A large Spanish speaking country in North America bordering USA to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the south

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Where can I rent a mountain bike in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico?

I'm traveling to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico soon and I'd like to do some mountain biking while I'm there. I've heard the country side is quite beautiful there. I would like to avoid being alone so if ...
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A German visiting Mexico from the US

A German visiting the US wants to visit Mexico for the day, what documentation do they need to return to the US ?
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Is it safe to drive the Baja Peninsula?

I want to drive from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas but I've heard of people being pulled over by corrupt cops and being hassled by people on the peninsula. I speak fluent Spanish and I'm pretty street ...
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What is the best way to get Mexican Pesos from Canadian Dollars?

My girlfriend and I expect to need about CAD$200 each for our upcoming vacation in beautiful Mexico. Using our CAD$400 total, what method of exchange will give us the most Mexican Pesos ($MXN)? I ...
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Getting a US minor passport when you can't find one parent

My sister wants to get a passport for my nephew but she does not know where his father is. They split right after the baby was born and the father was never seen again. I am travelling to Mexico and ...
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Mexican visa with Philippine passport + UK Residence card + married to Spanish citizen

I would like to know if anybody can advise me how to proceed with this matter. My wife is from the Philippines, and in the future we would like to visit Mexico. As far as I know I don't need visa as ...
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If someone is visiting the US under ESTA for 90 days, goes to Mexico for another 90 days, can it return to the US to get a plane to Ireland (home)?

me and my partner both live in Ireland and are currently visiting family in the US under the ESTA visa, and are staying for the 90 days allowed. We just decided to go 3 months to Mexico and drive up ...
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Why do children sometimes cost more than adults when booking vacations?

We are checking out some all-inclusive vacation packages, and we are noticing that in some cases our 2 year old costs more than one of us (the parents). We've found several hotels where this is the ...
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Will businesses be open on Christmas in Mexicali?

I am planning to spend most of my Christmas break in Mexicali. I will be arriving late on 12/23 and staying through the New Year. How many things can I expect to be closed during Christmas? My main ...
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Cross the Mexicali Border in a Taxi I get in the USA

Has anyone crossed the border in Calexcio/Mexicali in a taxi they picked up in the US? I have heard that this is possible but I have never actually seen it in practice. I am in the process of ...
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H1B visa travel to Mexico on expired visa stamp

I have approved I-797 and I94 until 2017 but expired visa stamp on passport. I understand that I can travel to Mexico with expired visa stamp provided I have valid I797 and I94. But I still have one ...
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How safe is traveling from Texas to Mexico by bus?

Given recent violent, drug-war-related crime along the USA/Mexico border, what are the risks of traveling from USA to Texas by intercity bus? Have there been incidents involving international buses in ...
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Customs and immigration procedures for flights to/from Tijuana Airport (airport with terminals in two different countries)

How will passport and customs controls work (both in the outgoing and the incoming airports of the flight) on flights to/from Tijuana Airport (TIJ) when the new Cross Border Xpress terminal on the ...
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How can I re-enter the US if my VWP expired in Mexico

I'm from Belgium and I'm traveling by car from Canada to Patagonia (Argentina). I left the USA just in time (90days) but I got my visa from Mexico 1 day after my (90days) VWP expires. My plan is to ...
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Transport to hotel from Cancun airport

I will be traveling to Cancun from USA. I am an Indian and this is my first trip to Mexico and I don't know Spanish. I am looking for ways to travel from the airport to my hotel. I have read through ...
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Country Hopping and Visas [closed]

I haven't travelled in awhile and not sure what the laws are currently. So, basically I will have Spring semester off in 2016 and want to bounce around a bit and do some site seeing and hiking. I ...
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How to contact the Mexican Consulate in Boston?

We need to contact them about a Visa issue. The security guard won't let you in without an appointment but they do not pick up the phone, they don't return messages and all e-mail remains unanswered ...
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Are the beaches in Rosarito Mexico clean enough for swimming?

I know the Pacific is cold, and I'm OK with that, but I'm trying to find out if the beaches in Rosarito are clean enough for swimming. I love doing open water swimming and am comfortable in the ocean, ...
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How Do Middle / Last Names work in Mexico? [closed]

I just met someone who lives in Mexico, and he said "I am Rafael Hernandez or Rafael Hernandez Rivera, but not Rafael Rivera." How do middle / last names work in Mexican culture?
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German entering USA from Mexico after loss of passport?

My boyfriend and I visited my family in the USA last year in August. Then, after 90 days my boyfriend returned to Germany and stayed there for another 3 months. After that period of time, we met in ...
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Brownsville Texas: will cabs take you over the Mexico border?

Are there cab companies in Brownsville, TX that make drop offs and pick ups of passengers across the border in Matamoros?
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How could the land departure be recorded when re-entering the United States?

I found the following answer for recording a land departure. "A departure will be recorded if you depart via land and re-enter the United States prior to the expiration date stamped in your passport." ...
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Shipping a kindle from amazon.com to Guanajuato [closed]

I am getting pretty tired of lugging a stack of books around and I'm ready to get on the kindle wagon. I am in Guanajuato right now, taking on some study. Electronics in Guanajuato seem to be kind of ...
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Travel from Canada to Mexico without American Visa

I'm from Iran. I'm already in Canada with a Student Visa, I'm planing to go to Mexico for new year holidays. I live in Vancouver Island. with below conditions: I don't want to enter US because it ...
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Locating a Notary Public in Cozumel Mexico

I need to locate a Notary Public on Cozumel Island, Mexico. This is needed to have a legal document signed under witness recognised in Australia. Does anyone know how to search for one, or the name ...
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How practical is it to take a Collectivo to Xel'Ha park?

