Last updated 6 January 2020 | Rates checked and changes to page include:
Future rates agreed from 2021 for Bruges, Ghent, Kortrijk and Ostend
Kortrijk, Ostend and Ypres rates added
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Taxe Touristique / Toeristenbelasting
The tourist tax (taxe touristique or toeristenbelasting) is also known as city tax (stadsbelastingen) or tax on the provision of accommodation (belasting op het verstrekken van logies).
The tax is decided by local governments (municipalities) using the flat rate per person or room, per night.
Below are selected destinations and further information can be found by clicking on the name of the destination.
*Future rates agreed by local government
Bruges – €2.83 per person, per night (excluding VAT) from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2025.
Ghent – €2.83 per person, per night (excluding VAT) from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2024.
Kortrijk – €1.75 per person, per night (excluding VAT) from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2024.
Ostend – €2.83 per person, per night (excluding VAT) from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2024.
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