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U.S. State Department Issues New Cancun Travel Advisory

Local taxi drivers throughout Cancun have blocked main roads and access to the airport. This strong reaction to a recent court ruling that officially made Uber legal has taxi drivers taking desperate measures. Due to violence in the past and active threats against Uber drivers and passengers, the U.S. State Department has issued a warning …

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Bacalar Is Trending On TikTok – Could The Rise In Tourism Ruin It?

Once a relatively unknown town in the Mexican Caribbean, Bacalar is trending on TikTok as a cheaper, less-crowded alternative to Tulum. With each passing day, more Americans become aware of this hidden gem and its cultural value, leading regular visitors and locals alike to question: could the viral videos and rise in tourism eventually ruin …

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Uber Is Finally Legal In Cancun, Should Travelers Use The App?

If you have traveled to Cancun in the past few years, you probably remember that using Uber wasn’t as simple and practical as it is in other destinations. During the past 4 years, Uber has been going through a legal battle in the Quintana Roo region to be legally accepted as a private ridesharing service, …

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These Mexican Caribbean Spots Are Cheaper And Have Fewer Crowds This Season

The Mexican Caribbean, especially the ever-busy Cancun and Tulum, are not known for being particularly affordable or even relaxing to visit, depending on accommodation choice, with the intense party scene and thousands of beachgoers fighting for the perfect spot in the sun. Luckily, there are a handful of unfrequented resort towns that are not only …

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Book Your Trip To Cancun Before March To Avoid This Major Problem

If you’re on the fence about booking that trip to Cancun now as opposed to later, in the low season, you may want to think about booking now. Whether it’s high prices holding you back or limited offers, we should remind you now is the best time to travel if you want to avoid a …

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Cancun Will Be Free From Sargassum Seaweed Throughout Entire Winter

After struggling with the landfall of sargassum seaweed throughout most of 2022, Cancun and all of the surrounding towns in the wider Riviera Maya, including Tulum and Puerto Morelos, will remain officially free from the disruptive organism throughout winter. During the long-awaited season, tourists will once again enjoy immaculate Caribbean beaches – with no foul-smelling …

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This Off Path Destination In Mexico Sees Vacation Rentals Double – Here’s Why It’s Growing So Fast

An incredible off path destination in Mexico has seen the number of vacation rentals double in a single year, as foreign visitors seek better alternatives to the over-developed, overpriced Tulum. Here, a majority of the residents still hail from Mexico, and the cost of everyday expenses has not yet surged dramatically. Quintana Roo may be …

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Cancun Sold Out? Try Cozumel Instead! Here’s Every Direct Flight From The U.S. And Canada This Winter

Fall may not be behind us just yet, but the popular beach retreat of Cancun is already expected to reach up to 95% occupancy in the high season – in other words, it could sell out any day now. If you’re on a low budget at the minute to book your vacation package right away, …

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This Is Why Tulum Remains Popular Among Americans Despite Overtourism And Crime

This year, Tulum has been plagued by a surge in violence and corrupt practices, be it shootings or taxis operating on inflated fares. Even then, it has continued to grow as a destination and is expected to host a record number of guests this winter. So why does it remain one of America’s favorite sunny …

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Tourists Warned Of Increasingly Common Taxi Scam In Cancun

Cancun is one of the top destinations for American sun-seekers looking to escape the harsh winter months. It is home to a series of world-class hotels, a pristine coastline straddling the Caribbean Sea, and a developing wellness culture, but there is one big caveat tourists are being warned of: the city’s decades-old problem with taxi …

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Cancun Officials Say Mass Media Exaggerates Danger In The City

This year, Cancun’s reputation as a safe destination was brought into question after violent incidents increased. As a result, the U.S. issued a travel warning covering the whole of Quintana Roo, citing ‘crime and kidnapping’ as potential risks, but as Cancun officials see it, foreign authorities and the mass media exaggerate in their reports. In …

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Bacalar Growing In Popularity As The New Tulum

For years, Tulum has stolen the spotlight as the trendiest place to take an unforgettable vacation in the Riviera Maya, due to its close proximity to sandy beaches and iconic Mayan sights. However, having suffered from overcrowding and unsustainable tourism in the last decade, all eyes are now on Bacalar, a trendier, far more quaint …

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