When is the Best Time to Visit Mexico?
The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April. And from May to September, most Mexican beach destinations are less busy, as it gets very hot and humid.
If you plan to visit a large city, such as Mexico City, Merida, Oaxaca, anytime of the year is suitable. The best time to visit the Riviera Maya (Cancun, Tulum and Playa del Carmen) is from February to April. These months also tend to see the most amount of sunshine, despite being 'winter', sea temperatures average 26°C (79°F). Along the Caribbean coast, the hurricane season runs from September to early November.
Is Tourist Visa Required for Mexico Tours?
All tourists travelling to Mexico need Mexico tourist card, but not all needs a visa. The Mexican tourist card is not a visa and it is obtained by filling in a multiple immigration form (FMM). This form can be either completed online before departure or at the airport you are arriving in Mexico. It will be stamped by Mexican immigration upon entering Mexico and must be kept until your departure.
Citizens of the US, EU, Canada, the UK, Australia and New Zealand do not need a visa, but only need to obtain a tourist card. For other nationals, it is suggested to check details with local Mexican Embassy.
What are the Popular Destinations in Best Tours of Mexico?
The popular destinations are vibrant Mexico City, amazing Maya sites of Chichen Itza, spectacular Sumidero Canyon, prosperous Riviera Maya region (Cancun, Tulum and Playa del Carmen), cultural Chiapas, colonial city Oaxaca, etc.
How to Get to and Travel Around Mexico?
Most tourists choose to fly into Mexico City or Cancun. These two cities are busy with major international and domestic flights. In Mexico, the land vehicle transport is still the current main transfer way between neighboring cities. For distant cities, flights are always the priority choice to travelers. The railways are relatively limited.
Do I Need to Tip?
Yes. Tipping is expected in most parts of Mexico. For guides and drivers, it is recommended to tip around USD10 per day for the guide and USD5 per day for the driver during private Mexico tours. Also, you can decide the final amount if your guide and driver's services meet or exceed your expectations.
Do I Need to Purchase Travel Insurance before Travelling to Mexico?
Yes. All tourists are recommended to purchase travel insurance before the start of their tour. To avoid any unexpected loss due to weather, nature, travel insurance is an essential part for the tour.