Mexico travel guide
Mexico's Native American heritage and a distinct Spanish flavour make it a vibrant, colourful and unique destination. Its varied terrain ranges from cactus-studded deserts to white sandy beaches and blue waters, tropical rainforest and jungle-clad hills to steep rocky canyons and narrow gorges, and from snow-capped volcano peaks to huge, bustling cities. The extraordinary history of the country is visible in the ancient Mayan temples strewn across the jungles, the ruins of Aztec civilisations, rural indigenous villages, Spanish colonial cities, silver mining towns, and traditional Mexican ports.
Since the height of the Mayan and Aztec civilisations, Mexico has suffered the destructive force of the Conquistadors, European colonial rule, civil and territorial wars, rebellions, dictatorships, recessions and earthquakes. Despite all this, Mexico's people are warm and friendly, much of the countryside remains unspoilt by development, and its cities have a unique blend of architecture. Mexican Buildings display a striking combination of colonial and pagan architecture, blending together Art Nouveau, Baroque, Art Deco and Native American design in churches and public structures. The country's culture is a similar blend of the traditional and modern, where pagan meets Christian in a series of festivals, or fiestas, throughout the year.
Besides a combination of unique culture and fascinating cities, Mexico also has several hundred miles of coastline extending down through both the Pacific and the Caribbean, which has branded the country as an extremely popular beach resort destination. Resort cities such as Acapulco, Cancun and those of the Baja California peninsula are vacation havens. The countryside enclosing these summer retreats is also rich in archaeological treasures with pyramids, ruins of ancient cities and great stone carvings of ancient gods standing as testament to a country once ruled by the Aztecs and Mayans.
Despite recent reports of drug wars and safety issues Mexico remains a hugely popular and predominantly safe tourist destination. Violence linked to the drug cartels is widespread but seldom aimed at tourists and generally does not spill over into the resort areas.
Mexican currency is the Mexican Peso (MXN), divided into 100 centavos. Credit cards are widely accepted, particularly Visa, MasterCard and American Express. ATMs are available in most cities and towns and are the most convenient way to get money, but for safety reasons should only be used during business hours and vigilance is advised. Although many businesses will accept foreign currency (particularly US Dollars) it is best to use pesos. Foreign currency can be exchanged at one of many casas de cambio (exchange houses), which have longer hours and offer a quicker service than the banks.
Language : Spanish is the official language in Mexico. Some English is spoken in tourist regions.
Electricity : 110-120 volts, 60Hz. Two-pin flat blade attachment plugs are standard.
Entry Requirements :
US citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required, for stays of up to 180 days.
British citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required for holders of British passports endorsed British Citizen, British National (Overseas) or British Subject, nor for holders of a valid visa for the USA, for stays of up to 180 days.
Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required, for stays of up to 180 days.
Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required, for stays of up to 180 days. Note that visa exemptions apply to holders of an APEC Business Travel Card, provided that the card is valid for travel to Mexico (i.e. endorsed with "MEX" on its reverse side).
South African citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is required. Note that visa exemptions, for stays of up to 180 days, apply to holders of a valid visa for the USA, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom or a Schengen Member State.
Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required, for stays of up to 180 days.
New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mexico. A visa is not required, for stays of up to 180 days. Note that visa exemptions apply to holders of an APEC Business Travel Card, provided that the card is valid for travel to Mexico (i.e. endorsed with "MEX" on its reverse side).
Passport/Visa Note :
All foreign passengers to Mexico must hold a Mexico Visitor's Permit (FMM), which is issued free of charge, and obtainable from airlines, Mexican Consulates, Mexican international airports, and border crossing points. As part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), all travellers transiting through the United States are required to present a passport, or other valid travel document, to enter or re-enter the United States. Foreign passengers to Mexico should ensure that their passports and other travel documents are in good condition - even slightly torn passports will not be accepted. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.
Travel Health :
Those entering Mexico from an infected area require a yellow fever certificate. There are no vaccination requirements for visitors to Mexico, however visitors should take medical advice if travelling outside the major tourist areas. A malaria risk exists in some rural areas, but not on the Pacific and Gulf coasts, and dengue fever is on the increase. Vaccinations are recommended for hepatitis A and typhoid. Travellers who may come into close contact with animals and may be at risk of bites should consider a rabies vaccination.
Sensible precautions regarding food and water should be followed and visitors are advised to be cautious of street food and stick to bottled water. Medical facilities are basic, so comprehensive medical insurance is recommended. As medicines may be in short supply in certain areas travellers should consider taking along prescription medications, in their original packaging, and accompanied by a signed and dated letter from a doctor detailing what it is and why it is needed.
