golden; US currency is accepted everywhere. you'll get change in BZ$ but you easily get used to the 2-1 exchange. a credit card helps for purchases, or to go to the bank when you run out of $$$ as i did! i am not answering your cell phone question!!! (leave it at home, you are on vacation!!) water ferry schedules are on the internet and they run regularly, no reservations needed.(you could fly there, $43) if you wish, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org for any answers you need.
[This message has been edited by RUSS (edited 05-02-2003).]