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Looking for a getaway to Mexico?
The Flight Deal reports you can fly from Baltimore to Cabo San Lucas for ~$246 round-trip in coach or from Chicago to Cancun for ~$228 round-trip in coach.
This deal will NOT last!
How To Book It
Link: ITA Matrix
Link: Google Flights
I found these fares using ITA Matrix and was able to book them on the airlines websites.
Baltimore to Cabo San Lucas on US Airways
Travel dates are extremely limited. I could only find a few days in October still available.
There’s a 14-day advance purchase requirement on US Airways.
Don’t forget, Citi Prestige cardholders can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines and US Airways. Or 1.33 cents per point on other airlines. So check if this same deal is available in the Citi Travel portal!
Chicago to Cancun on Delta
Delta has flights between Chicago and Cancun, Mexico for ~$228 round-trip.
Lots of travel dates for Cancun are available from late August 2015 to early December 2015.
There’s a 14-day advance purchase requirement on Delta.
Atlanta to Cancun on Southwest
You can only book Southwest flights on their website.
And if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, you can bring a friend or spouse with you for nearly free!
What If You’re Not in 1 of These Cities?
Southwest – If you need more Southwest points, Chase Ultimate Rewards points transfer to Southwest. Plus, if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend can fly with you for (almost) free!
British Airways – If you’re a short flight away from 1 of the sale cities, you can save miles by using British Airways Avios points to book an award flight on American Airlines or US Airways. Chase Ultimate Rewards points , American Express Membership Rewards points, and Starwood Preferred Guest points transfer to British Airways.
Use the Right Credit Card!
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Get Free Hotel Nights With These Cards
If you book a cheap flight, remember there are lots of ways to get cheap or free hotel rooms with points from credit card bonuses and spending!
Don’t forget, you can use Hyatt points to stay at fantastic all-inclusive resorts in Cabo San Lucas and Cancun! Hyatt is a Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner.
Remember, you can transfer flexible points like Chase Ultimate Rewards or American Express Membership Rewards to different hotel programs.
Note: Folks who want to book paid stays could check out discount sites like Orbitz, Expedia, or TravelPony for deals. But remember you won’t get stay credits or points (and might not have your elite status recognized!).
And Airbnb is a great way to save money on accommodations, especially for longer stays. Here are some tips on how to negotiate a better Airbnb price!
Fares to Mexico start at ~$213 for lots of travel dates this summer and fall. If you can find dates that work for you, this is a terrific deal!
On US Airways, you can fly from Baltimore to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico from ~$246 round-trip in coach. But dates are very limited.
Chicago to Cancun on Delta has more seats available, and tickets start at ~$228.
And Southwest has flights from Atlanta to Cancun on sale for as little as ~$213 round-trip!
Let me know if you book a ticket! And don’t forget your sunscreen!