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If your trip to Hamont-Achel is all sorted out but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.
If you're eager to see more, Lommel Sahara, Snow Valley and Kleine Brogel Air Base are top picks with visitors and within a quick drive of the town center.
Don't just journey from point A to B. Get more out of your rental car by making a detour to Antwerp. Only 47 miles from Hamont-Achel, it's home to excellent attractions like Antwerp Zoo and Antwerp Market Square. Brussels, 59 miles away, is another destination that's worth the trek. Swing by Atomium and La Grand Place, two must-see attractions in the area.
Hang out with the local crowd while you're in Hamont-Achel by heading to an event at one of the popular convention centers. There are some terrific things on, so have a look at the schedule and write down a date. Recommended places include:
Here are our top tips on how to hit the road with extra cash in your wallet:
Rent a car and explore Hamont-Achel your way. Want to head out into some nearby natural areas? Pick up the keys to a full-size car. This vehicle is ideal for those craving adventure in the great outdoors. Just want to get comfortably from A to B and traveling lightly? If you're not planning on driving very far, a fuel-efficient mini is an excellent option.
You'll be pleased to hear that there's a wide variety of both luxury and economy vehicles to rent in Hamont-Achel. What you opt for is largely dependent on how much you're willing to spend and what you're hoping to do. Specialty vehicles often spare no expense when it comes to comfort and class. If you're splurging, why not book an SUV with all the bells and whistles, or perhaps an upmarket medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a set of wheels to get you from A to B as efficiently as possible, we can help you out with an economy compact vehicle (or something else that won't break the bank).
There's more to driving in Hamont-Achel than simply buckling up and putting your foot on the gas. Get the scoop on the most important rules and regulations here:
You'll need to stick to the right while driving in Hamont-Achel. In addition, exercise a bit of extra caution if it's your first time on the road here. Once you have a feel for how the locals drive, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
Finding a parking spot in Hamont-Achel is a snap. You won't need to repeatedly go around the block in dense traffic here — and that's why the locals love it. There's plenty of off and on-street parking to choose from.
While cruising through the streets of Hamont-Achel, keep in mind that the speed limits generally range from 30 km/h to 120 km/h. Residential zones are 50 km/h unless otherwise signed.
Most of the time, your car rental company will bill the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may provide your contact information to the relevant local authority so they can send a fine to you directly.
Like many places, regular cell phone usage is not permitted while behind the wheel in Hamont-Achel. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just be sure to keep your eyes on the road.
In Hamont-Achel, it's a fineable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you're going to have a few drinks with lunch or dinner, leave your rental car behind.
You aren't permitted to turn at a red light in Hamont-Achel. When you encounter one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light goes back to green.
Seat belts are compulsory in Limburg. Having said that, these rules may differ for some vehicles, like those operated by public transportation systems.