The official language spoken in Belize is English, however Kriol (Belizean Creole) and spanish are also used frequently.
Name: Belize Dollar
1BZ$ is approx 39p
Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)
The typical cost of a domestic beer in Belize is BZ$4 (approx £1.55) but if you're looking for something familiar, imported beers will cost around BZ$5.48 (approx £2.13).
The cost of a meal in Belize is BZ$8 on average (approx £3.10). Make sure you hit up the street food stalls where you can snack on delicious empanadas for as little as BZ$3 (approx £1.16).
In need of a ride? A normal taxi tariff starts at and costs around BZ$5 per km (approx £1.94).
Public transport in Belize costs around BZ$5 (approx £1.94) one-way. Chilling in Belize for longer? Get a monthly pass for only BZ$39 (approx £15.50).
Hostels in Belize start from as low as BZ$10 (approx £3.85) a night, with private doubles setting you back aorund BZ$50 (approx £19.24).
Belize has a range of accommodation for any traveller's needs, from camping to pure beachside luxury. Put you feet up and relax in a midrange hotel for BZ$100 (approx £38.50)
Belize is full of diversity so it depends what you're up to! Headed for Caye Caulker? Then ditch those shoes for a start and grab your swimwear, sandals, loose and cool clothing (it gets hot hot hot) ,sun lotion and insect repellant. If you're feeling a trek in the jungle then bring along some long trousers and sturdy walking shoes too. When rainy season hits, it's worth having a light rain coat or umbrella to hand, so you can explore whatever the weather.