Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Belize are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Belize read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Belize.
The best time to visit Belize is from late November to mid-April, during the country's dry season. Although this peak season draws thousands of tourists, dealing with crowds is an easy sacrifice to make for warm temperatures, clear skies and easy access to the country's top attractions.
British nationals don't need a visa to enter Belize. On arrival, you'll be allowed to enter for a limited period.
The official currency of Belize is the Belize dollar.
Mammals exist within all the different habitats of Belize, from the manatee and dolphins of the coastal zone, to the 5 different species of wildcat which live deep within the rainforests of the Maya Mountains.
The traditional and world-famous Belize Rice and Beans with potato salad is a staple in the Belizean diet. Rice and beans with a choice of beef, chicken, pork, lobster, shrimp or game meat.
English continues to be the official language and is spoken by 62.9% of the population. Spanish. Spanish is second most common language with 56.6% of the population speaking it. Creole. Creole, or Kriol, is the third most commonly spoken language. Mayan Languages. German. Garifuna.
The currency in Belize is the Belize dollar. People in Belize are in general very polite and soft spoken; they will not be offended if a tip is not given.
Local Belize travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Belize?
The time difference is -6 hours
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Best Belize guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Belize with this Belize Guidebook .