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Vallarta (Jalisco state)
Vallarta (PVR) : International Airport Gustavo Díaz Ordáz
located 5 miles (7.5 km) from the city. Flights with Aeromexico
and low cost companies like VivaAerobús, Interjet, Volaris as well as flights
with American companies and charters from Canada.
Many rental car stalls are located at the airport as well as a post
office, banks and foreign exchange offices. There is no locker.
Transportation from the airport to downtown: $120 by taxi or $90
by colectivo, (for one person).
The city cabs are yellow cars and they charge by
the ride, not the person. Always agree on the price before boarding.
For $5.5, you can ride a bus. There are at every street corner.
The buses with the sign "centro" on the windshield head
downtown. The ones with the sign "Tunel" or "Olas
Altas" go directly to Olas Altas avoiding downtown. The buses
with the sign "Ixtapa", "Las Juntas" and "Las
Palmas" go to the airport.
In this part of Mexico, you will often be harassed
by vendors for condominiums or "time shares".
: Puerto Vallarta, Plaza Genovesa, Loc. 2 and 3, Zona Hotelera,
(322) 224 2777 / 96,
(322) 224 2804 / 221 1204.
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 :
From Mexico to Chihuahua/Cancun/Puerto Vallarta/Tijuana.
From Toluca to Guadalajara/Cancun.
From Tijuana to Acapulco/Oaxaca/Puerto Vallarta/Zacatecas/Leon/Morelia
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.
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
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/
From Cuernavaca to Cancun (new flight).
From Tuxtla to Cancun.
From Monterrey to San Antonio/Houston/Las Vegas (USA).
They are authorized to operate from Mexico D.F. (Terminal 1) since the bankruptcy of Mexicana/Click.
The North-American companies as Air Canada (221 11 38), Alaska Airlines
(221 1350), America West (221 1333), American Airlines (221 1799),
Continental (221 1025) and Delta (221 1032) service many destinations
to the USA and Canada.
Tourism office in Puerto Vallarta
: local 18, RDC, Zone Commercial Hôtel Canto del Sol, Hotel
zone , Las Glorias,
(322) 224 11 75,
(322) 224 0915 -
or Municipal tourism office, Independencia # 123,
(322) 226 80 80 or State tourism office, avenida Medina Ascencio
(322) 224 2939, open 9AM-5PM, Mon-Fri. Contacts :
In the city and in the nice hotels, you will find fliers in English,
especially about the resort of Puerto Vallarta and the neighborhoods.
221 3030 / Avis
221 1112 / Hertz
223 1700 / Budget
221 1210/ Dollar
223 1354 / Advantage
Car Rental :
222 7220 / Marina rent a car :
224 6969 / National
Tapatia de CV :
225 1055/ National
rent a car :
209 0390 / National Tapatia :
The bus station is located 1.2 miles (2 km) north from the airport.
There are lockers ($3 /hour/luggage, open 24/7), a travel agency,
a window for taxis and restaurants. The cost of the ride from downtown
to the bus station by taxi is $140. There are a lot of bus companies
290 0997 (MXN1215 in 2012 for Mexico Norte or Sur), PRIMERA
290 0715 / 16, TRANSPORTES
290 1001, TAP
290 0119, VALLARTA PLUS
Take the trolley bus (tram) to visit the city. Information at the
Departures every day at 10AM from your hotel in
downtown to Marina Vallarta and then the district of Pitillal, the
old city, Mismaloya (visit of a distillery of Tequila),
lunch in a nice restaurant and back to the hotel. Fees: US$60 /person;
Government Tourism Office of Jalisco :
221 2676 / 221 2677 / 221 2679 / 221 2680 or
01 800 446 3942, Government Office of Riviera Nayarit :
Local police :
Red Cross :
Civil protection :
Hospitals : Cornerstone :
224-9400; Medasit :
223-0656 (Manuel M Dieguez #360; Col Emilio Zapata); Amerimed:
226 20 60 (Plaza Neptuno; Local D1, Marina Vallarta) CMQ:
223-1919; San Javier :
226-1010; Global ambulance :
226-1014; Medcare Ambulancia Aerea y Terrestre :
222-3355; Servicio Medico de la Bahia :
222-2627; Clinica Intermedica :
224-7653 or 224-7719
Banks : there are many banks and ATM downtown.
American consulate : Paradise Plaza, Nuevo Vallarta,
222-0069 (day) or 223-0074 (night) or 01-333-268-2145 in Guadalajara,
Canadian consulate : Consular Agency of Canada,
Plaza Peninsula, Local Sub F,
Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio 2485,
Zona Hotelera Norte,
48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 322-293-00-98 - email@example.com.
