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    • Marinas in Cancún - Hitch a Boat

      Mexico Jan 9, 2015 at 4:28 PM


      I'm looking to hitch a boat (willing to work/pay) from Cancún to Cuba (La Habana I suppose). I'm planning to go to the marinas here in Cancún, leave an ad and talk to as many people as I can, and look for boats who need a crew.

      Do you know which are the marinas in Cancún where I would have the most chances to get a ride?

      Thank you!

    • Information please

      Puerto Aventuras 20 hours ago

      I am going to travel to Puerto Aventuras and I wonder if I can get the following information,
      Is it easy to rent bicycles and golf carts in PA, how much approximately?
      Does any one have information about a condo called Joyol Ha? Can you share some info about this condo?
      Thanks in advance

    • Valentines night

      Cancún Jan 22, 2015 at 1:35 AM

      Does anyone have any suggestions for the best place for valentines night?

    • Travel Sequence

      Guanajuato Jan 2, 2015 at 10:49 AM

      What is the best sequence/timeline for us? We are a couple of young seniors who would like to visit Guanajuato and the San Miguel de Allende areas between March 26 and April 4th.. We would have about 10 days and are more interested in the culture and people than the tourist attractions and noise. Any information on hotels would also be appreciated. We speak limited Spanish. Thank you for your help.

      Jack Caselles

    • Paddle boards

      Playa del Carmen Jan 4, 2015 at 1:03 PM

      Hello. Can you rent and ride paddle boards? Are rentals available on the beach near resorts?

    • Auto insurance for private car in mexico.

      Mexico Jan 2, 2015 at 8:59 PM

      what is a reliable company for car insurance?

    • Does Tulum get a lot of Spring Break traffic during early March?

      Tulum 18 hours ago

      We would love to visit Tulum, and unfortunately will be traveling during Spring Break in the U.S. (second week of March). Knowing that nearby Cancun is a crazy popular Spring Break destination, we'd really like to know before booking whether or not Tulum is still relatively free of the Spring Break madness, or if there will inevitably be tons of drunk college kids everywhere in the Riviera Maya during the second week of March? We understand Tulum is already a popular tourist destination, but we can deal with the normal tourist traffic, but would really prefer to avoid the Spring Break crowd. Any wisdom?

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      a good beach to go to for a few hours from the cruise ship

      Isla Cozumel Jan 26, 2015 at 11:45 PM

      We are coming into Cozumel on a cruise ship. What would be a good beach to go to for the day (we are in port form 8am until 3 pm). we are traveling with our elderly mother, who loves to swim in the ocean. She can't really do a lot of walking around, so we are looking for something that she can enjoy with out tons of walking. Is there a good tour we should do, or would a beach be the best?

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      Any decent breakfast restaurants in Puerto Vallarta?

      Puerto Vallarta Jan 11, 2015 at 4:30 PM

      I'm looking for a good breakfast in the Malecon area of PV

    • Enough to do?

      Akumal Jan 19, 2015 at 7:18 AM

      We are a family of 4... Kids 12 and 14... Is there enough to do in Akumal for a week or should we plan on renting a car to take in the touristy stuff without staying there??

    • day trip to

      Tijuana Jan 1, 2015 at 11:15 AM

      I would like to know where and how to make a day trip to tijuana. Last time we went we didn't get where we needed to be. We want shopping and restaurants. and could we take a bus rather than drive over the boarder.

    • driving from Mexico City to Mérida Yucatan

      Mexico Jan 8, 2015 at 10:31 AM

      Has anyone done this drive? I am interested in any first hand input regarding the drive. I would like tips on good places to stop along the way and any caveats regarding road conditions or security issues.

    • New Travel Warning from US State Dept. I would love your feedback on Mexico travel from experience

      Mexico Jan 4, 2015 at 3:58 PM

      I just read the new travel warning that was released Dec. 24, 2014 on Mexico travel.

      Here is the link to read the warning: . They include La Paz in the warning areas.

