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Quetzaltenango (Xela)

Money & costs


Parque Centroamérica is the place to go for banks. Banco de Occidente (8:30am-7pm Mon-Fri, 8:30am-1:30pm Sat), in the beautiful building on the northern side of the plaza, changes US dollars and traveler’s checks and gives advances on Visa. Banco Industrial (9:30am-5pm Mon-Fri, 9:30am-1:30pm Sat), on the east side of the plaza, changes cash US dollars and traveler’s checks, and has a Visa ATM. A MasterCard ATM and another Visa ATM are next to Banrural on the west side of the plaza.