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VIP Alliance Specialists and Partners

Expat Center works together with various specialists and partners. Together we have teamed up and created our ‘VIP Alliance Specialists and Partners’ platform. The VIP Alliance platform offers expats access to great services and extras. It is a must-have that will save you at least € 1.000,- a year. This will give expats access to special benefits, discounts, complimentary services and shopping, such as:

  • discount on housing services
  • discount on high-end fashion brands
  • free products
  • discount on body and health companies
  • discount on cosmetic companies
  • free consult with specialists (accountancy, immigration, financial advice, et cetera)
  • discount on health insurance and much more!

The participating partner companies are all known to Expat Center and we fully recommend them. Please find below a list of our services and book your appointment now!

Our Specialists

A1 Executive – Real Estate

Our personal and proactive approach gives you a smooth and safe experience of your Real Estate deal. We are efficient, think in solutions and “out-of-the-box” where needed and with our 25 year long expertise and relevant knowledge of the market, we work towards the best possible result. We would like you to have a care free experience.

We have a special offer just for you!

With compliments from A1 Executive to all Expat Center expats: The first consult is free of charge and you receive a 10% discount.

Please visit us at www.a1executiveestate.com.

BDO –Accountants & Advisors

People helping people to achieve their dreams is our mission statement.

Our expatriate tax team has a breadth of knowledge and experience which includes international tax compliance and consulting, the Dutch expat ruling (30%-ruling), social security advisory and compliance (e101/CoC requests), and expatriate-related inquiries, like the Dutch income tax return. Our portfolio includes multi-national companies, start-up companies and individuals. At BDO, we distinguish ourselves in our dedication to exceptional client service. The steady growth of BDO’s expatriate tax practice means that we have a strong team and a diverse client portfolio. While we use technology to its best advantage, we do not substitute websites for human beings. Our clients know the individuals who are preparing their tax returns and speak with them frequently. Our expatriate tax practice combines the bench strength and global coverage of a large international organization with the superior service and attention typical of a local, boutique firm. We would be pleased to help you being compliant for income tax purposes in the Netherlands.

With compliments from BDO to all Expat Center expats: Your first consult is free of charge!

Please feel free to reach out to Saskia or Marjolein.

Saskia Reijmers
Manager Tax
T: +31(0) 20 304 64 86
E: saskia.reijmers@bdo.nl

Marjolein Boer
Senior Manager Tax
T: +31(0) 20 363 43 07
E: marjolein.boer@bdo.nl

Bouvy Advies –Mortgage and Financial Advice

Honey Badgers are fearless, driven and focused on reaching their goals, not easily taking ‘no’ for an answer. That is also the motto of Bouvy Advies!

We are your go-to specialist for expert financial advice on the refinancing or purchasing of your property. We do not only advise you on the mortgage, but also on all the financial matters involved. Bouvy Advies’ distinctive character lies in giving broad financial advice that allows you to make the right choices for the future. Of course we are in possession of a valid WFT basis and WFT mortgage loan. Get in touch with us today!

For more information please contact:
Mr. Thijs Bouvy
Email: hello@bouvy.nl
Telephone number: 035-2031966
Website: https://www.bouvy.nl/English
To schedule an appointment directly: https://calendly.com/bouvy/

Furniture Lease – Rental Furniture for Expats | Ready to Move In Service

FURNITURE Lease will help you to make your new house feel like home.
Our services include:
• Rental furniture and household articles – ready to live in
• Handyman service
• Maid service
• Temporary inventory while shipping your own belongings

Click here to receive your free price offer: www.furniturelease.nl

With compliments from Furniture Lease to all Expat Center expats: a one-hour handyman or maid service FREE with every delivery!

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Rutger Heringa – Immigration Lawyer

Rutger Heringa is a lawyer based in Amstelveen, near Amsterdam, and solely devotes his practice to Immigration Law:

  • Residence Permit
  • Provisional Residence Permit (mvv)
  • Family Reunification
  • Tourist Visa
  • EU Subjects
  • Turkish Employees
  • Work Permit
  • Highly Skilled Migrants
  • Civic Integration Act
  • Revocation Withdrawal Residence Permit
  • Termination Detention Foreign Nationals

Rutger Heringa’s approach is characterised by commit- ment, know-how, analytical power and creativity. To schedule an appointment, please click on the below button.

