Caribbean Tourism

BELIZE: MONEY/ BUSINESS GUIDE

BANKS:

  • Atlantic Bank.
  • Bank of Nova Scotia.
  • Barclays Bank.
  • Belize Bank.
  • International Offshore Banking Services.
  • Western Union Money Transfer.

BANKING HOURS:

  • Monday to Thursday 0800 - 1300.
  • Friday 0800 - 1630.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:

  • April 1: Easter Monday.
  • May: Labour Day.
  • May 27: Commonwealth Day.
  • September 10: National Day.
  • September 23: Independence Day.
  • October 12: Pan-American Day.

CURRENCY:

The rate is fixed to the US dollar at US$1.00 = BZE$2.00. US dollars, traveler's checks & major credit cards are generally accepted. Western Union Money Transfer.


TAXES & SERVICE CHARGES:

Departure tax from any border points is US$13.75 (US$10.00 Departure Tax plus US$ 3.75 PACT Conservation Trust). Room tax - 7%. Service charge - 10% (Please note the tax listed on all individual properties).


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