Mexico is one of the world’s most popular places for a vacation. Stretching from the southwestern United States into Central America, Mexico has many inviting cities and towns. One of the most visited is Playa del Carmen. This is a great place to go for lounging on the beach during the day, light shopping in the afternoon and then dinner and fun on the disco floor at night. If you are considering a trip here, one of the best ways to get to this beach resort is by plane. The Playa del Carmen airport makes it easy to get to any vacation rentals from just about any place in the world. Making arrangements well in advance is must. Each traveler should allow at least several weeks to plan for the vacation they want.

The Airport


Most travelers will choose to fly to the Cancun airport. Cancun airport serves as the primary Playa del Carmen airport. The Cancun airport is a hugely busy airport. In a single year, more than twenty million people might use it. Each day, dozens of flights take off to and from the region to other parts of the globe. There is a smaller airport in Cozumel but this airport has far fewer flights and therefore may be hard to get to all year long. It also requires people to take a ferry to get to the mainland. The Cancun airport is much larger and has many more services to destinations all over the Yucatan Peninsula. This is why is the preferred port of air entry.

Getting to Your Destination


The Cancun Airport is roughly fifty-four kilometers to the center of Playa del Carmen and most vacation rentals. Once you land, there are several ways to get to your destination. Americans can pay in pesos but dollars are also widely accepted and welcomed by many private companies. If you’re going to rent a car, now is the time to pick it up. Make sure you have the right company and have your rental papers on hand when you meet them. You can follow the many local signs on the roads to get you there.

Other Transport Modes


There are lots of other possible transport modes in Playa del Carmen. For example, you can take a local bus. These can be slow. You might want to take one of the many taxis waiting by the airport. These let you get to your rental quickly. This is a good option if you have a lot of people with you. Many vacation rentals provide their clients with a shuttle service. The service will pick you and several others up from the airport. You can place your luggage on the rack and let the driver bring you there. These shuttles may require advanced notification or they may be part of a routine run in the area every so often. It’s a good idea to contact staffers at your destination first. Find out what you need to do to catch a shuttle there once your plan lands.