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#13032 - 14 May 03 2:23 pm - America/Chicago Cost of Cigarettes
SGreco Offline
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Registered: 21 January 03
Posts: 79
Loc: Portland OR US
Can anyone give me an idea of the cost of cigarettes in Belize? I am trying decide if it is cheaper to bring some for my husband from the states or to purchase there. In the Dominican Republic last year, they were about 1/2 the cost as here (for your standard american brand such as Camel) and was wondering if the same is true in Belize.

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#13033 - 14 May 03 11:10 pm - America/Chicago Re: Cost of Cigarettes
Rod Allen Offline

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Registered: 20 September 99
Posts: 471
Loc: Central Farm, Belize
Gecko,

I am not a smoker........but my friends are!!

It is much cheaper here...unless someone is hooked on a particular brand and you are here for a short period buy some at the airport or live with the local brands...dirt cheap!!!! Even the the major brands are made under license in Guatemala.

Rod

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#13034 - 15 May 03 5:34 am - America/Chicago Re: Cost of Cigarettes
rusticruss Offline
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Registered: 31 March 03
Posts: 53
Loc: TX, USA
SGRECO: grrrr. i really want to get on my soapbox now but i won't. i really want to say leave the cancer sticks - or him - at home, but i won't. don't pollute the air in belize, yadda-yadda. certainly you have other questions for this forum other than ciggies, no? but hey, that belize rum, now there's a vice i can suppport!!!
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rustic russ

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#13035 - 15 May 03 7:05 am - America/Chicago Re: Cost of Cigarettes
mayatravel Offline


Registered: 31 December 69
Posts: 1340
Loc: Belize City, Belize
Our local cigarettes are quite good and cost us$1.50 a pack: Independence, Colonial Lights, Milports (menthol)

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#13036 - 15 May 03 7:13 am - America/Chicago Re: Cost of Cigarettes
KentK Offline
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Registered: 20 April 03
Posts: 77
Loc: New Mexico
What is really amusing is the radio advertising for the local brands. All of a sudden you're in the 1950s eek

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#13037 - 15 May 03 9:45 am - America/Chicago Re: Cost of Cigarettes
SGreco Offline
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Registered: 21 January 03
Posts: 79
Loc: Portland OR US
Thanks for the info - sounds like local is the way to go! Russ - I am with you - nothing grosses me out more than the smell of cancer sticks. Believe me, I would LOVE for him to quit smoking but can't force him, you know. Trust me, I've tried!

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