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nearest airport

Can anyone tell me where the nearest international airport is to Puerto Penasco? and........what is the best way (cost wise) to get to Puerto Penasco from there? Shuttle? Rent a car?

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1. Re: nearest airport

Phoenix Arizona. There are shuttles, but that changes often so do a search. If you drive, it's about a 3.5 hour drive. You must rent a vehicle for the purpose of going to Mexico so that the rental includes Mexican insruance.

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2. Re: nearest airport

I recommend a car rental with good air conditioning. Rocky Point has very, very little in the way of transportation. Besides, it is an easy 4+ hour drive from the airport. Remember you are going to Mexico so you need Mexican insurance ($100+/-) for a week. Plus passports.

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3. Re: nearest airport

You cannot rent a car and then get the insurance separately to drive to Mexico. Car rental companies prohibit taking their cars into Mexico unless they are rented for that purpose, which would then include the necessary insurance. Sources are Avis, Budget, Dollar.

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4. Re: nearest airport

Thanks everyone. Now the question is: are they allowing people to cross the border with the swine flu pandemic threat?

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5. Re: nearest airport

Just a couple days ago the 'Homeland Security' leader said she could not think of ANY situation in which she would close the border.

You take it from there.

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