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What is the best way to go as far as money in PV

should I charge everything or get pesos b4 I go


I am going to the Grand Mayan March 26-Apr2

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1. Re: Money

You can charge in most large places, but you will need some cash (taxis, small restaurants, tips).

If you can, get about 300 pesos and bring your ATM card(s). There are two bank machines in the airport and many throughout Puerto Vallarta. These and credit card companies will give you the best exchange rate.

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2. Re: Money

I agree... take a few pesos or USD to get you through the first day or do and then use the bank machines. A much better rate!


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Before you go make sure your ATM card works when you are out of the country. The first time we went down to Mexico ours did not. We had to get a cash advance on our credit card. The second trip down we had changed banks and made sure that the new ATM would work out of the country.

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4. Re: Money

I would take some travelers cheques as well. I tried to use the bank machine and it was out of order if I didn't have Travelers cheques I would have been stuck.