[FARE GONE] American – $198: Newark / Washington D.C. / San Francisco / Denver / Cleveland – Cancun, Mexico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

American is attacking United’s fares to Cancun again with availability for Winter travel!

We found availability from:

  • Washington D.C. [WAS]
  • San Francisco [SFO]
  • Newark [EWR]
  • Denver [DEN]
  • Cleveland [CLE]

Update 9/1/2015 @ 12:50PM Eastern – price drop! From $240 -> $198. Usually when you have multiple price drops (it was $260ish yesterday, $240 this morning and now $198), it means the fare will be gone soon.

Update 9/1/2015 @ 5:45PM Eastern – fare gone

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 Newark
  • October 31st – November 5th

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel on until June, 2016. 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: EWR
      • For availability from other cities, replace EWR with airport code listed above
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /maxconnect 360
      • There is more availability with overnight connections – we are instructing ITA to search for availability with connections of less than 6 hours. If you don’t mind the overnight layover, remove the /maxconnect 360
    • Destination: CUN
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: aa+ /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:

  • O


  • EWR – DFW (Dallas) – CUN (Cancun) – DFW – EWR



  • Miles Flown: 4,800 miles or 4.1 cents per mile

  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 4,800 miles
  • Base Redeemable Miles: 4,800 miles

How to Book:

  • Support us by using our Orbitz link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” and select American.
    • Orbitz might price it higher initially – but if you click through, it should replicate the ITA price.
    • If that also does not price, select “Multi-City” and enter each segment along with the dates for those segments individually.



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Background Information:

  • Visa: US Citizens – not required. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database
  • Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN) – $1USD = 16.89 MXN

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