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Bhutanese citizens travelling to Belgium

Citizens of Bhutan that are travelling to Belgium need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Belgium

🤝 friendly locals
⚡ Above average wifi
❄️ cold weather
💰 expensive cost of living
Not many tourists
🏛️ Lots of history
👯‍♂️ good for parties

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Proximus, and Mobile Vikings


💦 Can I drink tap water?

Yes, you can generally drink tap water. This may not apply in smaller towns and rural areas. Double-check when you arrive.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is EUR.

1 BTN = 0.012723 EUR

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $11.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

All travel to the EU and Schengen Area is strictly restricted for non-EU nationals for 30 days from 17 March. If you're in Belgium and wish to leave, be aware that departure options are becoming more limited. All non-essential movement outdoors is prohibited until 5 April. Some exemptions exist, though you should minimise travel and practice social distancing measures. Non-essential shops and retail outlets are closed. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belgium.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Belgium. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (5.00 / 5)
Safety (3.75 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.09 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$102.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$11.00 USD

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