What can I bring?
For one day tours: Pack light. You will want to make room for some shopping. So we stress PACKING LIGHT. Passports are a must. American currency and most credit cards are accepted at all places. However, CASH is KING and many of the smaller wineries (for wines) only accept cash. Aha Baja Wine Tours will exercise the right to search your bags before leaving for any tour in Mexico. It is our policy to be safe, and anything taken accidently will not be accepted in Mexico. And we cannot risk that.
How many bags may I bring?
One small tote per person on the one day tours. One suitcase (airplane carry on size) and one small tote per person for the 2 day, 1 night tour. NO EXCEPTIONS. We are limited by space and must plan for room for what you purchase to bring back. If the bag/suitcase is too large we will have you minimize it.
What are the hotel accommodations for the overnight tour?
You will enjoy your stay at La Hacienda Guadalupe, a top notch hotel in Valle de Guadalupe.
Is Mexico Safe?
Yes. Baja is one of the safest areas in all of Mexico. Keep a geographical perspective. All the news you hear about is usually centered in the mainland of Mexico. One of course must practice common sense and be aware. The majority of the people in Baja are average folk just like you and me are trying to make a living. Please always exercise caution when your money is exposed as you would any where in the world such, as New York, Los Angeles and Rome.
Is the water safe to drink?
Water is drinkable in Mexico. Baja’s drinking water comes from wells and has been considered safe for years. Nevertheless most hotels in the tourist area provide bottled water for purchase or complimentary.
What form of identification will I need?
Credentials USA Border crossing: Getting into Mexico is one thing, getting back into the United States is something else. The border wait to reenter can be anywhere from 15 minutes to 2 hours. Proof of nationality IS required with a current passport or birth certificate for non U.S. citizens. You must present your passport and/or visa for entry to the United States. Aha Baja Wine Tours will check all your identifications before leaving the U.S.
What if I don’t speak Spanish?
Relax. We also speak the language and English is widely spoken in Tijuana, Rosarito, and Puerto Nuevo, the tourist areas.
Do I need to exchange my money?
While shopping in Mexico most vendors will take U.S. dollars for their wares, however you might receive your change back in pesos. U.S. currency is accepted for shopping, traveling and dinning. Aha Baja Wine Tours will assist you with any money calculations while shopping. Restaurants and wineries prefer of course, but most credit cards are accepted. If you prefer to use pesos while shopping in Mexico, just remember that prices can change in Mexico from one day to the next due to fluctuation in the peso.
What is the drive like in Mexico?
You can expect excellent roads and easy to follow signage in both English and Spanish.
Are you insured?
Yes. Aha Baja Wine Tours is fully insured for both the U.S.A and Mexico.
We had the pleasure of taking Aha Baja wine tours for our first trip to Valle De Guadalupe. It was an absolute five star experience. Karen and Andres were the most amazing hosts and truly made it a special trip. Each winery they selected was unique and had different qualities that allowed us explore the variety that the region has to offer. They were incredibly knowledgeable and their love for the area made the tour even more fun. We will definitely be using their services for future tours. Very safe and highly recommend!!Heather T.