GENERAL INFORMATION

Unfurnished rooms can be cheaper to rent and since most rooms in the Netherlands are unfurnished, you may need to furnish your room yourself. This doesn’t have to be expensive as there are many DIY stores, second-hand stores and second-hand websites and Facebook pages. Below useful stores are mentioned (most of their websites are in Dutch). However, if you manage to understand some Dutch or you know someone who can assist you they could be useful. Many foreign students successfully use websites like these with the help of Google Translator or Google Chrome. You can use their home delivery services or you can look them up online and visit the actual stores all located in Breda.

Stores

IKEA — Furniture & everything you may need http://www.ikea.com/nl/nl/

Leen Bakker — Furniture http://www.leenbakker.nl/

Kwantum — Furniture & DIY https://www.kwantum.nl/

Gamma — DIY store

Formido — DIY store

Marktplaats — http://www.marktplaats.nl/ (second-hand website handy for bikes and furniture)

Emmaus Kringloop — http://www.emmaus-breda-veilingkade.nl/home/ (second-hand furniture shop)

Vindingrijk Kringloop — www.vindingrijkbreda.nl/ (second-hand furniture shop)

 

Facebook pages:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2ehandsverkoop/?ref=ts&fref=ts (residents of Breda selling items such as furniture and clothes )

https://www.facebook.com/groups/375195449252311/?ref=ts&fref=ts (residents of Breda selling items such as furniture and clothes )

https://www.facebook.com/groups/fietsen.breda/?ref=ts&fref=ts (residents of Breda selling second-hand bikes)