There’s an unspoken rule: when visiting someone, especially miles away from your homeland, you should bear gifts. Gift-giving remains one of the oldest and best ways to show someone how well you wish them while simultaneously appearing like a friend.
On that note, if you are visiting Mexico, while they may be our next border neighbor, they are still an entire country of its own with its people, culture, tradition, and way of life, so grabbing some gifts for them doesn’t have to be something they are used to but something unique.
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That’s the point of such visitations; your receivers get to have a taste or an experience of things that are unique to America and seldom found in Mexico, so these are some awesome American gifts to take to Mexico.
American Gifts to Take to Mexico
1. Bulk American Candies
As I’ve stated in a similar post across our site, getting edibles like candies for your receiver across the world doesn’t mean that your receiver doesn’t have candy where they are; most sweets are pretty expensive, most times just a few flavors are available, etc., etc., So, grab this bulk candy package, there are over 500 candies here so everyone gets to get at least two unless you’ll be sharing it to a whole village, then one per person.
2. Aromatherapy Candles
It also depends on the area you’ll be visiting in Mexico; from the neighborhood, you can probably tell if scented candles are rampant after that, deducing that before you proceed with this suggestion.
In my opinion, a scented candle would make a lot of sense in most families in Mexico, especially those who respect some traditional practices that entail candles being lit; this is a nice candle whose scent can fill up the whole place and help your receiver to both relax and meditate.
3. American Football T-shirts
Generally, clothes are some thoughtful gifts to take there; there are often cheaper in America compared to most parts of the world, especially when considering the quality.
Instead of going for some plain clothes, I’ll suggest you grab a t-shirt that celebrates one of America’s talented football teams; it’ll make more sense if they are fans of the Super Bowl; my advise to any team you decide to go for, let your receiver in on the history of the club.
4. American Football Baseball Caps
Like the t-shirts above, consider the process for any baseball cap here. Gifts of this nature are simple yet awesome.
5. American Classic Ground Coffee
No doubt, Mexico has coffee and lots of it; nevertheless, some coffees are unique to America, and this is one of them; for your next visit to Mexico, consider grabbing this coffee for your host.
6. Blue Jeans
In one of the many forums I researched, a Mexican suggested we come with some pairs of blue jeans, pointing out how good quality jeans are more affordable here, so I’ll recommend you consider this too.
7. American Chocolate Gift Box
A lovely gift box with some locally made chocolates would do, it is simple, and the taste is one to savor. As an addition, you could consider baking some home cookies too. But don’t forget Mexico is the birthland of chocolates.
8. American Wine or Beer
Grab some American-made beer or win; they are exclusive and would mean a lot. You don’t have to search for vintage wine or beer; any good beer would do, and they’ll love it.
9. American Flag Jacket
You don’t have to go for a full Jacket with the American flag; a simple jacket with a little portion reserved for the flag would do; alternatively, you can get a coat for them, and that would do too.
10. Selfcare Product
By all means, you can go for some great American self-care products; however, I’ll only suggest you go for this if you’ll visit again unless you are getting a self-care product that doesn’t demand dependency.
The problem I have deduced from gifting your host an American self-care product is the accessibility when they are done using what they have.
11. Kids Products
There are so many things you shouldn’t leave out from kid’s clothes, shoes, toys, games, skincare products, etc… I feel the kids should be your priority; it’s such a nice thing to get stuff for kids when you visit, their happiness will always be genuine, and they’ll often anticipate your coming.
Most times, we should get them cash. In my opinion, I believe there are two sides to giving money as a gift. First, you’ll allow your receiver to get something they need; on the other hand, it’s often hard to figure out how much to give them; weigh out both before making a decision.
13. American Cheese Snack
Some core American snacks would often remain ideal gifts to take to any country band; this cheese snack is one such gift.
14. Butter Cookies Pack
These are some other awesome gifts for your receiver; there are more than enough snacks for everyone here.
15. American Games
I hope you can play the game cause you’ll have to teach it and I hope they enjoy it.