Thursday, May 28, 2009

Earthquake rattles Belize

An earthquake off the coast of Honduras shook Belize early this morning.
The United State Geological Survey has details here:
News reports do not indicate any damage to the areas where we will travel next month, but apparently it was felt there.

Friday, May 15, 2009

No H1N1 flu in Belize

Belize is still on the shrinking list of North and Central American countries with no documented cases of H1N1 "swine flu." Tests on possible cases have so far all come back negative.
Here is a recent news story from Belize's leading newspaper:

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Airfares keep dropping!

Here is the best I've seen on There are lots of other airfare websites you should check as well before purchasing, as well as your favorite local travel agent. 
The price is $458. I have not used Delta, but my understanding is that Delta includes Belize taxes as well as U.S. taxes (as with Continental but not American). Of course you should check this before purchasing, as all of the airlines change their terms regularly. 
The NSU in-state tiuition waiver would defray about 2/3 of this cost. That is pretty cool! 
Depart – Sun Jun 21 2009
Flight 5456 
Departs: 7:50a 
Tulsa (TUL)
 Arrives: 10:55a 
Hartsfield- Jackson (ATL)
 Coach  | Fare code: TSL01  | Canadair Regional Jet (Regional Jet )  | 2h 05m  | 672 miles  | 9+ seats remain
  Layover in Atlanta, GA (ATL) for 0h 40m  
Flight 665 
Departs: 11:35a 
Hartsfield- Jackson (ATL)
 Arrives: 12:40p 
Philip S.W.Goldson (BZE)
 Coach  | Fare code: TSL01  | McDonnell Douglas MD88 (Narrow-body Jet)  | 3h 05m  | 1138 miles  | 9+ seats remain

 Return – Mon Jun 29 2009
Flight 5890 
Departs: 1:26p 
Philip S.W.Goldson (BZE)
 Arrives: 6:28p 
Hartsfield- Jackson (ATL)
 Coach  | Fare code: TSL01  | Canadair Regional Jet 900 (Regional Jet )  | 3h 02m  | 1138 miles  | 9+ seats remain
  Layover in Atlanta, GA (ATL) for 2h 07m 
Flight 5277 
Departs: 8:35p 
Hartsfield- Jackson (ATL)
 Arrives: 9:42p 
Tulsa (TUL)
 Coach  | Fare code: TSL01  | Canadair Regional Jet (Regional Jet )  | 2h 07m  | 60% on time   | 672 miles  | 9+ seats remain