Belgium is part of Europe with main city at
Brussels. It's usually 🌤️ 3.17 °C in Belgium with a rainfall of 🌧 84.11 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Belgium. Internet speed in Belgium is on average 14.2 Mbps. In Belgium you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a
population of 11M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages
spoken are French, German and Dutch. Automatic teller machines are very common in Belgium. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~3.17 °C 🌧 ~84.11 mm 👨👩👦👦 11M people
🛡️ Travel safety
fiber_manual_record Do not travel
Non-essential travel by non-EU citizens and residents into Belgium from outside the EU and Schengen Area and the UK is currently restricted. Travel to Belgium from within the EU, Schengen Area and the UK is currently permitted, though you may be subject to quarantine if you have travelled from a specified high-risk region. If you're 12 years and older you must wear a nose-and-mouth covering on public transport and within transit hubs, including airports. Masks are also highly recommended for all persons in shops and in situations where social distancing is not possible. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Belgium.
issued date: July 17, 2020
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.