FAQs about Visas of Guatemala
What is the best time to travel ?
Generally, the best time of year to visit Guatemala is during the height of the dry season, between December and February. April and May are the hottest months and July - September tends to be the wettest.
What is the recommended currency for Guatemala ?
The official currency is the Quetzal (GTQ) divided into 100 centavos. In 2001, the US Dollar became the second official currency alongside the Quetzal, and both are now accepted. Traveler's cheques and major credit cards are now accepted too, though some more than others.
What local customs do I need to keep in mind ?
Politeness is important throughout Guatemala. When addressing somebody in a shop, on the bus or in the street, say hello first. A simple 'Buenos días' or 'Buenas tardes', accompanied by a smile, works miracles. A pleasant greeting will always be returned. When entering a restaurant or waiting room, it is polite to greet everybody present.
What is the official language spoken in Guatemala ?
The official language spoken in Guatemala is Spanish.
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