Top 3 Airlines To Book A Holiday To Mexico

British Airways (

British Airways currently offers return flights to Mexico from £680pp and flies to the main tourist airports, as well as offering a connection booking service online with its oneworld partners for internal flights in Mexico, the US and beyond in case you want to make a stopover.

Remember that different airlines will have different luggage restrictions and terms and connections, so check these carefully before booking your connections.

The British Airways list of airports in Mexico is:

  • Mexico City (MEX)
  • Cancun, Cancun International (CUN)
  • Acapulco (ACA)
  • Aguascalientes (AGU)
  • Chihuahua (CUU)
  • Cozumel (CZM)
  • Cuidad Del Carmen (CME)
  • Guadalajara (GDL)
  • Leon/Guanajuato (BJX)
  • Merida (MID)
  • Monterrey (MTY)
  • Morelia (MLM)
  • Puerto Vallarta (PVR)
  • San JoseDel Cabo (SJD)
  • San Luis Potosi (SLP)
  • Torreon (TRC)
  • Veracruz (VER)
  • Villahermosa (VSA)

Airports in New Mexico in the USA are:

  • Albuquerque, Albuquerque International (NM) (ABQ)
  • Roswell, Roswell International (NM) (ROW)
  • Santa Fe (NM) (SAF)

British Airways allows you to search for destination airports, as well as flights according to cost and distance (eg longhaul). If you are on a budget you can use BA’s Low Price finder to find the cheapest fares on over 600 destinations including Mexico. You can also compare the cost of BA schedule flights with budget airlines such as easyJet

Monarch (

Monarch flies to Cancun in Mexico which serves the main tourist areas of:

  • Cancun
  • Maya Riviera
  • Playa del Carmen
  • Playacar
  • Puerto Mirelos
  • Tulum.

The best way of checking whether you can fly from a regional airport to your destination with Monarch is by using Monarch’s online flight map (

Monarch also offers a range of three Airpacks which you purchase to upgrade your flight to Mexico – whether it be more legroom or additional luggage allowance you need.


Thomson charter flights from the UK fly in to Cancun in Mexico and depart from London Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester.

The Thomson online flight map to the Americas will give you more details of where Thomson flies and the Mexico flight map is available at

Cancun airport serves the tourist resorts of:

  • Cancun
  • Maya Riviera
  • Playa del Carmen
  • Playacar
  • Puerto Mirelos
  • Tulum.

Thomson is introducing more spacious and updated Dreamliner aircraft to its fleet, and Caribbean flights and routes to Mexico are some of the first to benefit in 2013.

Sickness in Mexico is popular and many holidaymakers are returning with food poisoning each year.

Peter Anderson – I love to blog about holidays and travelling Google+

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