HELP I am looking to Buy a car in LA - travelling around Central & South America - then Selling in LA!
We have planned a trip to travel starting in LA then buying and driving a car through to Mexico, Guatemala, etc. til Peru and back up again to LA, where we are hoping to sell the vehicle again. However we understand that although we can purchase a vehicle we cannot register it, as we are not residents of the US.
There are two of us, 25 & 24 years old, we both Hold Full UK driving licenses, we will be flying in and out of LAX from London, and its for 3 and half months.
I read within one of the other threads something about obtaining a Post Box as an address to register the vehicle to - is this still possible and if so how?
Also does anyone know the kind of problems we may face in regards to crossing the border from the US to Mexico and back again (we also heard there is some corruption within the Mexican Police force - which may cause us a problem, can anyone verify this or is this just made up? Also Does anyone have any first hand experience of driving their US registered vehicle in Mexico?)
Another thing we heard is that US insurance policies are usually invalid in Mexico, is this also true?