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Tropical Nights: Boots In The Sand Getaway Checklist

Pop quiz hot shot! So you’ve won the Tropical Nights: Boots In The Sand Getaway and you’re stuck with a 5 day and 4 night all-inclusive country music dream getaway to enjoy. What do you do? What. Do. You. Do?!

For starters if you’re wondering what I’m talking about, Boots in the Sand is a five-day, four-night all-inclusive country music dream getaway to the oceanfront Hard Rock Riviera Hotel Maya in Mexico. From February 23 to 27th, you’ll be hangin’ at world class restaurants and beachside cabanas and watching as Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer rock the stage.

Go here to enter to win any of the ten daily drawings starting Monday, October 14 and ending Friday, October 25th.

ENTER THE CONTEST HERE

After you’ve won the contest you must come back here and double check this list before you head out the door! So make sure to bookmark this page!

The following handy-dandy map points out the Cancun International Airport (CUN) and the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.


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Do you have your passport ready?

 
 

You better get yourself a passport! Those puppies can take up to two months to receive! If you already have one, you better make sure it's up-to-date.

Search using your zip code to find the nearest location to apply for a passport.

 
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Do you have your swimming trunks packed?

 
 

While you're soaking up the sun and chillin' on the beach, it'll be the dead of winter back here in Maine. Plan accordingly -- don't bring your parka or your slickers and remember to leave all of your flannel at home!

Click here for some TSA Packing tips that should hopefully make your trip a little smoother.

 
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Do you know where you're landing in Mexico?

 
 

Once you've left the land of the free and make your way to whatever they call Mexico, you'll be landing at the Cancun International Airport (CUN).

A third party vendor will be available to offer shuttle services to Tropical Nights guests for an extra fee. ($35 USD per person; round trip transfer: $65 USD per person) The private bus will pick you up from the Cancun Airport and bring you back when the adventure is over. This shuttle service is also included in the cost of your VIP Upgrade if you opt for that experience.

Public buses, taxis, and private car rentals are also all options.

Public Transportation Options:

Taxi
Public taxis are available to transport parties between the Cancun Airport and the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.  Approximate cost is $130.00 USD Round-trip.

Buses
Public Buses are available to transport parties between the Cancun Airport and the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.  Approximate cost is $15.00 USD one-way per person. More info here.

Car Rental:
Car Rentals are available. Find out more info here. There is no charge to park your car at the resort.

 
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Hard Rock Resort
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Do you know where the hotel is?

 
 

You've landed in Mexico your next goal is to make it to the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya and once you arrive it's time to chill out naked in your hotel room for a while and then throw on some trunks and hit the water.

 
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Don't forget to relax!

 
 

Seriously! Have fun! Take lots of photos and don't forget to send us a postcard.

 

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