Comprising 30,528 square kilometres, Belgium is the perfect size for a driving holiday. Why choose just one destination, when you can visit several in the comfort of car or van hire with Europcar? Sharing borders with France, Luxemburg, Germany, and the Netherlands, Belgium has several colourful and eclectic cities like Liege and Charleroi which are well-worth a visit.
As the heart of the European Parliament, Brussels is frequently visited for business but also by some European tourists coming to visit the Belgian Capital for the weekend. Whether you are in the Brussels or in another city nearby, there are 26 Europcar stations spread out across the country - each as convenient as the next.
Europcar car hire specific offers and benefits in Belgium
When you choose Europcar Belgium, there are several special advantages you can access.
Europcar Belgium’s Selection fleet is filled with the most desirable cars. From cabriolets, or luxury rides like the Bentley Flying Spur, to 4x4 models including the Mercedes-Benz ML and the Audi Q5.
Get your hire car in Belgium, faster with Online Check-In. This free system lets you fill out any paperwork beforehand - saving valuable time before you reach the check-in desk. You’ll be on your way in no time.
Discover Europcar’s international loyalty scheme Privilege programme, with four tier levels: Privilege Club, Privilege Executive, Privilege Elite and Privilege Elite VIP. When you rent with us, the Privilege loyalty programme gives you rewards points. With Privilege you to get a free weekend’s car hire, every time you move up a tier level.
Driving in Belgium
Like the majority of Europe, in Belgium, cars drive on the right hand side of the road and overtake on the left. Take care where you overtake, as certain areas are prohibited, including level crossings, traffic ramps and pedestrian crossings.
You can rent a car in Belgium with a driving licence from EU and EEA countries.
Paid parking zones are regulated by parking metres or automatic machines, with different payment methods. Blue markings are used to indicated paid parking areas.
At the moment, Belgian motorways do not have tolls.
The maximum speed limit for vehicles driving on motorways and dual carriageways is 120 km/h. Roads outside of built up areas, there are maximum speeds of 90 km/h (in the Wallonia and Brussels region), whereas it is 70 km/h in the Flemish region.
In built up areas the speed limit decreases to 50 km/h and for strictly residential areas, it is 20 km/h.