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DVM Furnished Housing
Chaussée Bara 280
1420 - Braine L'Alleud
Belgium - Find Us

VAT # BE 0436.817.427
Phone Office: +32.2.354.86.10
Cell: +32.479.35.18.40

info@dvmbelgium.com

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Useful links

(alphabetically listed by subject title)

Airports

Brussels International Airport (Zaventem)
Flight Information regarding arrivals & departures: tel: 0900.70.000
Brussels South (Charleroi) Airport

Banks

Some of the banks located in Waterloo, Lillois and Braine L'Alleud.
Citibank
BNP Paribas Fortis
Dexia
ING
KBC

Before You come to Belgium…

Passport/Visa

For information on passport and visa requirements to Belgium:
Travelling with pets
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs website has information on bringing pets (cats and dogs) into Belgium.
Visit the following links for further information:
For English speaking veterinary doctors/surgeons, see 'Doctors' section.
Dog kennel contact
Alphadog Training Center (Leefdaal near Tervuren)
Tel: 016.44.73.40. Mob: 0475.64.03.51.

Car Rental

Some of the many car rental companies located in Waterloo and Brussels area (many are located at Brussels international Airport).

Argus rental
Car Hire
Europcar
Hertz
Budget

Communes

Links to the official Brain l'Alleud and Waterloo Commune websites:

Braine l'Alleud Commune (site in French)

http://www.braine-lalleud.be/braine.html

Waterloo Commune (site in French and English)

http://www.waterloo.be/index.cfm?l=2


Doctors

Doctor on call: tel:02.354.1594

English speaking Medical Practitioner

Dr. Blackman

Avenue du Longchamp 5.1410 Waterloo.Tel. nr. 02.385.1878

Urgencies: Mob: 0475.719945

Dentists (English spoken)

Dr. Ha Hoang Thai dentiste L.S.D.

Ha Denta Clinic

Chaussée de Wavre 316.1050 Ixelles.Tel. 02.649.4525.Mob: 0486.056496

Dr. Béatrice Lefebvre

Drève Richelle 225.1410 Waterloo.Tel. 02.351.1216

Veterinarian

Veterinarian on call: tel:02.633.1035

English speaking Veterinary doctor/surgeon

Dr. Patrick Belcour

Chaussée de Bruxelles 502.1410 Waterloo.Tel. 02.354.7627


Embassies

Index of Embassies and Consulates in Belgium

http://www.opt.be/contenus/embassies_and_consulates/en/103.html


Emergency Services

Emergency SOS: 100

Ambulance and Fire: 100

Emergency Help via Police: 101/112

Red Cross: 105

Children Help Line: 103

Child Focus: 110

Anti-Poison Center: 070.24.52.45

Burns Center: 02.268.62.00

Blood Bank: 02.349.52.00

Info. Drugs: 02.227.52.52


Expats Community

xPats

http://www.xpats.com/

British Expatriate Network Forums

http://www.british-expats.com/

Easy expat

http://www.easyexpat.com/brussels_en.htm

Expats

http://www.expats.com/

Expatica

http://www.expatica.com/

ExpatsinBrussels

http://www.expatsinbrussels.com/

CSH Help-Line

English-speaking 24-hour help and info. service: Tel:02/648.40.14


Fitness centers

Waterloo: FIT FOR FUN

Rue François Libert 25A Boîte 2 / 1410 Waterloo / Tel: 02/351.84.33

Braine L'Alleud: FIT FOR FUN

Rue du Jardinier 39 / 1420 Braine l'Alleud / Tel: 02/385.00.54

Waterloo: Royal Wellness

Chaussée de Bruxelles 63 / 1410 Waterloo / 02/351.15.18


Food & Shopping

Resto

Online restaurant guide to restaurants in Belgium. Online booking is also available on the website.

http://www.resto.be/ware/index.jsp?lg=EN

Restaurant: 'La Pate et Ose' in Waterloo http://www.lapateetose.be/

Restaurant Le 'RiveSide' in Genval by a private lake http://www.riveside.be 

Resto Presto: Catering delivery service delivering food to your home: http://www.restopresto.be/

Pizza Hut delivery: http://www.pizzahut.be/fr/unitdetails.asp?unit=391&prov=7

Yoko Wok: Asian Fresh Fast Food, take Away & Delivery: http://www.yokowok.be/(158d Drève Richelle – 1410 Waterloo (very close to Waterloo Business Parc & St. John's Int'l School) Tel. 02.354.0544)

Supermarkets

Carrefour

Opening hrs--->9:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Mon, Tues, Wedn, Thurs + Sat., Fridays till 9:00 PM, Sundays closed http://www.carrefourbelgium.be/Home.cfm?lang=fr

1- Chaussée de Bruxelles 299 - Waterloo

2- Chaussée de Charleroi 579 - Waterloo

Delhaize

Opening hrs ---> 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM: Mon, Tues, Wedn, Thurs + Sat., Fridays till 9:00 PM, Sundays closed http://www.delhaize.be/portal/_fr/index.aspx?Lang=fr

- Boulevard Henri Rolin 7 – Waterloo

Carrefour-Express - Open on sundays till 8pm

Deli Traiteur

Opening hrs ---> 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat., closed Thursdays, Open sundays till 10pm

1- Drève Richelle 156 - Waterloo

2- Chaussée de Bruxelles 74 – Waterloo

3- Route de Renipont 2 – Lasne/Ohain

4-Grand Route 141 – Lillois

Selling certain type of food from Expat's native countries : http://www.expatshopping.com/


Health and Social Security

Belgian health insurance companies and public services.

