Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Bellingham to San José
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Costa Rica has eased their travel regulations and removed the requirement of RT-PCR tests for the detection of the coronavirus.
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 16h 10m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($490) and American Airlines ($512)
When flying out of Bellingham you will be using Bellingham, often referred to as Bellingham Airport. You will be landing at San José Juan Santamaria Intl, also known as San José Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "I almost lost my coincidence with the other flight"
Pros: "Flight was so smooth"
Pros: "Fast food service"
Cons: "Very narrow seats in coach. If you’re sitting next to a larger person expect to be crunched."
Pros: "Staff was great. Very nice."
Cons: "We were 2 hours late. Missed our rental car. Sat on the tarmac for a very long time with no information."
Pros: "Crew was awesome...love AA crew! Always and this time superb!"
Cons: "Leg room gets worse and worse...boarding sucked since they took our bags and we felt like it was only us that were singled out!!!"
Pros: "On time, main cabin extra was great, crew was nice, entertainment was great."
Cons: "No criticism"
Pros: "The Flight Attendant was excellent. Genuine smile, attentive, and pleasant."
Pros: "Good entertainment choices."
Cons: "Uncomfortable seat with insufficient legroom wouldn't recline. Inadequate overhead storage (full flight)"
Pros: "Crew was nice, entertainment was good"
Cons: "Food was mediocre"
Cons: "Seats were VERY SMALL and worse, they were like sitting on a wood bench. Many passengers were grumbling about horrible the seats were. Unacceptable for a 5-1/2 hour flight."
Cons: "Seating is extra tight. I’m 6 feet tall and find American seats to be too closely packed together."
Pros: "Once boarding, we didn’t wait long for take off."
Cons: "Being on time."
Pros: "Flights were on time."
Cons: "Seats are too small."
Cons: "My luggage was delayed. I received it the day after"
Pros: "The agent at checkin was so kind, nice, professional and superb...I will always fly American Airlines....you have the best checkin agents, best gate agents (super funny yet professional) and also the flight crew was absolutely amazing!"
Cons: "baggage claim in Costa Rica is terrible service...but that is the airports fault since this happens with other airlines.....something has to0 change!!!!"
Pros: "seats were nice, upgrade appreciated. one crew member was very nice and personable."
Cons: "some crew members simply approached each task as something to be completed and we not very personable or friendly. Annoyed it seemed to have to interact with passengers. Wish I could remember her name ..."
Pros: "4 flights and all of them in middle uncomfortable seats. I requested aisle seats many times and counter agents were unhelpful and rude."
Cons: "Better seat options and more comfortable seats"
Pros: "missed this flight due to delay in transit and security between connections at heathrow"
Pros: "Boarding process was really unsmooth here as well. Little delayed. Thankfully this crew was really polite. And not screaming at people this one flight."
Cons: "Ether bursting process."
Pros: "Crew was very nice and accommodating."
Cons: "Seat made my back hurt and couldn’t sleep but it was the coach section, not first or second class."
Cons: "Delays. Unexplained."
Pros: "The crew was very nice and friendly"
Cons: "There was a technical difficulty with the plane, which made a short delay in our flight."
Pros: "The jet"
Pros: "0ntime quick boarding"
Cons: "cost to check baggage"
Pros: "I like that I made it home alive."
Cons: "Everything about Departing and arriving was a Poor experience. I might not be using this particular airline again. 4 Airlines now on my list of do not use."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Tight fit for 6'3 male"
Pros: "On time departure, this flight tends to get delayed, not this time. Good service and pleasant flight."
Cons: "I prefer personal entertainment systems."
Pros: "Arrived early in CUN!"
Cons: "Food selection"
Pros: "everything but the cabin temperature. it was very hot and uncomfortable."
Cons: "Too warm in the cabin."
Pros: "Can’t say anything good"
Cons: "When boarding crew was rude because carry on did not fit the overhead compartment. No options to choose from for entertainment. Flight was delayed almost an hour while sitting in plane. Food options almost nonexistent"
Pros: "Great crew cabin and excellent service at the checking area"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and accommodating. The food as usual just snack type food for purchase as expected. The entertainment system malfunctioned and we could not watch the movie they offered. However one flight attendant was very nice and gave my kids special cookies. Nice touch!"
Pros: "Mostly everyrhing"
Cons: "Food was so so"
Pros: "Plane was not full so more space. Original seat whilst legroom was plentiful the aircraft hull made the seating experience cramped. Poor interior space design. Entertainment excellent helped me concentrate on work. Left late but made up time in the air given arrival time this was good."
Cons: "Food especially snack was absolutely dreadful. Cabin staff were polite but have done one too many transatlantic flights and the process whilst polite is a transaction. The customer is not special."
Pros: "Crew were very attentive."
Cons: "Video did not work Was re-booted twice and still did not work. then could not be turned off keeping me awake."
Pros: "the clerk at the boarding desk was kind"
Cons: "American after 4 hours delay cancelled the flight, AA refused to accept responsibility and refused to book me with another airline (my daughter was having surgery the next day and I was supposed to take care of her) I sent an email asking for them to cover the cost of my last minute ticket with the other airline, and they had refused. I will never fly AA again."
Pros: "Excellent service and very friendly; thanks!"
Cons: "The sound did not work in my assigned seat. I could not watch any movies or partipate in any games."
Pros: "Flight went very well and I enjoyed the selection of movies available through the Gogo system"
Cons: "Wish there were more complimentary options other than just stale cookies and pretzels"
Pros: "Wonderful flight"
Pros: "Service on board"
Cons: "Left an hour late; missed connecting flight. Our final destination was DC; connecting flight was to Philly. Wanted them to Serbs us to DC since we missed our flight. But, the agent said he couldn't due to airline regulation. I was willing to pay more. I'm not happy about it."
Pros: "Flight took off on time. Since it was a red-eye I slept most of the way!"
Cons: "Trying to sleep on an airplane!"
Cons: "I was unable to get this flight and rebooked onto a United flight that was denatured 4 hours."
Cons: "crowded, tight even in better seat, no wifi entertainment"
Pros: "All flights were on time and the flight each way was very quick."
Pros: "I liked how smooth flight went especially after all the bumpy rides I had been on"
Cons: "I didn't like that I wasn't able to sit with the person I purchased my ticket with"
Pros: "The people"
Cons: "The seats are too small I'm 6'1 and that's not that tall"
Pros: "once I made it on it was smooth"
Cons: "plane in cos had to refuel so we were 20 late leaving and I bearly made it to next flight in dallas they were closing doors, young people ran but im old so could not move as fast, it was a challenge to not miss flight"
Airlines flying from Bellingham to San José have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Bellingham to San José
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Bellingham to San José
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Bellingham to San José
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Bellingham to San José
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Bellingham to San José