How can I protect myself from Mexico?
Ways to Protect yourself in Mexico
- Stay in well traveled areas.
- Avoid driving at night and traveling alone.
- Don’t drink and drive.
- Don’t purchase or use any illegal drugs.
- Don’t seek out the most remote camping locations, or surfing beaches.
- Tourists who are drunk in public are also an easy mark for criminals.
Can I carry a knife in Mexico?
A knife or pocketknife, carried on your person in Mexico, is also illegal, and has a prison sentence of up to five years.
How big of a knife can you carry in Mexico?
Are brass knuckles legal in Mexico?
In Italy and Mexico, brass knuckles are legal and freely sold to people of legal age (over 18 years old), but carrying them is forbidden.
Can I take tires to Mexico?
WASHINGTON-Mexico’s commerce department announced July 24 it will allow the importation of a limited number of used tires for use on vehicles and in retreading, ending a year-long ban.
What can you not bring back from Mexico?
To avoid hassles, it is best to not bring back fruits, vegetables, meat or dairy products from Mexico unless you know they are allowed.
What medications are illegal in Mexico?
Specifically, products that contain stimulants (medicines that contain pseudoephedrine, such as Actifed, Sudafed, and Vicks inhalers) or codeine are prohibited.
What is Ambien called in Mexico?
Do you declare medication at Customs?
Traveling with medication: Travelers must declare all medicine and similar products when entering the United States. If your medications or devices are not in their original containers, you must have a copy of your prescription with you or a letter from your doctor.
What must you declare at US Customs?
You must declare all items you purchased and are carrying with you upon return to the United States, including gifts for other people as well as items you bought for yourself. This includes duty-free items purchased in foreign countries, as well as any merchandise you intend to sell or use in your business.
Does customs go through your luggage?
When you arrive in the States and have collected your bags after passport control, you then go through customs, you may or may not have anything to declare, but if they search your bags you will be there with them.
What does customs look for?
The US Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, is tasked with screening all of them. They’re looking for anything that isn’t legally allowed in the US; certain foods, animals, drugs, and counterfeit goods.