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Mexico: Moving to Baja, tourist cities, authentic experience
tourist cities, authentic experience, spanish school: Hola Jamie, Funny you should mention Mazatlan. I am there right now, first time in 20 years. I can tell you about it! It is the nicest of all the tourist cities in my opinion, but definitely more expensive than La Paz. La Paz isn t really a major tourist...

Mexico: Moving to Baja Sur, east coasters, tourist cards
east coasters, tourist cards, tourist visa: Kate, Boy can I relate! My husband and I left San Diego for BCS almost 4 years ago and never regretted it for a moment. I am a San Diego native and still never miss it. Too crazy for me. Anyway, Re Baja Sur. When you cross into Mexico you need to get...

Mexico: Moving to Baja, cabo san lucas, mainland mexico
cabo san lucas, mainland mexico, jeep wrangler: Tough question, Baja is more expensive that mainland Mexico. so with that in mind there are two places that come to mind; La Paz and Mulege. La Paz is a large town, but it has apartments that are reasonabley priced and great beachesand it might be easier to...

Mexico: Moving to Cozumel, room apartment, american friend
room apartment, american friend, family friend: Hello, sorry for the delay but I am on vacation myself right now and without internet access. Briefly, you should not plan on working in Coz this summer. Jobs are next to impossible at that time (low season) and even if you found a job, it now takes about...

Mexico: Moving to Guadalajara, getting a work visa, tri cities washington
getting a work visa, tri cities washington, barnes and noble: Marc Go to Barnes and Noble and pick up a book on living and retiring in Mexico. There are several different ones but they all cover the questions you are asking. You will need an FM-3 Visa to be able to work in Mexico. You will need some special skills...

Mexico: Moving to Los Barriles, lunch places, los cabos
lunch places, los cabos, community thanks: Susan, There are two very good bakeries in LB right now. Caleb s and the Road Runner so I would say that market is handled pretty well. I would agree with you that the casita that is 10 minutes from the beach and no pool would not appeal as there many...

Mexico: Moving to Mexico, expatriate americans, country mexico
expatriate americans, country mexico, must be a dream: Hi Kyle, I m not sure how much help I can be since it has been a long time since I was 23! haha ok- I ll try. There are expats almost anywhere we have been. Really large groups of you Americans (we re Canadaian) seem to be in the Guadalahara area- including...

Mexico: Moving to Mexico, cna lpn rn, long time friend
cna lpn rn, long time friend, retirement areas: Howdy Gene... Sorry to hear about your wife s affliction. There has been some Alzheimer s in my family and I know it can be a long, difficult ordeal. It is my opinion that the afflicted can be comforted and live with some inward peace. The larger problem...

Mexico: Moving in October, mexico thanks, good evening
mexico thanks, good evening, vacation rentals: Hi Karen! Why don t you email me at pmt15@hotmail.com and we can email back and forth information that you will need to move here. I can recommend several rental agents (not vacation) for long-term rentals. Yes, you will need to have a work permit to work...

Mexico: Moving to Puerto Vallarta from the US, sierra madre mountains, hot air ballooning
sierra madre mountains, hot air ballooning, fun fun fun: Moving to Puerto Vallarta While every destination in Mexico has something to offer the visitor, romantic Puerto Vallarta has everything: beaches on a beautiful bay, great dining, accommodations for every budget, a variety of entertainment, art galleries,...

Mexico: Moving to PV, dear lou, coffee shops
dear lou, coffee shops, coffee shop: Dear Lou, Seven years is a long way off and very difficult to predict any type of business situation that far in advance. Have you spent any time in Puerto Vallarta? There is an over-abundance of coffee shops here in Vallarta right now - one nearly every...

Mexico: Moving to PV, sixth trip, friend thanks
sixth trip, friend thanks, zacatecas: Hi Drew - Welcome to PV! Unfortunately, I don t have the answer to your question as I have never driven down here. But - I do have a good friend who I know would be happy to answer any questions regarding the drive down. You can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com...

Mexico: Moving to PV, proper visa, work visa
proper visa, work visa, business in town: If you don t speak Spanish pretty well, it s very unlikely you could find a job. Most business in town is tourist related. Dutch or French would also be helpful. There are some who manage to get work, without the proper visa, but they run the risk of deportation...

Mexico: Moving to Rosarito, hola laura, kimberly ford
hola laura, kimberly ford, western washingtion: Hola Laura, Good for you! But I have to say, I get questions this nebulous about Baja all the time and I always laugh to myself and say, hey ... this peninsula is 1000 miles long with 2 coasts. WHERE in Baja are you headed, or do you know yet? Are you asking...

Mexico: Mr. Moro's - Las Glorias, los mochis, boca beach
los mochis, boca beach, rv parks: Hi Jeanne: We have only stayed in PV in that area, but have visited many RV parks between Mazatlan and PV. We will be RVing there this winter and will stay for 2 months at La Penita (see lapenitarvpark.com) We have driven from Mazatlan to PV several times...

Mexico: Mulege, washboard road, guerrero negro
washboard road, guerrero negro, best bet: It is more travel than you think. The distance from Mulege to SI is not insignificant. The Whales are not at the town of San Ignacio. They are another 90 minutes on a washboard road along the bay. Then you need to find a boat to take you out. Try...

Mexico: Mulege, Santa Rosalia lodging, touristy places, santa rosalia
touristy places, santa rosalia, rustic accomodations: We know that wind. We usually up tent and go to the Serinidad for a couple of days. You can also check with Don Johnson, the owner of the Serinidad, about the availabiliy of houses along the river, where the wind seems less intense. we have never stayed at...

Mexico: Mummy Candy, candy easter eggs, candy skulls
candy easter eggs, candy skulls, skulls and skeletons: Hi Rachel Mummy candy is sort of a regional specialty in Guanajuato mexico, where they have quite a famous mummy museum. http://www.mexicotravel.net/demo2/index.cfm?fuseaction=article&article_id=122 It is truly candy. - At the museum s exit, vendors...

Mexico: I'm retired, wanting to move to mexico, christmas bonus, retiring in mexico
christmas bonus, retiring in mexico, selling timeshares: Tom: Jobs can be found. Teaching English selling timeshares. You can open a business or buy one. You should purchase a book about living and retiring in Mexico. You will find lots of information about the topics you are asking. Labor laws are all...

Mexico: mar de cortez hotel, mar de cortez, cortez hotel
mar de cortez, cortez hotel, experience thanks: We just went to Mar de Cortez and asked them what was up with this no credit card policy and did nt get a straight answer, since they take credit cards there. On the bright side we hav ent heard anything negative other than its a little noisy. The operation...

Mexico: mar de cortez hotel, mar de cortez, cortez hotel
mar de cortez, cortez hotel, ann hazard: Mike, I just visited their website. I am familiar with the hotel myself. It looks like you could email or call for free. Did you do this? If so and they asked for a check (no credit cards?) then I would send it. I have never heard anything bad about them....

Mexico: Getting married in Melaque, melaque, justice of the peace
melaque, justice of the peace, civil ceremony: Hi Bethany, I also live in Canada. My suggestion to you is to get married legally in Canada by Justice of the Peace (civil ceremony), then have a fancy ceremony on the beach in Melaque. You can hire a minister down there and invite all your friends and...

Mexico: mazatlan housing and getting there, tec de monterey, keith winters
tec de monterey, keith winters, city buses: Hey there Keith - what a place to go to college. You should have a great time. I am not familiar with the bus situation from Texas, but have to agree with the recommendation that you stay with first-clas. The difference between good and bad in Mexico...

Mexico: mazatlan/isla de la piedra, jala nayarit, gringo trail
jala nayarit, gringo trail, buenas dias: Dear Roger - first of all, my apologies for not getting right back to you. I opened your e-mail and was having problems with my internet access, so I hadn t gotten back to you. It sure sounds like you are doing it right in Mexico - sorry to hear that you...

Mexico: mazatlan, interactive panoramas, maps of mexico
interactive panoramas, maps of mexico, www maps: Hello Betty - the following link the best one that I have been able to find. Hope it helps. http://www.maps-of-mexico.com/mazatlan-map-interactive/panoramas/mazatlan-mexico-map-panoramic-interactive.shtml There really isn t too much of interest north,...

Mexico: melaque vs. la manzanilla, kinds of fish, mexican tourist
kinds of fish, mexican tourist, moderate number: Melaque beach is steep and the waves can get large with close break by beach, it also gets deep very quickly No natural wonders that i am aware of moderate size town with lots of restuarants, shops and gringos, a lot of folks from canada, but in...

Mexico: merida, mex, laguna bacalar, yucatan today
laguna bacalar, yucatan today, yucatan peninsula: Hi Lloyd, As you said,this is not a decision I can make for you. It *is* hot and muggy in Merida about four or five months of the year. During the winter months, Merida is quite pleasant. It s a lot like Florida, actually. It s not windy all the time....

Mexico: merida, two bedroom apartments, suites del sol
two bedroom apartments, suites del sol, term leases: Hola, Selina... What a wonderful opportunity for you. I don t know of any apartments for rent personally, but you can look on these websites: www.tierrayucatan.com www.yucatandealdirect.com www.realestateyucatan.com Also, Luz en Yucatan is a...

Mexico: mexican culture, tafe teacher, holiday celebrations
tafe teacher, holiday celebrations, mexico women: Hi Pauline, I don t understand the statement because Mexican Society is all about caring. I have never known a gentler and more caring people. We often see teenage girls and boys sitting with their grandparents in the village square during holiday celebrations....

Mexico: mexico, power surge protector, computer etc
power surge protector, computer etc, electrical computer: Most places in Mexico will run on 110 volts just like in the US. HOWEVER...if the item you are wanting to plug in has the typical US set-up where one of the prongs is wider than the other, you will need an adapter that plugs into the wall with two normal...

Mexico: mexico, lonely planet books, ropa beach
lonely planet books, ropa beach, gentle surf: Hi Catherine, I guess some of it depends on where you live & what flights are available to you. Buying air only on a charter is the cheapest (at least from Canada).I guess I don t know much about charters from the US or Europe...or wherever you are. ...

Mexico: to mexico, travel idea, trolley
travel idea, trolley, tijuana: The trolley does not go across the border. The cheapest way is to take the trolley, walk across the border, then take a bus from Tijuana to Rosarita. This is not a traditional part of Mexico but rather an area catering to people wanting to drink and party...

Mexico: mexico city bus station, bell boys, morning bus
bell boys, morning bus, dity: Dear Glenn, Your hotel in Mexico should be able to keep your packs at the reception. Every hotel in Mexico provides this service free of charge (but bell boys or clerks expect a tip). This will be safer than the bus depot lockers. However, I would...

Mexico: mexico city touring, portable dvd player, layover
portable dvd player, layover, mexico city: In my opinion, no. If you were to leave the airport and something happend to your transportation and you couldn t get back to the airport in time you will miss your flight. You will then have to fly stand-by on the next flight(s). If all the flights are...

Mexico: mexico city to zihuatenejo, national bus lines, renting a car in mexico
national bus lines, renting a car in mexico, christmas holidays: Bruce, take the bus. During the Christmas holidays the traffic will be less because many Mexicans head for the beach but I would take the bus at any time. I prefer ETN but all the national bus lines have frequent departures, are clean and comfortable....

Mexico: mexico places to go with kids, hertz avis, mexico places
hertz avis, mexico places, going to mexico: Hola, Arturo, I d suggest Ixtapa without a doubt. After 35 years of going to Mexico, it is tied with Puerto Vallarta for my favorite place. I d suggest renting the van from a large company like Hertz, Avis, National, etc. They have good road service in case...

Mexico: mexico travel, rv caravans, rv campground
rv caravans, rv campground, tent camping: Hola, Mark, I m afraid I ll need more information to help you. Where will you be coming from and how will you get to Mexico? If you are thinking of tent camping while hiking, it would not be advised unless you are staying in an RV campground. Mexico s forests...

Mexico: mexico, rving in mexico, travelling in mexico
rving in mexico, travelling in mexico, cancun area: I m not sure why the question is even being asked. What do you or your wife think might happen to you in Mexico that wouldn t happen in the US? People are people everywhere...and there is crime everywhere. Use the same common sense that you would anywhere...

Mexico: mid price, hotel premises, trees and plants
hotel premises, trees and plants, haute cuisine: Hola, Donna, O.K. Then I d suggest the Iberostar, Allegro, or the Melia. I haven t stayed at any, but did stay at the Melia in PVR. Don t expect more than typical Buffet Food as they try so hard to feed people, Haute Cuisine goes out the window(I will...

Mexico: miles, guadalara mexico, gdl
guadalara mexico, gdl, toll roads: Ken: I just drove to Puerto Vallarta from Yakima. The mileage to Vallarta is approx 2800. It will be about the same to GDL. It took 4.5 days for the drive. The toll roads are very good. A bit expensive but you can do 70+ with out much traffic. Enter...

Mexico: monthly acommodations, buena vista area, camping la paz
buena vista area, camping la paz, ann hazard: Michael, I ve never heard any that cheap unless you re camping. La Paz will be less expensive than Los Barriles/Buena Vista area. We are halfway between La Paz and Los Cabos and cheaper than San Jose for the most part, unless you look around and find something...

Mexico: monthy rate for housing, melaque, vacationrentals com
melaque, vacationrentals com, vacation rentals: Hola, I doubt it in Manzanillo, certainly not on the water. December through the end of February is the most expensive time. Perhaps in Melaque or La Manzanillo, doing a quick search I found... www.alegrerentals.com/index.php?option=com_ezrealty&task=viewcategory&id=5&Itemid=2...

Mexico: mosquitoes, mosquitoes, pacific coast
mosquitoes, pacific coast, fresh water: depends on where you go take along spray and maybe a mosquito candle to keep them away if you are close to fresh water or on some of the beaches you may get more and the are no-seeums in the sand of some beaches that come out only at sunset for about an hour...

Mexico: moving to cabo need help, time share sales, typical life
time share sales, typical life, school graduate: Nik, It is impossible to get a job in Mexico without a sponsoring employer. US citizens usually work in real estate or time share sales, so hopefully you have stellar sales skills because there aren t any other options for us. If you go to Cabo, visit the...

Mexico: moving to cabo, easiest jobs, ann hazard
easiest jobs, ann hazard, buena suerte: Hi Teresa, So sorry, but I really can t help you with most of those questions as my kids are grown and I don t spend much time in Cabo. However, I can point you in some good directions. To get a job you will need a working FM3. It is best to go for a long...

Mexico: moving to cabos, ann hazard, google
ann hazard, google, teaching opportunities: Stephanie, Sorry, I just got this email today. I have been on the road traveling from Baja to Idaho! Baja is very safe, way safer than California for sure. Cost of living in Los Cabos is higher than anywhere else on the peninsula because it is way more...

Mexico: moving companies, baja pony express, connie ellig
baja pony express, connie ellig, san quintin: Terra I have never run across a situation like yours. We have sold houses in Baja, but always furnished so there wasn t a problem about getting things back to the US. I don t know what to say really but my guess is that you are going to have to find someone...

Mexico: moving to cozumel, mexican govt, american citizen
mexican govt, american citizen, nice houses: Anissa, I cannot express strongly enough what a mistake your friend could be making! Especially if she has children. Is there any way that she could come come down here to live for a few months and see if she likes it? Living here is COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...

Mexico: moving to cozumel?, home improvement work, living in the carribean
home improvement work, living in the carribean, nice neighborhood: Hi Richard, Cozumel is a great place to live. But to be honest, I always tell people that they should come here and live for a few months first (rent an apartment) before they buy anything. Living here is very different than vacationing here. But most...

Mexico: moving to PV, racial couples, finding a job
racial couples, finding a job, 5 months: Hi, I receive this question so many times and my standard advice is 1. Come and spend about 4 or 5 months here, part of it in the summer time when the weather is brutally hot. 2. Learn to speak Spanish. 3. Don t move down without a good savings at home....

Mexico: moving to puerto vallarta, arthrithis, winter time
arthrithis, winter time, chases: Hi Karen, This is always a tough question to answer! I have lived here for 14 years and have never had one regret. But I always stress that it is definitely not for everyone..not vacation all the time! Summers are brutal...the heat and humidity chases most...

Mexico: moving.., mexican consulate in canada, lake chapala society
mexican consulate in canada, lake chapala society, mexican citizenship: Hola Caitlin, those are tough questions. You really need to do a lot of research before making the big jump, but here is some information to get you going. URLs of sites with lots of reading material: www.canadianclubmx.com Although meant for Canadians,...

Mexico: movingg, pamela thompson, mexican citizenship
pamela thompson, mexican citizenship, mexican citizen: Hi, It is very difficult to give an estimate on the cost of living here. It all depends on how your lifestyle is. It isn t nearly as cheap as it used to be, that-s for sure! You can write to me at pmt15@hotmail.com Why would you want to be a Mexican citizen?...

Mexico: Where to go in Nayarit?, canada holiday, mexican holiday
canada holiday, mexican holiday, pulmo: Howdy Stephanie... Unless there is a US/Canada holiday period and if there is no Mexican holiday going on, your timing should be outside the tourist season. You should be able to do very well for your money, especially the further north of Puerto Vallarta...

Mexico: Need your input on PV, mexican vacation, pv
mexican vacation, pv, puerto vallarta: Hi Jeff, First, sorry about the delay in answering. I have been computerless! I think that the best way for me to give you some information is for you to email me at pmt15@hotmail.com I have put together a guide to the area that I can email you and will...

Mexico: New experience, monarch butterflies, parking zone
monarch butterflies, parking zone, magic bus: Penelope: I suggest you check online to see how much it costs to rent a car in Leon. Having a vehicle gives you lots of options that you do not get with the bus. You can stop if you see something interesting. The bus keeps on going. The roads are quite...

Mexico: Next Week's Weather, hurricane frances, good weather
hurricane frances, good weather, educated guess: Katy, I have no idea what the weather will be next week! Don t worry about it, you are coming down anyway and you will have a great time. We have not had any rain for a long, long time, we could actually use some...but I know you don t want to hear that!...

Mexico: Nice Bus from Barra to PV, local bus service, barra de navidad
local bus service, barra de navidad, nice bus: Sure, Primera Plus has a 1st class bus once a day. Many others, 2nd class, Cihuatlán line almost hourly, In Barra: There are a couple of bus stations northwest of the plaza on Avenida Lopez de Legazpi. There are several daily departures to Manzanillo and...

Mexico: Nice and relaxing coastal town..., nice beach, going to california
nice beach, going to california, coastal town: Hi Barry, We have only been as far north as San Carlos on the coast. It is a full days drive from Nogales where we cross. We haven t been to California, so can t help with distances, but a map should help you there. Sorry I can t help more. Good luc...

Mexico: Nightlife in Puerto Vallarta, timers guide, five months
timers guide, five months, boardwalk: Hi! You can email me direct at pmt15@hotmail.com. I have a first timers guide along with some club/restaurant ideas that I can email you. Most of the nightlife here doesn t really get started til around 11pm and is mainly along the Malecon (boardwalk) of the...

Mexico: Nightlife, lunch place, lively nightlife
lunch place, lively nightlife, los muertos beach: La Palapa and the River Cafe are very romantic, upscale restaurants, but not too pricey. La Palapa is on Los Muertos beach and the River Cafe is by the river - Duh! Wild places, Carlos O Brians, The Zoo and Señor Frogs. A little older age group would go...

Mexico: Non-touristy places, boca paila, mexican hotel
boca paila, mexican hotel, isla holbox: Cozumel has some nice beaches with small hotels on the east side of the island. No big hotel would build there, because in a hurricane, it s the first place to go. Even on a normal day, the surf is pretty rough. The larger hotels on the west side of the island...

Mexico: Non-touristy places in Mexico, rincon de guayabitos, mexican hotel
rincon de guayabitos, mexican hotel, melaque: Hi Sharon, Some of our favorite spots are: on the caribean side, south of Playa del Carmen- Chetumal; and along the west coast, south of Mazatlan- La Penita, Rincon de Guayabitos; and south of Puerto Vallarta- Perula & Melaque; south of there are lots of...

Mexico: Non-touristy places, lonely planet books, dolores hidalgo
lonely planet books, dolores hidalgo, dia de los muertos: Hi again, To be in Mexico for La Dia de los Muertos would really be interesting. Along the west coast, Rincon de Guayabitos and La Penita (2K s apart) are about 1 hour s drive north from PV. About 10 minutes before Rincon, is Sayulita. These are all really...

