Area Code -- The local telephone area code is 624.

Banks -- Banks exchange currency during business hours, which are generally Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 6pm, and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Several major banks with ATMs are on Zaragoza between Morelos and Degollado and in the downtown. A plaza with a bank, ATM, American Express office, and currency exchange is at the south end of Bulevar Mijares.

Emergencies -- Dial tel. 066, or the local police number at City Hall (tel. 624/142-0361).

Hospital -- Hospital General is at Retorno Atunero s/n, Col. Chamizal (tel. 624/142-0013).

Internet Access -- Most hotels provide some sort of Wi-Fi and/or provide a computer for guest use. Many cafes and restaurants offer Wi-Fi, too.

Pharmacy -- Farmacia ISSSTE, Carretera Transpeninsular Km 34, Plaza California Local 7 (tel. 624/142-2645), is open daily from 8am to 8pm.

Post Office -- The correo, Bl. Mijares 1924, at Valerio González (tel. 624/142-0911), is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm, Saturday from 9am to 1pm. For more substantial mailings, Mail Boxes Etc., Plaza Las Palmas Km 31 (tel. 624/142-4355), is open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and Saturday from 9am to noon.

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.