- To enter Mexico you are required to have a valid passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after your arrival date.
- Pesos are the currency used in Mexico.
- The current exchange rate is 1 US dollar = 13.1758 Mexican pesos, 1 euro = 16.1338 Mexican pesos
- However, exchange rates fluctuate often so it is recommended that you research the current exchange rate closer to your date of travel.
- Mexico does charge a departure tax. The price will vary depending on exchange rates.
- This fee can be paid in pesos or in US Dollars.
How’s the weather?
- The average temperature in Mexico is 61 °F (16.0°C). April is the hottest month with an average temperature of 81°F (27°C), January and December are the coldest months with an average temperature of 41°F (5°C). February is the driest month and July is the month when Mexico gets most of its rain.
What should I wear?
- Day wear should be casual. Lightweight cotton clothing and swimwear attire are perfect for day. Night life is a popular attraction in Mexico. Therefore, gourmet dining and cocktail attire is required in most restaurants (no shorts or beach cover-ups). For certain activities like golf or shopping in town, appropriate attire is recommended.
- Some people even recommend taking summer and fall seasonal clothing. Due to the fact that Mexico is humid, some of its high temperatures can seem chilly.
Will my appliances work?
- If traveling from the United States, your appliances will match the wall outlets and will work just fine.
- If you are traveling from European countries you will need to purchase a wall adapter and a voltage converter.
Is the water safe?
- It is strongly recommended not to drink the water in Mexico.
- It is okay to have ice in your beverage because ice cubes are required by law to be made with “good” or purified water.
- It is recommended that you have bottled water on hand and to use it even when brushing your teeth.