Mexico: Northern Baja, surfing places, friend jan
surfing places, friend jan, northern baja: Alexa, Sounds like you should contact my friend Jan at www.bajabeachesrealty.com if you are looking for a house rental. I couldn t tell if you re looking to rent a place or camp. I don t know a lot about surfing places to camp between Ensenada and...

Mexico: Notarios, puerto escondido, restricted zone
puerto escondido, restricted zone, notario: Sorry that I cannot help you on a notario in Puerto Escondido. I have only been there once for a week several years ago. I see a lot of people selling art and I do not believe that you would need an FM-3. If you are going to be an employee you would need...

Mexico: Nuero Vallarta, grand marival, dear emma
grand marival, dear emma, better beaches: Dear Emma, Nuevo Vallarta has much better beaches. Grand Marival is a great resort, beautiful beach. Nuevo Vallarta is about 20 min. north of Vallarta via taxi, longer by bus. If you can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com, I can send you a guide that will cover...

Mexico: Nuevo Vallarta, four seaons, palladium vallarta
four seaons, palladium vallarta, rio cuale: Hola, Cindy, Sorry, but I can t be much help. SWMBO and I always preferred Old PVR to Nuevo Vallarta. We felt Nuevo was Cancun moved to the Pacific Coast of Mexico. Our only visit to Punta Mita was a tour of the Four Seaons. However, we did love Bucerias....

Mexico: need advice, immigration issues, living in mexico
immigration issues, living in mexico, bank trust: The first thing you should do is go to your favorite bookstore and purchase a book on retiring and living in Mexico. There are several and they will give you a good basic understanding of purchasing property-types of Visas. I am not familiar with the Baja,...

Mexico: I need a chiropractor, colleen taylor, printing source
colleen taylor, printing source, question thanks: Hi again, I paid a designer to do my cookbook. She lives in San Diego and her name is Colleen Taylor. She did an awesome job and also redid our website: bajamagic.com. You can reach her at colleen@colleentaylordesign.com. I worked with her on my last 2...

Mexico: i need to know what bus line in mexico goes from nuevo laredo, mexico to acapulco, nuevo laredo mexico, mexcio
nuevo laredo mexico, mexcio, bus line: Arturo - I have not had the pleasure of making this trip. I m very sorry that I can t be of any help to you. The only advice that I would give is to visit this webpage and look over the choices. http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=acapulco+to+nuevo+laredo+and+bus&ei=UTF-8&fr=fp-tab-web-t&cop=mss&tab=...

Mexico: non-hotel help, puerto aventuras, puerto morelos
puerto aventuras, puerto morelos, rv park: Hi Chelsea, While we have visited Cozumel, we don t usually stay there, so I m sorry I don t know a lot about it s accomodations. I would suggest you look up Paamul- it s primarily an RV park, but they have little hut sort of casitas/cabanas & a sort of...

Mexico: non-touristy, family friendly mexici, holiday in mexico, snorkel
holiday in mexico, snorkel, time of year: Sorry, but I would need more info in order to make any suggestion. Are you driving or flying? Do you want to be inland or on a coast? How long do you have for your holiday (especially important if you are driving). What time of year are you thinking you...

Mexico: northern baja, mexico vacation villa, rental car company
mexico vacation villa, rental car company, rental car companies: Travelling south and east of Ensenada is not safe at night. Animals on the road and motorists who are risky drivers in the day are worse at night. Any rental car company will provide you a car. You just have to get Mex ins from them. Go cheap and shop...

Mexico: november in cancun, little rain, thanksgiving
little rain, thanksgiving, few days: Hi Karen, I did answer this question a few days ago, but maybe it didn t get sent properly. I had asked which Thanksgiving you were refering to- Canadian or US (I live in Canada)- however, both are before Dec.1, and until the beginning of Dec. it is still...

Mexico: Getting to Oaxaca from San Miguel or Guadalajara, san miguel de allende, information on mexico
san miguel de allende, information on mexico, bus stations: Take a look at http://www.ticketbus.com.mx and find out the times that a bus leaves from either Norte or Taxqueño bus stations for Oaxaca. Then check to see which station the bus from where you are starting ends up in MexCity, using a guidebook, print...

Mexico: Oaxaca, plush accommodations, secure parking
plush accommodations, secure parking, car and drive: There are plenty of hotels in that price range with parking. Look them up on the Internet. Likewise, with a little research, you will find there is a market day somewhere in the area every day of the week. Since I don t know your interests, I have no...

Mexico: October Clothes, charleston post and courier, puerto morelos
charleston post and courier, puerto morelos, cool clothes: Hola, First of all, thanks for all the compliments and we re so glad that you like Yucatan Living! You ll want cool clothes during the day: all cotton, light colored. Only foreigners wear shorts, so if you are going somewhere like a lawyers office or out...

Mexico: Old Plaza Los Glorias Resort and travel, plaza los glorias, bedroom condos
plaza los glorias, bedroom condos, pacific mexico: HOLA DanCoyote, I have info only on the Costalegre area of pacific Mexico. Manzanillo and Mazatlan are both out of that area. The only info I have on busing is on these two pages: http://www.costalegre.ca/Busing.htm, http://www.costalegre.ca/Busing_PV.htm....

Mexico: opening a business in buena vista/east cape, new american cuisine, san francisco chronicle
new american cuisine, san francisco chronicle, culinary institute of america: Glenn, Well, you certainly wrote to the right person. My husband and I moved to Buena Vista on the East Cape in October from San Diego. Yes yes and yes to all your questions. We have a shortage of really good restaurants (really just 2 real ones and a bar...

Mexico: Your opinion on The Yucatan as a New Home, cruise ship docks, water recreation activities
cruise ship docks, water recreation activities, mexican lifestyle: hi john, ok, now that you ve told me a little more, we can talk :-) if you want to just support yourself, i can tell you that any legitimate business that is a good idea with a reasonable market that you put your time and heart into will probably be...

Mexico: overnite in PV?, rio cuale, class bus
rio cuale, class bus, costalegre: To the MacDougalls, What we do when busing south from PV is to take a city bus or taxi from the airport to old town which is south of the Rio Cuale. There are a few budget hotels in this area, especially on Calle Madero. Check the bottom of this page: http://www.vallartainfo.com/hotels.html...

Mexico: owning a house and a restraunt and Salon in Cabo, ann hazard, immigraiton
ann hazard, immigraiton, bimonthly updates: Hola Mike, Since your wife is Mexican, your transition will be so much easier! Cabo is booming hugely right now and you will not have any problem getting jobs. You will have to get an FM3 in order to work. She will not. You may be able to just apply for...

Mexico: P.V. to Chapala, lake chapala society, retirement choice
lake chapala society, retirement choice, feet above sea level: Hi Dan, first some advice, you are coming at the hottest, driest time of the year, up to 90F. Be sure to keep yourselves hydrated, lots of bottled water and GatorAde. You will find walking in the shade to be 20 degrees cooler than in the sun. Bring some sunscreen....

Mexico: P.V. dentistry, glass brick, plaza marina
glass brick, plaza marina, e mail: Here s my dentist s information, he s the only one I have personal experience with, his office people are all fluent in English. Dr Fernando Peñalva, tel 221-0165 e-mail dentist@pvnet.com.mx His office is on the North East corner of Plaza Marina, Map -...

Mexico: PASSPPORT, jeff dodd, going to mexico
jeff dodd, going to mexico, photo id: Jeff Dodd Re: PASSPORTS Hi Jeff, Going to México without a passport is possible, but getting back into the states could be a major problem. The last I heard is that México only requires photo ID, and a birth certificate. I would not personally go without...

Mexico: Pacifico bus schedules, san blas, la penita
san blas, la penita, bus schedules: Can t help much with a schedule, but TAP would be the best line for those places. They have buses leaving PVR for Tepic at 8:10 am, 11:10 am, 1:10 pm, 3:10 pm and 5:10 pm. The on-line bus lines don t seem to work, at least for me. But you can try http://www.tap.com.m...

Mexico: Package tours, barra de navidad, guadalajara jalisco
barra de navidad, guadalajara jalisco, primeraplus: Hola Sandi, I don t personally know of any bus tours with hotel included. Most would be expensive. What I would do is take a first class bus from Guadalajara to Barra de Navidad, and get your own hotel. Hotels are slow right now, so don t bother to phone...

Mexico: Palenque area, cooking classes, iluminado
cooking classes, iluminado, san cristobal: Both Palenque and San Cristobal are well worth visiting and spending a good amount of time. I have been to both on multiple occasions. I do know of a website you could check: TravelChiapas.com As for exploring with a small group of friends, check out my...

Mexico: Passport mexico, getting a passport, canadian divorce
getting a passport, canadian divorce, divorce lawyer: Might be your lucky day. I was formerly a Canadian divorce lawyer. Not sure about American law, but might be the same as Canadian law. You can apply for a passport from Mexico, unless part of the enforcement process precludes you from doing to. There is...

Mexico: Passport required??, passport number, border crossings
passport number, border crossings, nascar race: Hola, Keri, No, at this time, you don t need a passport. I d suggest you take a state certified picture ID and birth certificate though. Many border crossings don t even require that if you don t go farther into Mexico than about 12 miles. But get a passport...

Mexico: Passports?, renegade guide, immigration visas
renegade guide, immigration visas, sales clerks: Hola Jennifer: Well I can provide a little information, but you have a lot of reading and research to do as well. It is a good idea to have basic Spanish and that might be the best place to start. You might find night classes like we did at local high schools...

Mexico: Passports, travel state gov, pam pam
travel state gov, pam pam, passport photos: YES! Anyone, no matter their age MUST have a passport to travel outside of the United States. If either you of you don t have a passport, you should apply for one ASAP. Adult processing fees are $97, and children under the age of 14 are $82, plus the...

Mexico: Passports to enter Los Cabo Mexico, los cabo mexico, weird laws
los cabo mexico, weird laws, sole custody: You need passports for sure, all of you. That is not all you need however. I just thought of something else. If your kids are under 18 and not traveling with both parents they will need a notarized affidavit from the missing parent giving them permission...

Mexico: Passports, half moon bay, underage children
half moon bay, underage children, costalegre: Hi Karen, Sailers eh! My wife & I have lived on our 45ft sailboat here in British Columbia on & off for about 15 years. We would love to sail south someday. I would not swear 100% on the passport issue. It would be better if she had one for sure,...

Mexico: Phone Numbers, rincon de guayabitos, corona del mar
rincon de guayabitos, corona del mar, mail inquiry: Howdy Jo Ann... Have you been to the website for Villas Corona del Mar? Here is a link to their contact page. You will find the telephone numbers at the bottom of that page. http://www.villacoronadelmar.com/contactus.asp You ask for recommendations...

Mexico: Places to rent in Los Barilles??, baja pony express, license plate purse
baja pony express, license plate purse, buena suerte: Cindy, I would never forget you! How ARE you? I googled up Los Barriles vacation rentals and most sites have the same stuff. I would suggest you make a posting on the Baja Pony Express. It s read by everyone in the East Cape area. You do this by subscribing...

Mexico: Places to stay in mexico, david stroud, friend ralph
david stroud, friend ralph, pvnet: Hi David, Most of the good breaks are outside of town. I would suggest you contact my friend Ralph, would has all this knowledge, his e-mail is ralphhemphill-f@pvnet.com.mx he also has some cheap accommodation , see Ralph s Studios on my Rentals page...

Mexico: Planning a camping/road trip, santa rosalia, laconcha
santa rosalia, laconcha, baja web: La Paz http://baja-web.com/la-paz/index.html is your answer to the question. It is a two day drive to get there from San Diego. If you leave San Diego at 5:30 am you can make Santa Rosalia by 6pm without anything but gas stops. At Santa Rosalia you can...

Mexico: Planning on visiting oaxaca, collectibles market, yagul
collectibles market, yagul, outdoor antique: The drive from MC to Oaxaca is wonderful, especially from Puebla on down to Oaxaca. Consider a couple of days in Puebla on your way down to Oaxaca, to visit the downtown area and a ruin or two, if you have time. On the weekend Los Sapos has a great outdoor...

Mexico: Playa to Belize, interior rainforests, money pouch
interior rainforests, money pouch, playa del carmen: Hi Catherine, From Cancun or Playa del Carmen, you can take a bus to Chetumal (four to six hours and US$12-$20 or so for a nice, comfortable reserved seat) and there transfer to a Belize bus into Corozal Town or Belize City. It s cheap and the buses to...

Mexico: Playa Del Carmen, argentinian cuisine, authentic mexican food
argentinian cuisine, authentic mexican food, playa del carmen: Hello, I have heard of people getting their eyes done here in Merida and being very happy with the result. I have also heard of someone getting them done in Cancun and NOT being happy with the result. If it was me, I would tend to stay away from such a touristy...

Mexico: Playa del Carmen, carnaval celebration, playa del carmen
carnaval celebration, playa del carmen, playadelcarmen: Ignacio, My English is better than my espanol, so I hope you can read this. Playa del Carmen always has many tourists, especially in winter. But don t let that keep you away, your resort will have fun things for the children to do and places to rest or...

Mexico: Playa Tenacatita, villa montana, la manzanilla
villa montana, la manzanilla, costa alegre: hola, i just arrived last night to my place called Villa Montana in La Manzanilla so have not been over there as of yet. Last year there were at least 3 places either on the beach or on the other side of the road. go to www.lamanzanilla.biz ( our websiTe)...

Mexico: Private Chef while in Cabo, joe tyson, private chefs
joe tyson, private chefs, loscabosguide: Melynda, No I do not live in Cabo, nor do I know any private chefs. I would suggest you try contacting: JAG@bajainsider.com after visiting the website. It is about the best one out there right now. If anyone can help you, Jim can. Also, you might want to...

Mexico: Property in or around La Penita, jaltemba bay, business strip
jaltemba bay, business strip, friend ken: Howdy Maggie Morin... When a property sells, the price is not public information and many people keep the confidentiality of these transactions. They can be all over the place. I have not been privy to any bare lot sales lately. They are wide ranging,...

Mexico: Property, barnes and noble, federal registration
barnes and noble, federal registration, don diego: Sonny: the transfer of Ejido property is not easy. As I understand it the Ejido must petition to change the land from Ejido ownership to property that is regularized. This can take years. Your brother-in-law should be able to get the property in his name....

Mexico: PUERTO VALLARTA/IXTAPA, bottomless pits, dorado pacifico
bottomless pits, dorado pacifico, large balconies: Hola, EVA, In PVR, I usually stay at the Playa los Arcos. However, it is only a 3 Star property(Can you tell where my priorities lie?). Some of the better hotels are Westin, the Marriott, or the Quintana Real, all 6 Star. I was VERY happy to see that the Presidente(5...

Mexico: PUERTO VALLARTA, tourist time, puerto vallarta
tourist time, puerto vallarta, crowds: Bill: The 1st week of November should be quite nice. The raiy season is over and the humidity is gone. It will be a bit cool in the evenings so bring a light jacket or sweater. In addition this is low tourist time so you will not have to fight with the...

Mexico: PURCHASING EJIDO LAND, boardhost, notario
boardhost, notario, purchase agreement: Hola Robin... It is too late for me to give you the most important piece of advise that I could have offered. This is a very complex issue and way beyond my area of expertise. You need professional help, pronto. If there is any good news, it is...

Mexico: Puerto Escondido, ultimate intention, working in mexico
ultimate intention, working in mexico, retiring in mexico: Brian: Pick up a book on retiring in Mexico. Barnes & Noble or other bookstore will have one. Read about buying property within 35 miles of the beach. There are restrictions but they can be overcome by putting the property in a Bank Trust. Working...

Mexico: Puerto VALLARTA, puerto escondido, allexperts
puerto escondido, allexperts, oaxaca: My area of expertise is the state of Oaxaca, and more particularly the City of Oaxaca. Allexperts should have stipulated this. However, at Puerto Escondido on the Pacific Coast in the state of Oaxaca, in November the weather is generally warm and dry...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, beach sun, sun time
beach sun, sun time, september 23rd: Hi, Yes, September is the peak of our rainy season and you are basically correct in that we have clear and hot days with the rains coming, very heavily, late in the afternoon and off and on during the night. Of course, I cannot guarantee this will happen but...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, playa del sol, paradise village
playa del sol, paradise village, resort and spa: Hi and glad to hear you are coming back to Vallarta. You will see a big difference in April and July. The reason the river-bay was brown in July was from the rains bringing mud down from the mountains. You will not be here during the rainy season if you come...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, qualton club, fiesta americana
qualton club, fiesta americana, club fiesta: Shivana: There are two areas you could try. In the Marina area the following hotels have beach areas. Regina Mayan Palace Melia Vallarta Marriott Closer to downtown you could try Krystal Villa del Palmar Qualton club Fiesta Americana Los...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, mexican charm, rain washes
mexican charm, rain washes, hotel questions: Hi Shivani, You won t find brown water this time of year, it s a seasonal thing when the rain washes down from the mountains. I personally don t like Nuevo Vallarta, it s a tourist resort with no Mexican charm at all, you could be in Miami Beach. The hotel...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, playa los arcos, rio cuale
playa los arcos, rio cuale, los muertos beach: Hola, Shivani, I think you will find the water darker in PVR than in Nuevo. This is caused by the geography of the area. The mountains are much closer to the beach in PVR and the rivers running into the ocean darken the waters. In spite of this, I always advise...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, dirt road, hiway
dirt road, hiway, puerto vallarta: Hi and yes - there are two and it is sometimes confusing. One is located in El Eden - an area to the right , south and in the jungle - (where they filmed Predator). This is Chico s. Chino s is now closed. There was as well, in just a tad south of town, Chico...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, alcapoco, historical landmarks
alcapoco, historical landmarks, jungle tours: Karl: I have only been to Acapulco once and the only historical landmark are the cliff divers. Both of this towns are vacation sites and have very little in the way of museums etc. PV has a significant amount of art on display in many art galleries....

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, self motivator, senior citizens
self motivator, senior citizens, gringos: Depends, are you a drinker? plenty of local bars with gringos in them. I would join a couple of Bulletin Boards, http://p073.ezboard.com/btodopuertovallarta and my one http://vallartascene.com/index.php Both have a lot of residents posting on them...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, apartment condo, necesarily
apartment condo, necesarily, bedroom apartment: Hi Howard! 1) June - July 2) This varies tremendously on location! Beachfront $700USD, in a few blocks, $400USD, way in, out of the way, $200 3) Not necesarily 4) Easy access from pretty much anywhere. We have a great bus-taxi system. You are welcome...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, jalisco state, maps of mexico
jalisco state, maps of mexico, www maps: For Colima, take route 200 south to Manzanillo and follow the signs for Colima, about 6 hours to Colima. The state of Nayarit starts just north of the airport, on route 200. See maps here http://www.maps-of-mexico.com/jalisco-state-mexico/jalisco-state-mexico-map-main.shtm...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, excursion ideas, walmart
excursion ideas, walmart, hello my friend: Hi Shivani, I have put together a guide to the area that includes some restaurant and excursion ideas. If you email me to pmt15@hotmail.com I will send it to you (via email). There is plenty of transportation from Nuevo Vallarta to Puerto Vallarta via buses...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, taxi ticket, ticket booths
taxi ticket, ticket booths, airport taxi: You ll be using an Airport Taxi on the way to Nuevo. Go to one of the two taxi ticket booths by the exit of the airport and purchase your ticket there, the prices are posted. Should be about $15 US for a taxi or about $7-8 US per person in a Colectivo. When...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, basilio badillo, paradise village
basilio badillo, paradise village, hello my friend: If you ve traveled to Mexico before, you know what the driving is like.....wild, crazy, few rules of the road and having a car can be a real pain because parking is difficult and the traffic is terrible. So car rental is up to you. Nuevo is a ways out and...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, road trips, day trips
road trips, day trips, tour bus: Hi Cornell, I have never driven back - or taken the bus - to the US so I can t really answer your questions. If you like though I can fill you in on some day trips from Puerto Vallarta. Please email me at pmt15@hotmail.com I have a guide to the area. Thanks!...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, monarch butterflies, moon publications
monarch butterflies, moon publications, dale gress: Cornell: I have driven to Mexico at least 5 times and will drive back this winter. The roads are good and they are safe. Pick up a few travel books on the area you will be visiting. I like the Moon Publications as they give a lot of detail on some of...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta to Acapulco, coastal route, good roads
coastal route, good roads, time shares: It would take you a whole days driving, wether you go via Mexico City - better roads, or the coastal route - not so good roads and not safe after dark. Flights are expensive, but will save a lot of travel time. No boats, if there were it would take well...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, ocotlan, gdl
ocotlan, gdl, return time: Elvira; The bus trip to GDL takes 4-5 hours depending on traffic in GDL. I would suggest that you take the bus. Car rentals are expensive in Mexico and you would have to pay tolls on the highway. We like ETN. It is first class with a snack and a soft...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara, roomy seats, bus depot
roomy seats, bus depot, elvira: Dear Elvira, Buses are plentiful here, cheap and comfortable. Buses depart from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara around the clock. The bus depot is called CENTRAL and is located just north of the airport - easy to find. I would recommend taking the ETN Line....

