AC- YVR-MEX $99 OW + Taxes

Old Jan 27, 11, 11:20 pm
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AC- YVR-MEX $99 OW + Taxes

Amazing fare - amazing taxes:

AC550
Vancouver, Vancouver Int'l (YVR)
Terminal M
Los Angeles, Los Angeles Int'l (LAX)
Terminal 2
Tue Feb-08 07:30 10:17
0 19hr57 E90 Tango Plus L

AC5308
Los Angeles, Los Angeles Int'l (LAX)
Terminal 7
Mexico City, Juarez Int'l (MEX)
Terminal 1
Tue Feb-08 23:59 05:27
+1 day 0 319 Tango Plus L

AC5303
Mexico City, Juarez Int'l (MEX)
Terminal 1
Los Angeles, Los Angeles Int'l (LAX)
Terminal B
Thu Feb-10 06:00 08:05
0 10hr03 319 Tango Plus L

AC553
Los Angeles, Los Angeles Int'l (LAX)
Terminal 2
Vancouver, Vancouver Int'l (YVR)
Terminal M
Thu Feb-10 11:15 14:03
0 E90 Tango Plus L


Total charge for 1 adult
Departing Flight (Tango Plus)
98.99
Returning Flight (Tango Plus)
98.99
Options 0.00
Taxes, fees, charges and surcharges 394.84
Grand Total - Canadian dollars $592.82
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Old Jan 27, 11, 11:29 pm
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YYC or YEG - MEX $114 + OW routing through YVR
Need to do something about the fuel surcharges though!

Base fare is slightly higher, but other fees make it cheaper:
Departing Flight (Tango Plus)
114.00
Returning Flight (Tango Plus)
114.00
Options 0.00
Taxes, fees, charges and surcharges 333.28
Grand Total - Canadian dollars $561.28
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Old Jan 27, 11, 11:56 pm
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We've hit the era of Ryan Air / Easy Jet where the fees are much much more than the ticket itself...
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Old Jan 28, 11, 12:17 am
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Is Mexico City safe? Can you get the nonstop on this?
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Old Jan 28, 11, 12:26 am
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Got my hopes up, but then saw the fuel surcharges just kills the deal.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 12:30 am
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Originally Posted by AMRivlin View Post
Is Mexico City safe? Can you get the nonstop on this?
I'm sure you can get into trouble in Mexico City, just like anywhere, but if you follow standard tourist recommendations found in current guidebooks, it's highly unlikely you will have problems. One of my favorite places to visit, anywhere in the world.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 1:23 am
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Originally Posted by WillTravel View Post
I'm sure you can get into trouble in Mexico City, just like anywhere, but if you follow standard tourist recommendations found in current guidebooks, it's highly unlikely you will have problems. One of my favorite places to visit, anywhere in the world.
I just meant with regard to the abductions and drug turf wars.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 5:19 am
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This is no deal unless your heart is set on MEX! Maui can be had for the same or less.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 6:23 am
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Originally Posted by Braindrain View Post
Got my hopes up, but then saw the fuel surcharges just kills the deal.
Hopes of what? My T+ flight yow-yyz return this week was 535$ with a 20% off coupon. I believe 550$ isnt to shaby. Sure the surcharges are crazy but then again they are on the domestic side as well!
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Old Jan 28, 11, 7:27 am
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so funny...... 99 ea, ai $500+...... thats prob the reason why people fly out of the US
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Old Jan 28, 11, 10:44 am
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IMO not very safe to vacation.. my choice is Big Island and Maui for spring break.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 10:50 am
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Originally Posted by AMRivlin View Post
I just meant with regard to the abductions and drug turf wars.
Those things aren't generally happening in Mexico City.

I had a couple GREAT trips to MEX last year thanks to the CM mistake fare (~$260a/i from NYC via PTY in 150% EQM credit class). I suppose I could have gotten in trouble in some of my dining choices, but I did quite well in the end.


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Old Jan 28, 11, 11:38 am
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Originally Posted by killer9012 View Post
Hopes of what? My T+ flight yow-yyz return this week was 535$ with a 20% off coupon. I believe 550$ isnt to shaby. Sure the surcharges are crazy but then again they are on the domestic side as well!
Hopes of MR.

I've paid the same price for YVR-NRT r/t.
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Old Jan 28, 11, 12:52 pm
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If you want to go to YVR-MEX, this routing through LAX is not bad, but US via PHX or UA via SFO or CO via IAH are all fine too, and all are cheaper in total.
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Old Feb 7, 11, 4:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Ancien Maestro View Post
IMO not very safe to vacation.. my choice is Big Island and Maui for spring break.
Each to their own. MEX is perfectly safe in most areas like most cities in Canada and the US. I have never felt unsafe but then I don't stand on the sidewalk with a huge map open either to attract attention.

I took the plunge for my upcoming birthday and booked the $114 YYC-YVR-MEX flights and yes, after a horrendous fuel surcharge and taxes the total was $568.12.

I have noticed that those weasels at AC head office don't assign the hefty fuel surcharge to ZIH, SJD, CUN or PVR...just MEX.

It my SSWU burn coming up.
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