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Visas are not required of British, Canadian, or American citizens. Proper identification in the form of passport, birth certificate, or voter registration card. Tourist cards must be filled out upon arrival, and are valid for 3-6 months. Student visas last up to year and can be extended later.

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Mexican Peso. As of this writing, the exchange was about 8.5 pesos per 1USD.

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Most shops are open from 9am to the early evenings. Some may close from 2-4pm along with offices, which reopen from 4-6pm.

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Three time zones separated by one hour.

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110 volts, standard American plugs.

Spanish. English is widely spoken in heavily touristed areas.

Varies according to locality.  Bottled water is recommended.

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