Coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel: The situation around the world is changing dramatically. Various governments have changed their travel warnings to restrict travel during this time. To understand how this may impact cover under your policy, please go to our FAQs and select your country of residence.
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Travel to Belgium is determined by a traffic light system of high, medium and low risk regions in the EU, UK and non-EU Schengen countries. For the most up to date information on where travel restrictions apply, check the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
Check the advice for traveling around Belgium before you go, and follow the advice of authorities. Wearing face masks on public transport is compulsory.
Read the latest answers to FAQs for travel to Belgium.
Historically, Belgium has been generally free of terrorism attacks, however since 2014 the country has been subjected to spontaneous attacks by extremist Islamists who align themselves with Daesh (ISIL). Several foreign governments warn travelers to exercise caution when traveling in Belgium.
In 2015, the Belgian Government has issued a Level 3 security warning across the entire country, which indicates a serious threat of terrorism exists. Many foreign governments have suggested travelers keep a heightened level of vigilance in public places while traveling around major locations in Belgium, especially around shopping centers, transport hubs, airports and during major events. It's also a good idea to listen to any announcements issued by Belgian authorities.
Security has also been increased at border crossings, transport hubs and airports.
Please check your government's advice for travel to Belgium before departure. We care about your personal safety and wellbeing, and it's important you adhere to all government issued travel warnings.
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Belgium is generally a safe place for travel, however there is a bit of crime here and there. Find out how to stay safe while traveling with these tips.