Note: Zika is a risk in Mexico. Because Zika infection in a pregnant woman can cause serious birth defects, women who are pregnant should not travel to Mexico.
Tipping is customary in Mexico for almost all services as employees are not paid sufficient hourly wages and often rely on tips. Waiters and bar staff should be tipped 10 to 15 percent if a service charge hasn't already been added to the bill. The American custom of tipping 15 to 20 percent is practiced at international resorts, including those in Los Cabos.
Safety Information :
There is a risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks in public places. Crime is high in Mexico, especially in Mexico City, where robberies and muggings are prevalent. Travellers should avoid displays of wealth and be particularly vigilant on public transport, at stations and tourist sites. Only use authorised taxi services, from the taxi rank. All bus travel should be in daylight hours and if possible it is advisable to travel first class. Women travelling on their own should be alert, especially in tourist areas, as a number of serious sexual assaults have occurred in Cancun recently. Visitors drawing money from cash machines or exchanging money at bureaux de change should do so in daylight hours and be especially vigilant on leaving.
There have been reports of tourists being approached by 'questionnaire agents', who use visitors' personal details to mislead relatives about their well-being, so be cautious. Visitors are advised to be wary of people presenting themselves as police officers attempting to fine or arrest them for no apparent reason, leading to theft or assault; if in doubt ask for identification, and, if possible make a note of the officer's name, badge number and patrol number. The practice is most common in Cancun where increasing numbers of motorists in rental cars have been stopped and threatened with imprisonment if an immediate fine is not paid.
Recent reports of the drug cartel wars in Mexico may seem alarming to tourists travelling to Mexico, however most of this violence is concentrated along the border between Mexico and the United States. The violence is generally between drug cartels and law enforcement agents and tourists are generally unaffected provided they keep to tourist zones and do not travel to the affected areas. Having said that, travellers should research possible dangers before setting off.
Hurricanes may affect the coastal areas between June and November.
Local Customs :
Mexicans are not impatient and do not appreciate impatience in others, so travellers should expect opening hours and public transport times to be flexible and laid back. Mexicans are friendly and hospitable people and courteous behaviour and polite speech in return is greatly appreciated. Travellers should also note that it is common for Mexicans to communicate closer than one arm's length from each other and that it is not an attempt to be forward.
Professionals looking to do business in Mexico will find that the North American country is a friendly, hospitable place. Successful, productive business relationships are invariably built on personal trust and familiarity between individuals. In Mexico, business is ideally conducted face-to-face, and among people who know and trust each other. Although many Mexican businessmen speak perfect English, Spanish is the official language of business in Mexico - and learning a few choice words and phrases will go a long way toward ingratiating yourself with your new associates.
Although management structures in Mexico remain hierarchical (and at worst, they can even be a little paternalistic), business etiquette in Mexico is marked by a combination of formality and real warmth, friendliness, and openness between individuals. Use titles ('Señhor' and 'Señhora') until specifically instructed not to do so, but do not shrink away from engaging in personal discussions with your colleagues. Remember, in Mexico, your qualifications, expertise and work experience - as important as they are - will not serve you as well as your ability to develop personal relationships with your associates. Business meetings must be scheduled in advance, and then confirmed a few days before they are due to take place. Meetings often begin with some small talk to encourage people to get to know each other - and will proceed at the pace determined by the important role-players present. Even though executive company decisions are always made by the person in the highest authority, junior employees are encouraged to share their opinions during meetings, and to engage in debate.
Bear in mind that in Mexico it is very rare to hear the word 'No' being used in a direct or confrontational way - bald refusals are seen as rude. The dress code for the Mexican business world is smart and formal, with an emphasis on style. Men wear ties and d
ark colours, and accessories, and the basic assumption is you'll endeavour to look as good as you possibly can! Women also dress smartly and stylishly (business suits are widely worn) - and will often go to work in high heels and make-up. Business hours in Mexico are generally from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (with a 2 or 3 hour siesta in the early afternoon).
The international access code for Mexico is +52. Some US long-distance phone companies have access numbers which can be dialled in order to use your phone card - calls are usually cheaper than direct-dialled calls from a hotel room. If calling internationally from a phone booth use the official TelMex phone booths, as all others charge very high fees. GSM mobile networks cover most of the country, but international roaming costs can be exorbitantly high. Internet cafes are widely available, especially in tourist-orientated areas.
