Vallarta
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Special Office for Foreign Visitors
Oficina Municipal de Atención y Asistencia al Turista y Residente Extranjero (OAATRE)
Attend and Assist Foreign Tourists and Residents
Plaza Lázaro Cárdenas, in colonia Emiliano Zapata
Open 24-7
(322) 222-2224
 
Malecon
Puerto Vallarta Events, click here
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Video, click here, here, here, here, here
Tourism, click here
Swine flu Information/Interview videos
Click here and here.  Also visit Banderas News here.
Vallarta Article, click here.
 
 Activity
 
Amapas Homeowner's Association
Click here for more information
 
Banking
Foreign Account Compliance Act - F.A.T.C.A 
 
Buying a Home in Puerto Vallarta
Process, click here
 
Canadian
Consular services and information for Canadians in Mexico, click here
Registration Of Canadians Abroad, click here
Travel Advice and Advisories for Mexico, click here
 
Cellular Coverage in Mexico
Click here
Calling in Mexico, click here
 
Conversion
 
COVID-19
US CDC requirements, click here
Biosafety Practices and Protocols in Puerto Vallarta during COVID-19, click here
COVID-19 Testing at Puerto Vallarta International Airport, click here
Airport Screening Questionnaire, click here
 
There is a "home delivery" service now for testing and a medic/technician will come TO the condo:
the guest needs to phone a Guadalajara English-speaking number for Sanlor Laboratorios - +52 331 239 9025 from a U.S. cel. Sanlor is a national franchise across Mexico of recognised clinics.
they then establish WhatsApp contact with the guest and a medic arrives to a pre-arranged appointment in the condo. The results are WhatsApp'd to them within hours.
the cost per person is $850 pesos
 
Craig's List
 
Daylight Saving Time
Mexico does not plan to Synchronize with US, click here  and here for more information.
Time zones, click here!
 
Driving in  Vallarta
 
Jalisco Traffic Offenses and Fine Schedule - 2018, click here
Road signs in Mexico, click here.
For information about driving in Vallarta, click here.
Vehicle Import to Mexico, click here.
Vehicle Insurance in Mexico, click here.
Vehicle Registration, click here
Help with Vechicle Registration and Driver's License, click here
Motor Vehicle Department 24 Hours - 224.8484
IVAE - click here.
(IAVE stands for Identificación Automática Vehiclar or Automatic Vehicle Identification that allows you to pay tolls electronically)
 
 Farmer's Market
Old Town Farmer's Market, click here
 
Fire Department
24 Hours - 223.9476, 223.9478
 
Health Care
 
Ambulance
Ambulance Aura - 209.0622
Global Amulance - 209.1123
Red Cross Ambulance - 222.1533
 
Hospitals
CMQ Premiere - 226.6500
Ameri-Med - 226.2080
San Javier - 226.1010
Medasist - 223.0444
CMQ - 223.0878
IMSS - 224.3838
Regional - 224.4000
 
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, IMSS - Mexican social security system
Seguro Popular - Universal Health Care
 
Holidays & Calendars
 Mexico Holiday Calendar, click herehere, here , here and here
 
Immigration
Office - 224.7653
American Consulate - 222.0069, 223.0074 After Hours 01.333.268.2145
Canadian Consulate - 293.0098, 293.0099, After Hours 01.800.706.2900
 
Mexico Security Update
For a Security Update from the Embassy of the United States - Mexico, click here!
 
News
Vallarta Scene - Message Board
 
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board Magazine - English, Spanish
 
Pets
 
Report animal abuse and neglect:
Policía Ecológica (Ecological Police): (322) 293 2192
Instituto de Protección Animal (322) 293 3690 (this is the new police unit in PV)
 
Frequent Traveler Pet Program, click here
Pet Friendly Hotels, click here.
Traveling with Pets to Mexico - Rules
Import Health Requirements of Mexico for Dogs and Cats Exported from the United States, click here, and here
USDA Pet Travel from US to Mexico, click here
Travel with Pets, click here
 
Directory of Veterinarians
 
Calle Melchor Ocampo 109
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48310
+52 322 224 0319
 
 
Emergency 322.7794413
Office 322.293.4474
 
NOTE:  There is no 24 Hour Emergency Animal Hospital in Vallarta
After hours veterinary services
Miguel Dominguez 322-429-7000
Juan Carlos Mendoza 322-294-3600
Roberto Alvarado 322-139-7770
Francisco Medina ( speaks English) 322-128-8100
Daniel Ibarra 322-118-6318
 
