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Mexico Travel Health and Safety

Minimize your risks on your vacation in Mexico, and what to do if you get sick.

Mexico Travel Safety
Basic tips to help you avoid being a victim of crime.

Tips for Women Travelers to Mexico
Some special considerations for women traveling in Mexico.

Is travel to Mexico safe?
A frequently asked question about travel to Mexico: is Mexico safe?

Mexico Travel Alerts and Travel Warnings
Travel alerts inform travelers about situations which may pose a risk for them. Find out about the US State Department's current travel alert for Mexico.

Mexico Safety Tips - Readers Share Tips for Safe Travel in Mexico
Do you have a special way of keeping safe when you travel? Share your Mexico safety tips!

Taking Authorized Taxis
Taking authorized taxis will help you stay safe and avoid rip-offs. Here's what you need to know about taking authorized taxis in Mexico City and other large cities in Mexico.

Register Your Trip
By registering your trip with your country's embassy or consulate you ensure that your whereabouts are known in case of a disaster or emergency.

Safety Tips for Spring Break in Mexico
Find out what precautions you should take to make sure your spring break in Mexico is safe and fun.

Prevent Montezuma's Revenge
A case of upset stomach can put a severe cramp in your vacation. Learn what measures you can take to prevent the dreaded "Montezuma's Revenge."

Hurricane Season in Mexico
Traveling during hurricane season brings with it both advantages and risks. Here are some points to keep in mind when considering travel during hurricane season.

Dengue Fever in Mexico
Information about Dengue Fever in Mexico, symptoms, treatment and how to avoid infection.

Swine Flu Travel Tips
Find out what measures to take to prevent the spread of swine flu when you travel to Mexico.

Is it safe to travel to Mexico during the swine flu (H1N1) outbreak?
Mexico travel safety during the swine flu outbreak: find out if it's safe to travel to Mexico during the swine flu outbreak and how you can stay healthy if you travel to Mexico at this time.

Timeline of Mexico's 2009 Swine Flu Outbreak
Here's an updated timeline of events in Mexico's 2009 swine flu outbreak. This timeline is updated daily to reflect the changing situation of the swine flu H1N1 epidemic.

Do You Need Travel Insurance?
About's Guide to Budget Travel explores the different types of travel insurance coverage.

CDC Health Information for Travel to Mexico
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers health recommendations for those planning a trip to Mexico.

MD Travel Health Recommendations for Mexico
The MD Travel Health Web Site brings you recommendations for staying healthy on your trip to Mexico.

U.S. State Department's Mexico Fact Sheet
Information about travel to Mexico, with emphasis on health and safety concerns.

Beach Warning Flags in Mexico
The warning flag system on beaches in Mexico lets you know whether the water is safe for swimming. Find out the meaning of the colors of beach warning flags.

Montezuma's Revenge Precautions and Remedies
Readers share their ways of dealing with Montezuma's Revenge while traveling in Mexico. Do you have any special precautions or remedies for Montezuma's Revenge? Share you advice.

How to Have a Safe Trip to Mexico
Some simple steps you can take to ensure you have a safe and happy trip to Mexico.

Is Mexico Safe or Not - Share Your Experience Is Mexico a Safe Travel...
Is Mexico a safe destination for travelers? Please share your own experience.

Healthy Vacations in Mexico
Here are some ideas for a healthy vacation in Mexico. Whether you're looking to kick-start a fitness plan, enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments, or spend some quiet time reconnecting with nature.

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