Tijuana Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Police / Tijuana Jail

    Come on guys. I have read some rediculous things on this board. I have been coming to TJ and living in TJ since I was 14 years old. Im 46 years old now. These people paying cops are part of the...

  • 2. Fraud / Crime

    I have been living on the beach in TJ the past two months. I'm 27/white/male and I stick out like a sore thumb. The down side to sticking out is the racial slurs and scheming eyes from males. The...

  • 3. Being Harassed

    Dear sir/ madam, I would like to share this with you all. On 08/09/2012, and arround 12:30am, i went to Tijuana mexico with some friends and on the corner of adalitas and chohella street, i got...

  • 4. Border / Security

    my name is moe and i have a cousin that goes to tj alot for for drugs hass been missing any ideas guys .. hes missing since june 12 2012 and we checked the us couscelette they said they will let me...

  • 5. Vehicle Insurance

    Before or after you cross the border there are places to buy Mexican insurance...don't forget it if you drive in Mexico. *No police officer is authorized to receive money. YOU COULD BE ARRESTED...

  • 6. Food and Drink

    When you walk around Avenida Revolucion, lot of people will try to cacth your attention for buying stuff in their stores. Be carefull if this stores are clubs. "Public Relations" will offer you...

  • 7. Playas de Tijuana, Dirty Beach

    Playas de Tijuana is a long stretch of beach that may be quite different from beaches you are used to when you go on vacation. The beach is basically for the...

  • 8. coahuila zone, tijuanas red light district

    the zona cohuila is tijuanas red light district for the locals it is a dangerous area for tourists to be in alone it is full of go go bars/whorehouses, cheap...

  • 9. Is Tijuana a Safe Place?

    Yes! Tijuana is as safe as any other city in the world. That is not to say that as in any other city in the world there aren't some sort of danger at one time...

  • 10. Make Sure Before You Buy!

    In the USA there are laws against misleading the buying public about the product being sold and it's ablity to perform as expected. Still we go by the adage,...

  • 11. Calle Coahuila

    You might want to avoid this area. Calle Coahuila is famous being the prostitution area. When we got into TJ we actually parked in this area. I didnt realize...

  • 12. Womens at Night

    Av. Revolution is not a safe area to be alone at night specially for young women, It's something that should be avoided if possible, specially the first ave. or...

  • 13. Poor Children..

    Children of all ages approach asking for money. Some sell small items (necklaces or chicle), other sing, juggle balls or dance, others simply beg. I filled my...

  • 14. Help, my baby needs medicine!

    One of the newest and more disheartening scam I have come to see alot of, is the baby sick scam. A lady will have her little baby and a medicine perscription...

  • 15. Can you drink Tijuana Water?

    The drinking water in Tijuana's Restaurants is safe.There is a Mexican federal law stating that restaurants must serve purified water, tested free of...

  • 16. Pharmacies and Cancer Medicine Centers

    Drug stores and medical facilities are abundant in Tijuana and most are quality. Great place to save on dental work, fill perscriptions and affordable care....

  • 17. Fast Talkers

    Watch out for the bar employees trying to hustle you into their bar. They'll promise you cheap beer prices just to get you inside and they turn around and...

  • 18. Walk Away from Trouble

    I would highly advise you stay out of trouble in Tijuana or any part of Mexico. If you get into an argument with a local or another tourist just walk away from...

  • 19. Be careful when driving, being driven somewhere.

    I personally know two people who went to mexico and got into bad car wrecks, so my opnion may be a bit subjective. I found the taxi drivers to either be insane...

  • 20. Expensive international calls

    There are not so many public phones in Tijuana (at least in comparison to California) but there are many at least along la Revo and at the border crossing...


    *Tipping is expected in hotels and restaurants as in the US. between 10 and 15% of the overall bill, in tourist places. On local restaurants is between 5 and...

  • 22. Time to explain the Gone...

    Time to explain the Gone Fishing.......as one may expect, plumbing in Tj is not the greatest. Because of this, upon arriving we were told (again and again,...

  • 23. Visitors to the northern part...

    Visitors to the northern part of Baja California do not need passports or tourist cards if staying in the country for 72 hours or less. If you plan to stay...

  • 24. Dude looks like a lady!

    There are many clubs thath ave transvestites looking to take advantage of some poor drunken tourist or military guy! So always keep your wits about yourself.

  • 25. Credit Cards

    MasterCard and Visa are generally accepted in restaurants, but ask first whether a 6% surcharge will be added for international billing.

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