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Los Cabos

Tipping in Los Cabos

Learn all about tipping in Los Cabos, like when and how much to give. Stay on top of this subject for great financial planning on your trip. Knowing the exact moment and amount of pesos to give for the famous “tips” (in English), “propinas” (in Spanish), is very important. With that, read this text until the end and inform yourself well about this subject for your trip.

Tips in Los Cabos

After reading this article, check out our tips about how to save a lot of money on your trip to Los Cabos. It is the most accessed article on our blog and will help you a lot with all the trip planning. There are several unmissable tips that will save you A LOT of cash and set up your entire trip to Los Cabos.

How is tipping in Los Cabos

Different countries, different rules. Be aware that tipping is very significant in Mexico and is basically a tradition, both among locals and tourists. There, they are very happy to provide the “propinas” (kickbacks), as they are called in the region, as a kind of thanks for the service provided.

Propinas - kickbacks in Mexico

Tips at restaurants in Los Cabos and throughout Mexico

If you’re in a restaurant, for example, and you like the way you’re served, don’t hesitate to tip the waiter. What we suggest and what is most often provided is 10% to 15%. An important point is also that in some establishments, tips are already included in the bill and in others they are not. Therefore, be aware of this when requesting it and, if you have any doubts, ask the employee with sympathy and cordiality as they do at the place.

Tips at the restaurant in Los Cabos

Tips at various establishments in Los Cabos and throughout Mexico

If you’re wondering if tips are only given in restaurants, then know better. They can also be provided to: attendants, valets, bartenders, luggage carriers, maids and employees in general. Therefore, make a reservation of your budget for this and ensure that everything will go well, without having to go through possible embarrassments and problems!

Tips for maids at the hotel in Los Cabos

How to use your cell phone in Los Cabos

Being able to use the Internet from your cell phone in Los Cabos is very worthwhile. The tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping malls and beaches have great applications. In addition, you save by not having to rent a GPS for the car with the rental company, you can search the addresses and times of the places, see the weather forecast to plan for the tours and beaches, stay connected with everyone through applications and post your photos of Los Cabos on social networks.

Woman using cell phone on the beach

If you want, see all our tips to use your cell phone in Los Cabos. It’s super cheap and you’ll be able to use your cell phone all day and anywhere. And, you can also search all about tipping in Los Cabos for when you’re there.

Important tips to enjoy much more your trip to Los Cabos

Now that we have given you all the tips about tipping in Los Cabos, here are some more suggestions that will make your trip even better. Los Cabos is a big city and its tourist spots and beaches are concentrated in some regions, so being well located makes all the difference.

If you haven’t already booked your hotel, be sure to check out our article Where to stay in Los Cabos, with tips from the best regions and also how to get a great hotel at a great price (and find all inclusive hotels and resorts on sale).

Cabo San Lucas in Los Cabos

Another good tip is that many people think it is not worthwhile to rent a car in Los Cabos, but it all depends on how your trip will be. If you are staying at the hotel every day, it really is not worth it. But, if you are going on tours, want to go to shopping malls and tourist spots, they are all a little bit apart and the car is great for getting around.

Even in the hotel zone that has everything there, the distance between the points is great, and without the car you need to take a taxi or public bus. With the car, you have more comfort and freedom, not to mention the economy. If you want to know all the tips on the subject and how to get incredible prices, see our full article about how to rent a car in Los Cabos.

Travel car rental service

Don’t forget about travel insurance to Los Cabos

Another tip is to not forget to take international travel insurance to Los Cabos, as it is very important and no one should leave the country without one. If you want, read our article about travel insurance for Los Cabos and see tips on how to get good insurance at an incredible price. It is super cheap and very worth it.

Where to buy the cheapest tickets for tours and tourist attractions in Los Cabos

A good suggestion to save money is to buy tickets, tours and excursions in advance online. It costs a lot less and you don’t waste time in lines there in Los Cabos. We have done a lot of research and the site that always has the best prices is this Los Cabos tickets website. They are the biggest tours tickets website in the world.

Diving in Los Cabos

The unmissable tours that cannot be left out of your trip in any way are: the excursion to Isla Mujeres, excursion to X-Caret or Xel-Há (two incredible natural parks), the Coco Bongo party and the excursion to Chichén Itzá, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. It also has the swim with dolphins which is incredible. Virtually all tours pick you up at your hotel and drop you back there.

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