Mexico practice, know

Le Mexique en un clin d'oeil

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Identity Card:
  • Capital Mexico

  • Population approximately 115 million hab .

  • Constitution: Federal Republic

  • Language Spanish

  • Religion Catholicism

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : You do not need visa for a tourist stay of less than three months .

    • Passport : You will of course be in possession of a valid passport .

      • Currency Mexican peso

      • Currency rates : 1 euro is worth about 16.35 pesos

      • Change : US dollars are accepted everywhere in the North and in the tourist places, but not the euro, you will make changes
        . the best places to change money are at the destination airport, Mexico City or Cancun, exchange rates are very fair general.

      • Payment Cards With a Maestro or Visa card, you can also withdraw money with a commission from ATMs or pay directly in department stores, large hotels , gas stations. Outside the big cities it is against essential to have cash on you.

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 5 € / person
          Average : 10-20 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 15 € / night
            Average : 20-40 € / night
            Premium : more than 100 € / night


            How to get there?

            • By Air: To get to Mexico, it takes about 700 euros / R, prices vary greatly depending on the season, the highest rates being charged in Christmas time and in July / August. The main flying Mexico City and Cancun are: Aeromexico, Air France, Iberia, KLM, Delta Airlines and American Airlines .

              On site:

              • Car : To get a car in Mexico must dig up the temporary import permit land borders, is a mere formality that will cost you just the same $ 30, it is valid 6 months. The road network is in good condition but the chaotic traffic. For safety issues you should not drive at night outside urban centers, it is reported many cases of armed attacks.

              • Bus The bus network in Mexico is considered one of the best in the world. There are many independent companies but all use the same central ticketing system. The network is dense, bus departures between major cities are numerous and reliable, villages are regularly serviced. Make sure to take the express bus, otherwise you will make many stops in the villages.

                Note that there are different categories of bus, cheap, middle class, luxury, luxury buses cost up to 60% more than a cheap bus, but you will not be crammed into a buses without air conditioning.

              • train The rail network is almost nonexistent, only two tourist lines remain, accordingly to move around the country you will have no choice but to fly or bus.

              • plane : Fast and not so expensive, especially on heavily used routes as Tijuana Mexico.

                • Vaccinations Recommended: : Hepatitis A & B, tetanus, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, fever typhoid

                • Tips : Do not drink tap water, avoid salads, uncooked fruits and vegetables, seafood, sorbets .

                  • Flight and delinquency: In the city, the city center is generally safe day, avoid hanging out alone at night and even more so in remote areas and poor neighborhoods, and you'll have no problem. In case of aggression do not resist, and give what you have, you are strongly advised to make photocopies of your travel tickets and identification.

                  • Drugs and Violence: In recent years, violence related to drug trafficking has exploded due to intense repression by the Mexican government and the wars between the cartels. Overall violence does not affect tourists, there must still remain extremely vigilant, many local residents were killed by being hit by a beautiful lost during a shootout between gangs. Attacks and kidnappings for ransom are frequent in the north of the country. It would be wiser to avoid this part of Mexico during your trip.

                    • Climate : The climate varies greatly depending on the season and geographical location. The northwest is almost deserted, while the northeast is temperate. In the south the climate is tropical, hot and humid.

                    • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and 20 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach The summer is very hot and humid, more from June to November is hurricane season. The season following this period is more pleasant from November to February, the weather is dry then more is less hot.

                      Daily life: