Cabo San Lucas – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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1. What Travel Documents Do US and Canadian Citizens Need to Visit Mexico?

– US citizens must possess an original, signed passport that is valid for at least six months beyond their intended stay in Mexico.
– Canadian citizens are also required to have a valid passport.
– Foreign citizens without a valid passport will be denied entry into Mexico and will be returned to their country of origin.
– Canadian permanent residents need to present a Resident Card, Certificate of Identity, or Refugee Travel Document.

2. What Are the Travel Requirements for Minors Visiting Mexico?

– Minors under 18 years of age traveling alone, with only one parent, or with someone other than their parents must provide a notarized letter of permission signed by the absent parent(s).
– In the case of a single parent traveling with a minor, specific documentation such as a certified copy of the divorce decree and court order showing sole custody may be required.
– Minors should carry a valid passport.

3. Is It Safe to Travel to Mexico?

– Yes, Mexico is a safe and welcoming destination for tourists.
– The resort town of Cabo San Lucas, in particular, offers a tranquil and relaxing environment for vacations, weddings, and honeymoons.

4. What Is the Currency in Mexico, and How Does Bargaining Work?

– The official currency in Mexico is the Mexican peso (MXN), symbolized by “$,” similar to the American dollar.
– The exchange rate is favorable for travelers, and many designer items and handicrafts are available at reasonable prices.
– Bargaining is encouraged and often expected at many markets, providing opportunities for excellent deals.

5. What Is the Weather Like in Mexico?

– Mexico typically experiences beautiful days filled with sunshine and gentle breezes.
– The climate is temperate and dry, with some areas having more humid conditions.
– For real-time weather updates, you can check

6. What Is the Weather Like in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico?

– Cabo San Lucas enjoys gorgeous weather throughout the year, making it an ideal travel destination.
– During the winter months, temperatures hover around a comfortable 75°F, with lows in the 60s.
– Spring and summer months bring warmer weather, with highs in the 90s and lows in the 80s.
– Late August through October may see occasional storms, but daytime temperatures remain pleasant.
– Check our Cabo San Lucas Live Cam for current weather conditions.

7. What Time Zone Is Cabo San Lucas Located In?

– Cabo San Lucas, along with all of Baja California Sur, is situated in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (GMT -7), which aligns with Denver, Colorado.

8. Can I Communicate Easily in English in Cabo San Lucas If I Don’t Speak Spanish?

– English is widely accepted as a form of communication in Cabo San Lucas.
– Many locals, including waiters, retail workers, and resort staff, are proficient in both English and Spanish.
– You should have no problem communicating your needs during your stay.

9. Will My Cell Phone Work in Cabo San Lucas?

– Many U.S. and Canadian cellular providers offer cell phone plans that allow you to make calls and send text messages while traveling abroad.
– Please check with your individual carrier for pricing and details.

10. What’s the closet airport to Cabo San Lucas?

– The San Jose del Cabo airport is located approximately 45 minutes from Cabo San Lucas.

– While there are no free shuttles, we can arrange airport transfers for a nominal fee to ensure a convenient and hassle-free journey to our Cabo resorts.

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