How to choose the best transportation option in Cancun

Everybody has heard of Cancun, a southeastern city in Mexico and one of the most popular beach resorts in the world. Situated in the Yucat√°n Peninsula, this city has earned its reputation due to its beautiful beaches and relaxed atmosphere and millions of people all around the world come here to enjoy their vacations, regardless the season. Cancun represents a pleasant surprise for everyone, exceeds the expectations of its tourists: it is picturesque and small enough to be intimate and enjoyable, while it is also modern and has a large variety of facilities and excellent services to its visitors. For this reason, everybody can find something suitable to their taste and budget on this Caribbean island. Besides the various accommodation possibilities and the qualitative services, the multitude of restaurants, with drinks, foods and traditions, is overwhelming, as same as the entertainment shows. There are many resorts in the Caribbean Sea, equally beautiful, so if you reach the area, it would be a pity not to take a look around, especially since the transportation alternatives from Playa del Carmen to Cancun airport are various. Cancun International Airport is the main transportation knot in the region, so regardless the resort where you will spend your holiday; it is likely that you land here.

Due to the constantly increasing number of tourists, the airport has some security protocols, but also highly qualitative services and efficient systems. Once you get your luggage and possessions, the best thing you can do is avoid all the transportation offers you will receive in the airport, because most of them will be a waste of time. In order for this to be possible, you have to book some services in advance and look for the people in charge with taking you from the airport to your hotel or resort. Since the transportation companies in the area are used to receiving plenty of people from all over the world, they definitely speak English and it will be easy for you to recognize them: they either have a special uniform or they hold a placard with your name on in. Collaborate only with reputable companies, look for recommendations from the tourism agency were you by your tickets from and you will be able to leave the airport safe and reach your destination in no time.

Playa del Carmen, for instance, is situated at about 35 kilometers in the South of Cancun, so if you get a cab, you are likely to be installed in your luxurious hotel room in less than one hour. You can choose between a private transfer (for which you will need reservation with some days in advance and full pre-payment), a taxi or the common transportation (minibuses or a shared van). If you are lucky enough, you may even have ground transportation already arranged by the travel agency. In case you do not want to use that, the best thing to do is to inform those who are waiting for you at the airport, because they also have everything organized and are saving you a place in one of their vehicles.

Author: Nelson Rhodes

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