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta to Guadalara, colonial style hotel, san juan de dios
colonial style hotel, san juan de dios, prisciliano sanchez: Cathy: The bus trip to Guadalajara is 4 to 5 hours. I would recommend the ETN bus line. You should stay at least one night. On Thursday and Sunday there is a large market in Tonalah. Tonalah is fairly close to the main bus depot. If you need to...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta all-inclusives, new dreams, taxi ride
new dreams, taxi ride, palace resorts: I m not a big fan of All Inclusive here in Vallarta as we have, possibly, some of the best restaurants in Mexico. You could not compare the All Inclusive food to them. But if you have to, I would recommend the new Dreams resort (formally the Camino Real),...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlan Bus, magic bus, dive shops
magic bus, dive shops, referals: Brad: Go to www.magic-bus.com for bus information. We have used ETN and Pacifico. Be sure to take a directo so you do not have to stop in every village. It is about 300 miles to Vallarta and the trip will take 7-8 hours. go to vallartatoday.com and...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlan Bus, lazaro cardenas, quest office
lazaro cardenas, quest office, ocean quest: The busses on that route don t appear to have a web presence. I m sure it s a pretty regular service and I believe a couple of bus line travel that route, some may take you without changing in Tepic. 2 1/2 hours to Tepic . Just over 4 hours Tepic to MZ....

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta/Punta de Mita, punta negro, luxury resort
punta negro, luxury resort, planning stages: Michael, Yes, Punta de Mita is very different now. The Four Seasons has build a luxury resort there and 2-3 more are in the planning stages. Rooms at the Four Seasons run $300-$400/nt. Though I cannot make any specific recommendations there are reasonable...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta Romantic vacation, romantic area, condo type
romantic area, condo type, 15th anniversary: Hola! There are so many places to stay it is always hard to recommend. Have you considered a small condo type place? There are tons! Or are you looking for All Inclusive? I would choose a place that is Adults only so you don t have screaming kids running around....

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta vs. Alcapoco, art musuems, mr turner
art musuems, mr turner, dear mr: Dear Mr. Turner - Glad you have chosen Puerto Vallarta! Please email me at pmt15@hotmail.com - I have a complete guide to the area that I would be happy to forward to you that covers all of the things you are looking for. Thanks and hoping to hear from you...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta vs Alcapoco, historical landmarks, puerto vallarto
historical landmarks, puerto vallarto, best restaurants: It s been a few years since I ve visited Acapulco, but it never came close to my liking of Puerto Vallarta. I found Vallarta to be cleaner and safer than Acapulco. In fact I ve never lived in a place as safe as Vallarta. Not mush historical stuff in either...

Mexico: Puerto Vallarta, porta bello, bbq ribs
porta bello, bbq ribs, more detailed information: Arnie: There are so many places in Vallarta where you can purchase Mexican art. All you need to do is start walking around downtown Vallarta. You might try www.pvmirror.com for more detailed information. Prices in Vallarta are on the high side. The...

Mexico: Puerto Villarta, vacation rentals by owner, durgan
vacation rentals by owner, durgan, quiet hotel: Robert, I think you may be able to find something fairly decent. I d suggest starting by checking www.vacationhomes.com, www.a1vacations.com or Vacation Rentals by Owner. I don t know their web address. Also there s a fellow named Steve Durgan who works...

Mexico: Purchasing property in Lake Chapala as an investment, san juan cosala, lake chapala society
san juan cosala, lake chapala society, lake chapala area: Hi again Jason: Chapala Haciendas is a nicely treed area. Still lots of building lots available, more reasonable prices too. The only thing I would say against CH is, it is not in the mainstream area. CH is located north of Chapala on the Chapala-Guadalajara...

Mexico: PV, tourism business, liking
tourism business, liking, canadians: It s getting far too busy for my liking, this season in particular with all the refugees from Cancún. Security has never been an issue in Puerto Vallarta, it s a very safe town. Many American and Canadians are moving here and real estate prices are still...

Mexico: PV Cemetery and good budget restaurants, hand edge, bus line
hand edge, bus line, bus lines: Hi, The big cemetery is at the end of San Salvador, in Colonia 5 de Deciembre, see my map at http://vallarta-info.com/n_downtown.html it would be about 3 blocks off the right hand edge of the map. There is a bus that goes there, I m guessing the number...

Mexico: PV from Guadalajara by bus, city taxis, airport taxis
city taxis, airport taxis, guada: Several bus lines: Primera Plus, Pacifico and the best - ETN, which is about 430 pesos per person. Primera Plus is on-line at http://www.primeraplus.com.mx/scripts/webtaquilla.dll Unfortunately ETN s web site stopped working some time ago, but it s easy...

Mexico: PV and Guadalajara, Semana Santa, orozco murals, drunken tourist
orozco murals, drunken tourist, chacala: Hi, The norm here in Vallarta is it s much more crowded here the first week (beaches are absolutely packed - poorer Mexicans come then) and the second week a higher class of nationals come and stay in the larger hotels. Not nearly as crowded as the first...

Mexico: PV rentals, susan wiseman, friend susan
susan wiseman, friend susan, good friend: Hi Leo, I would highly recommend going to the website www.baysidepuertovallarta.com This is a real estate, rental agency run by my good friend Susan Wiseman. There are 1,000 rental agents here but the large part, I wouldn t recommend. Susan is honest, thorough...

Mexico: PV vacation lodging, bayside properties, susan wiseman
bayside properties, susan wiseman, friend susan: Hi Robert, I too, prefer Southside! There are several smaller hotels (check out the Emperador) but most do not have kitchens. There are numerous apartments and condos. I don´t get involved in any rentals (no time!) but I would highly recommend you contact...

Mexico: PV Water Park, water park, puerto vallarta guide
water park, puerto vallarta guide, excursion: Hi! I tried to answer the other evening but the AllExperts site was not functioning - I apologize for the delay! The water park is called SPLASH and it is very close to you as it is located in Nuevo Vallarta. Easiest if you take a taxi from your hotel as...

Mexico: PV, intercity busses, san miguel de allende
intercity busses, san miguel de allende, leon guanajuato: There is no tour bus. It s a long drive, I would take the intercity busses. From here to Guadalajara 5 1/2 hours. Guadalajara to Leon / Guanajuato about 3 hrs and then a short local bus to San Miguel. The toll roads are very expensive and would cost at...

Mexico: PVR Charity/Volunteer, charity volunteer, charity organization
charity volunteer, charity organization, gringos: My favorite charity is the Refugio Infantil de Santa Esperanza - R.I.S.E. http://www.refugioinfantil.com/index.html They are not all orphans, some children, even babies, who have been taken from their parents for various reasons by D.I.F. a federal agency...

Mexico: papers needed to get out of mexico, passport passport, photo id card
passport passport, photo id card, government issued photo id: If you are a US Citizen you must have a passport. If you have applied for one and you have not received it, you are now allowed to travel with a government issued photo id card and the receipt showing you paid for the passport. See: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html...

Mexico: part-time living in Baja, local school system, sea of cortez
local school system, sea of cortez, los cabos: Hola Vicky, Those are very intelligent questions, actually and I m happy to share what I know and think with you. My husband and I have just moved (80%) full time to Baja. We chose Buena Vista, near Los Barriles. It is midway between La Paz and Cabo on...

Mexico: passport for air travel, certified birth certificate, court clerks
certified birth certificate, court clerks, clerks office: For this year only, you do not have to have a passport but you do have to have a Certified birth certificate and a valid drivers license. A certified birth certificate is issued by the court clerks office of the town you were born in. It is NOT the one...

Mexico: passport requirements at present, passport requirements, valid drivers
passport requirements, valid drivers, canadians: I don t know what country you are from, so it s hard to say. For Canadians, a valid drivers licence is good to get into Mexico, but a passport is always hassle-free & advisable. I believe that if you are American, you will need a passport to get back home....

Mexico: passport, travel state gov, passport passport
travel state gov, passport passport, loredo: Currently only those traveling by AIR need a passport. HOWEVER, I highly recommend that everyone get one, as it makes traveling safer and easier. The rules are always subject to change, so please visit the official government website for current information:...

Mexico: passports for children, birth certs, freedom education
birth certs, freedom education, lifelong adventure: Hello Shelli, Obviously, your kids are not going to be handling their passports or exchanging money. And I can t think of a situation where it would be necessary for them to have passports instead of birth certificates. However, giving them a passport is...

Mexico: past port related, permanent residence card, mexican passport
permanent residence card, mexican passport, customs and immigration: You don t say whether you have a passport or what kind of identification you would be using. If you have a Mexican passport, then you will have no problem. If not, then you will need an ORIGINAL birth certificate that has a stamp or some kind of official...

Mexico: about a person, gary woodward, park royal hotel
gary woodward, park royal hotel, casa del mar: Hi Gary, I asked around and found some info on Tom Steedum. By coincidence, he used to own the dive shop where I used to work. He owned it 2 owners before the current ones, so that s why I didn t know him. Apparently, he no longer has a dive shop here,...

Mexico: perula, manzanillo colima mexico, mexico info
manzanillo colima mexico, mexico info, mclennan: Hello Isabelle, There is the HELP association in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico. Info on this Web Page: http://www.costalegre.ca/Help_Manz.htm They have lots of info on the Manzanillo area. I would also check with the Real Estate Agents listed on this Page:...

Mexico: pharmacias, cabo san lucas, barry solomon
cabo san lucas, barry solomon, prescription medications: Barry, There are farmacias all over San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. Just walk around and check them out. You don t need a prescription for Lipitor or anything else unless it is mind altering! I would check prices in a couple or three different places...

Mexico: photography in merida, film production company, still photographer
film production company, still photographer, small hotel: Hello, My husband and I are photographers (we do lots of hotels around here), but he s the boss when it comes to this sort of thing. Rentals is not our business. But you will have a hard time finding someone who does rent that stuff. We might consider it....

Mexico: I am planning an extended..., southern mexico, 5 months
southern mexico, 5 months, sailboat: As far as I know, you will need proof of ownership and registrations. I highly recommend a passport as it is for sure hassle-free. You will need a credit card in the same name as your vehicle is registered. I don t know about the boat, but you need the...

Mexico: planning a road trip, greyhound bus terminal, cabo san lucas
greyhound bus terminal, cabo san lucas, gene kira: With your time limit we would suggest the Mulege/Loreto area of Baja. Kayakig and diving in the Loreto area is quite good and Mulege is a beautiful small town. As for getting there; Driving from San Diego to Mulege is about fourteen hours, a few more to Loreto....

Mexico: planning a road trip, planning a road trip, resort areas
planning a road trip, resort areas, baja california: Chloe, I thought I answered this, but maybe not. I don t know from your letter whether you will be flying or driving from Alaska, or what time of year you will be going. 12 days is not a long time, as this is a 1000 mile long peninsula. Are you interested...

Mexico: playa del carmen, inexpensive accomodations, playa del carmen
inexpensive accomodations, playa del carmen, conversion rates: Hi Maxine: We have been to P de C many times- it s one of our favorite places. We have stayed in many places. There are SO many inexpensive accomodations that I couldn t begin to list them. We especially like Corto Maltes- little huts right on the beach....

Mexico: will you please pass this info to others you write or speak with?, black henna tattoos, colored stains
black henna tattoos, colored stains, fragrant essential oils: Traditional henna paste is some shade of brown or green. It may be brownish green, khaki, or dark green, dark brown, but it will definintely NOT be jet black! Any artist working with pure, natural, safe, traditional henna will tell you what is in the...

Mexico: political climate, political climate, starkman
political climate, starkman, taxi drivers: The climate is peaceful and calm, and it has been like this throughout the year aside from for a few hours the second Monday of July. No protesters, no marches, etc., although taxi drivers have been protesting off and on over the past couple of months. There...

Mexico: private schools in Los Cabos, ann hazard, baja area
ann hazard, baja area, los cabos: Mitch, No, I do not, but there are plenty of Canadians here. The best I can suggest is that you go to www.bajainsider.com and submit your question to them. They are the most comprehensive website on the net. You could also try www.loscabosguide.com. Between...

Mexico: property puurchase, upscale environment, friend ken
upscale environment, friend ken, rincon de guayabitos: Howdy Kev... If you could drop the word oceanfront from your question, the answer would be easy. You still might get a yes-answer but you will need some good timing and luck and a realestate person who will work hard for you. I can recomend my friend...

Mexico: property & surfing, ground swells, championship surfing
ground swells, championship surfing, surfing season: Hi Townsend, the closest surfing to my area of Mexico (Chapala and Ajijic) is about a 3 1/2 hours drive away. You travel west and south of Manzanillo to Playa Azul on the Pacific Coast in the state of Michoacan. They have competitions mid September every year....

Mexico: puerto escondido, tourist town, bus ride
tourist town, bus ride, busses: I have only been in Puerto Escondido once and I liked it. It is not a major tourist town. There is good surfing and great scenery. The bus ride would be a long one. The busses are generally great-go premera clase. Sorry I could not be more help www.mexicanpacific.com...

Mexico: puerto Vallarta, public transpotation, intercity bus
public transpotation, intercity bus, vip lounge: Certainly. You will need to take the local bus to Guadalajara and then I would suggest a taxi to the Intercity Bus Station. There you will find many bus lines servicing Puerto Vallarta, by far the best is ETN, very luxurious, 5 hours to Vallarta at a cost...

Mexico: puerto vallarta, authentic mexican cuisine, lazaro cardenas
authentic mexican cuisine, lazaro cardenas, canopy tours: Hi Aaron, The Canopy Tours are very popular. The best of the 3 here, is most definitely the Los Veranos one, south of town at the village of Los Veranos. http://www.canopytours-vallarta.com/tour.htm Very safe I haven t hear of even one problem - there...

Mexico: puerto vallarta this aug 4th, rain season, hot days
rain season, hot days, late afternoon: Hi Angie, The norm is clear hot days with the clouds and raining arriving late afternoon with rain off and on throughout the night. No way to predict though - but I can promise it will be hot and humid! You are welcome to email me at pmt15@hotmail.com...

Mexico: puerto vallarta by bus, nogales arizona, flat desert
nogales arizona, flat desert, good connections: I have done it from LA, years ago. I would not think it s a great idea if you don t have a lot of time. The best way is to get to Nogales, Arizona and get a bus there (Norte de Sonora, Elite and, I think, Pacifico bus lines) to Guadalajara, then catch the...

Mexico: puerto vallarta hotels, memory foam mattress, highway buses
memory foam mattress, highway buses, jaltemba bay: Hia Tom Cement beds are common, even at nicer hotels. The key to more comfortable sleep is the mattress itself. The more giving kind that we are used to notb can be found in some up-scale hotels. If this is a big issue for you, you might think about...

Mexico: puerto vallarta tranportion, tepic, busses
tepic, busses, full blast: Hi Craig, About 5 hrs to Tepic and then change busses for the 2.5 hr ride to PV. I believe Elite runs both sections, but at the bus station you will have no problems. The busses in Mexico are very well organised, take the most expensive one you can, it s...

Mexico: puerto vallarta, money in the bank, puerto vallarta
money in the bank, puerto vallarta, prodigy: Hi Suzie, Have you ever been to Puerto Vallarta before? That is important if you are going to decide to live here. One week definitely is not enough time to decide. I always suggest (and I receive this same question often) come here, stay for a few months...

Mexico: pulling an rv, frog mario, carlos ulloa
frog mario, carlos ulloa, guadalajara city: Each city, state has its local laws. To make sure you have the right answer in Guadalajara, try Mayor Petersen s Private Secretary. His name is LIC. JUAN CARLOS ULLOA SÁNCHEZ. His number is 3837-2600, ext.2102, 2104. Give him my name (Mario Gonzalez-Roman)...

Mexico: purchase of beach house, fideicomiso, fideicomisos
fideicomiso, fideicomisos, three houses: Hola, The estimated costs are somewhat different, depending on which area of Mexico you buy in. The fideicomiso costs about $1200 a year, if I remember correctly. The attorney fees vary too, of course. We have bought three houses through fideicomisos, and...

Mexico: purchase property in mexico, notario, tulum
notario, tulum, realtors: Beth: I would certainly get some advice from others who have put down a deposit.. other realtors. Realtors do not have equivalent training as in the USA. I would want my deposit with someone unrelated to the transaction. This prepurchase program...

Mexico: with purchasing property in the restricted zone /bank trusts and Notarios, google search, mexican neighbors
google search, mexican neighbors, owning property in mexico: Jordan: You need to see a Notario. A Notario is a highly specialized attorney dealing with real estate. Property within 35 miles of the beach has to be put in a bank trust. There is tons of paperwork and approval from Mexico City. The property has to...

Mexico: pv, pamela thompson, good connections
pamela thompson, good connections, inlaws: Hi Tiffany, To be honest, I am not exactly sure where the place is that you are asking about. If you could write to me at pmt15@hotmail.com we can communicate further about this. Most likely it will be via bus and I am sure a bus or two goes there - once...

Mexico: Questions about Baja . ., drunk frat boys, tasty places
drunk frat boys, tasty places, google: I would suggest La Concha Resort in La Paz. You can fly there via LA now I think. It is a beautiful beautiful small city with awesome beaches and it won t cost you an arm and a leg. Great restaurants and nightlife too. Email me at cookbaja@aol.com and I will...

Mexico: two q's :), atm card, hotel strip
atm card, hotel strip, best bet: It depends where you re staying, if you re close to the jungle and/or fresh water area there will be bugs. If you re in the hotel strip or out in the Nuevo Vallarta resort area, I doubt you ll have problems. A lot of places may accept dollars, but they will...

Mexico: R.V ing in Baja, 5th wheel trailer, rv stops
5th wheel trailer, rv stops, san quintin: Hola Pat, Well, seeing as we just sold our 5th wheel I may not be the bearer of great news for you. You can get the Church s book on Camping Baja and find good places to stay between San Quintin and Mulege, but actually, from La Paz south there really are...

Mexico: Railroads, unfinished projects, new digs
unfinished projects, new digs, partner in crime: Hia Jack... I have an unreal amount of unfinished projects ahead of me. Chief among these is finishing the remodel of our new condo. Then discarding a ton of precious stuff so we can squeeze ourselves into the new digs, fix up, build a deck, replace flooring,...

Mexico: Raising children in Baja, jim glover, mexico schools
jim glover, mexico schools, peaceful family: Jessica, This may be the fastest reply on record! I have been getting more requests for this type of information than anything lately, so I am thinking it s a new trend. Baja is 1000 miles long, so it depends totally on what place(s) you are interested...

Mexico: Rates and Buses, nuevo laredo, us mexico border
nuevo laredo, us mexico border, hotel clerk: Hi Caspin, I m not sure how much help I can be. I have driven to the Yucatan several times from Texas, but in our own car, not by bus. However, the bus system in Mexico is actually pretty good and I have traveled by bus to Belize and all through the Yucatan....

Mexico: RE: Punta Banda, ann hazard, south tip
ann hazard, south tip, american neighborhoods: Mandie, Punta Banda is 90 miles south of the border. It s about 20 minutes to Ensenada where you can pretty much get everything you need. I used to have a house on the south tip of Punta Banda and know the area well. There are many American neighborhoods....

