Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

© Red Star Line Museum - Credits photo: Christophe Gaeta

Did you know that the Red Star Line fleet counted 23 ships of which all names ended in 'land'? ...

Interesting Facts

Red Star Line - S.S. Belgenland - Photo VisitFlanders

  • The Red Star Line fleet counted 23 ships, all names ended in 'land'
  • Cost of a transatlantic ticket was between 10 and 40 USD
  • The average travel time from Antwerp to New York was about 12 days
  • The Red Star Line carried 2.7 million passengers between 1873 and 1934
  • Some famous passengers included Albert Einstein, singer Irvin Berlin and Golda Meir, Israel's first female Prime Minister
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