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Fit for Life – Gerard and Sonja Meijer

Gerard Meijer is nowadays no longer known only as Personal Trainer and Coach of top athletes and artists. Everyone who wants to feel fit and good can contact Gerard for advice and guidance. As an Orthomolecular nutritionist, he can tell you exactly what influence nutrition has on your body. He treats people every day according to the Bowen Technique with wonderful results. Recently he completed the study Psycho-Neuro-Immunology and because of this it does not stop at a symptom, but he always looks for the cause. Because of his years of experience, many studies and researches, we can best describe Gerard as “repairer of the body”. Gerard has coached top athletes such as Falko Zandstra and Frank Rijkaard, various CEOs, singer Anouk and designer Piet Boon to go healthy and fit through life. Motto of life: From a negative thought nothing positive has ever arisen.

For more information, please contact;

Van Delden Limousine Service

For over 130 years Van Delden Limousine Service has been offering high-quality passenger and group services in the Netherlands and across the border. Our professional executive drivers will bring you to your destination in one of our modern, luxuriously equipped cars.
We like to make the extra effort, offering real quality that is found in every detail. Being your host during the ride, every driver is professionally educated to transport you safely and comfortably. Your VIP status is ensured with us and all of your needs will be met during your journey. Even sightseeing information is a possibility if you would like this, to make your stay with us extra special.

For more information please visit: https://www.vandeldenlimousines.nl/ 

Our Partners

Act of Travel – Contemporary Travel Agency

Act Of Travel is a contemporary travel agency based in Amsterdam, specialized in designing bespoke travel itineraries. We become your personal travel planner, may it be for a simple business trip or a tailor-made once in a lifetime journey we will assist you every step of the way.

With compliments from Act of Travel to all Expat Center expats: Book a complimentary consultation so we can get to know you and your travel vision!

To book your complimentary consultation, please click here: https://www.act-of-travel.com/contact-ec

Aileen Martinia Interior Design

Let’s work together to design a joyful, harmonious, inspiring space – One that’s a reflection of your unique personality, interests, and day-to-day needs.

We provide complete design solutions for your home- whatever the scope of your project may be. Our interior design services are both broad and flexible. In fact, we offer as much or as little as you need for your project – from total design to simply refreshing a room. Furthermore, we also offer a home staging service to maximize profit from the sale of your home.

Let’s chat over coffee to discuss your interior wishes and needs!

For more information:
W. https://www.aileenmartinia.com
A. Schipmolen 41 – 1035CG Amsterdam
E. contact@aileenmartinia.com
T. +31 648622130

With compliments from Aileen Martinia Interior Design to all Expat Center expats: The first appointment is FREE OF CHARGE!

atlas-movers

Atlas International Movers – “Worldwide high quality moving services!”

We offer full-service (door-to-door) relocations, and we cater completely to your needs.
To estimate the moving volume, we will schedule a Pre-Move Survey at your residence.
Based on the survey results we will send you our tailor-made quotation.
Atlas International Movers will take care of the entire moving process from door to door, so completely unburdening you of any worries.
You will be assigned a personal move coordinator who will help you with every step of the move.
This fixed contact will coordinate and supervise every phase, including customs clearance procedures in your country of destination.
We will only be satisfied once you and all your possessions are safely in your new home.

With compliments from Atlas International Movers to all Expat Center expats: Receive a 10% discount by using the code EXPATCENTER-NL when sending your request to info@atlas-movers.com

For more information please visit: www.atlas-movers.com

Baby Glimpse – Prenatal Echo Center
www.prenataalechocentrum.nl

Van-Belle-Academy

Van Belle Academy – Wine Classes, Wine Writer, and Certified Educator

Van Belle Academy is a WSET (Wine & Spirits Education Trust) approved school that offers accredited courses in wine education. This accreditation is recognized globally as the top wine educator. We currently offer Levels 1-2.

