Alternatively, perhaps start a new discussion on the TA Progreso forum; you'll get more views than if you tack onto an 8 page discussion that was started six years ago. We lost a computer, cash, credit cards, cellphones etc. Best of all, Progreso is as safe a location as you can find just about anywhere in the world, untouched by the troubles of border cities like Nuevo Laredo and Ciudad Juarez. Most crimes here are crimes of opportunity, so don’t leave phones, bags, purses, wallets, etc. A beautiful view with the soothing sound of waves breaking created wonderful ambiance. Reads like vengeance to me. 5 Days Mayan Heritage visit Tulum Kohunlich Chicanna Becan Misol-Ha Palenque Edzna Uxmal and Chichen Itza, Transportation service: Mérida-Cancun Airport or Cancun Airport-Merida. Wondering the same, (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? El puerto de Progreso, como puerto de altura, es el principal de Yucatán. For the number of poor(er) people we see living in the area (when compared with the US and Canada for exemple), I find it amazing that the crime rate is so low there. Crime Threats. Merida is a beautiful big city with everything that everyone needs or wants. What to do in Yucatan (Progreso), Mexico During a Cruise Find out what you can do when the cruise ship visits Progreso, Mexico. If you are planning to visit Mérida, natural beauty, rich Mayan and colonial heritage awaits you. Arranged crime? That’s not to say that crime doesn’t happen – it does, and like anywhere, you should be cautious and aware of your surroundings, especially when traveling to an unfamiliar place, and especially when traveling alone. Three of us have rented a house near Telchac Puerto for the month of January. Delivery & Pickup Options - 43 reviews of Eladio's Bar Progreso "This restaurant is at the end of the street, right by the pier for the crew ships. This is a trip we have planned and looked forward to for a long time and it has been spoiled. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14773003', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Progreso area. And if we were scammed at a gas station, we did not even notice it! We have spent two weeks at a beach house near Progreso and sadly have to report we were broken into while sleeping and robbed. I also see you just joined and have 3 posts. Maybe you have seen statistics for this in Progresso--I have not. Merida, the capital of the state of Yucatan, Mexico, is quite safe as well.  The Yucatan Police, according to the National Public Security System, occupies the first place in police effectiveness in the country. Question about taking ADO bus to Cancun in a couple days, New Airline VLU startup in April 2021 within Mexico...Merida. 0. The high crime rate relates to the US-Mexico boarder. As a tourist, can you get (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Mayamontreal....what do you mean? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14801777', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Cozumel. You'll be able to get more information there. Merida Warning and Dangers. Air-conditioned, fully licensed and insured… unattended, don’t accept drinks from strangers, and don’t leave your drink unattended at a bar or restaurant.  Lock your doors and any accessible windows, just as you would at home in most places.  In other words, take basic safety and security precautions.  Many homes have bars on the windows and doors, as ours does, which serves as a deterrent for break-ins. Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen and Cancun in particular, have seen dramatically increasing murder rates and crime levels in 2018, due in part to different cartels fighting for control of the area and its access to the US for the drug trade.  While most of this isn’t in the more touristy areas and in resorts, the tourism industry is down dramatically, 18-25% below 2017 levels, due to concern over the increasing violence in Cancun, the ferry bombing in February 2018 (on a ferry that runs between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel) and because of the abundance of seaweed washing ashore.  Playa del Carmen is increasing police presence in an effort to restore lower crime rates. This is a trip we have planned and looked forward to for a long time and it has been spoiled. Our waiter was very patient with our 'mui poco' Spanish and brought us an English version of the menu. We live in Chelem and I have never felt safer in my life than amongsst the people here. That does say “exercise increased caution” – not “if you go there, you will be a victim of crime.” As of this writing, we’ve lived in Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico for almost ten months and have had zero incidents, or even close calls.  We haven’t even been offered drugs or other illicit things.  Granted, I’m a big guy, at over six feet tall, but even our tiniest female friends feel safe here. :-). This is a trip we have planned and looked forward to for a long time and it has been spoiled. When it comes to understanding how safe Mexico is for female travelers, there are, of course, things you can do to make sure that your trip runs as smoothly and as safely as possible. Progreso, Merida, and the Yucatan state as a whole are among the safest places in the world. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14772834', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');insurance for that type of robbery? Its infrastructure, shopping, cultural and entertaining options, gastronomy, quality of life… Some might say that's reckless as the last time I went 52 people were killed in terrorist attacks. One of the top results on Google right now for “Is Progreso Mexico Safe?” is a review on TripAdvisor from someone who was a burglary victim while they slept in their rental.  I don’t know the full story, but our experience has been very different, and we only personally know of one incident involving anyone we know: one (Yucatan native) friend was robbed, in a nearby town, but he was not hurt and the police caught the individuals quickly. Â. So is Progreso Mexico safe?  