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JuneMost popular time to fly with an average 29% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$151(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$97or less

Good deal one-way

$69or less

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  • High season is considered to be May, June and July. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 1% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 5 airlines serving Chicago to Houston George Bush Intcntl

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 29,242 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Not one of my good experiences with Delta. Two hours delay in the flight"
Cons: "Information on the flight delay as communication was. at least very poor. Also A 220 was ok but First Class was so so"

Pros: "Cree was great. The switch from one airplane to another was smooth. Snacks were great selection and enjoyed the WiFi"
Cons: "Everything was great"

Pros: "There were a few hiccups with the overall flight process, but the crew was very friendly and informed everyone in a timely manner of the situation. There were also good snacks. Also, flexible baggage policy, which was great."
Cons: "The boarding situation is odd and less organized or structured than any of the other airlines I've flown with."

Cons: "Stop charging for checked bags"

Pros: "Got to Houston on time"
Cons: "WiFi that I paid for on Delta didn't work, flight was delayed at take off due to waiting for restroom supplies; lead flight attendant had a major accent and was difficult to understand. She also stated to keep my mother's walker outside the plane when entering the plane"

Pros: "Friendly crew. Landed early."

Cons: "More leg room and seat width. I don’t like having other passengers pressed against me."

Cons: "Wifi was not working"

Pros: "Flight attendant Bret wen out of his way to help us locate a lost pillow."
Cons: "First flight attendant asking about the pillow she found in the aisle and kicked to the side."

Cons: "Old plane, long delay, sketchy WiFi."

Pros: "Excellent hospitality I asked for a cup of coffee at an odd time, the attendant went out of his way to brew fresh pot and served me, instead of just saying "Sorry sir, we don't have any coffee at this time....""

Cons: "At least one hour late"

Pros: "I liked the cookies and juice. The interactive screen to watch something. The cleanliness. The price. On time. The service. Thank you. The excitement of flying."

Pros: "The crew was nice, helpful abd friendly. Very seemed glad to serve us."
Cons: "The seats were so close that we could not sleep. You couldnt put your head back or down on table even with pillows. Will not fly Delta again on long flights."

Pros: "A+ flight! Super nice attendants and even pilot sounded pleasant! Take off and landing was smooth & perfect!"

Cons: "Crew"

Pros: "This was two hours of absolute freezing temperature"
Cons: "It was so cold it was actually unbeasable"

Pros: "Friendliness of flight attendants"
Cons: "I wasn't awake long enough to find fault"

Pros: "The crew was good"
Cons: "The flight was incredibly uncomfortable. The Delta team in Houston was not very pleasant."

Pros: "The crew at the airport was very courteous and helpful."
Cons: "No food; not even offered water; I asked a Delta employee about our seats and she was very unprofessional (mind you I'm traveling with kids and my boarding pass said that seats were to be assigned at the gate)."

Pros: "Food and service was nice"
Cons: "Very long route to my final destination"

Pros: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos, please reimburse on the credit card"
Cons: "I can’t make it in mexico city on tuesday, wednesday’s performance had to be cancelled and we need to pay the cancellation fee 11500 mexican pesos of the studio and musicians"

Pros: "Seat was narrow from side to side; so short from front to back that only half my thigh was supported; hard; and pitched slightly forward from uneven wear. This was an exit row, so I had legroom at least. I’m 5’4” and trim. A taller, or broader person would not fit!"

Pros: "Crew was fantastic and very helpful."
Cons: "Not sure who was in charge of loading the plane with food for purchase, but they forgot it all entirely. The crew was kind enough to give extra snacks. Kinda curious how you forgot to load a plane with food for purchase and how did the crew not notice in advance? I would think that is one of their checks of the cabin. Not mention who ever signed off saying they filled the plane with food for purchase lied. Very frustrating not only for the crew but for the passengers."

Pros: "Staff and equipment"
Cons: "Early to arrive but gate not ready so we lost our edge"

Cons: "I couldn’t watch a movie and I couldn’t fall asleep because the the person in front of me had a light on."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight delay 5+ hours poor Service"

Pros: "CVG isn't a huge airport, but it has a good amount of things to keep you entertained/well fed."
Cons: "CVG security line isn't terrible, but there seemingly is ALWAYS a decent wait. When a flight is full, like this one, it's never very comfortable – even a short flight."

