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Day Trip Across the Border

Day Trip Across the Border

Duration:5.5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am Mexican born, educated in both Mexico and the US with a Ph.D in Psychology. I have resided on both sides of the border, and visited over 47countries in 4 continents. Realizing that my best experiences abroad have been when I have a local friend guide me, I have a deep interest in sharing with visitors a more comprehensive picture of Tijuana and Mexico, including its history, traditions and…
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What we’ll do

Guests will be transported by car from a centrally-located site in San Diego county to the international border in San Ysidro. With a Permit application already completed by host from information previously provided by guests, crossing the border will be expedited and cut from a potential 1-2 hours to approximately 10 minutes. The first stop in Tijuana will be a stroll through historic…

What else you should know

Valid passport Money for optional meal/souvenirs (small bills no larger than $10's) Guests need to provide information needed for host to complete Mexican Visa application and expedite border crossing

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Nachos, Sampling of indigenous fruits, vegetables and candies
Drinks
1 local beer/soft drink
Transportation
San Diego To/from border Within Tijuana - from and to the international border **Transportation provided free of charge Free and secure parking at the initial meeting point
Equipment
Assistance with completion the completion and printing of the required Mexican entry permit application in order to reduce crossing time from 1 hour to 10 minutes.

What to bring

Valid Passport
Comfortable shoes
Provide passport information prior to experience date in order to expedite Visa application

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Where you'll be

We will explore Revolucion Street, where some of the iconic sites of Tijuana's history are located. We will also visit Mercado Hidalgo, where local residents shop for original ingredients used in traditional Mexican cuisine. The Cultural center, which depicts the city's history and fine arts' development will also be visited. Finally, a food court and brewery representative of Tijuana's booming fusion cuisine will be our last stop.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

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Valid passport Money for optional meal/souvenirs (small bills no larger than $10's) Guests need to provide information needed for host to complete Mexican Visa application and expedite border crossing
Ricardo
day trip
Day Trip Across the Border
579 reviews
From $80/person
579 reviews
From $80/person