Official - only pesos accepted in Mexico
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September 16th, 2010, 10:04 PM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Niagara, Canada
Originally Posted by
The information above is not accurate. You will still be able to make purchases
up to $100
using U.S. Dollars. This will have little impact on the tourist areas.
As always, it can be a good idea to use an ATM and have a few pesos in your pocket for small purchases.
Here is a link to a couple of stories that explains the situation.
Mexico putting limit on purchases in dollars : News : ValleyCentral.com
Mexico clears up currency rumours - Travel Trade Gazette
That's OK for ship passengers - if true - so hard to say these days, however for those who are staying landside it's still going to be an issue.
As for using plastic - I wouldn't even consider it in Mexico.
More than 300 days at sea so far with many more to come.
(Actually more - one of these days I'll count them properly.)
Celebrity Solstice - Feb. 21/15 (moved out a year due to illness)
42 cruises - too many to list however cruiselines are in no particular order:
and some unknown tub
Yes, I'm a Royal Chump and proud of it.
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