Duty Free :
Travellers to Mexico over 18 years do not have to pay duty on 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 200g tobacco; 3 litres spirits or 6 litres wine; other goods to the value of US$500 if arriving by air, or US$300 if arriving by land are premitted without incurring duty fees. Prohibited goods include narcotics, firearms and used clothing that is not part of your personal luggage. The export of archaeological artefacts is strictly forbidden.
Mexico City International Airport
Location: The airport is situated six miles (10km) east of Mexico City.
Time: Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +52 (0)2482 2424.
Transfer between terminals: Passengers can ride the free Air Train between the two terminals. The general public have to take the public transportation bus between the terminals at a nominal charge.
Getting to the city: The Mexico City Metro subway system links the airport to downtown Mexico City. There are also suburban bus services including Autobuses del Oriente (ADO) and Autobuses Estrella Roja. Some hotels offer a pick-up service; however, it is worth checking their charge as it is generally cheaper to take a taxi.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Avis, Budget and National.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are regulated and passengers can pay in advance at the taxi counter in Arrivals. Authorized taxis are mustard yellow with an aeroplane logo. It takes about 45 minutes to the city centre.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include ATMs, banks, bureaux de change, business facilities, a post office, restaurants, shops, hotel reservations and tourist information.
Parking: Parking at Mexico City International Airport is charged at MXN 44 per hour, up to a limit of MXN 288 per day.
Cancun International Airport
Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from downtown Cancun and 12 miles (20km) from the Hotel zone.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +52 99 8848 7200
Transfer between terminals: A shuttle bus runs between the main entrances of the terminals every 10 minutes.
Getting to the city: Taxis can be used to get to the town. An official taxi company provides services from the airport and can be paid for at the airport. Airport ADO buses leave the airport from all three terminals every 30 to 45 minutes and go to downtown Cancun as well as Playa del Carmen.
Car rental: Major car rental companies are represented at the airport, along with a number of local companies.
Airport Taxis: Official taxis provide services from the airport and can be paid for at the airport just outside the arrivals hall. Taxis go to both Cancun and Playa del Carmen.
Facilities: Cancun airport has all the facilities one would expect at one of the world's mega-airports. Facilities include ATMs, a bureau de change, restaurants, shops, a pharmacy, medical services and tourist information. There are facilities for disabled passengers but those with special needs are advised to contact their airline in advance.
Parking: Parking is available near to each terminal entrance, starting at MXN 28 per hour, up to a maximum of MXN 165 per day.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport
Location: The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Guadalajara.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October)
Contacts: Tel: +52 (0)33 3688 5248.
Transfer between terminals: The second terminal is for cargo only. Passengers should only have to make use of the Passenger Terminal and therefore no transfer should be necessary.
Getting to the city: Many local hotels offer transfers that are cheaper than taxi fares.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Sixt, National, Fox and Europcar.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at both terminals 24 hours a day.
Facilities: There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include ATMs, banks, currency exchange and VIP lounges and tourist information. Disabled facilities are relatively good; those with special needs are advised to contact their airline in advance.
Parking: There is parking available at the airport.
General Juan N. Alvarez International Airport
Location: The airport is situated 14 miles (22km) southeast of Acapulco.
Time: Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April and the second last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +52 (01)744 466 9446.
Getting to the city: Airport shuttles are the safest way to transfer from the airport to the city centre and should be pre-booked. Many local hotels offer shuttle service to guests.
Car rental: Car rental companies Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Thrifty, and Hertz are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available outside the main terminal. Rates are based on a zone system, the type of vehicle, and number of passengers. Passengers can buy tickets at the taxi kiosk.
Facilities: There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other facilities include banks and currency exchange services. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
Parking: Parking is available, costing MXN 30 for the first hour, and MXN 15 for every 30 minutes thereafter. The maximum daily rate is MXN 250.
General Roberto Fierro Villalobos International Airport
Location: Chihuahua International Airport is about 11 miles (18km) from the city.
Time: GMT -7 (GMT -6 from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)
Getting to the city: Taxis are available. Fares depend on destination. There is no public bus servicing the airport. Car rental is also an option.
Car rental: The car rental desks are located inside the terminal building. Booking in advance will result in a lower fee than an on-the-day rental. Companies available at the airport include Avis, Europcar, Greenmotion and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Three taxi companies service the airport. Rates are based on a zone system and the number of passengers. Tickets are available from a counter inside the airport.
Facilities: ATMs are located on the lower level of the main terminal. Other facilities include a shoeshine service, magazine stands, fashion stores, duty-free shopping, local crafts and souvenirs, bars and restaurants.
