Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Merida. Flights to Merida from Spokane in October are about $381 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $216.
Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Spokane to Merida as you normally would.