Taking Rental Cars to Mexico From the U.S.

Posted December 9, 2016 by & filed under Auto Insurance, Driving to Mexico, Legal.

Rental Car sign

Learn about the insurance and legal requirements involved in taking a rental car from the United States into Mexico. Driving to Mexico for a vacation allows you the convenience getting around easily. With a rental car, you can go to the market and pick up groceries, drive to the beaches and explore small villages. There… Read more »

Who Are Mexico’s Green Angels? Roadside/ Emergency Assistance

Posted June 14, 2016 by & filed under Driving to Mexico, Road Conditions, Safety, Tourism.

Green Angels Logo

Most folks know what Roadside Assistance is…but what about while you are in Mexico? Well, in Mexico, roadside assistance is offered by the Ángeles Verdes, or Green Angels as they are known to English speakers. They travel Mexican Federal Highways looking for and providing medical and mechanical assistance to those in need, no matter your… Read more »

How to Clear U.S. Customs When Exiting Mexico

Posted September 1, 2015 by & filed under Border Crossing, Driving to Mexico, Vehicle Import Permit.

U.S. Inspection Station Ahead sign

If you’re driving back from Mexico and entering the US, you will have to clear U.S. Customs. Depending on what you’re carrying, and whether or not customs agents check your vehicle, this process can take anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours. Knowing the requirements beforehand can make your experience much smoother. Follow… Read more »