Mexico has become quite a hot spot during the pandemic. It was one of the few places outside of the U.S. that Americans could travel to and it’s affordable. Top top it off, Mexico is gorgeous, has rich culture and incredible food. What’s not to love about it?

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If you’re planning a trip to Mexico soon, there are a few things you should know. 

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Requirements for travel

Travelers are not required to show a negative PCR test when arriving in the country. There is also no quarantine upon arrival. When staying at resorts, travelers will most likely have to complete a health questionnaire. 

 When returning to the U.S., travelers will need to take a COVID-19 within one day of departure. A negative result will be needed to depart, even if travelers are vaccinated. 

According to the U.S. Embassy, results for PCR and antigen tests in Mexico are available within a 24-hour time period. 

Are there restrictions?

Requirements to fill out a health declaration form was dropped in March 2022. Restrictions vary depending on cities in Mexico. It’s important to inquire with the hotel or resort you’ll be staying it before booking. 

There are COVID-19 testing sites at most hotels in Mexico.

Are COVID-19 cases high?

almost 325,000 deaths in Mexico from COVID-19. 

The country has administered over 200 million COVID-19 vaccine doses. 

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has declared Mexico as being at a Level 2 (moderate) risk for COVID-19. 

What’s in Mexico?

in addition to beautiful beaches and fun parties, Mexico has exceptional food and restaurants. There are also historical remains, art, and small towns to suit every interest. 

If you’re looking for beaches, resorts and parties, head to Cancun and Tulum. Mexico City is a great place for architecture, culture, and fashion. Oaxaca is a traditional town where you can live and learn among the locals. 

For more information on Mexico’s COVID-19 policies and restrictions, click here.

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