How much will it cost me to live/travel in Mexico? This query has been making our top 10 FAQ for over forty years. Sadly, the answer has changed significantly since 1972, when the first edition of The People’s Guide to Mexico hit the shelves. But take heart! We can’t complain too much with a peso/dollar exchange rate of 15. Keep in mind that the prices below are for Baja. The mainland, barring major tourist traps, should be a little cheaper.
Current official Mexican exchange rate, pesos to dollars: 15.05