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While a quick search shows a few around the Colonia Roma area, if you want to be sure about the legality of one that's recognised in the United States as well (and I don't know what the rules are there), then the best bet may be to use the Notary Services available at the US Embassy in Mexico City. Notarial Services and Appointments Notary services are ...


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Correos de México, run by Sepomex, is the national postal service if you're sending a postcard. They have an office in the domestic arrivals area of Terminal 1. Walk to the planta baja (ground floor) and look for the pink sign in Sala/Hall A, close to Puerta 2 — they sell color postcards there too. Happy Travels! Post office at Terminal 1, domestic ...


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Don't know of a single person that's had a problem on the subway/metro. You grab it from Terminal 1, it's 5 pesos. Almost everyone that works at the airport takes this bus into the city. Foreign travelers forget that not everyone that goes to the airport takes a limo. Some people like the #4 metrobus because it has security surveillance and usually an ...


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From Wikipedia: The center of this former village is the main square or garden officially called the “Plaza de la Constitución” but better known as the “Jardín Principal” (Main Garden). You can then look it up in Google Maps to get its latitude and longitude, specifically 19.289 W, 99.167 N. The surrounding buildings match those in Wikipedia, e.g. ...


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You are not the first to use this type of hack and there do now exist websites to provide this service for just a few dollars: Flyonward books you onward tickets for 10 USD and automatically cancels them after 48h (you can ask for a quote if you need more than 48h). Onwardlflights does the same for 7 USD but I don't see how long they take until ...


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I took (pretty much) that exact trip last week at a bit later time, and didn't feel the slightest bit in danger. The metro is crowded with all kinds of normal folks. You can't beat 5 pesos for transportation that far, and it shouldn't vary much with traffic etc. You should be able to get a seat for many of the stops since the University is at the end of the ...


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Believe me, you have better odds of being safe in the Metro than taking a taxi/metrobus and it will be faster & cheaper than any of the other options. You can get around by taking one of the regulated taxis as @hippietrail suggests, however in Mexico City you HAVE to take the metro at some point, so there's pretty much two options: take it now or take it ...


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Long-haul buses between major Mexican and US cities are feeling the pinch of the ULCC airlines like Volaris, I'm not sure if there are any direct lines at the moment. Alternatively you could ride from DF over to Guadalajara on Primera Plus, Elite or some other line. From Guadalajara there there are several companies that go straight up to LA: TAP Royal's ...


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A large suitcase is usually acceptable. (Although at times - there may simply be no space) There should be no real problems in terms of your bag being allowed, but it is recommended you do not take luggage. There are endless stories of pickpockets, stealing etc, so bear in mind that any luggage you take is at your own risk. For a safer option, I would ...


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A taxi, particularly if you have luggage. It might take longer than the metro because Mexico city is often congested but you, your child and luggage will get all delivered point-to-point. The metro is definitely cheaper though and there are children using it all the time. Any bags that you take from the airport station into the metro will get inspected ...


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I've now been to the Chinese consulate in Mexico City twice. There is no separate timetable for when the consulate accepts visa applications in comparison to its opening hours generally. So you can lodge a visa application during the whole 4-hour period from 9am to 1pm. In practice I find the office may close 10 minutes or so early. My passport photo ...


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@neubert covered the flight schedule. If your question is whether you need an airport transit visa, you do not (the tags suggest it's at least part of the question). Even if Indian citizens would generally need one (and that's not the case in Amsterdam, even though it is for France or Germany), holding a valid US visa would exempt you from this requirement ...


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There are at least two mail / courier centers at the airport: Aeroflash - Terminal 1, lower level (PB) Sepomex - Terminal 1, lower level (PB


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Since you haven't told us where you are, I'll assume you're somewhere else within or near by Mexico City. Your best bet will be a taxi. Public transport (buses and trains) don't start until 4:30am or later: Metro (trains) Monday thru Friday from 5:00 to 24:00 hrs. Saturdays 6:00 to 24:00 hrs. Sundays and Holidays 7:00 to 24:00 hrs. ...


