Belgium is part of Europe with main city at
Brussels. It's usually 🌤️ 8.62 °C in Belgium with a rainfall of 🌧 56.97 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 🌤️ ~8.62 °C 🌧 ~56.97 mm 👨👩👦👦 11M people
🛡️ Travel safety
fiber_manual_record Do not travel
All travel to the EU and Schengen Area is strictly restricted for non-EU nationals for 30 days from 17 March. All non-essential movement outdoors is prohibited until 19 April. Some exemptions exist, though you should minimise travel and practice social distancing measures. If you're in Belgium and wish to leave, be aware that departure options are becoming more limited. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belgium.
issued date: April 2, 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.