The national currency in Belize is Belize dollar (BZD). The dollar (BZ$) is subdivided into 100 cent.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 2.19 BZD and 1 USD is worth 2.02 BZD.
1 cents5 cents10 cents25 cents50 centsBZ$1BZ$2
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Belize is 72.54 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Belize has more ATMs.47.84 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Belize, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 3 socket types used in Belize. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, Belize will celebrate 14 national public holidays. The next one Christmas Day will take place on December 25.
|January 1, 2023Moving holiday||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|March 6, 2023Moving holiday||Baron Bliss DayBaron Bliss Day|
|April 7, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayGood Friday|
|April 8, 2023Moving holiday||Holy SaturdayHoly Saturday|
|April 9, 2023Moving holiday||Easter SundayEaster Sunday|
|April 10, 2023Moving holiday||Easter MondayEaster Monday|
|May 1, 2023Moving holiday||Labour DayLabour Day|
|May 22, 2023Moving holiday||Commonwealth DayCommonwealth Day|
|September 10, 2023Moving holiday||Saint George’s Caye DaySaint George’s Caye Day|
|September 21, 2023Moving holiday||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|October 9, 2023Moving holiday||Day of the AmericasDay of the Americas|
|November 19, 2023Moving holiday||Garifuna Settlement DayGarifuna Settlement Day|
|December 25, 2023Moving holiday||Christmas DayChristmas Day|
|December 26, 2023Moving holiday||Boxing DayBoxing Day|
What hotel chains are present in Belize?
There are no Mariott hotels in Belize.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Belize.
There are no IHG hotels in Belize.
What fast food chains are present in Belize?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Belize.
The KFC chain does not operate in Belize.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Belize.
What is the weather like in Belmopan City?
Weather data for Belmopan City (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Belize.
Emergency phones in Belize
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is prohibited in all public areas excluding entertainment and restaurants.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage: Decriminalized up to 10g
Medical usage: Illegal