Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?
We only use cash. There is an ATM at Post, or cross the border into Texas. - Apr 2018
We do not use them in Mexico at all. We use the ATM at the consulate to get pesos when needed and pay everything in cash. We use our credit cards and debit cards in Brownsville. - Aug 2016
We always used cash on the Mexican side, the U.S. side is fine for ATMs and cards. - Aug 2015
We don't use credit cards in Matamoros. There's a Mexican ATM in the Consulate - that's the only place I use plastic here. - Feb 2012