Take Your Vehicle to Mexico

Take Your Vehicle to Mexico

How to take your vehicle into Mexico.

Free Senior Discount Card in Mexico!

Free Senior Discount Card in Mexico!

Mexico has senior discount cards!

Mexican Vehicle Law

Mexican Vehicle Law

Mexico upholds vehicle laws.

10 Rules for Travelers

10 Rules for Travelers

Being safe means exercising commonsense. Here are ten essential rules to remember

Want a Mexico Retirement?

Want a Mexico Retirement?

Your retirement may be just around the corner, or it may be along way off, but from this day forward it’s up to you – and no one else – to save enough money to live on happily after retirement.

Earthquakes and Mother Nature

Earthquakes and Mother Nature

There was an earthquake today.

Yes, things shook here and there, but there were no reported injuries or damage. It was also felt in southern Arizona and in parts of California.

Passport Facts

Passport Facts

What is a passport?

That sounds like a silly question, doesn’t it?!

Yet, you might be surprised to know just how powerful your passport is. It’s an incredible document that gives you many rights — including the right to travel abroad READ MORE…

Visas – 101

Visas – 101

When you travel abroad you’re going to need two things:

1) Your passport.

2) Your visa or permit.

Apply For Your Visa: FMM or FM3

Apply For Your Visa: FMM or FM3

Foreign nationals (you and I) can visit Mexico for a defined period of time and take part in non-remunerative activities

Peso Currency Exchange

Peso Currency Exchange

Peso Before you go to Mexico, make sure you have a Peso … or twenty … in your pocket! That’s right, don’t wait until you cross the border to exchange your money. First, you don’t know if you’ll be able to find an exchange service. Second,  exchange “centers” are generally more expensive than banks because they may charge […]

Stay Safe In Mexico (and Anywhere Else You Go!)

Stay Safe In Mexico (and Anywhere Else You Go!)

Hi Barbie: If I want to go and spend a month in Mexico to test the waters so to speak, do you have any information on that? I’m single female, traveling alone. Would it be safe? Thx, Edna
Edna has a very good question. My response is: No matter where you go, you need to be careful. That includes anyplace in the U.S., too. You need to be careful in Mexico, in New York City, in San Francisco, and in Small Town, USA. READ MORE…

Passport Facts, Quick and Easy

Passport Facts, Quick and Easy

A lot of people have asked me what they need when they’re planning a trip to Mexico…

Well, first and foremost you need to get your passport ready!

Buy A New (Used) Car and Save Money

Buy A New (Used) Car and Save Money

Vehicle 101 Hi Again Friends, I was looking over some of my prior newsletters, and one suggestion I had made was to purchase a good used vehicle instead of a brand new one, due to the loss of value when you drive a new one off the lot. Then, I realized there was a big […]

Requirements for Visas

Requirements for Visas

FM3’s – Nonimmigrant Visa for Retirees

Rent A Car In Mexico

Rent A Car In Mexico

My husband, Dick, and I flew into Mazatlan and landed at 9 p.m. I had arranged over the phone, to rent a car at …

Mexican Money, Pesos

Mexican Money, Pesos

You need to realize that the average daily wage in Mexico is a bit under $5 and a few pesos for most tips brings a good smile to faces…

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