August 5, 2011
Alaska Airlines Announces ‘Low Fare Fiesta’ Sale on All Mexico Flights
SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched a "Low Fare Fiesta" sale today, featuring ticket prices as low as $92* each way to some of Mexico's most popular vacation destinations. Fares are good for travel from Aug. 22 to Oct. 7, 2011 (except for travel to Guadalajara, Mexico City, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Manzanillo, which is valid for travel between Aug. 29 and Nov. 16, 2011). Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 15 and are available at www.alaskaair.com.
"Mexico is home to some of the world's best beaches and golf resorts," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "We're excited to offer customers low fares to nine sunny Mexico destinations."
One-way fare* City pair $92 Los Angeles and Guadalajara $109 Los Angeles and Mazatlan $119 Los Angeles and Mexico City $119 San Francisco and Los Cabos $139 Los Angeles and Manzanillo
A complete list of fares and days of travel is available at www.alaskaair.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 visit www.alaskaair.com/vacations. Package pricing starts at $307** between Los Angeles and Mazatlan for three nights' hotel accommodations and roundtrip airfare.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together serve 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, 2010 and 2011 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: Travelers are responsible for the following taxes and fees: Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9 (amount depends on itinerary) and Sept. 11 Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement. All taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling roundtrip. A $20 baggage fee will apply for each of the first three checked bags. Additional fees apply to check more than three bags and for overweight or oversized items. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 15 and are valid for travel from Aug. 22 to Oct. 7, 2011 (except for travel to Guadalajara, Mexico City, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo and Manzanillo, which is valid for travel between Aug. 29 and Nov. 16, 2011). Visit www.alaskaair.com for a complete list of fares, schedules, rules and further details.
Federal taxes: Customers will also be responsible for certain federal taxes and fees if Congress votes to reinstate them: U.S. Federal Segment Tax of $3.70 per segment (takeoff and landing) and U.S. International Transportation Tax of $16.30 (takeoff and landing). Until reinstated, Alaska Airlines will continue to pass along the tax savings to its customers.
Additional fees for Mexico travel (all fees are in U.S. dollars): U.S. Immigration User Fee of $7, U.S. Aphis Fee of $5, Mexico International Departure Tax of up to $45, Mexico Tourism Tax of up to $24, and Mexico Transportation Tax of 4 percent of the fare (all three fees fluctuate with dollar-peso exchange rate). Additional U.S. taxes may apply to itineraries involving a U.S. stopover lasting more than 12 hours.
** Additional terms for Vacations offer: Package price shown is per person and is based on double occupancy. Price includes roundtrip airfare and three nights' accommodations at the El Cid Resorts in Mazatlan. These prices do not include the all-inclusive meal plan. Other hotels and lengths of stay are available. All terms and conditions of Alaska Airlines Vacations apply.
SOURCE Alaska Airlines