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BZE -> Ambergris #264809
01/28/08 11:14 PM
01/28/08 11:14 PM
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PSUhorty Offline OP
PSUhorty  Offline OP
Just want some of your thoughts...
Best way to get from BZE to Ambergris? Short plane ride for a bit over $100 or the boat ride for roughly $25 RT? Any thoughts positive, negative, or otherwise about either method are appreciated.

Will the boat ride be at all relaxing or will it be crammed w/other people, choppy waters, etc, etc, etc?

Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: PSUhorty] #264815
01/29/08 01:42 AM
01/29/08 01:42 AM
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everyone has their preference - I love the boat. The view on the trip over is beautiful, chatting with the locals is a great way to start your trip, and the breeze in your face can't be beat. Factor into the cost a taxi ride from BZE to the watertaxi station. Lots of people will tell you fly and get to the island as fast as you can - I've never been in that much of a hurry on vacation - but like I said: everyone has their preference.

I can never remember which is better . . . safe? . . . or sorry?
Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: Leah-Ann] #264819
01/29/08 06:27 AM
01/29/08 06:27 AM
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J DOG Offline
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I prefer to fly, the view is worth it, espeacially if you have'nt done it before. I was absolutely amazed my first time 20 yrs. ago, short 15 min. flite.
Never done the boat so I can't comment on it.

Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: J DOG] #264821
01/29/08 06:54 AM
01/29/08 06:54 AM
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JeanH Offline
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By the time we get to BZE, we've already been traveling 10 hours or so. The last thing I want to do is move bags in and out of a taxi, then on and off a boat.

Besides in the winter, we're usually too late to get to the water taxi terminal anyway.

Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: JeanH] #264823
01/29/08 07:33 AM
01/29/08 07:33 AM
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captjeff Offline
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Take the plane makes life so simple,If this is a vacation do it right.why worry about getting wet, rough seas .etc.first time down go first class,life is to short..

Living The Dream Every Day!
Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: captjeff] #264936
01/29/08 05:31 PM
01/29/08 05:31 PM
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Arizona USA
azbob Offline
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Correction on the flying cost. I just made reservation from Belize International to AC on Tropic for $52 one-way. the $100 must be round trip.

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Re: BZE -> Ambergris [Re: azbob] #265015
01/30/08 12:32 AM
01/30/08 12:32 AM
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Pittsburgh, PA
PSUhorty Offline OP
PSUhorty  Offline OP
Thanks for the info everyone. Much appreciated.

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