The focus is on:

  • Vineyard: Management, soils, harvesting, climate
  • Winemaking: techniques within the cellar
  • Grape varietals: Important wine varieties of the world
  • Looking beyond the label: Understanding wine labels and terms
  • Fortified and Sparkling wines
  • Distilled Spirits
  • Wine Service and pairing

For more information please visit: www.vanbelleacademy.com

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BestSecret – Europe’s Most Exclusive Shopping Community

Imagine a place with an extensive selection of designer fashion and sought-after brands for women, men and kids. Where you can access exclusive discounts, speedy delivery and exceptional quality. A place where you collect valuable points with every purchase and unleash a world of added benefits.

You are exclusively invited to share the secret, get ready to enjoy an extensive selection of designer brands at affordable prices by clicking on the link below. Join the first real private shopping club!

With compliments from BestSecret to all Expat Center expats: www.bestsecret.com

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Boom Chicago – English Comedy Shows in Amsterdam

Boom Chicago is a creative organization that produces live comedy shows in English. We offer fast-paced comedy shows; you’ll laugh along with our mix of sharp writing, quick improvisation, video and music.
Our Big House seats 320 people, our intimate Upstairs Theater seats 110 and our renovated bar with high ceilings and stained glass windows, make it the perfect venue for any kind of event. You’ll find our historic theater in the heart of Amsterdam’s Jordaan. The perfect setting for a fun night out with friends, family or colleagues.

With compliments from Boom Chicago to all Expat Center expats: a special 25% discount on all Boom Chicago shows by using the discount code EXPATAMSTERDAM

See what’s on & purchase your tickets now via https://boomchicago.nl/

Bunq – Mobile Banking Services

Bunq is Bank of The Free. They’re here to break free from the status quo and create a bank with you in mind. Valuing progress, transparency and freedom of choice, they’ve revolutionized mobile banking- for you. Without needing to provide a tax number upon registration, you can open a fully mobile bank account in less than 5 minutes. Their app and website are also available in 6 languages and counting. Need help? Their support is multilingual too.

With compliments from Bunq to all Expat Center expats: a free one month trial!

You can check out their website for more information here: https://bunq.com/expats

Dirt Busters – Cleaning and Maintenance Services

Who you gonna call?

DIRT BUSTERS – Cleaning and Maintenance Services
Magalhaensplein 13A-H, 1057 VD Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 3377526

For more information please visit:
https://nl-nl.facebook.com/DIRTBUSTERSAMSTERDAM/

Dutch & Such – Dutch and English Language Courses

Going under the name of Dutch & Such, Nick Walker, offers English and Dutch language lessons in the Amsterdam area. Nick is a creative and passionate teacher, committed to serving anyone who needs to improve their language skills. The Dutch and English courses being offered are at all levels of learning, from elementary to advanced. The main focus of the Dutch group lessons is on understanding and speaking the language. The main focus of the English lessons is fluency in speaking and writing, with a strong focus on Business English.

For more information please visit:
https://dutchandsuch.nl/

Frés Interiors – Great Interior Design!

Whether you are looking to redecorate a single space or redesign your whole home, Frés Interiors pays exceptional attention to harmoniously blending your story and lifestyle into your interior. Our passion for interiors guarantees that we will create something both unique and elegant just for you. Our adagio is: Your Story – Your Interior!

In short our services:
• Designing and styling your (new) home
• Styling and personalizing your furnished apartment (think accessories, your souvenirs, small furnitures, art, window covering, rugs, fabrics, etc.)
• Colour advice
• Personal interior shopping
• Serving as a liaison with reliable local crafts/handymen

With compliments from Fres Interiors to all Expat Center expats: the first hour of advice is free of charge! To claim this offer please use the code FRESINTERIORSEXPAT when sending your request to mail@fresinteriors.nl.

For more information please visit:
https://fresinteriors.nl/

Helpling – Domestic Cleaners

Helpling: The most convenient and transparent platform where you can find domestic cleaners in your area. All cleaners have a profile with customer reviews, their experience and their prices for just a single or recurring bookings. From now on you can easily find the best cleaner that suits your needs perfectly based on thousands of reviews!

