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Traveling from New Orleans to Cancun

Finding affordable flights from New Orleans to Cancun is easier with Described as the treasure of the Caribbean, Cancun is a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year thanks to its year-round sunshine, sky-blue waters, and local attractions. It is an attractive choice for people who wish to escape the urban strain of New Orleans.

Leaving New Orleans

Flights heading to Cancun depart from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. The airport is located eleven miles from downtown New Orleans, so it is advisable that you leave early. If you plan to drive, you will find parking a breeze thanks to the airport’s large-capacity garage, which costs a maximum of $13 for a twenty-four hour stay. Taxis are a popular option because of how convenient they are. It costs roughly $35 for a cab ride from the center of the city to the airport.

Arriving at Cancun

Flights into Cancun arrive at the Cancun International Airport. With an annual traffic of over thirteen million passengers, the airport is the second-busiest in the country. All the major car rental companies in the city offer services within the airport. If you should prefer a cab, the airport also offers taxi services, with fares depending on your destination. Most of the hotels in Cancun are located within a twenty-minute, or twelve-mile, range. A taxi ride will cost $50 to $60 depending on your destination. A cheaper alternative is the airport’s shared van transfer, which costs $8 to $10 per person. Cancun is teeming with golf courses, hotels, and restaurants. Home to the second-largest reef in the world, its beachfront offers many water-sport attractions, including snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing. Some of the popular archeological sites worth visiting include Tulum, Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Coba, and Puerto Morelos. Given its tropical climate, the weather in Cancun is warm and sunny all year round, so pack light clothing for your trip. Temperatures peak from June to November with a range of 77oF to 82oF. Hurricanes are frequent during this period, which is why tourists generally avoid these months for their Cancun visits. The months of December to March, however, mark the high season, which brings cooler temperatures (75oF to 77oF). This is a good time to visit if you are not worried about crowds, especially during the spring break.

Planning for Your Holiday

The island’s low season offers the chance to save some money because of lowered hotel rates. You can get even better bargains by using the services available at Alongside cheaper flights from New Orleans to Cancun, you can get great deals on your hotel reservation, ensuring that you and your loved ones enjoy an amazing holiday.


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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on from January through December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.