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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.┬áThe 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 »

December 2017 Baja Bulletin

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  FMM Tourist Permits for January 2018 Since the price of FMMs usually increases on January 1 each year, Discover Baja is currently not issuing prepaid FMM Tourist Permits for members crossing into Baja in January until after the first of the new year when we know what the price will be. Other possible price… Read more »

November 2017 Baja Bulletin

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The 50th Baja 1000: Nov 14-18 A reminder that the 50th annual SCORE International┬áBaja 1000 off-road race will take place November 14-18, 2017. The race will begin in Ensenada and end in La Paz this year. This is a busy time to be traveling in the region, so we advise that you secure hotel accommodations… Read more »

October 2017 Baja Bulletin

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Earthquake Emergency Fund Binational Emergency is collecting supplies and money donations to help the victims of the earthquake in Mexico City. Donations will be accepted until January 2018. The following supply donations can be brought to the Discover Baja offices (we will deliver them to Binational): -bandages -first aid supplies -soap -toothpaste -non-perishable dry food… Read more »