Cancun peak travel calendar

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January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Spring break

Hotel and flight prices are higher during the period that American schools are out for spring break. Cancun and major resorts along the Riviera Maya are most affected.

Semana Santa

(The week leading
up to Easter)
This is a popular vacation time for Mexican families in Mexico to visit the coast. Hotels are crowded and hotel prices are at there highest. If you are looking for peace and quiet, DO NOT travel during Easter.

Easter dates:
2015—April 5
2016—March 27

Summer break

(United States)
When American schools get out in early June there is a slight bump in tourism. Hotel prices are not dramatically affected, but flights can be more expensive.

Christmas

Hotels and fllights are at there most expensive for the week between Christmas and New Years Day.

Summer break
(Mexico)

Schools in Mexico City end the school year in July and families head for the beach. Hotel prices are higher but it typically doesn't affect flight prices from the U.S.A. and Europe.
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Peak season

Holidays and vacation breaks make these the most expensive travel times.

High season

Winter in North America and Europe keeps Mexico's beaches busy.

Low season

Hotels and airfares are at there lowest during these periods.

Hurricane season

Hotels and airfares are at there least expensive, but purchase travel interruption insurance.