Mexico: RENTALS IN AJIJIC-CHAPALA AREA, lake chapala society, disposable email
lake chapala society, disposable email, light jackets: Hi Molly, January/February is the most popular time of the year on the Lakeside and rentals will be gone by Christmas. You could send an email to these addresses: continentalrentals@prodigy.net.mx info@century21accessmex.com hrrealtygroup@prodigy.net.mx...

Mexico: Re: Moving belongings across border to Rosarito, passport paperwork, personal belongings
passport paperwork, personal belongings, couple trips: Kathy, I don t know. I have moved furniture down there but in small increments, not all at once. You are right too, I have heard many conflicting stories. They can charge you importation, but I m not sure how much it is right now. I would suggest you...

Mexico: Real Estate in your area, estero chico, jaltemba bay
estero chico, jaltemba bay, mature palms: Howdy Dennis... One of the most undervalued and interesting properties in our area is the old Russel Hotel in La Peñita. It has been offered for sale on and off for several years now. The seller is not 100% in her mind and she has backed out of several...

Mexico: Recommend a nice beach town....?, stock brokerages, slum areas
stock brokerages, slum areas, southern suburb: Hola, Barry, I apologize for my tardiness in replying. But the Big Beast (My motorhome)and I have been up in Canada and my Wireless connection didn t work in such thriving metropolises such as Thunder Bay, Dryden, and Kenora(I was really shocked when it didn...

Mexico: Relaxing Beach, santa ana winds, rosaritobeach
santa ana winds, rosaritobeach, relaxing beach: I m not sure what you being Irish might have as an influence over my advice, but I will answer you as if you weren t Irish. It is normally very nice in October, especially just south of Rosarito Beach before Ensenada. Ensenada is 90 minutes below San Diego....

Mexico: Relocating to Baja with children, weekend hangout, hurricane john
weekend hangout, hurricane john, buena suerte: Julie, I am not one who would recommend Rosarito, especially w/ kids. It is noisy, crowded and close to the border. It s a favorite weekend hangout for partiers from the US. That is my bias of course because I live 1000 miles south of there, right where...

Mexico: Relocating/Dive Shops, intership programs, dive industry
intership programs, dive industry, insider info: Hi Ted, I can understand your desire to get into the dive industry...that s the reason I came down myself. It s a tough business, especially in Cozumel where there are about 100 dive shops to compete with! To answer your questions: I am not familiar...

Mexico: Relocating to La Paz area, insurance system, health care system
insurance system, health care system, private hospital: Hi Tracy, Mexico has a social security health care system that is very inexpensive, like about $300 a year per person. We prefer to use Fidepaz in La Paz as it is a private hospital/clinic and it is quite affordable. The docs are great too. We got our...

Mexico: Relocation to Mexico, kimberly ford, baja land
kimberly ford, baja land, ann hazard: Kay, I live an hour or so south of La Paz. Your best way to buy property is through a realtor. Lulu Amador (lourdesa@cbriveras.com) handled our transaction in La Paz when we bought our house here. She is totally honest, dependable and hard working. She...

Mexico: Relocation, paraiso del mar, del mar properties
paraiso del mar, del mar properties, relocation work: Hello there Harry - you will love La Paz. As far as planning, I would contact the American Consulate and get information from them on relocation, work visas, etc... As far as contacting Paraiso Del Mar personnel, I would utilize the internet to introduce...

Mexico: Rentals for Jan. - Feb. 2005, jaltemba bay, retired teachers
jaltemba bay, retired teachers, nice stuff: Hello Sandra... Without knowing a thing about you or what kind of lodging you seek, your questions is a bit broad. There is a good variety of hotels, bungalows and homes to choose from. Please go to my bulletin board and do some exploring around. If...

Mexico: Renting a jetski, jet skis, hotel website
jet skis, hotel website, jetski: Heather, I have never heard of anyone riding or renting jet skis in Rosarito because of the large surf. However, they do have them south of Ensenada at Estero Beach Hotel and nearby campground. You did t say what your final destination is, so I can t know...

Mexico: Resort, aventura spa palace, el dorado royale
aventura spa palace, el dorado royale, aventura palace resort: Yes, I am familiar with it. It is a very nice resort. The only minor drawback is that is has a man made beach. I have never heard anyone complain about it, as it is very long and calm. You also have full exchange privileges with the other Palace resorts,...

Mexico: Restaurant Possibilities in Merida and Valladolid, yucatan today, best bet
yucatan today, best bet, akumal: Hola, Cristina... A new good restaurant is always welcome, and would do well, I´m sure, in Merida. And Izamal is certainly growing as well. Valladolid, I´m not as familiar with...it still looks pretty sleepy. Your best bet for real estate from a distance...

Mexico: Retire and live in Puerto Vallarta, cottageville sc, ms thompson
cottageville sc, ms thompson, international insurance: Dear Mr. Gordon, I apologize for the delay in answering! First, you can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com - easier communicating that way. I have lived here now for 17 years, full time and work at Hospital Cornerstone (www.hospitalcornerstone.com) as the Patient...

Mexico: Rincon de Guayabitos, rincon de guayabitos, jaltemba bay
rincon de guayabitos, jaltemba bay, jbay: Hola Angie... Nothing you mention makes anything specific spring to mind. You are wise to get an early start on this. Both time frames are in the peak of the winter season. My friend Lenor has many options listed on her web site. Supposedly, there...

Mexico: Riviera Maya, chichen itza, mayan pyramids
chichen itza, mayan pyramids, half day tour: It would be nice to know some basic Spanish, as it is always nice to communicate with people in the their own language, even if it is just a few simple words or phrases. The ruins at Tulum or Chichen Itza are worth the time, if you have at least 6 or...

Mexico: Road trip, planning a road trip, guadalajara mexico
planning a road trip, guadalajara mexico, sleeping in my car: Hi Fred, Having lived here four years, it seems to me that there is less crime here than in the US, despite what you may have heard. Nevertheless, you will probably be less likely to be hassled out in the countryside or in the small towns, than in the cities....

Mexico: Road trip, economy class hotel, planning a road trip
economy class hotel, planning a road trip, rumpled clothes: Howdy Fred... Please post this topic at my bulletin board and I will answer you more in depth and so will the others who frequent my board. I will say for starters; sleeping in your car sounds like a bad idea. I think you will not make friends with...

Mexico: Road trip, planning a road trip, loncheras
planning a road trip, loncheras, sleeping in my car: I ve slept in my car when on a long trip, to save time. I just pulled over, but since you re saving money, I guess you re not driving the Autopistas, they are expensive, but much safer and faster. Near a Pemex gas station would be a good spot. I once travelled...

Mexico: Road trip, camping in mexico, mexican car insurance
camping in mexico, mexican car insurance, planning a road trip: Fred, I would not recommend sleeping in your car at all. Buy a cheap tent, a cooler and some minimal camping gear and you will find campsites all over Mexico. But the car thing, nope. The local cops would look down on that no matter where you park. I...

Mexico: Road trip, planning a road trip, corida
planning a road trip, corida, sleeping in my car: Fred: For inexpensive eating: Watch for pickups parked along the side of the road selling frui and vegetables. Sometime they will have quite a selection and at other times they may only have one item. Generally you can buy from these vendors at very...

Mexico: Road trip, planning a road trip, sleeping in my car
planning a road trip, sleeping in my car, danger spots: Hi Fred, It seems to me that sleeping in the car might be ok in Grand Forks, but not ok in New York or Chicago. I am Canadian, and for sure there are places I would do that, but many more places that I would not. Have you considered camp grounds? They...

Mexico: Road trip, planning a road trip, saftey in numbers
planning a road trip, saftey in numbers, sleeping in my car: Hi Fred, name here also Fred (federico) in Spanish). I would not recommend sleeping in a car to anyone visiting México, as accomodation is really quite cheap. A lone male could possibly get away with it if they don t mind taking the risk of being robbed....

Mexico: Rocky Point, rocky point mexico, passport
rocky point mexico, passport: Hi Sharon, Since Jan 1st 2007 everyone needs a passport to traverse the USA. Not sure where Rocky Point is, but having a passport is the best way to travel anywhere in the world. Check with your countries embassy and Mexico s embassy to see what they require....

Mexico: Roommate sought, st andrews anglican church, lake chapala society
st andrews anglican church, lake chapala society, el toritos: Hola Roger, I would advertise for a roommate on the Lake Chapala Society s bulletin boards first, also on the boards at El Toritos and SuperLake Grocery stores. You could put an ad in the Guad Reporter, but you should get good response on the bulletin boards....

Mexico: Rosarito, roberta giesea, ann hazard
roberta giesea, ann hazard, pre escolar: Angie, I don t know the answer, but I can direct you to someone who lives in Rosarito, is a realtor and writes for the Baja Times. Her name is Roberta Giesea and her email is baja4u@hotmail.com. Also, check out the Baja Times at: http://bajatimes.com. Good...

Mexico: Rosarito, mexico travel warnings, visitors flock
mexico travel warnings, visitors flock, mexican governments: Thanks for writing. Please take your time to go over this complete article that I finished updating this morning. State Department MEXICO Travel Warnings as of Dec. 10, 2007 Copy and PASTE: http://www.securitycornermexico.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=336&Itemid=1007...

Mexico: Rosarito area/ from San Diego airport..., san diego airport, mexican insurance
san diego airport, mexican insurance, adequate transportation: Rent a car at San Diego Airport. All rental companies supply cars across the border. All they do is add the Mexican insurance. You need to discuss both the car rate and the total insurance rate with them so you understand to total cost. All other ways...

Mexico: Rosarito Beach with children., commuter train station, sd office
commuter train station, sd office, mexican insurance: If you do not want to drive, it is a little awkward. You would take a shuttle or taxi from the airport to the downtown San Diego tram (commuter train) station. There is a tram that goes to the border, frequently. The rates can be found on the Internet. It...

Mexico: Rosarito Beach -- current activity, mexico travel warnings, rosarito beach
mexico travel warnings, rosarito beach, college sophomore: Susan, I have been traveling in Baja since I was a kid and there are always rumors like this. Check out the www.bajatimes.com, www.gringogazette.com and www.ensenadagazette.com. You can even write the editors and ask, but I assure you, if the college...

Mexico: Rosarito Beach, fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood cocktails
fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood cocktails, lobster dinners: Surf Spot: K-38 everyone knows where it is. The catch-of-the-day is available from a fishing village at Puerto Popotla. The Quinta Plaza (center of the new downtown district) has a large, Comercial Mexicana supermarket and also a large PEMEX gas station,...

Mexico: Round trip bus ticket from Acapulco to Puerto Vallarta, coastal routes, coastal route
coastal routes, coastal route, bus ticket: Hi Jim, Wether you take the coastal route or through Mexico City, it s gonna take a long time. Not sure which bus lines, most do not have much on-line information. ETN to Mexico City is 12-14 hours and costs 960 pesos, then there are many bus lines going...

Mexico: Royal Solaris Resort, hummer tours, royal solaris resort
hummer tours, royal solaris resort, loscabosguide: Brenda, I believe it is an all-inclusive resort, so you won t be eating or drinking out of the hotel. Go to bajainsider.com and loscabosguide.com and also look up on google or yahoo the terramar tour company. They do Hummer tours in the mountains that are...

Mexico: RV ing the Baja, 5th wheel trailer, van trip
5th wheel trailer, van trip, hwy 1: While there is no question that you have a very long truck and trailer, you will remember from your van trip that the main vehicle on Hwy 1 is the highballing Mexican truck. Certainly as long or longer then your rig. Exteme caution on your part will be required...

Mexico: RV in Mexico, slice of heaven, rv parks
slice of heaven, rv parks, trips to mexico: Hi Mary Kay, It s a great idea to do a lot of checking around to see what you might like. Have you been there before? The RV is no problem at all. We have a 30 foot and there are MANY RV s much bigger than ours! As for places to live- I couldn t begin...

Mexico: RV Park, rv park, bill bell
rv park, bill bell, pacificcoast: Hia Sharon... For the time of year that you will visit, you are wise to prearrange a place to park your rig. Where in Los Ayala will your friends be staying? Some of the hotels have one or two parking places for RVs. For starters, here is an URL for...

Mexico: RV park availability, 5th wheel trailer, jaltemba bay
5th wheel trailer, jaltemba bay, rv spots: Howdy Stan... Thanks for the compliment on my board. Your kind words come at a good time. I get distressed when there is an angry discourse going on. I don t know much about the RV thing. I have been totally amazed by the quality of the RV environments...

Mexico: RV Travel, ford conversion van, rv spots
ford conversion van, rv spots, homestead farm: Hi John- I suggest the book Traveller s Guide to Mexican Camping by Mike & Terri Church. In there you will find literally hundreds of RV spots along the west coast as welol as the rest of Mexico. I m sorry, but there are toooo many for me to address in...

Mexico: RV vs Home Purchase, rving in mexico, campgrouds
rving in mexico, campgrouds, paamul: I am currently on the road & don t have much internet access, so this will be short. Please write again after May 1 and I will answer more fully. I recommend the Church s book on Rving in Mexico. Do you have it? It is the best resource out there. We...

Mexico: RVing from Brownsville to Puerto Vallarta, pamela thompson, 2 birds
pamela thompson, 2 birds, 5th wheel rv: Hi Joe, There used to be a KOA outside town, but I guess it didn t survive. 5th wheel s are pretty big, no? There s a nice secluded campground in Nogalito, south of town, but the road to it is not surfaced, I would check before trying it. Tel. (322) 2215225...

Mexico: RVing in MExico, rving in mexico, belize guatemala
rving in mexico, belize guatemala, caravan tours: Hi Mary Ann, Sounds like a wonderful trip. I don t know about Belize & Guatemala, but I would say you would have no concerns at all regarding travelling alone in Mexico. We always travel alone, & know about 100 other folks who do as well. We have never...

Mexico: rates, stayes, rv parks
stayes, rv parks, rv park: Hi Bob, It varies- coast-inland-etc., but rates usually fall between 150-300 pesos/night. The high cost ones are very rare- usually we spend 150-200 pesos/night. Many parks offer lesser rates for longer stayes as well. There are RV parks EVERYWHERE- suggest...

Mexico: re: pv, local elementary schools, elementary education
local elementary schools, elementary education, facet: There are 100-s of local elementary schools but not sure how you would communicate or contact them since they 1) don t have internet and 2) don t speak Spanish.What is it you are specifically looking for? You can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com Thanks, Pamel...

Mexico: Am reaching Mexico city airport..., mexico city airport, suitcases
mexico city airport, suitcases, buses: I ve only driven from Mexico City to Puebla once, but my impression is that it is an hour or two away. I think a taxi would be VERY costly. If it was me, I would take a hotel room for the night, and the next day inquire into a bus. The intercity busy system...

Mexico: real estate, local realtors, costalegre
local realtors, costalegre, real estate: Hola Larry, To get a feel on whats happening in Real Estate in the Barra/Melaque area check out the following web site. http://www.alegrerealty.com/ Local realtors can be contacted directly from this site. For more information on the area check out http://www.costalegre.ca/...

Mexico: real villa, corona del mar, beaten track
corona del mar, beaten track, great vacation: Hello Luche... I am not familiar with this hotel. It is very common to find cooking facilities in hotel rooms in this part of Mexico. I suggest you post your questions to my bulletin board. If you could suppy a description of the location, that would...

Mexico: renewal of a mexican driver license, mexico city, driver license
mexico city, driver license, norma: Dear Norma: To the best of my knowledge - at least in Mexico City - you must be physically present to request the renewal of your driver s license. Sorry. Best Regards Mario González-Román Creating the Culture of Prevention www.securitycornermexico.co...

Mexico: rent apartment or house in PV by month, santa marta colombia, lake chapala area
santa marta colombia, lake chapala area, year round weather: I am currently in Vallarta. You should be able to find a long term rental for the money you are suggesting. Try a search an Puerto Vallarta rentals to get more specific information. You should just come down for a month to check the area out. Summers...

Mexico: rental car and insurance, mexico car insurance, san jose cabo
mexico car insurance, san jose cabo, renting a car: What you need and what you do not need may not be the determining factor in the amount of Insurance the rental agent MAKES you take. I have no idea if there will be more than what you were quoted, ask the people who are renting you the car, that question....

Mexico: rental info, e mail address, kamstra
e mail address, kamstra, vancouver canada: Howdy R & B Kamstra... I think I shall put you in touch with a really nice couple, also seniors. I am not at home and I do not have their e mail address handy. They are Mona and Charlie. They have a nice home in the nice area of Rincon de Guayabitos...

Mexico: rental for a month, flat screen tv, congenial hosts
flat screen tv, congenial hosts, jeep trips: Hello Pat... A person can cover a lot of ground in 10 minutes. Still, the suggestion that I will make is perhaps just a bit outside of the 10 minute zone. The place that I know is available is on Jared s map of La Peñita and indicated with a white X...

Mexico: rental recomendations, 10th aniversary, hook ups
10th aniversary, hook ups, mail link: Howdy Martha... Without really bearing down on your letter, I must say i did not notice and spelling errors; it has to be pretty bad for me to notice! I think our ideas of touristy places might be a bit different than mine. Mazatlan is not my idea...

Mexico: rental or sales, mainland mexico, ann hazard
mainland mexico, ann hazard, environmental adventure: Michael, That s a very broad question. Where in Mexico are you interested in looking? Most communities I am familiar with in Baja are more retiree oriented than young families. Cabo has many young families but it is hugely expensive. I suggest you subscribe...

Mexico: rentals, popular belief, property managers
popular belief, property managers, hurricanes: Chris... I have heard that the hurricanes on the east coast of Mexico will impact the availability of lodging in our area. I am not sure that I believe that, but it does seem to be the current, popular belief. That said, I do think your long term will...

Mexico: rentals in PV Mex, yucatan peninsula, bill buchanan
yucatan peninsula, bill buchanan, buena suerte: Greetings, I m not sure what you mean by PV MEX . If you mean Puerta Vallarta, which is on the West coast of Mexico, then I can t help you. If you are interested in the Yucatan Peninsula, then I encourage you to read our website, YucatanLiving.com,...

Mexico: rentals, rincon de guayabitos, inexpensive lodging
rincon de guayabitos, inexpensive lodging, residential zone: Howdy Pat... When it comes to finding inexpensive lodging in a place like La Peñita, nothing beats being there and walking around and asking questions. Second best is to have a friend who will do some scouting for you. Somewhere along the line, my bulletin...

Mexico: renting in cozumel, 8 years, hot water
8 years, hot water, cheap hotel: A nice 2 bedroom for $300 is a bargain. Finding a nice one furnished would be a little more. You really won t find much for less than that. The last apartment I rented was a 1 bedroom, totally unfurnished and it was $300/month. But it was in a location...

Mexico: renting or purchasing property, slow typer, friendly place
slow typer, friendly place, foreigners: Hia Heather... The good news is, yes, our area is inexpensive and safe. The bad news is that I am a slow typer and I do not have time to answer with specifics, broad questions such as yours. Please visit my bulletin board and explore all that I have...

Mexico: renting, back to the states, rental property
back to the states, rental property, discussion boards: Bruce, I may not be the right person anymore for these questions, as I have decided to move from Cozumel back to the states. It has become WAY TOO expensive to live there anymore. But if you want to get other opinions, I can suggest the discussion boards...

Mexico: requariments to import a car., fm3 visa, customs broker
fm3 visa, customs broker, buena suerte: Veronica, In order to have an American-bought car in Mexico, you have to either have an FM3 visa (i.e., be a foreigner) or you have to import it into Mexico. I believe you could get an FM3 visa for your husband and bring in the car in his name, but it would...

Mexico: retiiring in mexico, zihua, playa del carmen
zihua, playa del carmen, rosarito beach: Since we are RVers, I m not really familiar with rentals in that area. I have some knowledge about rentals in PV, Zihua, and Playa del Carmen, so I assume it would be similar. I would definately recommend going to have a lot and arrange rental when you are...

Mexico: retirement in Mexico, retirement areas, bayside properties
retirement areas, bayside properties, susan wiseman: Hi Heather, Honestly, I really can t answer your question because I am only familiar with the Puerto Vallarta area (and then, with real estate information I don t know much!). But I can recommend a very honest and reliable person. Her name is Susan Wiseman....

Mexico: retirement in Mexico, small cottages, property values
small cottages, property values, retirement: I wish I had been up there recently, but, alas I have not and therefore don t know anything about current property values. I would suggest you post your questions here:- http://members5.boardhost.com/CasaLibertad/ And, of course, physically going there will...

