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Deal alert: Fly business class to Mexico for as low as $519 round trip

July 04, 2022
4 min read
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Mexico is always an appealing vacation, especially when you can travel in style.

Right now you can book business-class seats to cities like Mexico City, San Jose del Cabo and Heroica Veracruz at a significant discount.

This new deal includes round-trip fares from departure cities like Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Orlando from the low $500s. That's a stellar price for business travel to Mexico.

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The best availability we found was through Aeromexico, Mexico's flagship airline and a SkyTeam alliance member. Unlike most of the deals we tend to feature, you don't have to worry about paying extra for bags with these business-class tickets.

The sale features itineraries for travel taking place between August and November of this year.

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Thanks to Scott’s Cheap Flights for first alerting us to this deal. Its Premium membership is available for $49 per year, while the Elite tier option is available for $199 per year.

The latter offers access to deals on premium economy, business- and first-class tickets. As always, try to be as flexible with your travel plans as possible, as it'll typically help you find better prices.

Deal basics

Airlines: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, Delta, United.
Routes: Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Orlando and more to Mexico City, San Jose del Cabo, Veracruz.
How to book: Search Google Flights and book directly through the airline.
Travel dates: From August through November 2022.

San José Del Cabo, Mexico. (Photo by Juan Carlos Castro/EyeEm/Getty Images)

Sample flights

We found some great prices in this sale for flights out of Los Angeles. Aeromexico has a fantastic price on a business-class ticket from LAX to Veracruz (VER) in October for only $529 round trip.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)

This same route on Aeromexico is under $600 for round-trip travel in September, too.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)

You can also fly from LAX to San Jose del Cabo (SJD) in late August for only $620 round trip on Alaska Air.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)

There are some nice fares out of Florida in this deal, too. For example, fly from Orlando (MCO) on Aeromexico to Veracruz for an end-of-summer getaway in August for only $581 round trip.

We found the same price was available for this route in October, as well.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)
(Screenshot from Google Flights)

We found lots of availability for discounted business class seats from Dallas (DFW) to Mexico City (MEX). Fly Aeromexico on various dates in August and September for only $519 nonstop.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)

We'll end with a nice discount flight from the Midwest. United has fares from Chicago (ORD) to Mexico City in the fall for under $700 round trip. This itinerary also comes with a nonstop departure flight.

(Screenshot from Google Flights)

Maximize your purchase

Pay with: The Platinum Card® from American Express for 5 points per dollar on airfare booked directly with the airline or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 on these purchases per calendar year), the Citi Prestige® Card for 5 points per dollar on airfare, the Citi Premier® Card or Chase Sapphire Reserve for 3 points per dollar on air travel, the American Express® Gold Card for 3 points per dollar on airfare when booked directly with the airline or through Amex Travel, or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card for 2 points per dollar on travel.

The information for the Citi Prestige Card has been collected independently by The Points Guy. The card details on this page have not been reviewed or provided by the card issuer.

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  • For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
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TPG Editor‘s Rating
Card Rating is based on the opinion of TPG‘s editors and is not influenced by the card issuer.
4 / 5
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3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
3XEarn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
1XEarn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Intro Offer
    For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening

    Earn 80,000 ThankYou® points
    60,000 points
  • Annual Fee

    $95
  • Recommended Credit
    Credit ranges are a variation of FICO© Score 8, one of many types of credit scores lenders may use when considering your credit card application.

    670-850
    Excellent, Good

Why We Chose It

The Citi Premier’s 3 points per dollar spent across a wide range of popular categories is one of the more lucrative offerings in the world of points and miles. The Citi Premier comes with a $95 annual fee and is currently offering a solid sign up bonus of 80,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases within the first three months. It also has some valuable transfer partners to make the most of your rewards. Add in access to Citi Entertainment plus a $100 hotel credit for any single-stay hotel booking that exceeds $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through the Citi travel website, there are few reasons why the Citi Premier should not be in every traveler’s wallet.

Pros

  • Earns 3x points on restaurants, supermarkets, gas stations, air travel and hotels.
  • $100 annual hotel savings benefit (on single hotel stay bookings of $500 or more, excluding taxes and fees, booked through thankyou.com)
  • Points transfer to 16 airline programs, from JetBlue to Virgin Atlantic.
  • World Elite Mastercard benefits, extended warranty, damage and theft protection.

Cons

  • $95 annual fee
  • Lacks travel protections that other travel rewards cards come with
  • For a limited time, earn 80,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Restaurants and Supermarkets
  • Earn 3 Points per $1 spent at Gas Stations, Air Travel and Hotels
  • Earn 1 Point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • Annual Hotel Savings Benefit
  • 80,000 Points are redeemable for $800 in gift cards when redeemed at thankyou.com
  • No expiration and no limit to the amount of points you can earn with this card
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on purchases