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Moving to Ambergris Caye #357646
11/11/09 09:12 PM
11/11/09 09:12 PM
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Orange County, California
DiverGrant Offline OP
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Hi,

I live in Southern California and was thinking of moving to Ambergris Caye. I vacationed there once and didn't want to go home. A few questions: Can I drive my car on to the Caye via ferry? Are there dive jobs? bartending jobs? Is there a place on the Internet to look for jobs or housing there? Who is the local cell phone service? Is Internet easily accessible there?

Thanks!

Grant

Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: DiverGrant] #357650
11/11/09 09:26 PM
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Quick answers:

1) No. You will need a permit and you won't be given one for a car.
2) Only for Belizeans
3) Only for Belizeans or residents
3) Here on the message board
4) BTL (or whatever it's called these days)
5) Yes

Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: SimonB] #357651
11/11/09 09:27 PM
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I should add to number 5 that it's very expensive and very slow.

Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: DiverGrant] #357653
11/11/09 09:28 PM
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Yes you can barge a car to A/C. You won't get it licensed tho. You can't get a job either. Phone is BTL, internet is slow.


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Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: champion] #357693
11/12/09 10:12 AM
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WHY would you WANT a car? Where would you drive it? Before moving here I suggest you stay here for longer than a vacation. Visiting here and living here are very different. Don't get me wrong but I came here 8 times before I moved here and when I purchased I intended to keep my house in NOrthern California. Only after living here for six months did I decide to sell the California house.
It's been a while since anyone has posted our standard response: Read DON'T STOP THE CARNIVAL before you make any decision.


Harriette
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Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: ScubaLdy] #357895
11/13/09 08:11 PM
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Don't Stop the Carnival is such a great book! Timeless!

Re: Moving to Ambergris Caye [Re: catdance62] #358203
11/18/09 02:21 PM
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You can get a job. I did...managing a bar. It's not impossible. And your employer can help you with your work permit and then residency.

Things here aren't always great, but it's pretty great most of the time.


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