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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:13:36 +0100

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Required travel documents for Belize
Required travel documents for Belize: passport [...]

Electric power
Electric power: 110/220V / 60 Hz [...]

Area code to Belize
Area code to Belize: +501 [...]

Credit & debit cards
American Express, Visa and MasterCard (limited) are accepted. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available. Most establishments will add a five per cent service charge to the [...]

Currency exchange
Currency can be exchanged at most banks, hotels and travel agencies. Some businesses will even accept dollars. ATMs in Belize generally do not accept foreign cards. [...]

Belize Dollar (Bz$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of Bz$100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2. Coins are in denominations of Bz$1, and 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents. [...]

Food & Drink
There is a selection of restaurants which serve international, Chinese, Latin American and Creole food. Service and quality vary but the food is generally cheap. Bars are plentiful and local drinks include coconut rum mixed with pineapple juice. The local [...]

Subtropical with a brisk prevailing wind from the Caribbean Sea. High annual temperatures and humidity. Dry and hot climate from January to April, with rainy season from June to September. [...]

Time Zone
The time zone is Central Standard. Daylight savings is not observed [...]

Tip if you find the service good. Tipping can range from 10-15%. [...]