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The Mexico Tourism Board (tel. 800/44-MEXICO in the U.S., or 01-800/006-8839 or 078 from within Mexico; www.visitmexico.com) is an excellent source for general information; you can request brochures and get answers to the most common questions from the exceptionally well-trained, knowledgeable staff. You can also call the Cancún location at tel. 998/884-8073.

The Mexican Government Tourist Board's main office is in Mexico City (tel. 55/5278-4200). Satellite offices in the U.S. are in Chicago (tel. 312/228-0517), Houston (tel. 713/772-2581), Los Angeles (tel. 213/739-6336), Miami (tel. 786/621-2909), and New York (tel. 212/308-2110). In Canada, you may call the Toronto office at tel. 416/925-0704; and in the United Kingdom, offices are in London (tel. 020/7488-9392).

The Chiapas Tourism Board is at Blvd. Belisario Dominguez 950, CP29060 Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas (tel. 961/613-9396). The Quintana Roo Tourist Board is at Carr. a. Calderitas 622, CP77010 Chetumal, Quintana Roo (tel. 983/835-0860). The Tabasco Tourism Board is at Av. Los Rios s/n, Tabasco 2000, CP86035 Villahermosa, Tabasco (tel. 993/316-5134). The Yucatán Tourism Board is at Calle 59 No. 514, Centro, CP97000 Mérida, Yucatán (tel. 999/924-9389).

The Mexican Embassy in Canada is at 45 O'Connor St., Suite 1000, Ottawa, ON, K1P 1A4 (tel. 613/233-8988; fax 613/235-9123). Consulate offices are at 2055 rue Peel, Bureau 1000, Montreal, QC, H3A 1V4 (tel. 514/288-2502); Commerce Court West, 199 Bay St., Suite 4440, Toronto, ON, M5L 1E9 (tel. 416/368-2875); and 411-1177 W. Hastings St., 4th Floor, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2K3 (tel. 604/684-1859).

The Mexican Embassy (Consular Section) in the United Kingdom is at 16 Georges St., London, W1S1FD (tel. 020/7499-8586).

The Mexican Embassy in the United States is at 1911 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20006 (tel. 202/736-1600).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.