Updated Border Info

Mar 8, 2016 by Rick Nichols

Coming down to Rocky Point? We have been hearing about tighter checks at boarder for cigarettes and booze. “Passengers over 18 years, are allowed up to 10 packs of cigarettes, 25 cigars or 200 grams of snuff; up to three liters of alcoholic drinks and six liters of wine.”

NOTE: Although the Mexican SAT website says 6 liters of wine…we have reports of only 3 liters of wine being allowed at checkpoint. To be safe you might want to keep it at 3 liters wine. Don’t bring more than the allowance. No worries…There is plenty of great booze at the best destination in Rocky Point…The Satisfied Frog.

To learn more about what else you can bring including pet requirements…read below or click on link at bottom:

MERCHANDISE CAN ENTER MEXICO

Your personal luggage, without paying taxes. It consists of the following:

Goods for personal use, such as clothing, footwear and toiletries and beauty products, provided they are appropriate for the length of the trip. Baby items, such as chair, portable crib, stroller, and walker. Three portable cellular telephone equipment or other wireless networks; a global positioning system (GPS); a PDA; a portable laptop, notebook, or the like. A copier or portable printer, and a portable projector with accessories. Two personal sports equipment, four fishing rods, three surfboards with or without sails and their accessories. Trophies or awards, provided that they can be transported normally and commonly by the passenger.

A portable video camera, and a portable DVD and CD player, plus a set of portable speakers and accessories. Five laser disks, 10 DVDs, 30 CDs, three software packages and five storage devices for any electronic equipment. Books, magazines and printed documents.

Five toys, including collection, and a video game console, as well as five games.

safe_imageAn apparatus for measuring blood pressure and one to measure glucose, and medicines for personal use (psychotropic substances must have corresponding prescription).

Suitcases, trunks and or any other items necessary for the transfer of luggage.

A binocular and telescope. Two musical instruments and accessories. A tent and other items for camping.

A set of hand tools with its case, which may include a drill, pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, current cables, among others.

Passengers over 18 years, up to 10 packs of cigarettes, 25 cigars or 200 grams of snuff; up to three liters of alcoholic drinks and six liters of wine.

Those with disabilities may travel with the necessary equipment, such as walkers, wheelchairs, crutches, canes, among others.

In addition, you can import without paying taxes, up to two pets, such as cats and dogs, as well as the accessories required for transportation, the health certificate, and shot records.

http://www.sat.gob.mx/…/Pagi…/Mercancia_ingresar_Mexico.aspx

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