Belize Currency


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 3.28 AUD 6.56 AUD 65.62 AUD 656.23
Canada CAD 0.65 CAD 3.24 CAD 6.47 CAD 64.74 CAD 647.44
Ireland EUR 0.45 EUR 2.25 EUR 4.49 EUR 44.93 EUR 449.35
New Zealand NZD 0.68 NZD 3.40 NZD 6.80 NZD 68.02 NZD 680.20
South Africa ZAR 7.23 ZAR 36.16 ZAR 72.32 ZAR 723.21 ZAR 7,232.14
United Kingdom GBP 0.38 GBP 1.92 GBP 3.83 GBP 38.34 GBP 383.38
United States of America USD 0.50 USD 2.48 USD 4.96 USD 49.64 USD 496.35

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

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