Estado de Jalisco Local Customs

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Estado de Jalisco Local Customs

  • Tipping

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    Even when "all gratuities included" at a resort (and I laugh), think twice about not tipping. If you like waiting 10-20 minutes to be noticed for a drink that's fine.. but tipping 1.00usd a round gets you noticed.

  • Local People

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    Puerto Vallarta, just as it is now, meets all the expectations that visitors may have; however, it isn’t resting on its laurels. Projects are being planned for the development of the area to make it even more attractive. Former Mexican President, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz once commented, "The more I see this land the more I love Jalisco. This is a mirror...

  • Shopping/Haggling

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    It seemed common that a lot of women where getting their hair put in beads. I didn't see any local women with them but amongst the local tourist it seemed to be the thing to do for the women. I don't remember exactly the cost but they were negotiable and it wasn't cheap!!!!

  • Financial

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    bring several american one-dollar bills with you for tipping before you change your money into pesos. DO NOT change your money at the american airports; the rate is terrible, and some charge a commission in addition. the bank stalls in the puerto vallarta airport usually have a good exchange rate. the porters and the taxi/van drivers who take you...

  • Health/Safety

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    Hopefully you will not need any! But, it is good to know that there are some excellent, English speaking doctors here. There is a brand new hospital here in Vallarta, San Javier and really is as nice or nicer than any I have seen in the US. Located across the street from the terminal marina.

  • Nature

    Puerto Vallarta Local Customs

    The most wonderfu thing about the "Dreams Resort" in Puerto Vallarta, is that the sea turtle conservatory is located on the beach!! We were walking early one morning on a romantic strole & were called over by an attendant, they had just hatched!! We were able to hold them & everything!!! It was such a special moment. For a donation, you can release...


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