Yes, I believe Progreso is safe. Next month I'll be returning to the UK for the festive period. Related: What are the most popular tours in Merida? Mayapan and a cenote between Santa Elena and Merida? It is great to see 4 generations all enjoying the sun, sand and water. 3; 43; Yucatán Top Ten: October 2019. It is bad when something like this happens to you but believe its a bit senstational to post a headline ¨Progreso and area is not safe for tourists¨--without much more to back up such a statement. Personally, we can't wait to visit the area in a month. Yucatán state is home to the cities of Mérida and Progreso, and Campeche’s popular destinations for business and tourism include the City of Campeche and Ciudad del Carmen. Try Eladio's for lunch. The news of this burglary is disappointing and scary. Unfortunately, it happens all over the place. We are traveling to the area over New Year's and thought I will take your post into consideration I would take safety into consideration whether you posted something like this or not. Lots of accusations here but few details. How did they break in? Progreso and area is not safe for tourists. You have to be a safe traveler anywhere. There is moderate risk from crime in Mérida. Here at Progreso Bridge, we want to make sure that our clients are informed with up-to-date information on COVID-19 in order to benefit the health and safety of our communities. According to Government of Mexico statistics, Yucatán and Campeche are among the safest states in Mexico. The Yucatan peninsula is a small part of Mexico and is comprised of 3 states: Yucatan, Quintana Roo and Campeche. Se localiza al norte, a 36 km. Merida, the state capitol and home to four universitys is a sophisticated, beautiful old Spanish colonial city and very safe. We both travel a lot and have lived in many places in the world and this is the first time we have ever had this happen. Remember: many of the sensational, gruesome headlines don’t always show the full story. We have spent two weeks at a beach house near Progreso and sadly have to report we were broken into while sleeping and robbed. more. Getting to Merida directly from the Cancun (CUN) airport. Let me put it this way. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14765057', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Progreso and sadly have to report we were broken into while sleeping and robbed. The consensus is that we should cancel our plans due to the alarming, and potentially physically threatening situation which occured nearby. Merida has consolidated as the safest city in Mexico, and one of the best places to live in the country. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. over 7 years ago. He was found on the top floor of a residence, owned by Eduardo Rodriguez Alonzo, a Yucateco who lived in the United States, located at calle 25 by 40 and 42 … We walked down on a fishing pier and left our bag in an open jeep. Sorry it happened to you but from one breakin, not sure how you know ¨crime is clearly a problem¨. Wright has published the complete Our Southern Trinity trilogy, a wild ride of psychological fiction, on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2qPbIoJ. Any Mexican state, city, pueblito is DEFINITELY NOT safe. Where to go, what to eat and more in and around Progreso, One of the questions we’ve seen time and time again, and were concerned about before we came to Progreso is “Is Progreso Mexico Safe?”. Throughout the peninsula, travelers should exercise increased caution. You also have good local market and 2 supermarkets Soriana and Bodega ( Walmart) But violent crime is particularly rare here.  Despite the poverty levels in the Yucatan, the crime rate is actually quite low, especially compared to other areas of Mexico where there is more cartel activity. The final stop on our 2019 5 day cruise visiting Yucatan Progreso on the Carnival Valor. We had been to Progreso, Yucatan in Spring 2019 for six weeks and loved it. Shopping? Cruise ships to Progreso dock at the Cruise Terminal Remota pier. But all that is at least four hours away by car from Progreso, which hasn’t had the same problems. Or you suspect they had a key? de Mérida. Progreso de Castro es una localidad con la categoría de ciudad ubicada en el estado mexicano de Yucatán, específicamente en el municipio homónimo que se encuentra en la zona de influencia metropolitana o Región VI del mismo estado. We have discussed this situation with friends and relatives. Not so much. They forced the door? But Progreso and the Yucatan state as a whole are safer than most major and minor U.S. cities. To know this happened while we were sleeping is both scary and depressing. It's better to be safe than sorry. Progreso and area is not safe for tourists, Re: Progreso and area is not safe for tourists, Get answers to your questions about Merida. Below, we have compiled verified news sources with current updates and announcements regarding the handling of the coronavirus in our region. What i was thinking was maybe in the rental company, one of the emloyees is a bad apple and saw they had alot of money and talked about it and they got robbed...This does not at all change my plans or my opinion of the area, we get alot of crime here in (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? Hello, our fault!! OK. