Package highlights from Mexico

Some quick takes of some hot packages from South of the Border:

The Marriott Casa Magna in Puerto Vallarta is offering a package for golfers. The Marriott Casa Magna in Puerto Vallarta designed an Unlimited Golf package for duffers. The package includes unlimited play on three nearby courses, transfers to and from the courses, golf cart rental and storage, daily breakfast and oceanview accommodations. The package costs from $383 per night, double. A four-night stay is required. The rate is available through Dec. 23. For reservations, call (800) 223-6388 or visit

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Funjet Vacations is promoting reduced rates for a second client traveling to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta this winter. In Cancun, a three-night package at the inclusive Aventura Palace with air from Chicago's O'Hare starts at $299.95 for the second client; the first client pays $1,299.95. The plan is valid Jan. 9 to 30. The lead price in Puerto Vallarta for a seven-night package at the Allegro Resort Nuevo Vallarta is $299.95 for the second client with air from O'Hare; the first client pays $1,399. The rate is available on the Jan. 6 and 13 departures. For information, call (800) 558-3050.

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Runaway Tours is marketing vacations with one free night to Los Cabos next winter. Rates start at $513 per person, double, for a four-night stay (the fourth night is free) at the Villa del Palmar resort from Jan. 3 to 31. At the Melia San Lucas, a four-night package costs $642 per person, double, from Jan. 4 to 31. Packages include roundtrip air fare from Los Angeles and airport transfers in Mexico. For information or reservations, call (800) 622-0723.

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The Royal Hideaway Resort and Spa in Playacar is offering two programs through Dec. 21. The five-night Fall Special costs $1,800 for two, including meals and beverages, a tour of Xcaret or Xel-ha and airport transfers. A five-night spa package costs $1,900 for two, including meals and beverages, airport transfers and a $150 credit toward spa treatments. To book, call (800) 999-9182.

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