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Frequently Asked Questions | Itz'ana Resort & Residences

What currency is used in Belize?

The official currency for Belize is the Belize Dollar (BZD; symbol BZ$). The exchange rate is approximately Bz$2 to US$1 and currency can be exchanged at most banks and hotels. ATMs in Belize generally do accept foreign cards. Some businesses accept US dollars and, MasterCard, and Visa are accepted in many places. Tourism is the number one industry in Belize followed by the exporting of marine products, citrus, cane sugar, bananas, and garments.