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Liliana Cota of Stewart Title Baja and Stewart Title Puerto Peñasco – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Mercado Libre  – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingSome American retailers do ship to Mexico but they are going to charge you import taxes so it’s going to cost you more. I live in Tijuana and because of the very close distance from San Diego, California, most of us have P.O. boxes in the US where we receive shipments and deliveries down there. We have our goods shipped to the P.O. box, we cross the border to get them, and take them home to Mexico. This is common to people who live close to the border.
 
For places that are far from the border, they can use Mercado Libre, which is an online retailer in Mexico that is pretty much like Amazon in the US. You can buy from them online and they will ship the goods to you. I have used Mercado Libre when I was preparing for the baptism of my baby girl. I ordered custom-made key chains that I used as souvenirs. The transaction was pretty smooth. I received the package here in Tijuana, and I was very satisfied with their service.
 
 
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House in Mérida, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingWe have Amazon in Mexico, which is under a different URL than the Amazon in the US. I am not sure if they have exactly the same products but for sure you can do online shopping from Mexico and they ship the products to your home.
 
There are also companies here in Mexico whose business is to list the items that you want from the US that they then will deliver the items to your house. For example, you can just tell them that you want that shirt from Sax 5th Avenue. They will buy it and deliver it to your doorstep. There are lots of interesting ideas and markets that have been in a way approached and answered because of the necessities of the people.
 
Mexico has regular address like in the US. Houses and buildings have street addresses, so the couriers can easily ship things to your address. We have FedEx, DHL, and other couriers here in Mexico so you could send whatever you want from the US and they will deliver it to whatever address you would like here in Mexico.
 
Merida (the largest city in the state of Yucatan) uses a numbering system that is similar to the US. We have odd and even numbers. So you could say that you live at 38th street, and tell the delivery people your house number. That makes it very easy for to locate your address because the city is laid out in a grid.
 
(Pastel house in Mérida, Mexico, pictured.)
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White sand beaches and rock formations of Los Cabos, Baja Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingShipping consumer goods to Mexico is a very new thing that people in Mexico are starting to do. So now you can go to Amazon, ebay, Victoria’s Secret, and all those other big retailers online and they ship to Mexico. That has just opened and it’s not even two years old.
 
Shipping to Mexico is a little more expensive than shipping to the States, but it is available. A lot of this happens here in Baja. There is a place in Baja where you can have a box to receive mail in Mexico. I am not sure if you can receive package shipments but you can definitely receive your mail in Mexico.  
 
(White sand beaches and rock formations of Los Cabos, Baja Mexico,pictured.)

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