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Swine Flu in Monterrey, Mexico

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Swine Flu in Monterrey, Mexico

Since the CDC has issued a travel warning for those visiting Mexico, I wanted to get the real deal from someone in Monterrey.

What is really going on down there?

Should we cancel our trip to Monterrey this weekend?

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1. Re: Swine Flu in Monterrey, Mexico

Hi, I live in Monterrey, maybe this is a little late and already cancelled your trip but things are way overblown by the media. Of course you will have to be a little bit more carefull (hygene wise) but other than that it is safe to be in the city. Of course many attractions will be closed so if you are here on business its Okay, but if you are here on holiday, you will find several attractions closed, so probably you could reschedule your trip once the tuorist attractions are open again. Hope this helps. If you need addition info just ask.

regards

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Thank you so much for the update.

We had a feeling that it was a sloooow news day in the US. That really bugs me.

We really wanted to see a soccer game.

But as you said a lot of stuff was closed.

We WILL reschedule our trip again very soon!

Thank you for taking the time to write.

Gracias.

Teresa

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Sure no problem, sorry to hear that you found the city practically shut down. Next time you are in the city, in case you want to see a Soccer game, the best way to get tickets is outside the stadium, you will not find them at the ticket counter they are sold out months in advance. Be very careful because it is sort of illegal to buy through "revendedores" or people that sell their tickets outside the stadium. Be aware becuase you should not pay more than $300-$400 pesos for a regular season game ticket(and this is the for almost the best seat in the house). Ask the people or other fans that are around for help (fans are very helpfull and nice, of course try people that look nice, that have children etc.), so these people wont take advantage from you guys, especially because you are not from Mexico. Like I said be carefull because eventhough it is illegal, it is not punishable, so be discrete.

Hope this helps!

Regards

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Agree with Alex.

Best regards.

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