Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Belize?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Belize are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Belize?

For up to date information around safety and security in Belize read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Belize.

Best time to visit 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.

Do I need a visa to enter Belize?

British nationals don't need a visa to enter Belize. On arrival, you'll be allowed to enter for a limited period.

What currency do i need in Belize?

The official currency of Belize is the Belize dollar.

While visiting Belize

What wild animals live in Belize?

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.

What is the traditional food in Belize?

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.

What Languages are spoken in Belize?

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.

How much do you tip in Belize?

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.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Belize?

Local Belize travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Belize Numbers?

  • Police: 911
  • Ambulance: 911
  • Fire: 911
  • Embassy: +501 822-2147

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Belize?

    The time difference is -6 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Belize?

    Belize Guidebook

    Best Belize guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Belize with this Belize Guidebook .