Travel Reminders for Snowbirds Heading to Mexico

The great migration has begun.

It happens nearly every year at the same time. Beginning in September, Northern residents flock to Southern locales to escape harsh winters or enjoy warmer weather.

Many “snowbirds” head to Mexico. Yet before you take off, review these travel reminders to ensure a more enjoyable trip.

COVID-19

According to the U.S. Embassy & Consulates in Mexico, U.S. Citizens are allowed to enter Mexico and a negative Covid-19 test is NOT required for entry.

Here are other Consulate guidelines for Mexico travel:

Know what restrictions or requirements are in place at your destination, as they are different depending on the state you visit.

Travel Reminders

Car Insurance

If you are driving across the border into Mexico you will need an auto insurance policy written by a Mexico-based insurance company. U.S. policies will not be honored, nor will they cover any accidents or breakdowns in Mexico. Mexico car insurance is required for driving on Mexico highways.

Travel Insurance

Before heading off on your trip, be sure to purchase travel insurance. A travel insurance policy can protect your trip in many ways. No matter what length of time you will be visiting Mexico – a day, a week, a month – accidents and illnesses happen. Hospital bills can add up quickly, especially if your U.S. - or Canada-based insurance company does not cover international medical charges.

Travel insurance can help with:

Mexpro offers a convenient, easy way to purchase all the insurance you need for your next trip south of the border. Both our Mexico Car Insurance policies and our Travel Insurance can be purchased online. The process is simple – answer a few questions and you will be given a few policy options based on your age, health situation, and trip duration.

Once you have a policy in place, that’s it. You will have 24/7 medical assistance support in the event of an emergency. You’ll also have the assurance that your trip and, if applicable, your car will be protected.

Use these travel reminders to make your trip to Mexico easier and more relaxing, knowing you’re safe to fly away, snowbird!