Amy Whitney, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Who are you? My name is Amy Whitney. I am 39 years old. I am originally from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, born and raised. I am a teacher and started an online language school called Expat Spanish Lessons, which helps expats, living in or moving to Mexico, to learn the Spanish they will immediately need in their … Read more

Marriage and Divorce in Mexico: Laws and Procedures for Expats

Mexico, with its rich culture and picturesque landscapes, has attracted numerous expats over the years. Among the multitude of experiences an expat may undergo in Mexico, marriage and divorce are two significant life events with unique legal implications. Understanding the nuances of Mexico‚Äôs marriage and divorce laws is essential for foreigners who either seek to … Read more

Mexico – Eye Care

Finding an Eye Care Professional Finding an eye care professional in Mexico is relatively easy, and there are several resources available to help you locate one. Here are a few ways to find an eye care professional in Mexico: 1. Mexican Optometry Association The Mexican Optometry Association (AMO) is a professional organization that represents optometrists … Read more

Mexico – End of Life Issues

End of life care in Mexico focuses on providing comfort, dignity, and emotional support to patients who are nearing the end of their lives. Hospices, palliative care services, and funeral rituals play a critical role in improving the quality of end of life care in Mexico. Hospices in Mexico Hospices in Mexico are specialized healthcare … Read more

Mexico – Air Travel

Mexico is a vast country with a diverse landscape, making air travel an essential mode of transportation for locals and tourists alike. This article will explore the overall standard of domestic air travel in Mexico, the locations served by domestic airlines, and the various options available for booking domestic air travel tickets. Overall Standard of … Read more

Mexico – Landlines and Mobile Phones

Mexico is a vibrant and diverse country in North America, known for its rich history, culture, and cuisine. In this article, we will delve into the telephone service in Mexico and answer some key questions related to it. International and Area Codes in Mexico The international code for Mexico is +52, followed by the relevant … Read more

Mexico – Visas

Visa Regulations for Entering Mexico Temporary Visitor’s Visa: The most common type of visa for visitors to Mexico is the Temporary Visitor’s Visa, also known as a visitor’s permit. This visa allows visitors to stay in Mexico for 180 days or less for tourism, business, medical treatment, or to visit friends and family. To obtain … Read more

Mexico – Selling Property

Selling a property in Mexico can be a complex process, but it’s entirely possible to do it yourself without the need for a real estate agent. However, understanding the procedure and following the legal requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth transaction. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to sell your property yourself in Mexico: … Read more

Mexico – Buying Property

Legal Restrictions on Property Ownership and Sale in Mexico Foreign nationals can generally own property in Mexico; however, there are legal restrictions and considerations: Restricted Zones: Certain areas near Mexico’s borders and coastlines are considered “restricted zones,” where direct ownership by foreign nationals is restricted. In these areas, foreign buyers can obtain property through a … Read more