Mexico: retirement, barra de navidad, guadalara
barra de navidad, guadalara, retirement purposes: Hi Martin, I don t know much about the Guadalajara area, only the costal area to the south called the Costalegre. There are lots of very economical accomodations if your not into a lot of frills. House rentals are usually for one month minimum. Your closest...

Mexico: retiring, prescott arizona, puerto villarta
prescott arizona, puerto villarta, puerto vallarta: Hi Tom, Puerto Vallarta is a beautiful location and we have many people retire here. The weather from November through May is gorgeous...the summers are brutal! Right now it is about 100F with 100% humidity so I wouldn t recommend being here at this time....

Mexico: retiring, city crowd, many generations
city crowd, many generations, weekend visitors: One of my favorite places in the hills is Patzcuaro - a smaller, colonial town where the sun can be quite strong during the day but the nights always cool down, and in the winter it can be downright cold (for me, anyway). There s info on the place at our website...

Mexico: retiring in baja, american population, c community
american population, c community, new yorker: Marty, Of course you can! Rosarito or Ensenada or anywhere in between should fit the bill. Check out: www.gringogazette.com www.bajatouristguide.com www.baja4you.com www.bajamagic.com www.discoverbaja.com www.bajalinks.com www.sistercitiesmagazine.com...

Mexico: retiring to Mexico, puerto vallarta weather, weather in puerto vallarta
puerto vallarta weather, weather in puerto vallarta, retiring to mexico: Hello there Tom - both are great choices. Acapulco has a lot of urban things to offer, while P.V. is more of a smaller town atmosphere. However; the climate in both is not exactly what you describe wanting. I have included some information relative to...

Mexico: retiring in mexico, renegade guide, middle 40s
renegade guide, middle 40s, real estate in mexico: Hola Patricia, well it s great to start your research early, but don t wait too long. Mexico is changing dramatically every year. I suggest you pick up a copy of Head For Mexico-The Renegade Guide by Don Adams. My wife and I wrote a short section in the...

Mexico: retiring in Nayarit, stress and anxiety, gut instinct
stress and anxiety, gut instinct, bungaloo: Howdy Anita... You and the husband have more years of experience sotb than we do. Still, I will offer my opinion and perspective. As we were gradually drawn to Jaltemba Bay, we rejected the places south of Puerto Vallarta. There was no rational for...

Mexico: retiring in Sayulita or San pancho, san pancho, sayulita
san pancho, sayulita, gut reactions: Hola, Honestly, I am not that familiar with the area you are asking about - I have visited but not spent much time there. If you like, you can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com and I can put you in touch with some good friends that live there. Thanks, Pamela,...

Mexico: retiring, lake chapala area, retiring to mexico
lake chapala area, retiring to mexico, moderate weather: Tom: Puerto Vallarta is on the ocean. The summers are very hot & humid. I will be going down this Friday and the latest weather report shows 86 but feels like 99. Anywhere on the beach is going to be unbearable from June-October. Try Lake Chapala...

Mexico: ricon de guayabitos, hotel mar y sol, rincon de guayabitos
hotel mar y sol, rincon de guayabitos, wedding celebrations: Howdy Cathy... What comes to mind immediately is a hotel in Rincon de Guayabitos that has a courtyard, given over to water slides and screaming children. I have often laughed at the inquiries of childless adult, often retirement aged travelers who have...

Mexico: riding quads in San Felipe, ridley turtle, time tom
ridley turtle, time tom, recreational equipment: I doubt that San Felipe is any different than anywhere else in Mexico; there are very few environmental regulations and laws. I hope you will inquire locally about the nesting areas of the Ridley Turtle. Recreational equipment such as yours can have an adverse...

Mexico: rincon accomadation, travelling to mexico, accomadation
travelling to mexico, accomadation, safety in numbers: Howdy Betty... I do have a friend who would be interested in traveling with you from Yuma if you take the motorhome. She could provide a safe place in Yuma to park your bike if you do not take both. What time of year will you be traveling? Tell me...

Mexico: rincon with kids, rincon de guayabitos, unsuspecting adults
rincon de guayabitos, unsuspecting adults, playgroung: Howdy Dabney From your description, the hotel that comes to mind is one block off the beach, not on the beach. At least, that is my recollection. It is possible that it is two hotels, one on the beach and one off. The part that is one block inland has...

Mexico: rincon/la penita, rincon de guayabitos, beach person
rincon de guayabitos, beach person, rv park: What a great place to spend 3 months! If you are a beach person, be sure to go to the beach at the RV park in La Penita. You can walk for miles & find lots of shells too. I would suggest the website for Jaltamba Bay: www.members5.boardhost.com/CasaLibertad...

Mexico: rivier maya beaches, pam pam, topless sunbathing
pam pam, topless sunbathing, riviera maya: Your wife will be able to enjoy topless bathing on the beaches, but not likely around the pool. Topless is normally permitted in the beach area just about anywhere in Mexico and the Caribbean because this is generally how many Europeans sunbathe, it is only...

Mexico: road trip to tepic, tourist areas, boarder
tourist areas, boarder, good advice: I wish I could help you with your request, but I am not familiar with their roads, etc. I my expertise is in the main tourist areas. I would suggest that you do a search on the internet for Tepic and for driving in Mexico and see if you get any good advice....

Mexico: room for 2, costalegre, melaque
costalegre, melaque, double beds: Judi Parker Hola Judi, Most hotels have rooms with 2 double beds. Depending on what you want to pay, you should not have any problem finding a room after you arrive in Barra or Melaque in mid Jan. If you would like to join our group I could get you picked...

Mexico: ruta maya, concise plan, buslines
concise plan, buslines, maya ruins: As far as we are concerned, all the towns are safe, we haven t had any problems with roads, buslines are great- check their websites. Re: areas to visit- I suggest you do some web searching- this would be a book if I were to try to answer this. I know this...

Mexico: rv'ing in Mexico, san miguel de allende guanajuato, san miguel de allende
san miguel de allende guanajuato, san miguel de allende, mexico thanks: Hi again David, We have visited Mexico approximately 20 times, but this our 4th year in our RV. We have crossed at Nogales, Laredo & Brownsville- no problems at any of them. We have travelled the west coast from Nogales to Acapulco. We have travelled...

Mexico: rv, length restrictions, fifth wheel
length restrictions, fifth wheel, hideouts: Haven t heard of any length problems- we re 30 feet & there are lots bigger than us! There are many narrow streets, so I wouldn t go any bigger than we are. Re: beaches near Teacapan- not sure about that one- haven t been there & will have to consult map....

Mexico: rving in baja, la penita, resort areas
la penita, resort areas, san felipe: Hi, Sorry, we haven t been to Baja so can t really help. We are currently on the mainland at La Penita- just north of Puerto Vallarta and are headed to Zihuatanejo. The rving thing is really great- I m sure you will have a wonderful trip. Sorry I m not...

Mexico: IS THIS SAFE TO TAKE???, tourist sites in mexico, traveling to mexico city
tourist sites in mexico, traveling to mexico city, going to mexico: Hi Yvonne Safety is definitely a real concern in Mexico City, but chances are you will be fine. Obviously you are safer in a group than by yourself, so if you are travelling with a group, make sure you stick with them. Don t walk alone at night and try...

Mexico: Safety of travelling by bus through Mexico, rom ps, travel in mexico
rom ps, travel in mexico, guatemala city: Thanks for writing. Bus is my favorite mode of travel in Mexico. Just like in the US and other countries, you must always think of Crime Prevention. I d go across the border in Calexico or El Paso and then proceed with your plan. Thanks to young people...

Mexico: San Blas, work mexico, road improvements
work mexico, road improvements, huge baby: Howdy Sonny... Where did you see the interview? I would like to read that myself. Road improvements make the small beach towns less isolated. The natural thing to suppose is that more and more Gringos will explore northward from Puerto Vallarta. I...

Mexico: San Diego to Tijuana Mexico, tijuana baja california, tijuana mexico
tijuana baja california, tijuana mexico, san diego ca: It is about 20 miles between downtown TJ and downtown SD. That can take between 20 minutes and 2 hours to traverse in a car and it is affected by many factors on both sides of the border. I know of no download map of SD, although there may be many on the...

Mexico: San Felipe Camping, bahia santa maria, fith wheel
bahia santa maria, fith wheel, hot showers: Darrin, I can t really help you with this, as I have never heard of ahia Santa Maria. I have camped at Pete s Camp in San Felipe many times and they have showers, etc. It is just north of towon. I would suggest you go to google and do a search of San Felpe,...

Mexico: San Felipi, san quintin, arrivals departures
san quintin, arrivals departures, abc bus: Here s an address and phone number: Buses to San Felipe from Tijuana via Mexicali: Autobuses ABC (664) 683-5681 Open 7 days a week, 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Credit cards not accepted Destinations: Ensenada, San Quintin, Mexicali and San Felipe. Frequency: Ensenada...

Mexico: San Luis Potosi, patience is a virtue, nuevo laredo
patience is a virtue, nuevo laredo, mexican customs: Hi Sandra, I can answer some of your questions. I usually stay at the Red Roof Inn in Laredo, but there are lots of hotels/motels in the city. CROSSING THE BORDER at Laredo: Take Bridge # 1. The toll can be paid in US or Mexican currency. Just across the...

Mexico: San Miguel de Allende to the Beach, quintana roo, huichols
quintana roo, huichols, guadalahara: Hi again, There are several bypasses around Guadalahara. We have only gone south from there- just watch the signs for colima if you are headed to Melaque. Since we RV, I don t know the hotels, but there are several (really inexpensive, clean & quite adequate)...

Mexico: Sayulita, houe, bedroom apartment
houe, bedroom apartment, preferance: It would help if I knew the date. Very difficult to find a long term rental now at the height of the season, in PV. Try here http://www.manoamano.com/ Sayulita is a better chance, but unlikely you ll find it on-line, but start here: http://www.sayulita.com/information.html...

Mexico: Sayulita, rincon de guayabitos, new years eve
rincon de guayabitos, new years eve, favorable comparison: Hola Jamie... Would you like the short answer first? No, I cannot. Sorry. Any town with a similar flavor, on the coast, is going to be very crowded with tourists, especially during those holidays. If you find a place with less tourists, it is almost...

Mexico: Sayulita area, san pancho, retirement place
san pancho, retirement place, todos santos baja: In the summertime, we have extremely heavy rains. These rains run-off into the bay causing very muddy and ugly areas. We are definitely not the Carribean with clear, deep blue waters. I would suggest coming down, spending some time in the various areas and...

Mexico: Sayulita, Bucerias, Yelapa or PV itself?, lonely planet guide, web wanderings
lonely planet guide, web wanderings, colonial circle: Hi Joanna, Well, there s quite a few gringos around the south side of town, but far less tourists than north of the river. If they take the trouble to walk that far south of downtown, they are, at least, more amable than the usual tourist. The small town...

Mexico: Sayulita, sayulita, season thanks
sayulita, season thanks, puerto vallarta: Hi, I am not too familiar with Sayulita. But, if you are thinking of retiring there I would assume you have spent time there already. If not, then I would recommend doing that for about 6 months and then making the decision! It is a beautiful area, very peaceful,...

Mexico: ANY SCHOOLS FOR AMERICAN KIDS?, american kids, american communities
american kids, american communities, first grade: Hola, As far as I know there are no American schools in Merida. Well, there is one just starting but I believe it only has a kindergarten and a first grade right now. There are plenty of Mexican private schools...but they speak all Spanish. Good luck!...

Mexico: Schools, living in ensenada, los cabos
living in ensenada, los cabos, papalote: Shelley, I asked a friend of mine who lives in Cabo and has a 5 year old son about schools. This is what she wrote me: but there a number of schools here now mimihope@mac.com: el camino, amaranto, 2 montessoris, papalote,.... mimihope@mac.com:...

Mexico: Several (OK?), lake chapala society, hotmail
lake chapala society, hotmail, swan inn: Hola David: a lot of the info you require can be found at http://www.canadianclubmx.com/ and http://www.lakechapalasociety.org/ plus book mentioned below. 1. I don t know about your health coverage, check insurance company Where to Stay: I recommend:...

Mexico: Short term living in MX, with good internet connection, us fiance visa, hi speed internet
us fiance visa, hi speed internet, speed internet connections: Hi Philip, YOu can stay in Mexico for 90 days with a tourist visa. You can fly into Cancun and stay in Playa del Carmen or Tulum. If you don t mind a place without air conditioning or a sand floor, you might be able to find something for about $20-30 a...

Mexico: Short visit to Mexico - Help, ciudad del carmen, flores airport
ciudad del carmen, flores airport, tikal: I am not familiar with these ruins, but I did a quick search and it looks like they are actually in Guatemala. From what I have found, you should fly in to the Flores airport and travel from there. Here is information that I found: http://www.adventuresmithexplorations.com/itinerarydetails.php/advid/87...

Mexico: Short visit to Mexico - Help, ciudad del carmen, bigger city
ciudad del carmen, bigger city, palenque: Hola! First of all, no. I would not fly into Ciudad del Carmen. Fly into Villahermosa and you are only about 1 hour from Palenque. Much bigger city, much nicer city (sort of...better than Ciudad del Carmen anyway). And better roads between there and Palenque....

Mexico: Short visit to Mexico - Help, peninsula region, neat town
peninsula region, neat town, tikal: Well, that clears that up! Since I don t know about your flight or Bamba, I don t really have an opinion. From Ciudad del Carman you would have to get around the Laguna de Terminos, which appears to be the long way around. You would have to go either towards...

Mexico: Getting from SMA to Oaxaca in August, lonely planet guide, mexicana airlines
lonely planet guide, mexicana airlines, type fares: Hi Pat Sounds like a great trip you have planned. Oaxaca is lovely and actually the scenery on the road to Oaxaca is pretty amazing - volcanoes, cactus-lined hillsides, etc. Plane fares are indeed very expensive in Mexico. There is very little probability...

Mexico: Snorkeling & Beaches, hobie cats, beach time
hobie cats, beach time, snorkel gear: Contact Rosie Flury via her website at www.islacozumel.com. She is a great instructor and leads a small, personalized snorkeling tour that everyone enjoys called the Mystic Snorkeling Tour. This takes about 4 hours which will give you plenty of beach time...

Mexico: Snorkeling, san pancho, san blas
san pancho, san blas, anclote: Hi Gary - That is a large distance between San Blas and Puerto Vallarta - I would say San Pancho-Sayluita area. There really are not many places you can snorkel off the beach and see anything except for possibly at El Anclote, which is just south of Punta...

Mexico: Solar power consultant/ installer, solar power system, sheila clark
solar power system, sheila clark, wind surfers: Chris, I do know someone. At Cabo Pulmo last summer I met Sheila Clark who, with her husband, are developing a subdivision south of there and own a company called eastcapehomes.com. You can email them at bajaclarks@starband.net for more info on the solar...

Mexico: Starting an ecotour business, mexican tourism, ecotourism business
mexican tourism, ecotourism business, sian ka: Dear Sheree, Well, congratulations and good luck. As far as I know, there are a few websites with information about buying houses and land in Mexico that will explain some of the rules to you. You can look at www.tierrayucatan.com for example. But...

Mexico: State of Guanajuato, san geronimo, travel goals
san geronimo, travel goals, english as a second language: Dear Emily, I can see you like adventure. In Mexico, going to a disco solo is a no-no. Plus..., remember, Mexican boys are just like the American boys and have only one thing in their mind whe they see a solo girl. The Aeromexico airfare you indicate...

Mexico: The State of Guanajuato, research standpoint, differentworld
research standpoint, differentworld, english as a second language: Hi Emily Sorry, I have not been to Leon. Here is a good website to check on places to stay. Leon is not really that popular a tourist destination. It is mostly the closest airport to San Miguel and they make leather goods of ok quality. http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g154240-Leon_Central_Mexico_and_Gulf_Coast-Hotels.html...

Mexico: Student travel, hotel los arcos, bus fare
hotel los arcos, bus fare, bus ride: I m not sure how much help I will be with your questions. The bus ride from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta takes about 6 hours. I have only used the first class ETN service which was about $35 US each way. There are cheaper options but I can t give you...

Mexico: Summer Rent, kitchen bathroom, azteca
kitchen bathroom, azteca, puerto vallarta: Sure, that should be do-able. Best way to find is to get here and stay in a cheap hotel - like the Azteca - then go to Rizo s Supermarket and look at the notice board there. Not much on-line, but, as it s the summer, you may want to contact some of the rentals...

Mexico: Summers in PV, outlying towns, retirement options, outlying towns
retirement options, outlying towns, last winter: Hola from Vallarta, Yes, the summers are pretty brutal here. It is the heat, but moreso, the humidity! But it is for a short time and the rest of the year is near-perfect. I am not too familiar with prices of property but I do have a couple of very good...

Mexico: Surrounding areas and education, lake chapala, croud
lake chapala, croud, public education: Hi! I am more than happy to answer your questions on moving here - I have been here for 15 years now. I think there are probably a whole lot more questions you will have than these. Please email me at pmt15@hotmail.com and we can get started. There are numerous...

Mexico: Surviving in Mexico, boarder crossing, mexican boarder
boarder crossing, mexican boarder, proof of citizenship: Hi Art & Karen, We live in Canada, so don t know too much about taking a vehicle from the US. I know that the Mexican boarder crossing requires proof of citizenship & vehicle ownership. Usually the longest stay allowed on the tourist card is 180 days. ...

Mexico: Swimming, cabo, west coast
cabo, west coast: Hey there John - yes you can definitely swim in the Pacific in December through February. It is tempid - kind of warm. I will qualify this with location - Cabo will be quite nice, but the farther you go up the west coast of the US - the colder it will...

Mexico: How safe is RVing in Mexico, winnipeg manitoba, retiring in mexico
winnipeg manitoba, retiring in mexico, rving in mexico: Hi Curt, Your timing is amazing! We just retired in June and are RVing in Mexico as we write! We just pulled in to La Penita rv park- check it out on the web- it s a .com It is very beautiful here. We left Winnipeg, MAnitoba in Canada on Nov. 29. ...

Mexico: safety and crime, diario de yucatan, drug smugglers
diario de yucatan, drug smugglers, streets of new york city: Should you be concerned? Not for your own safety, no. First of all, asking if it is safe in Cozumel based on something that happened in Acapulco is like asking if it s okay to travel to Los Angeles because you heard about how someone was gunned down in the...

Mexico: sailing to puerto vallarta to reside, sailboat charter, charter company
sailboat charter, charter company, how to move to mexico: Not impossible, keep in mind that you will need a Mexican licensed captain to do anything comercial. To get a Mexican license you have to be Mexican. For other information on immigration see these two sites. http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/immigration.html...

Mexico: san felipe camping, hook ups, chris answer
hook ups, chris answer, shell island: OK, if everyone does nt have 4 wheel drive then Nuevo-Mazatlan, the jump off spot for shell island is your spot: SAN FELIPE-NUEVO MAZATLAN To bypass downtown San Felipe turn right at the traffic circle onto Mar Caribe and follow the road south. The only...

Mexico: schools in cabo, ann hazard, los cabos
ann hazard, los cabos, spanish english: I don t know the answer to your question. However, I can refer you to friend of mine with kids who lives in Cabo. Please email Miriam Hope at miriam@hope-media.com and tell her I sent you. Good luck! Also, if you are dealing realtors in looking for a place...

Mexico: schools in los cabos, british columbia canada, los cabos
british columbia canada, los cabos, dr jeff: Dr. Jeff, Boy are you lucky I remembered where I read this. It is the only place I have ever heard about a school in Los Cabos for Americans and Canadians. http://gringogazette.com/southern/february07_2005/page14/ I better bookmark this cuz I get a lot...

Mexico: schools, fidecomiso, school loop
fidecomiso, school loop, sam s club: Hola Carmen... What kind of taxes are you questioning about? Property taxes are so low, they are almost not there. There are other costs associated with property ownership by foreigners such as the yearly bank fee that you would pay to own property with...

Mexico: scooters/mopeds, diplomatic security service, american embassy in mexico
diplomatic security service, american embassy in mexico, united nations organization: Life is a LEARNING process. Wished one day I could be as fluent in English as I ve intended all my life. Jan, I am a Mexican citizen while I did serve -per Mexican Congress prior consent- the U. S. State Department s Diplomatic Security Service -American...

