United – $276: United States – Cancun, Mexico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

United is putting a lot of cities on sale to Cancun. Here’s what we found:

The Flight Deal Coverage Cities:

  • Boston [BOS]
  • New York [LGA]
  • Newark [EWR]
  • Philadelphia [PHL]
  • Baltimore [BWI]
  • San Jose [SJC]
  • Portland [PDX]
  • Santa Ana [SNA]
  • Phoenix [PHX]
  • Dallas [DFW]

We did not find any availability from Seattle, Chicago or Miami

Fare Deal Alert Cities:

  • San Diego [SAN]
  • Las Vegas [LAS]
  • Orlando [MCO]
  • Charlotte [CLT]
  • Kansas City [MCI]

We did not find any availability from Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, Denver and Houston

Non-coverage cities:

  • Sacramento [SMF]
  • Pittsburgh [PIT]
  • Indianapolis [IND]
  • Nashville [BNA]

Based on these quick checks, we believe this is available from a lot of cities with the exception of United and Delta hubs. So if we didn’t list yours, might be worth a quick check to see if anything is available.

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 Boston
  • October 2nd – 6th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel until November 30th. 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: BOS
      • For other departure cities, replace BOS on the Departing from: field with airport code listed above
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /maxconnect 360
      • There is more availability with overnight connections – we are only showing itineraries with connections of less than 6 hours. If you don’t mind the overnight, drop the /maxconnect 360 from the routing code
    • Destination: CUN
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ /maxconnect 360
    • (Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input)
    • 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)
  • Beginner’s Guide on How to Use Matrix by ITA Software
  • How to Read Airfare Rules and Use It to Your Advantage

You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Book” section below.

Fare Class:

  • G

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $147


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



  • Miles Flown: 4,812 miles or 5.7 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,812 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 735 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book. 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 = 16.19 MXN

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1 Comment

  • Nik 8 years ago Reply

    looks like AA has pricematched out of United hubs…

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