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Mexican Free Zone

The Mexican Free Zone designed to attract tourists. Formerly the “hassle-free” or “liberated area” – officially it is called the “Free Trade Zone.” This zone is about 15-20 miles into Mexico all along the Mexican border. Its intention is to reduce government requirements (Mexican government requirements) for tourists visiting and spending money in the area.… Continue Reading

Mexican Insurance Laws 2019

Mexican Insurance Laws 2019

There is still a lot of confusion about what is required legally in Mexico when driving across the border (southbound). Mexican Car Insurance law on the books in Mexico regarding tourists. Here are the highlights: In 2019 All Cars are Required to Have Mexican Insurance in Mexico Under Mexican Federal Law – as of 2019… Continue Reading

Difference between U.S. and Mexico Insurance

Difference between U.S. and Mexico Insurance

Is Mexico Insurance (“mexinsurance“) better insurance than what is available in the U.S.? Alternatively, does the U.S. have better Insurance than Mexico? Statistics reveal a worrying trend of Americans taking advantage of Mexico health care system. Is it that Mexico has a better health care system than the U.S.? While this may leave more questions… Continue Reading

Simplified:  Mexican Insurance Coverage

Simplified: Mexican Insurance Coverage

Mexican Insurance is not simple. The truth is, domestic insurance is not simple so how can car insurance in a foreign country be easier to understand? Our goal with this article is to Simplify Mexican Insurance Coverage Listed below are the five Mexican insurance coverage basics. Every Mexican Car Insurance policy has some form of… Continue Reading

The GoGringo.com Acquisition

The GoGringo.com Acquisition

In June of 2018, we ultimately acquired the assets of gogringo.com – a Mexico Tourist Travel resource on the web.  It contained hundreds of pages of relevant Mexico travel content, with accompanying images.  Also, and probably what we are most proud of with the gogringo.com acquisition are the Maps! GoGringo.com Loved Mexico As you read… Continue Reading

Driving in Mexico City – “Hoy No Circula” Restrictions

Driving in Mexico City – What you need to Know If you plan on driving in Mexico City (or plan to drive through Mexico City), please read this article. What is the Hoy No Circula program? First of all, the goal of the “Hoy No Circula” program is to set standards that reduce vehicular traffic… Continue Reading

Cosmetic Surgery in Mexico: Safe and Inexpensive

Cosmetic Surgery in Mexico: Safe and Inexpensive

Mexican Surgeon Cosmetic surgery in the United States is cost-prohibitive for many Americans. Because procedures associated with aesthetics are usually not covered by medical insurance providers in the U.S., people who want to enjoy everything from breast augmentation to IPL skin treatments must pay out of pocket. Yet, many cosmetic treatments can enhance our lives–the… Continue Reading

Supporting Youth Basketball in Tijuana

Supporting Youth Basketball in Tijuana

MexInsurance.com and the Hoopology Academy teamed up this summer to offer a camp to the children of Tijuana and it was a huge success. Jason Perkins, the founder of Hoopology applied his expertise and passion for the game south of the border this July to the benefit of the Children of Tijuana, Mexico.  Mr. Perkins applies… Continue Reading

Rosarito Sewage

Rosarito Sewage

Rosarito dumps more than 20 million gallons of raw sewage into the ocean every day. Several local news outlets have reported this story which includes drone footage of the massive amounts of raw sewage pouring into the ocean at Rosarito. Continue Reading

Time Zones for Daily Coverage

Time Zones for Daily Coverage

Daily Insurance Time Zone Support When you purchase daily Mexican Insurance, “mexinsurance,” you are buying 24-hour blocks, and you have the option to purchase as many days as you want.  You choose when to start, and it will end 24 hours (or however many days you select) later at the same time. As a California… Continue Reading

Towing in Mexico

Towing in Mexico

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Here are some important things to note when you tow your boat, trailer, another car, utility trailer or ATV down to Mexico:

1. You MUST identify the towed unit when trailering in Mexico. When you add weight to the rear of your automobile it changes the operating dynamic and risk. Failure to tow behind an insured vehicle without listing … Continue Reading

From Canada to Mexico

From Canada to Mexico

There is a natural draw from Canada to Mexico.  So, what do Canadians need to consider before taking the trip across both borders into the land of Sun and Relaxation?  How can a Canadian prepare themselves properly to ensure a relaxing trip? Here are the requirements:  Passport.  Before you cross into Mexico – make you… Continue Reading

NOT a good weekend to visit Mexico through San Diego!!!

NOT a good weekend to visit Mexico through San Diego!!!

The people of Tijuana are protesting the gas prices and political situation in Tijuana and throughout Mexico. The protesters are literally blocking traffic in both directions at the border which is causing closure. Unless you want to wait 6 hours to cross, or drive to Arizona to cross, pass on your weekend excursion to Baja this weekend. Continue Reading

Mexican Insurance Roadside Assistance Claims – Trip to CDMX

Mexican Insurance Roadside Assistance Claims – Trip to CDMX

Mexinsurance Roadside Assistance.  Our commitment as premier Mexican auto insurance provider is to ease stress involved with the unexpected happening while you drive in Mexico.  Obviously, a flat tire, an accident, car breakdown – these things will cause paint and it is out of our control.  Mexinsurance Roadside Assistance is always included; Continue Reading