Euromut Health Fund

www.euromut.be

Partena Health Fund

http://www.partena-expats.be/jsp/index.jsp?language=En

Federal Public Services Belgium

http://www.belgium.be/eportal/application?languageRedirected=yes

‘Limosa‘:

Website about employee declaration:http://www.limosa.be/


Home Electronics

Washing machines, dryers, freezers, dishwashers, T.V., DVD, Mobile phones, irons, kettles, toasters, etc….

Van den Borre

Chaussée de Bruxelles 281, Waterloo

http://www.vandenborre.be/

Krëfel

Chaussée de Bruxelles 305, Waterloo

http://fr.krefel.be/new_design.lasso?MODULE=Welcome&sess=C0A801230c6782116DNoN387F247&r=-1577772736

Carrefour

Chaussée de Charleroi 579 – Waterloo


Hospitals

Closest hospital to Waterloo and Lillois:

Hôpital de Braine-l'Alleud-Waterloo

Rue Wayez 35.1420 Braine-L'Alleud

Tel: 02 389 02 11

Web: http://www.chirec.be/default.asp?langid=32

Some other hospitals in Brussels and Leuven locations

(See also listing on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_hospitals_in_Belgium)

Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc - Brussels

Hôpital Erasme - Brussels

Queen Fabiola Children's University Hospital - Brussels

UZ Leuven

Leuven (University Hospital)


In and Around Waterloo

Useful info compiled by SSBParents Association(Scandanavian School of Brussels Parents Association): http://www2.ssb.be/ffr/default.htm

Leisure

‘Agenda'

A Cultural Events search engine in Belgium

http://www.agenda.be/fr/01.01/accueil/app.rvb

‘City Plug'

Website containing information on leisure events and locations in Brussels and Brabant Wallon.

http://www.cityplug.com/en/Brussels/

Index of Belgian beers available

http://www.eupedia.com/belgium/belgian_beers.shtml

Cinemas in Waterloo or close proximity:

Kinepolis Imagibraine (Parc de L'Alliance Braine L'Alleud)

http://www.cinenews.be/Movies.ByPlace.cfm?YellowID=57&lang=en

Wellington cinema(in Waterloo centre)

http://www.cinenews.be/Movies.ByPlace.cfm?YellowID=60&View=all&lang=fr

Cinemas in Brussels

UGC de Brouckere

http://www.cinebel.be/

UGC Toison D'or

http://www.cinenews.be/Movies.ByPlace.cfm?YellowID=77&lang=fr

Drive-In Movies

http://www.cinenews.be/Movies.ByPlace.cfm?YellowID=2669&lang=fr

Exhibitions

‘Brussels on Stage'

http://www.brussels-onstage.be/wa/index.html

Opera

‘Theatre Royal de la Monnaie'

http://demunt.smartlounge.be/demunt-1.0/index.jsp

Museums

Index of available museums in Brussels:

http://www.bruxelles.irisnet.be/en/tourismeloisirs/tourisme_et_loisirs/les_musees_de_bruxelles.shtml

Shopping

Listing of shopping opportunities in Brussels

http://www.bruxelles.irisnet.be/en/tourismeloisirs/tourisme_et_loisirs/shopping.shtml


Local Customs - ‘Good to Know'

Every country has their ‘do's and don'ts' in customs and etiquette, and it is important to be aware of these culture and custom differences. Below you will findan index of links highlighting some of the social and business etiquettes in Belgium.

Belgian etiquette in social settings

Article from ediplomat:

http://www.ediplomat.com/np/cultural_etiquette/ce_be.htm

Article from Kwintessential:

http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/belgium-country-profile.html

