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Average price round-trip

$227(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$121or less

Good deal one-way

$68or less

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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

5.7
Frontier
Overall score based on 39,876 reviews
6.4
Boarding
5.4
Comfort
6.8
Crew
4.6
Entertainment
4.7
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Nothing!!!"
Cons: "The staff...the outrageous bag prices!!! Horrible Airline personnel encountered, so unprofessional!!!"

Pros: "The crew was very pleasant"

Pros: "Nice new plane."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was crowded seats were extremely uncomfortable you have to pay to select a seat that doesn't recline."

Cons: "I was a little disappointed with the food options."

Pros: "Easy to check in."
Cons: "No outlets. Too expensive carry on fee."

Cons: "It was delayed for about 9hrs... I was supposed to catch up with my friend, but I could not make it.. Although Frontier staff offered me vouchers for food ($15) and the future flight ($200), still it was really disappointing."

Pros: "boarding went smoothly for the most part staff was helpful"
Cons: "somehow the plane landed late (even though we took off on time) then we got stuck on the plane"

Pros: "quick check-in, reasonable prices (could be better)"
Cons: "Non reclining seats"

Cons: "paying for seats"

Pros: "Boarding was easy. Plane was new and felt clean"
Cons: "Chairs don't recline!! Tighter than tight."

Pros: "Arrived on time"
Cons: "Nothing to report. All good"

Pros: "on time. spacious. afforable"

Pros: "staff was professional"
Cons: "n/a"

Pros: "Excellent services"
Cons: "There is nothing I didn't like"

Cons: "So uncomfortable Zero services Charged for even the smallest amenity"

Cons: "SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE!!!"

Pros: "I got off the plane"
Cons: "My seat was dirty and there were crumbs all around my row. My window had dirt and black marks on it. The plane ride itself was EXTREMLY bumpy."

Pros: "Good"
Cons: "N/A"

Cons: "wished I knew about the fees for both checked and carry-on luggage"

Pros: "I'll repeat"

Cons: "This flight was delayed twice - 1/2 and same delay on 1/3 which would have caused me to miss my connection to NY. On 1/3 they told me they could not get me to NY within the same week!!! That was insane. Ultimately I cancelled the SF-DEN-NY leg and was issued a refund (still waiting for this to actually hit my accounts). I had to book a last minute one-way red eye flight on United in order to get back to NY. Frontier also charges for every single incidental - the seats, carry on, checked bag, etc. So, the tickets aren't actually cheaper."

Cons: "LGA: was overbooked so we had to circle and then wait hours to leave the traffic around the airport"

Cons: "frontier was awful. they pushed our flight out of new york back three times and then canceled in the middle of the night, saying they didn't have partnerships with other airlines so couldn't get us out until the 25th (the day before our return flight). we talked to both customer service on the phone (20 minute wait to get someone) and gate agents and EVERYONE said they weren't authorized to give us a refund for any of the inconvenience and unanticipated expenses. ultimately we ended up flying out of philly (paying for our own bus tickets) on AMERICAN (paying for another flight with our own money) to get to our family in denver. on the way back they weren't going to let us check luggage for free, again saying no one was authorized to do that until thankfully they discovered a note from the manager we spoke to in nyc. otherwise they would not have given it to us even after we spoke to the manager in denver. we boarded our return flight to find that we couldn't sit down as someone had vomited (not frontier's fault), and that was the cherry on top. we just burst out laughing because the whole thing was a disaster. we ended up spending the same amount as our "inexpensive" frontier tickets and more on fixing the trip ourselves because they wouldn't help us at all. truly a terrible experience and i don't anticipate flying frontier again."

Cons: "The lines were huge, staff wasn't willing to help, we had to separate traveling with my husband, he paid for our bags and didn't get checked in, he took a different airline to get home, but frontier didn't refund the $80 he spent and didn't get checked in, so unacceptable. The people with earlier flights should be taken cared of, instead of keeping everyone waiting inside and outside. We're beyond disappointed"

Cons: "Captains were late and could not turn on A/C Poor food options"

Pros: "Lumbar supports in the seats. Service and cleanliness were both great."

Cons: "The Nickel and Diming at every step of the way. The small seat dimensions, even after paying for an upgrade."

Pros: "We didn't crash."

Cons: "Look for another airline.. they are crooks"

Cons: "THEY CHARGED $40 FOR A LUGGAGE AND $45 FOR CARRY ON"

Pros: "Cheap, not unpleasant overall"
Cons: "Seat not very comfortable, bit cramped"

Pros: "I understand why flights are so cheap but it's not worth the pain and hassle and surprise baggage charge. Never again plus my return flight was delayed and then eventually canceled, a whole day wasted sitting in the airport."

Cons: "There was no clearly stated in the online booking instructions that a carry-on baggage is not included in the ticket total price. It happened to be a very unpleasant surprise during the check in."

Pros: "That I didn't miss my flight"
Cons: "The lady at the counter was very nasty not helpful at all. Then the plane took off a hour late..."

Pros: "Much better than some of these big name airlines claim to be. Will fly with them again."

Pros: "The boarding process"
Cons: "They nickle and dime everything"

Cons: "Confusing bag fees"

Cons: "Late boarding and take off"

Cons: "DELAYED"

Pros: "Pretty much nothing."
Cons: "Every part of the experience was awful."

Pros: "same as above"
Cons: "same as above"

Pros: "Nothing!!"
Cons: "Everything."

Cons: "It was late, uncomfortable, and the ticket counter refused to help. Never again."

