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#466293 - 06/10/13 12:54 PM Money
kwalk12 Offline
vacationers coming to town next week...will most places take larger bills like $50's or should we bring $20's or smaller in US money?

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#466294 - 06/10/13 12:56 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
CaptOneIron Online   sick
20s or smaller is always better bring a lot of ones and fives.
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#466296 - 06/10/13 01:01 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
elbert Offline
We have a new situation with the banks and US money. They have become very particular about the condition of the bill and small tears or marks will get them rejected. This has trickled down to the merchants and you'll find they scrutinize the condition of the US bills you give them and hand them back for just the smallest of flaws.
Bring New Bills from the bank if possible.
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#466297 - 06/10/13 01:02 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
elbert Offline
You can bring 100 dollar bills if your visiting me , no problem :-)
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#466298 - 06/10/13 01:04 PM Re: Money [Re: elbert]
kwalk12 Offline
haha i will do just that

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#466317 - 06/10/13 03:07 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
champion Offline
I quit the 100.00 Bills and just bring 50's now, yes, no rips or tears, new only.
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#466327 - 06/10/13 05:25 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
LaraTravelBelize Offline
mini-marina's near my house wouldnt take a US $20 from me because it had the teeniest tiniest nic in it...not even a tear, cant blame the stores, it's the banks.

Ah...belize
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#466338 - 06/10/13 07:43 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
Nobody You Know Offline
In the states when a bill is worn,torn, etc. they just send it to the Fed to be replaced. Here there is no way for the banks to replace the US currency...

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#466340 - 06/10/13 08:09 PM Re: Money [Re: kwalk12]
JZB Offline
I think it is only Belize Bank that has gotten picky about accepting only perfect bills. Atlantic and Heritage will take your crumpled bills and so will I. laugh

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