With compliments from Helpling to all Expat Center expats: Receive a €10 discount on the first clean by using the code: expatcenter10

To book now, please visit:
https://www.helpling.nl/

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Herome Cosmetics – Cosmetics Brand Specializing in Hand and Nail Care

For over 36 years, Herome has been a leading brand in cosmetics with high-quality products for the treatment and care of hands and nails. Our approach works. We believe in thorough research and the fulfillment of delivering what we promise you. Check out all of our products on the Herôme website via http://www.herome.com/?ref=1 . Beauty is in your hands!

With compliments from Herôme Cosmetics to all Expat Center expats: By clicking on the link above you will receive a Herôme Glass Nail File Travelsize as a gift with purchases over €50,-! Add the Glass Nail File to your shopping cart and fill in the coupon code “vipalliance”.

Htel Serviced Apartments – Short and Extended Stay Apartments

Htel Serviced Apartments provides fully furnished apartments for short and extended stay based on full service. There are 300 apartments in two locations: Amsterdam Buitenveldert and Amstelveen. The apartments are luxurious, spacious and vary in size from 22m2 to 335m2. Htel is unique for business, corporate groups and expat stays. It is also a perfect accommodation for families, holiday’s and relocation. Htel Serviced Apartments is your home…away from home.

For more information please visit: https://htelapartments.com/expats

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Van Houten Kappers – Beauty Salon
www.vanhoutenkappers.nl

Ingrid Bax – Family & Parenting Coach

Moving to another country often comes with an unstable family situation. Children have to move to a new school, the family has to move to a new house, etc. This can create tension in the family, which sometimes is also projected on the work floor. I can support you as a family, by coaching you to create order and clarity in these chaotic situations. I coach with a roadmap and take you, as a family, through different phases resulting in ultimately being a harmonious family again. I coach in the family environment. Online coaching is also possible.

With compliments from Ingrid Bax: Family & Parenting Coach to all Expat Center expats: When buying a 5 session package (total 5 hours) worth the value of €250 you will get the first session (worth the value of €35) for free. That means that you will only pay €215! To claim this special offer please mention the code INGRIDBAXEXPAT when sending your request to info@ingridbax.nl or when calling +31 6 43 99 21 36.

For more information please visit: https://ingridbax.nl/?lang=en

Koach.net – Reach Your Full Potential with the Help of Master Coaches

Koach.net is bringing high quality coaching to you like never before.
As an expat, whether you or your family are looking for
a life coach
or a leadership coach
or a career coach
or a health coach
or a mentor,
Koach.net enables you to find the perfect coach and to have face-to-face or virtual sessions personalized to your goals, schedule, preferences, language and budget.

All our coaches are highly accredited, experienced and specialized in helping you reach your personal and professional goals.

In affiliation with Expat Center, you can book two free sessions with two coaches of your choice, so you can select the coach you are most comfortable and happy to work with.

Koach.net: Reach your full potential with the help of master coaches. Book Your Two Free Sessions

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Lions Clubs Netherlands – Service Club Organization  https://www.lionsclubs.org/en 

Our mission is to support the efforts of Lions clubs and partners in serving communities locally and globally, giving hope and impacting lives through humanitarian service projects and grants.

For more information please contact:

PCC Joost Paijmans
Past Counsel Chairman MD 110 and Arealeader GMT IV-D.
E. joost.paijmans@planet.nl
M. +31 651298314

PDG Mark Wijngaarde
Past Districts Governor 110AN and National Coordinator Lions Specialty Clubs Netherlands
E. mrwijngaarde@cs.com
M. +31 653304135

Living Chi – Spatial & Physical Balance for Abundant Living

Creating a home is more than decorating a space! Just like you, every space has its own energy pattern and therefore influences your wellbeing, your relationships, performance and happiness. Moving to a new country is challenging and I want to support you in having a smooth transition.
Whether you want to evaluate a home’s potential before or after renting/buying, with my personal approach I help at any stage of your move.

