Getting Here and Around
Visitors fly nonstop to Los Cabos from all over the United States, and to La Paz from some U.S. cities. Via nonstop service, Los Cabos is about 2 hours from San Diego, 2½ hours from Los Angeles, 2¾ hours from Houston, 2¾ hours from Dallas/Fort Worth, and 2 hours from Phoenix.
Flying time from New York to Mexico City, where you must switch planes to continue to Los Cabos, is 5 hours. Los Cabos is about a 2-hour flight from Mexico City.
CABAJA Rental Cars. Consider renting an auto from CABAJA Rental Cars, in San Diego. It's one of the few American car-rental companies that permits, and encourages, taking cars south of the border. 9245 Jamacha Blvd., Spring Valley, CA, 91977. 888/470–7368 or 619/470–7368. www.cabaja.com.
Lewis & Lewis Insurance. For affordable insurance for your own car, that covers you in Mexico, try Lewis & Lewis Insurance. 2950 31st. Street, Suite 140, Santa Monica, CA, 90405. 310/399–0800 or 800/966–6830. www.mexicanautoinsurance.com.