A good sale for nonstop service to Cancun
The $275 fare is the regular fare which allows for normal size carry-on and personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment.
United also have a $195 fare but that is a Basic Economy fare. United Basic Economy fares do not allow for any advanced seat assignment. Rather, your seat assignment will be randomly assigned during check-in. In addition, normal size carry-on that does not fit under the seat is charge a $35 fee each way + applicable gate check fees (but free if you have an United co-branded credit card or if you have United elite status).
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Playa, Cancun, Mexico – Photo: Gabriel Flores Romero via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)
Sample Travel Date:
September 13th – 17th
This is just ONE SAMPLE travel date, for more availability, please follow the “Fare Availability” and “How to Search for Availability” instructions below
Valid for travel from late August – September. 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:
This is just to search for availability. To buy your tickets, scroll down to “How to Buy” section of this post
Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
Departing from: ORD
Outbound Advanced Routing Code:
Textbox 1: ua
This is instructing ITA to search for the Basic Economy fare. Use those dates on Priceline and you will be presented with the option to upgrade to the regular economy fare.
Return Advanced Routing Code:
Textbox 1: ua
(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)
The ITA search page should be like below when all values are inputted
You cannot buy tickets using ITA. To buy, follow our instructions in the “How to Buy” section below.
Elite Qualifying Dollars:
ORD – CUN (Cancun) – ORD
Miles Flown: 2,894 miles
Elite Qualifying Miles: 2,894 miles
Base Redeemable Miles: 730 miles
How to Buy:
Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.
Select the $195 fare in the search results and you will be presented with the option to upgrade to a regular fare for $80 more (or $275 total roundtrip). The regular fare with advance seat assignment and normal size carry-on included
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Currency: Mexican Peso (MXN). $1USD = 19.86 MXN