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#118830 - 03/07/06 12:58 PM Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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My boyfriend and I are travelling to Belize over the Easter holiday and will be on a strict budget. I have heard that Belize, and especially Ambergris Caye, is not the best for budget travellers. We got a very inexpensive plane ticket so we thought we would wing it and see if we could make this an inexpenisive trip. We will be in Belize City for one night and the rest of the 5 nights will be spent in Ambergris Caye. Could someone tell me the best lodging, restaurants and sight seeing on a budget?

#118831 - 03/07/06 04:32 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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lodging: Pedro's Inn or Ruby's. You can eat at the local vendors. The BBQ chicken on the street is awesome and only $5-$7. Also, there are many local dives that sell excellent food dirt cheap! Mango's, split a delicious burrito - cheap.

Swim near the piers, walking during the day/night, laying out on the beach - any beach, chit chating with the amazing locals and friendly tourists - FREE!

#118832 - 03/07/06 04:45 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  

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Welcome home, TQ!!!! wink

#118833 - 03/07/06 04:46 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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smile Thanks Law!

#118834 - 03/07/06 04:55 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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thanks so much for the tips! I think we can defintely make this a good trip on a budget.

#118835 - 03/07/06 05:00 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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TQ!! Good to see you. Tell me, tell me.

Oops, I'm not being disciplined.


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#118836 - 03/07/06 05:03 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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Hey SS! All is good! I didn't bring home my China man. I guess he was here in my home town, playing ball. wink

I'll send you and Law a link to my pictures...

#118837 - 03/07/06 05:06 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  

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Woohoo! Now move it to General Chat, girls! wink

#118838 - 03/07/06 07:12 PM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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Take the water taxi to caye caulker for a day. Hang out at the split and Lazy Lizard. Water taxi is $35 US for the two of you.

Take the water taxi from Belize City also, it will save you some $$.

Instead of golf carts rent bikes for a couple of days and explore the island. I like them better than carts. They are better for my back. smile

Take at least one snorkle trip to Hol Chan. It will cost $50-60.

I liked TQs advise, just added a couple of things.

#118839 - 03/09/06 12:33 AM Re: Best traveling in Belize on a budget  
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Great advise Belikin Bill!! You got to make the most of what you've got.

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