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February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 3% drop in price.

High season

August Most popular time to fly with an average 11% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$635 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$197 or less

Good deal one-way

$162 or less

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Top 3 airlines serving from Central America to Illinois

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JetBlue
Overall score based on 19,392 reviews
8.3
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.6
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.8
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "It’s always a joy to fly with JetBlue. The staff is so courteous and friendly. It makes the flight that much more enjoyable."
Cons: "Everything was perfect."

Cons: "Two hour delay between boarding and then sitting on the runway."

Pros: "Simple and easy flight, boarding on and off no big deal. Using your phone as a boarding pass is a great plus. Skipped the check-in process and breezed through security."
Cons: "Person I was seated next to, older women was really fidgeting and bumping me through the flight."

Cons: "JetBlue is amazing and my favorite airlines for domestic travel."

Pros: "Plenty of leg room in economy seats."

Pros: "Seats were comfortable and roomy"
Cons: "Tv could have worked better"

Cons: "clearly communicate delays. We had no idea what was happening or what our options were."

Pros: "Boarding was fast and easy but that may have been because it was a small plane."
Cons: "After landing we sat on the tarmac for 2 hours! This is unacceptable. The gate was occupied by a plane having mechanical issues. This was the second time I have flown JetBlue and the second time I’ve had to sit on the tarmac for hours because of some sort of issue. Never flying JetBlue again if I can help it."

Cons: "We waited at least 8 hours in the delay and I wasn’t texted early enough to plan ahead. We waited in the airport and then we waited on the turnpike before take-off."

Cons: "legspace"

Pros: "LOTS OF LEGROOM"
Cons: "They have a habit of not being ontime"

Cons: "The new security check in with the automated bins."

Pros: "I thought mostly everything was great. I haven't flown in awhile and expected much worse."
Cons: "WiFi dropped out pretty shortly after takeoff stayed out for the entire flight duration."

Pros: "Free Wi-Fi, TV Channels, legroom"

Cons: "Asked the stewardess to have a blanket and water she had not brought. Service was bad ."

Pros: "Extra leg room, comfortable, leather seats, cleanliness of the cabin, efficiency and friendly manner of the staff, assigned seating and enough room in the gate area to be comfortable. I also appreciated being able to hear and understand all announcements made in the gate area and on board by the support staff and the captain."
Cons: "Some passengers in the gate area were "seat hogs" sitting in one seat and taking up one to two extra seats for their baggage while people were trying to find places to sit, especially when we experienced delays.. This is not the fault of the airlines, however, but it occurs to me that there could be gentle reminders on in print or in announcements asking people to make room for other passengers."

Cons: "2 hr delay. Poor ventilation"

Pros: "Leg room was great. Free WiFi and TVs made the flight very accommodating."
Cons: "Crying baby. Not the airlines fault."

Cons: "We are still on the plane. Can’t get off because there is lightning in the area. Ridiculous. It is raining lightly. I would really like to get off the plane"

Cons: "I have a problem with my ears, and asked the crew for nozzle drops, they don’t have"

Pros: "Having a tv"
Cons: "Sound jack not working properly , older plane no amenities"

Cons: "When I went to check in for my flight all sets had been picked only the upgraded sets were available for an extra cost. So with saying that I went to the airport with out a set number think my family and I would get bumped, even if the email said they never over book their flight,this was my first time flying jet blue I wasn't going to trust an email so the hole time I was worried about that when I should have been enjoying my last day on vacation."

Pros: "The crew could not have been more helpful and pleasant making the delay bearable as they were overtly communicative w all via text, email, and in person keeping is updated! HIGHLT RECOMMEND and will definitely be flying again. :)"

Cons: "Six hours late, then there wasn’t enough fuel and had to wait for paperwork multiple times. Hands down the worst experience I have ever had. I will not be flying JetBlue again."

