We loved having a Chedraui grocery store a couple blocks away.We made at least five evening trips to get At the beginning of our trip, we used taxis because we didn’t understand the bus system.We parked at Howard Johnson Inn in Phoenix for the two weeks we were gone, with no problems.This parking option isn’t as secure (we were in an open, ungated lot), so definitely don’t leave any valuables in your vehicle.And there was so much information we couldn’t find before we left, that we learned once we got to Cancun. When we told her how much we wanted to convert to pesos, she politely said, “You may not need that much.” Before I get into the nickels and dimes, I should mention that we weren’t trying to do Mexico on the cheap.The most aggravating thing was that we had no idea what our daily expenses would be. This was a trip we talked about for years, so we wanted to do it right and not have any regrets about things we didn’t pay to do.Our most expensive by far was 1,045 pesos (.61) at Rolandi’s, on the beautiful island of Isla Mujeres. One alcoholic drink, shrimp cocktail, delicious rib eye steak with grilled vegetables, and an entree of grilled shrimp.Note for reference: 9.61 equates to roughly 8,442 pesos.
You drop your vehicle off, then take an airport shuttle to your flight.The first was to the charming fishing village of Puerto Morelos, which is about 40 minutes south of Cancun.The price was a whopping 48 pesos round-trip, for both of us. , the most luxurious bus available, using the ADO app to get half-price round-trip tickets.The cost is 146 pesos per person, round-trip (.47), and you can buy your tickets on-site.It would be tough to get an RV here, but it's definitely worth a flight.Eventually, when we knew the system better, we often took a taxi anyway because it was low-cost, and we didn’t want to wait.If you’re staying downtown, take a taxi to get around downtown. Once you get out of downtown, into the Hotel Zone, the pricing goes up.It wasn’t large, but it had one bedroom, one bathroom, a fridge, a kitchen sink, two electric stove burners, a dining table, lightning-fast Internet and it was in an .We were one block from the grocery store, a couple blocks from Parque las Palapas and numerous eateries, and all the buses and taxis came by the end of our street. restaurants here; people speak broken English; and things aren’t as shiny.(This is the Android version of the app, but there is an Apple version, too.) This cost .50 for both of us. Rather than planning our own transportation and all the little details, we bought package deals that including transportation, meals and some other expenses. We had an amazing time visiting the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itzá and learning about this incredible civilization. #chichenitza #mayan #ruins #cancun #yucatan #mexico A post shared by Eric & Brittany ▪️ RV Blog (@rvwanderlust) on Chichen Itza is a Mayan archaeological site featuring the El Castillo temple, Great Ball Court and various other temples and ruins, dating back to approximately 750 AD.It’s well worth it to take a guided tour and learn about this amazing civilization.