Area: 1,481,347 sq km
Population: 722 718 inhabitants (2011)
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .
June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Alaska. In these months there is plenty of wildlife to spot and the temperatures are more pleasant.
American English is the official language in Alaska.
You must have a passport that is valid for return to the Netherlands. An emergency passport is not accepted.
A visa is not necessary if you are traveling with a transport company that works with the “visa waiver program” and staying less than 90 days.
Note: Since 12 January 2009, passengers traveling under the visa waver program to the US, register no later than 72 hours prior to arrival in the US. This registration consists of filling out a questionnaire on the Internet: esta.cbp.dhs.gov .
Embassies and consulates
Dutch Embassy in the United States: dc.the-netherlands.org .
Dutch Consulates in the United States: dc.the-netherlands.org .
US embassy in Netherlands: thehague.usembassy.gov .
US consulate in the Netherlands: amsterdam.usconsulate.gov .
To visit Alaska, you do not need vaccinations.
Money and Money
Alaska is paid to the US dollar (USD).
Traffic and route
In Alaska, you must drive on the right side of the road.
With the Google route planner you to, from or within Alaska provide directions.
In Alaska, you an adapter is needed. You will also need a converter in some cases.
The tap water is safe to drink.
An overview of all the holidays in Alaska, visit Beleven.org .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Alaska can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Alaska can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.