Best Time To Visit

When to go

Mexico covers a large area and can be visited all year round. It has, within the main, a warm climate. Overall, the period from December to May is the best time to visit. Between July and the end of October, the Yucatan Peninsula can be affected by tropical storms, or occasionally hurricanes. 

When to go to Mexico - Climate Chart

Getting there

British Airways fly non-stop from London Heathrow to Mexico City between three and four times a week, and also from London Gatwick to Cancun.

Time Zone

GMT -6/-7 hours


British passport holders do not require a visa to enter Mexico, though if you fly via the US, the ESTA will be compulsory. 


There are no compulsory vaccinations required to enter Mexico. Always consult your doctor at least six weeks before travel and refer to this useful NHS website for details of recommended vaccinations for your destination.

Things To Do

  • Get to know Mexico City and don't miss the Anthropology Museum
  • Travel through the Copper Canyon by train, one of world's iconic rail journeys
  • Spend some time in the beautiful town of Merida, voted 'Cultural capital of the New World' in 2002
  • Explore Chichen Itza and Uxmal with a private guide
  • Whale watch in Baja California
  • Eat lots of Mexican food! - the food is a real delight

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