Capital city: Mexico City (D.F.)
Key phrase to learn: Sólo un poco picante, por favour (just a little bit spicy, please).
Time difference: Mexico has four time zones, between 5 and 8 hours behind London
Average flight time: 11 hours
International phone code: +52
Emergency services number: 911
Public holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Constitution Day (first Monday in February), Benito Juarez Day (third Monday in March), Maundy Thursday (Thursday before Easter Sunday), Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday), Labour Day (May 1), Cinco de Mayo (May 5), Independence Day (September 16), Day of the Dead (November 2), Revolution Day (November 21), Virgin of Guadalupe Day (December 12), Christmas Day (December 25).
Link to FCO travel advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mexico