There are two Banks in town, where you will find ATM machines. One is in front of the central plaza in the Serfin Bank. The other is on the HSBC bank, located on Hidalgo Street 6 blocks east of the Central Plaza.
If you need to receive money from the US, El Bazar shoe store offers money transfer services, located half block north of the central plaza, on Hidalgo´s street. Affiliated with Orlandi, US offices nationwide.
You can buy EL Potrero Chico T-Shirts at the shoe store too as well as at “La Posada”.
Copy machines, fax and other utilities
Papelería La Raza is the biggest and most complete office supply store in Hidalgo. Located in front of the Main Plaza next to the post office. Fax number is: 52(8)286-0106 and 52(8)286-1164. Be sure to ask for “TONO DE FAX” (fax tone). Hours: 8am-9pm Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm Sat
Located on the west side of the Central Plaza. Hours: 9am-3pm Mon-Fri
The gas station (PEMEX) is at the south entrance of Hidalgo, at the Y-intersection of the Monterrey-Monclova road and Hidalgo’s south entrance. Hours: 24hrs About 200 meters to the south from the PEMEX station on the Monterrey-Monclova road you can find the propane (butane) gas station.
They are spread all around the town. First buy a LadaTel phonecard at Benavides, Minimart #1, Deposito El Aguaje, Carniceria La Mexicana. Public phones do not accept money.