A small calculator might be also useful, as well as a small dictionary Back to the top Before traveling, contact your local operator and make sure that your mobile phone is compatible with the technology of our networks and find out the agreements they might have for roaming form Guatemala.The operator América Móvil sells under the brand Claro and is the second largest mobile phone operator of the country. under the brand Tigo is the largest operator for mobile phones in the country.
In altitude above 2000m (Chichicastenango, Quetzaltenango, Huehuetenango) it can become chilly after sunset, so a jacket is recommended.
During the daytime, it is likely to be warm in all regions of 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).
If your local operator works with this company, you will have good reception in all cities and most of the rural areas. It has good reception in all cities and among all suppliers it has the widest reception in the rural areas.
The Spanish Telefónica sells under the brand Movi Star.Moreover, when visiting Mayan temples, you will find that the staircases leading to the top are rather steep, and therefore modest shorts or light trousers are the more practical option.During the rainy season in Guatemala, which stretches from May to October, heavy rain showers occur daily for a short time.Even in some luxury hotels there won’t be a TV in the room; so bringing a book is a good idea.Remember that you’re on vacation, so don’t bring your work, – your family will appreciate it!Regular umbrellas are not very suitable for these downpours; so either carry a large one or a raincoat.