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    • Xenses- worth it?

      Cancún Jan 4, 2017 at 8:49 PM

      Is Xenses worth going to?

    • Tour questions

      Cancún Jan 4, 2017 at 8:47 PM

      I've done so much research and now I turn to the experts---We want to zip line, ATV, snorkel, cenotes, raft in caves with stalactites and stalagmites. It seems like X-plor has all of this. We love nature. We don't care about tours with food or shows. We also want to swim with dolphins.
      If we do xplor, do we also need to do xcarat? Xelha? What combo tour should we do with xplor?
      We want to snorkel in isla-mujeres. Where can we do that? Where can we rent a golf cart there? What private beach is a must in cancun or isla-mujeres? What is unique to do at night? Thank you in advance!

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      Traveling to Cancun from Chicago with 4 month old baby- First trip with baby!

      Cancún Jan 15, 2017 at 2:45 PM


      My husband and I will be traveling for the first time with our 4 month old baby. We have been to Cancun before, however, never with a baby! Can you please let me know what things I should be taking with or any tips.. I am nursing the baby, We will be staying at the all inclusive Royalton Riviera Resort.

      1) I am planning on taking a stroller and carseat and baby carrier

      2) Suncreen?? I hear I can't put it on a baby - any tricks besides not taking her out until later afternoon/evening.

      3) Swim suit and flotie???or swim diaper- I was thinking about having her in a flotie with us supervising.

       4) I am assuming we can't really do any excursions or activities?

      5) any tips?


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      Central Historical area safe to stay?

      Mexico City Jan 10, 2017 at 5:10 AM

      My husband and I plan to stay in Mexico City in April (first visit to Mexico) and would like advice on the most interesting and safest part of the city to stay - we were thinking maybe stay in the Central Historical district? - any info 'for' or 'against' - we would be grateful.
      Also what sort of weather can we expect?
      Many thanks,

    • Driving from San Diego

      Rosarito Dec 26, 2016 at 8:35 AM

      How safe is it to drive to roserato from San Diego? I have a 2007 Ford Focus. It would just be my husband and I we are 65 year old. I have read some travel warnings that imply it's possible to get pulled over at road stops with impersonators that rob you. I just wanted to take a day trip to rosarito and Puerto Nuevo for lobster and come home.
      I was also thinking of riding into Tijuana, but we are a little scared we could be star get because we are older. Please advise.

    • To Tijuana for the night

      Tijuana Dec 24, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      No passport or Birth certificate. I am white. Just going for a couple of hours. Can I? What is a 20 dollar Visa?

    • Crocodiles or Alligators?

      Cabo San Lucas Jan 3, 2017 at 3:45 PM

      Are there any crocodiles or alligators in Cabo? I'm traveling with small children and just found out that Puerto Vallarta has them. I want to avoid the issue.

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      Which phone?-stealing

      Mexico Dec 27, 2016 at 2:03 AM

      I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question. Is it safe to take my mobile with me to Mexico? I know that the word "safe" will have everyone jumping. I do actually have two phones- an old Galaxy S3 which is slow and annoying and a new LG which is fast. I am considering travelling with the old one because if it's stolen it's less of a loss, however if I need to use my phone a lot obviously the new one is way more convenient. What are the chances of my new LG getting stolen, or worse, me being held up at gunpoint somewhere...(We are travelling around for 6 weeks, from Yucatan down through Chiapas and up to Mex City)

      Thanks in advance.

    • Need advice for travel in Costa Rica

      by Kura8465 Online Now Mar 11, 2009 at 12:34 AM

      My partner and I (we are both mid twenties) and heading to Costa Rica after Mexico at the end of this month but i am stumped as to where to go! Does anyone know the best places to go there?
      Has anyone been to JACO? I heard this was good?
      Also the accommodation looks a little weak, i would like somewhere nice on a beach or something, any advice there too??
      Any advice would be appreciated.

      6 Answers May 17, 2010 at 7:46 AM
    • Flying in late, then what?

      by bike10 Online Now Aug 20, 2007 at 9:37 AM

      We are flying into San Jose late at night. We don't want to rent a car and drive from San Jose to Querpos late at night. I know we can use the bus system or plane the next morning. Can we just stay in the terminal for the night?

      2 Answers Aug 20, 2007 at 3:00 PM
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      I want a costa rica adventure!

      by GillianWhirled Online Now Apr 25, 2006 at 11:44 PM

      Can someone tell me some lodging options for a stay in Costa Rica? From what I have read I would like to stay on the Carribean side, but any information about accomodations would be helpful...

      2 Answers Apr 26, 2006 at 10:06 AM
    • Panned holiday in Costa Rica

      by lasher Online Now Nov 5, 2005 at 2:45 AM

      We are a 62 year old married couple planning a holiday to see Costa Rica. CAn anyone give us suggestions as to if we can do this as a self-guided tour, or is it advisable to take a guided holiday?

      1 Answer Aug 20, 2007 at 6:57 PM
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      by EJP773 Online Now Mar 30, 2005 at 6:52 AM

      My girlfriend and I are staying in San Jose for several nights in between trips to the shore:
      We want to be near downtown / La Sabana area but want a nice pleasant place. A resort is not required since we will be staying at one at the shore.
      Has anyone stayed at the following two hotel options? Or do you have any other recommendations?
      - Barcelo San Jose Palacio
      - Tryp Corobici

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2005 at 3:16 PM