Cons: "Delay and 4 hours in the craft upon arrival to Chicago"

Pros: "Loved all the available dedicated JetBlue staff available to answer questions. Have not flown JetBlue often but heard many great things."
Cons: "Weather delay which is out of JetBlue’s control but once we landed (6 hours later) we sat on the runway for an additional hour because our gate had a disable airplane occupying it. I think JetBlue could have done a better job ensuring a back up gate was available or giving their passenger updates on the situation."

Pros: "The crew was great, and so was a JetBlue pilot dead-heading in the seat next to me. I liked the space in the MoreSpace seat I paid for. I relieved that the upgrade seat came with boarding in the first group. Some airlines you pay for the seat, but you're still group 3 or 4 and, meaning all sorts of anxiety about the most miserable part of any flight, the dreaded fight for the overhead bins, wondering it you'll have to check the bag and then wait for it at the destination. Thank you for removing that."

Pros: "The leg space"
Cons: "Delay and the space between seats"

Cons: "Another plane mechanical issue causing another delay of over 2 hours."

Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "The plane being 4 hours late and then arriving in Chicago only to find out we have to taxi for 30 minutes because there is no free gate for us. I’m really tired and should have been in bed 5 hours ago"

Pros: "The crew members were very friendly."
Cons: "The overhead fan was very strong."

Cons: "There was uncertainty about departure time. The departure time changed several times. Landed in Chicago 3 hours late at 3 AM."

Pros: "When I got off the plane"
Cons: "it was late, the plane was dirty, the tv screens didn't work, and the seats were small."

Cons: "This flight was very scary particularly mid air. Haven flown many times I knew this was different from usual turbulence cause my clouds or rough air. Jet blue should check"

Pros: "The ticket agent was extremely courteous and helpful. She did her best to get our party of six seats near one another. She even came and found me several minutes after I left her station to hand deliver boarding passes to me."
Cons: "The on-line checkin process was miserable. I spent over an hour and a half attempting to checkin. I received numerous "invalid document" errors. I was unable to check in all members of my party at the same time. I was unable to check in any of the minors in my party due to the fact that I could not check in more than one person at a time."

Pros: "leg room & movie"

Pros: "The free wifi"
Cons: "The tv"

Cons: "It was too cold inside."

Pros: "Everything on time."
Cons: "The seat in hard."

Pros: "Solid crew, comfortable flight, free tv and Wi-Fi"
Cons: "A few factors led to a 6 hour delay. Not necessarily Jet Blue's fault but it was certainly a frustrating day of travel"

Pros: "The plane had 2 wings"
Cons: "Staff is rude. Customer Service couldn't possibly be worst. All their food has meat in it. Staff is slow and incompetent. Never had a more dreadful experience with an airline. TAP IS THE WORST AIRLINE I HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED, and I fly 2 times a month."

Pros: "Jetblue left on time from JFK"

Pros: "The on flight tv was down so I couldn't listen to music like I nearly always do on my flights."
Cons: "I didn't like waiting on the tarmac after we landed for what seemed like 25 minutes or so"

Cons: "Extremely rude female flight attendant who cut me off & walked before I could finish my question regarding a text message about a flight delay prior to the announcement by the pilot."

Pros: "Free wifi"
Cons: "The delay"

Cons: "Hour delay"

Pros: "Apologetic staff and easy check in process."
Cons: "3 hour delay on tarmac, flight attendants very slow with the service. Only got drinks 20 minutes prior to landing. They seemed inexperienced and flustered."

Cons: "Overhead space limited"

Pros: "The flight left in time and got in early"

Cons: "Not one employee cares"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "we got delayed for 4 hours"

Pros: "Good and easy to pay your tickets on kayak fly and hotel"

Pros: "I liked the stewardess. She was nice."
Cons: "I pay for my ticket and then there is fees for days!!! Charge me what you will for the ticket but all these after fees are disgusting. You should be ashamed for yourself Frontier you filthy animal..."

Cons: "45$ carry on fee"

Pros: "Boarding ladies kept people moving quickly! And helped unsure passengers very well & Professionally"
Cons: "Get in w/TSA didn't go well, they never checked Me in!"

