MEXICO DESTINATION GUIDE

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"From the mysteries of the Aztecs and the Mayan temples, to the dreamy cloud forests and coastline, Mexico will cast a spell on you."

Travel Director
Mexico at a glance
From sugary beaches, misty jungles and snowy volcanoes, to vibrant cities and ancient Aztec and Mayan ruins, Mexico is a kaleidoscope of nature, culture and history. Live it up with your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and enjoy the lively fiestas and fiery food of Mexico.
Currency
Mexican peso
Winter avg temp
23°C
Summer avg temp
25°C
Time Zone
GMT-5 - GMT-7
Capital City
Mexico City
Language
Spanish
Good Morning
Buenos días
Good Evening
Buenos tardes

What to pack for Mexico

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Swimsuit

Flanked by two oceans and lined with sandy beaches and coral reefs, Mexico is the perfect place to go diving, surfing or simply soak up the sun.

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Reef-safe sunscreen

Protect yourself from the harsh sun with SPF 30 or higher and protect the coral gardens of Mexico with reef-safe sunscreen.

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Mosquito Repellent

Mexico’s tropical climate attracts plenty of insects and mosquitoes, so protect yourself with a strong repellent with DEET (diethyltoluamide) and apply it regularly.

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Adaptor plug

In Mexico, the standard voltage is 127 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard frequency is 60 Hz.

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Waterproof day bag

There are plenty of watery activities to enjoy in Mexico, such as diving, snorkelling and swimming in cenotes. Bring a waterproof day bag to protect your phones and cameras.