When I attended the Qualitas Agent Conference in August 2014 I learned about the AVQ – which is a domestic Roadside Assistance program that Qualitas offers to their domestic insureds. I asked the director from Mexico City if we could tweak the program for tourists. Over next two weeks we developed a program for tourists that addresses ALL of our goals for you….all of them:
Mexinsurance.com has implemented significant changes for 2015 that offer the highest quality Mexican Insurance anywhere on the planet. The enhanced Roadside Assistance (AVQ) coupled with the increased standard liability package make the mexinsurance.com package among the best available anywhere.
Whale Watching in Baja There are so many fun activities to do in Baja Mexico that many tourists overlook whale watching. These people are missing out! Whale watching is one of Baja’s absolute best attractions and the expertise of several of the tour groups practically guarantees that you will see whales during winter excursions. Whale…
Plants and Animals in Baja Mexico’s Baja Peninsula is absolutely chock-full of amazing plant and animal life. In fact, it is one of the most biologically diverse regions on the entire planet. Though most people visit Mexico to indulge in the sandy beaches, extremely surfable waves, excellent restaurants, or world-class fishing, there are plenty of wildlife…
Kayaking Baja When you imagine a trip to Baja Mexico, kayaking is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Though it is not nearly as popular of a vacation activity as soaking up the sun on the beach, fishing, or surfing, sea kayaking is becoming increasingly popular among tourists in the Baja area….
If you’re heading to Cabo San Lucas, consider a stay at the Royal Solaris which is renowned for its water park. Kids will enjoy the park as well as the family pool. The resort boasts a special kids club that provides loads of activities. Mom and Dad can relax by the swim-up bar while the kids splash in the park or enjoy cultural activities with qualified instructors.
Fishing and boating in Mexico is among the most popular pastimes for vacationers. In fact, many people plan their Mexican vacations around their fishing pursuits. While the coast of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its sport fishing, Mexico boasts many regions that are ideal for fishing. If you are planning to do any fishing in Mexico, you will need to procure a Mexican fishing license as will everyone on the boat.
Rocky Point is one of Northern Mexico’s most popular destinations. Travelers come to enjoy weekend getaways as well as vacations. Visitors come to experience Rocky Point’s incredible sport fishing, golf, beaches, snorkeling, and so much more
Though Mexico’s coastal waters boast extraordinary sport fishing, its lakes are also filled with trophy fish like bass. In fact, Mexico is a hub for bass fishing and many of its lakes boast ideal habitats for these fish. International travelers flock to various bass hot spots for incredible Mexican fishing trips that promise to be unforgettable in terms of fishing, climate, and scenic attractions.
Getting a traffic ticket in Mexico may be inconvenient (as it is anywhere), but it’s not the end of the world and shouldn’t put a damper on your vacation or travel plans. To handle a ticket in Mexico listen carefully to the officer and ask
Toll roads or “autopistas” cover Mexico in a vast network. This extensive network includes freeways and highways that require the payment of tolls similar to the U.S. roadway system. Many toll roads are well maintained and lit and offer safer…
Last week Qualitas held their Annual Taller de Agentes (Agent Workshops) in Tijuana. These workshops keep getting better. This year Qualitas was proud to announce that they now provide 25% of the Tourist Auto Insurance market . Qualitas is the clear leader in this Tourist Auto Insurance sector.
Most travelers to Mexico know that they must have Mexican driving insurance to drive in Mexico; however, driving in certain areas of the country requires drivers to have a Mexican driving permit. Driving within twenty-five miles of the border as well as throughout the Baja Peninsula and permit-free locales like Rocky Point does not necessitate a permit. For those drivers planning longer excursions into the interior of the country to visit some of Mexico’s most extraordinary natural features, a permit must be procured from the Banco Nacional del Ejército Fuerza Aérea y Armada, or Banjercito as it is known.
Current law states that pet owners may Drive into Mexico with their pets provided they carry two documents. First, they will need an International Certificate of Good Health and second, a document denoting proof of their pet’s vaccinations.
Does my Mexican Insurance (Mex Insurance) cover your personal property while in Mexico? NO. Mex Insurance covers the vehicle and occupants subject to the terms and conditions while in Mexico, however most people don’t realize that your personal property is covered under the homeowners and/or renters insurance policies!
A person attempting to export a used self-propelled vehicle shall present to Customs, at the port of exportation, both the vehicle and the required documentation describing the vehicle to include the VIN or, if the vehicle does not have a VIN, the product identification number (PIN). Exportation of a vehicle will be permitted only upon compliance with these requirements, unless the vehicle was entered into the United States under an in-bond procedure, a carnet, a Temporary Importation Bond, or under a personal exemption for non-residents who entered the vehicle for a 1-year period.
Driving in Mexico can be intimidating for the inexperienced, but this article will help you understand the people of Mexico as related to driving in Mexico, so that you will feel more comfortable. With Mexico being so different from American and Canadian cultures, many tourists choose Driving in Mexico, rather than fly since it’s so close. I’ve heard stories of Americans crossing the border, then after seeing how Mexican motorists navigate, they immediately took the first U-turn opportunity and got in line to come back to the safety of the US of A.
All people traveling to Mexico will need to have their U.S. passport or passport card in order to cross the border and reenter the United States. This requirement includes travel by land, sea, and air. If you do not have a U.S. passport, you’ll need to procure one in advance of your travels to Mexico.
Are you following Mexico customs rules? When entering Mexico, travelers can expect to fill out a Customs Declaration Form. It is essential to fill this form out honestly as travelers are subject to random inspections. If you are chosen for inspection, your baggage may be inspected to ascertain that your form has been filled out correctly…
Wine Tasting Baja? It’s not a big secret that Baja Mexico is one of the best places to go for a great drink, especially if you’re looking for something tequila-based. What most people don’t know though – even those that pride themselves on being connoisseurs of alcohol – is that the peninsula is also a…