The MEXICO Report and Yucatán Holidays Announce ‘30 Days of Giveaways’ in September 2010 to Celebrate Mexico’s Bicentennial

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“30 Days of Giveaways”
September 1st through September 30, 2010

Celebrate good times (in Cancun), come on! In the month of September, 2010, Mexico will be commemorating an enormous milestone: its Bicentennial – 200 year Anniversary of Independence.

To recognize this special occasion, The MEXICO Report, courtesy of Yucatán Holidays, will be giving away a 5 day/4 night Cancun hotel package every day in the month of September to blog subscribers, at your choice of two incredible hotels in the Cancun area valued at more than $1,200.

(Cancun, Mexico: stunning white-sand beaches, mesmerizing turquoise waters, warm tropical breezes, world-class cuisine, friendly people….and more!)

One EASY step to be eligible:

  1. Subscribe to The MEXICO Report blog (different from being a ‘Facebook group member’) Just go to http://www.themexicoreport.com homepage and on the top right hand side, click ‘Subscribe to Blog’ – just enter your email address, that’s it! Once you subscribe, your email will be entered in the giveaway! If you are already a blog subscriber, you will automatically be entered to win.

If you are on Facebook, please ‘Like’ the Yucatán Holidays Fan Page at (http://www.facebook.com/yucatanholidays) (note: you do not need to be on Facebook to be eligible for the drawing.)

You must be at least 25 years old to claim certificate (due to insurance purposes).

Ocean Spa Hotel - Cancun

If your name is selected, I will personally email you to notify you that you have won.  You may choose a stay at either the Ocean Spa Hotel (beachfront) or the Laguna Suites Golf & Spa (the activation fee for the certificate is $59, plus tax, with option to upgrade to all-inclusive.) You will also have the option to upgrade to the luxurious, eco-friendly and all-inclusive Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, Eco Park and Spa as well.

Laguna Suites Golf & Spa

Every single day in the month of September 2010, The MEXICO Report will draw an email at random from its ‘blog subscription’ database and contact you to claim the certificate.  Winners of the certificates will be posted on The MEXICO Report’s website under the ’30 Day Giveaway’ Page.

Be sure to check in daily to The MEXICO Report to see if you are a winner and to claim your certificate.

About The MEXICO Report:

The MEXICO Report is an online magazine/blog dedicated to positive information, reports and features about Mexico and covers a variety of topics including travel, leisure, entertainment, arts, culture, people, places, community, cuisine, living and more. The MEXICO Report is your source for connecting to the beautiful country of Mexico from anywhere in the world. http://www.themexicoreport.com.

About Yucatán Holidays:

Yucatán Holidays is a Receptive Operator with Destination Management services that is committed to providing inspiring and sustainable travel experiences within the Yucatán peninsula. Through the commitment of its bicultural team of tourism professionals, Yucatán Holidays’ mission is to offer couples, individuals and groups a more engaging, multi-faceted holiday experience in tune with the region’s environment and travelers ever-increasing social, wellness and ecological awareness.
http://www.yucatan-holidays.com


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Frequently asked questions and helpful information about the Cancun Certificate:

How do I claim the certificate?
Winners of the contest will go to www.cancuncards.com and enter the winning code. Reservations can also be made by calling the toll free numbers 1.800.658.3141 from the U.S. or Canada, 0.800.520.0436. In addition, operators are available for Live Chat on at www.cancuncards.com or via email.  Agents are available from Monday to Saturday 8 am to 8 pm, central time.

What does the certificate include?
The certificate is valid for standard room accommodations only, for 2 adults and 2 children ages 12 and under, for 5 days/4 nights in Cancun in either the Ocean Spa Hotel (beachfront) or the Laguna Suites Golf & Spa. You will also have the option to upgrade to the luxurious, eco-friendly and all-inclusive Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, Spa and Nature Park as well upon registering for the certificate. The certificate also includes airport transportation to the hotel.

Does the certificate for the hotel package come with all-inclusive?
The hotel package does not include the all-inclusive, but the availability to request it at 40% off of the regular all-inclusive option rates at the time of certificate redemption.


Does the certificate include any other benefits?
Clients will be entitled to a discount of up to 40% off of the regular all-inclusive option rates and Spa services, discounts on car rental, and much more.

This certificate also includes complimentary transportation from the airport to the hotel, as well as private concierge service and free shuttle service between all 4 of our hotels in the Cancun area.


