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Drivers license or International driving permit in Mexico?

International driving license in Mexico Do you need an international driving permit for driving in Mexico or is the license from your home country sufficient?   Web research According to TheAA.com, International driving permit is only recommended but not needed in Mexico. Another source claims, that Canadian or European driver’s license is valid in Mexico, …

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Cheap flights between Europe and Mexico

Flight will be probably the most significant expense of you exchange stay in Mexico. This article will hopefully provide some tips about how to buy the cheapest possible flight from the Czech Republic (or Europe) to Mexico. Cheap flights from Europe to Mexico When you choose to book a low cost airline flight, the journey …

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Review of ITALIKA DS150 scooter manufactured in Mexico

I was lucky to find a suitable Italika DS150 scooter or “motoneta” as Mexicans call it. I bought it from the third owner for around 8,300 MXN after extensive negotiations (original price was 9,500 MXN) and I was enjoying it for around 3.5 months.     Personal advice on Italika scooters However, I do not recommend buying Italika branded scooter …

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How to buy a new or second-hand motorbike in Mexico?

This article provides basic guidelines for buying new or used motorcycle in Mexico. I tried to make an extended search on the web and spoke with some Mexican friends who gave me lots of valuable advises. Now I am providing the information in summary here.     Buying a new motorbike in Mexico Lonely Planet travel …