Puerto Vallarta Tourist Traps

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Most Viewed Tourist Traps in Puerto Vallarta

  • 1. Time Share

    Went out shopping and met a number of Mexicans offering bribes of anywhere from 2,000 to 6,000 Pesos. Some of them had small offices while others had no office at all! What we discovered is that you...

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  • 2. Attractions

    Located 12 km south of P.V. is a little village called Mismaloya. All I remember about it is that there is a very luxurious hotel nearby, and that 5 km north from there "El Eden" is located. "El Eden"...

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  • 3. Shopping

    I purchased a yellow diamond ring from Pacific Jewelry/Gad & Co (both stores owned by the same people) in April 2010. When I returned to the US, I had the ring appraised and found it was worth less...

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  • 4. Nearby Towns

    I know that this might be an unpopular tip among back packers, but Yelapa is nothing more than a tourist scam. First the people that live there refuse to admit that there is a road to this place. You...

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  • 5. Restaurants

    You need to choose those ones where you see locals (or have local flavour), because prices will be better, service too and the food more likely too. Avoid the malecon restaurants, except La Dolce...

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  • 6. Hotels

    If you stay at the Blue Bay near the Sheraton, the 'all-inclusive' food is something to be avoided. Spoiled fruit, flies, cold food, sour dairy products and rarely anything fresh. The previous...

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  • 7. Transfers with a travel agent

    DO NOT add on the travel transfer to and from the airport. Taxis are SOOO cheap here. Everyone wanted 35.00 per person on every travel agency site. Well, we...

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  • 8. Beware of Beggars

    If this is your first visit to Mexico, you might be surprised how many little kids there are on the streets begging for money. Lots of them are professional...

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  • 9. Stupid slutty things you do away from home.

    Don’t let the beauty of Mexico over take you, and make you do dip-*** things, such as hook up with total strangers and think it’s not only amazing but also not...

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  • Feb 21, 2013 at 10:26 AM

    TAXI'S in the city of Peurto Vallarta. Some Yellow Taxi drivers operating in the downtown rip you off by giving one price and when arriving at the destination giving a higher price and try to rip you off for more. They will argue about it publically upon arrival. The drivers at the start of the Malacon are more reputable and there are often people there to support you in getting a firm price

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