Trip Planning FAQs
What's Mexico famous for?
Mexico is famous for Mayan temples, cenotes, especially in Yucatan Peninsula, beach destinations like Cancun, Playa del Carmen, colonial cities and the 'day of the dead' festival. For first-time travelers, please do not miss Mexico City, Merida, Chichen Itza, and Cancun.
What’s the most famous Maya pyramid in Mexico?
Chichen Itza in Yucatan is the most well-known Maya pyramid of all the ruins. It was named a Wonder of the World in 2007. The Maya pyramid of Uxmal is also worth visiting.
What is Mexican Tourist Card, and how can I get it?
The Mexico tourist card is a government form declaring that you have stated the purpose of your visit to Mexico to be tourism. It can be obtained by filling in a multiple immigration form (FMM). You can do it at the immigration office (INM) and pay through the local bank, or you can fill out the online application form (FMM) and pay online.
Which airport should I arrive or leave from Mexico?
You can arrive at and depart from Mexico City International Airport (MEX) or Cancun International Airport (CUN). These two airports are busier with most international flights than other airports in Mexico.
How is the internet access in Mexico?
Internet access is good in Mexico and Wi-Fi is available at most hotels, big restaurants, airports and some public areas. It’s also easy to buy a local SIM card during tours of Mexico.
Yes. Tipping is expected in most parts of Mexico. For guides and drivers, the tipping amount can be based on your satisfaction with their service. Usually the suggested amount is around USD10 per day for the guide and USD5 per day for the driver.
Do I need any vaccinations?
No, you don't need to get vaccinations before going to Mexico. For the most part during Mexico tours, tourists don't bother with vaccinations.