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

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Taking two cars to Tijuana from San Diego

Can I take two cars from San Diego to Tijuana at the same time? Driving one and pulling the 2nd. Both are under my name, I have US and Mexican Nationality. Family reunion in TJ need 2 cars.
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Can I go to Mexico with a J-1 visa right before it expires?

I have a US J-1 visa that will expire on July 20th. I want to go to Mexico before I go back to my country on July 17th for 3 weeks. Will I be able to enter Mexico?
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Do you have to print the FMM when crossing into Mexico overland?

I'm traveling to Tijuana soon overland and will obtain an FMM as per the legal requirement. However its no clear if there's an obligation to actually print it out or if I can show it on my phone. Do ...
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Is it possible to get a rapid anti-gen Covid test at Mexico City International Airport

Is it possible to get a rapid anti-gen Covid test at Mexico City International Airport? If so: Where is the test center located in the airport? Is it open 24/7? Do they provide a certificate that is ...
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Mexican vaccine certificate to enter the EU

Mexican vaccine certificates contain only the name of the vaccine (e.g. Astrazeneca / Pfizer) and not where it was produced. The EU offers entry exemptions to "fully vaccinated travellers from ...
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Can one fly from Tijuana to Morelos Mexico with greencard? [duplicate]

My father is very old and he's ready to go back home to Morelos but he doesn't have a lot of time to get a passport. He only has a green card and birth certificate. He has the till the end of March ...
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Can one use the Sentri car lane when entering the USA from Mexico by bicycle?

I have Global Entry. If the answer is specific to the port of entry, then I'm mostly interested in the ports of entry in San Diego.
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Family holiday to Florida 9 days then onto Mexico for 5 days.. Have we wrongly applied for transit?

We are now worried that we have wrongly completed our Esta's as we clicked yes for transit and now thinking we may have got this wrong. We will have proof that we booked 2 nights in Hard Rock hotel, ...
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Can't passengers of a car going through a Sentri lane bring their own luggage?

I read on https://expediteq.com/index.php?option=com_sppagebuilder&view=page&id=18 (mirror): A car can only use the SENTRI lane if all passengers (including children and infants) have a valid ...
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Covid test requirements for teens/children, when crossing by land into the US from Mexico

In November 2021 the US/Mexico border re-opened for fully vaccinated non-essential travelers. According to this page there is no testing requirement if crossing into the US by land. However, the &...
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Where can one see the border waiting time in real time or historical data, for people queuing from the US to Mexico?

The US CBP provides a convenient online resource that gives the border waiting time in real time, for people queuing from Mexico/Canada to the US, either by car or by foot: https://bwt.cbp.gov/ Is ...
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Why is there a line of parked cars at the left of the general lane in Otay Mesa Port of Entry?

I saw a line of parked cars in the general lane in Otay Mesa Port of Entry (from Mexico to the US) in early January at night (ca. 4 am). The left lane in the following picture shows the parked car: ...
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I've been given only 65 days tourist visa to Mexico but my return flight is 9 days later... should I rebook or risk being fined 40 dollars per day?

Stupidly, I have not filled out the form online which gives you automatic 6 months stay and was given only 65 days which I did not check and now I have to rebook a low cost return flight which will ...
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How does the "delivery of baggage in connection" work with VivaAerobús?

I saw a "delivery of baggage in connection" desk with VivaAerobús at MEX airport. How does it work? Is it to retrieve one's checked in luggage during a layover or stopover? If so, does one ...
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Can one use the Emergency WiFi network at Mexico City International Airport (MEX) airport if no disaster is ongoing?

I read on https://aeropuerto-mex.com/en/faqs/ (mirror): Is there free WiFi Internet access? The CDMX WiFi network service is free and for an unlimited time in AICM [=MEX airport] in the boarding ...
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Are hard items heavier than 2 kg forbidden to be placed in carry-on luggage in flights within Mexico?

