•To make a call to Mexico from the U.S or Canada you
need to dial 011 52 followed by the clinic’s
•In Mexico the 911 is the emergency contact phone
number. (similar to the United States)
•When entering Mexico and you're carrying more than
$10,000 USD or its equivalent in other currencies, cash, checks, money orders or any
other monetary instrument or a combination of them, you must declare the exceeding
$10,000. You will not have to pay duties or taxes but you must declare it on the customs
Upon leaving Mexico we suggest checking with the country of your destination if any type
of declaration is needed (this may vary according to country).
•When you arrive by walking at the bridge, you just
need your valid passport to cross back to the United States.
•If you arrive by air, your airline company would
provide you with the necessary forms.
If you're traveling by car you can easily cross the
border. Just make sure your insurance covers you in the Mexican Territory. If you are
thinking of driving outside the city limits (20-30 kilometers from entry points,) we
suggest you check the following link:
•Cellular reception is pretty good all over the
cities, roaming charges may apply.
•Uber works in all of our cities, if your Uber
driver is picking you up at the airport its common that they ask you to walk away from
the airport entrance, they can drop you off directly at your gate.
•In Mexico the currency is the Mexican Peso. To get
the best exchange rate we suggest you do it at the airport or at any Mexican bank.
•You can pay at most dental offices and places in US
dollars but the exchange rate may be lower, its better to go to the bank, exchange
agency or currency exchange booth and get Mexican pesos. Most places will accept credit
or debit cards, just make sure you ask for the TERMINAL, that way they will bring the
payment terminal to you and perform the transaction under your supervision. (Mexico has
adopted that method for credit/debit card transactions as a way to secure bank
information and avoid being overcharged.)
•Use toll roads (cuota) when possible
•Drink only bottled water, although Mexico does
offer a purification process for tap water, you might not be accustomed to it.
•If you're going to a beach destination, ask the
hotel about the tourist information center and the safety precautions needed for that
beach, high tide or if there's any flagging system that indicates the safety levels of
You can find additional information and recommendations in the clinic profile.