United – $270: Atlanta / Detroit / Minneapolis / Salt Lake City – Cancun, Mexico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

A good fare to Cancun. This fare doesn’t meet our 6 CPM criteria but this is a good fare with Winter availability to get out of the cold weather.

Available from:

  • Atlanta [ATL]
  • Detroit [DTW]
  • Minneapolis [MSP]
  • Salt Lake City [SLC]

Please note that Mexico has active cases of the Zika virus. If you are planning to go, please read about the situation at the Center for Disease Control.

Cancun, Mexico - Photo: dronepicr via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Cancun, Mexico – Photo: dronepicr via Flickr, used under Creative Commons License (By 2.0)

Sample Travel Date:

  • Sample via Detroit
  • November 15th – 23rd

Fare Availability:

  • Valid for travel from early-October, 2016 – late-May, 2017. Must purchase at least 7 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 most likely gone.

How to Search for Availability:

  • Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and use the following search criteria:
    • Departing from: DTW
      • For travel from other depature cities, enter the corresponding airport code list above into the departure field
    • Outbound Advanced Routing Code: ua+ / -overnight
    • Destination: CUN
    • Return Advanced Routing Code: ua+ / -overnight
    • Click on Advanced Routing Codes link to enable advanced routing code input
    • Select “See calendar of lowest fares”
    • Length of stay: “2-9″. The maximum search range is 7 days, so enter ranges like so: 0-7, 5-12, 7-14, etc.

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

Fare Class:

  • L

Elite Qualifying Dollars:

  • $164.00

Sample Routing:

  • DTW – ORD (Chicago) – CUN (Cancun) – IAH (Houston) – DTW

Sample Mileage:

  • Miles Flown: 3,566 miles
  • Elite Qualifying Miles: 3,566 miles
  • Redeemable Miles: 820 miles

How to Buy:

  • Support us by using our Priceline link to book with dates found on ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search.  Make sure you enter “United Airlines” in the Airline textbox in the Advanced Flight Options section.



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