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Were heading to Holbox feb 15th , how are the mosquitos and should we be concerned about malaria ??

Currency - is the american dollar the best currency to take to the island .

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1. Re: mosquitos

Bring Pesos,

I was there in Nov, Plenty Mosquitos around dusk, cant help ya about Malaria!

Bring bug spray!

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2. Re: mosquitos

You don't need to worry about malaria, but dengue fever is always a concern in the Yucatan peninsula. It's best to be prepared rather than scouring the island's mini-supers for repellant, so bring your DEET :)

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