Between Playa Del Carmen and Tulum, a "Colectivo" service runs up and down the main highway. These are vehicles you can flag down and pay a small fee to drop you off at some later point along the ...
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Proof of onward travel when entering the US [duplicate]

In a month I will be flying to Boston from the Netherlands on a one way ticket. As far as I know, I will need proof of onward travel to be allowed into the country. Because of this, I'd like to know ...
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Mexico trip for more than 30 days [duplicate]

In a month I will be flying from the Netherlands to Boston, to spend 2 weeks on the East coast. After that I'm planning to fly into Cancún, travel through Mexico and cross into California via Tijuana ...
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Can an Indian national in F1 and B1/B2 visa travel to Mexico? [duplicate]

Can an Indian national travel to Mexico in F1 visa?I also have an B1/B2 visa but I am residing in US currently in F1 status. And what about people with H1B visas?
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Can I fly from state to state in Mexico with a US passport? Or do I need a Mexican passport to fly?

Ill be catching a flight from Tijuana to Mexico City. Can I travel with my US passport or will I need to get a Mexican passport?
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Easiest way to get to Ensenada from Tijuana or Mexicali?

I'm on my way to Ensenada (from New Zealand), and am having trouble finding the easiest way to get there. This is made a little trickier by my multitude of options. My two options are to travel there ...
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Safest way to travel from US to Mexico city by bus [closed]

What is the safest way to travel by bus to mexico. I am American and Ecuadorian. I recently traveled from Quito to Bogota on the bus took me 36 hours through colombian FARC jungle. Is traveling ...
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Russian traveling from Mexico to Russia via Europe; Which Schengen airports allow transit without Schengen visa?

I am a Russian traveling from Mexico to Russia via Europe; Which Schengen airports allow transit without Schengen visa?
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ID requirements for domestic Mexican flight [closed]

I am traveling from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico with Aeromexico to Cancun. Can I use a passport card to board the airplane or do I need a passport (booklet) to enter the airplane?
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Renting a car in San Diego and driving it down the Baja Penninsula Mexico [duplicate]

I've heard conflicting reports on whether you can rent a car in the US and drive it into Mexico. We are going on a 2 week trip to the Baja Peninsula and want to fly into San Diego and rent a car to ...
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Driving into Tijuana.. how do I get an FMM? Do I need one?

I will be driving into Mexico for my first time. I am a U.S. citizen and will be in Mexico for about 4 days in the Tijuana area. I've read online that I need to get an FMM form because I will be there ...
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is it possible to enter the USA with ESTA\VWP and depature from Mexico?

I would love to get some help regarding the ESTA. I recently got my ESTA confirmation for my french passport. I will be flying to the USA from Peru for 4 weeks and from there I'm planing to continue ...
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I did not receive visa papers when entering Mexico and have a flight in 2 weeks. Can I exit and re-enter through Guatemala to fix this?

Edit: Resolution as an answer. I entered Mexico nearly one month ago on a bus crossing from TX to MX. I crossed at around 2am and never was it directed or suggested to handle my immigration paperwork ...
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Travelling to mexico on B1-B2 visa

I am an Indian citizen and have a valid USA B1-B2 visa on my Indian passport, can I travel to Mexico from Ecuador for tourism purpose with valid USA B1-B2 visa?
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What exactly is a “FM-T”, Mexico Tourist Card?

This page, Entry Requirements for Mexico, from the U.S. Department of State states: U.S. citizens traveling as tourists beyond the border zone or entering Mexico by air must pay a fee to obtain a ...
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If a hotel staff asks me for buffet food, can there be consequences if I bring him food?

Last year I went to a resort in Mexico and the towel boy asked me to please bring him some food from the buffet. He told me he didn't eat breakfast and is not allowed to get food from the buffet. I ...
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Traveling to Mexico on B1/B2 VISA

My parents have B1/B2 visa and do they need Mexico visa if they want to visit Mexico (<10 days) during their stays at US? When I had H1b visa, I visited Mexico without any Mexico visa. Again the ...
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Finding a notary in Mexico City

My employer just handed down an urgent requirement to provide a notarized proof of my eligibility for employment in the U.S.A. I'm in Mexico City now. Is it possible to notarize something here? How ...
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Do I need a Mexican visa with my US valid visa to travel to Mexico?

I'm an international student in the US, and am traveling to Mexico on March 6th-12th. I'm a citizen of Tajikistan and have a friend from Russia who didn't need a Mexican visa with the valid student ...
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Ship my laptop home to the US from Mexico?

I'm a US citizen and resident who will be traveling in Mexico later this month. The first half of the trip will be in a luxury rental in a beach town; the second half will be an "adventure travel" ...
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What are the legal implications of exporting a tarantula from Brazil to Mexico?

I'm not sure if this fits on this site or not, since it boils down to a question about animal import/export. As mentioned here, a Mexican friend has requested a rather odd souvenir from Brazil: A ...
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How to stay safe in Mexico City [closed]

At the end of the month I will be traveling to Mexico City for a weekend. My spanish is okay and I don't really plan on venturing out of the tourist areas. I want to visit Tenochtitlan and some of the ...
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What is the fastest bus route from Guatemala City to Cancún, Mexico?

In March I'll be going from Guatemala City to Cancún, and am considering taking the bus to save some money over a flight. But there are many bus routes, and it's difficult to find good information ...
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Where is the historical center of Tlalpan?

Tlalpan is a huge district of Mexico City, but Wikivoyage says: The Centro Historico of Tlalpan comprises an area of maybe 6 x 6 blocks, which can be done by foot. You can stroll through the ...
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Mexican visa requirements for US citizens

I'm planning a family trip to Mexico in the summer. I'm a US citizen and so are my two kids. My wife was born in Mexico, but recently became a US citizen as well. Traveling to Cancun, Mexico our ...