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Safety in Tampico.

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Safety in Tampico.

I am contemplating really going to Tampico to visit my fiance. I know there is a travel advisory to the Tamaulipas state in general, but I feel like Tampico is not as bad as people would think. I'm not trying to get robbed, shot at, or held for ransom. I'm going to fly into Tampico of course, but we're also planning a trip to Puerto Vallarta by bus out of Tampico and I'm not so sure about that either. Any comments on the safety?

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1. Re: Safety in Tampico.

Welcome to TA.

Few on these boards pay much attention to or have much experience with Tampico, self included. Probably your best resource is your fiance, her family, and/or friends. I'm guessing she'll not put you at risk? :)

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2. Re: Safety in Tampico.

I too am flying to Tampico on Tuesday for 3 weeks. Also would like to be able to feel secure!! ANYBODY???

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3. Re: Safety in Tampico.

Im going at the end of February to visit my wifes family.

I went last year as well. I felt safeish, just stay away from trouble and you will be fine.

Edited: 02 February 2016, 03:53
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4. Re: Safety in Tampico.

How did that work out for you?

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5. Re: Safety in Tampico.

How did your trip go? I am planning a trip in the fall for the same reason. I'm nervous. Please let me know.

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6. Re: Safety in Tampico.

How was the trip man

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7. Re: Safety in Tampico.

I have lived in Tampico for over a year now. I have not had any issues.

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