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Everything else"

Pros: "Boarding process"
Cons: "Paying for carry on luggage"

Cons: "Arrive at the Austin airport only to find out that the gate didn't open until 4:30. Wish that was written on the confirmation information."

Pros: "Being encourage to pray for patience"
Cons: "The noise. The delays. The not so working speakers."

Cons: "The intercom system was cutting in and out which made r difficult to understand what was being said overhead. Also we had to pull up after our decent to land because apparently Air Traffic control said we were too close to the plane landing ahead of us (the pilot came on intercom and said this). TMI."

Cons: "The delay and boarding was a nightmare"

Pros: "Poor service"
Cons: "Poor service"

Cons: "Worse check in ever. Fly any other carrier. Extra money is well worth it"

Cons: "No free snack or non alcoholic beverage"

Cons: "It was seriously delayed"

Cons: "Charged big fee for small baggage."

Pros: "Nothing. Will not fly Frontier again."
Cons: "EVERYTHING."

Pros: "Everything, hadn't flown since the twin towers fell, had no "real" problems in going through security and the Frontier people and equipment performed as expected."
Cons: "Not a thing, I realize this is probably not normal, but it was as perfect a trip as we could've asked for."

Pros: "Very friendly, courteous staff at both airports and on the planes"
Cons: "Baggage cost"

Pros: "I highly recommend them, will use this airline again"
Cons: "Only thing that they wanted to charge extra for window seat and plane wasn't fully booked, otherwise the best service"

Pros: "The price"
Cons: "I couldn't access the baggage purchase on line"

Cons: "No tv"

Pros: "Fast, easy, and efficient!"

Pros: "Everything was good"

Pros: "We didn't use the ticket!!!!!!!! This is not fair . The problem to register in the airport"
Cons: "Give me another ticket"

Cons: "You have to pay for water and a carry on ? Weird."

Pros: "N/a"
Cons: "N/a"

Cons: "I paid extra to be in the front row for ease of getting off and on the page. However, I was given no warning that since I didn't have a chair in front of me, I would have to store my purse as well as my carry on Also boarding was kind of a clustered mess."

Cons: "Folks at the counter were rude"

Pros: "It is great compani...I fly safe"

Pros: "Got a good round trip into O'Hare at a good price."
Cons: "The luggage fees are a complete joke $40 a piece. Plus like in the not to far back several years ago no chocolate chip cookies and everything comes at a cost. Yes even coffee."

Pros: "It was great for the price"

Cons: "I got charged for selecting my seat. The additional cost was never mentioned before booking my trip. I won't fly frontier again!"

Pros: "Attendants were pleasant and arrivals and departures were excellent....other than that I would not recommend this airline."

Cons: "Canceled after asking us to stay for eight hours and already got onboard"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "The people were friendly"
Cons: "Bering charged for carry on and for snaks"

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "What I liked was when I landed and finally got off that crappy plane"
Cons: "I didn't like anything about frointer"

Pros: "Loved that I could take a mini vacation for less than a hundred dollars! Got in a half hour early and plane was very clean, staff very friendly! No frills, but for that price it is still an amazing deal!"

Cons: "the lady at the counter told me that my bag was ok if i told some things out , i threw away some things i wanted came back and she preceeded to tell i still had to pay 45 dollars and she did not tell me that so i lost my samples and am very angry"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "left at the airport in milwaukee on 12-28-15 had to fine my way back to ohare at my expense, without luggage, poor service, still wating for luggage"

Cons: "Unnecessary delays about 1.5hrs waiting on tarmac without reasonable explanation."

Cons: "Great experience but for the exorbitant bag check rates"

Pros: "Easy boarding, knowledgeable staff...friendly service"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "$1:99 soda realy"

Cons: "Over 1.5 hr delay in Las Vegas- sometime cannot be helped, I understand."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Price early arrival"

Pros: "The fast pace lines got check in"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "It took about 35 minutes to taxi in once landing"

Pros: "I appreciated the leg room on the seat. Thank you for the second row seat"

Cons: "luggage charge and cost of beverages was too high. The amount of leg room is horrible."

