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Drinking age in Mexico

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Amherstburg ,Ontario
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Drinking age in Mexico

Can somebody tell me what the drinking age is in Mexico. We will be travelling to PDC with our boys in March and the oldest seems to think it`s 18.

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1. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

If I am not mistaken he is right.

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Yorktown Heights
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2. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

If I am not mistaken he is right.

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3. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

Sorry for double posting.

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4. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

18 is correct

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5. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

18

…potsdam.edu/hansondj/LegalDrinkingAge.html

St. Charles, MO
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Yep, it's 18. So, if you have an 18 yr. old, but don't want him/her to drink, you need to work this out between you & him/her before you even go. If you're staying at one of the AIs where bracelets are worn, the 18 yr. old will be given the age-appropriate bracelet, and will get served.

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Correct. It is 18. AIs will check passposrts and issue and "adult" bracelet. For those going with under 18s, talk to your kids. At most resorts,the bartender will not serve under 18s but, in some cases, the 18 and over kids will give the younger kids drinks if requested.

Amherstburg ,Ontario
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Thanks to everyone who responded. I will have to watch the 18 year old to make sure he doesnt supply his younger brothers.

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9. Re: Drinking age in Mexico

It is 18 but some bars will serve almost anyone who can put cash on the bar.

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"It is 18 but some bars will serve almost anyone who can put cash on the bar"

Certainly not true,,the fiscales are very strict and very active here and there are heavy fines if caught serving minors.