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Jalisco : useful info
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Code : 33 + 8 digits for Guadalajara and its suburbs

Guadalajara

Means of transportation

By plane : International Airport "Miguel Hidalgo" in Guadalajara (GDL) 16 miles (25km) south-east from the city on the road to Chapala, (33) 36 88 52 48 / 36 88 51 20.
There are shuttles to the airport every 15 minutes from downtown (corner 16 de septiembre and Prisciliano Sánchez).

About fiftheen flights a day to Mexico City with Aeromexico (33) 36 88 56 66 (airport) with connections to USA or Europe.

Many flights with the Low Cost Companies like Interjet, Volaris, VivaAerobús towards the other Mexican cities (Cancun, Mérida, Monterrey, Toluca, Tijuana, Puebla, Los Cabos, etc.).

American, Continental, Northwest, Alaska Airlines and Delta have direct flights from and to many cities in the US. Log on
to their respective sites.

Indian and her child in the mountains of Jalisco AEROMEXICO, in Guadalajara, Ave. Corona 196, corner Madero, (33) 36 13 69 90 or Centro Comercial Plaza del Sol, local 30, Zona "A", (33) 3121 7562 or Centro Comercial Plaza Los Arcos, local 1, zona "D", (33) 3615 0734 or 1104 or av. Pablo Neruda 2759-4, (33) 3640 0435.

     Right picture : Indian and her child in the mountains of Jalisco

In Zapópan, Plaza Patria Local 5 Zona E, Colonia Jacarandas, (33) 36480030 or Puerta de Hierro, Av. Patria 2064-1, Col. Santa Isabel, (33) 3611 2030.

In Tlaquepaque : Periférico Sur # 7800, Col. Santa María Tequepexpan, / (33) 3634 5230 / 4920 / 4774 / 4657.


Interjet, low cost (55) 11 02 55 55 in Mexico City - 01 800 01 12345 – open every day, 7h-23h. Consult their web site for offices sales : www.interjet.com.mx - company located in Toluca with new generation planes (Airbus A320). Started by domestic flights, now its currently operates to and from the U.S.A.
From Mexico city to Chihuahua/Guadalajara/Puerto Vallarta/Ixtapa/Acapulco/
Huatulco
/Tuxtla/Chetumal/Mérida/Cancun and also to Havana/Miami/New-York JFK and Orange County near Los Angeles.
From Toluca to Las Vegas/Puerto Vallarta/Ixtapa/Acapulco/Cancun.

Volaris, low cost (55) 11 02 80 00 in Mexico City 01 800 122 8000 - www.volaris.mx - domestic and international flights in Airbus A319, company located in Toluca with new generation planes (Airbus A319). Volaris is proposing shuttles as Cancun to Playa del Carmen and hotel accommodations in the hotel zone next to Cancun (between MXN 70 and 170), Puebla downtown to airport (MXN50), Tijuana to San Diego, (MXN 230 and MXN 275). Consult their ground services in the web site : www.volaris.mx.
Domestic flights:
From Mexico to Chihuahua/Cancun/Puerto Vallarta/Tijuana.
From Toluca to Guadalajara/Cancun.
From Tijuana to Acapulco/Oaxaca/Puerto Vallarta/Zacatecas/Leon/Morelia
/Los Mochis/Guadalajara/Mexico.
From Guadalajara to Chihuahua/Puebla.
From Aguascalientes, Puebla, Quéretaro and Léon : direct flights to Cancun.
International flights to the USA :
From San Francisco/Oakland to Guadalajara and Mexico.
From Los Angeles to Aguascalientes/Zacatecas/Morelia/Guadalajara/Uruapan.
From Las Vegas to Guadalajara.
From San José (California) to Guadalajara.
From Chicago to Zacatecas/Morelia/Leon/Mexico.
From Denver to Mexico.
From Orlando to Mexico.
From Sacramento and Fresno vers Guadalajara (new flights).
In process for the beginning of 2013 : Mexico/Tuxtla and Mexico/Mérida.

