Skip to Content

Temporary Import Permit for Mexico (TIP) Explained

In order to drive a foreign plated vehicle in Mexico, you may need to obtain a temporary import permit (TIP). Whether or not you need this document depends on where you plan to drive in Mexico. This guide outlines who needs a TIP explains and how to get one, step-by-step. I’ll also answer some frequently …

Read More about Temporary Import Permit for Mexico (TIP) Explained

How to Visit Ciudad del Este by Bus and Ferry

Traveling from Puerto Iguazu to Ciudad del Este is pretty straightforward. There are two ways to make this trip. You can take a ferry or take the bus. You can travel directly between Argentina and Paraguay by taking a ferry across the Paraná River. If you take the bus, you’ll have to travel through Foz …

Read More about How to Visit Ciudad del Este by Bus and Ferry

The FMM for Mexico Explained: How to Get a Tourist Permit

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 for Mexico. I’ll explain what the FMM tourist permit is, how to get it, how …

Read More about The FMM for Mexico Explained: How to Get a Tourist Permit

How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 9 Options

Proof of onward travel is becoming a common and annoying travel requirement. An increasing number of countries are requiring that you show a valid ticket out of the country before you’re allowed to enter or even board your flight. This proves that you intend to leave the country and not overstay your tourist visa. While …

Read More about How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 9 Options

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 …

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

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. …

Read More about The Africa Visa Guide

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. …

Read More about How to Travel Between Belize City and Cancun By Bus