New Mexico travel advice

Explore our complete guide to New Mexico with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for New Mexico.

New Mexico travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to New Mexico with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

New Mexico - quick facts
Flight time 12.5 hours
Time difference UK -7 hours
Language(s) English
Currency US Dollar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

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New Mexico tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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New Mexico weather

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New Mexico travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting New Mexico from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around New Mexico.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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New Mexico travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to New Mexico with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in New Mexico, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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New Mexico covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in New Mexico with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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New Mexico travel features

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New Mexico FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to New Mexico including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to New Mexico due to Covid-19?

New Mexico is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out New Mexico Department of Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from the USA?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from the USA. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to New Mexico from the UK?

The flight time to New Mexico from the UK is typically 12.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between New Mexico and the UK?

The time difference between New Mexico and the UK is UK time-7 hours.

What is the main language spoken in New Mexico?

The main language spoken in New Mexico is English.

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What is the currency in New Mexico?

The currency in New Mexico is the US Dollar (USD).

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Which plugs are used in New Mexico?

New Mexico uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in New Mexico?

They drive on the right side of the road in New Mexico.

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Do you need a visa for New Mexico?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter New Mexico.

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