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Visa, MasterCard, and American Express are the most commonly accepted credit cards in Mexico and can be used in most places here. That being said, it's best to have some cash on you for smaller merchants and local markets.
The standard voltage in Mexico is 127V. There are two plug types in Mexico: Types A and B.
It's recommended to have gotten the following vaccinations before visiting Mexico: Measles, Polio, measles-mumps-rubella, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, Chickenpox, and your yearly flu shot. Additional vaccinations you should get are Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Hepatitis B, Malaria and Rabies. Only certain parts of Mexico require the Malaria vaccine, so we recommend double checking with the CDC or your doctor for more information.
These are the holidays celebrated in Mexico:
Buses in Mexico are a great, and often inexpensive option, to consider for both cross country and cross border travel. It's usually coach buses which are available for booking, and they have plenty of space for stretching out during long rides. Although buses traveling through Mexico have a bad reputation in terms of safety, coach buses and first class rides are very safe. The drivers and staff are always at your disposal, if you need any questions answered or help along the way.
Mexico holds some of the world's most beautiful resorts and islands, surrounded by deep, aquamarine colored waters. To get between the mainland and the resorts, you'll definitely need a ferry. Ferries which operate in Mexico are usually quite simple, but the rides are also usually quite short. Since the weather is so pleasant throughout the high seasons, ferries usually provide both indoor and outdoor seating. Boats are very punctual and delays are rare.
Travel through Mexico by private transfer; this service is perfect for those who seek out complete flexibility. Vans have enough space for up to six people to travel in, at any time of the day. Be mindful when it comes to luggage allowances, as every service provide has different permissions. Usually, the bigger the car, the less you can take on board with you as space may be limited with other passengers on board.
Travel through Mexico by private transfer; this service is perfect for those who seek out complete flexibility. Cars have enough space for up to three people to travel in, at any time of the day. Be mindful when it comes to luggage allowances, as every service provide has different permissions. Usually, the bigger the car, the less you can take on board with you as space may be limited with other passengers on board.