VIP Club Newsflash December 2021

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This VIP Club Newsflash is being sponsored by BAHIA DE LA LUNA OAXACAN SEASIDE RESORT 

958 589 5020

Hotel Bahía de la Luna, San Miguel owned and operated, has twelve small picturesque cabanas in an intimate paradise, on a virgin beach. Perfecto for couples, families or for yourself.
There is a place on the Oaxacan coast, where the Pacific carves the sand drawing a moon, where the waves sound like a beating heart, where you can dive into the gentle ocean, stroll the jungle paths, gaze into the starlit sky and find peace of mind, body and soul: Hotel Bahía de la Luna is the place.
Many sanmiguelenses have enjoyed this fabulous rustic, tucked-away, beach-side resort with gourmet dining. VIP Club members are given consideration.

(Any business or individual can sponsor a VIP Club Newsflash – read intently by over 2000 local subscribers, 2000 pesos.)


Your Club all-of-a-sudden has a slew of pertinent information to share! So it might be best to spoon feed the membership for the time being. This flash will be the first of three VIP newsflashes that will be sent out in succession over the next three weeks.

Each forthcoming flash will be chock with information! Please make sure to open them as we enter the new year 2022!

We want to first address some VIP Club issues. Every member joining or rejoining receives a VIP Club Welcome email Your Club points out the few rules. One of our participating establishments has gotten a fed up with wisenheimers grumbling about not getting the discount when paying for entertainment cover charges.  For 21 years entertainment cover charges have never been part of the discount. Stop it!

Many members are not aware of the over 100 local businesses that also offer strong discounts. “What else ya got?” is a section we will add on to flashes, some participating businesses widely known, others not often on the radar.

Your Club wishes all a very Merry Christmas and Season’s Greetings. Let’s get rockin’!

Expiration dates on members’ cards? Just turn your VIP Club Card over and look at the bottom rear.

Das right, Boss, The Spanish word, Caducidad means “expires.”

In our last flash, Your Club offered a handsome Madam Loo Chinese Astrology poster if any member could guess how many email flashes would be opened by subscribers in the first  24-hours. All flashes from our Mailchimp platform go out at 5:00 a.m. As a clue we send out 2000 and between 700 and 1000 are usually opened in that time frame.

Member, Kate Frank Cohen, came the closest with her guess of 985, with 964 opened in the first 24-hours. She won a Madam Loo poster (22″ X 29.5″) featuring her Chinese Astrology sign, The Rooster. Thanks to all who participated.

Let’s do it again! Win a poster related to your sign! Send in your guess to, by midnight December 20th. Madam Loo’s Chinese Astrology posters make for great gifts and sell for $800 pesos.

Your VIP Club welcomes SAN CHILAQUIL RESTAURANT, Hacienda al Molino #29, Fracc. Brisis, or just behind Cruz Roja 415-121-7805, Wednesday through Monday, serving breakfast and lunch ’til 5:00 pm. Alejandra is your host.

San Chilaquil is quickly being renowned for their Oaxacan style chilaquilas and their tasty Sunday Jazz brunch, Noon – 2:00 pm. 10% off.

Your VIP Club welcomes GIRASOL, Zacateros #4, 415-152-2734, open daily.

Girasol, a bellwether establishment, has earned a respected  35-year reputation in San Miguel. Girasol was located on San Francisco but during the pandemic it moved to Zacateros. Girasol manufactures much of the prodcut and specializes in clothing made for full-figured gals. They also carry men’s clothing.

the long time manager, is eager to reconnect with her old friends & customers. VIP Club members may take 10% off marked goods with min. of 500 peso purchase.

Your Club welcomes AUREA Mexican Concept Boutique, Relox #23, 442-669-1470 or 442-516-2763. Open Noon – 8:00 pm. Closed Tuesdays.

The unique jewel of a shop, very hip, in centro, specializes in Mexican design, art, jewelry, shoes, clothes, furniture and more carrying many one of a kind and conversation pieces that make for great gifts.

Rita & Rodrigo 
are your hosts. VIP Club Cardholders may take 10% off their purchases with a min. of 500 pesos in purchases.

What else ya got?
Do know of the array of quality shops offering members discounts like: Sofia’s Collection on Correo & Acuna, CG Leathers, on Zacateros, Azure & Tutto Blanco Bazaar, both in Colonial Plaza, Camino Silvestre, Black & White, Crystal Victoria Design, Fina Catrina, La Carreta Rustica, Laika Boutique, Opticare, Sindashi, Talula de La Lune, Yam Design and too many more to list. All can be seen on the Club’s “Other Discounts” page

Your Club senses many of these local shopkeepers don’t see enough cardholders. Please consider them when shopping. We’ll try to do better pointing them out! Promise!

LA VECTORIANA Cake makers extraordinary have a number of holiday special holiday cakes. Whatsapp Jackie at 415-168-8429.

