|December||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.|
|February||Most popular time to fly with an average 22% increase in price.|
Average price of a round-trip
|$558||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Crew was amazing!"
Cons: "Food was very nominal considering the 8 hour flight even for a small female like myself. One sandwich and chips and one serving of snacks. Also the temperature on the plane was extremely warm."
Pros: "So ridiculous airline didn’t though in costumer at all"
Cons: "Super crowded boarding area in DCA. Hurried to board, then sat at the gate for 15 minutes after door closed with no mention of being delayed or why we were sitting there. Finally found out the fueling paperwork was missing. This was after being forced to gate check bag in group 6 (and 7,8,9) Then luggage offload in Charlotte took forever, and then was on the wrong belt. Baggage staff in CLT were clueless."
Pros: "On time. Warm greetings from the pilots. New aircraft, clean, great entertainment."
Pros: "Crew was nice. Boarding and deplaning was quick. Flight was on time"
Cons: "WiFi was super slow"
Pros: "Really good crew."
Cons: "Not much. Great flight all around."
Cons: "Handicap issues. We were exiting on the tarmac in Charlotte- all crew left us on the plane waiting for assistance to get off. Finally when someone showed they would not come up the ramo to get my Mom. I backed her down myself while 5 bewildered airport workers looked confused."
Pros: "The entertainment system is pretty cool and complete. There seems to be more room on coach."
Cons: "The usb charger for my seat didn't work. The power cord kept falling off."
Pros: "Flight attendants were helpful"
Cons: "My seatbelt was installed incorrectly."
Cons: "The crew was very disappointing!!!!!!"
Pros: "Safe flight."
Cons: "Flight delayed 4 hours including change of aircraft and departure gate at PHL."
Pros: "Just one of the crew (a young African American female) was pleasant the rest were mediocre."
Cons: "The wait was horrible, the boarding was delayed and the plane was hot and stuffy. Very bad first experience."
Pros: "The crew handled the flight delay well."
Cons: "Having to wait in Chicago due to mechanical plane problems was a bunner!"
Pros: "Crew was nice."
Cons: "Plane was very old (from the 90s?), cabin kept freezing all night. Now my husband's luggage has been lost and we are getting conflicting information on how to retrieve it."
Pros: "Premium economy was excellent service, great food, and nice wide seats with legroom"
Pros: "Arrived early in CUN!"
Cons: "Food selection"
Pros: "Efficient flight."
Cons: "Our party of four All had separate seated, two kids, even though we checked in at the earliest possible moment our only seat change options would’ve cost $400 to sit together."
Pros: "I am so glad that there is a direct flight from Des Moi es to Philly. Our flight home arrived a little early and the crew was very responsive and professional."
Cons: "never made the flight. a day of misery thanks to poor communication within one world, AA rigidity, and chaotic long lines at FlightConnections, Heathrow."
Pros: "The entertainment selection was pretty goid"
Cons: "They made a horrible mistake by getting the bag count or weight wrong and we had to go back to the gate and it cost us 2 1/2 hours."
Cons: "Was unable to get our bags for over 45min following the flight, due to the fact that there was no one working at any of the counters."
Cons: "Tight connection! The airlines need to Realize that a 2 hour layover is NOT enough when you have to go through immigration, customs, and security before making your next flight!"
Pros: "The crew was friendly and informative. They were very helpful. The"
Cons: "The seats were uncomfortable. They were hard and so narrow I had to sit crooked in the seat to keep from getting banged into by the service carts and every person going by to the bathrooms. I'm not tiny, but I'm not huge either, it was just overcrowded. It was also very hot in the airplane the entire way from Phoenix to Spokane. My husband, who is always cold, was even hot."
Cons: "Food could have been better. Plane was 1/2 full. WiFi was not giving all the movies. Only 6 or 7 to choose from."
Pros: "Safety, close to on-time arrival, although irrelevant since bags took 45 minutes."
Cons: "No water bottles available for individual use. Crew only came through once or twice offering small cups of water. I'm dehydrated today with headache. No charging outlets in the 2018! OUTRAGEOUS. A bunch of bags still had not come down 40 minutes after arrival. Worst: just before landing, when the captain advised the flight crew to do a cross-check, it was not done, and when we landed, I realized my seatbelt was not on."
Pros: "Besides the seating problems everything else went smoothly"
Cons: "I was not able to get seats assigned to us before arriving at the gate. We got put on the very last row by no choice of our own. The seats are not designed for the average adult, possibly the worst ergonomics of any seats I've ever encountered. Extremely uncomfortable flight."
Pros: "The flight was safe."
Cons: "Hi. I was shocked that there was no food served on the 6 hour flight from Boston to LA. And the seats are way too small. I’m not large and I felt like I couldn’t breathe. There wasn’t enough help, either."
