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#85700 - 05/03/04 08:17 PM ATM on AC
Chemics Offline
For those of you who have recently returned, did anyone make use of the ATM on AC? I am reading mixed messages on previous posts as to if it is reliable or not. Also can you use your bank card for withdrawals from your bank account or only get a cash advance on your credit card. Thanks for the info.

#85701 - 05/04/04 09:31 AM Re: ATM on AC
Lan Sluder/Belize First Offline
I hear from people who use it without a problem and occasionally from people who say it was down when they tried to use it. Nothing in Belize works 100%, so I wouldn't depend 100% on it. If your ATM/debit card is on the PLUS or CIRRUS networks you should be able to tap your accounts with it. But if you have just a bank credit card not tied to your bank account you will only be able to get a cash advance.

--Lan Sluder
Lan Sluder/Belize First

#85702 - 05/06/04 04:18 AM Re: ATM on AC
scubalover Offline
Thanks Lan...we're planning to take enough with us, but it's nice to know that there's a back up if needed.

#85703 - 05/09/04 12:36 PM Re: ATM on AC
Redheada Offline
I went and used it 2-3 times no problem. You can get a max of $500 BZE a day ($250 american)

#85704 - 05/09/04 04:23 PM Re: ATM on AC
Chemics Offline
Thanks for all the replies. Good to know we can use the ATM if we run low on cash while there.

#85705 - 05/12/04 05:07 PM Re: ATM on AC
DJH Offline
I have thought about using one of those but wonder how much they charge to use one in Belize when it coast 1.50 to use it at home

#85706 - 05/12/04 06:30 PM Re: ATM on AC
Redheada Offline
They charged me $4 to take out $250 american

#85707 - 05/13/04 12:35 AM Re: ATM on AC
klcman Offline
"they" did or your bank did?

I've used mine all over the Western Hemisphere as well as Western Europe and have yet to be charged a fee.......find a bank who will treat you right.
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#85708 - 05/13/04 12:01 PM Re: ATM on AC
Pedro1 Offline
Actually-you are charged the equivalent of 3 euros in europe to draw money out of an ATM

#85709 - 05/13/04 03:58 PM Re: ATM on AC
Redheada Offline
It appeared to be their bank - because I think my bank would have assessed it as a separate charge - but the fee was included in the original transaction.

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