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Intl Calls
Country code for Mexico is 52.
While in Mexico, dial 040 for information
(Check with your hotel for surcharges BEFORE calling.)

Location
Latitude: 21° 26' North
Longitude: 86° 51' West

Climate
Yearly average of a sunny 80° F or 27° C.

Time Zone
Time Zone: Central Standard Time

Language
Official language Spanish. English is understood by most people employed in tourism

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Banks and Currency Exchange Facilities
US Dollars are easily exchanged into pesos in banks, major hotels, airports and exchange houses. Mexican banks are generally open from 9 am to 2:30 pm weekdays only. Exchange houses are open longer and offer quicker service. Most credit cards are accepted in shops, hotels and travel agencies. Major purchases are best made with a credit card. You automatically receive the bank rate of exchange, which is higher than the rates given in town or at the hotels.

Business Hours
Most stores are open from 10 am to 10 pm daily in the Hotel Zone. Stores downtown may close between 2 pm and 4 pm for the traditional "siesta" and on Sundays.

Telephone Numbers
Hospital Americano
84-61333/84-6068 (24-hours)
15 Viento Street, SM4
Red Cross
84-1616 (24-hours)
Yaxchilan Avenue, SM21
Total Assist
84-1092, 84-8116 (24-hours)
5 Claveles Street, SM22

Marriage
Due to Cancún's popularity as a honeymoon destination, most major hotels are happy to arrange a wedding for a visitng couple, and will likely have a wedding coordinator on-site, or be able to refer you to a local company that provides those services. Consult with your travel agent or directly with your hotel about those arrangements. The LEGAL requirements for marriage in Cancún are as follows:
Certified copies of both parties' birth certificates or valid passports Blood tests from their doctors taken within 15 days of their wedding date; tests for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, a copy of their tourist permits (see "Documentation" above) or visas if required for entry and four witnesses.
If previously married the parties will need to show the divorce decree or a certified copy of spouse's death certificate, if widowed.

Departure Tax
Departure tax is approximately U.S.$17, except for passengers under two years of age, who are exempt from the tax.

Documentation
U.S. citizens need a valid passport a driver’s license or other official photo I.D.; a visa is not necessary.

Drinking Water
Stay away from ice, uncooked food, seafood that may not have been refrigerated, unpasteurized milk and milk products, and drink only bottled water or water that has been boiled for several minutes. When ordering cold drinks at untouristed establishments, skip the ice, ask for your beverage sin hielo. For mild cases of turista, try Pepto-Bismol. Drink plenty of purified water. For children there is a special rehydrating formula available at all pharmacies. If you suspect food poisoning, see a local doctor immediately.




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