The following is the rote advice from the Belize Tourism Board to tourists that have had their luggage lost, usually having been sent to Brazil or Colombia:
Please receive our best wishes from the Belize Tourism Board (BTB) in your continuous quest to provide an excellent service to our esteemed and valuable visitors to this beautiful Jewel of ours. We are sure you agree that our visitors’ security and comfort must be a top priority; the BTB values your strong support and partnership in this effort. We are conscious that while travelling is always an interesting and learning experience, it can sometimes be a bit complex. For example, incidents such as lost or misplaced luggage can have a perturbing effect on visitors. However, when this happens we should be prepared to assist them to the best of our ability.
The BTB, therefore, takes pleasure in sharing with you the following contact list in the event any of your guests experience an incident of lost or misplaced luggage while traveling to Belize and need to contact their airline.
Belize AIRLINES’ LOCAL CONTACT LIST FOR MISPLACED OR LOST LUGGAGE
American Airlines – 610 4145
Delta – 225-3423/610-7414
United – 615-7169
South West – 225-4902 Ext 600
Avianca – 225-2163 (Ext 186)
Air Canada – 225-2163 (Ext 186)
Copa Airlines – 605-2279
Aero Dispatch (For AeroMexico & Sun Country Airlines) – 225-2163
If calling from outside of Belize, add Belize’s country code +501 before the telephone numbers cited above.