and,


The last one to obtain the operating license in December 2006 : Aeroenlaces, S.A. de C.V / VivaAerobús -
Property of Investors specialized in Mexican transport (IAMSA) and the airline Irish « low cost » company Ryanair. Company located in Monterrey. Domestic flights from Mexico City as well as international flights to the USA. Consult their site : www.vivaaerobus.com, call center in Monterrey : (81) 82-150-150, in Mexico City (55) 47 775 050, in Guadalajara (33) 47 770 770 and from USA 1 888 9 FLY VIV (359 848). Flights operated with B737-300, same planes as Ryanair, mother-house.
Domestic and International flights:
From Monterrey to Chihuahua/Acapulco/Leon/Puerto Vallarta/Cuernavaca/Oaxaca.
From Guadalajara to Cancun/Mérida/Tuxtla/Mexico.
From Mexico to Campeche/Guadalajara/Mérida/Puerto Escondido/
Cancun/Huatulco/Puerto Vallarta/Oaxaca/Tuxtla.
From Cuernavaca to Cancun (new flight).
From Tuxtla to Cancun.
From Monterrey to San Antonio/Houston/Las Vegas (USA).

Consult the website of the state of Jalisco to find the list of the other air companies and their contact.


Bus

Guadalajara has a main bus station - Nueva Central de Autobus, (33) 36 57 52 44, about 6 miles (10km) southeast from the city on the road to Tlaquepaque:

Departures every 15 min to Mexico City (8h duration), day and night; big range of prices.
many departures to Barra de Navidad (9h), Acapulco (19h), Mazatlán (8h), Pátzcuaro (4h), Tepic (3h), Tijuana (36h), Puerto Vallarta (5h30), Morelia (3 to 5h depending of the trip via highway or not), to Manzanillo (5h) and numerous departures to every colonial city : El Bajio, Puebla and Toluca.
Purchase of the tickets possible downtown at the agency "Turismo Sonrisa", Pasco del Hospicio # 63, (33) 36 17 25 11 (open 9 AM-7 PM, Mon-Fri and 9 AM-2 PM, Sat).
Futura (33) 36 79 04 51, Transporte Norte de Sonora (33) 36 79 04 63, Primera Plus/Flecha amarilla (33) 36 00 00 50 / 00 14, ETN (33) 36 00 07 75, Omnibus de Mexico : (33) 36 00 04 69, Estrella Blanca (33) 36 79 04 04.

Examples of prices (2012) : from $566 to $611 with Estrella Blanca to Mexico Norte and $594 for Mexico Poniente, also to Mexico Sur with a rate of $594 in First Class. Fee a little bit more expensive with ETN between $725 and $795 (De luxe class).

Great choices for : Manzanillo 290$, Colima 215$, Morelia 295$, Zamora 170$, San Miguel de Allende 460$, Uruapán 320$, Puerto Vallarta 419$, Zacatecas 435$, Guanajuato 345$, León 295$, Monterrey 750$, Barra de Navidad 360$, Queretaro 425$, San Luis Potosi 415$ (rates 2012).

 
Small bus terminal called "Central Antigua Camionera", (33) 36 19 24 29, located corner Los Angeles and 28 de Enero, for the local destinations like Tequila, Chapala, etc...

To go to Tlaquepaque, Tonalá and the Bus terminal, take the bus at the corner of Prisciliano and 16 de septiembre.

Rental cars (easier from the airport- rent a car for outside this big city)

one of Tlaquepaque streets Alamo 3616-5560
   Aries 3688-5272
Avis 3688-5528
Budget 3688-5216
Dollar 3688-5659
Europcar 3673-5407
Hertz 3688-5403
   Magno Car, av. Vallarta # 2440, 3615-3702
National Airport 3688-5522
   Optima Airport 3688-6088

     Right picture : one of Tlaquepaque streets

Limousines
Futura Limousine, av. Chamizal # 766, 3635-0195
Vaca Meters Limos, av. Vallarta #3076, 3615-8457

For a complete list of the local rental car and for rental car in the area of Puerto Vallarta: log on to : (list updated by the secretary of tourism of the state of Jalisco).


Tourism offices

mask of  Tlaquepaque for the festivals Tourism Office of the state of Jalisco, in Guadalajara : calle Pedro Loza # 291, colonia centro (entrance by # 292), (33) 12 04 85 00, open 9AM-3PM, mon-frid. Information only on Guadalajara capital.

