Mexico School Trips & Projects

 

Our all inclusive approach

All of our Mexico journeys are highly inclusive, making them great value for money. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible into the tour cost such as carefully selected quality accommodation, most meals, private vehicles and excursions.

Experienced local guides

Our guides in the field are what make your Mexico experience special. They are a passionate group of tourism professionals with extensive knowledge of the long and varied history of civilisations from the local ruins to the best walking trails and most authentic restaurants.

Custom adventures

With our team of local experts, we can customise your Mexico experience to create the perfect holiday should you wish to extend your time discovering Mexico's bustling capital or exploring the magnificent ruins of Chichen Itza.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.



Currency

Mexican Peso

Credit cards are widely accepted, particularly Visa, MasterCard and American Express. ATMs are available in most cities and towns and are the most convenient way to get money.

ATM's are available in most cities.

Although many businesses will accept foreign currency (particularly US Dollars) it is best to use pesos. Foreign currency can be exchanged at one of many casas de cambio (exchange houses), which have longer hours and offer a quicker service than the banks.

International Dialing Code

+52

Electricity
Type A plug

Electricity in Mexico is 127 Volts, at 60 hertz. The most common pin type is A. (2 flat prong).

Visas

Australian, British, European Union, United States, Canadian and New Zealand passport holders do not require a visa for entry into Mexico for a stay of up to 180 days. However, on arrival you will be required to obtain a Mexican government tourist card (tarjeta de turista) which is available free of charge at Mexican Immigration points (including airports). You must retain this card for the duration of your stay and hand it to immigration on your departure. All other nationalities should check with their nearest consulate.

Safety

Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project in Mexico to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.

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