Deals & Discounts

A sampling of the latest bargains

By: Lisa Jennings

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean the deals and discounts for travel to Mexico are gone. Alaska Airlines Vacations is offering a number of promo-tions in partnership with resorts in several destinations.

In Cabo San Lucas, the Villa del Palmar is offering one night free with the booking of four nights between Jan. 3 and Feb. 3. The beachfront resort, about 20 minutes walking distance from downtown, has 458 suites jun-ior, one-, two- and three-bedroom with kitchens and kitchenettes and private balconies.

Guests must check out on or before Feb. 4.

Along the Pacific Coast, the Las Brisas Ixtapa on Playa Vista Hermosa, just below jungle-covered hills, is also offering a fourth night free from Jan. 5 through April 30. In addition, guests will receive a $50 bever-age credit per room per stay. And for those who stay seven nights, the beverage credit is $100. There is a one-free-night maximum and guests must check out on or before May 1.

A similar promotion is avail-able at the 233-room Las Hadas resort in Manzanillo. Guests will receive a fourth night free from Jan. 5 through April 30, along with the $50 beverage credit ($100 for seven nights). Check out on or before May 1.

A fourth-night-free deal is also available at Club Maeva All Inclu-sive Resort in Manzanillo on Santiago Bay. Valid Jan. 4 through Jan. 31 with a maximum of one night free. Guests must check out on or before Feb. 1.

At the Mediterranean-style Marina El Cid in Mazatlan, one of four El Cid hotels in the area, it’s the third night free or book seven nights and get two nights free. The offer is valid from Jan. 4 through Feb. 5 with a maximum of two free nights. Guests must check out on or before Feb. 6.

And the Royal Solaris in Cabo, which offers a spectacular view of the Los Arcos rock forma-tion, is offering a $27-off discount per night from Jan. 1 through Jan. 31. Kids ages 12 and under stay free, and the price includes 18 holes of golf per person per room night.

Mileage plan members can also earn double miles on Alaska Airlines, Horizon, American Air-lines and American Eagle from Jan. 3 through March 15 for all destinations, including Mexico.