      I would love to visit Acapulco, Los Cabos, and La Paz. I am a filmmaker, and would like to consider one or more of these cities/areas for a future production. I would love to hear your experiences if you traveled to either one or more of these places in the past year or few years.

      Now all of us can say that the US has very dangerous places too, especially in large cities, but we still have to take travel warnings seriously and be realistic about the safety of any location included in travel warnings.

      What has been your experience traveling and vacationing in the cities mentioned above, good tips for traveling in these cities, if you feel based on your experience that the caution we are advised to take is over-hyped or too alarmist, and if you feel that there are safer alternatives in Mexico.

      Thank you for your feedback!


    • loreto transportation

      Loreto Dec 30, 2014 at 3:43 PM

      What's the best mode of transportation to and from the airport while staying at Villa Del Palmar. 6 people...shuttle service is $48 round trip per person. Would a taxi be better?

    • 2015 Dates for Senor de Esquipulas in Tenejapa?

      by BMillerOaxaca Online Now Dec 28, 2014 at 9:58 PM

      Does anyone know the dates for the celebration in Tenejapa this year? As it is usually several days, is one day better than another for an outside observer? Also, there is supposed to be a small hotel/hostel in town but I cannot find contact information. Thanks for any help!

    • Dates 2015 for Senor de Esquipulas in Tenejapa Chiapas

      by BMillerOaxaca Online Now Dec 28, 2014 at 7:49 PM

      Does anyone know when Senor de Esquipulas will be observed in Tenejapa this year. I know it will be celebrated over several days: is one day better than another for an outsider to attend? Also there is reputed to be a small hotel or hostal in the town but I cannot find contact information. Thanks to anyone who can provide information!

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      Arriving at 7pm

      by deniferris Online Now Jul 8, 2014 at 3:59 PM

      How does one get to San Cristobal from Tuxtla Gutierres airport?

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2014 at 7:35 AM
    • Maya tour plan question

      by diandianwaiwai Online Now Jun 3, 2014 at 10:37 PM

      Hi there, could you do me a favor? I plan to spend around 4 days around San Cristóbal de Las Casas for Maya ruins, I already book round flight between mexico city and Tuxtla Gutierrez. Palenque, Yaxchilan, Bonampak, Tikal are my real destination.

      Now I'm very comfused which city is the best choose to book hotel? as I will back to Mexico city from Tuxtla Gutierrez. And whether someone can recommend tour agent to book tour plan?

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2014 at 6:31 PM
    • travel from Cancun to San Cristobal de las Casas

      by gabrielle08 Online Now Mar 18, 2014 at 1:56 PM

      We are flying to Cancun and would like to find an economical way to get to San Cristobal de las Casas in May. There are 3 of us and checking the air fares, they seem high. Would it make sense to drive? I understand it's about a twelve hour trip. Are there any interesting places to stop for the night?

      5 Answers May 14, 2014 at 10:22 AM
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      San Cristobal to Belize by bus

      by KadriZ Online Now Jan 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM

      Can anybody tell how to get from San Cristobal to Belize by bus? Is there any night buses? Please send me website where I can find the information.

      2 Answers Jan 8, 2014 at 11:43 PM
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      San Cristobal to Belize by bus

      by KadriZ Online Now Jan 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM

      Can anybody tell how to get from San Cristobal to Belize by bus? Is there any night buses? Please send me website where I can find the information.

      2 Answers Jan 8, 2014 at 10:25 PM
    • what is the best, most centrally located hotel in san cristobal de las cases?

      by almagirl Online Now Sep 24, 2013 at 8:01 AM

      Who can recommend the best most centrally located hotel in San Cristobal de las cases?
      I'm bringing a small group in Feb. for an art and cutlural tour. 14 people.