Cons: "1 hour delay, no explanation, no weather problems, late for my meeting in Houston."

Pros: "The gate agent and cabin crew handled passenger's misery with friendly grace and professionalism. Also, it was an old plane and so the seats, even in coach, were comfortable."
Cons: "Plane was around 45 minutes late in arriving at our Minneapolis gate. Flight was further delayed by something (unspecified) being "frozen." WORST part was that the temperature in the seating area at the gate was horribly cold. Departing passengers at a neighboring gate were bound for Fargo and sat with their parkas on and with parka hoods up. We Houston-bound had packed our coats & boots and were shivering. Then when we finally boarded the crew announced that the plane's water system was broken and so we would have no hot coffee or hot tea or hot anything. No water, also and obviously, in the restroom sink. But sani-wipes were provided in the sink basin."

Pros: "Quick flight, great landing and takeoff."
Cons: "Everything was great today."

Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Delayed"

Pros: "Since I am a Silver Medallion Skymiles member, I asked about an upgrade. All seats in First Class were taken, but the agent at the gate seated me in a seat in the front of coach with more legroom (comfort plus? I don't know what they call it). That was great!"

Pros: "Could not use the bathroom"

Pros: "Martha was wonderful"

Pros: "Same"
Cons: "Same"

Pros: "The flight left on time and landed earlier than anticipated"
Cons: "The seats were narrow and very upright"

Pros: "Delayed and told die to Air Traffic Cintrol with ninproxtove means to resolve our delay. Poor customer sefvie at JFK...indifferent and lied to us."

Cons: "Board the back of the plane first"

Cons: "Delayed by an hour!"

Cons: "Late taking off, and then unable to get to gate on arrival"

Pros: "What I liked: Sky Priority privilege came with separate luggage check-in queues and early boarding"
Cons: "What I disliked: Seats were too small No beverages or snacks offered No USB or power outlets available Three different groups board before Delta Comfort (e.g. those needing more time, travelers with children, first/business class) Didn't see the value compared to a less expensive main cabin ticket"

Pros: "Left reasonably on time, arrived a bit early, able to find overhead storage for my roll-on, even boarding in Zone 3"
Cons: "Very tightly packed; minimal comfort for the flight."

Pros: "I liked the new plane! It seemed like there was just a bit more room. Compared to my flight going out with American, Delta is a much nicer experience."

Cons: "I loked everything in my trip"

Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that I didn't get my luggage with me when I arrived to casablanca as I lived 4 hours away from the casablanca. I have to come back the next day to get my luggage. I was very mad about it.plus I noticed one of my luggage has been damaged so now I have to buy another one because I can t use it. It was disgusting."

Pros: "The flight crew was nice and polite. They served drinks and snacks in a timely manner while on the flight."
Cons: "Flight was scheduled to leave early, the plane arrived, but they couldn't turn the plane around fast enough. We left the gat late, then pilot said we would still be arriving half an hour early. We arrived about 45 minutes late, and that was a problem because our connecting flight was due to depart now in 15 minutes. Lightning forced the airport to shutdown, which was great, we had a chance to catch our flight, but we were stuck in the airplane, and we couldn't get to our gate until the all-clear. I know this is not Delta's fault, but they did arrive quite late on a flight that, according to them, would be early. They also never communicated to the other flight that there were several passengers catching that connection. So by the time we had ran to catch our connection they had closed the ramp. Lightning hit again, and they shutdown the airport once again, so the airplane was still at the gate for about an hour, and they did not allow the 20+ passengers to board that plane, which was right there. So frustrating. The only thing that saved it was that our new flight was the new airbus, and although it left an hour and a half later, the comfort level was phenomenal."

Pros: "Every thing except food!"
Cons: "Not enough food provided by airline!"

Pros: "Free novies"
Cons: "Food service and better social distancing"

Pros: "Yes"
Cons: "Blankets"

Cons: "Baggage delivery was slow and then split between 2 different terminals"

Pros: "They were nice. They listened"
Cons: "No screaming children"

Pros: "Seats were ok"

Pros: "Seat room is limited, especially when you are in the middle seat."
Cons: "Seat space"

Pros: "All employees were awesome."
Cons: "I have no complaints."

