We know safety in Mexico is one of the biggest concerns when planning a trip. It’s essential to be aware that Mexico City and other large cities in the country may have areas that are not entirely safe or suitable for tourists. And Mexico City and other large cities throughout Mexico may have areas that are not safe or suitable for tourists. Nonetheless, the general rules to stay safe in Mexico are similar to those applicable anywhere else. To ensure a secure and enjoyable trip, consider the following tips:
- Ask hotel staff or your local guides which areas are not considered safe to walk.
- The usual precautions against opportunistic theft should be taken.
- Remember that it’s your possessions rather than you that are the target-
- Dress down, do not wear expensive watches or jewellery, and only carry what you need for the day.
- Leave credit cards and excess cash in your hotel safe.
- Never leave valuables unattended, even for a moment, on the beaches.
- Stay away from lonely streets, at odd times, and don’t engage with locals if they are being hostile.
In Mexico, protests are relatively common, and protestors occasionally block highways and roads. If this happens during your stay, our local operator will review your itinerary and make necessary changes to avoid problems or potentially dangerous situations, ensuring your safety in Mexico.