YUCATAN, MEXICO FAQ

Your questions answered for our Yucatan trip

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Experience the Yucatan

  • Admire beautiful colonial architecture
  • Swim in sacred cenotes
  • Visit Celestun Biosphere Reserve
  • Discover Campeche, Mexico
  • Explore the Mayan city of Uxmal
Explore the tropical destianation of the Yucatan Peninsula as you split your time between Merida, Mexico and Campeche, Mexico. Swim in sacred cenotes, visit Mayan ruins, and learn about the local customs as you immerse yourself in the Yucatan culture.

Have a question about the Under30Experiences Yucatan trip?

What are the accommodations like? How do I request a roommate?

You will stay in boutique hotel rooms for the duration of your trip. Solo travelers are paired with someone of the same gender.  

You can request a friend to be your roommate upon checkout. 

If you'd prefer not to have a roommate, private room options are available upon request, subject to hotel availability for an extra charge.  Please contact bookings@under30experiences.com for more details.

What kind of food can I expect?

In Mexico you can experience the vast array of wonderful food available in this region. Your group leader will be able to suggest restaurants to try during your trip. To give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat, generally not all meals are included in the trip price. This also gives you more budgeting flexibility. 

In Campeche and Merida, the food is rich in Mayan heritage and with a unique personality. You will find many dishes including pork, corn and seafood in Campeche.

Will there be swimming options?

This trip will explore the interior of Mexico. If you would like to swim in sacred cenotes, check out our Yucatan trip.

What is the physical activity level of this trip?

Easy. This trip is relaxing and includes light activities with optional moderate activities.  Participants can decide how much time they spend being active.  No physical preparation is required to make the most of the experience.

Can I opt out of an included activity?

Of course! This trip is your trip, and you don’t have to participate in anything you don’t want to. Just be aware that opting out of included activities will not change the price of your trip.

What is the nightlife like?

Merida’s nightlife has a bit of everything from dance clubs to pubs to live music venues, making it a great location for any type of traveler.

What type of luggage is best?

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium-sized suitcase if you prefer.

A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on our transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage.

What type of weather should I expect?

Expect warm weather during your trip with highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s with very little rainfall.

What languages are spoken in Mexico City?

Spanish is the official language of Mexico. English is widely spoken in many tourist areas and hotels.

Knowing a second language is not required to enjoy this trip.

Do I need a power adaptor?

If you're from the US travelling to Mexico all US appliances and devices should work without a power converter or power adaptor.  If your device can run on 127 volts or is dual voltage but the plug won't fit in a Mexican power outlet you'll need to bring a suitable plug adaptor for Mexico such a Type B plug adaptor or a universal adaptor.

Can I drink the water?

The tap water in Merida and Campeche is NOT safe to drink. Please bring a reusable water bottle to refill at filtered water stations.

Do I need a visa to visit Mexico?

When traveling with a passport, citizens of the United States, Canada, and most Latin American and European countries are entitled to stay in Mexico for 180 days. They must enter the country with a departure ticket and a valid passport that does not expire within 30 days of their arrival in Mexico.

To find specific visa requirements or restrictions for your home country, visit the Mexican embassy page.

Do you have last-minute deals?

Yes! Last-minute slots sometimes open up on sold-out trips. Visit our Trips On Sale page for the latest last-minute deals.
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Have a question that's not on this list?

Feel free to reach out to our all-star customer service team at info@under30experiences.com or by calling 1 (888) 839-2086.

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