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However, rollaway beds to accommodate children staying in the room with parents are often available. Child seats or high chairs at restaurants are common, and most restaurants will go out of their way to accommodate the comfort of your child. Consider bringing your own car seat, as they are not readily available for rent in Mexico. com). com). F O R G AY & L E S B I A N T R AV E L E R S Mexico is a conservative country, with deeply rooted Catholic religious traditions. Public displays of same-sex affection are rare and still considered shocking for men, especially outside of urban or resort areas.
A negotiated one-way price is usually much less than the cost of a rental car for a day, and service is much faster than traveling by bus. 38 C H A P T E R 1 . P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P Travel Tip Little English is spoken at bus stations, so come prepared with your destination written down, then double-check the departure. For anyone who is uncomfortable driving in Mexico, this is a convenient, comfortable alternative. An added bonus is that you have a Spanish-speaking person with you in case you run into any car or road trouble.
Customs. Drugstores Farmacias (pharmacies) will sell you just about anything, with or without a prescription. Most pharmacies are open Monday to Saturday from 8am to 8pm. The major resort areas generally have one or two 24-hour pharmacies. Pharmacies take turns staying open during off hours, so if you are in a smaller town and need to buy medicine during off hours, ask for the farmacia de turno. Electricity The electrical system in Mexico is 110 volts AC (60 cycles), as in the United States and Canada.