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The Mexico Tourism Board (tel. 800/44-MEXICO [44-639426] in the U.S.; or 01-800/006-8839 or tel. 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 are in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. In Canada: Toronto (tel. 416/925-0704). In the United Kingdom: London (tel. 020/7488-9392). In the United States: 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).

The Chiapas Tourism Board is at Bulevar Belisario Domínguez 950, 29060 Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chi. (tel. 961/613-9396). The Quintana Roo Tourist Board is at Carr. a. Calderitas 622, 77010 Chetumal, Q. Roo (tel. 983/835-0860). The Tabasco Tourism Board is at Av. Los Rios s/n, Tabasco 2000, 86035 Villahermosa, Tab. (tel. 993/316-5134). The Yucatán Tourism Board is at Calle 59 no. 514, Centro, 97000 Mérida, Yuc. (tel. 999/924-9389).

The Mexican Embassy in Canada is at 2055 Rue Peel, Bureau 100, Montreal, QUE, H3A 1V4 (tel. 514/288-2502); Commerce Court West, 199 Bay St., Suite 4440, Toronto, ON, M5L 1E9 (tel. 416/368-2875); 411-117 W. Hastings St., 4th Floor, Vancouver, BC, V6E2K3 (tel. 604/684-1859); and 1500-45 O'Connor St., Ottawa, ON, K1P 1A4 (tel. 613/233-8988; fax 613/235-9123).

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).

Online Traveler's Toolbox

  • Regional Travel (www.travelyucatan.com; www.yucatantoday.com; www.sac-be.com; www.cozumelmycozumel.com)
  • Regional Airports (www.asur.com.mx)
  • Cancún Convention & Visitors Bureau (www.cancun.travel/en)
  • Riviera Maya Tourism Board (www.rivieramaya.com)
  • Yucatán Tourism Board (www.yucatan.travel)
  • Campeche Tourism Board (www.campeche.travel)
  • Expat Life on the Peninsula (www.locogringo.com; www.yucatanliving.com)
  • Local Government (www.yucatan.gob.mx; www.qroo.gob.mx; www.campeche.travel; www.chiapas.gob.mx; www.tabasco.gob.mx)
  • Travel Warnings (www.state.gov; www.fco.gov.uk/travel; www.voyage.gc.ca; www.smartraveller.gov.au)

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.