Information & Facts
Casa Grande Hotel is situated close to the airport.
Regular taxis are not allowed to pick passengers up at the
airport, however they do drop people off and charge between US$12
and US$20. Autotransportaciones Aeropuerto runs a minibus and taxi
service fares range from US$23 and US$18 for up to three people
travelling to the same destination. Passengers can buy tickets at
the ticket booth situated outside the terminal exit.
Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz and
The airport minibus service and authorised taxis both go to the
city centre. Fares can be paid for in advance at the taxi booth
outside the arrivals hall.
Tel: +52 (0)33 3688 5248.
US$18 to $US29 (sometime included in the ticket,
check with your booking agent).
There are shops, bars and restaurants at the airport. Other
facilities include ATMs, banks, bureau de change, a post office,
business facilities (fax and internet), hotel reservations and
tourist information. Disabled facilities are relatively good; those
with special needs are advised to contact their airline in
Spanish is the official language in Mexico. Some English
is spoken in tourist regions.
Mexican currency is the New Peso (MXN) divided into 100
centavos. Credit cards are widely accepted, particularly Visa,
MasterCard and American Express. Travellers cheques are generally
accepted, but cannot be cashed on Sundays. ATMs are available in
most cities and towns and are the most convenient way to get money,
but for safety reasons they should only be used during business
hours. Although most businesses will accept foreign currency it is
best to use pesos. Foreign currency can be exchanged at one of many
casas de cambio(exchange houses), which have longer hours
and offer a quicker service than the banks.