Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#318511 - 01/14/09 05:43 AM Credit cards - American Express
gailtor Offline
OK I tried searching for the anwer but could not find anything (even though I am sure it has been asked before).

Are American Express Credit cards accepted in San Pedro?

For some reason I am thinking that very few (if any) accept them.

Thanks
Gail cool

Top
#318515 - 01/14/09 06:47 AM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: gailtor]
Pedro1 Offline
I take amex

Top
#318516 - 01/14/09 07:00 AM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: Pedro1]
Leah-Ann Offline
Gail, for years American Express was the only credit card I had. I used it all over San Pedro and encountered only a very few places that didn't take it.
_________________________
I can never remember which is better . . . safe? . . . or sorry?

Top
#318520 - 01/14/09 01:30 PM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: Leah-Ann]
gailtor Offline
Great thanks for the info. My friend who is coming with me this trip uses AM so I wanted to make sure she wouldn't encounter any issues.
Let the countdown begin!
Gail cool

Top
#318533 - 01/14/09 03:00 PM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: gailtor]
Moose In Belize Offline
I have had no problems with AMEX in SP. I'm sure there are still some that don't take it, but I haven't found any. I have only used my AMEX at restaurants. Ask first and go elsewhere if necessary.
_________________________
Moose Keep an open mind and something good may fall in.

Top
#318540 - 01/14/09 03:29 PM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: Moose In Belize]
suecate Offline
amex or cash always works

Top
#318551 - 01/14/09 04:31 PM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: suecate]
Phil Offline
Amex doesn't always work. They charge Merchants more than Visa and MasterCard (double for my Merchant account) so some people don't accept it. Amex Travellers Cheques are a different story.

Top
#318557 - 01/14/09 05:00 PM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: Phil]
travelqueen Offline
I could be mistaken but it seemed that when I used my AMEX, during one Belize trip, the fees were more than when I used VISA. I hate fees of any kind so I "leave home without it".

Top
#318656 - 01/15/09 12:12 AM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: travelqueen]
shuffles Offline
You're right TQ. The fees are about twice as high for businesses to run it too. We don't take it.
_________________________
Change your Latitude

Top
#318665 - 01/15/09 12:49 AM Re: Credit cards - American Express [Re: shuffles]
reaper Offline
Tsunami Skydivers Inc. only accepts cash or Mastercard/Visa. The AMEX fees are ridiculous to the merchants.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Links
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!


Things to do

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker
Chronicles

PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
iTravel Belize
Paradise Theater

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Bound for Belize
Conch Creative
As The Coconuts Drop
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We manage a variety of homes, apartments, condos and commercial properties here on Ambergris Caye. Our minimum lease on ALL properties is six months.
Conch Shell Inn: All rooms are right on the beach in the heart of San Pedro, so within walking distance to anything and everything!!
Lilí Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
Mini Chat

Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
December
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Who's Online
0 registered (), 32 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,673 Registered Members
44 Forums
64,048 Topics
462,276 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 07:16 PM




AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com SanPedroDaily.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.