Brussels Expat Insurance & City Guide
Brussels, the capital of the kingdom of Belgium is also the ‘capital’ of Europe. As well as its historic monuments, Brussels always has something to share with you, which can be found on every street corner.
1. Dining in Brussels
Brussels will bring you a huge diversity of meal types. Brussels benefits from close ties to the coast and agricultural traditions, but despite having made gastronomic leaps forward in recent years, most restaurants in the city still celebrate Belgium’s excellent national dish: Moules et Frites (mussels and chips). If you are a beer lover, Brussels will be your nirvana.
2. Shopping in Brussels
Once you have located the best places to visit for each type of good, you may also want to have a look at how to buy the best Belgian chocolates, where to buy nice Belgian beer (without getting ripped off!) and also a few places to go for duty-free and souvenir shopping.
3. Healthcare in Brussels
In Brussels, by law, all self-employed people and employees are eligible to enroll in a social insurance security system. There are some special health insurance plans which have been designed specifically for expats. Expats would want to have emergency evacuation covered in their international health insurance plan. To know about healthcare system in Brussels check out our healthcare region page.
4. Insurance for Expatriates in Brussels
Most expatriates will want to obtain international medical coverage if residing in Brussels. Medical evacuation is recommended along with a plan that provided global medical treatment. A plan that will provide reimbursement for medical expenses via a large network of hospitals is recommended. Many expats should also obtain global life and disability insurance coverage.
Here is a list of different types of insurance coverage you will want if you are planning to become an expatriate in Brussels:
- International Health Insurance
- Expat Life and Disability Insurance
- Travel Insurance
- Evacuation Coverage
- Group Expat Insurance Plans