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 0.68||AUD 3.40||AUD 6.80||AUD 67.95||AUD 679.54|
|Canada||CAD 0.69||CAD 3.43||CAD 6.87||CAD 68.65||CAD 686.52|
|Ireland||EUR 0.45||EUR 2.27||EUR 4.53||EUR 45.32||EUR 453.20|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.72||NZD 3.62||NZD 7.23||NZD 72.32||NZD 723.16|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.56||ZAR 32.81||ZAR 65.62||ZAR 656.18||ZAR 6,561.82|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.39||GBP 1.96||GBP 3.92||GBP 39.20||GBP 391.97|
|United States of America||USD 0.51||USD 2.54||USD 5.09||USD 50.90||USD 508.98|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.