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Mexico City Guide

Tips for First-Time Travellers to Mexico City

Delicious food, a vibrant culture and a bustling energy - ready to book your flights to Mexico City? Here are some tips to make your visit a memorable one.

Get Connected As Soon As You Land

If you’re going to be using a ride sharing app such as Uber or bike sharing platform such as EcoBici to get around, you’re going to need to get a SIM card. They are available at Mexico City International Airport (MEX), so you can grab one as soon as you get off your flights to Mexico City.

Withdraw Some Cash in Pesos

Mexico City runs on cash, so you’ll need to keep some with you at all times. Withdrawing from foreign ATMs can incur a hefty sum of bank charges, so it’s best to draw large sums at a time to avoid blowing your budget on fees. Airport ATMs are good for making withdrawals, so consider getting some cash as soon as you arrive at Mexico City International Airport.

Sample Before You Order

If you’re scared of the food being too hot, don’t be - you can ask for a sample of your sauce of choice before you order at just about every restaurant in town. It’s the food that keeps people booking return flights to Mexico City again and again, so be aware that you might be booking your next tickets to Mexico City soon!

The Best Time to Visit on Cheap Flights to Mexico City

The weather is dry and hot from March to May, making this the best time to book your flights to Mexico City. It’s high season though, so finding cheap flights to Mexico City can be challenging. Booking your tickets to Mexico City in advance can help you save on your airfare to Mexico City and leave you with more cash for tacos and margaritas! The weather cools down to around 20°C from December to February, making cheap flights to Mexico City easier to find.

Landmarks and Monuments You Can’t Miss

A 13th-century Aztec temple, murals by Diego Rivera and the “Central Park of Mexico City are a few of the highlights to see as soon as you step off your flights to Mexico City, between eating delicious Mexican meals.

Chapultepec Park

Known as the ‘Central Park of Mexico City’, Chapultepec Park is one of the Western Hemisphere's biggest city parks! Completely surrounded by urbanisation, the park features an aqueduct system dating back to Aztec times, a mural by Diego Rivera and is protected by the World Monuments Fund. There are also nine museums, an amusement park, lots of green space and a zoo for you to enjoy.

Floating Gardens of Xochimilco

There are more than 80 kilometres of canals to explore at Xochimilco. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, the walled canals are lined with beautiful gardens and colourful trajineras, a traditional flat-bottomed boats. Locals recommend departing from the Embarcadero Nuevo Nativitas, then cruising down the canals on board a boat, which costs around $25(US) per hour. There are spots to buy food and drink along the way, so make sure you carry pesos with you.

Museo Frida Kahlo

This museum is a cannot-be-missed experience for anyone booking plane tickets to Mexico City. Frieda Khalo is a synonymous with Mexico City. The museum is known locally as “The Blue House” and it’s worth arriving early to avoid the crowds.

Top Experiences For Visitors Booking Flights to Mexico City

Have a Drink on the 41st Floor of Torre Latinoamericana

For the best view of the city, head up to the 41st floor and grab a drink or a bite to eat at Miralto. The only view that might beat this one would be if you were lucky enough to have a window seat on your flights to Mexico City.

Watch a Concert at Sala Nezahualcoyotl

The best concert hall in Mexico City - even according to local musicians, who relish the chance to perform here. Tickets are affordable, especially in comparison with venues like this in other major cities. If there’s a concert on stage during your stay, it’s well worth the experience. Remember to book your tickets when you book your flights to Mexico City to avoid missing out!