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#451468 - 11/18/12 09:17 PM Cost of transportation
wisdomtooth Offline
Hello everyone.

I am in the process of making transportation arrangements for mt vacation in Belize next month. A hotel where I will be staying prior to my departure from the international airport is near Hopkins. I contacted them asked how much it would cost to get from the hotel to Belize City airport for a party of 3 with some luggage. They quoted $275 for a taxi ride. Can anybody tell me if this is a normal price? If not, how would I go about finding something not quite that expensive?

Thank you.

#451469 - 11/18/12 09:22 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
papashine Offline
Hopkins is quite aways away from the airport, 275.00 sounds about right
Reality..What a concept!

#451471 - 11/18/12 09:23 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: papashine]
wisdomtooth Offline
Thank you. How long will it take to get to Hopkins to the airport by taxi?

#451472 - 11/18/12 09:26 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
papashine Offline
Personally I have never driven the route, I would guess 2 to 3 hrs
Reality..What a concept!

#451473 - 11/18/12 09:28 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: papashine]
papashine Offline
You would be best to contact your hotel, I am sure they would have a better idea as to how long a trip it is
Reality..What a concept!

#451474 - 11/18/12 09:40 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: papashine]
wisdomtooth Offline
Thank you. I just sent them an e-mail. I just needed to validate $275 as it seemed rather high.

#451477 - 11/18/12 11:37 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
SimonB Offline
From Hopkins you would drive to Belmopan then to Hattieville, through the Boom road and on to the airport. The total distance is about 110 miles. They may take the Coastal road but I doubt it. $275 seems pretty reasonable.

#451485 - 11/19/12 07:41 AM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
dabunk Offline
Remember gasoline is Belize is more than twice the cost of in the US

#451509 - 11/19/12 08:11 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
cracked up Offline
fly to dangriga, your hotel will pick you up at the airstrip.
18 minute flt, 3 hr drive. Though it is a nice drive, as long as it's during daylight.

#451514 - 11/19/12 10:19 PM Re: Cost of transportation [Re: wisdomtooth]
Cooper Offline
Fly from Dangriga to Municiple in Belize City and take a taxi from there..

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