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Los Cabos — Important Information

At a Glance

Local Currency

Mexican Peso

Local Time 

GMT -5

Official Language

Spanish

Visa Information

Mexico Visa

Power

In Mexico, the standard voltage is 127 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Mexico if the standard voltage in your country is between 110 – 127 V (as is in the US, Canada, and most South American countries).

Local Weather

The temperature in winter averages between 20 and 24 degrees Celsius (high 68 to 74° Fahrenheit) and in summer the average temperature is around 28 degrees Celsius (83° Fahrenheit). October through May is the city’s dry season, which means this period has very little rain.

Tourism Website

Visit Mexico

Los Cabos Guide

Visit Los Cabos

Health Information

Vaccinations

Recommended Vaccinations for Mexico

Health Tips

Health Tips for Mexico

Hospitals

Hospital H+ Los Cabos

AMC American Medical Center

BlueNet Hospitals

Family Services

Babysitting Services

Baja Babysitting

Cabo Babysitters

Cabo Sitters and Care

Baby Gear Rentals

Baja Baby Gear

Cabo Baby Gear Rental

Transportation

Car Seat Laws

There are no mandatory laws for the use of child car seats in Mexico. However, if you plan to ride in a car with a child under the age of 5, you should always use a car seat for safety.

Transportation Advice

Taxis and Uber are available in Los Cabos, though in many cases you may be better off reserving private car transportation. The buses are a convenient way to get from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo and the beaches and resorts in the Tourist Corridor.

Local Airlines

Some local airlines in Mexico for domestic travel include Aeromexico, Interjet Airlines and Viva Aeorobus.

Emergency Services

Police

911

Fire Department

911

Ambulance

911

Other Things To Know

Tipping Customs

Some restaurants add a service charge (propina) which is around 10%. You do not need to tip more if this is added to your bill. At a bar in Mexico, tip between 10 and 20 pesos per drink. If you run a tab, you can tip around 15% at the end.

Important Holidays

Public Holidays In Mexico

Safety Issues

Exercise increased caution in Mexico due to crime and kidnapping. Some areas have increased risk.

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