Posts Categorized: Baja Bulletin

May 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Extension on Expired SENTRI Cards The CBP continues to be backlogged on SENTRI renewals. Many card holders that have already applied for renewal will now find that they will receive an extension to use their card up to a year (formerly six months) past their expiration date. The extra six-month extension is not necessarily… Read more »

April 2019 Baja Bulletin

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Temporary Highway I-5 Southbound Closure April 14th-15th Southbound lanes of San Diego’s Highway 5 will be temporary closed for nine hours from the I-905 south to the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry. The closure will take place this Sunday, April 14th at 10pm until Monday, April 15th at 7am. Traffic will be rerouted to… Read more »

March 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Daylight Savings: March 10th and April 7th Daylight savings time will begin soon with clocks springing ahead one hour for the time change. The northern state of Baja California changes time at 2am on Sunday, March 10th (along with U.S.). The state of Baja California Sur does not change time until 2am on Sunday,… Read more »

February 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja has Mexican Fishing Licenses in Stock We have yearly, monthly, weekly, or daily Mexican fishing licenses available (for members and non-members). If you are unable to come into the office or have your fishing license mailed to you, we can scan and email you the license. For pricing and more information, please… Read more »

January 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  New Prices for FMM Tourist Permits The price of FMM tourist permits increased on January 1st to $558 pesos. The price of prepaid FMMs for Discover Baja members will remain the same at US$37 each. For more information on FMMs, visit our FMM Tourist Permits page.   Uber in Los Cabos Ride sharing service Uber… Read more »

December 2018 Baja Bulletin

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Border Update The San Ysidro and Otay Mesa borders have been temporarily closed on a few occasions in the past few weeks for exercises and safety reasons due to the migrant caravan. The borders are all currently open and operating. For the latest on border closures, you can follow CBP San Diego on Twitter or… Read more »

November 2018 Baja Bulletin

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FMM Tourist Permit Reminder A reminder that you still need to stop at the border to get your FMM stamped, even with the prepaid FMM tourist permits obtained through Discover Baja. The FMMs are good for multiple entry via land crossings for 180 days. They do not need to be returned at the end of… Read more »

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 »