United – About $200: Philadelphia / Dallas / Phoenix / Charlotte / St. Louis / Raleigh / Pittsburgh – Cancun / Puerto Vallarta / Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

United has been attacking American / US Airways’ fares to beach destinations in Mexico for late Summer / Fall travel. Now they have dropped the price from earlier today — most pronounce to Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas with $50 or so price drop and $10 to Cancun. These will not last.

We found availability from:

  • Phoenix [PHX]
  • Dallas [DFW]
  • Philadelphia [PHL]
  • Charlotte [CLT]
  • St. Louis [STL]
  • Raleigh [RDU]
  • Pittsburgh [PIT]

Availability to:

  • Cancun [CUN] – $200
  • Puerto Vallarta [PVR] – $213
  • Cabo San Lucas [SJD] – $217
Playa, Cancun, Mexico - Photo: Gabriel Flores Romero via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Playa, Cancun, Mexico – Photo: Gabriel Flores Romero via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample from Philadelphia to Cancun
  • September 5th – 10th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on from late August – December 16th. Availability is limited. Must purchase at least 3 days in advance of departure.
  • Please note that while this fare is valid at time of posting, if this post is more than two days old, the fare is likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: PHL
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua ua /maxconnect 360
    • Destination: CUN
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: ua ua /maxconnect 360
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • (For availability from other cities, replace PHL  with airport code listed above on the Departing from: field)
    • (For availability to other destinations, replace CUN with airport code listed above on the Destination field)
    • (We are only show connections that are less than 6 hours — there are many options with overnight layovers. If you don’t care about overnight layovers, remove /maxconnect 360 from the Advanced Routing Code fields to see all availability)
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay “3-10” (This is just a sample, you can use any 7 day date range like 3-10, 7-14 etc)
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Fare Class:

  • N

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $70


  • PHL – IAH (Houston) – CUN (Cancun)  – IAH – PHL



  • Miles Flown: 4,270 miles or 4.7 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,270 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 350 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you enter “United” on the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section




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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN) – $1USD = 15.54 MXN

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