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); one (Yucatan native) friend was robbed, in a nearby town, but he was not hurt and the police caught the individuals quickly. Â, Mexico 2018 Crime & Safety Report: Merida here, cruise ship and Progreso is a port of call, occupies the first place in police effectiveness in the country, Playa del Carmen is increasing police presence, How to Create a Free Business Listing on Life In Progreso, Latest Covid Restrictions in Progreso Yucatan, Buying Alcohol in Progreso June 1-10 2020. Yes, poor old (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? That is sad and disapointing that this happened, but I too have the same questions as the rest. Save. Two portcalls in Progreso and subsequently three two week land vacations in Merida and surrounding area. Much of Mexico is safe for solo female travelers. Durante siglos el puerto de Sisal fue el eje del movimiento comercial hasta que hombres de empresa consideraron la necesidad de la apertura de un punto más cercano a la capital del Estado, para la importación y exportación menos gravosa de mercancías. The capital city of Yucatan state has colonial history is written into the … Progreso is perfectly safe! Carnival cruises to Progreso dock on Mexico’s Emerald Coast alongside the Gulf of Mexico, where hot pink flamingos gather by the hundreds and sun-bleached Maya pyramids rise from the jungle. I've lived here in South Texas 52 years and I'm an expert so don't believe anyone saying it's safe!!! ! Years ago we had all of our snorkle gear stolen in (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? you say near progreso....Where exactly? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14771907', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Progreso is given a bit of a pasting here.   The October 30, 2018 Yucatan Times article in the previous link also states; “So far this year, 46 homicides have been committed in Yucatán, none of these murders were related to organized crime.” For comparison, you may wish to search for the number of violent crimes in your own city. By Yucatan Times on April 20, 2019 PROGRESO Yucatan.- (POLICE REPORT/SSP) Yesterday at around 11:30 a.m. in Progreso, Yucatan, a Canadian male was assassinated. Nuestro servicio más importante es el transporte de pasajeros entre la ciudad de Mérida y el puerto de Progreso, y desde el año 2000 comenzamos a ofrecer transporte desde el muelle al puerto de Progreso. My advice would be not to visit here, although most people are great, crime is clearly a problem. We were looking forwrd to our month on the Gulf coast, but this obviously changes things. Yucatán (Progreso), Mexico Cruise to the Yucatán Peninsula for an unbeatable combination of breathtaking beaches and fascinating history. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions. Progreso resident and Author M.H. [7] [8] Se localiza en el golfo de México al noroeste del estado; a 36 km al norte de Mérida, la capital del estado. Have you looked at the cruise critic forum? While there is no evidence indicating that criminals specifically target U.S. citizens, crime victims are usually chosen based on perceived wealth, vulnerability, and inattentiveness. Progreso, Mexico cruise ship calendar 2019 provides the opportunity to search arrival and departure schedules of cruise ships arriving in port. In Progreso… We both travel a lot and have lived in many places in the world and this is the first time we have ever had this happen. So if you’re on a cruise ship and Progreso is a port of call, you shouldn’t be afraid to get off the boat and discover the Progreso area. A cruise vacation destination in Yucatan … The safety of this area has been compared to the rural U.S. States of Wyoming, Montana, Oregon, and North Dakota. Progreso, we thought at the time would be a nice place to come back to when we got older. I also had bags stolen in Germany many years ago & a friend suffered the same fate in Brussells. It wasn't locked? The U.S. Department of State published their Mexico 2018 Crime & Safety Report: Merida here.  Part of it states: Crime not directly attributed to criminal groups varies in type and frequency throughout the peninsula but is generally low. They do this stuff in the US too. 12 years ago. Buy A Hammock In Merida. No don't get me wrong. About Us Progreso and area is not safe for tourists. Did you call the police? Come back to Progreso (or the beach towns to the east and west) again sometime! Safe. Save. The peninsula borders the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea and extends to parts of … Progreso is a lay back tourist little village with many restaurants, bars, etc. Sorry for what happened, i'm going for 2 months so i'll be very careful!! But I understand that being robbed is a very bitter experience and it's hard to keep a positive attitude after it happens to you. We have spent two weeks at a beach house near (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. The question is, is it valid to try to smear Progreso as a resort on the basis of your bad luck? Sorry to hear of your experience in the (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14771873', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Montreal, beleive me!! But as tourists you need to be careful of not FLASHING your stuff around.And nobody got hurt. We both travel a lot and have lived in many places in the world and this is the first time we have ever had this happen. Round trip transportation from your Progreso cruise terminal! - Life in Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico I know people will post saying that this is rare and not typical, but this wont change the fact that it happened to us. Progreso: Feel safe in Mexico - See 8,255 traveler reviews, 4,582 candid photos, and great deals for Progreso, Mexico, at Tripadvisor. There is crime everywhere but it is unfair to post such an item about Progreso and area based on your experience, unpleasant though it was. Well, with all the uncertainties, we felt this was a good time to return to Progreso. Answered by virgilio Morales via Ask a Nomad iPad app. In many other places, not only would you have been robbed but could have been assaulted as well. NO! It is very safe to drive in Yucatan peninsula, Progreso area. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-14771303', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Yucatan today. The timetable displays dates and times of the cruise ships visiting this Mexican port-of-call is based on the major cruise lines itineraries. 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