Mexico

Is Mexico a safe destination?

The most recent U.S. State Department travel advisory for Mexico was issued in November 2018 and the Level 2 advisory (exercise increased caution) is on par with a handful of destinations most Americans wouldn’t think twice about traveling to, including France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom.

It’s also important to remember that there are four travel advisory levels in all: Level 1 (exercise normal precautions); Level 2 (exercise increased caution); Level 3 (reconsider travel) and Level 4 (do not travel).

Right now, the State Department only warns Americans not to travel to five of Mexico’s 31 states due to the threat of crime. Those include Colima, Guerrero, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas.

Meanwhile, the states of Baja California Sur and Quintana Roo, which account for a bulk of Mexico’s tourism, remain under a Level 2 advisory. The State Department even points out that there are no restrictions on travel for U.S. government employees in those states, which include the nation’s most popular tourist areas such as Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Riviera Maya, Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and La Paz.

“It is a safe destination. You get out of your plane, go to your transfer and then go to your resort. There are 1,000 hotels and resorts in the Cancun and Riviera Maya region so there are tons of options,” travel expert and travAlliancemedia President and CEO Mark Murphy said during an appearance on FOX & Friends First last year. “If you go to those resorts you’ll find that there’s a lot of security just to get into the resort.”

“You don’t go to certain areas that you know are hotbeds for either gangs or drugs. There are areas outside of the tourist zones themselves that have that and that’s what they want you to stay away from,” he added.

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