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I have been monitoring Kayak like a hawk and watching the price of airfare go down. When is the best time to purchase the plane tickets to Mexico? We have to buy a total of 10 airplane tickets (which includes FI, our daughter and myself) for the rest of our families. I know price will vary because not everyone is staying the same amount of time like we are. 

 

Our wedding is in April and I'm afraid if I wait too long, the prices will skyrocket because it's around that spring break time. What did you past/current brides do?

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I am getting married in Cancun in June. I have been watching prices since June of last year. We are flying out if Palm Springs, CA. When I started watching the prices were around $750. They dropped to $520 around Christmas. They are now back up to $720 and guess who didn't by their tickets for a family of 5.... I could cry. I am hoping they will go down again. With that being said, I would say buy now if they are a great price for you

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Oh my goodness - don't you have a travel agent helping you out? Get in touch with Wright Travel from this site. I'm sure they'll be able to help you out with information.

 

http://www.wrighttravelagency.com/go/plan-your-destination-wedding?keyword=BDWTB

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Oh my goodness - don't you have a travel agent helping you out? Get in touch with Wright Travel from this site. I'm sure they'll be able to help you out with information.

 

http://www.wrighttravelagency.com/go/plan-your-destination-wedding?keyword=BDWTB

 

We are working with a travel agent right now but this is what she suggested was doing the Kayak alert. I contacted United Airlines about doing a group rate but they said we could lose the group discount rate because not everyone is flying back at the same time.

I am getting married in Cancun in June. I have been watching prices since June of last year. We are flying out if Palm Springs, CA. When I started watching the prices were around $750. They dropped to $520 around Christmas. They are now back up to $720 and guess who didn't by their tickets for a family of 5.... I could cry. I am hoping they will go down again. With that being said, I would say buy now if they are a great price for you

 

In the fall, prices (round trip) was about $800+ and now it has dropped down to $434 per person. I just want to drop it a little more. LOL. They actually have this deal with Viva AeroBus where flights is $168 per person but they only fly out on certain days. 

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I have been monitoring Kayak like a hawk and watching the price of airfare go down. When is the best time to purchase the plane tickets to Mexico? We have to buy a total of 10 airplane tickets (which includes FI, our daughter and myself) for the rest of our families. I know price will vary because not everyone is staying the same amount of time like we are. 

 

Our wedding is in April and I'm afraid if I wait too long, the prices will skyrocket because it's around that spring break time. What did you past/current brides do?

 

Purchasing well in advance is a good idea to find the best prices. Based on our guests purchases, purchasing tickets closer to the date will be more expensive. We purchased our tickets 9 months ago in May for $400 from Phoenix to Cancun. Some of our guests that are also flying from Phoenix purchased theirs between $450-$550 during the summer. In comparison, a cousin who confirmed going in December bought hers around $700.

 

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Purchasing well in advance is a good idea to find the best prices. Based on our guests purchases, purchasing tickets closer to the date will be more expensive. We purchased our tickets 9 months ago in May for $400 from Phoenix to Cancun. Some of our guests that are also flying from Phoenix purchased theirs between $450-$550 during the summer. In comparison, a cousin who confirmed going in December bought hers around $700.

Bummer. We started planning our DW in September so we weren't able to purchase tickets then. I think we are going to purchase the tickets next week and hopefully it will go down just a little bit. We have a CC that will let us redeem our rewards for airfare miles.

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My sister got married in Mexico in July. Tickets were cheapest about 4 months out and, of course, I dragged my feet waiting for a sale and prices only went up instead of down! I bit the bullet about 2 months out and paid about $125 more!

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I always say if you say and/or think it's a good price, it is so purchase it :)

 

I found a rock bottom deal for our honeymoon in Vegas and ya, I waited and lost it :) lesson learned.

 

 

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