Parking: Parking lots are open around the clock for rates of MXN 26 for the first hour, and MXN 13 every 30 minutes thereafter. The maximum for a day is MXN 160.
Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport
Location: The airport is located 5 miles (8 km) north of Puerto Vallarta.
Time: Local time is GMT -6 (GMT -5 from first Sunday in April to second last Saturday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +52 (322)221 1298.
Getting to the city: Areomovil taxi transportation is the main source of transport from the airport, as well as combi bus (Colectivo minivan) which charge rates based on the zone of travel. The fare must be paid before departure at a small kiosk located just outside the terminal. Limos.com also provide a service for passengers from the airport. Taxis can be flagged down from the highway and travellers can expect to pay around US$10 to get to Puerto Vallarta. The local bus travels through to Puerto Vallarta at a cost of around 3 Pesos.
Car rental: There are several car rental agencies located in the terminal.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available just outside the terminal and rates are charged based on the zones of travel. Taxis can also be flagged down from and travellers can expect to pay around US$10 to get to Puerto Vallarta.
Facilities: The airport features a bank, a bureaux de change, cash machines, several small shops on the ground level of the airport, duty-free shops, a café, restaurant and a bar.
Parking: There is short-term parking available.
General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
Location: The airport is approximately 15 miles (24km) from Monterrey city centre.
Time: GMT –6 (GMT –5 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)
Transfer between terminals: Complimentary minibus shuttles operate between Terminals A and C every 10 minutes between 5am and midnight. Terminals A and B are within walking distance of each other.
Getting to the city: A new express Skybus service runs between the city and the airport, on luxury buses with premium facilities. Departures from the airport start in the early mornings and run until before midnight, dropping passengers off at Valle Oriente Station on Avenida Lázaro Cardenas. Reservations are advised. Several hotels also offer their own shuttles.
Car rental: Car rental kiosks are located outside the arrivals area in Terminal A. The companies located here include Avis, Alamo, Dollar, Europcar, Greenmotion, Hertz, Payless, Sixt and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: A broad selection of taxis service Monterrey Airport, departing from in front of the terminals. Rates are based on a zone system, and also depend on the kind of vehicle and number of passengers. It takes around 30 minutes to the city centre. Travellers can pre-pay for their fare at kiosks outside the arrivals area in Terminals A and C.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include hotel reservations, currency exchange, regional bus services, airline VIP lounges, a mini market, fashion stores, duty-free shopping, restaurants, gifts shops, bars, coffee shops, a shoeshine service and ATMs.
Parking: Parking is available near each terminal. Short-term parking is MXN 32 for the first hour, and MXN 16 for every 30 minutes thereafter, up to MXN 360 per day. Long-term parking is MXN 58 per three hours, up to MXN 190 per day. Premium parking is available near Terminal B. In all parking lots, payment is made at the Automated Payment machines located near the parking lot exit, and both cash and credit cards are accepted.
Bachigualato Federal International Airport
Location: Culiacan International is located approximately six miles (10km) southwest of the centre of Culiacan city.
Time: GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October).
Transfer between terminals: The secondary terminal is a General Aviation terminal used for private planes and helicopters.
Getting to the city: Visitors should arrange collection with their hotel, take a taxi, or hire a car from one of the reputable car rental companies located in the airport. There is no public transport from the airport.
Car rental: A variety of rental cars are available for hire from desks on the lower floor of the main terminal building. The companies include Advantage, Alamo, Europcar, Budget, and Hertz, among others.
Airport Taxis: Authorised taxi companies Aero Gris and Autotransportistas Fernando Amilpa service the airport. Tickets are available from the taxi kiosk.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include vending machines, ATMs, a bar, magazine stands, fashion stores, and a range of restaurants.
Parking: The parking lot is located directly opposite the main terminal building. The first hour of parking costs MXN 26. After that, it costs MXN 13 per 30 minutes, up to a maximum of MXN 250 per day. Payment can be made with cash or credit card at the parking lot exit.
Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport
Location: The airport is located five miles (8km) from Merida.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 between the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October)
Getting to the city: Authorised taxis or vans connect the airport to the city. There is also a bus service run by ADO.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Hertz, Europcar, National and Exective.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available from the airport.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a bank, currency exchange, shopping (including duty-free shops), restaurants and fast food outlets.
Parking: Parking is available at the airport.
Los Cabos International Airport
Location: The airport is located seven miles (11km) from San José del Cabo city centre.
Time: GMT -7 (GMT -6 between the first Sunday in April and the last Sunday in October)
Transfer between terminals: A shuttle service runs between terminals.
