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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »