What kind of currency is used in Belize?

Waterfall pool in Belize
Waterfall pool in Belize

The local currency in Belize is the Belizean dollar. The exchange rate is about US$1 = BZ$2, though many banks will give you a slightly lower rate. Most restaurants, markets, and other service providers will readily accept US dollars. They will generally give you change in Belizean dollars unless you request otherwise.


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