VIP Club members get 10% off and free delivery

Also, our Jaqui of La Vectoria has something for Fido! Enabling Your Club to welcome CANICAT, doggie treats

Baked healthy and delicious DOG TREATS.
VIP Cardholders get 10% OFF and free delivery with a minimum purchase of 4 bags 
Contact CaniCat directly at WHATSAPP 415.168.84.29 or buy them through 
None-Spanish speaking customers should call direct to Jaqui at 415.168.84.29 for the best service and free delivery when purchasing at least 4 bags, and for the VIP Club 10% OFF
Regular price $120 pesos, before the VIP Club discount.
Premios de Res: Beef, Tomato and Pea
Bag with 120grs
Premios de Pollo: Chicken, Spinach and Carrot
Bag with 120grs
Premios de Salmón: Salmon and Green Bean
Bag with 120grs


From Macdonald Services

From PIZZAGUY, Salida de Celaya, 71A, a VIP Club participating restaurant is doing good for the community. Our Ana and Joey have a message for all below:

“Give a gift this year and with Anna and Joe’s support, Midday Rotary will help bring safe water to those who need it the most. For every three-hundred-peso gift certificate you purchase, PIZZAGUY will donate 50 pesos to the Midday Rotary Club’s Water Projects on your behalf. Your gift certificate will let the recipient know that, in addition to gifting the best pizza in town, you have also donated to bring clean water on their behalf. If you want to contribute more to address the water crisis we are facing, just let us know. Great food while helping local women solve their water crisis: that’s what we call a Double Whammy Christmas! Felices Fiestas from Joe and Ana at PIZZAGUY.“

Your Club received the below message from our Kathy Snodgrass.

“Face-to-face bridge is alive and well in San Miguel at The Bridge Studio with ACBL-sanctioned games at the Hotel La Arcada on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons at 1:15 pm.  Players must show proof of full vaccination and wear a mask.  For more information about directions,  finding a partner, and much more, please go to the website,

Bordello Bridge, a more relaxed but still ACBL-sanctioned game, happens every Friday at 10:30 at the Casa de la Noche hotel on Órganos.

Here are the official VIP Club rates arranged with BajioGo.

VIP Club members pay $23 US cash to-or-from Leon or Queretaro for shared, door-to-door service for them and their party. BajioGo’s standard price is $30 USD each person. One added caveat including those cashing in coupons is directed at passengers as far out as Los Frailes and beyond, or those desiring being picked up beyond the municipal buildings glorietta on Ruta de Queretaro and those to be picked up or delivered beyond Candelaria, will be charged a $5 USD. or 100 peso surcharge.

Private service can be had in 9-passenger vans, and the cardholder and their party pay $89 USD, cash, rather than the standard $100 for them and their party of 1 – 9 passengers, with all going to the same address. Terms must be discussed when making reservations.

“Private service” to-or-from Mexico City is $250 USD. VIP cardholders pay $230, cash, same as the terms above.

*****VIP Club Cardholders with a minimum of two people, for them and their entire party pay just $65 USD. when regular price is $150 each for door-to-door service to-or-from Mexico City’s airport!*****

Members receive 10% discount on all other BajioGo services, (tours, transfers shared or private, events, workshops, car rental, vacation packages, etc. The discount can be attributed to incoming or outgoing family, friends and associates. (There is a ten dollar ferrying service charge, each way, if the car renter wants to be picked up by the rental or rental return. Cars must also be gassed up)

(When making reservations on phone or e-mail: CARD # and Expiration dates are ESSENTIAL)

All in-coming passengers using BajioGo coming to SMA from Mexico City, Leon & Queretaro will receive a complimentary “Welcome Coupon Book” enabling them to get over 1000 pesos of complimentary free drinks, with no purchase necessary at some of San Miguel’s finest eating establishments. Tell one; tell all, when coming to San Miguel, book with Bajiogo!


Your Club would like to focus on how our members and their guests might pamper themselves or perhaps gussie up for the holidays by attending our array of spas and beauty studios that provide VIP Club discounts..

Esencia Yoga-Spa-Retreat Potrero13, Col San Antonio,  415 152 5421.

PAPATAZAO, Recreo #86,  415-154-9463 noted for facials and more.

SPA ROJO, Umaran 23, 
415-121-7524, locals will tell you the best place to go for lotions and skin care products along with their spa.

Brow Shaping, micro-blading, Botox etc. performed by Doctor Reyes. Whats up 415-178-3441

 Salida de Celaya 10B, 415-185-8820, sugaring and more.

Your Club’s Health and Beauty page includes various services available also at: Dos Casas Spa, Fabiene Yoga, Spa Laja (Casa Sierra Nevada Hotel), Moonrise Health, Passion, Marek Hair Salon, The Nail Lounge and Sofia’s Make-up & Skin Care. See Your Club’s entire iine up and services provided by the above at

Christmas menus for now

Your Club will post New Year’s Eve goings on in our next flash right after Christmas Day.








EL BUEN CAFE, San Jorge 26, Colonia San Antonio, 152-5807, Take out or delivery Christmas Day menu.
Roasted Herbed Turkey with Giblet Gravy, Cornbread Dressing,
Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Whipped Sweet Potatoes w/Pecans,
Green Beans Almondine & Whole Cranberry Sauce
Pumpkin Cheesecake, Apple, Pecan & Pumpkin Pies

750 pesos with your choice of dessert
Portions are large with leftovers almost guaranteed
(but at Thanksgiving someone wrote that “the food was so good they cleaned their plate.”)

 Delivery charge: 80 pesos


Apple, Pecan, Pumpkin Pies–400

Banana Bread–200

Please make all orders via email:



Don’t get caught with your GAS Down!

GAS PROVIDENCIA offers VIP Club members 65 centvos off each litro if paying with cash or credit card. Call the truck direct and talk to Carlos 415-109-5357


Please give if you can.

Good news! Your Club does not anticipate a price increase in 2022. New members pay 900 pesos while renewals will remain at 700 pesos.

Don’t forget to report lost VIP Club Cards, for an immediate replacement!

To see Your Club’s entire and current line up 24/7 click on:

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R. I. P. Peter Flemming
R. I. P. Colin Harnett

Thank you for your continuous and loyal support.

Your San Miguel VIP Club

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