Make your next international flight a trip to Cozumel.

Beaches abound on this Caribbean island—sun, swim, and surf await you in Cozumel, Mexico.

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Just off Mexico’s southwestern coast, this scenic island is known as a top diving destination, but it's also home to authentic eats, diverse wildlife, and pristine white-sand beaches. Sign up to snorkel amongst the well-developed coral reefs that line the western coast of the island and get up close and personal with the native, diverse marine life. Thriving underwater gardens await eager divers, but submarines can take anyone down for an exploratory peek. If you’d prefer to stay on land, explore the Mayan ruins of San Gervasio, the largest Mayan ruins site on the island. Women once (and still) would pilgrimage to this holy site to pray to Ixchel, the goddess of fertility.

Visiting the island in February? Get ready for Cozumel Carnival. Established in the mid-1800s, Cozumel Carnival is one of the oldest, most culturally important carnival celebrations in all of Mexico. And no matter what time of year you visit, all of Mexico is at your fingertips. If you manage to run out of things to explore on the island (highly unlikely), you can hop a quick ferry to the mainland and take a daytrip to Playa del Carmen at San Miguel on the other side of the Cozumel Channel. Where else can you take a vacation from your vacation?

Cozumel is calling. Answer by booking a flight with Southwest. Southwest Airlines® flies to Cozumel International Airport, making your dreams of an international vacation closer than you thought. And when you book with Southwest, you can book with confidence, knowing that the process will be straightforward from flight selection to checkout. Of course, having a memorable international trip is about more than finding a great deal on a flight. Learn more about the Southwest Experience and book your next flight to Cozumel International Airport.

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Use our Low Fare Calendar to find the cheapest flights to Cozumel available inside your international travel window.

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Things to do in Cozumel
Can’t-miss beaches
  • Playa Chen Rio
  • Playa Corona
  • Playa Uvas Sur
Outdoor adventures
  • Punta Sur Eco Beach Park
  • Chankanaab Beach Adventure Park
  • Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park
Enriching outings
  • Explore Mayan ruins
  • Snorkel among the coral reef
  • Swim with the dolphins

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Why fly Southwest

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Bags fly free1

Your bags fly free, because no golf bag3 or swimsuit should be left behind. So pack up without paying up with our two free checked bags.

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No change fees2

Think your vacation plans may change? Don’t sweat it. We don’t charge you fees to change your mind2.

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Gate to gate WiFi4

Surf the Web before you surf the waves with gate-to-gate WiFi on your flight. Bring your device, and the Internet will make time fly by on our flights to tropical destinations.

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Fly in comfort

Southwest seats give you up to a 31-inch pitch, 17-inch width, and 2-inch recline, which all adds up to a more comfortable flight on our 737-700 aircraft.

100% free entertainment.

Boredom doesn’t fly with us. So on your flight, watch a movie4 for free. Just one way we make getting to your tropical destination as nice as being there. Well...almost.

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Your trip comes with low fares and no hidden fees thanks to Transfarency®.

Southwest is bringing our low fares and no hidden fees with us. We want to make your trip special, so we’re taking everything you love about Southwest and bringing it all to your favorite destinations. Get everything Transfarency has to offer on your next trip, only with Southwest.

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Join Rapid Rewards, our award-winning frequent flyer program.

Southwest Rapid Rewards® lets you use your points on any flight, any day, any time, which means you can turn your points into a reward flight. Sign up and see why we’ve been named the best rewards program four years in a row5. Points that actually reward you with getaways, that’s Southwest Rapid Rewards.

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100% reward availability6.

You can use your points to book any seat, on any flight, no exceptions. Any day, any time, any flight, your points are ready to take you to paradise.

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No blackout dates.

If there’s a seat available on a Southwest flight, you can use your points. It’s that easy. So no matter when you want to get away, you can use your points to get you there. As long as we have a spot available on a flight, you can book it with your Southwest Rapid Rewards® points.

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Your points don’t expire.

No matter when you earn them, they’ll be there for you to redeem on your flight to our tropical destinations or anywhere else you want to go.

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Rapid Rewards. Rapid redemption.

You can earn points on flights and on everyday purchases with our partners, which makes getting to our tropical destinations easy. And our reward flights are based on our low fares, so the lower the fare, the fewer points you have to use. It’s almost like we want you to have the vacation of a lifetime.

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Earn 40,000 points

to find your place in the sun.

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International travel tips

If you’re new around here, we’re so happy to have you. Flying with us is easy and fun—this guide is your one-stop shop for doing things the Southwest way.

We’ll be waiting to welcome you with free snacks and countless smiles, so we want to get you onboard as quickly and smoothly as possible!

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Our tropical destinations have country-specific travel policies and restrictions unique to the destination. Here's a list of documentation required to check out before booking and traveling.

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The check-in process is a little bit different for international travel. Learn more here.

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival. If you’d like to breeze through security a little easier, you may be interested in Global Entry. You can apply here.

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Save time at U.S. Customs and Passport control checkpoints when you download the Mobile Passport app by Airside Mobile (available in select cities).

1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.
2Fare difference may apply.
3A golf bag can be substituted for one checked bag.
4Download the Southwest app to view movies and on-demand content. Inflight messaging only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp. Apps must be downloaded before the flight. Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change. May not be available for the full duration of flight. Prohibits access to high-bandwidth applications and websites, including Netflix, HBO GO® and VoIP, along with certain obscene/offensive content.
52016 – 2019 Freddie Awards.
6As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 16, 2019, and Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Surveys 2010 – 2019, at IdeaWorksCompany.com.