|Population of Antigua Guatemala and Villages || 54,000 |
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Temperatures do not vary much during the day, and tend to stay in the 22-25C range. Around 6PM, as the sun begins to set, temperatures will drop about 5 degrees. A light jacket or sweater is usually sufficient to fend off the chill of the night.
The rainy season affects all destinations of Guatemala. From mid May to mid October. You can expect to experience rainfalls starting in the late afternoon to early evening and lasting a couple of hours, but rarely lasting all day. Many people believe the rainy season can be the ideal time to travel in Guatemala as the whole countryside turns a lush green color.
Calls from United States or Canada to Guatemala: 011+502+NUMBER Don´t forget to leave this information at home or a friend in your country. This is going to be the fastest way to contact you. POSADA EL ANTAÑO Phone Numbers 7832-0134, 7832-7351. There is no cost for incoming calls.
Calls From Guatemala to United States: 001+AREA CODE+NUMBER. Cost Q12.00 per minute.
DEPARTURE INFORMATION (AIRPORT)
Prepare your schedule for transportation to La Aurora International Airport. You have to be at the airport three hours before your departure and add one more hour of travel time from Antigua Guatemala to Guatemala City. If you need more information regarding our private transportation service, please send us an email to email@example.com
In Guatemala, there is a $30 USD / Q240 airport exit tax for all international flights leaving Guatemala. (But most of the time this is already included in the price of your ticket).
There is also a Q20.00 or $3.00 (USD) airport tax for both domestic and international flights. Both of these payments must be made in cash only in either US Dollars or Quetzales (local currency). Travelers Checks and Credit Cards are NOT accepted.
Please always check twice before leaving a bus.
ATM AND EXCHANGE RATE
The easiest way to get Quetzals is to use the ATM´s. you can find them throughout Antigua, with the majority of them located around Parque Central. We recommend these: Banco G&T Continental and Banco Industrial.
At almost any bank, you can change cash or traveler´s cheks into Quetzals during office hours (9:00am - 6:00pm)
$1.00 = Q7.8 - Q8.00 aprox
To send out a postcard, there is a post office called "EL CORREO" Corner of 4a Calle Poniente and Calzada Santa Lucia. The Zip Code for Antigua Guatemala is 03001.