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grannysmithh
5/13/2019 20:55 EST

Hello fellow travelers!

I am moving to Guatemala City, Guatemala in the next month or so for a couple years and I have some questions and need some help and advice on what to bring/pack.

I am planning on bringing extension cords. Are the outlets in the wall 2-pronged or 3-pronged outlets?

I currently have the AT&T U.S. cell phone provider. Would you all recommend keeping my U.S. sim card and purchasing U.S. international data, text, and calling plan? Or would you suggest buying a Guatemalan sim card for my U.S. phone? If I opt for the Guatemalan sim card, how do I go about loading data and minutes for calling and texting? What are the fees?

What is the average weather in Guatemala City, Guatemala? What types of clothes should I bring?

Should I purchase a money belt?

When arriving or departing from GUA airport, what is the process like? Do you know if, when departing from GUA airport, do airlines measure your bag size? Are they strict about the size (length, width, and height) of checked baggage?

Any other information you have to offer would be very helpful and much appreciated! Thank you!!

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