MEXICO CITY FAQ

Your questions answered for our Mexico City trip

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Experience Mexico City

  • Visit the Frida Kahlo Museum
  • Experience a Lucha Libre show
  • Meander through Teotihuacán Archaeological Site
  • Float along the Xochimilco Canals
  • Tour historic downtown Mexico City
Serving as the capital of México, Mexico City is rich in history and offers a vibrant art scene that attracts locals and visitors, alike. Fully immerse yourself in Mexico City’s unique culture as you spend five days in the heart of Mexico City experiencing the best of what this city has to offer, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites!

Have a question about the Under30Experiences Mexico City trip?

What are the accommodations like? How do I request a roommate?

You will stay in boutique hotel rooms for the duration of your trip. Solo travelers are paired with someone of the same gender.  

You can request a friend to be your roommate upon checkout. 

If you'd prefer not to have a roommate, private room options are available upon request, subject to hotel availability for an extra charge.  Please contact bookings@under30experiences.com for more details.

What kind of food can I expect?

In Mexico you can experience the vast array of wonderful food available in this region. Your group leader will be able to suggest restaurants to try during your trip. To give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat, generally not all meals are included in the trip price. This also gives you more budgeting flexibility. 

In Mexico City, like in any big city, you can expect to try all types of food, from street food to fine dining, from Mexican gastronomy to any specialty. Your leader will make sure to show you the most traditional dishes and places so you can experience all types of local flavors.

Will there be swimming options?

This trip will explore the interior of Mexico. If you would like to swim in sacred cenotes, check out our Yucatan trip.

What is the physical activity level of this trip?

Easy. This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active.  No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Can I opt out of an included activity?

Of course! This trip is your trip, and you don’t have to participate in anything you don’t want to. Just be aware that opting out of included activities will not change the price of your trip.

What is the nightlife like?

There is a little of everything in Mexico City’s nightlife. From salsa dancing, to craft breweries, to speakeasies, to amazing live music, there is something for everyone!

What type of luggage is best?

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer.

A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on our transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage.

What type of weather should I expect?

Mexico’s weather varies in the city & surrounding area depending on time of year. In Mexico City,  the average summer temperature is in the low 80s, and in winter low 70s , although in the winter (December) it can drop down to the low 40s in the evenings. Be sure to check the local weather forecast before departing for your trip.

What languages are spoken in Mexico City?

Spanish is the official language of Mexico. English is widely spoken in many tourist areas and hotels.

Knowing a second language is not required to enjoy this trip.

Do I need a power adaptor?

If you're from the US travelling to Mexico all US appliances and devices should work without a power converter or power adaptor.  If your device can run on 127 volts or is dual voltage but the plug won't fit in a Mexican power outlet you'll need to bring a suitable plug adaptor for Mexico such a Type B plug adaptor or a universal adaptor.

Can I drink the water?

The tap water in Mexico is NOT safe to drink. Please bring a reusable water bottle to refill at filtered water stations. 

We encourage our travelers to travel sustainably. Please bring a reusable water bottle.

Do I need a visa to visit Mexico?

When traveling with a passport, citizens of the United States, Canada, and most Latin American and European countries are entitled to stay in Mexico for 180 days. They must enter the country with a departure ticket and a valid passport that does not expire within 30 days of their arrival in Mexico.

To find specific visa requirements or restrictions for your home country, visit the Mexican embassy page.

Do you have last-minute deals?

Yes! Last-minute slots sometimes open up on sold-out trips. Visit our Trips On Sale page for the latest last-minute deals.
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Have a question that's not on this list?

Feel free to reach out to our all-star customer service team at info@under30experiences.com or by calling 1 (888) 839-2086.

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