Cons: "Extra charges"

Pros: "the low initial fare"
Cons: "leg space non existent tray table too small, can fit a lunch box carry on policy - there's no carry on allowed"

Cons: "My girlfriend and I struck up a conversation with a woman sitting next to us in our row about an hour into the flight. About 10 minutes after that we notice the woman in front of us is glaring at us, writhing around in histrionics, holding her ears, cursing to her husband and basically making every passenger around her look at each other wondering "what is going on with this woman"? Finally this woman turns around and is staring at us. I ask her if there is a problem, and she replies "yeah. There is. You're saying "like" too much. Can you just shut up?". Wrong thing to say to me. I called her a few choice words which I won't repeat, then her husband gets his tough guy act going, by this time everyone around our seats are uncomfortable at the rising confrontation. The flight crew come over and try to move them, but they refuse to move. My girlfriend and I end up moving our seats to avoid the flight being diverted and ruining everyone else's plans. For the last hour of the trip we sat seperately in the back of the plane. Once I moved I was speaking to an older couple next to me about their plans, showing a visiting family the features of the New York skyline as we landed and giving them advice on traveling in NYC, so apparently my voice didn't cause anyone else who wasn't either drunk or crazy to begin an argument with me. I know the issue has nothing to do with kayak or the airline, just a maladjusted few people that can't be in public, but that was hands down the worst flight I have ever had."

Cons: "Frontier charges $30 for every carry on. No where in the processing of purchasing our tickets did it tell us about that extra charge! Once we went to sign in the day before the flight or asked is about our luggage & then charged us the $30!"

Pros: "Clean, fast, efficient!"

Pros: "The spirit employees were very helpful when I checked in"

Cons: "Only book two people per side"

Cons: "That’s everyone should keep their mask on"

Pros: "Seat not comfortable"
Cons: "Seat"

Pros: "Thank you for perfect landing at DFW"

Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "no seat space"

Pros: "No surprises which is good"

Cons: "Huge delay..."

Pros: "No delays"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "I can’t believe they allow animals on the plane"

Pros: "I slept the whole ride back lol"

Cons: "20 min Delayed departure"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "That they charged me an extra $100"

Pros: "Stewardess gave me a military discount. Very much appreciated"

Cons: "I did not. Like anything."

Cons: "50$ baggage fee"

Pros: "The air fare is excellent."
Cons: "I was not able to check in from home for some reason. Which has happened multiple times before."

Pros: "Waste our whole day not worth it Lots of late and not a qualified staff."
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "A 2hour delay cause of air traffic"

Pros: "It was cheap"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Nothing"

Pros: "Cheap Practical Friendly staff"

Cons: "Pretty much every aspect of my Spirit Air experience."

Pros: "Nothing bad service all the way"
Cons: "Miss info paying for my bag 55 $ 18 $extra for my seat"

Pros: "אני אוצה לקבל זיכוי על כל החודשים שחייבים אותי ב 19.90 ש״ח למרות שכלל לא השתמשתי בכרטיס. מה גם שנאמר לי בשעתו בחנות שאין כלל עלות עבור הכרטיס הנ״ל. כשהתברר לי שיש עלות חודשית( לדעתי זוהי הונאה לשמה)חזרתי לחנות כדי לבטל את הכרטיס ואמרו לי שזה בלתי אפשרי. ניסיתי ליצור קשר עם cal ולא הצלחתי בשעתו. אתמול סוף סוף הצלחתי לבטל את הכרטיס ואודה לכם באם יוחזר לי התשלום החודשי אותו אתם כביתם ממני בחודשים האחרונים. לדעתי מדובר ב 4 חודשים. תודה מראש טובה ברנר ת. ז 042388421"

Pros: "I am puzzled about how can I get the receipt of the tickets. would you please tell me by email? My email is 390168576@qq.com. Thank you very much!"

Pros: "The aircrew was friendly"
Cons: "expensive snacks"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Everything."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "efficient"
Cons: "nothing"

Pros: "The ticket price was wonderful."
Cons: "Paying for luggage, seat, etc. - everything is an up charge."

Cons: "find fault with each pound if the customer exceeds the weight of the luggage 2 pound the flesh once you have a lot of money and when my wife and l flew from New York to Dallas and we had two small suitcases (roller) the employee ran after us and said that they should be put into the luggage and we said that we have to pay $100 when other companies do not to the same ,these roller were tested for patterns and they have stood the but she told us that you still need to pay a surrender and FLHN on the plane, l saw those rollers and missed the plane, they wewre even slinghtly thicket"

Pros: "Excellent service."

Pros: "boarding was smooth"
Cons: "super tight space"

Pros: "The price"
Cons: "the delay, the miscommunication, and no sense of urgency"

Pros: "I was disgrace by ur checking casher . i dont feel good about it"

Pros: "staff was nice"
Cons: "There was a very long delay due to maintenance issues and there wasn't a lot of updates. Final boarding there was no information on the screen we all just stood around hoping that we were boarding"

Cons: "No military pre-boarding, charge for luggage."

Cons: "A lot of hidden charges."

Cons: "Both flights were delayed and no notifications were sent."

Pros: "Good service Flawless landing in wind"

Pros: "Terrible"

Pros: "I wish chips and drinks where free. It'd be nice if they had free movies. But for the price i'm ok with it,"
Cons: "Boarding was strange. Why not board by seating to make things less complicated and quicker. Wheelchair, small children, first class then by rows."

Cons: "We were stuck in Atlanta. They could not open the cabin door for over a 1/2 hour. Then they could not scan the new passengers in at Alanta. We waited about a hour to clear that up. We did not leave the plane. My concern is what if there had been an emergency? My husband has dementia. I kept him calm. What if someone else on the plane had an emergency. There is cause then for a law suit."

Cons: "Scam my pricing"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "nothing"

Cons: "Delayed. And charged for everything"

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