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    • Xenses- worth it?

      Cancún Jan 4, 2017 at 8:49 PM

      Is Xenses worth going to?

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

      Cancún Yesterday

      Hi,

      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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    • 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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      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,

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    • 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.

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    • what pharmacy carries actavisa

      Tijuana Dec 20, 2016 at 5:19 PM

      What pharmacy do they have in stock with acatvisa

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    • 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?

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    • 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.

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    • DRIVING SAFETY

      Nuevo Laredo Nov 14, 2016 at 7:44 AM

      We are Americans thinking of driving to San Miguel de Allende entering through Reynosa or Laredo.
      My reading of travelers warnings has me TERRIFIED. Are we insane to attempt doing this right now?
      We would be sticking to major highways & have been told to only drive in the day light but we do not currently speak fluent Spanish. ADVICE PLEASE!!!

      16 Answers Dec 15, 2016 at 2:44 PM
    • Visa Question

      Nuevo Laredo Nov 4, 2016 at 7:48 PM

      Once walking over the Laredo border. Taking a bus to Monterey for some sites. Can I just get a visa at the airport in Monterey Mexico book a flight there on the spot and fly out? Ill have my U.S. Passport.

      2 Answers Nov 5, 2016 at 9:22 PM
    • Traveling to Nuevo Laredo Mexico

      Nuevo Laredo Sep 12, 2016 at 6:37 PM

      My question is: Do Americans have to go through U.S. Immigration or Homeland Security before walking over the bridge into Nuevo Laredo Mexico? Also is it as simple as when approaching the Mexico side to just pay the machine, receive a ticket go on through? Can I just Hop on a bus to Mexico City after site seeing then go to the airport get whatever is required as far as a tourist card or visa and fly out?

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2016 at 2:08 AM
    • Is it safe for a 20 year old woman to travel Nuevo Laredo

      Nuevo Laredo Jun 29, 2016 at 5:34 PM

      I am thinking about visiting family in Nuevo Laredo. I hope to visit in August. It's been ten years since I been there. I am Hispanic and I speak Spanish a little bit but I have the accent. So my question is ..is it wise to visit there.

      2 Answers Jul 1, 2016 at 2:26 PM
    • Nuevo Progreso Crossing

      Nuevo Progreso May 27, 2016 at 6:01 PM

      We would love to visit Nuevo Progreso and want to walk across the bridge.
      Do we need to bring our passports or will a State DL/ID suffice?
      Thanks!

      3 Answers May 27, 2016 at 6:56 PM
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      Crossing at Nuevo Laredo then driving to Saltillo with no passport?

      Nuevo Laredo May 12, 2016 at 1:20 AM

      First let me say, I'm currently scrambling to get a expedited passport. That being said, I'm planning on crossing the border at Nuevo Laredo in a little over three weeks with my girlfriend who lives in Saltillo. It's about three and a half hours south from NL. She's picking me up in Laredo TX, and we are crossing into Mexico in her car. I would just wait on the passport, but it's a big event on a certain day. If it doesn't come in time... Can I even get in with no passport? Will it be easier because of the car being registered in Mexico? What happens if I get caught in or on the way to Saltillo with no passport? I'll be there a week. I will have my license and birth certificate worse come to worse. I'm stressing about the potentially not having a passport thing..Thanks for any advice

      8 Answers May 12, 2016 at 4:46 PM
    • driving to Vallarta

      Nuevo Laredo May 3, 2016 at 2:39 PM

      We are driving from San Antonio wee hours of the am) entry at Laredo to Vallarta during Xmas break 2016.

      I see 3 possible routes from the entry at Nuevo Laredo ( or Columbia if we are not too early in the day)
      1. monterrey-hwy 54 to zacatecas-guadalajara-pv
      2. same route but using hwy 57 - San Luis Potosi
      3. hwy 40 durang0- mazatlan-pv
      we are not planning on sightseeing on the way down and want the fastest route. we do not mind paying tolls. which way would you go and why? what town would you stop at for the one overnight we plan to make. About how many hours to get to that first stop from the border?
      Thanks in advance for your help!

      1 Answer May 4, 2016 at 7:57 AM
    • First time trip outside the United States.

      Nuevo Laredo Jan 23, 2016 at 9:49 AM

      I am planning to take my 7 year old daughter to see her father. We are going to meet up and stay at a hotel in Nuevo Laredo. I have various questions whst have gotten mixed answers based on people I jave asked. So I just decided to ask here. I will number the questions. Sorry if it's a lot, but I am very nervous and want to know what I'm getting myself into.

