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Just got back from Holbox

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Elephant Butte, New...
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Just got back from Holbox

Several of the posts on pricing is way out of date. We just got back and here is the scoop.

ADO Bus from airport to downtown Cancun - 52 pesos each

ADO Bus from downtown Cancun to airport - 45 pesos each

Ferry Ride - 80 pesos each

Bus from ADO Cancun to Chiquila - 87.5 pesos each

Beer, Sol, Victoria - 25 pesos each at Villa Del Mar and Buena Vista, 30 pesos most other places.

Ice - 20 pesos a bag at corner store by park

6 pack Sol or Victoria beer - 90 pesos

Bottled water - 10 pesos small, 20 pesos larger, 25 pesos for gallon jug

Las Panchas behind Hotel Lapalapa - best Empanadas and other Mexican specialties, everything is 10 pesos each, we ate here for 3 breakfasts and one lunch.

Tips are on 90% of the bills - 10% - 15%

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Thanks for the update! Good to know. We're heading off in 3 weeks' time and very excited!


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So just to confirm - my understanding is that if I see TAX on a bill it is really a tip that has been added?

Thank you!!

Lyndonville, Vermont
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Headed there on the 27th! Thank you:)

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@ anokagirl

The Spanish word for tip is "propina", so you can always ask if that's what it is.

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Could you please provide any advice for and costs on transportation from CUN airport to Isla Holbox ?

Not interested in trying to take the bus but would appreciate info on private services/taxis and the like.


Also, did you find beaches and water clean or was there a seaweed problem ?

Lyndonville, Vermont
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We scheduled transportation thru our hotel...........

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What time does the the ADO leave Chiquila back to Cancun? Thanks

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