Miscellaneous

  • Smoking There is a total ban on smoking in public spaces, railway stations, catering establishments and shop floors in Flanders. Catering establishments may however dispose of a separate smoking facility. Any violation will be punished by means of fines.
  • Drinking It is prohibited to sell or serve alcohol to youngsters under the age of 16. Liquor cannot be sold or served to people under the age of 18.
  • Tipping Service charges are usually included in bills. Tips are optional. Tips for taxis are included in meter fare.