Air Travel To Oaxaca  (OAX), Flights to Oaxaca Mexico
Air Travel to Oaxaca Mexico,
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Mexico Airport Security:
Mexico follows similar security procedures published by the Transportation Safety Authority.  See their helpful web page listing the latest security procedures.  These tips can
save you time and money through security check points.  Mexico City Airport might include a random hand inspection of checked luggage
Try to save time and money on Air Travel by having the latest information on transporting film, digital equipment, medicines,
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The Oaxaca  flight could  require three changes of planes (two stops) you therefore should get an early flight and build in enough time between planes to anticipate late arrivals and departures. Two hours between planes gives  a comfort zone and allows for weather delays and other unexpected delays.
Check out the latest TSA tips regarding film and digital camera equipment
Air travel to Oaxaca Mexico: (OAX) Connections,  Save Time by making Realistic connections
When booking a flight to Oaxaca,  try to be realistic about your ability to get from one gate to another in time to make a connection especially on the flight to Oaxaca where you will  likely go through customs and immigration in Mexico City.
International connections could require three hours for customs, immigration, and change of terminal from domestic to International,
Once in the airport and making a connection to another flight, ask continually as you move through the airport towards the gate.  The information that one person gives about a gate could change within an hour, especially in Mexico City's airport.
The gate is not assigned until the airplane lands and pulls to the available gate.  
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Check the latest guides for Mexican customs. If you bring two laptops, for instance, you might be asked to pay duty on one of them. Mexico has a tax on luxury items
Oaxaca has some interesting festival like Day of the Dead,
Christmas, Navidad,  and Semana Santa or Holy Week and Easter. These can be busy times for Oaxaca and although festive and worth the trip, you need to shop for flights early and make reservations well ahead of these holidays.

United, formerly  Continental flies direct to Oaxaca from Houston with limited flights.  These can save time by avoiding the busy airport in Mexico City.  Customs and immigration will be in Oaxaca's small modern airport  (OAX)
Oaxaca's Silent vigil, Semana Santa Good Friday
Oaxaca's small but modern jet port is called Xoxocotlan  (OAX)    Taxi service is plentiful, they are the less expensive shared taxis called colectivos.  
At the airport in Oaxaca inspectors will run your luggage through an xray when you arrive looking for taxable items.  A second laptop for instance could  cost you a duty payment.
United, formerly Continental runs Air routes to Oaxaca from Houston
Security: On trips to Oaxaca, security in Mexico City is apt to visually inspect luggage as well as x-ray. To move quickly through security  try to wear no metal and this includes glasses, belts, shoes, coins, and keys. These items will set off the alarm and subject you to delay and possible search. Put everything of metal in your carry-on and pass it through the x-ray.
Oaxaca Taxis
Once you reach Oaxaca's airport (OAX) you will find shared taxis (vans) for an inexpensive ride into the city. They will drop you wherever you want to go within the city
Oaxaca ATM s
Many ATMs are available that dispense the peso at a fair rate of exchange. You can find a swipe type at Banamex, one block east of the northeast corner of the Zocalo, corner of Hidalgo and Lopez
Oaxaca has an ideal temperature with warm days and cool nights. Men and women rarely wear shorts except at the beach. In Oaxaca you can keep your wardrobe simple and base it on a few neutral colors like brown and black. Formal events are rare but a suit jacket and a tie for the man and dress for the woman will cover most formal events like a wedding.
Black does not show wrinkles. Accessorize with colorful scarves.
Shopping for them in Oaxaca where colorful shawls and scarves are made.
. Oaxaca nights can be cool in the winter, the city is at 5000 feet elevation.
Formal attire for a wedding or church service (necktie for the man, dress for the woman) would be handy but for the most part,  casual clothing is the norm in Oaxaca.
Transfers to Oaxaca City:
Oaxaca city is about six miles from the airport  (OAX). Taxis are shared vans into the city.  120 pesos or about  $10 USD.
Shop Early, Compare Travel Days
If you have flexibility, compare the difference in price on different days of the week.  You can often save on the ticket price
Air Travel To Oaxaca  (OAX), Flights to Oaxaca Mexico
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Air Travel To Oaxaca  (OAX)  from Houston is direct via
United, formerly Continental
Air Travel To Oaxaca  (OAX) can be a direct  Flight to Oaxaca City but it is best to Shop Early and  Compare Days.  If you have flexibility, compare the difference in price on different days of the week.  You can often save on the ticket price
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