      1. What are the safest hotels one can recommend and can I reserve them online with a debit/credit card in USD?

      2. What is the best/safest way to cross if we plan to cross from Laredo, Texas?

      3. We only plan to be there Friday-Sunday. I have heard we DO NOT need passports, that IDs and birth certificates would be okay because the new IDs have a chip in them that accesses all biographical information, how true is this?

      4.We are going to drive over in our vehicle. Do we need a permit to cross the car into Mexico? I heard that if we don't go any further than 16-18 miles past the boarder we should be fine... Not sure how true this is?

      5. What are some essential items I must take in case of any emergency?

      6. Can I take our own snacks and bottled water over the boarder?

      7. How bad is crime in Nuevo Laredo? I am most terrified of this part.. What are some info that I should know while I'm there?

      8. What should I avoid while there?

      9. How do pesos work and how do I understand them?

      10. Only going for 3 days, how much money should I take? And will my debit card work over there?

      Sorry if some questions are dumb, this is my first time ever, so I want to be prepared.

      6 Answers Jan 27, 2016 at 1:11 PM
    • Dress Shop

      Nuevo Laredo Jan 14, 2016 at 1:25 PM

      Hello! If you are in Nuevo Laredo, do you know of a shop close to the border (tourist) that has exquisite dresses made by hand by a local lady (not the historical gowns) the dresses are mostly white with embroidered flowers--I know sounds like every dress in Mexico-- these look like cotton/silk,
      Kathy

      1 Answer Jan 14, 2016 at 1:33 PM
    • traveling to zacatecas from Tennessee

      Nuevo Laredo Dec 15, 2015 at 4:25 PM

      My husband and i will be going to sain alto zacatecas from Tennessee very soon. we will be driving our yukon and we will have a 4 and a 3 year old with us. we were planning on crossing in nuevo laredo and my husband is from mexico but i am a u.s. citizen. i was wondering if that would be the safest crossing? Any suggestions to keep our family safe would be great!! Thank you

      3 Answers Dec 17, 2015 at 10:53 AM
    • Which Bridge to Walk Across if using public transportation?

      Matamoros Sep 13, 2015 at 12:20 PM

      I am going to Matamoros in a couple weeks, and I am trying to figure out which bridge is best if you will use the public transportation. If it matters, I am going to a doctor down past the hospital on Prima Calle

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      Passport Stamped

      Nuevo Laredo Aug 27, 2015 at 12:31 PM

      My husband and I are planning on heading to Mexico soon to visit family... we have only flown in but never drove... this time we are planning on driving in and crossing thru the Nuevo Laredo crossing... After we enter into Mexico.. can someone tell me where we get our passports Stamped?

      2 Answers Aug 27, 2015 at 8:40 PM
    • Safety Update 2015

      Nuevo Progreso Feb 26, 2015 at 11:57 AM

      Is town area safe for Americans?

      6 Answers May 6, 2015 at 10:22 AM
    • Traveling from the ETN Bus Terminal in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

      Nuevo Laredo Nov 26, 2014 at 7:09 PM

      I have three relatives arriving from Mexico City to Nuevo Laredo via ETN Bus tomorrow morning the 27th. Can they take a taxi to Laredo Via Bridge One to pass Immigration and Customs Inspection or do they have to take a taxi to Bridge One and walk across the Bridge? Thank you for your assistance, Richard McCoy

      1 Answer Nov 27, 2014 at 8:14 AM
    • Walking from International Bridge to Bus station in Nuevo Laredo?

      Nuevo Laredo Sep 15, 2014 at 4:57 AM

      Hi all,

      I was wondering what the current state of affairs is in N.L.? I will be entering Mexico in the beginning of October and will be taking a bus from N.L. to Guadalajara, and will be in N.L. on a Monday in the late morning and early afternoon. I will be wearing a large backpack and have decent Spanish, not fluent but nicely conversational. If the city is fairly safe at this current time I think it would be fun to walk from the border to Nueva Central de Autobuses located here:

      google.com/maps/place/Nueva+...

      I'm white as they come but am 6 feet tall and muscular, if that makes any difference.

      Is it safe enough to walk at the time I will be in the city? The only post I've seen talking about this is from 2008 and I think it's for a different bus station maybe. Will also be stopping for lunch along the way, probably at a local Taqueria.

      Looking forward to your replies. Thanks!

      8 Answers Sep 17, 2014 at 10:45 AM
    • Import a USA car into Mexico

      Nuevo Progreso Aug 21, 2014 at 8:09 AM

      Can anyone provide me a reliable and honest broker along with contact info in Nuevo Progresso who can handle this?

