Mexico is an interesting country with warm people, great food, pyramids, art, archeology and an extensive coast line. It is a very popular destination for Americans wanting to escape the cold winters. Each year, during Spring Break, the Mexican beaches fill with college kids partying day and night. Most international travelers enter the country through Mexico City, but there are so many things to do outside the capital. Once you booked a flight to Mexico , you should consider adding at least one domestic flight to your itinerary.
Some popular destinations in Mexico
Mexico is a large country, with plenty of things to see, which make it impossible to plan to visit all the sites in one trip. That’s why you should know more about the most important destinations in the country, outside of Mexico City.
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- Cancun: is one of the world’s most popular beach destinations. It is known for the lovely weather year-round, clear Caribbean water, vibrant nightlife and plenty of things to do.
- Acapulco: is still the beach town for top-notch nightlife and elegant accommodation.
- Mazatlan: located on the Pacific Coast, it’s one of the affordable beach towns. It’s a major transportation hub with ferries to Baja California.
- Tijuana: is the busiest border crossing for pedestrians and vehicles. It’s also a place to do some bargain shopping.
- Puerto Vallarta: Another legendary beach destination on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, PV has the well-earned nickname “The Friendliest City in the World”
Flights from Mexico City
Mexico City International Airport (MEX) is the busiest airport in Mexico, serving both international and domestic traffic. It is hub for Aeromexico, the country’s largest airline, and a secondary hub for Interjet. Cancún International Airport (CUN) is the second busiest airport in Mexico but handles about half the passenger traffic Mexico City’s airport does. It receives both domestic and international traffic. Many domestic charter airlines fly here, as well. Guadalajara International Airport (GDL) ranks as the country’s third busiest airport and is a major hub for connections. It’s a hub for Aeromexico Connect and Volaris, as well as a secondary hub for Aeromexico and focus city for VivaAerobus and Interjet.
Domestic Airlines operating in Mexico
Most of the domestic flights in Mexico are run by the following airlines: Aeromexico, Aeromexico Connect, Interjet, Volaris and Viva Aerobus. All offer connections to smaller airports in the country, with Aeromexico Connect offering the most routes. When you plan to book a domestic flight, make sure to compare the prices offered by all airlines.