Mayan Medical Aid
In-Country Travel
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We will help you to arrange any of these options:

A) From the Airport to Antigua (45-60 minutes):

1) Private shuttle: approximately $35-40; the shuttle driver will wait for you if your plane is late; you will be the only one on the shuttle; and we will arrange the transportation with a trusted company.

2) Collective shuttle: approximately $10 per person; you will need to arrange this shuttle yourself, once you exit the Airport building; there usually are drivers with signs; these shuttles leave when they fill with approximately 14 people, making them a bit crowded; the other disadvantage is not really knowing your driver or the company providing the trip.

B) From Antigua to the Lake (2.5-3.5 hours):

1) Private shuttle: approximately $80-90; the shuttle driver will take you at any hour, and you will be the only one on the shuttle; we will arrange the transportation with a trusted company; also, you can stop whenever and wherever you want for breaks; the trip takes approximately 2.5 hours.

2) Collective shuttle: approximately $10-12 per person; we can arrange this shuttle for you; these shuttles leave on a schedule: approximately 8:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.; they carry approximately 14 people, making them a bit crowded; the other disadvantage is that the driver stops for a break when he wants to do so; the trip takes approximately 3.0-3.5 hours, primarily because they travel more slowly and have to pick up passengers at a variety of hotels in Antigua before leaving.

C) From the Airport to the Lake (2.5-4.5 hours):

1) Private shuttle: approximately $80-90; the shuttle driver will wait for you if your plane is late, and you will be the only one on the shuttle; we will arrange the transportation with a trusted company; also, you can stop whenever and wherever you want for breaks; the trip takes approximately 2.5 hours, because it goes directly to the Lake and bypasses Antigua.

2) Collective shuttle: approximately $24 per person; you will need to arrange this shuttle yourself, once you exit the Airport building; there usually are drivers with signs; these shuttles leave when they fill with approximately 14 people, making them a bit crowded; the other disadvantages are not really knowing your driver or the company providing the trip and that the driver stops for a break when he wants to do so; the trip takes approximately 4.0-4.5 hours, primarily because they travel more slowly and have to pick up and drop off passengers at a variety of hotels in Antigua before leaving for the Lake.

D) From the Lake to the Airport (2.5-4.5 hours)

1) Private shuttle: approximately $80-90; the shuttle driver will take you at any hour, and you will be the only one on the shuttle; we will arrange the transportation with a trusted company; also, you can stop whenever and wherever you want for breaks; the trip takes approximately 2.5 hours, because it goes directly to Guatemala City and bypasses Antigua.

2) Collective shuttle, which is approximately $24 per person; we can arrange this shuttle for you; these shuttles leave on a schedule: approximately 6:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.; they carry approximately 14 people, making them a bit crowded; the other disadvantages are that the driver stops for a break when he wants to do so and that you go through Antigua on your way to Guatemala City; the trip takes approximately 4.0-4.5 hours, primarily because they go through Antigua, travel more slowly, and have to pick up passengers at a variety of hotels in Panajachel before leaving.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have other questions.
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Craig A. Sinkinson 2016
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