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Buying train tickets in the Netherlands; credit card or not!

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There are always a lot of questions on Fodors regarding buying train tickets in the Netherlands. Below is a link to the website of the Dutch rail service (NS), this website gives basic information in English about buying tickets:

http://www.ns.nl/en/arrange-and-buy

In general there are 3 options:
- e-ticket (see link)
- counter (most larger stations, surcharge of 0,50)
- ticket machine

The ticket machine always accept coins and (international) debit cards with the ' maestro' logo on it. This is a specific option while using the machine. The ' PIN' choice (blue logo, white letters) is for Dutch debit cards.

Because the above link also states the machines accept credit cards, but most Fodorites have another experience, I decided to ask a question at customer service.
I asked the question on Twitter: @NS_Online.

I promptly received an answer: the machines at Schiphol and Amsterdam CS do accept credit cards.

Probably only credit cards with chip/PIN. But this question can best be asked directly on Twitter. My guess is that they don't have a problem with questions in English.

Good luck!

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