Visitors to México

Please click here for answers to some frequently asked questions about travel to México.

The Government of México has outlined, in English, a listing of agri-food products for human and animal consumption, and the requirements for tourists to import those products into México. Details at the link below:


The Mexican peso (sign: $; code: MXN) is the currency of México. In Cancún, all major world currencies (CAD, EUR, GBP, USD, and more) can easily be converted into pesos at local banks and currency exchange houses, of which many are available. In addition, the US dollar (sign: $; code: USD) is also freely accepted as a means of payment at many local businesses.

Having a small supply of Mexican pesos on hand is recommended, for use as local bus fare or small purchases in local stores.