Brussels Airport or Brussels Zavantem Airport as it is also known is the busiest airport in Belgium. It is one of two airports that serve the city of Brussels. If you have decided to take car hire at Brussels Zavantem Airport, it is an easy 11 km drive into the city.
Brussels Zavantem Airport has one main terminal building which has 2 piers. The airport has many useful facilities including mobile phone rental, a pharmacy and a travel agent, just in case you need to change travel plans. For all your money services, Travelex have currency exchange counters at the airport and there are plenty of ATMs, including ones that have multiple currencies. If you want to surf the net whilst you wait for your flight, there is Wi-Fi access and internet terminals at the communication centre. When you get hungry, there are a number of options. You can have a healthy drink at Helixer Smoothie Bar and a toasted sandwich at Provencette Promenade or go for a classic burger at Flying Tigers. In Pier A, you can have seafood at Black Pearl and tapas at Beaudevian. If you find yourself in Pier B, try sushi at Seafood and Wine Bar or have a beer and a snack at Leffe Plaza. You can shop until you drop at the airport! Visit the Chocolate Factory for delicious Belgian chocolates and for fine local produce, go to Gourmet. If its fashion you are looking for head to Massimo Dutti and Espirit. Luxury brand names like Tommy Hilfiger and Burberry can also be found and you can even buy diamonds at Gautam. There is also a supermarket and a bookstore for all those last minute items for your journey.
Brussels is the capital of Belgium and a true melting pot and at a crossroad of cultures. Visit the historic centre and discover ornate traditional buildings at the La Grand Place, with its 300 year old city tower and don’t forget to see the legendary Mannekin Pis. For excellent seafood restaurants visit St Catherine’s Square and for bars, Place de Gery. You can shop on the Rue Antoine Dansaert or discover the bohemian St Gilles. Look out for the iconic Atomium sculpture that has become a symbol for Brussels as well as the Palais de Justice. Get out of the city with car hire in Brussels and see the historic cities of Bruges and Ghent.