Accessible Travel

  • A growing number of hotels, restaurants, public buildings and archaeological sites provide wheelchair access, but sidewalks with wheelchair ramps are still uncommon.
  • Mobility is easiest in major tourist resorts and more expensive hotels. Bus transportation can be difficult; flying or taking a taxi is easier. The absence of formal facilities is partly compensated by Mexicans’ helpful attitudes, and special arrangements are gladly improvised.
  • In general, few provisions are made for visually and hearing-impaired travelers. Mobility International USA ( offers useful info.
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