Challenges at Schiphol affect business travel

Since the end of April, Schiphol Airport is facing mayor challenges, amongst others due to a shortage of security personnel. Schiphol therefore decided to drastically reduce the number of departing passengers at the airport in the coming summer period. The consequences are far-reaching and are already noticeable, because we receive many questions about already booked […]

Be well prepared for your business trip

Goed voorbereid zakenreizen

VCK Travel’s tips to arrive at Schiphol Airport well prepared to start your business trip.

Ed Berrevoets on shortages in the industry

Ed Berrevoets

Everyone has looked in horror at the incredible lines of waiting passengers that could be seen at Schiphol Airport at the beginning of the May vacation. Travelers lined up all the way outside the terminal buildings to check in for their flight or get through security screening. Our national airport is dealing with a shortage […]

Face mask mandatory again at airports and stations

travel with a personal touch

From Saturday, November 6, the face mask obligation will be implemented again at Dutch airports and train stations. This was reported by the Dutch cabinet this week after the corona infections are rising again in our country. Airports At the end of September, the face mask obligation was reduced at airports and wearing them was […]

Replace your crews even more efficiently with updated Crew.NET

Crew.NET maakt crew changes makkelijker

As a crew manager, you spend a lot of time every day planning your crew changes. A hectic job that we, with our updated Crew.NET tool, can make a lot easier. This version of Crew.NET gives you even more benefits when arranging flight reservations directly from your own crew planning software. With Crew.NET your booking […]

Vaccinated visitors welcome back in US from November 8

Reizen naar de Verenigde Staten

The United States will begin admitting travellers with COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) from November 8. On September 20, it was announced that travel restrictions would be lifted in November for fully vaccinated travellers from 33 countries, including the Netherlands. At that time it did not specify then which vaccines would […]

Business travellers face scarcity

Schaarste in de zakelijke reiswereld

Business travellers are eager to go abroad on business again. Our account managers hear this from VCK Travel customers every day. Research by ANVR, IATA and McKinsey, among others, also endorses this. COVID-19 still gets in the way of that, because travel restrictions don’t always make it easy to travel internationally. The safety and health […]

Travel rules to United Kingdom changed as of October 2021

Zakenreis naar Verenigd Koninkrijk

October will see significant changes when entering the United Kingdom (UK). These include the elimination of the ID card as a valid proof of identity to enter the country and the relaxation of travel restrictions for vaccinated persons. Issues that will affect your next business trip to the UK. Passport as identity document As a […]

From 4 September changes in travel to the Netherlands

Nederland vanuit de lucht

The fact that a business trip has become so much more complex than before has been a fact of life for the past year and a half. The travel restrictions and measures due to COVID-19 still change regularly. Also as of September 4, 2021, there are new rules. A number of changes will be implemented […]

Personal advice is the key

The Personal Touch

After a long period, it is once again a little easier to travel abroad for business. Although it remains to be seen what the consequences will be now that the Netherlands are increasingly red on the map of the European Health Institute. The rules and measures that you need to take into account when travelling […]