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norway
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Tour guide or car rental?

Hi all

We are 4 and will be staying at PA for 12 days in July.

We will rent a car car for 3/4 days during our stay. Given that we will have our own car, should we use a guide/tour for visits to Coma, tulum, Akumal etc or will we manage fine by ourselves.

vinndy

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1. Re: Tour guide or car rental?

You can definitely do all of those yourself with a car.

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2. Re: Tour guide or car rental?

Do you mean

Should I hire a guide when I get to the Ruins (Tulum, Coba)

They are definitely a plus - there are some online tools / guides but I prefer the guides

Akumal - if you rad my hints and other posts, you will do fine

If you are going for a short one time only, then hire a guide at the Dive Shops

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3. Re: Tour guide or car rental?

Tulum is signed pretty well in several languages probably because it is so heavily visited. Coba we did without a guide, but you can hire one when there if you want to.

norway
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4. Re: Tour guide or car rental?

thanks both

I will use my own car and get a guide at the different locations then. Are they usually hanging around at the entrances or do you book one when you pay entrance fees.

vinndy

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5. Re: Tour guide or car rental?

They are there, usually between where you pay for your tickets and the actual ruins entrance.

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