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Preventive measures for travelers in Cancun 

With the arrival of vaccinations in Mexico, the most popular vacation destinations like Cancun are regaining travelers’ confidence. Since the reopening of tourism last year, all businesses and tourist destinations in Cancun have implemented security measures to protect the healthy distance of visitors and reduce the capacity and avoid crowds in small spaces. 

During the beginning of 2021, and with an increased risk of contagion, the entire tourism sector in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean increased their preventive measures, achieving that half of the northern part of Quintana Roo was turned to yellow traffic light. Furthermore, in Mexico, an epidemiological traffic light was implemented for the control and monitoring of risk for the regulation of the use of public space according to the risk of COVID-19 infection, consisting of 4 colors: Red (total quarantine), Orange (partial reopening, some businesses may open with the indicated measures), yellow (reopening with a higher capacity) and Green (all activities return to normal).

It is advisable to consult this traffic light before arriving at Cancun Airport to take the necessary measures for your vacation.

What are the preventive measures to take when visiting Cancun?

When visiting a tourist destination like Cancun, you must keep the main preventive measures such as always wearing a mask when you are in public places. You find yourself on the beaches or open places you can remove but always remember to keep a safe distance.

In each of the tourist centers, restaurants, or points of interest, you will find antibacterial gel and a thermometer to measure the temperature; however you must carry a bottle with antibacterial for your personal use at all times.

The Cancun International Airport continues with security measures at all times to provide each passenger with the necessary security. 

Before your visit, it is highly recommended that you have a very elaborate itinerary of the places to visit. Many tourists hire Cancun Tours services to know in advance the security measures that the company takes.

Another precautionary measure for those visitors arriving from the Cancun airport is to resolve the issue of mobility from one place to another. Many tourists prefer Cancun Car Rental services in Cancun in advance to move from one place to another without having to take public transportation.

If your reason for visiting is to get to an all-inclusive hotel in the Cancun Hotel Zone, it is best to request a Cancun Airport Transportation. Private transportation companies guarantee total sanitation in each of their units.

In addition, you should consider the remodeling of Colosio Avenue in Cancun, which may considerably influence the arrival to your destination in Cancun or Playa del Carmen and Tulum.

Is it safe to visit Cancun?

Cancun is the most popular destination and therefore the most visited of all the Mexican Caribbean, so they maintain a series of measures strictly applied in each tourist spot. Although it is important to mention that traveling during the pandemic carries risk since there is no way to ensure a 100% probability of not being infected.

However, Cancun is a destination that owes its existence to national and international tourism, which is why the care and safety of its visitors are so important and is reflected in the certifications in sanitary protection and prevention in tourist facilities.

The Certification in sanitary protection and prevention in tourist facilities was created to provide confidence to visitors, workers, and the entire community. It was launched by the Ministry of Tourism (SEDETUR) and the State Health Services (SESA) together with sector specialists and aligned with the international protocols of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). These certifications are awarded to businesses that comply with all safety and sanitation requirements to support the tourism industry.

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) awarded Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean the Global Safety Seal. This seal is given to destinations that guarantee health protection to their passengers. It is important to mention that Cozumel, Puerto Morelos, Tulum, Isla Mujeres and Costa Mujeres also obtained this certification.

Other certifications obtained by the Mexican Caribbean Tourism Industry are ECOLAB, Punto Limpio Quality Seal, Cristal International Standards, Preverisk Group, 3M, Bayer, Key, among others.

When you arrive at the airport, you will find the following security measures:

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean are ready to receive all the tourists with the necessary measures, so if you decide to travel to this paradisiacal destination during this season, you can feel confident that the institutions and tourist destinations are looking out.

With a well organized itinerary and making previous reservations in Cancun tours and transportation services, you can feel safe and have a great vacation with your family, friends, or couple.