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Mexico not taking Dollars?

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Mexico not taking Dollars?

I have been to change some money today and was told that the travel agent has has notification that Mexico was no longer accepting US $. This seems very strange to me, has anyone come across this?

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1. Re: Mexico not taking Dollars?

There are limits being introduced such as not being able to exchange more than 1,500 USD cash per person per month, no individual transaction payable with more than 100 USD cash and so on. Many banks continue to refuse dollars because of their self-imposed regulations. Coming from the UK you are best using pesos anyway.

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