IRE show: travel and hotel advice

27 May 2008

Practical details - travel, hotels, times

The International Rental Exhibition takes place at the RAI Exhibition Centre on the outskirts of Amsterdam city centre.

Travel Information
The venue is very close to the A10 orbital motorway - use exit S-109 to get the exhibition centre. There is car parking at the venue.

There is a direct train link to the Amsterdam RAI station from Schiphol Airport (travel time is about 15 minutes).

Within Amsterdam, you can travel using trams or taxis. From Amsterdam Central Station, take the Amstelveen express tram 51 to Amsterdam RAI station (travel time 12 minutes) or tram 4 to RAI Europaplein (travel time 30 minutes). There are tram stops close to the RAI exhibition centre that will take you back into the city.

For taxi's, try Taxicentrale Amsterdam (Tel: +31 (0)20 6777777) and you can arrange a shuttle connection from the airport (Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle: Tel: +31 (0)20 6534975).

Hotel Advice
The RAI centre has its own hotel booking service, the RAI Hotel & Travel Service. Tel: +31 (0)20 549 1927 or e-mail:

Programme of events

The full timetable for the IRE exhibition and ERA convention is as follows:

Tuesday 3 June: 10.00am - 18.00pm
Wednesday 4 June: 10.00am - 18.00pm
Thursday 5 June: 10.00am - 17.00pm

Tuesday 3 June: 4.00pm - 6.00pm
Wednesday 4 June: 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday 5 June: 9.00am - 4.15pm

Wednesday 4 June: 6.30pm - 11.00pm
Okura Hotel, Amsterdam (The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the RAI centre.)


Pre-registration for IRE saves you €20 and can be done at:

Registration for the ERA conference is at: (Please note that the ERA convention is almost fully booked.)

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