    • getting from las cristobal to cancun via guatemala

      by mishuta Online Now Aug 24, 2013 at 2:44 AM

      What is the Best road to travel on between las cristobal to cancun via guatemala?

      thank you

      1 Answer Aug 24, 2013 at 1:55 PM
    • Tour guides for touring areas surrounding san cristobal

      by AL5132 Online Now Aug 4, 2013 at 2:25 PM

      I will be visiting san cristobal and would like to do ecoutourism trips in surrounding areas such as Las Nuebes.
      I am looking for a guide that knows the are.
      Thank You

      3 Answers Aug 5, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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      Local tour companies

      by sujane80 Online Now Jun 15, 2013 at 3:30 PM

      I am planning a trip to SC in July by myself and want to take a couple of guided tours of things like the waterfalls and the Mayan ruins - are there local tour companies there who run these all year round?

    • Travel from Mexico City to San Cristobal de Las Casas by bus

      by cotnerca Online Now May 25, 2013 at 5:19 PM

      What bus should I take from Mexico City to San Cristobal de Las Casas? What are the times it usually runs? Is it a safe option or should I take a plane instead? Any advice welcome! :]

      4 Answers May 27, 2013 at 10:22 AM
    • GLBT Community in San Cristobal de las Casas

      by comprero Online Now Jun 6, 2010 at 5:45 AM

      I will be working in San Cristobal for a month this summer and am interested in connecting with the gay, lesbian, bisexual community; I have not been able to find any such information in tour books or on travel websites.

      Please note---I am NOT interested in dating or a hook-up. I have spent a significant time in other parts of Mexico and am aware that it is a very conservative country. I want to be respectful of the cultural differences but am also looking to meet similar folks who I may not otherwise have an opportunity to meet and want to understand what their lives are like in Mexico.

      Thank you for your assistance.

      1 Answer Jun 7, 2010 at 12:29 PM
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      general car rental question

      by ralphjunior Online Now Apr 28, 2010 at 8:06 PM

      so i'm thinking of renting a car to drive from either san cristobal or tuxtla-gutierrez to cancun/puerto morelos in june. i checked on hertz/thrifty/etc sites and the prices seem the same as here in the u.s., around18/day....plus400 in taxes!!! please tell me that i can rent a car while i'm there without paying the taxes. or should i just bus it?

      1 Answer May 1, 2010 at 5:40 AM
    • finding a doctor

      by lostworld Online Now Feb 16, 2010 at 7:18 AM

      My partner and I have been traveling for close to a year now and would like to find a doctor for some routine check ups. We are currently in Mexico and we will be in San Cristobal de las Casas soon. I have heard there is a small expat community here so we thought it might be a good place to find a doctor. Can anybody recommend a good doctor, preferably english speaking in the area, or a good place to find information. If somebody has information on doctors outside of San Cristobal in the south of Mexico that would also be appreciated. Thanks.

      1 Answer Feb 18, 2010 at 11:59 AM
    • spanish classes and horsebackriding around san cristobal

      by michellethomas16 Online Now Dec 12, 2009 at 10:40 AM

      hola! my friend and i will be in san cristobal jan.- feb. any advice about a good language school and oppurtunities to see the area by horseback would be very much appreciated! we are solo females in our 50's, will probably do a homestay , and love to ride. we want to see palenque, and any other "must see " sites we are able to in 2 weeks. i will stay on and hopefully take a medical spanish course for my last week to help with my nursing career in california-again any suggestions or contacts will be appreciated. thanks!

    • Flying from oaxaca into san cristobal de las casas

      by zoossh Online Now Dec 5, 2009 at 3:27 AM

      Is that possible? I googled and everywhere it derives zero results when i key in the dates. It seems that flights only connects mexico city and san cristobal....

      4 Answers Jul 12, 2010 at 3:48 PM
    • Travel to Motozintla

      by maryweinstockgilbert Online Now Jul 26, 2009 at 12:30 PM

      How would I travel by bus from Mexico City to San Cristobal?
      How long would the trip take?
      What would be the cost?
      How frequently does this bus run?

      How would I travel by bus to Motozintla from San Cristobal?
      How long would the trip take?
      What would be the cost?
      How frequently does this bus run?

