Government : Federal Republic
Capital : Mexico City
Area : 1 972 550 km²
Population : 107,4 million
Official languages : Spanish
Currency : Peso
Vaccines and health
No mandatory vaccination for travellers, but the yellow fever vaccination certificate is compulsory for travellers coming from an area infested by the yellow fever virus.
For adults, don't forget your vaccinations: Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, Meningitis A & C and for those people at risk: Tuberculosis, Rabies.
For children, don't forget the vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Tuberculosis, Measles, German Measles, Mumps, Hepatitis A & B, (1, long stay), Typhoid (1, long stay for those over 5 years old). Meningitis A & C (1, long stay for those over 18 months).
In Mexico, you must be warned about AIDS, Amebiasis, Ascaris, Hepatitis A & B, Chagas Disease (1, trypanosomiasis), Dengue, Leishmaniasis, Malaria, Poisonous Fish, Snakes, Scorpions, Spiders, Polio, Meningitis, Rabies, Sexually transmitted diseases, Tetanus, Tuberculosis, Typhoid, Yellow Fever.
When to go ?
The best time to visit Mexico is before the rainy season, between the month of September and the month of March.
Visas and diplomacy
For all information, please contact your embassy or the Mexican consulate.
Food and drinks
Careful with hygienic problems in markets, restaurants and shops. Avoid tap water drinkable. Better to consume local bottled water : Garci, Crespo, Tehuacan, Penafiel Electropura, ...
Best places to go
The Frida Kahlo Museum (1, Museo Frida Kahlo) and the Templo Mayor, ruins of an Aztecs temple in Mexico City, the Yelapa in Puerto Vallarta, El Rey Ruins (1, Las Ruinas del Rey) in Cancun, the Pie de la Cuesta in Acapulco, a quiet village just between the ocean and a lagoon, la Baja California and the peninsula of Yucatan, where are situated the ruins of Chichén Itzá, Tulum and Uxmal.
Health insurance in Mexico
In this part, we are going to list the articles that deals with health insurance, expat insurance or travel insurance :
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