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. 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 five percent 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||AUD 0.66||AUD 3.31||AUD 6.63||AUD 66.28||AUD 662.78|
|Canada||CAD 0.64||CAD 3.22||CAD 6.45||CAD 64.49||CAD 644.93|
|Ireland||EUR 0.46||EUR 2.30||EUR 4.61||EUR 46.08||EUR 460.83|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.70||NZD 3.48||NZD 6.96||NZD 69.64||NZD 696.44|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.67||ZAR 33.36||ZAR 66.72||ZAR 667.25||ZAR 6,672.49|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.40||GBP 2.01||GBP 4.01||GBP 40.13||GBP 401.32|
|United States of America||USD 0.49||USD 2.44||USD 4.88||USD 48.78||USD 487.80|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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