Editor’s Observe — Coronavirus instances stay excessive throughout the globe. Well being officers warning that journey will increase your probabilities of getting and spreading the virus. Staying house is one of the best ways to stem transmission. Under is data on what to know in the event you nonetheless plan to journey, final up to date on January 14.
What’s on provide
Unbelievable meals, sensational seashores, buzzing cities and historic stays. Whereas the seashore resorts round Cancun appeal to the majority of tourists, those that need greater than a fly and flop go for Mexico Metropolis’s cultural heft, the shoreline of Baja California and conventional cities akin to Oaxaca.
Who can go
Mexico has a number of the loosest border restrictions, at the moment, with anybody allowed to journey by air for enterprise or leisure.
What are the restrictions?
What is the Covid state of affairs?
Mexico had reported greater than 1.5 million instances of Covid-19 and greater than 136,000 deaths as of January 14 (though some imagine the determine is larger). President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has come beneath hearth for taking a laissez-faire method to the virus. Restrictions haven’t been far reaching and life has gone on as regular for a lot of, which critics say has led to such excessive demise and an infection charges.
What can guests count on?
As of January 14, most states have been categorized as orange, or excessive alert. Cancun’s state, Quintana Roo, was yellow.
Mexico Metropolis has taken extra stringent measures, shutting all bars for 2 weeks in November in a bid to crush a rising wave of infections. Guests are prone to discover the state of affairs totally different relying on the place within the nation they journey, with native restrictions various.
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Joe Minihane and Julia Buckley contributed to this report