COVID: Review the latest FCDO Travel Advice before travelling to or from Mexico
Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Mexico are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Mexico read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Mexico.
The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April, when there is virtually no rain. The coolest months are between December and February, although temperatures can still reach averages of 28°C during the dry season. The wet season begins in the south in May and lasts until October.
Citizens of the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and most EU countries do not need visas to enter Mexico as tourists for less than 180 days.
The official currency of Mexico is the Mexican Peso (MXN). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Mexico you can grab amazing Mexican Peso deals via Wise.com (GBP to MXN).
Mexico is home to amazing mammal species and wide array of birds, Most of the animals are critically endangered species and the region is biodiversity hotspot. Amazing wildlife and animals of Mexico includes Fox Squirrel, Lowland paca, spider monkey,porcupine,Jackrabbit,Mexican spinytail iguana, Jaguar,Jaguarundi,peccary and Pronghorn.
Mole sauce, which has dozens of varieties across the Republic, is seen as a symbol of Mexicanidad and is considered Mexico's national dish.
Spanish is the official language in the country; other languages that are somewhat common are English and German. However, even though the Spanish language is the most widespread in Mexico, there are many other indigenous (native) languages spoken in the country to this day.
The currency in Mexico is the Mexican Peso (At restaurants tipping between 10% and 15% is expected for good service. It's best to tip in cash, in the country's currency (peso). If the service is good, tip around 15%, or around 20% if the service is exceptional.).
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What is the time difference?
The GMT time difference is -6 hours