Getting to the city: Shuttles are available at all terminals 24 hours a day. The SuburCabos bus has a stop roughly a five-minute taxi ride away from the airport. The bus route has many stops in San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas; however, the main stop for Cabo San Lucas hotels is at the Puerto Paraiso Mall. Note that the bus will only stop if someone signals for it.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Fox, U-Save, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, National, Alamo and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available to transport passengers to their required destination and can be found at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Taxi stands are open from 7am to 10pm.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a VIP lounge (including a spa, bar and pool tables), restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, shops, ATMs and a bank.
Parking: Parking is available at the airport.
Francisco Sarabia International Airport
Location: The airport is located about three miles (5km) from Torreon city centre.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5, April to end October)
Getting to the city: Many local hotels offer airport shuttles for guests. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental represented at the airport includes Airways, Avis, Europcar, Greenmotion and Sixt.
Airport Taxis: Taxi services are available. Rates are based on a zone system, the type of vehicle and number of passengers. Passengers can buy tickets at the taxi kiosk.
Facilities: Airport facilities include ATMs, car rental, waiting rooms, vending machines, VIP lounges, restaurants and shopping.
Parking: Parking is available at the airport and costs MXN 26 for the first hour and thereafter MXN 13 for every 15 minutes. A daily maximum of MXN 250 is charged.
General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport
Location: The airport is located about three miles (5km) from the city centre, immediately south of the US border.
Time: GMT -8 (GMT -7, mid-March to early November)
Transfer between terminals: In December 2015 a new terminal was opened, on the US side of the border known as theCross Border Xpress or CBX. The two terminals are connected by a bridge.
Getting to the city: Blue-and-white public buses marked 'Plaza Rio' or 'Centro' run to the city centre from outside the airport. International coaches are also available to San Diego and other destinations in Southern California. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Rental cars are available from Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Yellow taxis are plentiful, and will take passengers to central Tijuana (Zona Centro). Fares can be paid in Mexican or US currency. Tickets for authorised taxis can be purchased at ticket machines at terminal exits at a fixed rate.
Facilities: Terminal facilities include VIP lounges, currency exchange, ATMs, shops and a food court.
Parking: There is short-term and long-term parking available at the airport.
Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport
Location: The airport is located nine miles (15km) from Villahermosa city centre.
Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 between April and October)
Getting to the city: Taxi and shuttle services can be arranged on the ground floor of the terminal. Rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Avis, Hertz, Budget and Europcar.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the airport. The ride to the city centre takes about 15 minutes.
Facilities: Facilities are limited, but there is a selection of shops and restaurants.
Parking: Parking is available near the terminal.
The Tropic of Cancer divides Mexico into a tropical south and temperate north, which means that the northern region experiences cooler winter temperatures, whereas the south is hot all year with little seasonal variation. Having said that, Mexico has a wide variety of terrain and things like altitude also affect the weather. The coastal plains and Yucatan Peninsula of the south experience average annual temperatures ranging between 75°F and 82°F (24°C and 28°C). The annual average temperatures in the northern lowlands are somewhat lower, ranging between 68°F and 75°F (20°C and 24°C), mainly because there is greater seasonal variation. The whole country tends to be hot and humid between May and August and is pleasantly warm throughout the year. Rainfall varies widely according to region and terrain, but Mexico does have distinct wet and dry seasons: most of the country experiences a rainy season between late May and mid-October, with significantly less rain the rest of the year. February is the driest month and July is the wettest. Hurricanes are possible between June and November.
The best time to visit Mexico is between November and early May; it is best to avoid the peak summer months (June to August), when it is uncomfortably hot, and the Easter holidays (March and April), when it can get unbearably crowded.
Mexico Tourism Board: +52 55 5278 4200 or
United States Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 5080 2000.
British Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 1670 3200.
Canadian Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 5724 7900.
Australian Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 1101 2200.
South African Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 1100 4970.
Irish Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 5520 5803.
New Zealand Embassy, Mexico City: +52 55 5283 9460.
Mexican Embassy, Washington DC, United States: +1 202 728
Foreign Embassies in Mexico
Mexican Embassy, London, United Kingdom: +44 20 7499 8586.
Mexican Embassy, Ottawa, Canada: +1 613 233 8988.
Mexican Embassy, Canberra, Australia: +61 2 6273 3963.
Mexican Embassy, Pretoria, South Africa: +27 12 460 1004.
Mexican Embassy, Dublin, Ireland: +353 1 667 3105.
Mexican Embassy, Wellington, New Zealand: +64 4 472 0555.
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