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Important G20 Information for Los Cabos Travelers

Thanks to Ali Ordonez for providing much of the information below regarding the G20 Summit of world leaders taking place in Los Cabos, Mexico on June 18-19, 2012:


The following are the most important notes from the meeting held by the Official Organizers of G-20:  Lic. Julio Camarena & Chief of Staff  General Miranda.

  1. The toll road will be closed from the 14th – 19th of June. This will be open only to those transporting delegations. Anyone who needs to go to the airport will have to use the old route through San Jose Del Cabo
  2. The Convention center WILL be open for the G 20 summit
  3. All beaches including access to beaches from the Holiday Inn (known before as the Presidente Intercontinental Hotel, next to the estuary) all the way to  Punta Ballena will be restricted from the 12th – 20th of June
  4. Highest concentration of Security will be in Cabo del Sol & Punta Ballena
  5. You must carry official identification with you at all times when in Cabo from the 12th on
  6. From the 15th until the 20th of June during the evening, there will be various events: concerts, movie screenings, ballet & exhibits at the cultural pavilion located in down town Cabo. All functions are open to the public & free
  7. The Cabo San Lucas Bay & port will remain open as usual until further notice, but closures are possible.
  8. All schools, hospitals & regular businesses will remain open, unless a decision is made by the actual institution or business to close
  9. There will be no boat traffic allowed east of Misiones del Cabo towards the Estuary close to shore, but further out at sea it will be open for navigation
  10. Beaches: This means that the popular snorkeling spots like Santa Maria, Chileno Bay & surf spots like El Tule, Acapulquito, the Rock & Zippers will not be accessible by boat from the 12th until the 20th
  11. All those who travel via Private Jet will have to land in the the Cabo San Lucas FBO (MMLS)
  12. Be prepared to wait in traffic, so leave at least 30-45 min before your meetings or appointments, there will possibly be various check points along the highway
  13. If you are traveling to the airport from the 12th on, consider you are now going to take the old route which already adds another 25-30 min, so consider a longer travel time & expect the unexpected
  14. We thank all the authorities for the hard work & for bringing this event to our destination & we will keep you abreast of any updates

Additional Updates:

Update: 6.13.12 According to the Milenio News Site (Spanish), access to beaches in the Tourist Corridor may be closed off from 6/15 – 6/19/12.
6.15.12 According to the Tribuna de Los Cabos (Spanish), travelers departing from the Los Cabos International Airport in the days surrounding the G20 should plan on arriving at the airport 4 hours before departure.

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