Nuevo Laredo - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your home city/country? How long is the trip to post from there, with what connections? How easy/difficult is it to travel to this city/country?

Austin, Texas. This was a real benefit of this posting, especially during the pandemic, when travel by air was such a problem. We were about 3 hours drive, straight up I-35, to our traditional home. Having the Global Entry card made travel to/from Texas very easy, and that being our home was very convenient. The only time of year when travel to/from is hindered is during Paisano Season. The periods around the holiday's in which Mexican/American families travel home for the holidays in mass. The resulting lines at the border crossings can become very very long. I witnessed the lines of cars at least 3 miles long while at post, and I've seen pictures of them double that in other years. - Dec 2022

Virginia -- we can drive to San Antonio (2.5 hours) or Austin (3.5 hours) and catch a reasonably priced direct flight. - Jun 2018

An hour-long flight. - Apr 2017

20 minutes to the U.S. - Feb 2016

California - when it comes to traveling out, this is a challenging place because of where we are situated. We either have to leave from Nuevo Laredo airport or Laredo airport - both tiny and usually expensive. Depending on where you live you could either drive or fly with a connection in Houston or Dallas (Laredo) or Mexico City if flying out of NLD. - Dec 2015

Washington, DC. About 5 hours of flying and a couple hours of waiting around for connections in Dallas or Houston - Jun 2014

Washington. - Feb 2013

From Washington DC, the trip is about five hours with connections in Dallas or Houston. - Nov 2011


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