Business travel can quite literally take you all over the world however, if you end up in Eindhoven for a few days, at least you don't have to worry about language issues or ordering food from an unintelligible menu. There isnt even much of a time difference, so you won't have to worry about jetlag either. Best of all, Eindhoven isn't crammed full of tourists but it is a lively, modern city and there are more than enough things on offer to keep business travelers entertained for a few days.
One of Eindhoven's claims to fame is that Philips, the behemoth of the electronics industry, was based in the city for decades. In fact before Philips opened a factory there, Eindhoven was relatively small. But the city grew alongside the company and today it is one of the largest cities in the Netherlands. If you want to learn more about the light bulb and how it came into being, visit the Philips museum in the heart of the city.
Much of Eindhoven was destroyed during the Second World War, but there are a few cultural attractions worth seeing, many of which can be explored on foot. The Historical Open Air Museum offers some interesting insights into the city's past. Or on a fine day, take a walk to one of Eindhoven's lovely green parks and soak up the sun for a few hours.
A dynamic city that pulses with technology and design, Eindhoven is an important hub for trade in the Netherlands. However theres more to the city than commercial attractions, so take the time to discover all that Eindhoven has to offer to its visitors.
Although renowned for its modern magnificence, Eindhoven is an old city that has been influenced by history. During your stay you can learn about anything from technology at the Phillips and DAF Museum, to the areas medieval past at the Historic OpenAir Museum.More about Eindhoven Airport
Looking at cheap car hire in Eindhoven is one way of making the most of your leisure time in the city.
Thrifty have some great deals on car hire in Eindhoven and their prices only ever reflect the services you ask for. Thrifty car hire tariffs are transparent and free from hidden fees and costs, which is what you might expect from a car hire company that has been around for more than 50 years.
Thrifty Eindhoven vehicles can be booked for collection from all major airports and transport terminals.
Eindhoven is not the most picturesque city in the Netherlands, although it does have plenty to offer thrifty Eindhoven business travelers in the short term. If you want to explore the more scenic parts of Holland, you need to hire a car and head out beyond Eindhoven to check out Amsterdam, Nijmegen and Den Bosch, all of which are only a short drive away.
Eindhoven is a vibrant industrial place, so the next time you end up there on business, make sure you get out and explore the city.