Mexico: second honeymoon, cement slabs, back surgeries
cement slabs, back surgeries, second honeymoon: Hi Tom, First let me apologize for not answering sooner. I have been out of town and came home to tons of emails! The Hotel Marriott is absolutely fabulous or Casa Velas (more of a spa) - both would be lovely. You can email me at pmt15@hotmail.com for further...

Mexico: selling a home in Baja Sur, ann hazard, united states banks
ann hazard, united states banks, mexicans: Jeff, I have never sold a house in Mexico but I know many who have and they got a cashier s check for the proceeds of the sale. That s what happened when we bought our house 3 years ago. The guy we bought it from took the money and bought a boat in the...

Mexico: sending and reveiving mail in mexico, mail delivery service, guadalajara mexico
mail delivery service, guadalajara mexico, sending mail: Fred: getting mail delivered in Mexico is a real crapshoot. It sometimes takes months to get a Christmas card delivered. I would use DHL UPS or FedEx. They are expensive put they get your stuff delivered. Many Americans living in Mexico use a mail delivery...

Mexico: shark attacks, shark nets, beach time
shark nets, beach time, bottom feeders: Hi Jill, I m from Blighty meself, an ex-Londoner. We have almost no sharks in the bay, our resident pods of dolphins keep them out. If there are any, I ve never seen one in 27 years, they must be unaggressive bottom feeders. The saying here is The only...

Mexico: shippin stuff to Yucatan, service aol, kitchen cabinets
service aol, kitchen cabinets, logistical problem: Hi Jack, I don t use chat services, actually. I m too busy at the moment... Regarding shipping your cabinetry, etc., that is certainly a matter of choice. But it seems to me that some very beautiful woodwork is done here with some beautiful tropical...

Mexico: snokeling -nuevo vallarta area, private boats, small boats
private boats, small boats, hotmail: Hi Jackie, There are alot of small boats that are safe and very reliable. Remember that there is no snorkeling nearby Nuevo Vallarta. You would need to go to the Marieta Islands or Los Arcos. I would suggest that you contact my son Joe at joecaterpv@yahoo.com...

Mexico: snorkel, fiesta americana hotels, cruise ship terminal
fiesta americana hotels, cruise ship terminal, presidente hotel: Hi Keith, The best area for snorkeling is at or near Chankanaab park. You can snorkel in the park but you have to pay an entrance fee of about $10 per person. Or you can go outside the park for free. A good place to go is called Dzul-Ha. It s a little...

Mexico: snorkelling, caribbean coast, playa del carmen
caribbean coast, playa del carmen, dive shops: Hola, Margot, The snorkeling on the west coast of Mexico isn t the greatest(Maybe I ve been spoiled by places like Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Tahiti, and Fiji. GRIN). When I go to PVR, I leave my gear at home. I have found some decent snorkeling around Ixtapa....

Mexico: somewhere to stay in mexico, jaltemba bay, google
jaltemba bay, google, sayulita: Howdie Annie... In our area, we do have lots of options that are not hotels or resorts. If you are planning to hang for a month or so, you should try for a small house or a large bungalow. The surf in our area is very wimpy in the summer. It can be fun...

Mexico: getting south?, autobuses estrella blanca, santa fe area
autobuses estrella blanca, santa fe area, mexico area: Dear Casey, Your best bet is to go from Las Cruces to El Paso. Once at El Paso Bus Depot, you will find the Greyhound Ticket Office which will best direct you as to how you can get to Mexico City faster and cheaper. Greyhound has a deal with AUTOBUSES...

Mexico: spanish, exact translation, costalegre
exact translation, costalegre, spanish cds: Hi Tyra, No audio cassette will give you an exact translation of Spanish, especially not street Spanish. Generally speaking Spanish is Spanish, but keep in mind that Castilian style Spanish is spoken in Spain, not in Mexico. Look for audio cassettes that...

Mexico: spanish lessons, baja california language college, spanish schools
baja california language college, spanish schools, spanish lessons: Willy, No I do not but that doesn t mean you won t find someone when you get there. It won t be a real school, however. I would suggest that you spend a week or 2 in Ensenada (or La Paz, both schools are very good and the owners of both are friends of...

Mexico: spanish, spanish cds, language series
spanish cds, language series, mexican spanish: Hola Tyra, you re right, many of these CDs don t teach Mexican Spanish. My wife has gone through many of the available programs and tells me her favourite is the Living Language Series from Random House...Spanish for Beginners or those who want a thorough...

Mexico: your statement, google search, owning property in mexico
google search, owning property in mexico, borders usa: Will: You can do a google search on owning property in Mexico. the only real problem for property ownership by foreignors is property ownership within 50 kilometers of th ocean and 100 kilometers from the borders. (USA, Belize etc. I just did a search...

Mexico: Where to stay, laguna beach ca, baja web
laguna beach ca, baja web, golf rates: I must admit to being a little sketchy on San Felipe and what is best these days. I believe the only golf course is http://www.laventanadelmar.com/Golf_Rates.htm. The local website is http://www.sanfelipe.com.mx/index.html A lesser site is http://www.blueroadrunner.com/...

Mexico: Where to stay in PV?, mexico search, susan wiseman
mexico search, susan wiseman, typical americans: Hi Kristen, When searching for accomodations here in PV, it can be overwhelming, especially if you haven t been here before. There are about 1,000 rental agencies with about 10 of those being honest and reliable. My very good friend, Susan Wiseman, owns...

Mexico: stay in puerto vallarta, puesta del sol, traveling friend
puesta del sol, traveling friend, marina area: Sorry, I don t know anything about accommodation in the Marina area. There are some vacation rentals on my site at http://vallartainfo.com/rent.html Several charities could use volunteers, such as http://www.refugioinfantil.com/index.html more here ...

Mexico: where to stay, drift trips, limestone island
drift trips, limestone island, hotel areas: Hola, Donna, I think Cozumel would be a great choice. You can snorkle anyplace you can get in the water(Except the East side of the island. If you try it over their, your body will probably be recovered in Spain). They also offer great Drift Trips . The boat...

Mexico: staying in Tonalah, lake chapala area, hotel las palomas
lake chapala area, hotel las palomas, pie in the sky: Odette: We are in Vallarta and I apologize for not getting to your question. I have not been to the internet cafe since last Friday. Tonolah is a great place to shop. On Thursday and Sunday there is a huge tiangus-flea market. The streets are filled...

Mexico: staying the winter- giving birth, gray whales, having a baby
gray whales, having a baby, beach houses: You do not need to place a deposit for a car in Baja. Picture ID is fine, but for stays of the type you describe, you need a visa for each person, which need to be obtained at the border crossing to Mexico. If you are willing to live in a bus, I cannot...

Mexico: Taking a bus in Mexico City, hotel catedral, central mexico
hotel catedral, central mexico, budget hotel: Hi Ellen I imagine that there is probably a bus to Toluca pretty close to every 5 minutes. There should be at least a few every hour. If you are not familiar with driving in Mexico City or in Toluca, I would just take the bus. Every time I have gone...

Mexico: Taking a bus to PV, class bus, northern mexico
class bus, northern mexico, magic bus: Thomas: You can get a bus at any of the major border crossing. Take a taxi to the Central Camionera . Find out which bus lines go to Guadalajara. There are many different bus lines in Mexico as it is a major mode of transportation. Go to www.magic-bus.com...

Mexico: Tampico, class bus, huasteca
class bus, huasteca, matamoras: Dear Ms. Cruz, The first class bus line covering Matamoros to Tampico is ADO. There are very interesting places in the Huasteca, west of Tampico, but you need more than a week-end to visit... Save it for your next trip. Saludos, FERNANDO...

Mexico: Taxco, pacific coast highway, bus schedules
pacific coast highway, bus schedules, car and drive: Hi Clemencia I do not believe there s any way to get to Taxco without first going through Acapulco, Iguala or Mexico City. Many of the buses do travel through Iguala on their way to Mexico City, and from there you could take another bus to Taxco, which...

Mexico: Temp., guadalajara reporter, yearly temperatures
guadalajara reporter, yearly temperatures, sunny side of the street: Hi Eddie, The Guadalajara reporter publishes monly/yearly temperatures occasionally but there is nothing in my current copy. I think it is hotter this year than previous and the wonderful rainy season is still 4 weeeks away. We are also seeing more...

Mexico: Tenacatita, teenage children, tenacatita
teenage children, tenacatita, last time: Hi Robin: I usually just go up for the day. Check out the TOMZAP forum at www.tomzap.com/tenaca.html#hotels www.tomzap.com/ph5/list.php?13 If you register on the Forum you can post and receive responses to your questions. Best regards, Ro...

Mexico: Tenacatita/Melaque, boca de iguana, melaque
boca de iguana, melaque, moscos: There is only one in melaque and it is right down the main street on the beach. It is usually full in october and you may need to make reservations. I do not have the name. At tenacatita there is one park there, Just type im camping at tenacatita and it...

Mexico: Tequila Festival, tequila tour, tour bookings
tequila tour, tour bookings, skunks: Hi Bill! I am sure there is a Tequila Tour from Vallarta (about a 2 1-2 hour drive from here). Can you email me at pmt15@hotmail.com so I can write you back - my son handles tour bookings and will have him check it all out. Thanks! Pamela PS Not to worry...

Mexico: Tijuana, Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, cabo san lucas, speed traps
cabo san lucas, speed traps, guerrero negro: Lets start with the ferry. Go to this site: http://math.ucr.edu/ftm/bajaPages/Ferry.Service.html There you will find links to the Baja Ferries and some general information. As for road conditions, check these sites: http://forums.bajanomad.com/viewthread.php?tid=3923...

Mexico: Tijuana pemex, playas de tijuana, diesel tank
playas de tijuana, diesel tank, pemex: David, I am not 100% sure where the nearest Pemex is to the border. Nor am I sure that diesel is cheaper in TJ than in SD. It is usually a little pricier down there and I am in the US right now, so am not up to date on it. Just cross over and if you...

Mexico: Tips, half day tour, traveling to mexico
half day tour, traveling to mexico, trip to mexico: Hola, Heather, It is not necessary to tip the bus driver unless he does something extra-special for you. Same rule applies to cab-drivers. In Mazatlan once, my wife and I hired a cab for a half day tour of the city. Fee was $36. The driver was so knowledgeable...

Mexico: Todo Santos & La Paz, great adventure, government offices
great adventure, government offices, la paz: There s a great adventure ahead of you. Everything you want, except the surf, is available in La Paz and it s the only city that we would consider a real city in Baja. In the sense that there are museums, schools and a choice of stores. There is a large contingent...

Mexico: Tonolah?, central bus station, grat place
central bus station, grat place, gudalajara: Bob: Tonala is located on the southern side of Gudalajara not far from the Central Bus Station. This is a grat place to shop especially on Thursdays and Sundays when there is a giant market. If it is made in Mexico you can find it here at discount prices....

Mexico: Tourist cards, banco bilbao, tijuana border
banco bilbao, tijuana border, tourist cards: We took a little time and checked around and found out that some of the Baja clubs, like Discover Baja, in San Diego, have prepaid touist cards available. You still have to have them stamped at the Tijuana border or in Ensenada on the way into town. We have...

Mexico: Tourist and Property, camper trailer, real estate in mexico
camper trailer, real estate in mexico, southern borders: Lori; You can purchase real estate in Mexico with a tempory tourist card. You will need a FM-3 to avoid paying any Mexican taxes when you sell the real estate. You will need to use a bank trust if you purchase property in the restricted zone . (35...

Mexico: Tourist Requirements; Meaning?, campeche mexico, certified birth certificate
campeche mexico, certified birth certificate, proof of citizenship: The tourist card will be given to him to fill out on the plane. The price is included in the plane ticket. No worries. He should bring his passport, it is easier than a certified birth certificate and drivers license, but that also works. That thing about...

Mexico: Tourist Requirements; Meaning?, campeche mexico, proof of citizenship
campeche mexico, proof of citizenship, tourist requirements: Hola, Damien, I ve never been asked for Proof of sufficient funds in 35 years of going to Mexico(Once for two months). I would guess that a round trip airline ticket would be sufficient. I do know that about 10 years ago, if you wanted to live in Mexico,...

Mexico: Tourist Requirements; Meaning?, campeche mexico, proof of citizenship
campeche mexico, proof of citizenship, tourist requirements: Hi, It is probably referring to the person s exit from Mexico, if they don t have a return ticket, i.e. funds for transport out of Mexico. I ve never heard of it, nor have I ever heard of anyone being ask for that. Just ignore it :) Saludos JR The Insider...

Mexico: Tours in Puerto Vallarta, boca de tomatlan, canopy tour
boca de tomatlan, canopy tour, las animas: The best Canopy Tour is Los Veranos, the 1st to operate here, the most zip lines across a small river valley, very well run. The best way to enjoy the jungle is by foot or horseback, anything motorised will cause any wildlife to disappear quickly. There...

Mexico: Toyota dealership in P.V., toyota 4runner, toyota dealership
toyota 4runner, toyota dealership, guadalahara: I thought we had a Toyota dealer here, but it would not be in my telephone directory yet. Please stay in touch by e-mail and I ll try and track them down. BTW. I have been told that many vehicles of the same brand and model as in the US/CAN do not necessarily...

Mexico: TRAVEL ACULPO TO MEXICO CITY, luxury coach service, acpulco
luxury coach service, acpulco, bus air: The luxury coach service (called PLUS) offers the best views -book a seat at the front-, is the most economical, easiest and most comfortable way. Remember to take water with you. Do you have a hotel booking in Taxco. There is a good selection of hotels,...

Mexico: TRAVEL TO GUADALAJARA, central bus station, hotel san francisco
central bus station, hotel san francisco, new apartment: The best way to go to Guadalajara would be via bus. They depart nearly every hour from the CENTRAL (bus station just north of the airport). Best to take ETN line. Very comfortable. About a 5 hour ride. Yes, easier to spend the night. Hotel San Francisco is...

Mexico: Trains from the border to Mazatlan, coastal mexico, mexican train
coastal mexico, mexican train, tourist train: Hi Jillian, To my knowledge there are no trains running in Mazatlan. I was there 4 years ago, I went to the large train station there to see if I could take a Mexican train. They had stopped running the year before. You would think that a tourist train...

Mexico: Transfer times, route options, san miguel
route options, san miguel, mexico city: I presume you mean San Miguel D Allende? How do you intend to travel. By car it is a nice 6 hour drive. There are a number of route options. If by Coach you would have to change in Mexico City so it would likely take longer and you would have to plan your...

Mexico: Transferring Mail From The U.S. To Mexico, us mailing address, local post office
us mailing address, local post office, mailbox etc: Hi, Are you going to be living here full time? part time? You can get a US mailing address here at MailBox Etc. Cost is about $300US for a year. Mail takes a few days. Or you can get a PO Box at the local post office but mail will take quite awhile to arrive....

Mexico: Transpertation from San Jose Airport to La Paz, san jose cabo, transpertation
san jose cabo, transpertation, la paz mexico: Hi Mike, You have to take a taxi to the bus station in San Jose del Cabo. It s about 15 minutes from the airport. There are buses there that go to La Paz every hour on the hour and they re pretty cheap. The bus line is Aguila and they don t have a website...

Mexico: Transport, fiesta americana, cancun bus
fiesta americana, cancun bus, public buses: Normal taxis from the airport are a little expensive, but they are regulated. Just find out what the charge is before you get in and you can decide if its worth it. If you are going to the Zona Hotelera, there are buses will drop you off at your hotel...

Mexico: Transport Inquiry, hotel trinidad, public buses
hotel trinidad, public buses, yucatantoday: Hola, Pradeep. No, I don t think there is any direct public transportation between Chichen Itza and Uxmal. The best way to take a public bus would be to go from Chichen Itza to Merida, and then Merida to Uxmal. I don t know what your timing is, but you...

Mexico: Transport Mexico city to Guatemala, guatemalan border, border formalities
guatemalan border, border formalities, ciudad hidalgo: Hi Katarina This is from the Magic Bus website at http://www.magic-bus.com/faq.shtml From Mexico City, south to the Guatemalan border, the route is determined by the bus company you choose, or if you would like to stop over and visit San Cristóbal...

Mexico: Transport in mexico, cancun bus, holiday in mexico
cancun bus, holiday in mexico, driving time: You can take a shuttle from the airport to the Cancun bus station (called ADO) (about 3 US) then a bus to Merida (4 hours driving time - $20 - 42 US depending on which one you get. The $20 is 1st glass, very nice and runs every 1/2 or hour depending. The $42...

Mexico: Transportation, frontier airlines, alaska air
frontier airlines, alaska air, road winds: Hello there Ray - my preferred transportation between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta is cruise ship! A more practical method would be a flight. Alaska Air has service to both cities, but in looking at their website, you can not book between the two - I would...

Mexico: Transportation, time constraints, tight budget
time constraints, tight budget, bus depot: Maggie: You should be able to make it by bus depending on your arrival time. Go to the following website to find bus information www.ticket.com.mx . You could also rent a car at the airport. This would save you time as you could leave direct from the...

Mexico: Transportation, puerto vallarta airport, taxi ride
puerto vallarta airport, taxi ride, busses: Hi Jan, A bit north of the airport is the bus station (called CENTRAL) - a short taxi ride. Buses to Manzanillo run every couple of hours and the price, I think, will be about 150 pesos (about $15USD). Only one or two lines and both are pretty good. You are...

Mexico: Transportation: Cabo San Lucas airport to La Paz and return, cabo san lucas airport, cabo san lucas
cabo san lucas airport, cabo san lucas, isla espiritu santo: Ron, Ah, my favorite subject! La Paz that is. Bus is by far the easiest and most cost effective way to go. When you land in Cabo there will be many guys hawking rental cars and stuff. Ask them where to catch the Aguila Bus. It will take you directly into...

Mexico: Transportation from Cabo San Lucas to Mulege, cabo san lucas, santa rosalia
cabo san lucas, santa rosalia, los cabos: Maria, There are no commercial flights into Santa Rosalia, just Loreto and Los Cabos as you figured. It s a long way from Los Cabos to Mulege ... like 9 or 10 hours. It s less than 2 hours from Loreto. Here is info on the buses that travel the peninsula:...

Mexico: Transportation in Cabo, villas del palmar, ann hazard
villas del palmar, ann hazard, lovely ann: Ruth, It takes about 25 minutes to get from the airport to Villas del Palmar, which is on the north end of the main beach in downtown Cabo. You can catch a shuttle right when you go outside the front door of the airport. There will be plenty of them waiting...

Mexico: Transportation to Guadalajara, costalegre, visiting time
costalegre, visiting time, great trip: Hola Jim, You can bus to Guadalajara from PV s new bus station north of town. I have not personally done it as I spend most of my visiting time down in the Costalegre. This page on my web site may help you if you do it alone. http://www.costalegre.ca/Busing_PV.htm...

Mexico: Transportation to La Paz, names of realtors, kay kay
names of realtors, kay kay, friend kimberly: Kay, I am thinking less than 5, but I have never done it. You might be right though. I think I would go with the $89. Email my friend Kimberly at Coldwell Banker in Los Barriles. They have another office in La Paz. You might want to come here and look around...

Mexico: Transportation to Puerto Nuevo, puerto nuevo, station wagon
puerto nuevo, station wagon, bus station: From the border, you can park your car on the American side, take a taxi to the bus station in downtown TJ and then take a Rosarito bus and then take a non-exclusive (nine passenger station wagon) to Puerto Nuevo. All of this would likely cost about $20 per...

Mexico: Transportation to San Miguel de Allende, san miguel de allende, information thanks
san miguel de allende, information thanks, best route: Hi Betty, The best way is via bus - bus transportation is plentiful, clean, cheap and popular here. You will need to go from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara (I would suggest the ETN line - first class - extremely comfortable) and then change in Guadalajara...

Mexico: Transportation, playa del carmen, overnight trip
playa del carmen, overnight trip, great trip: Hello Cynthia, Yes there you can take a bus from Playa del Carmen to Oaxaca. The buses are very nice and modern with A/C (very cold, bring a sweater) and they play movies, sometimes in English and sometimes spanish. I don t know what the rate would be...

