Money & costs
The following banks exchange US or Canadian dollars, British pounds and, usually, euros. The ATMs at Belize Bank downtown and First Caribbean International Bank will accept foreign Visa cards and, in Belize Bank’s case, MasterCard, Cirrus and Plus cards. Most ATMs are 24-hour, though it’s highly recommended that you visit them during daylight hours.
Belize Bank Downtown (227-7132; 60 Market Sq; 8am-3pm Mon-Thu, 8am-4:30pm Fri); Philip Goldson International Airport (8:30am-1pm & 2-4pm Mon-Fri) The downtown branch’s ATM is on the east side of the building.
First Caribbean International Bank Downtown (227-7211; 21 Albert St; 8am-2:30pm Mon-Thu, 8am-4:30pm Fri)
Scotiabank Downtown (227-7027; cnr Albert & Bishop Sts; 8am-2:30pm Mon-Thu, 8:30am-4pm Fri, 9am-noon Sat)