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How much currency you need to go on vacation to Cancun, Mexico

How much currency you need to go on vacation to Cancun, Mexico
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As an expert on foreign currency exchange, this is one of the most common questions we get. It is difficult to provide a true estimate because it depends on each traveler’s needs and plans.

In order for you to get a better idea on how much currency to bring on your trip, we’ve put together some helpful resources for you.

Transportation

In our how much currency to bring abroad chart below, you'll see a 10 mile cab ride is on average about $26.71 USD in Cancun, Mexico. Having this information handy should give you a good idea on how much you would need to get around the city. 

How much currency to bring abroad

Food

In Mexico, you have to try some of the best authentic food. El Califa is one of the best taquerias with a large menu of tacos and quesadillas.

As shown in our how much currency to bring abroad chart above, it costs on average $10.47 USD for a budget dinner for two and $1.38 USD for a pint of beer. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Currency: Mexico peso (MXN) 

Mexico has 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 peso banknotes in circulation. 20 peso polymer banknotes have an average life of 32 months. However, 50 peso banknotes last about 39 months. Learn more about the Mexican peso.

If you have leftover MXN after your trip in Mexico, CXI will buy them back from you. If you originally received this foreign currency from CXI, then with the currency receipt we do not have any exchange fee to buy it back! Order your Mexican pesos now

20 pesos and 50 pesos Mexican pesos banknotes from Banco de Mexico

Flights 

Flights to Cancun, Mexico typically range from about $170 USD to about $400 USD, depending on where you leave from, the airline you fly with, and when you are taking your trip, according to Expedia.

In our 15 destinations where you will get the most value of the US dollar, the best day of the week to start a journey on international economy is Thursday. The lowest international economy flight average ticket price is February. 

Don't forget before you book that flight, check out everything you need to know about the five trusted travelers programs in our video below. 

CXI Trusted Travelers Program Video

Vacation rentals

Have you ever considered trying something a little different to experience the city like a local? Take a look at some of the best rated superhost places to stay in Cancun, Mexico from Airbnb.

Not only are the accomdations fairly priced, but the areas they are in are breathtaking.

 

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