Located between the USA and Central America, Mexico serves as the perfect base to either explore while in America, or offering as a gateway to the Caribbean. Exuding with culture, culinary delights, history and natural wonders, Mexico holidays really do have it all. If you’re looking for a beach destination with a difference, look no further than Mexico.
Those who love to spend their holiday eyeing-up the destination’s history will love Tulum, this Mayan city offers walled ruins close to the sea where you can spectate some pretty outstanding views.
As a whole, the Riviera Maya offers a splendid beach life with an amazing restaurant and night scene to keep you up and busy! As well as enjoying all the fun on land, why not explore the enchanted Caribbean, which is home to over 500 different fish species. Adventure Park Thrills is the perfect place to go to for adventure-seekers, this incredible park has so much to explore from zip lining through the tropical jungles, exploring underground tunnels, lush beaches, caves, sink holes and jungle safaris.
Cancun offers 14 miles of pristine beach, which is backed by luxury hotels, restaurants and boutiques. If you’re looking for a more laid back holiday, look no further than the pearly white beaches of Cancun.
Divers and snorkelers alike will fall in love with Cozumel, known for its clear waters making this the perfect sport for snorkeling. Mesoamerican is 13-mile long reef system, here, you’ll find a large number of marine life and more than 40 different diving sites.
What language is spoken in Mexico?
In Mexico, locals speak Mexican and in some parts Spanish is spoken.
What is the currency in Mexico?
The currency in Mexico is called the Mexican Peso.
How long does it take to fly to Mexico?
It can take around 17 hours and 30 minutes from Birmingham International to Mexico City Airport.
What is the time difference in Mexico?
Mexico is 6 hours ahead of UK time.
When is the best time to visit Mexico?
Mexico welcomes visitors all year round, however between December and April there is virtually no rain, which makes this the best time to visit.
Do I need a visa for Mexico?
If you are visiting Mexico as a tourist you don’t need a visa but you will need a tourist card, which will be completed upon arrival by filling out the immigration form on board the flight or at the borer crossings.
Important Information Regarding New Entry Requirements For Mexico
There has been a change to the entry requirements for all customers due to travel to Mexico. All customers are now required to complete a “Declaration of Goods” form online before travel. The new requirements affect all departures to Mexico – Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos.
A form be completed per passenger unless travelling as a family where all members share the same surname in which case one form will be accepted.
Once the customers application has been completed they will require to print their declaration and take it with them for presentation to the authorities on arrival in Mexico.
If the customer is travelling with 10,000USD or more (or equivalent in Mexican Pesos) they must also complete a “Declaration of Money” for both entry and exit out of Mexico, again this needs to be printed.
The declaration of Goods form can be accessed here:
The declaration of Money form can be accessed here: