Staying Safe in Mexico

November 7, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

Pool & Beach Bar @ Cabanas CopalStay out of danger zones, and try these tips so you're not a target...

As a frequent traveler to Mexico, I'm often asked about the safety issues due to the amount of violence and dramatic imagery shown in U.S. news.

The truth is that anywhere you travel, anything can happen. But being educated about where the risks lie in your travels should quell any apprehension about visiting Mexico and experiencing the country's world-class cuisine, rich culture and majestic nature.

Of Mexico's 31 states and one federal district, 14 have no travel warnings, according to the U.S. State Department, and seven have travel warnings for specific areas. The department recommends deferring "nonessential travel" to the remaining 11 due to drug-gang violence.


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