Belgium is part of Europe with main city at
Brussels. Its Developed country with a
population of 11M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are French, German and Dutch. the Kingdom of Belgium is the formal name of Belgium It is adviced to Exercise a high degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~2.20 °C 🌧 ~74.87 mm 👨👩👦👦 11M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise a high degree of caution
We've updated our advice with new information under safety about Belgium's emergency notification system. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise a high degree of caution in Belgium.
issued date: December 20, 2019
Belgium uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.
The languages that are typically spoken are French, German and Dutch
💱 Currencies Used
Belgium uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Belgium (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Belgium. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Belgium. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.