There are five things you need when driving your vehicle into Mexico for more than a few days: tourist card. passport stamp. temporary vehicle importation permit. temporary vehicle importation permit sticker to put by your rearview mirror. Mexican auto insurance. Get a fairly early start out of San Diego because the lines can be long, […]
San Diego—Tijuana Border Crossing There are five things you need when driving your vehicle into Mexico for more than a few days: 1. A tourist card. 2. A passport stamp. 3. A temporary vehicle importation permit. 4. A temporary vehicle importation permit sticker to put by your rearview mirror. 5. Mexican auto insurance. Get a […]
A friend of mine is building a house just across the border in Mexico and I asked him the other day if he thought that Mexico was a dangerous place to travel these days and he told me that it is for sure if you are a drug dealer and you trespass on other dealers […]
Kevin N drove a Mercedes to Costa Rica—who said you need a 4×4. Thanks for the update Kevin! “I made my trip no problem to Costa Rica a few weeks ago, I drove a 1983 Mercedes Benz Turbo Diesel. No mechanical problems what soever. It also helps I checked everything before the trip. Mexico was […]
Surfing Baja Quatros Casas,Probably the best known and crowded break in this stretch of Baja,but the reason for its popularity is a bit of a mystery.
In general border towns are areas that you want to move through very quickly. I recommend NOT sleeping in border towns—choose a location that will get you to the border crossing early enough in the morning to strategically process your paperwork and that allows you ample time for any problems or complications that may arise. […]
We have many loco users that only plan to do a portion of the drive—which is great—getting on the road, any road, should be your main objective when reaching out towards a new adventure. One of the services we offer to subscribers is a q&a with the author, if you have a specific question about […]
Buying or selling a car in Costa Rica is a little more complicated than in Canada. You have to use a Notary. Most all lawyers are also Notaries so you can use just about any lawyer. The buyer and vendor can use the same lawyer since they’re not acting as a legal representative but as a […]
The people of Guatemala have endured years of internal struggle, but you would never realize it from the smiles on their faces as you drive through the miles of farmland. This page is about driving your vehicle through Guatemala.
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