Belize, known as the Central American gateway to the Caribbean, is situated along the eastern coastline of Central America, bordered by Mexico to the north and Guatemala, to the west and south.
| Airlines servicing Belize & Placencia
Getting to Belize
The major airlines servicing Belize are American Airlines, US Airways, Continental, Delta and TACA. International flights to Belize go through Miami, Dallas, Houston, Charlotte, Atlanta
and Los Angeles. United Airlines will be offering direct flights Chicago-Belize starting December 2014-May 2015.
Getting to Placencia
Local airlines Maya Island Air and Tropic Air have daily flights to the Placencia Airstrip. We recommend renting a vehicle which gives you maximum flexibility in what you can see & do at Ocean's Edge and is an excellent way to see Belize. The drive through Hummingbird Highway is spectacular.
We can assist you in booking your flight, or renting your vehicle. You also have the option of taking a local bus, this takes several hours with many stops.
| Entry & Departure requirements
Entry to Belize
A valid passport is required for entry into Belize and proof of return. Visitors are allowed a 30 day visit. You must apply at the Immigration Office for extensions.
You will be required to pay a departure tax of $39.50 US per person in cash when leaving the Belize International Airport. Some airlines already have this fee incorporated in their tickets.