West Coast Mexico Insurance understands that purchasing Mexico Home Insurance can be a BIG learning curve if you have never purchased this type of insurance in Mexico before!! Whether you are Buying Mexico Home Insurance for the first time or you have owned a home in Mexico for many years, these 6 important questions answered about Mexico Home Insurance will be helpful during the review & buying process. 1) How do I calculate the replacement cost of my home in Mexico? ANSWER: The easiest way to calculate the replacement cost of your home in Mexico is by multiplying the square
You would be surprised that many new home & condo buyers in Mexico neglect to insure their investment the day they take possession of their most valuable asset in Mexico. When purchasing a home or condo in Mexico Insuring your investment is just as important in Mexico as it is in the United States or Canada. The same exposures and more exist in Mexico as they do in any other part of the world. Insuring your property in Mexico should be part of your budget when planning to invest in Mexico. Securing the insurance for your home or condo in
When tourists decide to drive into Mexico, one very important question always comes to mind? “why do I need to purchase Mexico auto insurance?” There is a simple answer to this… because your US or Canadian insurance is not valid within the borders of Mexico. Mexican law requires you to have insurance purchased through a Mexican insurance company. So, if you plan on driving your auto into Mexico we strongly recommend you purchase Mexico auto insurance before crossing into Mexico. Mexican Law requires that all autos driving in Mexico have a minimum amount of Mexico Liability coverage. This dollar amount
Boat-Yacht Insurance in Mexico Mexican Boat Liability Insurance is recommended if you have your Boat down in Mexico. Many Marinas are requiring at least this basic coverage in Mexico if you dock your boat with them. With so many unknowns that come about when purchasing insurance in Mexico it is imperative for you to work with a trust worthy company that has done the homework for you. West Coast Global Insurance Services can assist with securing Mexico Boat Liability Insurance or even a full coverage Boat or Yacht policy to help protect you while you are traveling in Mexico.
What you need to know when Sailing or Boating in Mexico! Sailing to Mexico or sailing in Mexico can be extremely fun and filled with adventures. Whether you are just cruising or fishing, below are some helpful preparation tips! The Boat – The size of the boat isn’t nearly as important as the quality. Make sure the boat has been built, designed and maintained for open-ocean sailing. A boat designed for lake sailing is not recommended for rough winds or weather. The Gear – Although a lot of people load their vessels with a lot of gear, some being
Catch of the Month! Cabo San Lucas/Baja Peninsula is one of the best, if not the best place for fishing in the WORLD! The town is known for its high catch success rate and abundance of sea life, boats and friendly tour guides. What most people don’t know is that the Sea of Cortes alone attracts 40% of the world’s marine life! This marine diversity combined with strict catch and release regulations leads to an incredible fishing experience for beginners to professionals. Cabo San Lucas/Baja Peninsula fishing is best known as the number one location to catch striped Marlin.
Sport Fishing in Mexico! Mexico’s National Aquaculture and Fishing Commission (CONAPESCA) welcome’s YOU to practice and enjoy sport fishing in inland and ocean waters of Mexico! The Mexico Federal Law requires a fishing license anytime you cross into Mexican waters! Everyone fishing from a boat regardless of age or nationality must have a Mexican Fishing license. If you are NOT fishing, as long as there is fishing equipment on board, fish or even fish parts you will need a Mexican Fishing License. The licenses for fishing is actually not difficult to obtain but we recommend getting one before you set
Mexican Sport-Fishing Regulations! If you are going to be fishing in Mexico we have gathered some helpful tips to keep in mind! Mexico has very strict regulations and laws for fishing! When operating a vessel in Mexican waters that has fishing equipment in it, Mexico requires that you hold a fishing license for everybody aboard the boat, regardless of age and whether they are fishing or not. A fishing license is not required if fishing by land. Only one rod or line with hook is permitted in the water, per person, however there is no restriction regarding the number
Hurricane Season! Are you prepared? The 2012 Pacific Hurricane Season was/is scheduled to take place between mid May (May 15th) and November 30th. Hurricane season started a bit earlier this year when Aletta started building on May 12th and it hit the south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico. According to the Climate Prediction Center, the season is likely to have 30% below normal events, 50% near normal events, and 20% above normal events. Climatologist working at the center stated that there will be anywhere from 12-18 named storms, 5-9 of them are likely to become hurricanes and they are even saying