Pros: "I hope I never fly American again!!! We were supposed to leave at 2.pm, but dud not until 11 pm. The AA customer service staff wanted to charge me $ for my carry on! We missed our connection of course! Had to wait 2 hrs at next airport for a hotel. Did receive food vouchers and luggage was checked in right away (good thing). But overall ridiculous! Missed an entire day due to AA not having another plain? Or not finding another way to put passengers in other flights."
Cons: "Customer treatment and lack of interest on custmer satisfaction. The Denver staff was changed so often they had no clue about customers needs and it was all about making the bucks for the airline."
Pros: "Got an option to upgrade to first class and it wasnt expensive either, my first time flying first class"
Pros: "The America flights were all ON TIME."
Cons: "The seats on this particular flight were not as good for my back and they no longer offer pillows to put behind my back."
Pros: "Arrived 40 minutes early"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for hours- weather related, but at other destinations- so this flight had to wait to be rescheduled. Also they weren't able to give any idea when the flight would be boarding- they just kept sending text alerts that it was delayed another half hour and no updates were listed on the screens. When the flight finally left, after I had been waiting for over 5 hours, we were told that they would be flying low, so there would be no beverage service. It would be nice in these situations to simply have bottled water to pass out quickly, or make the announcement prior to boarding so people would be able to bring their own beverages."
Cons: "Essentially a bus ride with the comfort of a wooden bench."
Pros: "On time departure"
Cons: "Why do not they serve FREE water????"
Pros: "The crew was nice and because the flight wasn't full we had ample space."
Cons: "Flight was delayed. It was already a late flight with 2 children"
Cons: "There should be entertainment on a 6 hr flight."
Pros: "left early and arrived early. cabin staff was friendly"
Cons: "I was supposed to be in stand by and the screen continue showing I could go to the counter and get a seat and I have to wait till the end so that I was going to be given a middle seat. I said forget about it, to pay 75 dlls for a change of ticket and you make me wait till the end to give me seat u want, forget it, I know this is stand by ticket but I dont like the attitude of the people, they dont help you at all really bad service you should learn from other airlines giving at least if you are delayed an apology and sometimes miles reward, not just food... Thanks for the SERVICE (i dont flight with you no more, even though cheap flights, but cheap things are expensive)"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats Crying child"
Pros: "Aircraft 777-200. I've seated in row 14, wich have great confort for legs."
Pros: "Entertainment, 110 plugins for devices, internet."
Cons: "only free meal option was cinnamon cookies."
Cons: "Seat 17F is very short on leg room for a 6 foot man. Flight attendants didn't care and rough landing; pilot needs more practice."
Pros: "Power outlets and WiFi"
Cons: "Too crowded"
Cons: "The counter manager at PHX, Lanell Monarrez was a total witch and whispering to Lanya in front of me was very unprofessional. I paid a full fare 1-way ticket to get out of PHX as they were not willing to allow me to fly standby or make a change to my existing ticket. Crappy airline service at the counter. Good flight crew."
Pros: "Nice aircraft, clean, comfortable, friendly staff"
Pros: "On schedule and met all my expectations."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and big enough for large people. That crew and flight were on time and pleasant."
Cons: "I called to change my flight and the charge was outrageous. I fly often and other airlines have made changes with low fees. The the man on the phone with me was hard to understand because of his accent and was rude."
Cons: "Super small and crowded flight, no safe distance whatsoever. A particular older flight attendant was cranky."
Cons: "Way too crowded on the plane"
Cons: "The delay was horrible and the captain said it was because they needed extra sleep. I found this offensive as i was trying to complete a very long trip and was exhausted."
Pros: "I was able to sleep for 2 hours of this 3 hour flight. But that was due more to my extreme exhaustion than any comfort the plane provided."
Cons: "The Flight attendant was rude and abrupt."
Cons: "This was the most uncomfortable flight I have ever had. The plane was so hot we were sitting there sweating the entire time. It made it impossible to sleep or focus on a movie or anything, and it made the flight feel 10 times longer."
Pros: "Able to use my frequent flier miles."
Cons: "Boarding, comfort, de-planing."
Cons: "Our flight was “delayed” 12 hours! Notably not cancelled and rebooked because then they would have to compensate us, I believe"
Pros: "Leg room was good in economy plus but no entertainment. Flight ran on time though."
Cons: "WiFi was broken and only refreshments offered! No meals for purchase only snack boxes that were horrible."
Pros: "The arrive time was excellent. Courtesy and smile faces of the Crew in Business Class"
Cons: "The boarding process was ugly, in disorder and it is a big lie you have with your business class ticket the priority option. The food was very poor. I had to avoid continue eating because I felt the food was not fresh."
Cons: "A five hour flight and you only get a mini pack of mini pretzels and a soda. The boarding was made an hour late, the United employees didn’t seem to care that a line formed ine hour before. Two people near me were blasting their smartphones listening to music and/or playing games with their smartphones but without earphones and not one person from the crew told them to shut it up."
