Make Your Own Arrangements - AO Trips
Make Your Own Travel Arrangements
You must choose "Make your own travel arrangements" during registration and prior to 12/29/18.
- After 12/29/2018 and once your travel dates have been assigned, you will not be able to make changes to your transportation choice.
- Auto-Owners Insurance will reimburse you for the actual cost of your flights up to the maximum amount of $850.00 per traveler.
- If you will be using airline reward points/miles or getting to the destination by methods other than purchasing a commercial flight, you will receive a compensation check for $750.00 per traveler.
- Reimbursements will only be made for coach/economy class tickets. We will not reimburse for upgrades or other add-ons, such as inflight Wi-Fi, meals, premium seating, luggage, insurance or other items that are not a part of the base price of the ticket.
- If you are flying on dates other than the group dates or visiting other destinations, we will reimburse for the flight from your home city to the first destination and back home from your final destination. We will not reimburse for flights or other transportation in-between your departure and return dates.
- Reimbursements will be sent to you by Auto-Owners Insurance AFTER you have traveled on the trip.
- In order to receive reimbursement for your flights, you must book your flights and e-mail a detailed flight itinerary and receipt to email@example.com by 1/29/2019. The itinerary and receipt must show the itemized costs for the ticket, any other options or upgrades, and the flight confirmation number.
- Please do not book your flights until you have been assigned to your travel dates.
- If itemized costs are not submitted, we will determine the reimbursement amount based on available coach/economy class tickets for the same itinerary.
- Transfers from/to the airport/hotel will be provided when the following criteria is met:
- You are arriving/departing on designated group arrival/departure days.
- If you are extending your trip before or after the group dates and your arrival or departure date overlaps with those of another group, transfers will be provided within the designated times below.
- You arrive into San Jose del Cabo Airport (SJD) between 10:30 am - 5:00 pm on a group arrival day. You depart from San Jose del Cabo Airport (SJD) between 11:00 am - 2:30 pm on a group departure day.
- Your complete flight itinerary and receipt must be received by 1/29/2019.
- Air allowances will not be reimbursed for cancelled trips.
Please review the Travel Deviations Planning page for a breakdown of costs associated with deviations.
If you do not meet the requirements (see above) to join the group transportation or if you arrive or depart on non-group arrival and departure days, you will be responsible for your own transportation arrangements to and from the airport and hotel. The transfer time from the airport to the Grand Fiesta Americana is approximately 35 minutes depending on traffic.
Maritur Cabo San Lucas offers you a convenient way to book your transportation in a private vehicle with meet/greet service online using their website specifically designed for the Auto-Owners Trips program. Go to maritur.com to book your own private transfers. Costs are per vehicle: Deluxe Suburban (max 5 ppl) $165.00 USD each way; Van (max 10 ppl) $177.00 USD each way; Deluxe SUV (max 4 ppl) $237.00 USD each way, including luggage handling and airport meet and greet service. These costs do not include driver tips. A $2.00 USD tip per person is suggested.
Do not accept a ride from anyone who solicits you in the airport terminal. Transportation arrangements need to be made at the official taxi counter located in the airport terminal near the exit doors.
Taxi Rates from Airport: If you choose to take a taxi to the Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos the approximate costs are: 1 - 4 ppl $100.00 USD each way; 5 - 8 ppl $115.00 USD each way; prices are subject to change. Prices do not include luggage handling or meet and greet service.
If you are departing on another day or outside of the departure window on the group departure day, there are taxis available at the hotel main entrance. We suggest you make your arrangements in advance and confirm the pricing. See estimated rates above.