Mexico: Transporting your car to Mexico, baja pony express, los cabos
baja pony express, los cabos, mexican citizen: Dave, The only thing I can think of other than driving it yourselves is posting a request on the Baja Pony Express asking if someone is interested in driving it down for you. That would involve sending an email to Cheryl at bajaponyexpress3@gmail.com saying...

Mexico: Travel to your area., la penita, simple food
la penita, simple food, tequila: Howdy Warren... We never explored Sayultia in the old, old days. In my mind, it has always been pretty much as it is today. I might have a suggestion or two for you but I need to know the duration of your visit and some details about what you are looking...

Mexico: Travel in and around San Miguel de Allende, MX, dolores hidalgo, san miguel de allende
dolores hidalgo, san miguel de allende, san luis de la paz: Dear Leslie, Bus travel in Mexico is very very cheap. I would say Sm to Guanajuato is no more than $5.00US per person in the first class service of PRIMRA PLUS or Estrella Blanca. It is even cheaper if you take Flecha Amarilla, but this is second class......

Mexico: Travel to/in Baja (Norte), oxy moron, punta banda
oxy moron, punta banda, spiritual places: I do not have a comment on the spiritual item. If you are planning to go to Ensenada, then the best place is either Punta Banda or Estero areas that are south of Ensenada for water activities. Since I could not tell if you had equipment or wanted a full...

Mexico: Travel by bus from Cancun to Chichen Itza, first class ticket, renting a car in mexico
first class ticket, renting a car in mexico, spontaneous events: Hi again, I think it would be a good idea to reserve your room at Chichen Itza. You didnt say exactly when you are coming, but some of them do get full. Its a nice idea to stay there because then you can see the ruins early in the morning and later in the...

Mexico: Travel from Cancun to Cuernavaca, san miguel de allende, cancun airport
san miguel de allende, cancun airport, mexicana airlines: Hi Monica Yes, it is possible to travel by bus from Cancun to Cuernavaca. However, I suspect you don t want to do this. This is a very long bus ride (almost 24 hours). If you decide to fly, you would fly into Mexico City and probably just take a bus...

Mexico: Travel from Cancun to Oaxaca, flight hi, internal flights
flight hi, internal flights, aeromexico: Hi Cynthia Here is a website with more information about your question. http://oaxacalive.com/askmaria/messages/4606.html also http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/travel/ganderson/gapedicure.html The road is generally pretty good. Try to get a...

Mexico: Travel with Children, passport requirement, going to mexico
passport requirement, going to mexico, birth certificates: Shawn, I think birth certificates are all you need for kids, as long as BOTH parents are with them. But I know the laws are in the process of changing (I was told the passport requirement has been postponed until the end of this year). To be on the safe...

Mexico: Travel to Ciudad Juarez, bus schedules, renting a car
bus schedules, renting a car, cross the border: Hello Jessica, I would have to research the bus schedules but you can do that yourself. It would probably make sense to first go to Chihuahua and get the national service direct to Mexico City. Book on the Pluss service it is much more comfortable and only...

Mexico: Travel to Cozumel, birth cert, birth certificates
birth cert, birth certificates, passports: Hi Jim, A passport is not required to enter Mexico. A birth certificate and drivers license will work just fine. BUT, be sure the name on your ticket and ID match. I had a friend, whose full name on her license and birth cert. is Leanora...but she has...

Mexico: Travel by car to PV, puerto valarta, lagos de moreno
puerto valarta, lagos de moreno, lane roads: Dear Micki, It will be better if you can drive to San Antonio and then to Laredo. From Laredo, you go on to Monterrey and San LUIS Potosi. This is 6.5 hours over excellent 4-lane roads. Continue to Guadalajara. The road is mostly perfect, except...

Mexico: Travel to Guadalajara and Chapala, speedy reply, class bus
speedy reply, class bus, alaskan air: Hi again, you re lucky today is tianguis day and we finished early. This is our winter period. Highs during the day are usually mid 70s BUT expect it to go down at night as low as 55 degrees F. You will need a sweater or windbreaker in the evening and...

Mexico: Travel from Guadalajara to PV, magic bus, gdl
magic bus, gdl, don diego: Jill: Vallarta is a 4-5 Hour bus ride from GDL. We use ETN bus Lines. They are very modern and clean. the busses leave the main bus station in GDl every hour until 10:PM or so. The fare is reasonable approx $60.00 round trip. Once you get to Vallarta...

Mexico: Travel from Guanajuato to Porto Vallarta, travel arangements, porto vallarta
travel arangements, porto vallarta, airline fares: Joe: From Guanajuato you will probably travel by bus to Guadalajara and then to PVR. You can go to www.magic-bus.com to find out all kinds of information about bus travel in Mexico. It will probably take 3-4 hours to get to Guadalajara and another 4-5...

Mexico: Travel to Hildalgo, brownsville texas, guia roji
brownsville texas, guia roji, san antonio texas: ok- I just found it on my map- the best road map for Mexico in the opinion of most RVers, and us, is the Guia Roji. They have a website, or you might be able to order it from amazon.com or your local book or map store. So- it s really close to Pachuca- where...

Mexico: Travel from Ixtapa to Jalapa, adogl, service buses
adogl, service buses, differentworld: Buses are a very easy mode of transportation in Mexico and very widely used. The bus systems has improved greatly over the years and if you stick to the Luxury, Business or Tourist class services (try to avoid what s called First and Second class), you ll...

Mexico: Travel from Ixtapa/Zih to Oaxaca, estrella de oro, estrella blanca
estrella de oro, estrella blanca, schedules and fares: Hi Marilyn, Try looking up Estrella de Oro or Estrella Blanca. Those are the 2 bus lines we have used. Both have websites with schedules and fares, are reliable and clean. We even got to watch Scooby Doo & The Practice in Spanish on 1 trip from Acapulco...

Mexico: Travel from LAX to Ensenada, greyhound bus terminal, greyhound bus lines
greyhound bus terminal, greyhound bus lines, abc bus: I am not an expert in US travel to Baja, but I do know that Greyhound bus lines is the only practical way to get to Tijuana. How you get from LAX to the Greyhound bus terminal (downtown LA) is a mystery to me, but you should contact them and perhaps there...

Mexico: Travel from Loreto to San Jose del Cabo, ann hazard, bus terminal
ann hazard, bus terminal, bus transportation: Valerie, Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I have been on the road for a week and forgot to notify All Experts. Oops!!! Anyway, there are great buses all up and down Baja. You just go to the bus terminal in Loreto and buy a ticket. They run frequently,...

Mexico: Travel from Los Cabos to La Paz, los cabos, club el moro
los cabos, club el moro, budget accomodations: Wendy, You need to visit www.bajainsider.com and sign up for their bimonthly online newsletter. It is the best source of info around! We stay at Club El Moro in La Paz. It is a good deal and you can find out all about it on Baja Insider. It s at the end...

Mexico: Travel to Merida, b movies, villahermosa
b movies, villahermosa, mexico city: Hi Benjamin, It should be fairly easy....lots of people do it everyday. You will probably have to go via another city, like Villahermosa. But you will have no trouble getting all the way to Merida on a very comfortable air-conditioned bus. And you ll...

Mexico: Travel in Mexico, student hangout, anthropology student
student hangout, anthropology student, fabulous architecture: The best place I know of to get info on hostels in Mexico is the following site: http://www.experienceparadise.com/db/1/norm/hostels/no/Mexico/all/full/listing/page.html Hostel Catedral is one of the favorites and is in a great part of old center town,...

Mexico: Travel to Mexico, warm areas, chritsmas
warm areas, chritsmas, christmas time: Hi: Most of Mexico is warm at Christmas time. There are far too many beaches for me to list here. Also, accomodation ranges from very simple to extremely ellaborate all-inclusive resorts. I think perhaps the best thing is to get a book from the travel...

Mexico: Travel to Mexico ???, town friendliness, driving distances
town friendliness, driving distances, pristine beaches: Hi John, Yes, your questions is very generic! Don t know quite where to start. As you probably know, I live in Cozumel, but have spent quite a bit of time in both Cancun and Acapulco. I have also traveled extensively throughout Mexico but have not been...

Mexico: Travel in Mexico, anthropology student, mexico df
anthropology student, mexico df, travel in mexico: Hi Jaime: Since we are quite a bit older than you are, we don t know much about hostels. I know they are there- so maybe you could do a search on the net for Mexico City hostels. I m sure that would give you some info. I would really recommend the Yucatan...

Mexico: Travel from Oaxaca to Cancun, san cristobal de las casas, class bus
san cristobal de las casas, class bus, tuxtla: To my knowledge the only way to do it would be to either fly, which is expensive, or take a first class bus (ADO) to San Cristobal de Las Casas in Chiapas, and then another To Cancun. Try that routing, and I think you´ll see that it works. Try as well from...

Mexico: Travel between Puerto Vallarta and Chapala, lake chapala, class bus
lake chapala, class bus, notb: Howdy Rose... In nice, round numbers an Executive Class, express bus would be right around a four hour trip. I am not sure what you mean by could be worth it . I am not sure what advantages you would enjoy. No matter that; the increase in cost, even...

Mexico: Travel papers, tijauna, travel papers
tijauna, travel papers, crossing the border: You get the FMT right at the border. Instead of crossing the border like a bullet, you pull over to the far right lane where it says declaracion at TJ crossing. There is an area where you can park and walk to the Migracion office. They have you complete...

Mexico: Travel to Taxco from the airport in Mexico City, basic spanish words, central mexico
basic spanish words, central mexico, airport in mexico city: Hi Kevin Here is a website with information about how to get from the airport to Taxco http://www.qmath-8.unam.mx/travel.php3 there are lots of hotels in Taxco and compared to other tourist spots in mexico, they are quite reasonably priced, I think...

Mexico: Travel to Teotihuacan from Mexico City, travelling to mexico, congratulations on your marriage
travelling to mexico, congratulations on your marriage, english speakers: Hi Ginny Congratulations on your marriage! As is common, the best way is probably not the cheapest way. I would suggest finding a tour to the pyramids. There are lots of companies that do this. Probably the cheapest one that serves English speakers...

Mexico: Travel Time, lazaro cardenas, uruapan
lazaro cardenas, uruapan, worth the trip: TJ: Puerto Escondido is in the stateof Oaxoca. Itis very far from Lazaro. Go to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo which is only 80 miles south of Lazero Cardenas. Ixtapa is a resort town. You will like it. Diego I was in Puerto Escondido for a wekk a few years...

Mexico: Travel Trailer in Mex., rving in mexico, type camper
rving in mexico, type camper, legal drugs: Hi again, I have read otherwise- that you must have at least an FM3, but there is conflicting info on several aspects of the whole real estate deal. If I ever decide to purchase, I will rely only on the info provided by my very knowledgable lawyer- I will...

Mexico: Travel-Trailering In The Baja, jocotepec jalisco, mountainair nm
jocotepec jalisco, mountainair nm, terri church: Tom, C mon down! We have RV d all over Baja. The highway, Mex 1 goes straight (well, not really straight, but all the way) down the peninsula. There is a great book you need to get. It s called Traveler s Guide to Camping Mexico s Baja by Matt & Terri Church....

Mexico: Travel thru Mexico, yucatan area, los mochis
yucatan area, los mochis, copper canyon: Whew! That s a whirlwind just reading about the trip. Since you have 18 days, you definitely have time to do Mexico City, Copper Canyon, Chihuahua and the Yucatan area. I have never traveled by bus between Oaxaca and Mexico City, so I would suggest you visit...

Mexico: Travel time, san luis potos, eric schaefer
san luis potos, eric schaefer, nuevo laredo: Hi Eric I am not sure how current this information is, but here is what I found: Transportes de la Frontera/Estrella Blanca has a first-class bus that leaves Nuevo Laredo at 6:30 PM, arriving in San Miguel de Allende between 7 and 8 AM the next morning....

Mexico: Travel times, santa rosalia, roselia
santa rosalia, roselia, french hotel: We figure that you can make it in about eight hours. So a very early departure should get you there before sunset. As for finding your hotel in Santa Roselia, even in the dark, will not be difficult, as the city is based on a simple layout. There are like...

Mexico: Travel trailer and pets, rabies vaccination, puffer fish
rabies vaccination, puffer fish, mainland mexico: Sounds like your talking about mainland Mexico as there is no similar requirement for cars in Baja. Consequently we can t help you with that question since our area of expertise is Baja. As for the cats, we re going to give you our 411 for dogs and this should...

Mexico: Travel, ann hazard, bajalinks
ann hazard, bajalinks, la paz mexico: Viki, I am not sure if they will be camping or whatever and what time of year they plan to come. It is a very long way on a 2 lane road down here to La Paz (almost 900 miles) and it could be too much for people of that age. La Paz is a beautiful city....

Mexico: Traveling by Bus, cabo san lucas, baja peninsula
cabo san lucas, baja peninsula, los cabos: The Baja traveler in need of inexpensive transportation soon appreciates the bus! If you really need a ride it s best to go a bit early, buy your ticket, and then hang out at the restaurant or store located right there in the little plaza. Most buses are headed...

Mexico: Traveling by bus through mexico, google search, baja bus
google search, baja bus, ann hazard: Kenneth, This is difficult as there is nothing much online regarding schedules and fares. You need to make a phone call and hopefully you speak Spanish or someone who does can help you. http://www.magic-bus.com/buslinks.shtml Do a google search on baja...

Mexico: Traveling by bus, gdl, bus line
gdl, bus line, bus company: We have used ETN several times and they are an excellent bus line. Elite appears to have very modern busses and I would also use them. It is a 4-5 hour trip from GDL to Puerto Vallarta depending on traffic in GDL. The time from Mexico city to GDl id...

Mexico: Traveling from California to Manzanillo by car, baja california norte, santa rosalia
baja california norte, santa rosalia, ann hazard: Paz, First of all, you will lengthen your trip by driving down Baja and then taking the ferry from La Paz or Santa Rosalia, the only two ports in Baja who ferry to the mainland. The roads in Baja are 2 lanes and very windy and skinny. The roads on mainland...

Mexico: Traveling by Car to Puerto Vallarta, mexican mainland, san carlos guaymas
mexican mainland, san carlos guaymas, small electrics: We have not been to Baja, so can t provide any info on that point. However, we have crossed at Nogales and headed to San Carlos/ Guaymas for the 1st night; then Mazatlan for the 2nd night; then La Penita (1 hour north of PV) for the 3rd night. That was...

Mexico: Traveling with children, milk consumption, vegis
milk consumption, vegis, sisters family: Hi, Generally things are VERY safe here and you really won t have any problems. Wash your hands alot. What kind of milk will you be giving your two year old? Most kids that age here drink a canned milk (mixed with water) called NIDO. Best way to avoid problems....

Mexico: Traveling from US to Mexico, mexico city area, money exchanges
mexico city area, money exchanges, passport: Getting in to Mexico it is not essential, but to return it is, US immigration will give you a hard time without a passport. For that reason many carriers will not ticket you unless you present a passport. As an aside, money exchanges/banks etc usually require...

Mexico: Traveling to Mexico, ann hazard, traveling to mexico
ann hazard, traveling to mexico, sewing machine: The rules are always changing and since there are 4 of you, I wouldn t worry about it at all. You didn t say if you re taking a trailer with the stuff in it or not. If you just have a vehicle, no one will blink. You don t have that much stuff! Just cross...

Mexico: Traveling from Puerto to Guadalajara, st thomas usvi, garden of eden
st thomas usvi, garden of eden, chitzen itza: Eydie: The bus trip to Guadalajara takes about 4-5 hours. You would need to stay the night. The bus fare is very reasonable and we use the ETN bus line. Roud trip fare is around $40 USD. There is a lot to see in GDL. Take a tour to see the best sites....

Mexico: Traveling from PVR to Chapala, lake chapala area, hola karen
lake chapala area, hola karen, puerto vallarta vacation: Hola Karen, finally was able to get into this site. The best way unless you want to rent a car (approx $50/day) is to take a bus, about $50. My favourite busline is ETN but all the national bus companies run superior coaches, with snacks, movies, etc. You...

Mexico: Traveling by RV in Mexico, touristy area, playa del carmen
touristy area, playa del carmen, proper documentation: We don t have a dog, but I have heard that with the proper documentation- rabies certs, etc. there is not a problem. Since Mexico is such a vast and differing country, it s hard to recommend specific areas when you didn t tell me what you are looking for....

Mexico: Traveling to Taxco from Mexico City, coach terminals, timing option
coach terminals, timing option, luxury coach: Hello Judith, where are you coming from, what time do you arrive in Mexico City, where are you staying in Taxco and are you going to reurn the same way? You have a number of options for getting to Taxco, depending on timing. Option 1; (My preference) Take...

Mexico: Traveling, cancun area, beautiful sunsets
cancun area, beautiful sunsets, mayan riviera: That is a nice budget, but does that include air? If so, price of air is going to depend on where you live. Is that $3000 budget for just you, or a traveling companion as well? Do you want clear blue calm waters or do you desire to do some body surfing?...

Mexico: Travelling by bus in Baja, ann hazard, best bet
ann hazard, best bet, travelling by bus: Joe, Your best bet would be to fly to San Diego, take the trolley from near the airport to the border, cross on foot, grab a taxi and have him take you to the Aguila bus station in Tijuana. The buses travel frequently up and down Baja, and you can find...

Mexico: Travelling in December, beach flags, mexico in december
beach flags, mexico in december, mayan riviera: Hola, Melanie, I m going to assume you are interested in a beach destination. Since you ve never been to Mexico, be prepared for a different culture. A Mexican s life revolves around family, church, job, country in that order. However, you shoild find the...

Mexico: Travelling from Guadalajara to Nuevo Vallarta, car retals, gdl
car retals, gdl, don diego: Tammy: The drive from GDL to Nuevo takes about 4-5 hours depending on the traffic. The road is a divided toll road. It turns into a 2 lane winding mountain road about 90 miles from Vallarta. There are few places to pass. I would take the bus from GDL-Vallarta....

Mexico: Travelling from Ixtapa to Zijuatanejo, san migual, traditional mexico
san migual, traditional mexico, good bargain: It depends on what you prefer and where you start and finish. It is most certainly affordable, traditional Mexico is still a very good bargain. If you can rent a car there are a number of ways you can go. If you go by bus you are less free but perhaps more...

Mexico: Travelling in Mexico, travelling in mexico, money bingo
travelling in mexico, money bingo, oxaca: Hola, Julianna, First and foremost, I have found Mexico far safer than the U.S. However, you must use caution as you would do in the States. For example, many tourists get into trouble looking for drugs. This means they are carrying large sums of money. Bingo,...

Mexico: Travelling on the mainland, chapala lake, lane highways
chapala lake, lane highways, mexico road: Dear Ms Harris, Thanaks for your note. I am glad you are familiar with Mexican roads..., but still, my suggestion is that you do not drive accross the Sierra from Mazatlan to Durango and on to Zacatecas. this will be a long way to get to Guadalajaa,...

Mexico: Travelling from Texas to PV by autobus, luggage compartment, words of wisdom
luggage compartment, words of wisdom, bus companies: I ve done it through Laredo, I believe there are some bus companies that actually start in Texas (Mexican Busses), check the towns with large hispanic areas. You should be able to get to Guadalajara direct and then change for the 5 hour ride to Vallarta. ...

Mexico: Travelling from Tijuana to San Salvador, google searches, sea of cortez
google searches, sea of cortez, mainland city: James, You want to check this website out for bus info down Baja: http://www.baja-web.com/schedule.htm For the ferry from La Paz to either Mazatlan or Topolobampo, go to www.bajaferries.com. That will get you started. http://www.pacificcoasttravelinfo.com/mazatlan.asp...

Mexico: Travelling from Tucson/Nogales to Guadalajara then to Cuernavaca, estrella blanca, guadalahara
estrella blanca, guadalahara, buslines: Hi Clay, For buses we have only used Estrella de Oro or Estrella Blanca. Both were great. Different regions have different bus lines though, so I think you would just go to the bus station & select where you want to go. They will put you on the right bus....

Mexico: Trip info, sgt usmc, trip package
sgt usmc, trip package, night bus: Hi Justin If you only have 4 or 5 days, you might want to go direct to Puerto Escondido. A direct bus will be 8 - 12 hours for Mexico City ( I would say closer to 12). If you stop in Aca, it will be about 4 - 7 hours to Aca (depending on # stops) then...