I have the following massager that I sometimes bring in my carry-on luggage: Product dimensions: 4 x 5 x 5 inches. Weight: 4.2 Pounds. Massagers are in the list of permitted items for the TSA (https:...
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When flying with Volaris, what difference does it make between flying to TIJ or TJX?

In searching flights with Volaris, the destinations offered include "Tijuana TIJ" and "Tijuana Cross-Border Xpress TJX". What is the difference between these? Screenshot example:
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Why would a "flexibility" option for a flight ticket be only available to the residents of the country where the flight is happens?

I was looking at some Volaris tickets for a flight within Mexico, and read that their "flexibility" option is only available to residents of Mexico. What could explain such a limitation?
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Where is the "Additional Parking" at the Cross Border Xpress (CBX, on the San Diego side)?

I read on https://www.crossborderxpress.com/en/parking: Additional Parking - $15 USD Where is the "Additional Parking" in CBX? At first I thought the "Additional Parking" may be ...
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Can Vietnamese with emergency visa waiver enter Mexico?

I am Vietnamese and enter the US on the emergency visa waiver, B2, due to early coming before my effective day of H1B. I am wondering if I can travel to Mexico by land without a visa with this visa/...
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Travel by land to Mexico and return to the US

I am holding the visa waiver B2, this was on the emergency waiver (I-193, valid to enter the US but I am not sure if this can be seen as a real visa) as I arrived a month earlier for my H1B. One of ...
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Direct bus options from San Antonio, TX to Monterrey, NL Mexico?

Are there any nonstop or faster bus options from San Antonio, TX to Monterrey, NL Mexico? There's Greyhound but they stop at both Laredo and Nuevo Laredo, increasing the travel time significantly.
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Traveling by plane within Mexico without a passport

I have permanent residency in Mexico, my FM 3 visa, however my passport is expired. Can I still board a domestic flight using my FM 3 visa? My flight is from Guadalajara to Puebla.
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I'm an American citizen who wishes to fly from Tijuana to Guadalajara. Can I actually complete this flight solely with a U.S. Passport Card?

A few years ago, I travelled with my father from Tijuana to Guadalajara after using the CBX to get into Mexico from San Diego. At that point, I only had a U.S. passport card and NO passport book, and ...
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Does any passenger train go between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro?

I see on Google Maps a train track between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro: Does any passenger train go between the United States and Mexico via San Ysidro?
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Is there a limit on how full of items a car is to be allowed to drive from Mexico to the United States via Sentri lanes, and if so, what's the limit?

I drove the same car with the same content two days in a row from Mexico to the US via the same border crossing and the same lane (Sentri, as I have a Global Entry card). I was sent to secondary each ...
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Does a picture of one's proof of automobile registration suffice to enter Mexico by car, or does have to present the physical orginal paper?

When driving from the US to Mexico, according to https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/us-mexicoborder.html: Travelers should be sure to enter Mexico with valid proof of ...
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What is the safest transportation option in Cancun?

I am organizing a trip to Cancun with my family (Wife + 2 kids) to spend the Christmas vacations there, however, I am interested in acquiring a safe option to transport us, we will be staying 3 days ...
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Travelling to Mexico with an Italian carta di soggiorno illimitata

I am a Pakistani citizen with an Italian carta di soggiorno illimitata (Polizia di Stato). I would like to travel to Mexico for tourism purposes. I don't have a visa; is it possible to travel without ...
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Which Mexican law or regulation restricts entry from the US to Mexico via the land border?

Traveling from Mexico to the US is restricted by this notification issued by the DHS and continually extended every month. However I can't seem to find an exact law restriction land border travel to ...
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Travel immediately after swearing in as a US citizen?

My brother-in-law is a UK citizen who just passed his US citizenship interview. They scheduled his oath ceremony for late August, and he has flights to Mexico booked for late October, so he wouldn't ...
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Does J1 visa make me an "essential traveller"?

Situation: I am a Mexican citizen currently living in the US with a valid J1 work visa as an exchange scholar. My DS-2019 has been extended until 2022 and my visa expires at the end of August this ...
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Re-entering USA multiple times in a month using a B1/B2 visa [duplicate]

I want to visit USA from Bangladesh using my B1/B2 visa. After exploring the west coast of USA, I want to visit Vancouver in Canada from USA. After the trip to Canada, I want to return to USA and take ...
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Different airlines, same destination, same day—can I check in at both?