Tourism Office of the state of Jalisco, in Guadalajara : Paseo Degollado Morelos #102, Plaza Tapatia 3668 1600, 3668 1601 or 01800 36 32 200 (free), open. 9AM-8PM, mon-frid and 10AM-2PM, week-ends :

Tourism Office of the town, Plaza Guadalajara, 16 de Septiembre & Hidalgo, (33) 36 16 91 50 or 36 15 11 82, open 8AM-0115PM and weekends, 930AM-0230PM.
Chapala, Madero # 407 Altos, (376) 765 3141, open. 9AM-7PM, mon-frid and 9AM-1PM, weekends.
Tlaquepaque, Juárez av & Progreso St, (33) 10 57 62 12 ext 2318 or 2320, open. 10AM-7PM, mon-frid.
Tonalá, Emiliano Zapata 244-A Col.Centro & Plaza Cihualpilli Kiosk, (33) 12 00 39 13, open 9AM-3PM, mon-frid.
Zapópan, Plaza las Americas, (33) 38 18 22 00 ext 1103, open. 9AM-3PM, mon-frid.



French alliance, López Cotilla # 1199, (33) 38 25 55 95, (33) 38 25 59 34, open. 9AM-1PM and 4PM-8PM, mon-frid : or alianzagdl@megared.net.mx

American Express, av. Vallarta # 2440, (33) 38 18 23 19 or 24, (33) 36 16 76 65, (open. 9AM-02PM, mon-frid and saturday morning).



Post-office : Venustiano Carranza # 16, next to Zócalo (open 8AM-7PM, mon-frid and 8AM-01PM on saturdays).

Taxis, (33) 36 30 00 50 / 36 15 80 82 / 36 44 48 18 / 36 37 45 25.

Laundry : Lavarami, Río Juárez #1520, open 9AM-8PM, mon-sat and 10AM-02PM on sundays, (33) 36 57 16 83.

Banks, ATM and foreign exchange offices : many of them are located downtown, especially in Juárez, Ramón, 16 de Septiembre, López Cortilla, etc...ATM Visa

Health : Hospital México Americano, calle Colomos # 2110, (33) 36 41 31 41

Embassies and consulates : Many countries are represented (Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, Spain, Finland, Italy, UK, Portugal, Sweden, USA, etc…). Look at the page of the site of the state of Jalisco:

How to get around ?

Subway: every 15 min from 6 AM to 11 PM, with a MXN$5 ticket.

Colectivos or bus through the city and to Zapópan, Tlaquepaque and Tonalá from 6 AM to 11 PM.

Central of purchases :


Guided tours

In horse-drawn-carriage: tour of the city for MXN$220/270 (1 to 5 people), from The Regional Museum or the Mercado Libertad or Plaza San Francisco

In tranvía (tramway): Hours: 11 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM, 6 PM and 7:30 PM from Tuesday to Sunday. Duration: 1 hour; Price: MXN$100 adults, MXN$70 students and seniors. Ride from the historic center to the "Fuente Minerva" and back, (341) 414 0836.

Walking tour organized by the City Hall of Guadalajara (Hidalgo #400 Zona centro) on weekends at 10:15 AM. Free admission. The tour lasts about 2 hours (minimum 10 people), through the historic center. There is also a night session on Saturday at 7PM for 3 hours, 3616 9150, 3818 3600 ext. 3311 and 3321. Same kind of walking tour in Zapópan on week-end from 10 AM.

Tapatio Tour : double-decker from Plaza de Armas between 10 AM and 11 PM, MXN$90 - (33) 36 13 08 87 or 01 800 0011 827, info@tapatiotour.com.

Map of state :


Tequila Express
tequila express
A good way to visit the agaves fields and a famous distillery : Take the Tequila Express on a weekend. Leave the station of Guadalajara, located on Washington Avenue, at 10:30 AM. You’ll reach Amatitán, one and a half hours later. You’ll take a bus ride to a distillery close to Amatitán called Hacienda San Jose del Refugio.
Ticket price : mxn$1200 per adult and $800 per child. The National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism Guadalajara welcomes the Tequila Express tour. Information for purchasing tickets to 01-800-503-97-20 / (0133) 3880 9090 and 3880 9099. It is a nine hour tour with mariachi, folkloric ballets and fun during the whole ride. You can consult their site by clicking: .

 

Walk in Tlaquepaque : A few minutes from Guadalajara, friendly suburb, art shops, mariachis, walking streets..

 


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