If your trip to Brussels is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a helping hand.Discover the best of what this place has to offer by adding La Grand Place and Manneken Pis Statue to your must-see list. If you have an extra day up your sleeve, drop by Cathedral of St. Michael and Museum of Musical Instruments as well.Not too far from the city center, Royal Palace of Brussels is one sight to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have some space on your travel schedule, Brussels Park and Avenue Louise will keep you amused too.
If you’re up for more adventure, keep on cruising to Antwerp, 25 miles from Brussels. You’ll find plenty more interesting things to see and do here, such as Antwerp Zoo and Antwerp Market Square. Nothing says living big like a road trip, so keep on cruising to Bruges. It’s 55 miles away and also offers a few worthwhile sights, such as Bruges Market Square and Bruges Belfry.
Booking a rental car is a wonderful option for professionals who travel all the time. If your time in Brussels is mostly for business-related purposes, you should know where all the business and convention centers are located. Here are just a few of the top suggestions:
Square Brussels Meeting Centre (0.2 miles away).
Halles de Saint-Gery (0.3 miles away).
Claridge (1 mile away).
Having your own car in Brussels will give you more flexibility to squeeze in as many activities as possible. Maybe you’re in the mood to leave town, explore country lanes, and go where the wind blows. If so, pick up one of our SUVs and have a look at the caves in the surrounding area. If you’d rather experience city life, jump behind the wheel of something small. Navigating busy streets and traffic will be much less stressful with a compact or mini car.
For some people, owning a luxury vehicle is little more than a lofty dream. But renting the car of your dreams is easier than you think! Imagine cruising the open roads in a snazzy sports car, even if it’s only for a short while. Or maybe you’re just after a dependable set of wheels to bring you safely from point A to point B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit you in Brussels.
Getting your hands on a car space in Brussels isn’t always simple. That’s why many search for a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around the city, keep a close eye on the signage. Overstaying the maximum time limit could land you a steep fine.
It’s safe to assume you’ll experience some traffic congestion in Brussels, which has a population of about 1,019,000. For smoother travels, you may want to avoid the roads in the early and late rush hours.
Most residential areas in the city of Brussels have a 30mph speed limit. Outside these built-up areas, the speed limits normally range between 20mph and 75mph.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental car company may charge the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. This is the most common practice. Alternatively, it may forward your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued straight to you.
Yes, it is illegal to use your cell phone while operating a vehicle in Brussels. This also includes holding a phone while driving, as well as using hands-free functions like Bluetooth.
In Brussels, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) over 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks with dinner, it’d be wise to leave your car behind.
Turning on a red light isn’t permitted in Brussels. Be on the lookout for traffic signs and lights to ensure you don’t breach any road rules.
They are, so buckle up. However, there are some exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation networks.