Pros: "Cheap efficient."
Cons: "Boarding process was a little clumsy."

Cons: "Delays."

Cons: "Seating way too small.....very uncomfortable.....no leg room at all! At take off and landing....we were told to power down all electronics....(laptops, cell phones, etc....there were at least from my perspective....5 or 6 passengers....that ignored that completely.... I am not a frequent flyer at all, but this bothered me a lot....."

Pros: "Good accommodating staff"
Cons: "Heavy charges for luggage Improvements in website"

Cons: "I thought you was allowed a carry on for free. Had to pay 120 dollars for a Carry on luggage."

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Plane was cramped for leg room"

Pros: "Seat was nice but didnt recline"
Cons: "Seat not reclining and no wifi"

Pros: "Nothing !"
Cons: "Everything , the whole trip."

Pros: "Everyone was nice, and worked fast."

Cons: "It was a TERRIBLE surprise to get to the counter and learn that I had to pay $55.00 for a carry on!"

Pros: "Not much,"
Cons: "It actualis lfigh.ly cost money to cancel th"

Cons: "There were so many negative things that happened when I flew with Spirit Airlines, I don't think that I will be flying with them again."

Cons: "Seat 3e. I am 6'4 and it was impossible to get comfortable. Knees Jammed into the seat with no wiggle room left and right. Plus tray tables came out of the armrests which makes it even more inconvenient"

Pros: "Everything about spirit is good !!"
Cons: "Just the delays"

Cons: "Add on costs for carrying. Can't use electronic boarding pass. Seat bottom with very little cushion. 12 A. Checking in on website is a nightmare. It took four times to finally get checked in."

Cons: "Spirit has way to many delays"

Pros: "I like having an assigned seat, everything else was fine."
Cons: "$100 to check two very small bags is pretty unreasonable compared to other airlines."

Pros: "Friendly staff and clean plane."
Cons: "Zero entertainment options."

Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Plane needed maintenence which delayed departure by an hour. Upon finally arriving wasnt able to unboard plane quickly."

Pros: "It was cheap"
Cons: "JUST KIDDING IT WASNT. AND IT WAS A HEADACHE"

Pros: "I thought it was fantastic all around. Traveling was easy."

Pros: "Affordable price"
Cons: "Chairs do not recline"

Pros: "Both flights late, amazingly little room, pretty much amateurish all the way around."

Cons: "Only use spirt if you have no bags and no money...that's what I was left with..."

Cons: "Delayed multiple times and then canceled No good rebooking options provided."

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Too costly for checking bags"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Both flights got cancelled at last minute. Ended up taking United."

Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "The check in was utterly insane. No organization. Confusing lines. Frustrating and ridiculous. I fly often with American and United. . . they are organized and efficient. This was a nightmare!"

Pros: "Courtesy"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "Terrible."

Cons: "Too many fees"

Cons: "Don't like their check in software or their baggage policies"

Pros: "Smooth ride"

Pros: "La tripulación muy amable"
Cons: "Pagas barato el vuelo pero te cobran por el equipaje igual que un vuelo y encima me abrieron la valija y me faltaron cosas... los asientos muy estrechos por lo menos si ofrecieran una almohada ja!! mi peor vuelo en la historia... aparte estaba retrasado tuve que esperar 1 hora ..."

Pros: "Every thing"
Cons: "Liked everything"

Pros: "the price"
Cons: "low price carrier....low expectations"

Cons: "4 hr delay both ways"

Pros: "Getting off the plane"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Courtesy of the agents at the desk. Great ticket price."
Cons: "Half of the kiosks didn't work, and a printing delay gave me someone else's pass. It took forever, it seemed, to get to the head of the line to an agent."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything, the staff was rude and unpleasing."

Pros: "Leg room in the front."

Cons: "The check in line was ridiculously long. I pre-checked and paid for my bag on line and still had to wait in a long line."

Pros: "Clean plane"
Cons: "No complaints. I had no food, nor entertainment, hence the 3 stars."

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