer to Rotterdam
- 3 nights hotel accommodations in Rotterdam
- Rotterdam Travel Card (hotel will 10 to 15 minutes to Festival by Metro)
- 3 Day Pass to North Sea Jazz Festival
- Hotel taxes and service charges.

The Early Bird price for this vacation will be $2700 per person, based on double occupancy, for the Land portion of this trip. (Single Supplement is $1100)

Airfare is not included. Currently roundtrip air from NYC is running about $1300. I expect this to be lower, but this is the number you should base your budget on.

I will also be recommending and strongly urging you to take Travel insurance for this trip, to protect your investment.

Reservations are now being accepted! A deposit of $600 per person will be required. Placing your reservation prior to December 31, 2012 will guarantee your "Early Bird" price. There will be strict payment guidelines that must be adhered to.

Payment Schedule:
$600 Deposit is required by December 31, 2012
$600 due prior to January 31, 2013
$500 due prior to March 15, 2013
$500 due prior to April 15, 2013
$500 Final Payment Due May 15, 2013

If you are interested in possibly joining us for this vacation, could you please RSVP "YES" and/or reply via e-mail at your earliest convenience.

Please visit & bookmark the RHYTHMflow Vacations' North Seas Jazz Festival page

There you will find updated information, and an online form to sign-up for special North Sea Jazz mailing list.

To learn more about the festival, visit:



Learn more about Amsterdam

As always, please feel free to call me at[masked] with your questions.

Happy travels to all!

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  • Rene

    From start to finish this was an amazing once in a life time type of experience that I plan to have again next year! The accommodations were excellent, the food was outstanding, the music was great, and I could not ask for better traveling companions. Craig, thank you for putting together the best vacation I've ever had.

    3 · July 17, 2013

  • Rona E. S.

    All I can say is that people you should have been there, Amsterdam is a cool place. We had an opportunity of a lifetime to visit a part of the world unlike any I've visited so far in my life and Rotterdam and the North Sea Festival is amazing. Once again all I can say is that you should have been there. In closing I give Craig a big thank you for not only being an organizer but the type of individual who made sure we were well taking care of beyond the call of duty, I would travel under your guidance anytime. Rona

    2 · July 17, 2013

  • nicole l.

    I am glad you had a wonderful time Craig. Amsterdam is wonderful. To me it had the vibe the NYC used to have. I always have a great time there:) Have a great summer

    1 · July 16, 2013

  • Craig

    This was the Best Vacation EVER! Amsterdam is a marvelous city.. We were on the go morning to night sightseeing, & shopping. The restaurants and food selection was outstanding!! The North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam was out of this world.. So many artists.. The people.. The Vibe.. It was one excellent experience!!!!

    3 · July 16, 2013

  • Sonya

    Craig, I'm not able to get the xtra vacation days that I would need. Thanks for organizing this trip anyway.

    September 23, 2012

  • nicole l.

    Hi Craig! When is the 2013 North Sea Jazz Festival? I am looking on the website and it does not say when yet. Is the NSJF is July 9-11 or 13-15? I have a friend who lives in Amsterdam and I have been there. Would we spend time in Amsterdam first and then the 3 days in Rotterdam? Thanks

    September 18, 2012

    • nicole l.

      I have a friend in Amsterdam. How much would the 2nd portion cost? I would stay with him. The train ride and the stay in Rotterdam + transfer back to the airport and tickets to the festival?

      September 19, 2012

    • Craig

      I will let you know when all aspects are confirmed..

      September 19, 2012

  • Rona E. S.

    I will work on it

    September 16, 2012

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