AIRLINES announced yet another new nonstop flight between
the U.S. and Mexico, the fifth nonstop route the airline has rolled
out in the past month. Alaska said it will offer nonstop seasonal
service between San Francisco and Cancun starting Oct. 28 through
April. Initially, the airline will offer nonstop flights three days
a week. Cancun will become the fifth Mexican destination served
from San Francisco; the others are Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta,
Mazatlan and Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo. To promote the new service, Alaska
is offering a $129 one-way fare. Tickets must be purchased by Aug.
31 for travel by Dec. 19.
CARRIER most recently received DOT approval to fly nonstop
between Los Angeles and La Paz year-round starting Oct. 30. The
flights will operate three days a week to start. During the past
month, Alaska has also announced new nonstop service between
Seattle and Cancun and between Portland, Ore., and both Los Cabos
and Puerto Vallarta. Alaska Airlines offers packages to Mexico
combining flights and hotels through Alaska Airlines Vacations. For
information or reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com.
AEROMEXICO, Mexicos largest airline, last month launched
nonstop service four times a week between Los Angeles and Culiacan
near Mexicos Pacific coast. Culiacan becomes the sixth Mexican city
that Aeromexico flies to from Los Angeles. Roundtrip fares are
priced from $270 through Dec. 31. Call (800) 237-6639 or visit www.aeromexico.com.
REFORMA in Mexico City is promoting an Independence Stay
package in honor of Mexican Independence Day, a celebration of
Mexicos independence from Spain. The two-night package is available
Sept. 15 to 17 and costs $700 per room, double. The package
includes accommodations in a Master Suite with a view of
Chapultepec Park, a personal guide to Coyoacan for an Independence
Day celebration, breakfast for two people, access to the
16,000-square-foot spa and fitness center and early check-in/late
checkout. For information or reservations, call (800) 235-2387 or
ESPERANZA RESORT in Cabo San Lucas is promoting a Baja
Bliss package that represents a 35% discount compared with
high-season prices. The five-night package, available through Sept.
30, includes accommodations in an oceanview Terrace Casita; two
60-minute spa treatments; yoga classes; nonalcoholic beverages from
the rooms minibar; DVD and CD rentals from the library; use of
beach cabanas; and hotel taxes and service charges. The package
costs from $2,217 per room, double. For information or
reservations, call (866) 282-3743.
Phone: (973) 898-0011
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