Documents: To enter Mexico, the European citizen must present a passport that is valid for at least three months when entering the country. A personal passport is also mandatory for children and minors.
Visa: not necessary for tourist stays of less than three months. Visas may be required for citizens of some countries.
For the documents needed to travel to Mexico we always recommend checking the official website of the country.
MEXICO: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Healthcare: Mexican public facilities are rather poor, it is better to rely on private hospitals. Health and travel insurance that guarantees medical expenses is strongly recommended. These insurances cost a few tens of euros and make the trip more peaceful in every respect.
Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required.
MEXICO: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialing code for Mexico is 0052.
Mobile Phones: In Mexico, mobile phones use both the AMPS and GSM networks. Signal coverage is vast.
Mobile operators: Telcel, Movistar, Lusacell and Nextel.
Internet: The Mexican internet is widespread. There are many internet points present in most Mexican cities and towns. In addition, many hotels offer free internet access to their customers.
MEXICO: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: In Mexico the electric current is 127 Volts 60 Hz.
Electrical outlets: In Mexico, the classic North American power plugs and sockets are used. That is, type A and B power plugs and sockets. To use European electrical appliances, a standard lamella type adapter is required.
MEXICO: CURRENCY AND BANKS
Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN), divided into 100 centavos.
Banks: Credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Citibank, Diners Club) are accepted in major cities and tourist locations. The banks are open from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 13.00 and on Saturdays from 10.00 to 13.00. The exchange offices have opening hours from Monday to Saturday from 9 to 17.