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Preparing your trip to Monterrey: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

MR Nuevo Leon 1. Setting off for a city round alone is much better during day time meanwhile in the evening it is better to avoid such alone walks. The only transport available in the evening and during nighttime is taxi. It should be called for by telephone or taken from special parking lots which are placed near each entertaining center.
2. Boutiques and shopping centers start operating not later than at 10 a.m. and continue their work till 7-8 p.m. Large shopping centers may stay open till 10 p.m. Usual day off is considered to be Sunday.
3. The tips in the restaurant make up to 10% of the total order amount. In the upscale restaurants the tips can be counted in the total sum of the order, but in this case a small cash award should be added to the total sum of the order all the same. Reasonable sum of tips for a taxi driver, porter and hotel maid is 1-1.5USD.
4. The mains voltage is 110V, all the hotels and inns are equipped with European standard power sockets. Connectors and adapters may be demanded on the reception or be bought in advance in specialized stores.
5. Setting out to the speciality restaurant the travelers who are unfamiliar with the peculiarities of local cuisine should take into account some sufficient facts. One should better give preference to heat treated dishes. On ordering a cup of coffee or refreshing drink one should inquire which water is used for the preparation of the drink. The tapwater is not desirable for tourists. Copyright
6. The hottest period of the year is considered to be from the beginning of June till the middle of August. During this period the day time temperature is rarely gets lower than 34C. Those tourists who are going to spend more time in excursions and walking through the city are better to visit the city in autumn or spring.
7. The best way to cruise the city is underground, another popular means of transport is a bus. In the evening the buses are cruising quite rarely, however the taxi at the affordable rate is available 24/7.
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8. To hunt the souvenirs the visitors of the city should set to the biggest shopping center of Monterrey - Galerías Monterrey. There you will get a chance to buy some souvenirs fitting each taste and fancy. The shopping center also presents a wide choice of clothing and perfumes.
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Mexico: travelling advices

3. You should not criticize religion or argue about faith with locals, most of whom are devout Catholics - this can greatly offend a person and make him/her your enemy.
4. Drinking water other than the one sold in bottles at almost every corner should be avoided - there is a high risk of getting an upset stomach and spoiling your vacation. When ordering an alcoholic drink at a bar, it's better to ask the bartender not to add ice - it may be the same polluted water. Tap water is absolutely undrinkable.
5. Before eating food bought on the street, be sure to wash your hands. This applies to any food in Mexico - often the disease is caused not by bad food but by unwashed hands.
6. In the capital of Mexico, it is not customary to wear flip-flops or sandals - this immediately gives tourists away. This kind of shoes is only good for a beach. Even in extreme heat locals wear more closed shoes. … Open
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Travelling to Monterrey - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Monterrey. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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