Do I have to pay anything?
The activation fee for the certificate is $59 plus $110 hotel tax, totaling $169 with option to upgrade to the all-inclusive package when registering for the certificate.


Are there any black out dates?
No.


How far in advance does a client have to make a reservation?
All reservations are subject to availability.  We recommend at least a 45 days advance notice prior to intended travel dates.  No black out dates.


How long do I have to use the certificate?
The certificates are good for 12 months from date of receipt.  The client has 12 months to make the reservation and 18 months to travel.


What happens if the certificate expires?
If the certificate expires, you can call Yucatán Holidays to re-activate, however, an activation fee will apply.


Do I have to attend a presentation of any sort to redeem the certificate?
No. Guests are not obligated at all.  They will be invited to attend to private viewing of the residence and yacht club. In exchange for their time, they will be offered free tours and other goodies.  It they decide not to attend they will never be asked again, and the concierges will be there to help them during their whole stay. Please be confident that our concierges will treat guests with respect and they will give them excellent service.


Is there any pressure to buy anything?
Not at all.

Can I upgrade to an all-inclusive package?
Yes. You will have the option to upgrade your package at either of the hotels or upgrade to the luxurious and eco-friendly Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, Spa and Nature Park when registering for the certificate. They can upgrade upon arrival but the rates are much higher, so we strongly recommend that they upgrade upon reservation.

Will Yucatán Holidays be able to help me arrange transportation to/from the hotel?
The certificate includes complementary ground transportation from the airport to the hotel. The cost for transportation from the hotel back to the airport upon departure is not included, but the concierge will help arrange departure transportation the airport upon request.

Which hotel should I choose?

Ocean Spa Hotel: http://www.oceanhotelcancun.com/
Ocean Spa Hotel is a seafront spa hotel strategically located in the hotel zone of Cancun close to downtown, shopping centers, restaurants, and many tourist attractions. Excellent service and facilities will make your stay a pleasant one.

The 131 standard rooms, as well as the 27 Spa rooms are nicely appointed and provide a
relaxing atmosphere, all with a partial view to the ocean.

Option to chose the All Inclusive Plan  which includes all meals, domestic drinks, taxes and tips, 
International Buffet, Italian Restaurant and Mexican Specialties.

A 4 star hotel with 2 Spa Floors, Healthy Menu, Juice therapy and many other facilities.

Laguna Suites Golf & Spa: http://www.lagunasuites.com.mx/

Nested in a privileged area, in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, inside the magnificent Pok Ta Pok Golf Club, Laguna Suites Golf & Spa shares the beautiful views of the golf course and unparalleled sunsets over Nichupte lagoon.

Upgrade to Hacienda Tres Rios Resort, Spa and Nature Park: http://www.haciendatresrios.com
Located just south of Cancun, Tres Ríos is an exclusive eco-friendly retreat in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Located on 326 pristine acres of jungle, mangrove forest and coastal dunes, Tres Ríos is home to three natural rivers, ten cenotes (freshwater springs) and a sandy white beach. When completed, the Tres Ríos master plan will include five hotels with more than 1,700 suites, full- and part-time residences, a world-class marina and yacht club, an equestrian center, a premium spa, beach club, convention center, an estuary and nature park complete with a visitor center, Mayan cultural center, estuary bird sanctuary and botanical garden. Tres Ríos brings unique activities and Mexican tradition to travelers, sharing honor and warmth with visitors who are welcome as more than guests; they’re family.

More questions? Call the toll free numbers 1.800.658.3141.
Disclaimer: The MEXICO Report claims no responsibility for anything related to this giveaway. By accepting the certificate, you agree to not hold The MEXICO Report responsible for anything related to this promotion.
Susie Albin-Najera
Susie Albin-Najera is the creator and editor of The Mexico Report, an award winning travel blog showcasing news, deals and resources for the modern traveler. Najera is a writer, author, travel blogger, marketing and public relations specialist and producer. Najera serves on the host committee for Maestro Cares, founded by singer Marc Anthony and producer Henry Cardenas; and on the advisory board for Corazon de Vida, providing aid to children in Mexico. She is also the creator of 'The Real Heroes of Mexico' showcasing community heroes in Mexico and producer of Latino Thought Makers. Najera has been recognized by the Mexican Consulate and Mexico Tourism Board for fostering positive relations between countries and her dedication to showcasing Mexico as a premiere destination. She can be reached at info@themexicoreport.com

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