Currency

Peso (M$)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than M$800

  • Hostel dorm bed: M$200; double room in budget hotel: M$370–620
  • Comida corrida (fixed-price lunch) in low-budget restaurant: M$60–90
  • 250km bus trip: M$230

Midrange: M$800–M$2300

  • Double room in midrange hotel: M$630–1500
  • Good dinner with drinks: M$250–350
  • Museum admission: M$10–70
  • City taxi ride: M$35–65
  • Hiking/rafting/mountain-biking day trip M$900–2000

Top End: More than M$2300

  • Double room in top-end hotel: M$1600–5000
  • Fine dinner with drinks: M$360–500
  • Personalized day tour: M$1500–2000
  • Two-hour horseback ride: M$1000

Bargaining

It's worth asking if a discount is available on room rates, especially if it's low season or you're staying more than two nights. In markets some haggling is expected. Unmetered taxis will often shave some pesos off the initial asking price.

Money

Both of the following banks change dollars and euros (bring a copy of your passport).

Banco Azteca

Bancomer Also has an ATM.