Pros: "I felt spoiled with all the service and the ice cream was a special treat. I had never gotten ice cream on an oversea trip. Thanks."
Cons: "I wished that some of the children would have left the window blinds down so we could sleep."
Pros: "made it home safe"
Cons: "Boarding protocol. we were traveling together and were placed on opposite ends of the aircraft. very cramped seats. would prefer not to fly them again."
Pros: "Nice smooth flight."
Cons: "Hard, uncomfortable seats."
Pros: "No problems and the crew was friendly and helpful."
Pros: "There was no in-flight entertainment. I like when the planes have the TV's so you can watch."
Pros: "Flight attendants were exceptionally great! Gave out free drinks and snacks for no reason."
Cons: "I was very cold!"
Pros: "Happy people"
Pros: "Flight attendants helpful, service timely"
Cons: "Food just okay, not awful."
Pros: "On time, friendly, overall great!"
Cons: "Not enough room!"
Cons: "2 hours delay"
Pros: "kept on delaying and didn't take off until almost 3 hrs later"
Pros: "The crew was excellent"
Cons: "IF A PASSENGER CANT FIT IN ONE SEAT MAKE THEM BUY A SECOND. I SPENT 2 HOURS WITH SHREK SITTING ON TOP OF ME"
Pros: "Very nice crew who were attentive and friendly."
Cons: "Waiting 5 hours for this flight, after a very long overseas flight just about did me in. Wish they had more than one or two flights a day from Denver to Spokane."
Pros: "Bad weather caused my flights to be re-routed, but United did wonderful in arranging for an similar arrival time to my final destination. I am very grateful for that. I can't judge the airline on something they have no control over."
Cons: "The bad weather that caused my flights to be re-routed!"
Pros: "Flight took off before scheduled departure time.l"
Cons: "Passengers were rude as they walked down the isle Several times I was hit by a person walking by me without any apologies."
Cons: "The boarding process gives me anxiety."
Pros: "Very rough conditions into BOS, pittsfield did great job."
Pros: "Our departure was delayed by a pump problem of some kind. Then the pilot aborted a takeoff because of another error. Needless to say, we were a bit nervous."
Pros: "The flight was quick and painless"
Cons: "Yeah, it was a bit frustrating trying to rush and hustle from gate to gate with how many times they changed the location!!"
Cons: "The flight got delayed and we were told it was "basically cancelled" so we got on a different flight out for the morning but were told we couldn't get a hotel voucher because we volunteered to get off the flight. Very disappointed, will never fly united again. The flight ended up getting cancelled 5 minutes after we "volunteered" to get a different flight too. Luckily we were able to get onto a different airline who helped us out. United dropped the ball big time."
Pros: "Delays seem to be frequent with united and the staff is always in a bad mood. Will not fly again with them, I flew one leg on a different airline so I wouldn't miss my international connection as they wanted to delay 6 hours!!!"
Pros: "Very good"
Pros: "The time"
Cons: "The charge for 1 bagge."
Cons: "Didn't happen"
Pros: "Even though I change my date of flight everything was good, very good customer service100 percent."
Pros: "It was Great Thank you"
Pros: "There was nothing good to like about this leg of my trip."
Cons: "I paid for first class and It was the worst flight I have ever been on, sat in the plane at the gate for over an hour with a huge women that was brought up to1st class from economy, she smelled, she was a lush. There was a child that did not quit crying the entire flight, I could not get off the plane fast enough, there was nothing1st class about the flight, we needed fuel after we boarded, then it was a cargo issue,and then it was airport, we should not have been on the plane until the plane was ready for flight.very poor planning you should be embarrassed about the flight."
Pros: "Pretty typical domestic flight. The crew on this flight definitely seemed tired and "over it". The one attendant stood blankly, staring off to the back of the plane robotically going through the safety. Far cry from the staff on my previous 10+ hour flight from Munich."
Cons: "No free entertainment whatsoever, and even though the screen reads that flights under 2 hours are $5.99, and our flight was a few minutes under 2 hours, the price was still the regular $7.99. Not worth it."
Cons: "It was so cold on this flight. Like ice cold. It wasn't just me, I traveled with 3 other people who were spread out on the plane and all of them noted the sub zero temperatures."
Pros: "The flight itself was uneventful and went as expected."
Cons: "We were instructed to hand in our hand luggage before boarding the plane which meant we had to wait in a long one after the flight to get the luggage back. HOWEVER, the plane had plenty of overhead luggage room to accommodate our luggage. We were told by the cabin staff that the gate personnel don't always check what size plane it is before requiring everyone to hand in their luggage."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly, and that's really all that matters. The crew was great."
Cons: "Don't know why we have to pay for entertainment. It used to be free."
Pros: "We left five minutes early and arrived a half hour early."
Pros: "Lots of leg rooms with United"
Cons: "Flight home had a long layover"
Pros: "Flight left and arrived on time, that's all I ask for."