Travel to Belize

Travel to Belize is easy. The country is serviced by several major international airlines, and is only two hours away from major US gateways. Belize is English-speaking, and friendly Belizeans are always willing to ensure that visitors receive all the help they need. BETEX is willing to assist in any way possible to ensure that travel arrangements are convenient for all international participants.

Entry Requirements

BETEX cannot be held responsible for obtaining any customs permits for buyers or international press, but will make all attempts to facilitate the process, provided that all required information is received no later than one month prior to arrival. Buyers requesting assistance should send the request in writing
no later than one month before arrival, including the name of the registered participant, person responsible, description, amount, weight, number of parcels and equipment that they wish to bring into the country for business purposes. Each participant is responsible for his or her own documentation to enter Belize. However BETEX, upon request, will make every effort to assist in the process of obtaining visas in accordance with information and requirements by the Department of Immigration. BETEX will assist in communicating with the appropriate authorities on any matter affecting the participants and their safe and easy transit. A valid passport is required to enter Belize. Visas are not required from nationals of various countries, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and member nations of the European Community, and nationals of CARICOM countries. For more information on entry requirements, please
contact your airline, nearest embassy or An airport departure tax is applicable.

Airline Information

The number of international airlines traveling to Belize has increased over the last few years which has made traveling to Belize even more accommodating.  A confirmation of registration for BETEX is required to qualify for possible discounted airfare which will be announced in the near future.  International airfare is not included in the registration fee.

American, US Airways

From Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Flight Time: 4 hours, 40 minutes

From Dallas, TX (DFW)
Flight Time: 2 hours, 50 minutes

From Miami, FL (MIA)
Flight Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes

From Charlotte, NC (CLT)
Flight Time: 3 hours, 24 minutes

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Copa Airlines

From Panama, PA (PTY)
Flight Time: 2 hours, 22 minutes

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Destinations: Houston Hobby -> BZ City
Duration: 2 hrs, 20 mins
Destinations: Fort Lauderdale -> BZ City
Duration: 2 hrs, 20 mins

Tropic Air

From: Cancun, Mexico (CUN)
Flight Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes

From Flores, Guatemala (FRS)
Flight Time: 45 minutes

From Roatan, Honduras (RTB)
Flight Time: 55 minutes

From San Pedro Sula, Honduras (SAP)
Flight Time: 1 hour

From Merida, Mexico (MID)
Flight Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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United Airlines

From Chicago, IL (ORD)
Flight Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes

From Houston, TX (IAH)
Flight Time: 2 hours, 29 minutes

From Newark, NJ (EWR)
Flight Time: 6 hours, 25 minutes

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Avianca Taca

From: San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL)
Flight Time: 1 hour

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Delta Air Lines

From Atlanta, GA (ATL)
Flight Time: 3 hours, 11 minutes

From Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
Flight Time: 4 hours, 40 minutes

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Destinations: Toronto  -> BZ City

Duration: 4 hrs, 45 mins

Destinations: Calvary -> BZ City

Duration: 6 hrs, 30 mins

Participating international airlines will apply the discount that they have agreed will be applicable to
BETEX participants. A confirmation of registration for BETEX is required to qualify for discounted airfare.
International airfare is not included in the registration fee.

Local Transportation

BETEX will arrange transfers between the international airport and host hotels on official arrival and
departure days, according to the published itineraries. Your flight arrival and departure information is required to ensure airport transfers. Please complete the airport transfer form no later than April 1,2019. BETEX is not responsible for any transportation contracted personally unless previous
authorization is obtained from BETEX.

Hotel Information

BETEX is pleased to partner with various hotels throughout Belize to provide hotel accommodations. All hotel accommodations are based on double occupancy, unless otherwise specified. Check your specific itinerary for more details on hotel information. Accommodations as specified on the itineraries will be covered by the registration fee, as per the established itineraries.

Other Considerations

BETEX as much as possible will give assistance such as medical, technical, legal or any other type of
assistance at a cost to the participant as stipulated by the service provider. BETEX does not have the obligation to offer the participants medical attention during the event but will coordinate the necessarytrained personnel if this becomes necessary.

BETEX reserves the right to expel or direct to the proper authorities any person who through his own
action attempts to do anything contrary to the law, customs or morality or in any way causes a threat to the security of other participants or staff. BETEX cannot, in any way be responsible civilly or criminally, for any act or delinquent behavior which may occur during the event.

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