Centro Medico Veterinario - Alejandro Fregosa - Mabelle speaks English
322-150-5401/322-799-2187
 
 
 
Pet Daycare - Beach Dog, Bay View Can
Separation Anxiety - Article 1, Article 2
Puppy Socialization - Article 1, Article 2, Article 3
Mature Dogs Socialization - Article 1, Article 2
 
Police
Emergency 24 Hours - dial 060
Police Department - 290.0507, 290.0512, 290.0513
 
Senior Discount

Spanish
Learn to speak Spanish, www.enjoyspanish.net
 
Taxes
Online payment of your Predial (R.E Taxes) (15% savings if paid Before February):

http://enlinea.puertovallarta.gob.mx/PredialEnLinea/Default.aspx
Instructions for online payment, click here.
[If you are paid up, it may indicate there is no data available for your Cuenta]!
                                                                                                                                                                                 
Paying Your Annual Vehicular Tax
http://gobiernoenlinea1.jalisco.gob.mx/vehicular/

Owners of Mexican license plate vehicles need to pay their annual vehicular tax, known in Mexico as Tenencia. For those with Jalisco state license plates, you can pay your Tenencia online by visiting the Adeudo Vehicular website by clicking the above link. Type in your license plate number where it says Placa and your VIN number where it says Número De Serie, then click Consultar. You can either pay the amount online or print it and pay at one of the establishments listed on the website.
 
Tipping
Tipping in Puerto Vallarta, click here
 
Tourist Card - Mexico
To fill out online up to 30 days prior to travel, click here
Covid Health Questionnaire, click here
 
Translators
Basic Phrase Translations
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SpanishDict
WorldLingo
 
Transportation
Bus Routes and Bus Fares, click here
Map of Bus Routes - click here
 
Travel Tips
 
Bringing Medications into Mexico, click here
Tourism Bureau - 221.2676
Tourism Protection - 223.2500 Ext 230 & 232
 
Cross Border Airport - San Diego & Tijuana
 
Airline Movies
Airplane Seat Configurations
Airport Codes
International "911" and Emergency Numbers
Dialing codes
Lost Luggage
Lost or Stolen ticket
Lost or Stolen Passport
 
SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP) if you reside or travel in Mexico you should consider registering in the STEP program
The Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) is a free service provided by the U.S. Government to U.S. citizens who are traveling to, or living in, a foreign country. STEP allows you to enter information about your upcoming trip abroad so that the Department of State can better assist you in an emergency. STEP also allows Americans residing abroad to get routine security information from the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. Click on this link to begin your registration process. STEP.
 
Tips for first-time and infrequent travelers
Tips for in-flight comfort
Useful 800 travel industry telephone numbers
World Time Zones
 
US customs
What you can bring back
 
European Castles Tours
 
San Miguel de Allende - Casa de los Chiqueados
 
Utilities
Electricity - CFE Comision Federal de Electricidad - dial 071
Municipal Services - 223.2500
Texlmex - 01 800 123 6060
Water/Sewer - SEAPAL Vallarta - 322.1516
 
Weather
Puerto Vallarta - click here
National Hurricane Center, Eastern North Pacific
AccuWeather
Hurricane Zone
 
Webcam
Grand Fiesta Americana - click here
Hotel Fiesta Americana - click here
Centro - click here
Other PV Webcams, click here
 
Whale Watching
Click here

Yacht Club
Vallarta Yacht Club, Click here
 
Airlines
Airport 221 1325
Aeromexico 221 1204 or 01 800 021 4000 (Mexico)
Aerotron 221 8440
Air Canada 01 800 719 2827
Air Transat 01 800 900 1431
Air Canada 001 888 247 2262
Alaska Airlines 221 1350 or 001 800 252 7522
American Airlines 221 1799 or 01 800-904-6000 (Mexico) or 001 800 433 7300
Delta 01 800 266 0046 (Mexico) or 001 800 221 1212
Frontier 01 800 432 1359
Interjet 01 800 011 2345
Sun Country 01 800 924 6184
United Airlines 01 800 864 8331 (Mexico) or 001 800 864 8331
 
Credit Cards
American Express  223 2955 or 01 800 333 3211 (Mexico) or 001 800 528 4800
Banamex (Visa, MasterCard) 01 800 706 6600
Carnet (Master Card) 01 800 366 3100
Diners Club 01 800 500 3000