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IFC Home Tours a Favorite Activity for PV Tourists

January, 2013

With your support, IFC Traditional Home Tours will continue its mission to put a smile on the faces of many of the less fortunate members of our community. Click HERE to learn more.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - The International Friendship Club (IFC) in Puerto Vallarta is in its 26th season of offering Original Home Tours throughout the Bay area. These tours are offered every Wednesday and Thursday and will run this season through April 11, 2013.

The proceeds from the tours fund a number of Puerto Vallarta charities, primarily the IFC Cleft Palate Surgical Program and other Educational and Community Service Programs. It also provides assistance to Becas Vallarta, Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (R.I.S.E), Los Mangos Biblioteca, Santa Barbara Clinic Rehab, and the Salvation Army among others.

All the work is accomplished by volunteer club members dedicated to contributing to their long established goals of a giving a helping hand to the less fortunate children of Puerto Vallarta and its surrounding areas.

The tours meet at 242 Aquiles Serdan, just west of Ignacio L. Vallarta in front of Restaurante La Albufera, across from the Condominium Molino de Agua.

Methods to book IFC Home Tours

1. On tour site at 242 Aquiles Serdan - Tickets go on sale at 9:00 am on tour days and the bus leaves at 10:30. As always the tour will take you to four beautiful homes around Vallarta and will return at approximately 1:30 pm.

2. At the IFC office: Edificio Parian del Puente #13, Libertad corner Miramar, Centro, P.V. This year again you will be able to take advantage of picking up your advance booking at our office Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 4:00 pm.

3. NEW - You can book your reservation and purchase your tickets in advance using a credit card or PayPal. To reserve now go to or

The donation for the tour is $450 pesos.

With your continued support the IFC Traditional Home Tours will continue its mission and put a smile on many of our less fortunate members of the community. The IFC encourage everyone taking the tour to wear good walking shoes, bring a bottle of water and do not forget your camera.

If you have any questions, Mike McGee, the Home Tour Director, can be reached at: (322) 221-5681 or call the office at (322) 222-5466. From Canada or the United States, call (514) 418-2326.

The International Friendship Club is a registered charitable organization in Mexico listed as Club Internacional de la Amistad de Puerto Vallarta A.C. It is located at the northeast corner of the Rio Cuale Bridge above the HSBC Bank, Colonia El Centro, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico, 48300. Phone: 322-222-5466. Website: a href="" target="_blank"> Email: ifcvallarta(at)