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Unfortunately, through regularly scheduled means of transportation, flying is likely to be the cheapest option for you. Sites like kayak might help you reduce the price, and you can specify direct flights, skipping out the US. You can look at things like freighter travel, where you use a cargo ship to get down, but otherwise your only other 'hitchhiking' ...


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The answer to this is: Fairly. I didn't use a colectivo in the end myself - for our group and distance, a Taxi only cost 30 MXN more. The walk from the highway is real, but probably only 500m - 800m or so. There is a sidewalk on the highway overpass (if you need to get to/from that side of the road). Once over the highway there is a footpath seperated from ...


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The Mexican consulate in San Francisco says that you do not need a visa as long as you have valid and unexpired USA visa (or permanent residence). Other nationalities, Non-US Permanent Residents. Starting May 1st, 2010, all those foreign nationals, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico for tourist, business or transit matters won't need a ...


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You can't get a Mexican passport unless you are Mexican citizen. Generally speaking, for travel you need a government issued identification document with your photo - a passport any passport qualifies for this. Depending on the flight, you may also provide other forms of identification in lieu of the passport (for example, a driver's license is accepted on ...


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Another rule of thumb while traveling in Mexico is do NOT flaunt wealth eg expensive jewelry, wristwatch etc. It's not if but only when it is taken from you. It's also a good idea to carry a "throwaway wallet". A wallet with old license, business cards etc.with approx. 3-400 pesos (20- 30 $usd) for any encounters with bandidos. Unlikely but it does happen.



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