Don’t forget your passport! Make sure that your passport does not expire within 6 months of your departure date – You will not be allowed into Mexico if this is the case! Also be sure that you have 1 blank page for the stamp, as Mexico requires this.
The weather in Guadalajara during the summer is similar to California, warm during the day and cool in the evening. Be prepared with breezy clothes and sunscreen during the day and a light jacket or sweater for cool evenings.
Be sure to notify your bank that you will be in Mexico and that they should expect charges (accommodations, shopping, airport, etc.).
The Guadalajara International Airport, officially known as Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Guadalajara International Airport, is about 30 minutes to downtown. It is by far the most popular airport for people traveling to Guadalajara. There are many flights a day on various airlines and international customs services.
DoubleTree by Hilton Guadalajara Centro Historico
Ave. Cristobal Colon 73, Zona Centro, 44100 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
T: +52 33 3942 5200 | Approx. 10 -min. walk to Casa Pedro Loza
If you will be staying at DoubleTree by Hilton, you can call to arrange pick-up from the airport. The hotel charges 350 pesos, which is about $18.00 USD. If you plan to avail yourself to this service, you must make arrangements at least 48 hours in advance. Uber and taxi are also viable transportation alternatives from the airport to the hotel.