Estado de Quintana Roo Warnings and Dangers

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Estado de Quintana Roo Warnings and Dangers

  • Drinking Water

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    I've been to Cancun 30-40 times and I don't believe I've ever gotten sick from bad water in the hotel zone, but there are a few things some of you need to know: 1. Chichen Itza is NOT in the Cancun Hotel Zone. It's two hours away and there are many places where the tap water isn't purified. 2. If you are in a place where the water isn't pure, it...

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  • Shopping Hazards

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    I purchased a "Tanzanite ring,14K with Diamonds" was $550 I paid $350. My friend purchased an "emerald pendant set in white 14K" for $400 was $700 at Royal Jewels International Cozumel. The owner assured me all real not fake. It's illegal to sell fake jewelry in Cozumel. I was looking at the inside of the ring for the 14K stamp. He said it's right...

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  • Timeshare

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    A couple of years back my husband I were forced to "run the gauntlet" at the Cancun airport. We fell for the VillaDelPalmar come on. We got bus tours to Chichen Itsa and Talume and spent way more than 90minutes at their presentation. We bought a junior suite every year flex timeshare from them trading in the one we bought in Mazatlan. We were more...

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  • Water Hazards

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    Items were taken while we were in the water snorkeling. Either a couple on the trip or the captain took them. Cozumel Trip Excursions was the company we booked with but they also were other company names but changed them due to bad reviews. We had a beautiful day but the weather changed and we had a 45 minute ride back in a terrible storm. The crew...

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  • Sun

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    For us - northern people - hot Mexican sun in February is a great fun and a great danger at the same time. Especially on the beach! Especially when we're on the beach all day long! Save yourself in the shadow, wear a T-shirt when you're walking along the beach until you bring yourself into the water. You can watch my 2 min 39 sec Video Cancun Walk...

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  • Driving Hazards

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    When you rent a jeep to tour the island you have to fill vehicle before returning it. The gas attendants will crowd around the front of the gas pump so that you can't see the amount. They must not clear off the last amount and we used $10 of gas, they said that they put in $60. It is only a very small island. They tell you which pump to drive up...

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  • Crime

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    It is not a safe place to go anymore =(.. I mean theres unsafe places and violence everywhere.. even in the states.. but it is getting a little out of control down there. My brother has been living there for 15 years.. so we used to visit for a month or two every year.. not anymore tho.. he is really just waiting to sell his house so he can come...

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  • Crime

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    The beaches at the Faro Ceralain Ecopark is exclusive only to paying customers. And, the mangroves on the side of the road is so thick that nobody can penetrate it easily. These are just like fences to the park. Your belongings are safe here but still take necessary precautions by bringing your locked key and attach your backpacks to some posts,...

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  • Car Rental Tricks

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    Renting a car in Cancun is easy BUT it is different than many other countries. 1) The mandatory Mexican Insurance is NOT included in the quoted price. This adds about $10/day to the cost of the car. There is no way around this. Don't fight it and it is not a scam. 2) Make sure you go over the condition of the car before leaving including the spare...

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  • Eating-Drinking Hazards

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    Bringing food to the Faro Celarain Ecopark is not allowed. There are restaurants at the resorts inside the park like at the La Plaza Heromosa. Make sure to eat first before you head to the ecopark.

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  • Water Hazards

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    The sea wasn't calm almost everyday... You may see the red flag of danger at the beach. And everybody saw it but continued swimming, though it wasn't so pleasant as it could have been... You can watch my 3 min 22 sec Video Cancun Great Parnassus Hotel and Beach part 3 out of my Youtube channel or here on VT. You can watch my photo of Cancun on...

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  • No Littering

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    At the ecopark in Faro Ceralain in Cozumel, Mexico, there are signs that warn visitors and tourists to not throw their cigarettes along the way because this might cause fire and destroy the forest. In Cozumel, the mangroves were planted close to the beach area to protect their wildlife like the turtles, iguanas, birds, etc. The mangroves act as...

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  • Alcohol

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    The main strip can be extremely dangerous after a few drinks. Cross at the crosswalks with the light or you may wind up going into the light. If you stand at the corner awhile someone might even help you across ( Miqel at Margaritaville, tipped him $10.00 US the next day, my experience ).

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  • No Service Sunday

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    We made the same mistake 2 years in a row, traveling to Cozumel on a Sunday. Many of the restaurants are closed and many of the shops are closed or close early in the day. There are no cruise ships in port on Sundays, I'm not sure if that's because Cozumel is all but closed up on Sunday or if Cozumel is all but closed up on Sunday because there are...

