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#105785 - 07/06/05 02:07 PM Casa de Cambios to close
Marty Offline

Central Bank has announced that the Casa de Cambios will be closed beginning next Monday. Beginning Monday, the sale and purchase of foreign currency can be conducted only by domestic commercial banks, the Postmaster general, the Accountant General, and Belize Global Travel Services. Anyone else dealing in foreign currency is subject of a fine of up to ten thousand dollars or imprisonment for up to 12 months, or both.

#105786 - 07/06/05 08:16 PM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
What on earth is going on with this country???

#105787 - 07/06/05 08:51 PM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
Ernie B Offline
Back to businesss as usual.
Gun Control is Hitting Your Target.

#105788 - 07/06/05 10:59 PM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
indygal Offline
Sorry to see this.
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

#105789 - 07/07/05 03:07 AM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
vegasbill Offline
Please pardon my ignorance. My wife and I are arriving 7/09. I'm not sure what this post means. Should we convert spendings to Belize dollars before we get to Belize? Will ATM's still be available? Will US dollars still be accepted by merchants or will it be a crime after Monday? How about credit cards?

Confused, bill...

#105790 - 07/07/05 03:20 AM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
Laguna Punta Offline
Vegasbill: This will not effect your vacation...you can spend your US currency everywhere in Belize...exchange would not be necessary and ATM's and credit cards should have no effects to this change. Have a great time!!! Bill
Gone fishing!!

#105791 - 07/07/05 03:28 AM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
vegasbill Offline
Thank you Bill! First trip and just trying to avoid as many hills as possible. bill...

#105792 - 07/07/05 10:51 PM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
indygal Offline
It's very flat in SP. Enjoy smile cool laugh
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.

#105793 - 07/08/05 12:49 AM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
Laguna Punta Offline
:p :p
Gone fishing!!

#105794 - 07/08/05 02:32 AM Re: Casa de Cambios to close
NAZ MAN Offline
Its also flat in FLORIDA . ENJOY
The real deal from FLORIDA


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