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According to Expedia, Cancun dominates the most searched destinations for summer 2024



Cancun Dominates The Most Searched Travel Destinations For Summer 2024, According To Expedia

Cancun managed to reach second place immediately after London on the list of most sought-after summer destinations Expedia® Summer Travel Outlook 2024.

With its tropical beaches, vibrant atmosphere, water sports and exciting nightlife, Cancun continues to lure travelers to its shores.

In this case, Cancun has beaten Rome, Paris and Tokyo in the race to be Americans’ favorite vacation destination this year.

Knowing that Cancun is a popular destination for Americans, you might think these results were expected, but they weren’t.

although Mexico is the most visited country by US citizens, with more than 39.3 million tourists per yearCancun used to not be a destination Americans liked to travel to during the brutal summer. But things are changing.

If you’re planning a getaway to Cancun this year, make sure you book your tickets 21 to 60 days before departure.

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According to Expedia, a global travel agency, If you buy your flights before May 2, you can save up to 15 percent.

Traveling on Monday is also 15 percent cheaper than leaving and using on Thursday or Friday in the period between mid and late August you can save up to $256the company said.

Another checkmark to help you save even more money is to land at alternative airports such as Cozumel (CZM), Merida (MID) or Tulum (TQO).

Cancun’s key role as a business hub, combined with a diverse tourism portfolio, has catapulted the destination to the top most visited hotspots in the world.

In 2022, this city was too the second most visited outing on the planet after Dubai, according to Forbes.

One of the reasons that explains this phenomenon is the growing number of available flights from multiple cities in the United States.

Another aspect that makes Cancun so attractive is its versatility. This destination suits both luxury and business travelers, as well as backpackers, families, couples, groups of friends, vacationers and even cavers and pre-Columbian history enthusiasts.

Cancun is also a world-class destination for weddings and water sports such as parasailing, jet skiing, kayaking and snorkeling. Others prefer Cancun for its advanced golf courses such as Moon Palace, Riviera Cancun Golf Resort or Iberostar Golf Club.

Isla Mujeres

Another unique feature is its proximity to top attractions such as the beautiful Isla Mujeres, the majestic pyramids of Chichen Itza or the extraordinary Cenotesa chain of underground freshwater springs, found only in the Riviera Maya.

Last but not least, Cancun is seeing “unusually” small amounts of sargassum arriving on its beaches this year. As of today, the seaweed alarm is at level two, “very low.”

To maintain this status, the Secretary of the Navy is installing 8,600 meters of anti-sargassum barriers to prevent the seaweed from reaching the beaches of Cancun, Tulum and Playa del Carmen.