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South Padre Island is a hot vacation spot. Our wedding is NOT planned during hurricane season, but it is considered high season for tourism. So please keep that in mind when planning your trip.

Airport Information

Valley International Airport - Harlingen (VIA)

3002 Heritage Way Harlingen, TX 78550

Offering visitors of the Rio Grande Valley over 30 daily flight options to and from the Valley International

Airport through Continental Express, Southwest Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines.

Southwest Airlines reservations 1-800-435-9792

Continental Airlines reservations 1-800-525-0280

Sun Country Airlines 1-800-Fly-N-Sun Brownsville

South Padre Island International Airport (BRO)

700 S. Minnesota Ave. Brownsville, TX 78521

With Connections to over 280 cities world wide

Reservations (800) 525-0280

Hotel Accommodations

With so many discount travel website (see links listed below) with deep price breaks, you can most often

find better hotel room rates then we can get for you in the group block.

That being said, we have still secured a group rate at the reception location, the La Copa Inn. It’s very

convenient to head to your hotel room right after the party, after all.

Group Rates apply from Wednesday, June 22 – Saturday, June 25.

Rate: $119.00


Located on the Beach

Free Hot Belgian Waffle Breakfast

Microwaves/Refrigerators in all rooms.

Oceanside Swimming pool and heated whirlpool

Free wireless high-speed internet in entire hotel

All rooms have balconies

Complimentary parking

Call before the cut-off date: May 22, 2011.

(956) 761-6000


                350 Padre Boulevard,

                South Padre Island, TX 78597

Make sure you tell them you’re with Martinez/Sanchez wedding.

Discount Travel Websites

Some of our favorite discount travel sites:




Beach House/Condo Rentals

If you would like to make a vacation out of it, and prefer to rent a condo or a beach house, here is the link to a recommended vendor:


Shuttle Information/Ground Transportation Info

South Padre Shuttle is located at the Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas. 1-877-774-0050,, door-to-door service between the airport and the Island=$20.00 – one-way and $35.00 round trip. For 10 or more guests, $33.00 round trip.  Valley Transit Toll Free: (866) 934-6882 

Go With Jo  (956) 423-1146 or (800) 999-1446 

Rio Gulf Coast Express Shuttle 
Rio Grande Transit (956)428-4613 or 1-800-228-8294 

Taxi Services are available 24-hours-a-day at the airports
A-1 Limousine 956-761-9090 

All Valley Limousine Service, Inc. 956-630-5466 

Hotel Shuttles - Check with your local hotel accommodations for hotel shuttle service. 

South Padre Island Free Public Transportation 
The Wave - 956-761-3245 free shuttle bus on South
Padre Island with daily scheduled stops on the Island and to Port Isabel. 

Fun Island Style Rentals are also available such as bicycle rentals, dune buggies, and electric cars.http://www.southpadreshuttle.com

Rental Car Agencies

Advantage 1-800-777-5500

Avis Rent-A-Car 1-800-831-2847

Budget (800) 460-3399

National Car Rental (800) 227-7368

Dollar Rent-A-Car (800) 800-4000

Enterprise Rent-A-Car (800) Rent-A-Car

Hertz Rent-A-Car (800) 654-3131

Advantage Rent-A-Car (800) 777-5500

Follow this link to download our our “Things to do in SPI”pdf