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As Cancun Vacation Rentals Skyrocket, Here Are The Top 5 Things To Know Before Booking

Travelers can look forward to record amounts of online vacation rentals this winter in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. Whilst online rentals offer tourists plenty of advantages, such as unique locations, plenty of flexibility, and cheaper prices, they also have some downsides that many travelers are unaware of. In this article, we’ll tell you the …

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Authorities To Clamp Down On Illegal Mexican Caribbean Vacation Rentals By Year’s End

Ilegal online vacation rentals may soon be a thing of the past in the Mexican Caribbean as authorities begin clamping down on the booming vacation rental market. The popularity of online platforms like Airbnb has skyrocketed in places like Cancun and Playa del Carmen, offering visitors cheap accommodation and greater flexibility. With concern over safety …

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80% Of Airbnbs In Chetumal And Balacar Are Unsafe For Tourists

This week, reports emerged from the Ministries of Tourism and Finance in Quintana Roo of illegal Airbnb-style accommodations in the up-and-coming districts of Bacalar, Chetumal and Mahahual. Of the seven thousand rental units that operate throughout the area, 80% have been labelled as unsafe for tourists as they operate without government permits. This is dangerous …

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Cancun Hotels Say Many Online Vacation Rentals Are Unsafe And Operating Illegally

Hotels in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are worried about the growing number of illegal vacation rentals in the area. Although tourists may find good deals on online platforms like Airbnb, the hospitality industry says that many properties operate on the black market, avoiding strict health and safety requirements. Some estimates put the number of …

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These 4 Airbnbs In Quintana Roo Are Perfect For Remote Workers

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more of us have decided to work from home, thus minimising the risk of coming into contact with the virus. This so-called trend of ‘remote working’ has now taken the world by storm: of 25,000 Americans surveyed in Spring 2022, 58% reported they now had the …

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6 Safety Tips For Your Next Airbnb Stay In Cancun

The Best Ways To Avoid Any Short-Term Rental Problems With What Can Be An Amazing Tool Airbnb’s popularity has soared in recent years. With more and more people seeking out unique stays at lower prices, the property rental app has expertly filled a space in the market. The Mexican Caribbean is no different, and properties …

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U.S. Tourist Claims To Have Been Scammed By Tulum Airbnb Host In Viral TikTok Videos

Tennessee Family Go Through Terrifying Ordeal At Cancun Airport After Rental Dispute  An American mother has left Tulum shocked after she claims to have been scammed out of thousands of dollars by an Airbnb host. The complicated case ended with the woman’s family being detained by military police at the Cancun Airport In a series …

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5 Of The Most Unique Airbnbs In The Mexican Caribbean

This summer season is set to be one of the busiest times for travel within the Mexican Caribbean: with Cancun named as one of the top destinations in Mexico for Americans, the sun-soaked city and its surrounding areas are guaranteed to be packed with visitors in search of the sun, sand and sea. Despite the …

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Cancun Hotels Want Airbnbs To Pay The Same Tax Rate Which Will Drive Up Short Term Rental Costs

The Cancun Hotels’ Association along with the Center for Investigation in Tourism Competition (Cicotur) agree that vacation rentals have an unfair advantage over hotels. This, due to the fact that these homes that advertise their unfilled rooms or entire facilities through platforms like Airbnb, don’t pay the right taxes in accordance with the commercial activities …

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Over 250 Residential Style Projects Being Built In Tulum For Vacation Rentals

More Than 250 Residential Style Projects In Progress In The Growing City Prompting Infrastructure Investment Tulum is seeing a massive surge in residential tourism, evident in the more than two hundred and fifty projects currently underway. There is also a large investment in hotel development. According to real estate agents in the area, the majority …

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