Time difference with Switzerland
- 7 h / - 8 h during our summer time
Spanish, Creole, Maya and Garifuna
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110 volt / adapter required
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds (at least USD 75.00 per day) for stays up to 6 months.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Belize City, C.A., 83 North Front Street
Tel.: +501 223 5505
8.00 - 13.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00 - 16.30 h (Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 13.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Watch out for pickpockets in Belize City.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/