Hop in your car and go for road trip across Sourthern Mexico.
Mexico has been becoming more and more popular for a few years … but still has hidden gems for you to discover.
Nature, parties and festivals, the country of Guacamole has many différents aspects to discover … And the best way to do so is to go see it for yourself ! The country has a very diverse culture, a beautiful heritage, many Maya monuments as well as an rich wildlife and flora. The Mexican landscape perfectly blends forests, waterfalls and endless beaches.
Dive deep into Mexican history, sombrero on your head, and go explore the many archeological Aztec sites. Don’t forget to take the time to relax and sunbath on a beach and be sure to taste the delicious authentic Mexican food.
Ready for adventure ? Let’s go !
There are many national holidays and festivals all year long :
We speak Mexican !
Well not really, because you know … Mexican is not a language ! But Spanish is, so for thés who took Spanish in high school it’s finally time to put it to use !
But if you skipped Spanish classes or took french, don’t worry English is also widely spoken.
Spanish 101 :
The official currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN). Better get a money converter on your phone so you can manage your expenses more easily.
If you need to exchange some money, you will find many exchange offices in big cities. You can also exchange your money in Mexican banks. Credit/debit card are not usually accepted, so be sure to have cash at all times.
Be sure to warn your bank that you are traveling so that they won’t block your card for suspect abroad transactions.
You could rent a car to get around Mexico and have more independence but using the bus is highly recommended.
If you want to rent a car, you will need to be at least 21 years old and have had your diver’s licence for over a year. You will be asked to show a valid diver’s licence, passport and credit/debit card.
If you are younger than 25 years old, some companies might make you pay a “young driver” ‘s fee.
If you were wondering what side the steering wheel is on, it’s on the left side and Mexican drive on the right side of the road. Be careful when driving, Mexicans are not known for being the best drivers.
If you plan on staying longer than 6 months, you will need a VISA. They start at 3050 MXN.
If you need to join / go to you embassy while in Mexico, go to this website for the address, phone number, email address and website : https://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-in/mexico
In case of emergency, call : 108 (firefighters, police, medical assistance)
Here are different platforms to book your trip from.
Car rentals :