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Airports:
Foreign visitors staying for more than 24 hours would be expected to pay 350 pesos ($18.50), although giving to the fund is completely Optional.

From airport you can take a private car or shuttle but book it before from someone with 5 star rating from TripAdvisor or Yelp. Many scam artist in the airport.


Getting around town there’s car rental, taxi, bus and Uber. But Uber might not be allowed in your lobby.

Where to stay:  Points?
Hilton Points
Waldorf
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Los Cabos

Marriott Points
Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort
JW Marriott
Westin
Fairfield inn

Hyatt Points
The Cape, a Thompson Hotel
Ziva-All inclusive

IHG
Holiday Inn Express Cabo San Lucas

Kosher:
Reb Benny +52 624 133 0489
Baja Kosher (covid currently closed)

"Costco has tuna fish, OU Glatt sausages, Chalav Yisrael Natural and Kosher cheeses, salmon etc.
Walmart, La Comer, Soriana, Chedraui have smoked salmon, fruits, veggies, pastas, eggs, sugars rice, cereal, ketchup, mustard, Dolores brand tuna (not bishul yisrael), etc.
Corn tortillas fresh are usually kosher and they’re shehakol.
Yogurts, milk, and spreads can be found here but they are cholov akum.
If you want Cholov Yisrael milk, we get ours from the farm so let us know earlier and we will try to get you some.
Wine is available at La Europea.
For those looking for ice cream shops that are OUD, there is a Ben and Jerry's and a Haagen Dazz. " -Chabad

Chabad:


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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2013, 01:26:55 PM »
I went to Cabo about 2 years ago and it was gorgeous. Weather was awesome and the Hilton there is gorgeous. We got the ocean front suite and it was one of the nicest rooms I stayed in. We went during May which is actually off season and we got a great deal on our room. Weather was perfect 80's. The Hotel was also empty then which was great. Infinity end pool, swim up bar, a few feet from the beaches.. I highly recommend this for any in LA or even from Cleveland  ;)      I am thinking about going back this summer with my kids.

Dan,  I am surprised you never made it there yet. It is in my opinion one of the most relaxing places to visit.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2013, 03:30:39 PM »
Mexico scares me.
Also can't bring in meat.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: April 15, 2013, 03:33:04 PM »
Mexico scares me.
Also can't bring in meat.

Cabo is not a problem at all. It's a great place.  We managed to get meat in, but chicken is okay to bring in anyway I think so I wouldn't necessarily let that stop you from going.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: April 15, 2013, 03:47:02 PM »
I went to Cabo about 2 years ago and it was gorgeous. Weather was awesome and the Hilton there is gorgeous.
Curios did u pay or use points for hilton.... If points how many a night?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2013, 03:57:00 PM »
Mexico scares me.
Also can't bring in meat.

It was not scary. Also I brought in a bag of frozen meet in my suitcase with out any problem

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2013, 03:58:36 PM »
Curios did u pay or use points for hilton.... If points how many a night?

I paid. It came out to like $200 a night. Hilton had an 30% off promotion if you used your visa card. I went in May which is off season so prices were low anyways.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: April 15, 2013, 04:00:23 PM »
The hotel was so empty it was also easy to get an upgrade on the house! 

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2013, 05:15:14 PM »
planning a trip to Cabos, wondering whether or not there is need for a rental car? If not, what is the best way to get from the airport to hotel?
One more thing, wondering whether or not it is a dangerous place to visit or not?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2013, 11:30:20 PM »
Its not dangerous. My parents go every year. 

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: April 29, 2013, 12:56:25 AM »
anybody here stay at The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos?
Just wondering if the waters are calmer by this hotel? I would hate
to have to stay out of the ocean...

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #30 on: April 29, 2013, 01:30:27 PM »
anybody here stay at The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos?
Just wondering if the waters are calmer by this hotel? I would hate
to have to stay out of the ocean...

Generally the waters on the whole strip of hotels there is  the same. 

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2013, 01:59:23 PM »
Can anyone give a quick review of the Westin in cabos? Is it nice? Worth going to?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2013, 11:41:59 PM »
Anyone know if a rental car is needed for this trip? And any specific activity/attraction that shouldn't be missed while there? (Staying at Westin)

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #33 on: June 16, 2013, 03:09:12 AM »
Hey,

I am planning to stay at the Westin Cabo end of August. Did you take your trip there yet?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: June 16, 2013, 08:39:32 AM »
I am planning on going earlier in the summer. Any advice?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: August 03, 2013, 10:27:25 PM »
any idea if verizon cell phones work there without an international plan?
Any recomendations on a ride from the airport to hotel?

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: August 04, 2013, 09:47:37 AM »
If anyone is planning on going to Cabos, this hotel sometimes has great deals on Jetsetter. Prob the nicest property in Mexico:

http://www.capellahotels.com/cabosanlucas/default-en.html

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: August 04, 2013, 12:37:17 PM »
Can anyone give a quick review of the Westin in cabos? Is it nice? Worth going to?
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I was just there last week. Westin is just ok property. The rooms aren't anything special IMO. I checked out the Sheraton and it actually looked a little nicer but there were more kids around.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: August 04, 2013, 12:38:30 PM »
Anyone know if a rental car is needed for this trip? And any specific activity/attraction that shouldn't be missed while there? (Staying at Westin)

Not needed but can be more economical. I got one for $8/day. Taxi to and from airport is probably $40 so I recommend it so you can drive around freely.

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Re: Los Cabos, Mexico Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: August 05, 2013, 08:53:47 PM »
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I was just there last week. Westin is just ok property.
In your opinion Cabos vs Cancun from LA which would be a better option for an extended weekend (given the flights etc).