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5 Reasons Why You Should Book Your Cancun Summer Getaway Early This Year 

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Summer may not be the busiest time to visit Cancun, but it isn’t the slowest season, either.   

It’s the perfect time to visit if you’re looking for balmy beach days, warm Caribbean water, and cool cenotes, among other things.   

Even though not as many people visit in the summer as in the winter or spring, there are 5 reasons to book your Cancun summer getaway early this year.   

Tourists and Palapas on a Beach in Cancun, Mexico

Travelers Booking Early This Year 

The biggest reason to book your Cancun vacation early this year is that other travelers are already doing exactly that.   

While tourists will be showing up in droves over the next several weeks, plenty are focused on planning their summer vacations, too.   

The U.S., along with Mexican, Colombian, and Canadian tourists, is one of the top markets for travelers booking right now.   

Cancun Sign in the Sand on a Beach

Give Yourself Time To Plan 

Booking your Cancun vacation early also means that you’ll have plenty of planning time.   

Getting your flight tickets and reserving your hotel is only the first part of it; the fun stuff comes later.   

Once you have your dates and times secured, then you can start thinking about activities, tours, and attractions. 

Woman Booking a Vacation Online

Allow Time For Budgeting 

After you book two of the most expensive aspects of the trip, your flight and hotel, you’ll know what you have left in your vacation budget.   

As you’re working on the planning, you’ll also get a better idea of what you have to budget for.   

Food and beverage costs, tours, activities, and transportation are important considerations, and booking an all-inclusive may allow you to save on these costs. 

Biggest Cancun Shopping Mall La Isla (The Island) that sells everything from souvenirs to brand name luxury clothing. A home of Cancun Aquarium.

Get Better Deals On Flights  

Flight prices vary from day to day and even hour to hour; most seasoned travelers know this.   

There’s a lot of talk about what the best day of the week is to book, but when it comes down to it, there really is no rhyme or reason.   

It is generally thought, though, that booking at least 28 days in advance will probably get you a more affordable flight.  

In-flight view of American Airlines Boeing 777 Commercial Passenger Aircraft Flying High Up in the sky above the clouds.

Don’t Miss Out On Famous Attractions 

When more people book their vacations early, they tend to book tours and attractions early too.   

This is especially the case when it comes to the most famous attractions, which you may not want to miss out on.   

Tours to Mayan archeological sites like the Tulum Ruins or Chichen Itza, cenote tours, boat tours, and tours to charming nearby Magic Towns like Valladolid and Izamal are some of the most popular and book up the fastest.   

Solo Female Traveler Walking Near the Ruins in Tulum, Mexico

Cancun’s Growing Popularity  

For the last couple of years, Cancun has hosted more than 30 million tourists each year, and from all indications, this trend will continue.   

Occupancy rates in the greater Riviera Maya region, which includes Cancun,  are expected to reach around 85 percent this spring.   

This is after a very successful winter season, which is one of the busiest seasons in the Mexican Caribbean.   

Busy Beach in Front of a Cancun Hotel

Summertime In Cancun 

There’s no better time to visit an amazing beach vacation destination like Cancun than in the summertime.   

The long, balmy days and the warm Caribbean water are perfect for spending lazy days on the beach or exciting days sightseeing.   

The great thing about Cancun is that even during the dog days of summer, the average temperature still hovers around a fairly comfortable 90 degrees.   

It’s also the perfect time to visit some of the area’s cenotes, a must-do on any summer vacation in Cancun. 

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