In this video I discuss the benefits of private van rental in Playa Del Carmen and Cancun. During our recent trip to Playa Del Carmen we wanted to hit all the tourist hotspots and decided to hire our own guide and van instead of going with the tour buses that operate out of the resort. Group excursions in tour company buses in that part of Mexico can cost around $70 to $80 per person. We were a group of 11 people and as you can imagine that adds up. Also, this was during the pandemic and we didn’t exactly want to be cooped up in a van with a bunch of strangers.

A better option would be to hire a tour guide with his own van/minibus that does private tours for small groups. The guide we found, Emiliano, was great. He stayed with us for three whole days and took us everywhere, from Chichen Itza to Talum to Isla Mujeres. He worked with a partner which was great and made things more efficient since one person could accompany us while the other drove the van. Emiliano’s rate was $300 per day, which was more than worth it for the service he provides – and a great deal cheaper than using the tour company bus or taking a taxi. Private van rental in Playa Del Carmen and Cancun is the way to go if you’re visiting these places.

If you’re travelling in larger parties, consider giving Emiliano a call!

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And FYI, I never ask for or get any discounts from any of the people or services I mention in my travel vlogs. I always pay full price and the people I hire don’t know I’m going to make a video or blog about them.