KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe

Venue + Travel

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe is rescheduled to August 13 – 16, 2020. Howeverwe highly recommend holding on booking your travel or hotel accommodations unless they are fully refundable in case we determine we do need to change this to a virtual event, due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Please check the Novel Coronavirus Update page for up to date information.


Venue Information

RAI Amsterdam

Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

The RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre sits just 15 minutes outside of the city center near the Amsterdam-Zuid (Amsterdam South) borough.

Hotel Information

All room reservations within the official KubeCon + CloudNativeCon room blocks have been automatically canceled without a cancellation fee.  

If you booked your hotel room outside the official block or at another hotel, please cancel your reservation directly with the hotel and follow the hotel’s policy for the cancellation fee. 

If you booked other accommodations (hostels, Airbnb, etc.) please cancel your reservation directly with the vendor and follow the vendor’s policy for the cancellation fee.

To assist with your cancellation, you can download our formal letter to our travel partners for your use.

We are working with our host hotels to recreate the room block for August 2020.  We will upload new hotel information, rates, and reservation links here as the event gets closer. 


Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking link provided below or by calling the hotel directly. If you receive a phone call or email from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at housing@linuxfoundation.org.

Need more info or have questions? Please contact us at housing@linuxfoundation.org.


Hotel NH Amsterdam Centre

At the Hotel NH Amsterdam Centre, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€224 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 2.8km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

NH Amsterdam Zuid

At the NH Amsterdam Zuid, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€184 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 2.4km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

NH City Center Amsterdam

At the NH City Center Amsterdam, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€229 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 3.4km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

NH Hotel Museum Quarter

At the NH Hotel Museum Quarter, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€209 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 1.9km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

Hotel NH Collection Amsterdam Flower Market

At the Hotel NH Collection Amsterdam Flower Market, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€244 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 2.8km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

NH Amsterdam Schiller

At the NH Amsterdam Schiller, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€224 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 3.0km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

Holiday Inn Amsterdam

At the Holiday Inn Amsterdam, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rates:

Single Occupancy: €209 + city tax
Double Occupancy: €229 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 900m

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation before March 2, 2020 is free of charge. If cancellation is after March 2, 2020, the guest will be charged 100% of room and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

nhow Amsterdam RAI

At the nhow Amsterdam RAI, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rate:

€259 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 450m

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days, the guest will be charged 100% of the stay including breakfast and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

Apollo Hotel Amsterdam

At the Apollo Hotel Amsterdam, we have negotiated the following discounted hotel rates:

Executive Harbour View Queen: €269 + city tax

Rate Includes: VAT, Breakfast, and Wi-Fi

Distance to RAI Amsterdam: 1.4km

Room Block Closes: To Be Updated
(Please note, the rate is valid until the cut-off date or the room block is full)

Dates with Availability: To Be Updated

Cancellation Policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival the room can be canceled free of charge. If cancellation is within 14 days will be charged the full room and tax.

Early Departure Fee
A full charge will apply for early departure.

No-Show Fee
A full charge will apply for no-show.

Getting There

For flights, many airlines have started adding temporary cancellation policies or are waiving change fees. We suggest that you review the airline website with which you booked to see whether their current policy allows changes.

The RAI Amsterdam is located just 10 minutes from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and has its own train station. The centre is also easily reachable by local metro, tram or bus. You can find more information on travel to RAI on their website.

Driving to the venue?
Onsite parking is available at the venue. The regular parking fee is € 4.00 per hour with a maximum of € 25.00 per day.

Airline Discounts

American Airlines

We have contracted with American Airlines for our KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North Europe Conference in Amsterdam this coming March 2020.  Discounts are valid during the following travel dates of August 1, 2020 – September 1, 2020. Discounted flights are available into the Amsterdam Airport (AMS). 

You may book flights online at www.aa.com.When booking online enter the promotion code A6880BJ for a 4% discount. Place the Promotion Code in the promotion code box and your discount will be calculated automatically. Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-433-1790, please reference the promotional code when you call. 

Please use our preferred partner, American Airlines when you can because of the benefits provided to you as a traveler and to our organization for extended partner value.


Delta Airlines 

Delta Airlines is pleased to offer a discounted rate for those attending KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2020. Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com/meetings or by calling our Delta Meeting Network Reservations at +1-800-328-1111 (Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 7:30 pm CST). 

Please note that direct ticketing charges will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, please select BOOK YOUR MEETING RESERVATION and add your itinerary request.  In the middle of the page, you will need to enter your MEETING EVENT CODE, which is NY33C. Continue to follow the remaining prompts. 

Discounts are valid through the below travel dates:
August 1, 2020 – September 1, 2020.

Discounts are valid for travel to Amsterdam, The Netherlands (AMS)

Discounts range from 2-10% based on Domestic fares and 3-25% on International fares.


United Airlines

We are pleased to partner with United Airlines for air travel to our upcoming event.

Visit www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter ZJDD136739 in the Offer Code box to receive your discount.

MileagePlus members earn Premier Qualifying Dollars and miles for their travel.

You may also call United Meeting Reservation Desk at (800) 426-1122 during the following times:

  • Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Eastern Time
  • Saturday – Sunday | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Eastern Time

Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. International customers may contact their local United Reservation Desk.

Discounted travel is valid for the following dates to and from KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North Europe 2020: August 7, 2020 – August 19, 2020, into (AMS) Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Discounts range between 2-10% on all available fares.

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