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How to Call Belize from the U.S.

Maybe the best way to start this conversation is by going through the process of “How to Call Belize.” Thanks to all the dialing restrictions and rules regarding international locations, it can be tricky to do if you‘re not a telecom expert. So strap in and let‘s figure this out together.

To call Belize from the U.S., just follow these dialing instructions:

  • First, dial 011, the U.S. exit code.
  • Next, dial 501, the Belize country code.
  • Then, dial the area code plus the local number.

EX: 011 + 501 + 2 + XXX + XXXX

Need more help with how to call Belize?

Here is a list of some major city area codes and city calling codes:

Belize 2
Corozal 4
Stann Creek 5
Cayo 9
Orange Walk 3
Toledo 7

The problem of how to call Belize from the U.S. is now out of the way but you may still find some difficulties popping up, as international dialing can be fraught with difficulties.

Check the settings on your cell phone.

Many if not most cell phones have settings to help you avoid accidentally calling international destinations and accruing huge bills. Just be sure your phone has the proper settings in place and all should be fine.

Area code? Not necessarily.

When calling international cell phones you won‘t need an area code in every instance. Leave it on or remove it depending on which country you‘re trying to hit up.

Dump the trunk.

The 0 found at the start of a few phone numbers in countries around the world is called a trunk code, and it‘s only used when calling from within those nations.


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