The MEXICO Report
By Susie Albin-Najera
Fares Starting at $119 available for travel through April
SEATTLE, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced a winter fare sale with hot fares starting as low as $119 to nine Mexico destinations. Fares are good for travel from Jan. 10 through April 7, 2011. Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 18, 2011 and are available for purchase starting today at www.alaskaair.com and www.horizonair.com.
“There’s never been a better time to get away to Mexico with these low fares to your choice of nine great destinations,” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing. “Chose from the classic beach resorts of Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit, Los Cabos, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Manzanillo, to the quieter Baja villages of La Paz and Loreto, to the colonial cities of Guadalajara and Mexico City.”
|Sample one-way fares:|
|$119* between Los Angeles and La Paz and Loreto|
|$129* between San Jose, Calif. and Guadalajara and Los Cabos|
|$139* between San Diego and Los Cabos|
|$159* between Seattle and Portland, Ore. and La Paz and Loreto|
|$189* between Spokane, Wash. and Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit|
|$329* between Anchorage, Alaska and Los Cabos|
Not all flights operate every day. A complete list of fares and days of travel is available at www.alaskaair.com, www.horizonair.com or by calling 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228).
Alaska Airlines Vacations also offers complete vacation packages to seven beach resort destinations in Mexico, with airfare and hotel included. Transfers and additional tour options can be purchased as well. Call Alaska Airlines Vacations at 1-800-468-2248, or online at alaskaair.com/vacations.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve more than 90 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers” in the J.D. Power and Associates 2008, 2009 and 2010 North America Airline Satisfaction Studies (SM). For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.
*General terms and conditions: Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines or Horizon Air airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Travelers are responsible for the following taxes and fees, as applicable: Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary), Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per segment (takeoff and landing), September 11Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement. Additional fees for Mexico travel: U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, U.S. Aphis Fee of $5, U.S. International Transportation Tax of $16.30, Mexico International Departure Tax of up to $40 (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate), Mexico Tourism Tax of up to $24 (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate) and Mexico Transportation Tax of 4 percent of the fare (fluctuates with dollar-peso exchange rate). Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours. All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling roundtrip. Tickets are nonrefundable. A $20 baggage fee will apply for each of the first three bags. Other restrictions, such as fare rules, blackout dates, change fees, and advance purchase requirements may apply. See www.alaskaair.com or www.horizonair.com or call Alaska Airlines’ reservations at 1-800-252-7522 or Horizon Air at 1-800-547-9308 for more information.
SOURCE Alaska Airlines