Belgian Car Rentals

Driving a Car in Belgium:

Belgium has a preponderance of speed traps, traffic cameras and unmarked police cars.

Be careful and obey traffic laws at all times.

Speeding, in particular, is not tolerated so expect high fines if you are caught driving over the speed limit in Belgium.

Belgium also has a blood alcohol limit of .05 mg/ml.

Children under 3 years of age cannot travel in the front seat unless they have a proper restraint system.

Warning triangles and fire extinguishers are mandatory.

First aid kits are suggested but not required.

Valid national drivers license valid for more than 1 year is required in Belgium.

Non-Roman script license requires an International Drivers Permit from current country of residence in combination with a local license.

For Brussels Airport (Zaventem Airport) car rentals are located in the arrival hall.

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The Brussels South Charleroi Airport is located 45 minutes from Brussels city center, south of the Netherlands, north-west of France, Luxembourg and West Germany.

Speed Limits in Belgium

Moterway and Dual Carriageways
120 kn/h

Open Road
90 km/h

Town
50 km/h

Schools, Hospitals and Churches
30 km/h