Mérida Driving Tips:
Driving Tips: Driving in the Yucatan is safe and easy. The
peninsula is flat and most roads are well-maintained. Occasional
thunder storms may impair visibility, so it's important to inspect
your windshield wipers before your trip. On particularly hot days,
driving at high-speed on smoldering asphalt can cause blow-outs, so
check your tire pressure and tread wear as well.
All gasoline is distributed by the national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, known as PEMEX. These ubiquitous green and white gas stations are abundant in the cities and towns of the Yucatan, but if your destination is a distant jungle ruin or a long drive on the Gulf coast, start with a full tank. In Pemex's stations are full service. At your request, the attendant will fill the tank with "magna" or "Premium". He will wash the windshields and check the oil. After receiving service, it is customary to tip the attendant with five or six pesos. You can also buy snacks and visit the sanitario or restroom.
The Yucatan, and all of Mexico, uses the metric system. All distances
are given in kilometers. To convert kilometers to miles, multiply by
Merida has a wonderful bus system. Most buses are clean, modern and well-maintained. Some first class busses are air-conditioned, have bathrooms and even a snack bar. In some towns, you can also take a , a car or van maintained and dispatched by a collective. Using the bus system, you can travel anywhere you might want to go.
to Progreso, take the bus at the Progreso Terminal, at Calle
62, between 65 and 67. This bus travels north on Calle 64 stops for
passengers further up on this street.
El explorador no admite los marcos flotantes o no está configurado actualmente para mostrarlos.