Currency: The Belizean dollar is fixed to the US Dollar and there are two Belizean Dollars to one US Dollar.
Time zone: GMT - 6 (daylight saving is not observed).
Climate: Subtropical temps between 26 - 29°C
Rainfall: Annual rainfall ranges from 50 inches in the north to 170 inches in the south
Health: There is a very low risk of Malaria in Belize and anti-malarial medicines are not usually advised, however, consult your doctor or health professional at least 6 weeks prior to travel for current individual advice. There are sandflies and mosquitoes present in Belize and bite avoidance is recommended by covering up or applying mosquito repellent with at least 20% DEET, particularly at dawn and dusk. For more information on health, malaria risk and recommended vaccines see www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
Visas: UK Visitors do not require visas for short stays in Belize. However, a valid passport with at least 6 months validity is recommended.