Deal Alert: AA and United to Cabo San Lucas from $276
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Following last year’s devastating hurricane, Cabo has dropped a bit in the popularity rankings when it comes to Mexican vacation destinations, but the region is very much back in business, and airlines keep dropping fares in an effort to fill their flights. Via The Flight Deal, this latest sale, available via American Airlines (and US Airways) and United, will get you to the beach from a handful of cities for less than 300 bucks.
The best deal appears to be on American Airlines from Newark (EWR) to Los Cabos International (SJD), at $276 with a short connection in Dallas. You can also fly non-stop from Newark (EWR) to Los Cabos International (SJD) for $296 on select dates in May and June. American also has cheap fares from the West Coast on sale, such as San Francisco (SFO) with a connection in Los Angeles for $278 or a non-stop flight from LAX for $290. You can fly from a handful of other cities, such as Boston (BOS) or Seattle (SEA) for about $380, so be sure to check for flights from a more convenient airport before booking.
Newark (EWR) to Los Cabos (SJD) for $278 on American Airlines (earns 4,780 EQMs):
Newark (EWR) to Los Cabos (SJD) for $296 on United (earns 4,780 EQMs):
San Francisco (SFO) to Los Cabos (SJD) for $278 on American Airlines (earns 2,502 EQMs):
Los Angeles (LAX) to Los Cabos (SJD) for $290 on American Airlines (earns 1,826 EQMs):
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