Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Topic Options
#82292 - 03/13/04 02:10 PM What's the best way to get to AC?
scubalover Offline
Should we book our flights to AC from the International airport and pay the higher fare or take a cab to the muni airport and save a few bucks on airfare? I know there's cab fare involved, but for two people will we really be saving any money and is it worth the hassle (getting cab, shelping luggage, etc) to get to the muni airport?
OR... should we add some adventure and take the water taxi to AC and take the flight on the return trip?

#82293 - 03/13/04 02:12 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
klcman Offline
insignificant savings - not worth the time & effort...fly from Intl
_ _ _ _ _ _ _________________ _ _ _ _ _ _
But then what do I know, I am but a mere caveman

#82294 - 03/15/04 04:05 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
scubalover Offline
Thanks klc. Does anyone else have input based on their experiences? What about taking the plane there and the water ferry back?

#82295 - 03/15/04 04:10 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
Jack and Rose Offline
Take the plane both ways,only a 13 min flight & it's nice to see the AC and other Caye's from above. Also the ferry is not really a "Ferry".They are either an all open boat or one with part of the forward section covered. They are good sized and go quite fast. But you are always at mercy of the weather.Plus the planes give you several more hours on the Island!!!!!

#82296 - 03/15/04 04:34 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
denverdan Offline
Yep, take the plane from International. A group of 4 or more save some doing the muni thing. We are usually a group of 4 but never did muni because we want all the time we can get on the caye. cool
We did do the water taxi thing once because no planes were going to the Islands at that time. (Keith frown ) It was pretty cool but I would not do it again. Remember you may do a snorkel trip, fishing day, cruise to Caulker for an afternoon, bla bla. Lots of time to do a boat trip when ya get there for many different good reasons!
Have a great trip!

#82297 - 03/19/04 12:13 AM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
john robertsdenver Offline
PERSONALLY, if i have 2 or mor in my party i like to take the taxi to muni--you get to chat with the driver and get a little insight into what is going on in Belize, it's 20 bucks for the ride, and quite pleasant.. the fare from muni is 26.00 U.S. per person, as compared to 46.50 per person.
So it just depends on what you want to do.. Ilike the savings..the ride.. and giving the cabbie a few extra bucks at the same time john in denver

#82298 - 03/19/04 03:15 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
mountain Larry Offline
any method except train is ok.

#82299 - 03/20/04 09:58 PM Re: What's the best way to get to AC?
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
With two people you save about US$20 from municipal, each way, after factoring in the cab fare. With three people, you save around Us$40. With four people, around US$60. Whether it's worth it depends on how tight you are with a buck.

Taking the water taxi, with two, you save around US$45 over the international; with three, US$75; with four around US$110.

For me, with two people, no. With three or four, yes.

As someone else said, it also gives you a little better perspective on Belize. Too many folks come to Belize and never see anything except San Pedro and the international airport.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First


Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!

Things to do

Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Love FM
The Reporter
Caye Caulker

TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites

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

San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
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!
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
5 registered (Marty, 4 invisible), 84 Guests and 6 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
18,638 Registered Members
44 Forums
63,737 Topics
461,308 Posts

Most users ever online: 1,262 @ 06/10/07 02:16 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.