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Mexico travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Mexico with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Mexico.
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Mexico travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Mexico with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Mexico - quick facts
|10.5 to 15 hours
|UK -5 to -8 hours
|A + B plug (127V)
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Mexico tourist information
✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.
Recommended for Mexico
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
The Mexico weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Mexico City.
Mexico travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Mexico from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Mexico - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Mexico - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Mexico - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Mexico - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Mexico - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Mexico - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Mexico.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Mexico travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Mexico with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Mexico - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Mexico - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Mexico - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Mexico, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Mexico covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Mexico with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Mexico - Government of Mexico
- Coronavirus timeline in Mexico - Our World in Data
Mexico travel features
Do you want to learn more about Mexico? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Mexico.
Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Mexico including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Mexico due to Covid-19?
Mexico is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Mexico.
Check out Government of Mexico for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Mexico?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Mexico. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the flight time to Mexico from the UK?
The flight time to Mexico from the UK is typically 10.5 to 15 hours.
Flights to Mexico
What is the time difference between Mexico and the UK?
The time difference between Mexico and the UK is UK time-5 to UK time-8 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Mexico?
What is the currency in Mexico?
Which plugs are used in Mexico?
Mexico uses electrical plug type A + B (127 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Mexico?
They drive on the right side of the road in Mexico.
Transport options for Mexico
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