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 0.69||AUD 3.45||AUD 6.90||AUD 69.00||AUD 690.01|
|Canada||CAD 0.67||CAD 3.35||CAD 6.70||CAD 67.02||CAD 670.17|
|Ireland||EUR 0.44||EUR 2.22||EUR 4.44||EUR 44.36||EUR 443.61|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.74||NZD 3.68||NZD 7.36||NZD 73.57||NZD 735.74|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.91||ZAR 34.55||ZAR 69.10||ZAR 691.03||ZAR 6,910.30|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.39||GBP 1.97||GBP 3.94||GBP 39.44||GBP 394.40|
|United States of America||USD 0.50||USD 2.52||USD 5.05||USD 50.48||USD 504.80|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.