There is a pilot project beginning in Mexico City’s airport Terminals 1 and 2 which signals a significant change to the current Customs and Immigration procedure currently in place at Cancun and other Mexican airports. Mexico wants to do away with the Declaration Form and instead have everyone’s bags X-rayed between connecting flights or prior to unloading baggage onto carousels; also, the dreaded red/green light at Customs entry points is also going to be a thing of the past. No more will travelers need to stand in line wondering whether they will get the red light and have their bags randomly searched–I’m all for that! Traveling can be stressful enough without adding a procedure which purposefully induces more stress.
I found a nice link concerning the most recent info about snorkeling in Akumal Bay–it even has a small map so that people can get an idea of where snorkeling is allowed. Just follow this link.
Akumal Bay snorkeling tour groups are once again allowed to enter the water to swim with the turtles under the following conditions: Continue reading
There is now a taxi service out of Playa del Carmen which is composed of women drivers who serve women-only customers. It is called Taxi Rosa; the business was started with the intention of promoting gender equality in Mexico’s male-dominated transportation industry while at the same time providing safe transportation for women in the area.
If you’re wondering what the overall layout is like at Ocean Riviera Paradise, take a look at the following video which was made just before the resort opened its doors several months ago. While the resort has been accepting guests since December 2016, the Casino has not been completed to date.
For those interested in how the Grand section of Moon Palace is doing with its construction of new amenities, here is the latest info. New openings include the following: Continue reading
My son took this video with his GoPro at Dreams Playa Mujeres; it gives a pretty good idea of what the lazy river experience is like in the tube. Hope you like it!
As of March 28, 2017, these are the most up-to-date and concise rules concerning snorkeling in Akumal Bay: Continue reading
Club Med is having a flash sale until March 29, 2017. Room rates are reduced for adults and kids stay free! Sounds like an excellent offer–Club Med Yucatan in Cancun would be an excellent choice to take advantage of this flash sale. Follow this link if you want to know more about this deal.