Mexico & Central America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Driver needed for Panama City
  2. 2 Trip Report Two weeks in Panama, a new adventure...
  3. 3 Playa Del Carmen All Inclusive with party atmosphere?
  4. 4 Great Infographic on SportFishing in Costa Rica
  5. 5 Best resort for our situation?
  6. 6 Manuel Antonio - Private Villa or Tulemar?
  7. 7 Tikal
  8. 8 Transportation to hotel from airport
  9. 9 Bosque Del Cabo one week or split with Iguana Lodge
  10. 10 Belize - need help with planning our 10 days
  11. 11 Tour/Excursion operators Arenal & Manuel Antonio
  12. 12 Trip Report Sarah's Cozy Casita's/Playa Coronado
  13. 13 Belize-how many days for beach and jungle
  14. 14 Best bus service from Queretero to San Miguel d"Alende
  15. 15 ADO or other bus booking questions
  16. 16 Sunday bus schedule hours
  17. 17 Need help w/mother/daughter 3 day side excursion
  18. 18 Visit to Xela, Antigua, Atitlan
  19. 19 Trip Report Glover's ongoing report on Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua
  20. 20 Iberostar Club Membership Sales Pitch
  21. 21 Help with excursions from Black Rock Lodge
  22. 22 STAY AWAY FROM AMERICA CAR RENTAL!!
  23. 23 Belize, Rotaan, Cozumel - WHAT TO DO?? HELP!!
  24. 24 Entertaining young children in Tulum/Akumal
  25. 25 Wanna be Expats!!! Can we move to Mexico sooner? Work? Elsewhere?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Cancun in july with extended family

Jump to last reply

Hello everybody. We have a trip to Cancun planned for early July. This trip will include my husband and myself, our two tween children, my husband's elderly parents and my husband's siblings and their spouses/ kids. I have some questions/ concerns. It has been many a year since my last trip to Mexico and after reading the u.s. Travel warnings , I find myself anxious for my in laws, my kids, etc. We plan to stay mostly at the resort, but do have a trip to Chichenitza and X Carot planned. I'm a little worried about safety, mainly away from the resort. Ok. Here goes the list

We won't all be together all the time. Suggestions for communicating effectively. Can you rent cell phones there? International rates for our phones are crazy.

What about eating out on these excursions? The last thing I want is to have sick children on vacation. I know no ice, no tap water but other than that ?

I understand u.s insurance/ medicare is not accepted even if we have foreign coverage on
our policies. Given the fact that we have a multitude of possible complications, diabetes,
asthma, heart arrythmias, joint and back trouble, it is possible that something could happen.
Any suggestions for how to hamdle anything that shouls arise.

The personal safety warnings appeared to be countless. Anyone taken recent trips ? Is it
really that bad? Recent headlines don't seem to be helping my anxiety.

Also pesos/ dollars. We plan to use a credit card and cash. I wouldn't dream of trying to use dollars in other countries so why would I here? What is the best way rate wise to exchange and how much is reasonably safe to carry at a time?

Wow. I never used to worry so much. Can you ease my neurosis?

21 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement