Your search results

Puerto Vallarta – Did You Know?

Posted by Shannon on March 16, 2019
| 0

911 Comes to Puerto Vallarta

For many years we were taught to dial 066 in Puerto Vallarta for an emergency and though, thankfully, we haven’t put it to much use, we will soon be able to revert to the ubiquitous 911 that is being adopted, slowly but surely, for more global usage. Getting the world to cooperate and everybody to get on board for uniform numbers is a monumental undertaking. Though places like Tonga, Argentina, and St Vincent and the Grenadines have been using 911 for ages, other countries such as Chile, insist on using three spate numbers for fire, police and ambulance, which is amazingly confusing for newcomers, especially in cases of dire emergencies. Imagine calling the fire department and being told to hang up and dial the correct number.

Starting in January 2017, dialing 911 in Puerto Vallarta will get you all three of the above. The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) believes that unification standardizes structural and operation changes, and the project has been incredibly complicated in its enormity. The development of the C4 System (Communication, Control, Command, Computer) has created a State Coordinator for all emergency attention. Currently these centers are serving over 112 million people with more than 300 comprehensive emergency centers throughout the country, with improvements being established rapidly.

The budget for this new system come from Federal, State and Municipal sources but each state is responsible for creating and facilitating their own schemes and instruments for responding to emergency calls. Puerto Vallarta will depend on the cooperation of the government of Jalisco, coordinated with Nayarit and the immense hotel complexes in Nuevo Vallarta.

Once the call routing phase is in place by January 3, 2017, the next phase will be the locations of fixed numbers beginning March 1, 2017, followed by the geolocation of mobile numbers on June 1. Many states will be able to use 911 to call for emergency as early as October 2016. Due to over 200,000 numbers in Mexico beginning with 911, those changes will need to be made first and foremost to avoid routing problems. It’s a great idea whose time has come. Many people have 911 programmed into their mobile phones, which will soon be applicable in Puerto Vallarta.

Que es cómo es.


Thanks to our guest blogger Adam Garcia for this article!


Do You Want To Live The Ultimate Villa Experience? Thinking Of Renting a Puerto Vallarta Luxury Vacation Villa or Condo? Let Our Beston Properties Team Find You The Perfect Luxury Vacation Villa Rental in Puerto Vallarta or Riviera Nayarit, Mexico. Try Our ‘Perfect Villa Finder’ Tool Here.

For more information about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico or a Villa for rent contact Beston Properties offers the finest Luxury Villa Vacation Rental Accommodations in the Puerto Vallarta and Punta Mita area.  Our private rental homes and Condos offer a full range of services from a full staff including chef and a concierge to organize any tours, spa services in the home or Car Rental.    We have offices located in Puerto Vallarta and have all the local information from Vallarta weather and maps.  All of their agents are personally familiar with each of the accommodations, amenities and staff to help you find the best rental property in Puerto Vallarta.   Our concierge services will be happy to give you information on the best restaurants for dining out in Puerto Vallarta we can make reservations and give you directions. We have all the most current information to guide you for your holiday in Puerto Vallarta from our daily weather report to maps and directions..   WE can arrange activities with any tour company including Vallarta Adventures, one of the most popular companies in Banderas Bay.  We represent the best quality of homes for rent by owners who care about your comfort and hope you return for many years of unforgettable Mexican holidays.  For more information check out our luxury accommodations.


Compare Listings