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Temporary Import Permit for Mexico (TIP) Explained

In order to drive a foreign plated vehicle in Mexico, you may need to get a temporary import permit (TIP). Whether or not you need this document depends on where you plan to drive in Mexico. This guide answers frequently asked questions about the TIP. I’ll explain when you need it, how to get it, …

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The Mexico FMM Tourist Permit Explained

Mexico offers visa-free entry to those who hold passports from countries on its no visa required list. Instead of a visa, tourists must obtain an FMM tourist permit (Forma Migratoria Múltiple). This guide answers frequently asked questions about the FMM tourist permit. I’ll explain what the FMM is, how to get it, how much it …

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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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The Africa Visa Guide

African visas can be a bit tricky. They’re expensive, policies change often, and some require extensive paperwork to obtain. To add to that, visa policies often aren’t completely clear. You may read one thing online then the embassy tells you something completely different. This Africa visa guide outlines the process of researching and obtaining visas. …

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How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 8 Options Including the Fake Ticket Method

Proof of onward travel is becoming a very common and very annoying travel requirement. While on the road, you sometimes find yourself in situations where you simply can’t provide a legitimate onward ticket. Maybe you’re a spontaneous traveler and you don’t know where you’re going next. Maybe you plan to exit the country overland and …

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How to Travel Between Belize City and Cancun By Bus

In this guide, I explain, step-by-step, how to travel between Belize City and Cancun overland by bus. This is an easy trip to make. The service is direct. There is no need to changes buses along the way. How to Buy Tickets Tickets can be purchased at the bus station on the day of travel. …

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