- Smart Border Coalition (identification you will need to cross the border)
CELL PHONE TIPS
- Check with your carrier to determine whether you have coverage in Mexico, your carrier's roaming partner, and what you should do tech-wise for your phone to work
- You may need to restart your phone when you cross the border, then go into Cellular networks to select your carrier's roaming partner (perhaps Telcel or AT&T)
- If you are uncertain whether your cell phone will work, we recommend printing your check-in message (sent 2 days before check-in) and directions
- Drive your own car with Mexican auto insurance. You can purchase Mexican auto insurance at the last exit before the border or online through Baja Bound Insurance.
- Rent a car (requires purchasing Mexican auto insurance through the car rental company, which can be expensive $35-50 per day)
- SD / TJ Shuttle has a route from San Ysidro border station to Rosarito for $20 one way or $35 round trip.
- Uber / Taxi: There are Ubers in TJ and Rosarito, which tend to be less expensive than taxis but availability depends on the day/time. You can check your Uber app and if none are available, get a taxi.
- Public van bus: The public van buses are around $16-18 pesos, or $1 USD. They are a great, inexpensive way to get around during the day but we don’t recommend them at night. There are also van taxis that if you jump in with a group of people, they will give you a similar rate.
MEXICAN TOURIST CARDS