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What to bring to the border?

Do I need a passport to cross the border?

Any traveler with a valid passport may stay in Tijuana and it’s surroundings for up to one week without paying a Visa Fee, but you must register with the Mexico immigration authorities just after crossing from San Diego to have the one-day visa. If you need to stay longer, you will be required to pay a $332.00 MXN (Mexican Pesos), approximately $USD. You can do this online.

For non-mexican citizens entering Mexico it is mandatory to have a current valid passport. Reentering to U.S., regardless of nationality border officer will ask for a valid passport or SENTRI/Global Entry card when returning to the U.S. from Mexico, read more about it here.

We recommend bringing the following valid forms of identification for convenience: Driver License and birth certificate, in case you don’t have a passport. If you are a US citizen you have the right to ask for a lookup in the CBP computer system with any valid ID when reenter US.

How much money do I need to take? (cash, credit or debit card)

We cover all expenses related to the tour, but having a little extra money is recommend, bring with you at least $35 bucks this is around $642 pesos, one bill of $20, one bill of $10 and one bill of $5. Don’t bring more if you are not staying more then one day. With this amount you will do fine in case of an emergency.

Credit and debit cards are accepted in almost every establishment now days in Tijuana, if you don’t want to walk around with cash. In case of a “Treat yo’ self” emergency banks and ATMs are thoughtfully placed all over the city. Fees may apply depending on your bank and where you are withdrawing money from, fees range from 2 to 4 dollars.

What to expect from the tour?

Where's my ticket?

We send your ticket and reservation confirmation via email once registration process has been completed. Along with the e-ticket we attach a calendar reminder, so you can ad it to your personal calendar.

Your reservation is not confirmed until the transaction has been completed and confirmed on our end via PayPal.

Please, bring your ticket the day of the tour in whatever form is more convenient for you. Whether that is a physical printed version, or the E-ticket we provide on your phone.

Please bring any form of ID so we can confirm your identity with our final guest list.

What's included with my reservation?

We try to make your experience as easy and effortless for each guest. Being that there several types of tours, we specify very thoroughly the basics: who, what, where, when, so all you need to focus on is the why and having a great experience.
If there are any questions we might have not answered in our tour overview or the FAQ section, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What should I expect from the tour?

Expect whatever you would expect when you go to visit any foreign city. But leave a little room for amazing food (spicy on the side, if you’d like), warm welcoming people, the city and nature scenery of Tijuana and its surroundings, world class craft chelas (beer) and vino (wine), and then some…

Every tour has a thorough overview of what it will consist off. We provide all the essential information so all you have to worry about is having the best Tijuana experience.

As a small token of our appreciation, we will provide a short personalized highlight reel of the tour to all who partake in the tour. If you don’t feel comfortable being on camera please let us know, last thing we would want to do is make you uncomfortable during your experience.

Crossing the border

How do we cross the border?

To provide our guest the most realistic experience, we will be using old smuggling routes, because when in Rome, right? Or we could just be bland and use the regular pedestrian border crossing lanes. Question is… “do you feel lucky? Well, do you?”

P.S. we won’t be using smuggling routes, just good old San Ysidro International border crossing.

We will do it like mexicans cross to US, running from the gringos, so you can feel the essence of latinos.

OF COURSE NOT!, but we will cross in and out via the pedestrian lanes. this will make it easier and faster.

What about border crossing waiting time?

Crossing the border to Mexico is as easy as walking through a set of revolving doors. But returning to U.S. is way different, it might be 1 min to 2 hours talking about that Border crossing time is not something that we can control but of course we know estimated information that is given by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, you can see it here.

What if...?

If you have any further questions, which where not answered in the FAQ or our tour outline, please do not hesitate to contact us.