Cheap flights to Belize City

24 May — 31 May1
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How long is the flight to Belize City?

If you want to fly from New Zealand to Belize City, Belize, then you’ll find a selection of flights from airports such as Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. If you’re looking to fly from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Belize City Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE), you’ll come across a short flight duration of about 25h 30min, which includes two layovers. Flights from Wellington Airport (WLG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC) have slightly longer transit times of around 26h, so there’s not much difference between them in terms of time but also rates.

Are there direct flights to Belize City?

Unfortunately, direct flights from New Zealand to Belize City are not currently available; however, it’s possible to find some good deals with flights that have layovers, and you can find various flights through Cheapflights. For Belize City flight deals from Wellington, there are flights available operated by Air New Zealand, stopping over at Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) for roughly 2h, changing airlines to United Airlines and catching a connecting flight via Houston George Bush International Airport (HOU) with a layover of about 2h and an average total flight duration of 26h. From Auckland, you can fly with United Airlines for a cheap price but with a journey time of about 34h 40min, via Los Angeles Airport (LAX) for roughly 2h and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) for around 10h 15min. Alternatively, you can book a flight from either Christchurch or Auckland with a shorter transit time of about 25h 30min, with layovers in Sydney and Houston, flying with Air New Zealand and United Airlines.

How do you get from Belize City Airport to the city centre?

There are a couple of transport options available from Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport, Belize City, to the city centre. A cost-effective way is via an airport shuttle service, which you must book in advance of your arrival. When you arrive, make sure the company you have booked with has your name on the list of passengers. The cost of the shuttle comes to around $ 20 (NZ$ 29) while the journey takes roughly 20min to get to the city centre. Alternatively, you can take an airport taxi upon arrival, which you don’t have to pre-book; charges normally come to about $ 25 (NZ$ 36) for two passengers, with an extra charge for each additional passenger. You can access the taxis outside of the terminal, on the left, and it’s advised to agree on the price before you get in, as these taxis do not have meters.

What are some things to do in Belize City?

Belize is well known for its crystal-clear waters, making it a top destination for beachgoers and scuba divers. The city itself is very small, and the popular things to do revolve around the coastline, including caving, kayaking, tubing, snorkelling and scuba diving, as well as heading out onto the waters in a fishing boat. There’s also some cultural spots like Belize City Museum and Ambergris Museum.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Belize City?

If you’re travelling to Belize City, Belize, from New Zealand, then you must present a valid passport to travel. Citizens of New Zealand can enter Belize without having to apply for a travel visa; however, entry is only granted for up to a period of 30 days.