Covid travel news for Mexico

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Updates for Mexico


Mexico Cancun, Tulum and Playa Del Carmen eases restrictions

The Governor of Quintana Roo has announced an easing of restrictions for Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum as the Mexican Caribbean prepares for an influx of travelers for spring break. State governor Carlos Joaquin announced that the state epidemiological light will change from orange to yellow which allows for more occupancy at hotels, restaurants and beaches.

Read more about the easing here.

Updated on February 23, 2021.

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Mexico Coronavirus stoplight map changes color as new case numbers show decline

Mexico will have just two maximum risk red light states as of Monday, according to the updated coronavirus stoplight map presented by the federal government on Friday, a reduction of 11 compared to the map currently in force.

Health Ministry official Ricardo Cortés said that only Guanajuato and Guerrero will remain red next week, while the other 11 maximum risk states will switch to high risk orange.

Read more here.

Updated on February 13, 2021.

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Mexico 13 states are red on coronavirus risk map; the only green state goes yellow

For the first time since September, no state in Mexico will be green on the coronavirus stoplight map next week after health authorities announced that Campeche would lose its low risk status on Monday.

Health Ministry official Ricardo Cortés said the state, low risk green since late September, would switch to yellow light medium risk on Monday, joining Chiapas – which was green until two weeks ago – as the only two states in the country with that designation.

Read more here.

Updated on February 10, 2021.

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Mexico Cancun and Playa Del Carmen have an increased epidemiological warning level

The Governor of Quintana Roo has announced that the northern area of the state including Cancun and Playa Del Carmen will have an increased epidemiological warning level.

Governor Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez said that the state will change to an orange epidemiological light for January 25-31.

Under the new warning level tourism related business will have to drop their capacity from 60% to a maximum of 30%. Beaches, markets, attractions will be under strict supervision to ensure that all health protocols are being met.

Source: Travel off Path

Updated on January 24, 2021.

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Mexico US has extended land border closure for non-essential travel with Mexico

In a presumably expected continuation of events, the US has extended their land border closure for non-essential travel with Canada and Mexico for an additional 30 days, which is now set to go through January 21st of the coming year.

The restrictions, however, do not apply correspondingly to other forms of travel, such as air and sea.

Source: Travel off Path

Updated on December 12, 2020.

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Mexico 3 states in Mexico at risk of going to red on coronavirus stoplight risk map

Three northern states are at risk of regressing to the red light “maximum” risk level on the federal government’s coronavirus stoplight system, health authorities said Friday.

Presenting an updated stoplight map that will take effect Monday, federal health promotion chief Ricardo Cortés said that the orange light “high” risk states of Coahuila, Durango and Nuevo León will turn red if their coronavirus outbreaks don’t wane. Read more and find the map here.

Updated on October 24, 2020.

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Mexico Mexico tightens corona measures in several touristic areas

The Mexican authorities have decided to tighten corona measures in several areas, especially the popular tourist locations. People can be fined for example if they don't wear a mask in places where they need to. Although Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is keen to reboot the economy, local authorities fear an increase of the virus. 

Updated on July 17, 2020.

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Mexico Mexico does not have any travel restrictions

Mexico does not have any entry restrictions, but travelers arriving from countries affected by COVID-19 will be screened and those showing symptoms quarantined if necessary.

A completed "health form" must be presented to immigration upon arrival.

The land borders between the US and Mexico are closed for all non-essential travel until at least July 23.

We recommend to always check if there are any latest travel restrictions before you book an accommodation. Travel may only be permitted for certain purposes and recreational travel may not be specifically permitted. Government measures are constantly changing, so we recommend that you regularly check for updates. Click here for travel restrictions and guidelines for Mexico.  

Updated on June 29, 2020.

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