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Holiday and Travel Safety Tips
December 14, 2022

Location: Mexico, countrywide

Event: Holiday and Travel Safety Tips

Actions to Take:

  • Review our recommendations for your destination in our Travel Advisory for Mexico.
  • In light ofwidely publicized security incidents in popular tourist destinations, please remember that all destinations have some level of risk.  Violent crime – such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery – is widespread and common in Mexico.
  • Depending upon where you enter Mexico, immigration authorities (INM) will issue either a paper Forma Migratoria Multiple (FMM) or instead stamp your passport noting your authorized period of stay.Carefully review and abide by the period of admission.
  • Carry your passport and FMM at all times. Visitors not carrying these documents or who remain in Mexico beyond the authorized period may be detained and/or deported.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Avoid carrying large amounts of cash.
  • Park in well-lit spaces and do not leave valuables in your vehicle.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and maintain a low profile.
  • Monitor local media for updates.