Mexico - Mexico City

Regional Travel Advice
- Staying in Mexico City ? Visitors should be aware that it is considered a high-altitude city, and some travellers – especially those with respiratory or heart ailments – may have trouble acclimatizing.- Arrival: ignore any taxi touts and do not make use of unofficial taxis. Travellers doing so threaten their own personal safety and become more vulnerable to crime.- Theft, such as bag snatching and pick pocketing is common in tourist destinations. Pay attention to your valuables in these areas.- Be on the alert for scams, of which a variety occur. Police officers have been known to extort money from tourists by using minor offenses or traffic violations as a front. ‘Virtual’ kidnappings see criminals use personal details to enable an exchange of personal information or a wire transfer over the phone.