    • Nuevo Progresso

      Nuevo Progreso Aug 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

      Is it safe to go over to shop and have lunch? We heard about the gun fight last month and are concerned. Would it be safer to come when there are more Winter Texans in the Valley?

    • Sundays in Nuevo Progreso?

      Nuevo Progreso Aug 16, 2014 at 7:27 AM

      Are the restaurants and shops still open on Sunday?

      1 Answer Aug 16, 2014 at 3:37 PM
    • Nuevo Progresso pharmacy

      Nuevo Progreso Aug 8, 2014 at 8:49 AM

      I am going to Nuevo Progreso Mexico on Saturday to buy insulin. Any suggestions
      on a pharmacy to use?

      1 Answer Aug 10, 2014 at 8:46 AM
    • Need dental work, is it safe to go to Nuevo Progreso?

      Nuevo Progreso Jul 27, 2014 at 11:22 PM

      I have been saving and planning on a trip to get major dental work done In Nuevo Progreso for some time now. Now that I finally have the money to go, and have researched the dentists and even gotten estimates from some of them, it seems that all hell has broke loose all over the border. With all the current immigration problems on the border is it now unsafe to travel to Progreso?

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2014 at 2:52 PM
    • First time crossing into Mexico at Laredo

      Nuevo Laredo Jul 16, 2014 at 4:52 PM

      Does anyone have any specific directions or links that would show the best way to cross into Mexico at Laredo? We will be leaving San Antonio and heading to Mazatlan. What is the best route to take ( names of bridges or turn offs we should be looking for), how to get to immigration to get our visa and pay for our car, anything would help.

      1 Answer Jul 17, 2014 at 8:31 AM
    • pharmacies open hours

      Nuevo Progreso Jul 11, 2014 at 12:15 PM

      What time do the pharmacies close

      1 Answer Jul 21, 2014 at 8:20 AM
    • Pottery found in Nuevo Progeso

      Nuevo Progreso Jul 8, 2014 at 2:42 PM

      My friend bought some beautiful serving dishes there. They have scalloped edges. Large casserole dish cost around $100 US. I have looked at the Talavera designs, and they are close, but don't have the scalloped edges. Can you tell me what this designer is?

    • Help with driving car into Nuevo Laredo

      Nuevo Laredo Jul 3, 2014 at 12:55 PM

      I am just driving into Mexico for several hours. I am meeting up with a friend about an hour from the Laredo border. I am wondering if I still need to get a car permit and also if anyone knows anything about crossing the border with a financed car, (I'm still paying off my loan). Any info will help! Thanks!

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 10:25 PM
    • Bus route to nuevo progreso to monterrey

      Nuevo Progreso Jul 3, 2014 at 9:43 AM

      Is there a bus route from monterrey to nuevo progreso?

    • Tampico mx

      Tampico Jun 28, 2014 at 5:36 AM

      What is it like living in Tampico mx

      1 Answer Jun 28, 2014 at 6:57 AM
    • Safety (again)

      Tampico Jun 27, 2014 at 6:55 AM

      I am not sure if my question I wrote got posted before.
      I am moving to tampico in one month. I like to adventure, hike, bike, swim and play tennis. Most of the people around me in the Northeast think I am crazy to live in a place as unsafe as Tampico. How should I respond to them?

      3 Answers Jun 28, 2014 at 8:36 AM
    • Crossing by car to Nuevo Laredo

      Nuevo Laredo May 5, 2014 at 8:46 PM

      What do I need to cross the border to Nuevo Laredo Mexico by car? Any permits? I will just be picking someone at the Nuevo Laredo Airport and then returning back to the USA, I won't be staying in Mexico for more than 3 hours. And how far from the airport to the border? Thanks

      1 Answer May 6, 2014 at 4:55 AM
    • CROSSING TO USA BY TAXI

      Nuevo Laredo Apr 19, 2014 at 11:49 AM

      IS IT POSSIBLE TO CROSS THE BORDER OF MEXICO USA BY TAXI FROM NEUVO LAREDO,MEXICO TO LAREDO,TEXAS,USA.

      5 Answers Dec 8, 2014 at 2:55 PM
    • hotel/motel holoday inn

      Nuevo Progreso Apr 7, 2014 at 11:07 AM

      Can anyone recommend a hotel in nuevo progresso while i get some dental
      work done?

      20 Answers May 8, 2014 at 10:28 PM