OK so I booked with JetBlue then saw that their historical performance for this flight is horrendous (flightstats.com). I then booked another flight an hour later with American Airlines. I thought, ...
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Travel to Mazatlan from Monterrey, do I need a passport?

I have recently been told we need to go Mazatlán and I live in Texas so we are going to take a bus from Laredo to Monterrey. I do not have a book passport but I do have a passport card. Will I be able ...
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Can Brazil residence permit holder enter Schengen area without visa?

Citizens of Brazil can enter the area visa free (90 days within a 180-day period). But not sure about residents of Brazil. If you don't know the answer, you can reply for Argentina or Mexico since I ...
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Travel to Mexico from India

I want to travel to Mexico from India. I have a valid F-1 visa for USA.. Do I need to apply for any visa? Do I need to pay any kind of fee? Do I need to fill any form to travel to mexico
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Good and stable internet in Mexico

I do some work/research online for which I need fast and stable internet. I need to make video calls, download and upload data frequently, access remote servers etc. I am currently located in Tulum, ...
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Can I fly from the US to Mexico without a passport?

I have a family emergency and need to travel from San Diego CA to Zacatecas Mexico. I am 28 and do not have a passport. Can I travel by airplane with just my birth certificate or ID? My 2 yr old will ...
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Entering the United States on a return ticket from Mexico under the VWP

I am a UK citizen intending to travel to the United States via Mexico in order to see my fiancee. I will spend the necessary fourteen days there before traveling onward to the US in order to ...
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COVID air restrictions within Mexico?

If denied boarding for a flight to USA from Jalisco or Sinaloa, what are the current restrictions on a flight from either of those states, or Nayarit, to TIJ for a land crossing? I know it could ...
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Can one walk into Mexico from the US with a US green card and without a passport?

I am a French citizen and a US lawful permanent resident. Is it possible to enter Mexico with a US green card and without a passport via the US <-> Mexico land border on foot? I am reading some ...
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Forced Physical Quarantine at US Southern Border?

I have to believe that USCIS has the facilities to physically quarantine someone if they had a real serious disease like the small pox, active TB, hemorrhagic fever, or bubonic plague. But today we ...
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Mexico, Transit without Visa, does this count as double transit on stopover?

This is related to my last question: Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN) TK181 flight goes in a triangular pattern: Istanbul (IST) to Mexico City (MEX) to ...
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Confused about this stop over - Turkish airlines - Istanbul (IST) to Cancun (CUN)

The route is a direct flight: 02/05 21:35 IST to 02/06 8:25 CUN (18h 50m) with a "Stopovers (No Connecting Flight) for Mexico City, Mexico Benito Juarez International Airport (1h 30m)". What ...
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Mexican Visa required for short tourist visa for Sri Lankan National?

For a Sri Lankan national, is a mexican visa required or just the FMM only? This will be for a short tourist stay for about 30 days and we will travel by plane. I searched online and found confusing ...
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Traveling to Canada or Mexico with a criminal record

I’ve been wondering for a while if it’s possible to travel to Canada or Mexico from the US if you have a criminal record? I’m looking at booking some travel but can’t seem to get a straight answer on ...
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Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or heavy luggage)?

Is it possible to go through the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) as a pedestrian without taking any stair (e.g., in case of wheelchair or ...
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Can I travel to Mexico to enter the USA as a British Citizen

I am a British citizen who is trying to enter the USA to visit my girlfriend in Boston. Would it be possible for me to fly from the UK to Mexico, reside there for two weeks (working remotely from an ...
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What is this parking lot next to the Otay crossing between Mexico and the United States?

I see a parking lot next to the Otay crossing (one of three ports of entry (POE) in the San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan region) on https://www.google.com/maps/@32.5515469,-116.9389443,18.25z?hl=en: ...
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