Whether you’re traveling to Mexico for business or pleasure, you may have concerns about your personal safety. At Farringdon Jets, we pride ourselves in being the world’s most security-focused private jet charter company, keeping our clients safe not just in the air, but on the ground during their entire stay. Considering Mexico is our most popular destination for our clients we want to answer some common questions about private security in Mexico, including:
The decision to hire private security in Mexico depends on a variety of factors, including your personal safety concerns, the length of your trip, and the activities you’ll be participating in while in Mexico. If you’re traveling to a major city or tourist destination to stay in a resort, you may not feel the need for private security. However, if you’re traveling to a more rural or isolated area, or if you’re engaging in high-risk activities such as political activism or journalism, you may want to consider hiring private security. Our security specialists can provide a consultation to best advise you on if you need security services in Mexico and to what extent.
Yes, you can hire private security in Mexico. There are a number of companies that offer private security services, including bodyguard and executive protection services. These companies typically have professional, trained personnel who are experienced in handling a variety of security situations. Not all private security companies offer the same level of quality and professionalism and it can be a lengthy process to vet and receive referrals for these companies. At Farringdon Jets, all security missions are overseen by our specialized security partners who are ex-British Military and work on the ground is carried out by our vetted and trusted local team who are familiar with the ever-changing security situation.
In Mexico, a bodyguard is called a “guardaespaldas.” This term is derived from the Spanish words “guardar,” meaning “to guard,” and “espalda,” meaning “back.” A bodyguard is responsible for protecting an individual from harm, and may accompany the person they are protecting on a full-time basis or on an as-needed basis.
Yes, you can hire an armored vehicle in Mexico. Some of our clients choose to be chauffeured in an armored vehicle. These vehicles are designed to provide added protection against bullets and other threats, and may be used for transportation in high-risk areas or for special events such as political rallies or high-profile business meetings. All vehicles we offer our clients are designed to be discreet in order not to attract unwanted attention and are chuauffered by highly skilled drivers who are trained on:
Self-defense is allowed in Mexico, but there are some important considerations to keep in mind. In Mexico, the use of deadly force in self-defense is generally only allowed if the person being threatened is in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury. The use of non-deadly force, such as pepper spray or a stun gun, may be allowed in certain situations, but it is important to understand the laws surrounding self-defense in Mexico before using any type of weapon. With the aforementioned in mind, it is always best to surround yourself with specially trained and licensed security who work within the law to protect you.
Contrary to the conflicting information out there, in Mexico private security personnel, are allowed to carry guns, with Farringdon Jets these security personnel will be off-duty military or law enforcement However, they will also be trained in the use of non-lethal weapons such as pepper spray or stun guns.
The cost of private security in Mexico can vary depending on a number of factors, including the hours required, the risk due to city, town, or state plus more. On average a client should expect a starting budget of approximately $500.
Are you a traveler in need of private security? Look no further! At Farringdon Jets, we offer top-of-the-line security services to ensure the safety and peace of mind of our clients. Contact us today to request a quote and take the first step toward securing your travels.
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