Services include:
– Analysis of the property’s impact on all inhabitants
– Detailed plan with suggestions for:
• Best use of rooms, especially distribution of bedrooms
• Placement of the main furniture
• Seating arrangements for successful work/study
• Material and color suggestions
• Advice for creation of good energy flow

The advice can also serve as basis for your interior planning.
There is also a lot you can do yourself during the selection process of your new home too!
I compiled 20 Tips for your home assessment! Click on the below link to get your complimentary e-book!

With compliments from Living Chi to all Expat Center expats: receive a free download of my e-book “20 Feng Shui Tips” by clicking on this link https://www.livingchi.nl/welcome-to-amsterdam/

For more information please email britta@livingchi.nl or call 06-13918054 mentioning the code LIVINGCHIEXPAT.

I am looking forward to connecting shortly!
Britta van Arman, Owner Living Chi

Magpeye-Photography

Magpeye Photography – Professional Photography

Professional photography specializing in creative, commercial and community photography.

For more information, please contact us via:
Email: photographer@magpeyephotography.com
Mobile: 31 (0)6 229 89 591
https://www.magpeyephotography.com/

NedLes – Dutch for Internationals
www.nedles.nl

NENI Amsterdam – Eclectic Eastern Mediterranean Cooking

NENI Amsterdam is part of the NENI family with restaurants and future restaurants opening throughout Europe. With NENI Amsterdam, the former Citroën garage at the Stadionplein has been given new life and the iconic building has been restored in its full glory. NENI Amsterdam offers an East Mediterranean restaurant, NENI Deli for juices, salads and sandwiches with the same NENI philosophy. All bread comes from our very own bakery located in the Deli. Finally there is The Lemonman, a vibrant cocktailbar located above the restaurant, where citrus-inspired cocktails play a central role. The table culture at NENI is informal – it’s easy going. The service is warm and personal- Eating at NENI means being welcomed at an Eastern Mediterranean kitchen table. Exactly on this principle, the NENI concept was built. NENI is passion coupled with openness and love of cuisine. Come and visit us today!

For more information or reservations:
Tel: +31 (0)20-7470098
Email: info@neni-amsterdam.nl
Website: https://neni-amsterdam.nl

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Oger – Luxury Menswear

OGER was founded in 1989 by brothers Martin, Rob and Oger Lusink. OGER is a proud member of The International Menswear Group, a group who offer the world’s best and most stylish menswear. Next to the crème de la crème of Italian brands, like Santoni, Corneliani, Attolini, Jacob Cohën, Moncler and Woolrich, we also produce our own collections; OGER RED, OGER Dressed for Success, OGER Italian Knitwear, OGER Handmade and OGER Napoli. With our wide curated selection of fine menswear, we make sure we distinguish ourselves in the field of service. Our Personal Advisors create a welcoming environment by building rich relationships with the customers. We’re clothing souls here.

With compliments from Oger to all Expat Center expats: receive 5% OFF by using the discount code OGEREXPATVIP

Shop now at www.oger.nl

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Van Poelgeest – Authorized BMW and MINI Car Dealer

With compliments from Van Poelgeest to all Expat Center expats:

A special offer just for you…

With a broad range of models available, there is a BMW to suit every need. Exclusively for the members of Expat Center Netherlands, we can make you a special expat offer. Please let us know if we can be of any further help.

Not convinced yet? There’s no better way to get to know a BMW than by experiencing it for yourself. We would like to arrange your test drive. Please click here: https://www.van-poelgeest.nl/expat-center-netherlands/

Soda Bodyfit – Personal Training
www.sodabodyfit.nl

Soda Bodyfit is the renown Personal Training studio from one of the best known Personal Trainers in the Netherlands, Radmilo Soda. With a team of highly qualified and specialised trainers, Soda Bodyfit provides a completely customised training to people interested in improving his/her physical, fooding and general lifestyle.

For queries about prices regarding training, intake or any other service, please feel free to contact us at: studio@sodabodyfit.nl or by phone on: 020-8461076.

Open from Monday to Friday from 07:00 till 22:00. On Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 08:00 until 17:00 hrs.

The Student Hotel – A Hotel & Home Away from Home for Students, Professionals & Design Savvy Travellers
www.thestudenthotel.com

25+

Years of experience

100.000+

Available Houses

5.000+

Jobs for Expats

157.000

Expats in The Netherlands