Posts Categorized: Baja Bulletin

June 2020 Baja Bulletin

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COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico land borders will remain closed to non-essential travel at least until June 22, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -Starting June 1, certain regions of Mexico will be allowed to begin reopening in phases. Baja California (norte) and… Read more »

May 2020 Baja Bulletin

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COVID-19 Updates for Baja California -The U.S.-Mexico land borders will remain closed at least until May 19, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -The Mexican government has declared a state of emergency with all non-essential businesses closed and non-essential activities banned throughout the country until… Read more »

April 2020 Baja Bulletin

COVID-19 Updates for Baja California   -The U.S.-Mexico land borders have been closed to all non-essential travel since March 21, 2020. They are expected to be closed through at least April 30, 2020. U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens have been allowed to cross back north into the U.S. -Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has… Read more »

March 2020 Baja Bulletin

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Highway Mexico 5 Now Complete Highway Mexico 5 is now paved all the way to Highway Mexico 1 at Laguna Chapala! There are two unpaved detours about 1/2 mile long just north of Puertecitos and some bad potholes around San Felipe.   Daylight Savings It’s time to spring ahead! Daylight Savings time will begin in… Read more »

February 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  New Baja Moon Handbook Now Available We’re proud to announce that the newest edition of the Baja Moon Handbook, written by Discover Baja’s own Jennifer Kramer (who brings you this newsletter every month) is now available for purchase! Printed in full color with vibrant photos and maps, this guide covers the entire peninsula with… Read more »

January 2020 Baja Bulletin

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  Health Certificate No Longer Required for Driving Pets into Mexico As of December 19, 2019, a health certificate is no longer required to drive a dog or cat into Mexico. The airlines have separate requirements and as of right now, the airport in Cabo is still requiring a health certificate for pets flying into… Read more »

December 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Help Support the Firefighters of Valle de Guadalupe After the recent fires in northern Baja that threatened the Valle de Guadalupe, the wine association Provino has set up a fund to help upgrade the equipment and training for the underfunded local El Porvenir fire department. The all-volunteer fire department has been using hand-me-down gear… Read more »

November 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  New Tourist Tax in Baja California Sur On November 9, 2019, the state of Baja California Sur will begin charging a tax of $350 pesos (about $18.50 US) to foreign tourists staying for more than 24 hours. The tax will be payable at kiosks at the airports for visitors arriving by air. For visitors… Read more »

October 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja Has Moved Offices! Just a reminder that we have moved offices! Our new address is 8322 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite 101-102, San Diego, CA 92111. We are located between Highways 805 and 163 and there is plenty of parking, even for motorhomes and towed units. We have giveaways for members who come… Read more »

September 2019 Baja Bulletin

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  Discover Baja Office Moving! Discover Baja is on the move! If all goes as planned, our new office will be open for business on Monday, September 16th. The new address will be 8322 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92111. It is a little further south than our current office and located between Highways 805 and… Read more »