Los Algodones, B.C.

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Dental tourism guide Los Algodones, B.C.

(Border city with Andrade, Cal.)

Is a very friendly small town and easy to move around, Los Algodones is located 12 miles from Yuma AZ, near the southern borders of California and Arizona, you can easily drive across the border or park your car in the US side and walk through the Mexican side.
Los Algodones is known as Molar City because of all the Canada and US patients that arrive here. A great dental destination where you can get affordable dental care at Dental Tourism Network quality if you’re budget-conscious. Arriving by car is very common, patients arrive from Phoenix, Tucson, San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles.
You can shop for souvenirs or decorations at the markets that have plenty of things to see. Afterwards, if you wish to relax, you can go to a restaurant and enjoy traditional Mexican food.
Los Algodones it’s a very safe small town you can cross the border in your car and park your car, to get back to the US try to avoid peak hours (4 -6 PM) so we suggest to make your appointment early.

Safety tips
If you decide to walk the border it will be a safe walk and you will have the opportunity to see street vendors there are some unethical clinics who paid people on the street to lure patients to their offices, generally those clinics have very low-quality stay in course directly to our clinics.

Additional information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Dental tourism popular attractions

Dunas de Los Algodones
Molar City it’s a small town, but take the time to explore the beautiful sand dunes, where you can find outside activities and extreme sports.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies
for U.S. and Canadian citizens.

In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Consulate in Tijuana
Paseo de las Culturas s/n Mesa de Otay Delegación Centenario C.P. 22425 Tijuana, Baja California
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 664-748-0129
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Consular Agency of Canada in Tijuana
Germán Gedovius 10411-101 Condominio del Parque Zona Río 22320 Tijuana, Baja California Norte
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 664-684-0461
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-664-684-0461
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Our dental professionals have the knowledge and are updated in order to provide a high quality service to benefit your oral health.
We have our own lab that allows us to give you affordable prices and fast service. This is very important for those patients that are here for a short time.

Dental tourism guide Los Algodones, B.C.

(Border city with Andrade, Cal.)

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Approximate time to cross the border at peak hours (4pm-6pm)

Andrade Port of Entry
Vehicle: 30 min.
Pedestrian: 1 min.
US Fee: -
Clinic distance: 200 ft.
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Arriving by land

Most patients drive to the border and arrive at Los Algodones using highway 186. Several secure parking lots are located in the US Side with available spaces for all vehicles. RVs, large trucks and 5th wheelers can be easily accommodated. Overnight parking is available with an average price of $5 - $10 USD a day. If you decide to drive to Mexico you need a valid driver’s license and also check with your car insurance provider if you have coverage in Mexico. If not, you can acquire a 1-day insurance coverage that will cost around $10 USD the day.

Distance to Los Algodones, B.C. (Approx.)

Las Vegas - 300 Miles
Los Angeles - 280 Miles
Palm Springs - 200 Miles
Phoenix - 200 Miles

San Diego - 165 Miles
Tucson - 250 Miles
Yuma - 7 miles

How to move around the city

It's very easy to drive in the city by car, but if you prefer you can walk in the town.
If you are thinking of driving outside the city limits (20-30 kilometers from entry points), we suggest you check the following link: www.gob.mx

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Arriving by air

If you decide to fly there are several options.

The closest airport is located in Yuma, AZ. (YUM) You can take a taxi to the border that costs around $30 USD. We recommend you call a taxi company or Uber ahead of time so you can schedule your pickup. At the airport there aren’t any taxi stands.

Yuma city Cab (928) 783 4444

Other Flying options are Palm Springs (PSP), Phoenix sky harbor (PHX) and San Diego (SAN)

Our clinic is located 15.4miles from Yuma Airport.

Common flights to Yuma, AZ. (Approx.)

Charleston 4:31 Hrs.
Chicago 3:43 Hrs.
Cleveland 4:18 Hrs.
Dallas 2:34 Hrs.

Minneapolis 3:2 Hrs.
Salt Lake City 2:45 Hrs.
San Francisco 1:37 Hrs.

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Where to stay?

You can find a wide selection of hotels and motels with a price range of $30 - $80 USD per night, whether you're staying in Los Algodones or Yuma, AZ. You can find a hotel in the website www.hotels.com

The nearest hotels in Yuma AZ. from the clinic are:

Best Western Yuma - 11.5 miles.
Quechan Casino and resort - 2.1 miles.

Dental tourism guide Los Algodones, B.C.

(Border city with Andrade, Cal.)

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What to do?
Doctor recommendations

DDS Márquez personally recommends these places.
Quechan Casino
Paradise Casino
Viejo Restaurant (average price $8 USD per person)

These recommendations have free parking and wheelchair accessibility.

Places you can drive from Los Algodones (approx. miles)

Puerto Peñasco - 156 miles

To visit these places remember to check with your car insurance or your rental car company if you are cover, we suggest you check the following link: www.gob.mx

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