Belize travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Belize with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Belize.

The Blue Hole of Belize © Eric Pheterson - Flickr Creative Commons
The Blue Hole of Belize © Eric Pheterson - Flickr Creative Commons

Belize travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Belize with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Belize - quick facts
Flight time 20 hours
Time difference UK -6 hours
Language(s) English
Currency Belize Dollar
Electricity A + B + G plug (110 or 220V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Belize?

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Belize weather

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The Belize weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Belize City.

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Belize travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Belize from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Belize.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Belize travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Belize with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Belize, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Belize covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Belize with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Belize FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Belize including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Belize due to Covid-19?

Belize is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Belize.

Check out Government of Belize for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Belize?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Belize. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Belize from the UK?

The flight time to Belize from the UK is typically 20 hours.

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What is the time difference between Belize and the UK?

The time difference between Belize and the UK is UK time-6 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Belize?

The main language spoken in Belize is English.

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What is the currency in Belize?

The currency in Belize is the Belize Dollar (BZD).

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Which plugs are used in Belize?

Belize uses electrical plug type A + B + G (110 or 220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Belize?

They drive on the right side of the road in Belize.

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