The Hague - Post Report Question and Answers

What kind of car do you recommend bringing to post, given the terrain, availability of parts, burglary/carjacking risks, etc.? What kind of car do you advise not to bring?

Any car will do. A smaller car may be nicer because the roads in some places are narrow. The parking spots are smaller here as well. You will be fine with an SUV though. This may be a better option if you plan to travel through Europe by car. - Feb 2021

Any really, though it may be difficult parking a large SUV. We brought a medium-sized USA SUV and have had no problems. - Jan 2019

Roads are great so no issues there. Preferably something small and European because they're easier and cheaper to fix. Small SUV will work but it's a hassle to park. - Feb 2015

Bring a small car - please. Full-sized SUV's are present but they are ridiculous here. Fuel is heavily taxed and road taxes vary based on fuel type. Currently gas is about 1.75 Euro / liter. Diesel is cheaper and very common - but road taxes are much high for non-exempted personnel. - Jun 2014

Any kind is fine but smaller is better for parking purposes and European cars have more accessible parts. - Apr 2014

A smaller car is better...narrow streets and tight parking places make this a better option. - Jul 2011

Nothing bigger than a small SUV or minivan like a Honda Odessy. Streets are very narrow and parking garages are not made for larger vehicles. Service locations are available locally - if US Spec vehicle I would order my parts off the internet or get them from the US Military base. - Nov 2010

All cars are OK, but smaller cars are easier to park. - Jul 2010

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