Mexico: Trip to Mexico with granddaughter, everyday life culture, mexico city area
everyday life culture, mexico city area, elder hostel: Hi again, Thanks for writing back. Yes we are settled in & once again awed at how busy our lives are! We do manage to get a couple of hours on the beach most afternoons, so life is good. Have you considered Zihuatanejo at all? It isn t really a tourist...

Mexico: Truss factory, patron saint of mexico, floor trusses
patron saint of mexico, floor trusses, indigenous religion: Hello Brad, 1. Mexico does NOT have an abundance of wood. It has similar or worse environmental problems as many places around the world, fewer forests than the US, more indigenous people that depend on the resources of those forests, and fewer government...

Mexico: From Tucson to Los Cabos, friend kevin, los cabos
friend kevin, los cabos, nogales: Hi Tony, We have crossed at Nogales & driven to the west coast & past where you would get the ferry for the Baha, and have continued down the coast to Zihuatanejo- as well as many other places & routes; however, we have not visited the Baja yet. My friend...

Mexico: US tags in Mexico, canadian plates, pavement markings
canadian plates, pavement markings, valve caps: Hi again, certainly you must be cautious where ever you drive. I would not park my car on an unlit street anywhere. Never drive at night due to animals on the road and poor pavement markings. We drive extensively in Mexico, except to Mexico City. We have...

Mexico: US tags in Mexico, mexican car insurance, ann hazard
mexican car insurance, ann hazard, target: Fred, I would certainly not worry about being a target with valid US tags. You cannot register a car in Mexico unless it is over 5 years old and you are a legal resident of the country. You do need to get Mexican car insurance, however. I would recommend...

Mexico: tel nor, sharron tate, christopher tate
sharron tate, christopher tate, consumers affairs: I am in Mexico City and a little distant from Rosarito, though I know the area quite well. Despite this, please take note: BAJA WIRELESS CONTACTS Tracy Blackett General Director tb@bajawireless.com Sharron Tate Executive Director Operations...

Mexico: things to do in pv, tip taxi drivers, city busses
tip taxi drivers, city busses, adventurous tourists: The city busses recently increased their fare to an astounding 5 pesos :) and some adventurous tourists use them with no problem. We don t tip taxi drivers unless they carry your bags in, or something like that. No areas to stay away from, we have a very...

Mexico: thinking of living in cozumel., island happenings, wonderful dreams
island happenings, wonderful dreams, money in the bank: Hi Jasmine, I moved to Cozumel from Austin 8 years ago. I cannot stress enough that you should NOT move down unless you have a good network of friends here, a lot of money in the bank (enough to live on for at least 6 months), a place to live, and preferably...

Mexico: tile/glass factory, cabo san lucas, tile factories
cabo san lucas, tile factories, tile factory: Hi Joelene I don t know of any glass or tile factory in the Playa del Carmen area. Cancun is not known for these types of handicrafts. I understand there is a jewelry factory called LAPIS in the area, but have heard that the prices are quite high. If...

Mexico: time difference between cities, mountain time zone, time difference between cities
mountain time zone, time difference between cities, central time zone: Jocelyne... This is an issue that many people are not aware of. Many vacationers miss their flights because of this. Puerto Vallarta is right on the edge of what is referred to, NOTB as the Central Time Zone. This is Chicago time. Leaving Puerto...

Mexico: transporation from puerto vallarta to acapulco, melaque, nice ride
melaque, nice ride, tepic: Manzanillo is closest. The Primera Plus line services PV to Manzanillo, stopping in Melaque on the way south. It leaves the PV bus station at 7:00am and at 12:00noon mas o menos. Costs around $13+ and is a nice ride, about 4 hours. The PV bus station in north...

Mexico: transportation, chichen itza, chicken itza
chichen itza, chicken itza, playa del carmen: Liz, There are nice buses that you can take, or rent a car. Both places are easy to get to on your own. The bus will be cheaper, but the car will give you freedom to explore other places along the way at your leisure. Buses leave frequently from...

Mexico: transportation, differentworld, magic bus
differentworld, magic bus, best bet: Yes , it s possible, no problem. These site should help, not too much information for the northern portion, the best bet for that is Norte de Sonora or Elite http://www.differentworld.com/mexico/common/pages/bus_info.htm http://www.magic-bus.com/buslinks.shtml...

Mexico: transportation, alaska air, bilingual staff
alaska air, bilingual staff, meeting friends: Hello Barbara, C and C Ground Services has a professional bilingual staff, and are the preferred transfer company for Alaska Air, so I am sure they can be trusted. Please contact them at: 011-52-613-135-0525 and see what they can arrange for you. Good...

Mexico: transportation from Los Cabos to La Paz and back, los cabos, shuttle services
los cabos, shuttle services, bajainsider: You can take a taxi to the bus terminal in downtown La Paz and from there take a bus to the airport. But you re right; you aren t giving yourselves a very good margin on the timetable. It s half an hour from Tecolote to the bus station then you have to connect...

Mexico: transportation from mazatlan to puerto vallarta, mazatlan, ferries
mazatlan, ferries, puerto vallarta: Hi Connie, Well, definitely there are no boats to bring you. We haven t had ferries in years. The drive is about 10 hours, and really the only way would be either to rent a car or take the bus. Flights go via Guadalajara and are quite expensive! You are welcome...

Mexico: transportation/real estate, san miguel de allende, colonial buildings
san miguel de allende, colonial buildings, mexico city: Yes, you can take a bus from San Miguel to Merida. You probably have to go through Mexico City. Check the ADO website...you can find the link on www.yucatantoday.com under Transportation. The real estate market is hot and getting hotter in Merida. Its one...

Mexico: transportation to Sayulita, airport taxi, thanks in advance
airport taxi, thanks in advance, phpbb2: Last I heard the airport taxi was 600 pesos to Sayulita, but that info. is a bit dated. It s 22 miles. That is probably the way to go with the least hassle, remember on your way back to the airport, it will be a lot cheaper. Saludos JR The Insider s Guide...

Mexico: transportation, los cabos, going to mexico
los cabos, going to mexico, mexican travel: Hello May - You will love Acapulco, Cabo, etc... the people are great and the areas beautiful! There are bus services whose prices vary all over the place. Price however is usually along the lines of quality and there is a huge difference in Mexico between...

Mexico: travel, amigo amiga, number dial
amigo amiga, number dial, pin number: Hi Susan, There are many places right downtown where you can buy a cellphone. I would suggest buying a Telcel phone that uses Amigo (Amiga?) cards. When you buy the phone it will most likely come with some amount of minutes. Then you can continue to add...

Mexico: travel, buena suerte, ponzo
buena suerte, ponzo, cartwheels: Hola Dean, I have a website with tons of information on traveling in Baja plus a lot of great links. It is http://bajamagic.com. Click on Other Stories by Ann. Also click on links. I wrote a novel/travel guide about 4 women who travel the length of Baja...

Mexico: travel to Acapulco, third world country, best route
third world country, best route, great trip: I am not really aware of the best route, but will tell you that there are two classes of buses in Mexico. One kind is upper scale and definitely good to take, while the other is what you would think about in a third world country. Be extremely careful...

Mexico: travel to Acapulco, estrella de oro, national budget
estrella de oro, national budget, trip fare: Hi Laurie, Cheapest and easiest is by bus. You d have to go into Zihuatanejo to the main bus station (only about 15 minutes from the airport) or to the Estrella de Oro bus station which is only about a block from the main station. There are regular buses...

Mexico: travel between airport and hotel, riviera maya, mayan riviera
riviera maya, mayan riviera, playa del carmen: Taxis are extremely safe. The only thing you have to worry about is getting ripped off for more money than you ought to pay. You do not say where on the Riviera Maya you are going but I assume you re coming into Cancun. If this is the case, you cannot...

Mexico: travel by bus LA to Acapulco, san luis potos, estrella blanca
san luis potos, estrella blanca, central de autobuses: Hello Ani, I really have little information on buses from LA to the border except what I find on the Greyhound website.. there are buses travelling to downtown Tijuana for $28 USD leaving regularly between about 5am and 7pm. There you d probably have to...

Mexico: travel by bus to manzanillo, information on mexico, tourism forum
information on mexico, tourism forum, travel by bus: There should be a lot of buses that can get you to Manzanillo from Guadalajara. Just go to the bus station and look around. If the web site is shut down, I can t access it either... You might ask this question on the tourism forum at www.mexconnect.com....

Mexico: travel by bus, recommended route, coastal route
recommended route, coastal route, travel by bus: It s about 920 miles from PV to Acapulco, that s road miles on the coast, not a recommended route. The luxury busses will all go through Mexico city, which is about a 5 hour bus trip from Acapulco, but it s 13 hours to Mexico City on ETN, from Vallarta = total...

Mexico: to travel bye bus to baja, abc buses, google search
abc buses, google search, cabo san lucas: Aguila Bus and ABC Buses service Baja. They travel from Tijuana all the way down to Cabo San Lucas, and all points between. I am not sure of the fares, but I suggest you do a google search on it. I just did and lots of good info comes up. Have a great trip!...

Mexico: travel from Cuernavaca to Acapulco, happy travels, rental charges
happy travels, rental charges, cab fare: Hi Sue If there are four of you, you might want to drive to Acapulco. It will probably still be a little more expensive than the bus, but then you would have a car to drive around in and the freedom to explore. The tolls are about US$50 or so I believe...

Mexico: travel to cancun, cosy restaurants, taxi drive
cosy restaurants, taxi drive, athens greece: Hello Tassos, In my experience, it is not easy to find non-touristy places in Cancun. But just a short 45 minutes south of Cancun on the main highway (a taxi drive away) is Playa Del Carmen. There are lots of nice small restaurants there, smaller beaches,...

Mexico: travel from guadalajara to la paz, ann hazard, bajaferries
ann hazard, bajaferries, bus service: Beth, www.bajaferries.com will give you the info on getting from Mazatlan to La Paz. Once in La Paz, you can get to the main bus station and take an ABC or Aguila Bus to Loreto. I don t know about bus service from PV to Mazatlan but you might check this...

Mexico: travel from guadalajara to san miguel, lake chapala, washington dulles
lake chapala, washington dulles, mile trip: The roads are easy- we usually take the toll roads- but only because they are easier on the 30ft. RV- if we are out & about with only the truck, we use the libre s. Bus would also be an option for you. What exactly would you like to know? oh- I m assuming...

Mexico: How can I travel from L.A. to Puerto Vallarta, northern mexico, public bus
northern mexico, public bus, bus trip: I wonder why you would not fly, it s about the same price, even cheaper if you shop around. The bus trip would take over 24 hrs. and the scenery of northern Mexico isn t that wonderful. Mexicali is not the best crossing for a bus to PV, Nogales in Arizona...

Mexico: travel to La Paz, aero california, ann hazard
aero california, ann hazard, los cabos: Norm, You didn t say where you are flying from. Mexicana and/or Aeromemxico flies into La Paz from Los Angeles, but that is it from the US. Aerocalifornia also. Their big sale was right before Christmas, so you missed that. It was half price fares. We bought...

Mexico: travel from lax to tijuana, greyhound terminal, metro blue line
greyhound terminal, metro blue line, line metro: Greyhound bus takes you from Los Angeles to TJ. Search the web for Greyhound. http://www.greyhound.com/ They leave almost every hour from the downtown LA terminal 1716 E 7TH ST Los Angeles CA 90021 Telephone Number(213) 629-8401 and arrive four hours later...

Mexico: travel from lax to tijuana, greyhound terminal, metro blue line
greyhound terminal, metro blue line, line metro: Greyhound bus takes you from Los Angeles to TJ. Search the web for Greyhound. http://www.greyhound.com/ They leave almost every hour from the downtown LA terminal 1716 E 7TH ST Los Angeles CA 90021 Telephone Number(213) 629-8401 and arrive four hours later...

Mexico: how do you travel from Mazatlan to Acapulco by bus? Thanks, going to mexico, direct flights
going to mexico, direct flights, mazatlan: Hey there Diane - sorry that I can be of much help, but the following webpages might help. Have a great trip and hope this helps a bit. Adios, Jay http://www.epinions.com/content_3030425732 http://www.surf-mexico.com/Visiting/routes.htm http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/dtbuses.html...

Mexico: travel from Mexico City to Oaxaca, san juan chamula, oaxaca coast
san juan chamula, oaxaca coast, mexicana airlines: Hi Juan Carlos The Yucatan is very beautiful, but quite far away from Mexico City. It is a long bus ride - about 22 hours. If that sounds like too much, you can fly there. Mexicana Airlines and Aeromexico sometimes have internet only fares for pretty...

Mexico: travel from mexico city to acapulco, domestic flights, renting a car
domestic flights, renting a car, mexico city: Jill, Renting a car is fine, albeit a lot more expensive than in the US. Whenever I ve rented one, when everything is factored in, it can cost up to $100 a day. Plus I believe it s about a 10 hour drive to Acapulco, once you get out of the city. My advice...

Mexico: travel from mexico city, buena suerte, transportation eng
buena suerte, transportation eng, yucatantoday: Hi Alex, The cost to take a bus first class from Merida to Cancun (a 3.5 hour trip) is about $190 pesos or $18 USD. Are you sure you won t quoted a price in Pesos? They use the same $ sign to indicate pesos. But often, the number will be followed either...

Mexico: travel to mexico, mexico city airport, tourist city
mexico city airport, tourist city, airport in mexico city: You will find Mexico City Airport to be, modern well organized and safer than most airports in The Modern World . There is absolutely no safety concern. First time visitors to Mexico are often alarmed by the sight of policemen walking around with rifles....

Mexico: travel in northeastern Mexico, puerto aventuras, buena suerte
puerto aventuras, buena suerte, mayan riviera: Hola Ray, First, a confession. We live in the Yucatan and don t stay at all-inclusive resorts, so we don t know much about them. However, the most modern area on the Mayan Riviera is called Puerto Aventuras, just south of Playa del Carmen. The most...

Mexico: travel from puerto vallarta to manzanillo, bus line, mexico city
bus line, mexico city, bus station: Hi, Everyone takes the bus from PV to Manzanillo. Not much more than 1 1-2 hours - depart about every 1 to 2 hours or so. When you get to Vallarta, you can go to the bus station (called CENTRAL) which is just north of the airport a bit and check out the schedule....

Mexico: travel thru Mexico, woodworking tools, nice trip
woodworking tools, nice trip, electronic equipment: I cannot say for sure but as long as you have documents to show your domicile and reason for the trip you should not have any problem. If you take electronic equipment, computers etc, you must show proof of purchase, where and how much. It should be a nice...

Mexico: travel time, taluca mexico, ptcruiser
taluca mexico, ptcruiser, mexico city: Hi, I do not live in this area of Mexico, but Toluca is about 60 km from Mexico City. So about 1 1/2 hours++ depending where you are going in Mexico City. The PTCruiser is assembled at DaimlerChrysler s plant in Taluca, Mexico, which results in the automaker...

Mexico: travel time san miguel to PV, dolores hidalgo, native crafts
dolores hidalgo, native crafts, melaque: It could be done in 1 day, but it would be a full day s drive & you wouldn t see much. Guadalahara is a huge city worth stopping at. Near there, is Tonala- an amazing shopping experience for native crafts, etc. & the prices are very cheap. Also, nearer...

Mexico: travel time, left turn signal, approximate travel time
left turn signal, approximate travel time, bucerias: I have travelled this route many times. It takes 4-4.5 hours to make the trip. The last 60 miles takes about 90 minutes depending on the traffic. The road is a two lane mountain road with few places to pass. Trucks and busses will turn on the left turn...

Mexico: travel (without tourgroup) with kids, rv lots, copper canyon
rv lots, copper canyon, all the web: HI Linda, I m sorry you have read such negative things! I can only say that we have been to Mexico over 10 times, have rented a car every time and are about to spend the winter there in our RV- lots of driving! We have never had any problems, nor have...

Mexico: travel, guadalajara, puerto vallarta
guadalajara, puerto vallarta, pv: There s no flight from PV to Mazatlan, except through Guadalajara, very, very expensive and no quicker than the bus. The bus would take about 6.5 hours (2 1/2 hours to Tepic. Just over 4 hours Tepic to MZ.) Or, rent a car and drive yourself, about 5 hours...

Mexico: traveling around mexico - help!, quiet beaches, visiting mexico
quiet beaches, visiting mexico, complicated questions: Well these are complicated questions. I guess it depends on what you want to do. Do you want ruins, cities, resorts, or quiet beaches- these are just a few options. Mexico is a huge and diverse country and different folk enjoy different areas and activities....

Mexico: traveling in Baja California, mexican bus, american tourists
mexican bus, american tourists, target: George, Wow. Have you ever heard anything GOOD about Mexico? With all the negativity I am surprised you would even consider crossing the border. OK, I have traveled in Mexico my entire life. I have driven from San Diego to Ensenada alone more times than...

Mexico: traveling in Baja California, fellow rvers, mainland mexico
fellow rvers, mainland mexico, mexican bus: Hello George, I will begin by saying that we have not been to Baja. We have been travelling in mainland Mexico for 15 years- the last 5 in our RV- so obviously, lots of driving. We have been down both coastlines & throughout central Mexico extensively....

Mexico: traveling in Baja California, time tourists, american tourists
time tourists, american tourists, mexican bus: Oh my. You can set aside your fears. Those things are not true in my experience. In fact, Baja should be the best place to go. People in Baja (southern Baja, for sure) speak English and are really used to tourists. Americans drive down Baja all the time so...

Mexico: traveling in Baja California, mexican bus, american tourists
mexican bus, american tourists, american visitors: I cross the border 20-30 times per year for each of the last 20 years and I am still waiting to witness or experience any of the alleged atrocities that ignorant Gringos love to spread around. Normally, the ones who spread these rumors are people who don...

Mexico: traveling to Cancun from Laredo, Tx, freeway systems, gravel roads
freeway systems, gravel roads, laredo tx: I don t think baetween Brownsville or Laredo that one is better than the other- both are fine. For us, it would just depend on where we were coming from. You can t take tolls ALL the way to Cancun, but most of the way for sure. From Vera Cruz to Cancun...

Mexico: traveling fro pv to san miguel by bus, san miguel de allende, scheudle
san miguel de allende, scheudle, etn: www.vallarta-info.com/puerto-vallarta-transport.html Hi, this would be a good link. ETN is the best line. You can purchase your tickets ahead of time at the bus station (CENTRO)just a bit north of the airport here in PV. You will need to change in Guadalajara...

Mexico: traveling imports, villa montana, checkout www
villa montana, checkout www, la manzanilla: We have brought in our own mini bar on a number of occasions flying into PV and La Manzanilla (LM)which is south 4 hours. The folks at PV are more alert than if you fly into LM but you should not have any problems bringing in 2 bottles per person. But...

Mexico: traveling to Melaque, class bus, cost effective alternative
class bus, cost effective alternative, renting a car: Hello Patricia, Flying to PV and busing down to Melaque is a very cost effective alternative to flying to Manzanillo. The only disavantage is you loose 2 mornings bus traveling. Most of what you asked is on my web site here: http://www.costalegre.ca/Busing_PV.htm...

Mexico: traveling through Mexcio, honduras bay islands, rving in mexico
honduras bay islands, rving in mexico, rabies certificate: Hi Marty, I don t have a dog, but I know lots of folks take their pets into Mexico with no major problems. I also know that you will need a current Rabies certificate to prove shots were given. I don t know the exact details, but you must have some health...

Mexico: traveling to Mexican rural areas, women dress, rural areas
women dress, rural areas, customs: Sorry I can t help with your questions- for one thing there are too many of them- I would have to write a book for you, and there are many already available. Please try the People s Guide to Mexico it s really great! I have not been to Toluca, sorry./...

Mexico: traveling in Mexico, wheel drive car, zihuatanejo area
wheel drive car, zihuatanejo area, traveling in mexico: since I am currently on the road in Mexico, I don t have unlimited internet time. If I were you I would head down the Pacific coast- we have just come back from the Zihuatanejo area- the drive from Puerto Vallarta to there is magnificent. I hope this helps-...

Mexico: traveling to Riveria Maya, bottled drinking water, brushing your teeth
bottled drinking water, brushing your teeth, riviera maya: Taking a shower or brushing your teeth is not the same as drinking the water. Everywhere in Mexico you can buy purified bottled drinking water. It s safe to take a shower, but you might want to use bottled water to brush your teeth. If you are in the...