Posts Categorized: News

October 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Hurricane Rosa and Hurricane Sergio Hurricane Rosa hit the northern state of Baja California last week, bringing heavy rains, flooding, and road damage. Highway Mexico 5 is currently impassable due to road collapses and washouts from Puertecitos to Gonzaga Bay. Gonzaga Bay is still accessible by going around and taking Highway 5 from Highway 1… Read more »

September 2018 Baja Bulletin

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New Phone Number for HDI Claims There’s a new phone number to call for HDI insurance claims: 477-710-4781.  Members should log into their accounts and print a new copy of their policy so that they have a copy with the new claims phone number on it. As a reminder, in the case of a claim,… Read more »

August 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  New PedEast San Ysidro Pedestrian Crossing Opening A new pedestrian border crossing at San Ysidro is scheduled to start operations on August 15th. The new facility is replacing the temporary eight-lane structure that has been in use during construction. The PedEast border crossing will have 22 lanes but is planned to open with 10… Read more »

July 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  Be Prepared for Hurricane Season Hurricane season runs from May 15-November 30 in the Pacific. Read our Hurricane Preparedness Guide with resources to help you be prepared for hurricane season in Baja Sur.   Peso Exchange Rate You’ll find that establishments in Baja are allowed to set their own dollar to peso exchange rate… Read more »

June 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  Be Prepared for Hurricane Season Hurricane season runs from May 15-November 30 in the Pacific. Read our Hurricane Preparedness Guide with resources to help you be prepared for hurricane season in Baja Sur.     June 17th is Father’s Day Don’t forget that Father’s Day is coming up on Sunday, June 17th. We’ve got… Read more »

May 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Ride Hailing Service Andale in Cabo Ride hailing service Andale is now available in Los Cabos. The app uses a similar interface as Uber or Lyft and provides the same security and reliability while costing less than a taxi. You can request a ride in current time, or reserve a ride for later. For more… Read more »

April 2018 Baja Bulletin

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La Ruta del Arte Rosarito A new project for Rosarito called La Ruta del Arte Rosarito (Rosarito Art Route) will highlight the vibrant art scene of the northern Baja town. The project will include a map, printed brochures, a website, and an app promoting the studios and galleries of the Rosarito artists. Stay tuned for more… Read more »

March 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  FMM Tourist Permits – Entry Stamps and Return A reminder that when you have purchased a prepaid FMM tourist permit through Discover Baja, you still need to stop at the immigration office at the border when crossing into Mexico to get the FMM stamped. Take your FMM and receipt (three pages in total) as… Read more »

February 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  Using NADA to Accurately Value Your Vehicle When assessing the value of your vehicle for Mexican auto insurance, please use the NADA website to correctly calculate the value. In the case of an accident or theft, your Mexican auto insurance will reimburse based on mid-level NADA value.   2018 Fiestas de la Vendimia Dates… Read more »

January 2018 Baja Bulletin

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  ACE Mexican Auto Insurance Changing Name to CHUBB As of January 2018, ACE Seguros is changing their name to CHUBB Seguros. If you currently have Mexican auto insurance coverage with ACE, you do not need to do anything. The coverage you have with ACE will remain the same and the phone numbers on your… Read more »