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B&B De Corenbloem is open!! Read all about the COVID-19 restrictions, the actual situation in Bruges and about the use of PLF and QR-code!!

Important: read the information on this page carefully and fully!
When you have questions about the B&B and staying with us, please contact us.
If you have questions about bans and consequences on travelling from your own region into Belgium and back, please contact your local authorities. This is your own responsibility!

Latest update: 26 November 2021.

B&B De Corenbloem, why it is safe to stay with us:

B&B De Corenbloem is a small scale accommodation with only 5 rentable units and with max. 10 persons. No other employees, other then Corrina and Gerrit. We have large and spacious rooms, suites, salons, and halls so it is easy to maintain social distance (1,5 metres) if you want that. We do daily intense cleaning on rooms, with a lot of ventilation. We have CO2 level measuring in breakfast salon (obligatory). Disinfection gel remains available for those who desire this. QR code to be presented!


Belgium, general situation:
The Belgian government incorporated restrictions in the COVID policy. 
From Friday 29th October 2021. Facemask obliged in shops and all indoor public spaces, musea, public transport (including bus and railway station + platforms, taxi)

From Monday 1st November. Valid QR code + valid ID to be presented in restaurant, bar, hotels.
No QR available or QR code not OK = NO ENTRY!!!! QR code = OK, entry, public building facemask.
This is also applicable for our B&B!

QR-code (required to travel and to enter the B&B)
A COVID  QR-code can be issued when you have been vaccinated twice with EU approved vaccine, when you have negative PCR test or when you have certificate of recovery after illness.
EU members will issue certificate, valid for entire EU.
From 1-11-2021 the EU recognises a lot of non-EU certificates, also UK NHS certificate! Check of your country is on that list!
Non EU passengers not (yet) recognised get valid QR entering the EU after negative PCR test.
Continue reading about PLF and travel below!


City of Bruges, general situation:

- Terraces, bars, restaurants open, close 23.00. QR code required, wrong or no QR= no access!

- boattrips, guided tours, bike rental, horse trips all open! Follow the instructions of personell.

- museums open. Face mask obliged. Possibly reservations only. Make your reservation HERE.

- all shops open, face mask obliged.

- public transport and taxi open, face masks obliged!

- hand disinfection cabins placed on strategic places, also with face mask selling machines.
- Christmasmarket and Winterglow: QR at bars, etc. QR regularly checked on the Winterglow route, use facemask on the entire route, one way walking traffic, no eating and drinking while walking the route, no window style vending points on the route (cues blocking the passage). For eating and drinking go inside with valid QR.

Travelling issues:
There is a negative ADVISE only on non essential travels from and to Belgium. Check the obligations and restrictions from your own country/region and also from/to Belgium. From 1st July regulations should be EU wide, but each country can adapt and adjust ay own discretion!!

Personal Locator Form (PLF):
Use the PLF (click here) and act according the procedure and advise. The PLF has to be used also after 1 July 2021! The new PLF holds questions about EU vaccination certificate, negative PCR test and EU recovery certificate after illness (see below)


Important on using the PLF:
Use PLF when travelling by boat, train, bus and plane. Use PLF when traveling from outside EU. Use PLF when travelling by car and you stay +48 hours in Belgium.
DO NOT USE PLF when travelling by car and your stay does NOT EXCEED 48 HOURS!!
Present QR code at our frontdoor!!


TRAVEL CHANGES from 1st JULY, EU wide:

To Belgium from green, yellow, orange zone: no restrictions. 
To Belgium from red zone (EU members): use (digital) EU issued vaccination certificate, or negative PCR test (less then 72hrs.) or EU certificate of recovery after COVID infection. 

To Belgium from outside EU: use vaccination certificate with EU approved vaccin + negative PCR test on day of arrival.
Important: always use PLF as described above, also after 1 July 2021!

We consider the part of travelling and the yes/no use of the PLF form as your own responsibility!