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14 Jan 2021
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Starting January 26, 2021, new guidelines established by the CDC will go into effect for all international flights to the U.S. Airlines will ask travelers to present an electronic or paper copy with negative test results for the novelle Covid-19 virus. The order states test results must be dated within 3 days from the return flight and also applies to all U.S. citizens flying out of Cancun, Mexico. 

Testing sites located throughout the coast will be providing verifiable test results within 30minutes to 16 hours. Rapid agent tests are available in Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Akumal for about $40 to $90 USD. Visitors staying in Akumal or nearby areas can visit the local testing site to obtain the documentation needed to board their return flight home. Given the high volume of people requiring test results, travelers are advised to make reservations at least 7 days in advance. 

Where to find a Covid Testing Site in Riviera Maya?

The following list provides links to local testing sites in Akumal, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum. 

Testing Location Akumal:

In order to help you better plan for your vacation, we are proud to announce that we now have a new testing site in Akumal.  The Rapid Antigen Tests are available for $39 per test. The testing site will be open on Mondays from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Wednesdays from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, and Fridays from 4 PM to 6 PM.  A $20 deposit and advance reservations are required. 

Please contact us to make your reservations and deposit.

Testing Locations in Tulum:

CostaMed Tulum

Farmacias del Ahorro Tulum

Testing Locations in Playa del Carmen:

Laboratorios Laclissa

CostaMed Playa Del Carmen

Farmacias del Ahorra Playa del Carmen

Need a hand getting your Covid test on time?

Contact our concierge for more help with transportation to testings sites and reservations.