About Belize
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In Belize (formerly British Honduras), English remains the official language, but the most diverse language in Belize is Kriol (Belizean Creole).  Other languages spoken include Mandarin, Spanish and Maya.

Located in Central America, Belize is comprised of the following districts: Northern Belize, Belize District, Ambergis Caye, Caye Caulker, Cavo, Stann Creek, Placencia and Southern Belize.  Belize is a unique location for a Caribbean wedding.

- Belize offers a wide range of accommodations.

CALLING BELIZE - The international dialing code is (501).

COMMUNICATIONS - Belize is easily accessible through worldwide direct-dial telephone systems.  Belize Telecommunications provides service between Belize and the United States and Canada.

CREDIT CARDS - Most hotels and resorts will accept US currency, traveler's checks and credit cards.

CURRENCY - The currency in Belize is Belize Dollar(BZ$).

DRINKING WATER - If you have any concerns about the quality of water where you are visiting bottle water is recommended.

ELECTRICITY - As in North America, 110 Volts AC.

TIME - Central Standard Time which is the same as the United States Central Standard Time; however, daylight savings time is not observed.

WHAT TO WEAR - The dress code is informal by day and varies at night.  Travelers should check with their resort, or restaurants to verify the dress code.


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