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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #225 on: March 15, 2016, 01:47:53 PM »
Bump..please reply (or should I start a new thread :) ).

I have IHG points that I am hoping to use for Brussels hotel. I see 2 options, Holiday Inn : Brussels - Schuman at Breydelstraat 20-24 , Brussels, 1040 , Belgium or Crowne Plaza : Brussels - Le Palace. Suggestions which one to pick?

TIA.

Hmmm..am I doing something wrong??

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #226 on: March 19, 2016, 09:56:26 PM »
Planning a quick trip to Brussels (or surrounding area) in June, will be there for only 24 hours or so (7 AM - 6 AM). Should we do Brussels or Antwerp? I see mention of the grand place, the manneken pis, the atomium and mini europe in the thread. Just looking to see main things and have Belgian waffles (tried them for the first time in Victoria, Canada, and loved them).

If you only eat Kosher you should come to Antwerp as (AFAIK) there's no place in Brussels that has Kosher belgian wafers at this time.

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #227 on: March 19, 2016, 10:42:34 PM »
If you only eat Kosher you should come to Antwerp as (AFAIK) there's no place in Brussels that has Kosher belgian wafers at this time.

Don't know about Kosher food, but just want the best food :)

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #228 on: March 24, 2017, 12:50:56 PM »
Any place In Antwerp to get sandwichs this motzai shabbos?
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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #229 on: June 12, 2017, 02:34:26 PM »
Hello, I'm going to Belgium next week. Does anyone know any private car rental companies?
I'm 31, but my license is only 10 months old. All big companies require that you hold the license over 12 months.

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #230 on: June 12, 2017, 05:27:09 PM »
Hello, I'm going to Belgium next week. Does anyone know any private car rental companies?
I'm 31, but my license is only 10 months old. All big companies require that you hold the license over 12 months.
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Where in Belgium? Maybe try Valko in Antwerp.

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #231 on: January 15, 2018, 08:06:50 AM »
Whatever the general pros and cons of Antwerp vs. Brussels?

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #232 on: March 11, 2018, 06:02:59 AM »
Where can I pick up the train/bus in Antwerp (Belgielei area) to BRU?
Have a flight at 4:40pm
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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #233 on: April 16, 2018, 10:47:12 AM »
Is it worth going to Antwerp from Amsterdam for a day trip?
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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #234 on: April 16, 2018, 10:49:36 AM »
Is it worth going to Antwerp from Amsterdam for a day trip?
Looking into this as well. Zoo looks fun and I'm told there are nice restaurants in Antwerp.

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #235 on: April 18, 2018, 07:36:20 PM »
Is it worth going to Antwerp from Amsterdam for a day trip?

Definitely. Among other reasons: kosher food, lovely unique Jewish community, very nice city.

One thing that might be really cool is to rent the city bike (similar system as many other cities where you pay for the day/week and than have the first 30/60 minutes free each time)

Itís just about an hour train with Thalys and a little longer with ICE which is cheaper or you can also drive.

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #236 on: April 18, 2018, 07:39:45 PM »
Where can I pick up the train/bus in Antwerp (Belgielei area) to BRU?
Have a flight at 4:40pm

I guess this is too late but thereís a direct train from the train statio (Antwerpen Centraal). You can ask anyone on the street to direct you

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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #237 on: April 18, 2018, 08:15:38 PM »
Definitely. Among other reasons: kosher food, lovely unique Jewish community, very nice city.

One thing that might be really cool is to rent the city bike (similar system as many other cities where you pay for the day/week and than have the first 30/60 minutes free each time)

Itís just about an hour train with Thalys and a little longer with ICE which is cheaper or you can also drive.
Not really going to see the Jewish community on a day trip.
Can't bike with 3 kids including an infant.
What makes the city nice?
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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #238 on: April 19, 2018, 02:33:35 AM »
I guess this is too late but thereís a direct train from the train statio (Antwerpen Centraal). You can ask anyone on the street to direct you
thanks, I ended up doing exactly that. It runs every 14min, costs ~10euro and is extremely punctual.
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Re: Brussels, Belgium Master Thread
« Reply #239 on: April 20, 2018, 01:32:25 AM »
thanks, I ended up doing exactly that. It runs every 14min, costs ~10euro and is extremely punctual.

Careful. It might have bigger intervals but you can always check on belgianrail.be