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Is It Safe?!

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Is It Safe?!

Some friends of mine from college want to head down in March but due to the violence in Mexico are skeptical - is Cabo safe?

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Here we go again...........Yes Cabo is very safe. I would feel very comfortable if she vacationed here with friends, or even came alone. Im not sure I would feel the same if she vacationed in Ny or chicago or LA.

Edited: 20 January 2012, 18:38
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Yes! Yes! Yes! Cabo is safe! I live here during winter, single female, never have once felt unsafe. A couple of weeks ago I was making tea around 9:30 p.m. realized I was out of limes, and took a quick walk down to the local market. Would I have done that where I live in the U.S.? NO WAY! Just use common precaution like you would anywhere and you will have no problems!

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Yep, just use your head and no worries at all.

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Someone on the California forum said they don't want their road trip to include Los Angeles because it's not safe. What do you think?

Cabo 'safety' tips: wear sunscreen, wear sensible shoes to walk on the broken/uneven sidewalks, don't try to 'outbad' the bad guy, don't flash cash at 3am while you're stumbling drunkenly down a quiet road, and drink lots of water to keep hydrated.

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Been there 3 times in the last 3 years and never had anything bad happen to me. Going again in April, just be smart just like you would anywhere on vacation. My only danger is the hangovers!

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Yes very safe. I was skeptical but after being there realized that the bad part you hear about is a different place. Use your head like stated above. It's really no different than where you probably live now but to be safe use sunblock, sunglasses, good shoes, lock your valuables in the safe provided at hotel or leave them at home (we only took our money and passports left wedding rings and any other items at home).

Edited: 25 January 2012, 19:42
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Yes, it's very safe. I went a year ago and I was 3 month pregnant, I was skeptical as well, but my husband and I had a great time and would definitely go again and take my child with me this time around. Always practice common sense no matter where you go.

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Yes, we where there last October and going back in May....

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