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September 25

Car rental in Tulum/Cancun?

What's my best car rental strategy in Cancun/Tulum? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Mid around Cancún, Mexico at 3:57 PM - 9 answers

August 9

Driving my Mexican bought car into the USA as a US citizen

Hi folks, I have a car that I bought in mexico, used, that is in my name and I am planning on driving it from the Yucatan into the USA. I obviously don't want to drive it all the way through mexico only to be turned away at the border with all of my belongings, so any info is greatly appreciated. I am hoping to keep using this car - a 2008 toyota in good condition - while I resettle back into the USA. I know there are some requirements for emissions and other standards, so again - any info you all can give is greatly appreciated. Thanks
posted by MD_yeahright around Mexico at 9:04 AM - 10 answers

August 4

How do I find short-term, furnished housing in Guadalajara?

My family may have an opportunity to travel to Guadalajara for a few months for my spouse's work. How do we find a place to stay? [more inside]
posted by linettasky around Guadalajara, Mexico at 9:57 AM - 3 answers

July 8

Where in Mexico should we get married next March?

Looking for a good Mexican destination wedding venue based on places you've stayed or weddings you've attended. [more inside]
posted by *s around Mexico at 7:55 AM - 6 answers

July 2

How can I live in Mexico?

I want to live and work in Mexico for 18 months (as a trial period). Specifically, in or around Cuernavaca. How is this possible? [more inside]
posted by j_curiouser around Mexico at 8:45 PM - 5 answers

June 13

Mexico City and beyond with children?

My family is traveling to Mexico City in August for a 10 day vacation. It will be myself, my wife, and our three boys - ages 5 years, 3 years and 8 months. We're planning to spend four days in Mexico City, two near Teotihuacan, and the rest is to be determined. What are your recommendations? Is there another side trip after Teotihuacan we should consider spending 2-3 days at before flying home? [more inside]
posted by John Frum around Mexico City, Mexico at 7:36 PM - 6 answers

May 23

Is it really this hard to ship to Mexico?

I went to a fed-x today to try to ship some chocolate and OTC headache meds to my friend in Mexico. It got complicated fast.... [more inside]
posted by j_curiouser around Mexico at 11:18 AM - 13 answers has best

May 14

I'm in Polanco (Mexico City) and I hate it. Where to go?

I came in early for a work thing (my colleagues arrive late Monday). I'm broke, and (other than the anthro museum which I'll see Monday), Polanco seems like a maze of Gucci grossness. [more inside]
posted by 2soxy4mypuppet around Polanco, Mexico at 8:38 PM - 9 answers

March 13

Where to stay on a long weekend in Cancun?

Isla Mujers? Tulum? Playa Del Carmen? Given this vague itinerary where should we stay? [more inside]
posted by whoaali around Mexico at 10:38 AM - 8 answers

March 6

US Citizen in Cancun, passport expired today, what to expect?

I flew into Cancun from the US yesterday and stupidly did not check the expiration date on my passport. The US Consular Agency in Cancun opens 8AM tomorrow, and my flight back to the US is at 2:30PM on Tuesday. I'll go to the Consular Agency as soon as they open, but does anyone know what I should expect? Is there a chance to receive emergency travel documents on the same day, or will I have to change my flight?
posted by Dipped Pretzels around Mexico at 5:16 PM - 5 answers

February 15

Help me plan a beach vacation in mexico

We are planning a beach vacation (for about 7-8 days) in Mexico in next few months with a 5-year-old and an 18-month-old. We are planning on spending most of the time at the beach or around the pool. Might for an excursion, if it’s something that we can handle with an 18-month-old. At night, we like the option of getting out from the resort and walk around the streets (if it’s safe) and maybe try street food. No nightclubs for us. More information inside [more inside]
posted by WizKid around Mexico at 8:36 AM - 5 answers

February 8

From Merida to Cancun

I need advice on the nuts and bolts of getting from the Centro area of Merida to Cancun by bus. [more inside]
posted by the phlegmatic king around Merida, Mexico at 9:29 AM - 5 answers

January 29

Moving to Queretaro for 4 months

My family and I (husband, wife, 10 year old, 7 year old) will be living in Queretaro, QRO, Mexico for the next four months. We have housing/work and school for the kids arranged. What advice do you have for us/what should we know? [more inside]
posted by leahwrenn around Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico at 12:03 AM - 2 answers

January 27

Driving alone in the Yucatan. Difficulty level: 35-ish woman

I've done my research and had concluded that driving around the Yucatan with my husband would be safe - only now circumstances have changed and I'm alone. Should I still do it? Bonus points for other things a slightly morose woman could do around Cancun to lift her spirits. [more inside]
posted by scrute around Cancún, Mexico at 1:24 PM - 11 answers has best

January 8

Expiring Passport Blues--Mexico Edition

Which is riskier: Travelling to Mexico in mid-February on a passport that expires in late April or trying to send in my passport for renewal and hoping I get it back in time? Plus bonus question about the pope's visit and how that might affect my time in Mexico City. [more inside]
posted by geegollygosh around Mexico City, Mexico at 8:22 PM - 14 answers

January 4

Short trip to Mexico City, ideas welcome!

Yay! I have a short (4 days) visit coming up to Mexico city, leaving next week. I've got one day marked for Teotihuacan and another day for the National Museum of Anthropology and other museums in that area. That leaves two days with little to no plans, any mefites with experience in the DF who could share their must do's? Also, I am staying in Zona Rosa, planning on using the metro as much as possible for transport.
posted by Cosine around Mexico City, Mexico at 10:21 AM - 12 answers has best

December 31, 2015

Visiting Mexico City as a queer mixed-race couple?

For my 30th birthday, I'm planning a week-long trip to Mexico City with my partner. We both have some concerns about physical/emotional safety, especially for her as a trans WOC. I'm looking for advice and anecdotes from people with experience being brown (as a tourist/non-native) and/or queer in Mexico City. [more inside]
posted by (Over) Thinking around Mexico City, Mexico at 8:59 AM - 6 answers

December 24, 2015

Tropical Mexican beach vacation

I'm getting laid off in February, and after that I'd like to give myself a month to reset by spending most of it on a beach with books and fruity drinks. I can fly to Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, or Cancun for free, so I'm looking for places that are within an hour or two of those airports. Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by spindrifter around Mexico at 12:25 PM - 9 answers

November 18, 2015

Cultural centers and events in Mexico City?

Adult vacationing with his parents for two weeks in Mexico City. We are all fluent Spanish speakers and eager to experience the best of the performing arts and culture here. [more inside]
posted by Captain Chesapeake around Mexico City, Mexico at 7:11 PM - 3 answers has best

November 4, 2015

Learning to surf near Puerto Vallarta, MX

I've got a week to myself in Mexico, starting in mid-December. I want to really learn how to surf, and maybe do some diving or snorkeling too. I don't have a very big budget, and I'm flying home out of Puerto Vallarta, but starting the trip in Guadalajara. I'm looking for recommendations on hostels, surf schools, and other things to do in the PV area. [more inside]
posted by hackwolf around Puerto Vallarta, Mexico at 11:37 PM - 1 answer