      Is there any other bus route from Mexico City to Motozintla?

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM
    • travelling to San Cristobal from Cancun

      by mowulms Online Now Jul 14, 2009 at 5:49 AM

      Hi, I will be going to San Cristobal de las Casas medium August, leaving from Europe. what would be the best travel route to take as a woman alone?
      I was thinking of flying to Cancun (since Mexico city is not that great) and then taking a bus to San Cristobal. I can probably best try to book this busticket when I already arrive there. Does anyone have better suggestions, and does anyone know about the travel time by bus? And any good bus agencies ?

      Thank you!

      7 Answers Jul 21, 2009 at 6:46 PM
    • In and around San Christobal de las Casas week before Semana Santa

      by Harry05 Online Now Jan 4, 2009 at 6:49 AM

      In the week before Semana Santa (till about Palm Sunday) I will be in and around San Christobal de las Casas, including a sidetrip to Palenque and after that I will continue to Guatemala (Xela, Antigua). About this a few questions:
      • Are there any special religious activities (processions) in this week in SCC or the villages around which are worthwhile visiting (the last I can stay is Palm Sunday)?
      • Good tour companies visiting the villages around SCC and Cañón del Sumidero, already read good things about Na Bolom and Raul and Alegandro. Any recent experiences?
      • Read somewhere the market in San Juan Chamula in this period is not on Sunday but on Friday. Is this corrrect?
      • Any social projects/schools/orphanage for visiting/supporting?
      • Other recommendations in this area?

      Thanks answering,


    • Fly from Oakland, CA, to San Cristobal?

      by zopilote Online Now May 1, 2008 at 7:11 PM

      March 6th I came to Oaxaca and now am living in San Pablo Huitzo. I took the bus to San Cristobal where I found a house I’m going to move into. In June I intend to return to the US for a few weeks and then come back to San Cristobal. My question is: when I return to San Cristobal from Oakland, CA, do I have to do so via Oaxaca and the long bus ride over the mountains, it is possible to fly into San Cristobal, or (as someone has suggested) should I fly to Guatemala and bus from there?

      2 Answers May 2, 2008 at 6:22 AM
    • rentals

      by bluenoser44 Online Now Apr 19, 2007 at 8:19 AM

      I expect to be in San Cristobal from aprox. October 20th to November 20th.
      We are looking for a house , casita etc for two people.
      Anybody have any suggestions?


    • spanish schools

      by donndoes50 Online Now Feb 16, 2007 at 5:42 PM

      is anyone familiar with spanish language schools in san cristobal?

      11 Answers Dec 12, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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      Cancun to San Cristobal de la casas then on to guatemala

      by wardski12 Online Now Feb 14, 2007 at 1:52 AM

      I'm flying into cancun (because its cheapest) but ideally I want to get away as quickly as possible from anything remotely touristy, particularly in guatemala. Whats the best way to get into guatemala from mexico without going via belize. Is it true you can go from Cancun to San Cristobal de la casas then on to guatemala?


      5 Answers Mar 7, 2007 at 12:46 AM
    • bus travel from Oaxaca to San Cristobal

      by edwart Online Now Aug 4, 2005 at 10:39 PM

      Which bus line serves the Oaxaca to San Cristobal route? Any interesting towns in route for a possible overnight rest stop and look-around. How many hours does it take? Any on-line schedules or information.

      3 Answers Aug 5, 2005 at 10:12 AM
    • out of service ??

      by Mexicococo Online Now May 27, 2005 at 5:33 AM

      down ?? the web site for bus from and to San Cristobal de las casas ?


      4 Answers May 31, 2005 at 7:08 AM
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      Palenque, Agua Azul and Yaxchitlan

      by taxing Online Now Nov 19, 2004 at 6:18 PM

      I have six days in December and would like to see San Cristobal, and then book a tour so I can see Palenque, Agua Azul and Yaxchitlan. Does anyone have any recommendations for a tour guide or company?

      3 Answers Feb 17, 2009 at 4:14 PM