Monthly archive March, 2013
Trip Report – Ixtapa, Mexico – Feb 27 –  Mar 13, 2013

Trip Report – Ixtapa, Mexico – Feb 27 – Mar 13, 2013

Last year we opted for a spontaneous trip to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo to attend the International Guitar Festival. We loved it so much, we decided we needed to return this year. We booked a condo through VRBO (Home Away) and our airfare through Westjet, using our trusted travel agent. The value of a good travel agent can’t...

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Exchanging Money in Mexico

Exchanging Money in Mexico

If you’re coming down for a few weeks or even for the entire “high season,” you can convert your funds in three ways. First, you could bring U.S. (or Canadian) cash and trade it in for Mexican pesos at either a bank or a casa de cambio (a money-changing station). Second, you could arrive with...

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