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Belize Currency

Money

The unit of currency is the Belize Dollar (BZD), which is fixed against the US$ as BZ$2 = US$1. Most tourist resorts, hotels, restaurants and tour operators accept US currency and travellers cheques. Credit cards are also accepted, and most banks in Belize City and Belmopan will advance cash against Visa or MasterCard. When using credit cards most establishments will add a 5% service charge to the bill. First Caribbean International Bank has several ATMs in Belize City. Always make sure you understand which dollar rate is being quoted, either Belize Dollars or US Dollars.


Currency Exchange Rates


Belize BZD 1 BZD 5 BZD 10 BZD 100 BZD 1,000
Australia A$ 0.48 A$ 2.42 A$ 4.85 A$ 48.45 A$ 484.53
Canada C$ 0.51 C$ 2.55 C$ 5.10 C$ 50.96 C$ 509.63
Ireland € 0.39 € 1.97 € 3.94 € 39.43 € 394.26
New Zealand NZ$ 0.63 NZ$ 3.14 NZ$ 6.29 NZ$ 62.90 NZ$ 628.99
South Africa R 4.22 R 21.10 R 42.20 R 422.01 R 4,220.06
United Kingdom £ 0.33 £ 1.63 £ 3.26 £ 32.60 £ 326.00
United States of America US$ 0.50 US$ 2.50 US$ 4.99 US$ 49.90 US$ 499.00

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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