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Mexico Entry Requirements: Visas, the FMM Visitors Permit, and TIP Explained

Mexico’s entry requirements can be a bit confusing. The system has slightly different sets of rules depending on your citizenship as well as where and how you enter the country. This guide will help you determine whether or not you need a visa to go to Mexico. It also outlines the different types of visas …

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Drinking Water in Mexico: Is Tap Water Safe to Drink?

Upset stomach or traveler’s diarrhea is the most common travel sickness according to the CDC. It’s so common that there is a cliché joke you’ll hear pretty much every time you mention traveling to Mexico. ‘Remember, don’t drink the water!’ or ‘Don’t catch Montezuma’s Revenge!’ This guide answers the question: Is tap water in Mexico …

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How to Fly Out of Tijuana Airport and Use Cross Border Xpress

Flying out of Tijuana Airport (TIJ) is a great way to save money on tickets to Mexico as well as the Caribbean and Central and South America. Thanks to the Cross Border Xpress (CBX) terminal, Tijuana airport is easily accessible from the US side of the border. You don’t even have to enter the city. …

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Living in Mexico: Pros and Cons After 1 Year as an Expat

After spending the past year living in Mexico, I put together this pros and cons list to help you decide whether or not moving to Mexico is the right choice for you. Mexico is a popular choice for American and Canadian expats, digital nomads, and retirees. The country offers a low cost of living, beautiful …

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Healthcare in Mexico for Americans: Visit a Clinic, Go to the Dentist, and Buy Prescriptions in Tijuana

Medical tourism in Mexico is booming. More and more Americans travel across the border for healthcare each year. This guide explains, step-by-step, how to visit a clinic, purchase prescriptions, and visit the dentist in Mexico. I also outline options for more serious medical work such as surgery and cancer treatment. This guide is mostly geared …

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