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How To Avoid The Fake Taxis That Are On The Rise In Cancun 

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Often when travelers are planning their vacations taxis are the first thing that comes to mind when determining how to get to and from the airport.   

But there are a few good reasons for opting for an alternative when visiting Cancun, and one of them is the fact that fake taxis are common.   

These are normal citizens posing as taxi drivers when they do not have the proper licensing, which can be dangerous because you don’t know what their real intentions are.   

Cancun taxi drivers

Fortunately, you can avoid these fake taxis that are on the rise in Cancun by booking private transportation. 

Private Transportation In Cancun  

There are a number of different types of private transportation that you can use in Cancun to avoid fake taxis.   

You can book a private shared shuttle, which will stop at each traveler’s hotel to drop them off.   

It can take a bit before you get to your hotel, but it is the least expensive option.   

There is also private vehicle transportation in luxury vehicles that you can have completely to yourself, which is quicker but more expensive.   

Examples of both types of private transportation available on the booking site Viator will give you an idea as to what to expect.   

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Cancun Hotel Zone Private Transfer From & To Cancun Airport – $63 For 2 Passengers Each Way 

Transportation from Cancun Airport that only costs around $63 for two people is great because a taxi would likely cost more.   

Upon arriving at the airport, you’ll have a private shuttle driver waiting for you with a sign indicating it’s your transportation.   

As an added bonus, with this service, you get free cancelation within 24 hours before scheduled pickup.   

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Luxury SUV From Cancun International Airport – $97 For Groups Of Up To 6 

Luxury SUV transportation is available for your private group of up to six people each way for only around $100.   

This option also comes with a few added perks that not all transportation options come with.   

Water and alcoholic beverages are provided.   

Additionally, vehicles have free WiFi, which is an added convenience.   

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Small Group Transfer To Cancun Hotels From Cancun Airport –  

Although this is a semi-private shuttle that you’ll share with up to nine other passengers, it’s still a better option than public transportation.   

The best thing about this option is how cheap it is, costing only $11.50 per person to get from the airport to the Hotel Zone.   

It’s important to note that each passenger is only allowed one piece of luggage, though, but they will stop for shopping along the way. 

Transfers In Luxury Sedan 

For those who want to arrive at their hotel in luxury, that’s an option too, and it’s surprisingly affordable.   

Transfers in a luxury sedan between the airport and the Hotel Zone run about $85 each way for two people.   

Vehicles are also equipped with WiFi and drivers arrive with a cooler filled with cold water and beer, and the transfer is completely private.   

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Cancun Airport Private Roundtrip Transportation 

Sometimes if you book roundtrip transfers you can save some money, and this Cancun Airport private round-trip option is pretty affordable.   

For two passengers it’ll cost $82 for roundtrip transportation from and to the airport, and because it’s private you’ll be taken right from the airport to your hotel, with no stops in between.   

Drivers provide cold water and beverages for the trip as well.   

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Booking Cancun Airport Transfers In Advance 

One of the best things about private transportation is that you can book it in advance.   

Your driver will be waiting with a sign with your name on it when you arrive at Cancun Airport.   

So there’s no confusion and you can get right to your hotel and start your Cancun vacation.

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