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  • Taxis

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    My friend and I (both 26 year old females) were staying at a resort in Cancun and felt like taking a taxi to Playa del Carmen to experience the culture and night life of 5th Avenue. We fetched a cab from outside of our resort and negotiated a fare of 35 USD. Twenty minutes into the trip the taxi driver decided to get off the highway into an...

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  • Mosquitoes

    Isla Cozumel Warnings and Dangers

    Cozumel is a small island with interesting archeological sites being some of the Mayan ruins. But beware because they are guarded by the most bloodsucking, vicious mosquitos I have ever encountered. Thankfully there is not a threat of Malaria but these mosquitos are obnoxious. Warning-Bring Mosquito repellent from HOME!!!! When we approached the...

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  • Safety

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    Please check out the new warning from the US Dept of State regarding Cancun.This was issued Tue April 06 2005.Some of the text is Reposted here. This Public Announcement is being issued to alert U.S. citizens to the deterioration in recent weeks of local law enforcement in Cancun caused by a persistent shortage of municipal funds to pay for police...

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  • Phoning Home

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    I too have experienced being told that my cell would work in Mexico when it didn't and paid unreal prices for calling when it did, so I am extremely happy to share my recent discovery about Mexitel Cellular. You can rent a phone from these folks that works well EVERYWHERE in Mexico (at least where we went), costs very little to rent, and costs...

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  • Airport Procedures

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    We had a long time of delay when we wanted to go back home. They told us that they plane would come in any minute but we had to wait and wait. Frans was walking around and then he saw the plane of us coming. So he ran to me and got the videocamera....and started filming how the plane came in.......suddenly there was a police-officer he pushed the...

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  • Food

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    If you live in an all-inclusive hotel you're always been attacked by the possibility to eat and drink every minute. I knew it and forced myself to forget about 10 restaurants and 6 bars on the territory of the hotel between breakfast-lunch and dinner. But it was very difficult and one time I stopped thinking about the restriction and went to the...

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  • Mosquitos & Animals

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    I cannot stress this enough--bring mosquito repellent and spray regularly. My friends and I went through 4 cities in 3 weeks in Mexico and didn't get a single bite... until we came to Cancun. I myself got over 10 bites (no joke) on one arm at a cafe by the hotel strip. Again: BRING INSECT REPELLENT!

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  • Chichan Itza

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    Beware, Chichen Itza is far inland and you will find the temperature considerably hotter than your beachside hotel. Take plenty of water and sturdy footwear is a must. The climb inside of the pyramid to see the statue of Chac Mool and the Temple of the Jaguars is also extremely steep, claustrophobic and very hot and humid. It is worth it though

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  • Tulum

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    Be aware that when the park closes the bathrooms close at the same time. I was in dire need on the way out of the beachside ruins of Tulum when I found the bathrooms locked... all of them The ones we found open had not facilities and were no way near sanitary enough to even enter. We travel quite a bit and rarely get caught like this but something...

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  • Hurricanes

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    OK, I would have thought this tip within the realm of the completely obvious, but after watching the news of hurricanes Emily and Wilma on TV, apparently there are people out there that don't understand what a hurricane is. When you are in Cancun and there are notices of a severe hurricane (i.e., anything labelled "Category") coming ashore, LEAVE!...

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  • Traveling

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    It happens to some of us all their travels others will never have an idea what it is to wait for a plane...no not just an hour, that isnt so bad, but what if you have to wait 4 or 5 hours? The tip of this warning or danger tip is....bring play cards ! On this picture you can see our new friends ( Hans, Janneke, Henk and Karin) we have made this...

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  • Tours

    Cancún Warnings and Dangers

    If you are going to go on a school trip with a group.....beware. They normally shack you ip in a ***ty place, and over book. often, the people who arive end up having to sleep on the ground, I heard horror stories. If your going to go in a group GOOD LUCK. I have also heard that the plane companies that these "travel agencies " use are damn near...

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  • Hope you like them better then me

    When we were visiting grandma in her kitchen and i was trying to make this pancake there was a sream of somebody behind me. I was thinking i did something wrong (maybe the pancake was to squar or what???)But no .... this little animal was hungry too and came down nice and slow.Some of the ladies in our compagnie went straight to the Van and never...

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