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Mexico international travel guide

Landscape view of Mexico

Mexico 🇲🇽

Mexico is part of North America with main city at Mexico City. It's usually 🌤️ 23.70 °C in Mexico with a rainfall of 🌧 38.74 mm. Tipping is expected in Mexico since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Mexico is on average 5.9 Mbps. In Mexico you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 122M people. The main currency is Mexican Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines (local name: cajero automático or caja permanente) are common in Mexico. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~23.70 °C   🌧 ~38.74 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 122M people
Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Reconsider your need to travel
We now advise you reconsider your need to travel to Zacatecas State due to high levels of crime, including kidnapping and extortion. The land border between Mexico and the US has reopened to fully vaccinated travellers only. Periodic closures of Mexico's land borders with Guatemala and Belize may occur. Check with local authorities before crossing the border. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Mexico overall due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Mexico uses 127V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
Money

💱 Currencies Used

Mexico uses the Mexican peso (symbol: $), code MXN.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pesos and 50, 20, 10 and 5 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines (local name: cajero automático or caja permanente) are common in Mexico. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Mexico since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.
Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Mexico is on average 5.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Mexico is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 356.71 MXN, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: AT&T, Movistar or Telcel. Mexico uses GSM mobile networks GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Mexico upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Mexico, dial +, then 52 (the country code for Mexico), then the area code (without the initial 01) and the local number. For local calls within Mexico, start with the area code (with the initial 01). In the case above area code is 222 .
Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Mexico you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on motorways, 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on expressways, 30-70 km/h (18-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal
112
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Fire department
112
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