Cheap Flights from New York John F. Kennedy to Cancun
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Fly From John F. Kennedy International Airport to Cancún International Airport
Whether you are escaping a snowy winter in upstate New York or need a break from the concrete canyons of New York City, Mexico makes for a great destination. Those who prefer a beach vacation on the Caribbean side of Mexico can plan a trip to Cancún. Cancún International Airport (CUN) is the gateway to Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. Visitors can enjoy Cancún's vibrant nightlife and attractions, or they can explore and stay at other places along the nearby Riviera Maya. United Airlines and JetBlue operate nonstop flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cancún International Airport (CUN). Typically, flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cancún International Airport (CUN) will take about four and a half hours.
Facilities at Cancún International Airport
When you fly from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cancún International Airport (CUN), you will arrive at Terminal 2 or Terminal 3 depending on your airline. Delta and Aeromexico are some airlines that service Cancún International Airport (CUN). Once you go through immigration, you'll need to claim your baggage and head through customs. Ground transportation is available outside of your terminal. A courtesy shuttle runs every 10 minutes if you need to transfer terminals. If you do not have free transportation provided by your hotel or resort, you may wish to take a taxi or rent a car. Taxi rides to the Hotel Zone and most of the places nearby are about $40. If you choose to rent a car, Avis, Thrifty, and National are among the handful of car rental companies that serve Cancún International Airport (CUN).
Things to Do Near Cancún International Airport
When you are not spending time at the beach, you can take the time to enjoy some of Cancún's attractions and activities. Head to the Parque Las Palapas to visit the food carts and shop for local handcrafted items. You can also head to Market 28 to shop for crafts and souvenirs. If you want to connect with the area's culture and history, visit some of the Mayan ruins that are near Cancún, such as Chichen Itza. Some of the ruins, including Coba and Xcaret, are part of an ecological park where you can snorkel and explore the grounds. You can also take the ferry from Playa del Carmen to spend the day shopping on nearby Cozumel.
Hints and Tips for Cancún International Airport
Cancún hosts several events and festivals throughout the year. Fly from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cancún International Airport (CUN) in the spring to celebrate Carnival, which is held the five days leading up to Ash Wednesday. You may also consider visiting during early May for the national Cinco de Mayo celebration. Music buffs will want to visit in October for the Isla Mujeres Music Festival, which draws visitors from all over the world. The two main areas to dine out in Cancún are the downtown region and the Hotel Zone. You will be able to find any kind of international cuisine that you crave. Expect to pay between $15 and $30 for dinner for two at a midrange restaurant. Cancun has a temperate climate; average temperatures range from the low 70s to the low 80s.
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