TIPS FOR RENTERS
There are many questions about rocky point rentals. The reality of rocky point mexico rentals is that you are truly in for a treat. The Rocky Point Rental concept is now new. People have been coming down to mexico for years. Take some time to read the tips and information that we have compiled for you below.
IMPORTANT ROCKY POINT RENTAL PHONE NUMBERS
Clinica Santa Fe Hospital 011-52-638-383-2447
Mexican Consulate in Phoenix U.S. (602) 242-7398
Mexican Consulate in Tucson U.S. (520) 882-5595
Municipal Hospital 011-52-638-383-2110
Only Sonora Program U.S. 1-800-4-SONORA
Peñasco Tourism Office 011-52-638-383-6122
Police Department 011-52 638-383-2626
Sonora Tourism Center in Tucson U.S. (520) 784-0551
U.S. Consulate in Hermosillo 011-52-662-17-2375
When you cross Mexican customs you have the obligation to declare if you have other merchandise besides your luggage.
If this is the case, you need to declare what you have and pay the corresponding taxes. You will also need to cross the fiscal traffic light that will determine the following:
Green Light: you are free to pass through without an inspection
Red Light: you get stopped and they inspect your stuff
IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF ANOTHER COUNTRY
When you arrive to Mexico by car or by plane, in the case of using a plane, the airport is located in the area border to the country, or in the cities overseas located in an area 25 miles along the border of Mexico, you have the right to bring up to $50 dollars per person (including children) in one or several items tax free. For example: A family that has fixe members which includes the parents and three children can bring up to $250 dollars in items, not including their luggage.
Besides what has been mentioned previously, you can also bring the following items tax-free:
- A 12 inch TV or smaller
- A portable radio
- Two laser discs and a maximum of 20 CDs or tapes
- A typewriter
- A musical instrument for individual use that can be transported by one person
- Camping equipment
- A maximum of 5 toys
- Fishing tackle
- A pair of skis
- Two tennis rackets
- A surfboard with or without a sail
- One VCR
If you come through the fiscal traffic light and they find merchandise whose value exceeds what is permitted and you have not paid corresponding tax, you could be fined with 100 to 300% over teh commercial value of the articles and even seizure of them.
If you try to cross arms, ammunitions, explosives, or any other article that is prohibited by the Federal Law of Arms and Explosives you are committing a crime and you will be turned over to the Attorney General’s Office. If you are bringing any of these items, turn them over to avoid any problems BEFORE you cross the fiscal traffic light.
Do not carry with you any closed packages that you are not able to determine what they have inside or that you are not able to declare.
Bringing any amount of money is not a crime, nor will this cause you any additional taxes or have the money taken away from you. A crime is not declaring such money and if the amount exceeds $20,000 dollars you will be turned over to the Attorney General’s Office.
Please verify which items are permitted as well as the amount that you can bring to Mexico.
BRINGING ANIMALS, VEGETABLES, AND MEXICAN PRODUCTS INTO MEXICO
Regarding animals, vegetables, and their products, you should be extremely careful because there are some items that can carry plants pests or animal diseases into Mexico. Rocky Point Mexico Rentals normally do not allow pets unless you are an actual condo owner.
ANIMALS THAT YOU CAN BRING
Pets (only dogs and cats) as long as you can verify that the animal is free of diseases with a valid vaccine certificate.
FOOD THAT YOU CAN BRING FOR PERSONAL USE
When they come in their original package and perfectly sealed you can bring the following:
Vegetable Products, like nuts (except walnuts that come from Texas), roasted coffee, straw items, malta, ginger, carobs, potato, legumes, oleaginous, flour or ground corn, tapioca, wheat, oatmeal, rye, soya, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, prunes, canned or packed spices, any medicinal herbs, canned, boiled or dried vegetables and fruits, mixed or pure, mushrooms and dried truffles.
Those that come directly from the United States either cryovac canned or frozen, cooked or processed beef, lamb, goat, and pork Cooked or processed poultry;canned pate;milk and cheeses. They have to be in their original package.
WOODEN OBJECTS THAT YOU CAN BRING
Those that are made of dried wood, without barks, treated with varnish or paintlike statuettes, tables, and chairs for personal use. When you arrive to the Mexican border if you have any of these products or animals please declare them so they can attend to you personally.