Here are some resources to help you get your trip planned and figure out what you need, where you should go and what you should do, to help make your Mexico vacation a success.
Having some basic knowledge about Mexico before you go will help you make the most of your time there.
Weather in Mexico
When To Go
Your first consideration should be the timing of your trip. Your own schedule may be the determining factor, but you will want to take into account the weather in Mexico, any festivals or events that you’d like to attend, and whether it’s high or low season.
The Best Time to Visit Mexico
Where to Go and What to Do
Choosing your destination and activities, and planning your itinerary can be one of the most fun aspects of preparing for your trip. The options are limitless. Do you want to get a tan on one of Mexico’s gorgeous beaches, learn about history in one of its fascinating colonial cities, or let the good times roll at one of the country’s vibrant fiestas?
Top Destinations in Mexico
One Week Itineraries
Passports, Travel Documents and Entry Requirements
Early in your travel planning, you should make sure you have all the necessary documents to travel to Mexico. Passports can take a few months to process so make sure you apply far enough in advance. You probably won’t need to apply in advance for a visa: when you enter the country you will be given a tourist card.
Passports and Travel Documents
Tourist Cards for Mexico Travel
Entry Requirements for Children
Find out how to manage your cash in Mexico, what you need to know about carrying money, exchange rates for the Mexican peso and other concerns about money for travel in Mexico.
Mexico Tipping Guide
Exchanging Currency in Mexico
Exchanging Dollars to Pesos
Tourist Tax Refunds
Mexico Travel Health Issues
Staying healthy is an essential factor in making sure you enjoy your time in Mexico. The main health problem that visitors to Mexico face is the dreaded Montezuma’s Revenge, which is really just a fancy way to say traveler’s diarrhea. There are some pretty simple precautions you can take to avoid having this problem, though.
Avoiding Montezuma’s Revenge
Dengue Fever in Mexico
Zika Virus in Mexico
Staying Safe in Mexico
There’s been a lot of brouhaha recently about safety in Mexico and a lot of people are worried that Mexico is too dangerous, but most of Mexico remains safe to visit. You can improve your chances of staying safe while traveling in Mexico by following thse tips.
Travel Safety Tips
If you’re planning a short getaway you may just go to one destination and stay there the whole time, but if you have a bit more time and are hoping to see more of Mexico, you’ll have to deal with transportation. Getting around Mexico can be a challenge, but it’s worth it to experience more of what the country has to offer.
Transportation Options in Mexico
Bus Travel in Mexico
Air Travel in Mexico
Driving in Mexico
Taking Authorized Taxis