Calls to your country of origin or any other country besides Guatemala must precede the code for international long distance (00) country code the number to be reached.
Text messages to a mobile phone in Guatemala must precede the code for international long distance (00) country code (502) 8-digit number in Guatemala.
However for health reasons, closed shoes are more suitable for areas such as markets where the ground may be dirty.
High heels aren’t very practical anywhere in Guatemala.
Here are some suggestions that might make your trip safer and more comfortable.
If your trip involves long stretches on a bus it’s recommended that you bring your favorite music with you (on a walkman, MP3 or similar device if you are traveling with a group).
Comfortable walking shoes or tennis shoes are suitable for most regions and towns.
During the rainy season in Guatemala, which stretches from May to October, heavy rain showers occur daily for a short time.Back to the top Always check the weather report before your departure.If you will be travelling in altitudes higher than 1200m (such as Antigua, Panajachel and Guatemala City) you will probably need a light jacket or sweater for the evenings.Slippers or thongs are useful for hotel rooms to avoid walking directly on carpets or on cold tiled floors.Back to the top Check which costs are already included in your tour package and be aware of which payments you will still need to make following arrival.
Even in some luxury hotels there won’t be a TV in the room; so bringing a book is a good idea.