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This is of course a question which is probably answerable best by experience, but since I think something is always better than nothing, here's a list of all the currency exchanges (In Spanish) on Benito Juarez Airport. There is also an interactive map on the airport website which shows a list of banks and currency exchanges. They are mostly nearby, so I ...


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A recent report compared busking in cities around the world, finding Dublin to be the most receptive to buskers. Mexico City, however, not so much: Mexico City was named the least encouraging city in the report, where busking is illegal and could lead to imprisonment. So based on that, I'd very much recommend that they do NOT attempt busking in Mexico....


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That'd be the one mentioned on Wikitravel: Museo del Calzado (Shoe Museum), Bolivar 27, 1st Floor. Private collection of old shoes from the 18th, 19th and 20th century. The museum belongs to the shoe store "El Borcegui", established in 1865 and still selling shoes today. I found a blog from 2008 (with a comment in 2009) also about going there. And ...


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Apparently it is just a shoe shop that has a small "museum". It is at Bolívar 27, Col. Centro Histórico. By the way, this is the (different) place that Google Maps gives:


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You can enter the US with only your green card; a passport is not required. As for entering Mexico: Timatic, the database which airlines use to verify passenger travel documents, states that you need both the passport and green card, but the passport only needs to be valid on the day you arrive. The relevant bits: Passport required. Passports ...


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The airline agents collect the form from all foreign passengers at the gate for the international leg. My experience is that they look at the card when you check in and attach it to your international boarding pass, but they don't actually collect it until you get on the plane to leave Mexico.


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It turns out that Office Depot Mexico is open on public holidays and their closest branch was only 8 minutes walk from my hostel. I paid 10 pesos for use of a computer for 15 minutes (the minimum time) and then 8 more pesos to print out 7 or 8 pages. In Mexico, Office Depot's open hours for most branches are: Monday to Friday, from 8:00 am to 10.00 pm ...


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Depending on your location and conduct, Enteric-type fevers can range in incidence from about 1 in a 1000 to about 1 in 100,000 visits. The disease is spread by fecal contamination from an infected human. You can get it if you eat food prepared by an infected person. If you eat food that only you prepare your chance of being exposed to the bacteria is close ...


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You could wear a hidden pocket, travel or money belt (some of which are waterproof). Depending on your accommodations during the trip, consider those that offer in-room safes and, if not available in room, check what ‘behind the desk’ storage provisions are available. Many hostels offer lockers; if you haven’t brought your own padlock, some have them ...


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Mexico City has a vast underground network. Paseo de la Reforma is a long street, but if it's the circle I think, the closest stop would be Sevilla served by line 1, which takes you to Pino Suarez, near the historical centre


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If you book a return ticket, your return trip will be cancelled as soon as you miss the MEX-GDL segment of your flight. If there are irregular operations on the day of your trip, you may be rerouted on a different route. Your ticket is from Santiago to Guadalajara, not to Mexico City, so if LATAM couldn't route you through Mexico City for some reason, they ...


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I just found out about another service online which is totally free of charge, returnFlights.net An Iraqi guy who lives in Germany told me that he's been using it recently without problems. The site has a form you fill out with flight details you fond yourself. It lists some points you should follow too: Do not fly back to your country. ...


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Sorry I didn't see this at the time, but for anyone interested in sending post cards from Mexico, I will record my experience with this. I will qualify it by saying that my experiences with the Mexican postal service are not recent, and it's possible that by some miracle, postal service in Mexico has completely changed since I lived there. My experience ...


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Sure. Aeromexico and KLM both have direct flights to Mexico City from Amsterdam. eg. Flight AM6501 and Flight KL685


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Parkopedia shows a bunch of public parkings around the address you provided (prices are in local currency MXN). Indeed, parking seems to a be a profitable business in Mexico City. The ones showing prices on them have been reviewed by community members, whilst the greyed-out ones have not. In my opinion a safe parking is one that is underground/off-the-street,...


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Having been there myself - and visited historical sites and museums - I can tell you that it is quite safe. I had no issues, but obviously you need to be careful ( alert to your surroundings) and apply commonsense (e.g., don't leave your bag unattended and don't display lots of jewellery). I found people there very helpful. The large police presence in the ...


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