You can also just buy a SIM card of any of the mentioned providers and put it in your phone, but make sure you phone is not blocked to be used only with a specific card and provider, and that it uses the frequencies mentioned above.However, if you prefer to use your roaming, let your main contact know you are travelling abroad.In altitude above 2000m (Chichicastenango, Quetzaltenango, Huehuetenango) it can become chilly after sunset, so a jacket is recommended.
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.
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If you will be travelling in altitudes higher than 1200m (such as Antigua, Panajachel and Guatemala City) you will probably need a light jacket or sweater for the evenings.
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Bring a positive attitude and be prepared to be flexible.Regular umbrellas are not very suitable for these downpours; so either carry a large one or a raincoat.For visiting Antigua, Guatemala City and Lake Atitlán, where you will find more expensive hotels and restaurants, you may feel more comfortable wearing smarter clothes.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).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.