Business Etiquette in Belgium

Article from the Economist:

http://www.economist.com/cities/Displayobject.cfm?obj_id=9563464

Belgium Business Etiquette

http://www.professionaltravelguide.com/etiquette/belgium/destinations-672791/

Business Culture:

http://www.businessculture.com/belgium/index.html

World Travel Guide:

http://www.cityguide.travel-guides.com/city/20/business/Europe/Brussels.html


Miscellaneous

Belgian Post

http://www.post.be/site/nl/languageSelection.html

Telephone directories in Belgium

http://www.infobel.com/en/Belgium/default.aspx

http://www.1414.be/

Map/Route planner in Belgium

http://map24.geoloc.be/

Yellow pages in Belgium

http://www.goldenpages.be/displayhome.ds

Conversion tool

http://www.onlineconversion.com/


Pet Foods & Supplies

Tom & Co

Chaussée de Bruxelles 305.1410 Waterloo

Tel. 02.354.94.19

http://www.tomandco.be/homepage/_fr/index.aspx


Public Transportation

Waterloo Bus service

http://www.infotec.be/index.aspx?PageId=633023153759916642

Trains in Belgium

http://www.b-rail.be/main/E/

Public transportation in Brussels (website covering metro, bus and trams in Brussels)

http://www.planitram.be/indexEN.html

Metro/subway in Brussels

http://www.stib.be/index.htm?guest_user=guest_en

Public transportation to and from Charleroi airport

http://www.charleroi-airport.com/doc.php?nd=o29&tid=29&lg=1&docid=1&site=1

International Trains from Brussels Midi Station

Eurostar & Thalys Line informations 02.555.25.25

Eurostar

http://www.eurostar.com/

Thalys

http://www.thalys.com/be/en/


Religious Services Directory

Index of religious services/place of worship in Brussels

http://www.xpats.com/directory/directory_display.php?dircat=Religious%20Services&categorie=208

Index of English speaking churches in Brussels

http://www.bechurchtogether.com/churches.html


Schools

Preschool to 12th grade.Schools located in Waterloo and near proximity:

BEPS International School

http://www.beps.com/

Bogaerts Preschool

http://www.bogaertspreschool.com

Bogaerts International School

http://www.bischool.com

International School of Brussels (ISB)

http://www.isb.be/

Scandinavian School of Brussels (SSB)

http://www.ssb.be/

St John's International School

http://www.stjohns.be/

The Waterloo campus of the Brussels English Primary School (BEPS)

http://www.beps.com/waterloo.html

Language training

BERLITZ

Chaussée de Bruxelles 483

Waterloo

Tel : 02.387.1035G>

http://www.berlitz.com/

CALL International

Drève Richelle, 161

Building C, Waterloo Office Park

http://www.callinter.com/

GLTT

Schoolstraat 2

1640 Sint-Genesius Rode

Tel: 03/358.28.97

http://www.gltt.be/

Schools located in Brussels and near proximity:

British International School of Brussels

http://www.bisb.org/

British Junior Academy of Brussels

http://www.bjab.org/

Brussels International Catholic School

http://www.bicschool.be/

International Montessori School

http://www.international-montessori.org/

The British School of Brussels

http://www.britishschool.be

The European School of Brussels

http://www.eeb1.com/

Colleges/Universities (undergraduate and postgraduate) in Brussels

Boston University Brussels

http://www.bu.edu/brussels/

International Management Institute

http://www.timi.edu/

United Business Institutes (UBI)

http://www.ubi.edu/

University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS)

http://www.kent.ac.uk/brussels/

Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Universite d'Europe

http://www.ulb.ac.be/international/

Vesalius College (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)

http://www.vesalius.edu/


Sports Association

BSA (Brussels Sports Association)

Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Softball (ages 4-17)

http://www.cmiregistration.com/user/about/index__org__1008.htm

Tel: 02.354.1114, Fax: 02.354.4624.Email: office@bsasports.org

Boulevard Henri Rolin 2, Bte. 9, 1410 Waterloo, Belgium


Swimming pool

Nivelles: Piscine Quinot ASBL

Faubourg de Mons 80 / 1400Nivelles / Tel: 067/21.47.28


Sint Genesius Rode: Wauterbos Sport VZW

Rue Tête d'Epine 3 / 1640Rhode-Saint-Genèse / Tel: 02/380.07.75

Website: http://www.waterbossport.be/


Waterloo: Waterloo Sports

Rue Théophile Delbar 33 / 1410Waterloo / Tel: 02/354.12.70


Taxis

Taxi Waterloo

http://http://www.taxiswaterloo.com/

Tel : 02.351.2626

Taxi Fabbrimone

http://taxis-limousine.com/

Tel: 02.354.2841. Mob: 0475. 26 4847


Telephony & Internet providers

Belgacom

http://www.belgacom.be/home/en/jsp/dynamic/homepage.jsp

Voo

http://www.voo.be/

Skype

http://www.skype.com/intl/en/welcomeback/


Tourist information

Belgian cities and villages website index

http://www.a-z.be/steden.html

http://www.daguitstappen.net/ (choose English language)

Belgium Guide

http://www.visitbelgium.com/

Brussels Tourism and City Guide

http://www.brusselstourism.eu.com/

Belgium's guide

http://www.eupedia.com/belgium/trivia.shtml

Travel to Belgium

http://www.travel2belgium.com/Information/Brussels-info.html

Visit Belgium

http://www.visitbelgium.com/

The official website of the tourism and convention bureau of Brussels

http://www.brusselsinternational.be/wabxlint/splash.jsp

Tourism for Wallonia

http://www

   
           
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