Although it’s not common policy in Belize to offer senior discounts, don’t be shy about asking for one anyway. You never know. Always carry some kind of identification, such as a driver’s license, that shows your date of birth, especially if you’ve kept your youthful glow.

Many reliable agencies and organizations target the 50-plus market. Road Scholar (; [tel] 800/454-5768) arranges worldwide study programs for those ages 55 and older. ElderTreks (; [tel] 800/741-7956 or 416/558-5000 outside North America) offers small-group tours to off-the-beaten-path or adventure-travel locations, restricted to travelers 50 and older. Both of the above-mentioned companies have periodic trips Belize.

Due to its temperate climate, stable government, low cost of living, and friendly retiree incentive program, Belize is popular with retirees from North America and Europe. The country’s retirement and incentive program is run by the Belize Tourism Board (; [tel] 800/624-0286 in the U.S. and Canada, or 227-2420 in Belize).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.