Credit cards : American Express :
223-2955; Mastercard :
01-800-366-3100; Visa :
Post-office : 188, between Juarez and Morelos. It is 2 blocks from
the Zócalo. Open from 9AM to 6PM;
2242-1888; You can buy stamps here but also in La Perla Joyeria
(Jewelry) at the corner of Guerrero and Juárez.
Automatic laundries : There are many laundries in Old Vallarta :
El Jabon in Cardenas Street, 258 (45 pesos for washing, 50 pesos
for drying), another one in Olas Altas. (Always ask the hotel desk
to know which one is the closest.
Code : 314 + 7 digits
International Airport Playa de Oro, 20 miles (32km)
north from Manzanillo. Flights
and Aeromar as well as flights with American companies and charters from Canada.
It is a nice airport, small and clean, 45 min from Manzanillo.
No bus but Colectivos (vans) are available to go to the
city (downtown for 329 pesos). Taxis fare from downtown to the airport
: 300 pesos. There are booths Car Rental (Alamo,
Thrifty, Budget, Hertz), Internet and ATM but no locker.
Aeromar, (55) 51 33 11 11 in Mexico City - 01-800-237-66-27 outside Mexico City : www.aeromar.com.mx – domestic flights in ATR42 (propellers airplanes) and CRJ-200LR (50 seats) from Mexico to Aguascalientes/Colima/Manzanillo/Morelia/San Luis Potosi/Acapulco/Huatulco/Puerto Escondido/Ixtapa.
Bus Station : Central de Camioneras, behind the auditorium,
on the eastern part of town,
334 6394. They accept US Dollars.
336 47 85 / 48 85; Primera
332 0210; la Linea Plus :
332 0123; Cihuatlan Plus (for local and Jalisco destinations).
There are many buses to México
Norte, Guadalajara, Morelia,
Colima, Barra de Navidad, Puerto Vallarta, Zihuatanejo
The Camionetas (local buses) run from downtown along the
Bay of Manzanillo and the Bay
of Santiago. The whole trip to Cihuatlan costs 39 pesos and lasts
one hour (15 min in taxi).
Rental cars : Hertz
333 3141 / National
333 0611 / Renta de Autos Budget
333 1445 / Odin rente un Auto
333 1112 / Auto rentas de Mexico
333 2580 / Arrendadora Jako de Autos
office, blvd Miguel de La Madrid, Hurtado # 875-A,
333 22 77, 01 800 5058 164,
333 22 64, firstname.lastname@example.org,
open 9AM-7PM, Mon-Fri and 9AM-2PM Sat. Be aware that, in low season,
this office is not always open.
numbers or addresses
Banks : there are many banks and ATM downtown.
Laundries : in the street by the hotel Colonial, self service, Francisco
Gonzalez y Bocanegra, 44 , one by the hotel Caracoles in Playa Azul,
one Julio Mateo Rebolledo, P de la Gaviotas, 815 and several other
on Avenue Miguel de la Madrid.
Red Cross : 336-5770
Manzanillo hospital : open 24 hours; English spoken, blvd Miguel
de la Madrid # 444, 336-7272 et 336-7273.
Post-office: Galindo # 30
Tourist police : 332-1004
Markets : one downtown 3 blocks from Hotel Colonial and one on Avenida
Miguel de la Madrid close to the Playa Salagua.
Museo Universitario de Arqueologia de Manzanillo, Glorieta
San Pedrito, in the University of Colima;
332-2256. It is open 10AM-2PM and 5-8PM from Tuesday to Saturday
and 10AM-1PM on Sunday. It displays the magic and splendor of the
Code : 315 + 7 digits
Tourism office : Jalisco # 67A, open 10AM-6PM,
Emergencia Turist Police (Emergency Tourist office Police) :
060 (free number) - english or
100- 7451 in english.
Red Cross :
Pharmacy on Veracruz (english).
Water taxi : to go to Colimilla and Isla de Navidad : Morelos, close
to the Jalapenos restaurant.
Walking streets : Jalisco and Lopez de Legazpi : you can find restaurants,
bars, hotels, craft shops as well as stalls of fruits.
Post-office + Banamex (ATM) : on Veracruz, next to Police station.
Fedex : Veracruz, # 175.
Telephone : Veracruz, # 170.
Bus station (Central de Camiones) : Veracruz, # 226/273;
35 58 400. Cihuatlán :
35 55 265. Primera
35 56 111. These are long distance bus stations - Veracruz Cihuatlán,
Guadalajara and Puerto
Vallarta ($300) but there are also buses going to Melaque every
Laundry : several places; among them : Laundry La Ola, Jalisco Street,
behind Delfin Hotel (8AM-9PM); Laundry Mary, Veracruz, 205B; Mats
laundry, Lopez de Legatzpi, 62B.
Barra de Navidad is
20minutes from Manzanillo Airport
(closer to the airport than the city of
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