Mexico holidays have something for everyone; from exploring the pyramids of the ancient Aztec capital Teotihuacan and admiring Xochimilco the world famous floating gardens, to sampling the fantastic shopping holidays in Mexico offer or simply chilling out on the beautiful sand beaches. Holidays to Mexico are not complete without indulging in the superb Mexican cuisine know for its varied flavours and spices and all 7 of our Mexico holiday resorts boast plenty of bars and restaurants so you will be spoilt for choice!
We have plenty of all inclusive holidays to Mexico, including the stylish party capital Cancun, the stunning beaches of Playa del Carmen and adjacent Playacar and for those seeking the 'real' Mexico, Tulum offers the combination of relaxation, beautiful beaches and archeological intrigue.
Eats & drinks
Beer - £2.00
Can of coke - £0.55
Loaf of bread - £0.85
Bottle of wine - £5.40
3 course meal at a local restaurant - £30.00
3 course meal at a top restaurant - £80.00
The above are approx local supermarket costs.
Fun & games
Time zone offset: GMT -6 Hours
Currency: Mexican Peso
There are beaches and water sports in abundance. For unrivalled snorkelling, head to Xel-Ha natural water park, a 22-acre freshwater lagoon. Here and at Xcaret Ecopark you can swim with dolphins in natural conditions.
Tear yourself away from the beach for a day trip to Chichen Itza, one of Mexico's most famous archeological sites. Other gems not to be missed include the ruins of Tulum and Xcaret theme park.
Fly non-stop from London Gatwick on Virgin Atlantic's award-winning service to Cancun. The flight operates throughout the year on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with the expection of 01 Jan '13 to 30 Mar '13 and 27 Oct '13 and 30 Apr '14 where flights are only on a Tuesday and Saturday.
Flight time: 11 hours.
- Beautiful Beaches
- Fantastic Diving
- Mayan Ruins
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Different destinations have different magic touches so make sure to check them out to see what makes your holiday with us so special.
Jan 2013–BPM Festival - Top Dj's from all over the world performing in different venues on the beach
March 2013-Spring Break
November 2013 - Day of the Dead festivities
December 2013 - Cozumel Scuba Fest
Please note: all events listed are for helpful information only and many are subject to entrance fees and/or prior reservation, and may be cancelled at any time. Please check with the relevant tourist office if you need further information on these or any of the other events in this region.
Very Important Information.
Mexico Entry Requirement - travelling with children.
It's been brought to our attention that the Mexican Migration Act stipulates that to enter and exit the country children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by either of the parents or those with parental responsibility/guardianship over them.
There's no requirement for authorisation from the absent parent, for example in the case of single parents or those divorced/separated unless you appear not to be the child's parent - e.g. if you have a different surname to your child.
You'll be asked to provide notarized written authorisation signed by the parent who is not travelling with the child or by both parents where neither is travelling with the child.
If you're not able to provide this you'll need to be able to show evidence of your relationship to the child and/or the reason why they are travelling with you e.g. a birth or adoption certificate, divorce or marriage certificates or Parental Responsibility Order. This will minimise the risk of problems when entering or leaving Mexico.
Children under 18 years old travelling alone or accompanied by an adult who is not the parent or a legal guardian must present to the immigration officer in Mexico a valid passport and notarized written authorisation from the parent(s) granting their permission for the child to enter/exit the country. This must also be translated into Spanish.
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