Find cheap car rental deals in Brussels, Belgium
The global city of Brussels is constantly alive with the buzz of political activity, a lively dining scene, and sightseers hopping between cultural attractions. Rent a car through Orbitz for total flexibility when exploring this dynamic, cosmopolitan city, then drive out to some of the historic towns that surround the beautiful Belgian capital.
Renting a car in Brussels can be quick and easy. Cut out a lot of the hassle by using Orbitz to find your ideal car. Read our quick guide to renting here to make the process even easier.
Take your pick of rental car options. This populous, tourist-friendly city offers a wide range of car rental companies and vehicle models. Choose from brands such as Sixt, Alamo, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, Hertz, Enterprise and more. Compacts, sedans, luxury cars, vans and four-wheel drives are all available for exploring the city.
Naturally, there are numerous car rental outlets in Brussels International Airport. You’ll also find companies in the city center, particularly around the main train station.
You have to be 21 to rent a car in Brussels. Note that many rental companies add surcharges for drivers younger than 25.
Bring your driving license and your credit card. Some companies may also require an International Driving Permit.
There are no restrictions on rental cars being driven from Belgium to the bordering nations of France, Luxembourg, Germany or the Netherlands. If you’re planning on traveling further afield, check with your rental car provider.
Brussels is a city that demands days of exploring, but it’s also conveniently located near several other enchanting Belgian destinations. Use your rental car to hit the capital’s different neighborhoods, then drive out of the city to discover the rest of the country.
The highlight of ‘Europe’s Capital’ is its magical medieval center. Start in the Grand Place, possibly one of the continent’s finest town squares, where each building is an architectural marvel. From there, head out to some of the city’s world-class museums. Don’t miss the Museum of Musical Instruments or the nearby Royal Museums of Fine Arts.
Drive for under an hour to reach the miraculously preserved city of Ghent, one of Belgium’s finest historical treasures. Best of all, it’s still relatively undiscovered. Stroll along its stunning waterfront, pausing to admire the castle of Gravensteen and the 14th-century House of Alijn (now a museum), and you’ll wonder why the city isn’t swamped with tourists.
The home city of Rubens is a must-see for art and architecture enthusiasts, with elegant buildings to gawp at around every corner, and enough museums and galleries to satisfy even the hungriest culture vulture. Among its many highlights is the MAS, a vast, multifaceted attraction covering fine art, multimedia installations, and rotating, themed exhibits.