Pros: "Great price!"
Cons: "More food."

Pros: "The place to charge the phone is easily accessible on the back of the seat in front (as opposed to underneath)."
Cons: "Did not like that I had to check my bag at the gate"

Cons: "Had to clean my seat before seating."

Cons: "The legroom is not sufficient for taller people"

Pros: "On time. Fast boarding. Comfortable seating."

Pros: "Boarding was quick"
Cons: "Power in the airplane to charge phones. A form of entertainment would have been nice"

Cons: "Unable to play entertainment on my compatible device."

Cons: "The terrible communication for delays and boarding."

Cons: "Feeling of being cramped"

Pros: "All was good"
Cons: "Nothing to complain about."

Cons: "Delayed multiple times"

Cons: "Extraordinarily rude staff, no information, mess with gates, staff not willing to help. Really rude and awful-worst experience ever!"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "No legroom in 17 E"

Cons: "I will never, ever book with Kayak again"

Pros: "Busy but kind stewardesses"
Cons: "Please offer another snack option besides carboard flavored pretzels."

Cons: "Pushy crowd.."

Cons: "I tried to change my seat to an available window seat several times after online check in opened using the app and consistently received error messages so ended up stuck in a middle seat."

Cons: "Kept the lights on for too long serving dinner. Forgot to serve the middle section beverages during breakfast."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Cancelled"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Incredibly uncomfortable. I even paid extra for more room. Meals were a joke"

Cons: "It was not clear that I needed a different 6 letter code to checkin using the AA website. I finally got frustrated and called AA only to find out the code was different. The codes should have been the same or you should have referenced it on the website when I tried to check in"

Cons: "This was my final connection from a long flight, we did a line to check in and get our boarding passes, when we got to the gate I found out I didn’t have a seat number asigned but husband did, they gave me one there but of course it was not next to my husband, it was the last seat available at the end next to restroom. The smell coming out from the it was so disgusting even before th first person went in, they should do something to improve the cleaness in the restroom between flights. It would probably take them 30 more minutes to do so, and I would not mind waiting for it even if this was my final flight after 15+ hours."

Pros: "Great service"

Pros: "Amazing entertainment selection, comfortable."

Pros: "Everything about the flight"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Almost empty in economy"
Cons: "I liked everything"

Cons: "For our delay with no information"

Pros: "Food was surprisingly good. Smooth ride could have been just good weather, but it was nice. We got in early!!!"
Cons: "Legroom was ok for me because I'm short. Others may have needed more."

Pros: "The airplale MD 80 are old"

Pros: "Excellent service. Loved the tv screens with the remote. Exclennt flignt"

Cons: "They were late because of bad scheduling and the gate agent was rude"

Cons: "I loved everything"

Pros: "was a pain checking extra baggage. No one seemed to know what to do.. Apart from that AA was good."

Cons: "Indian vegetarian rice uncooked vegetables cold inedible when asked about different food no protein no vegetables Please have better food more options for vegetarian"

Pros: "Everything was great. Easy boarding great comfortable seating and friendly efficient stewardship"

Pros: "staff was amazing, entertainment great, dasani sparkling lime water tasty, very clean and reasonably comfortable"
Cons: "the breakfast was made of 90% sugar - this was very disappointing."

Pros: "Everything was on time!"

Pros: "Extra blanket and pillow. Empty seat to sleep in. Fairly clean interior for the most part."

Pros: "All good! Nice staff. Easy travel."

Cons: "Three gate changes and 45 minute delay. Same happened two years ago"

Pros: "Free alcohol and good passenger friends and friendly service."
Cons: "No outlets for phones"

Pros: "All the movies"
Cons: "Legroom"

Cons: "Could not read paper when passenger in front reclined seat. No space between rows."

Pros: "Crew was amazing."
Cons: "Wish the wifi was faster; not that much on IFE. Food was good but not great."

Pros: "The boarding and deplaning were well organized and handled very professionally"
Cons: "I had an aisle seat that was hard as a rock. The cabin crew repeatedly slammed into my shoulder with their hips and carts and never once excused themselves or asked if I was okay. The PA was muddy and difficult (near impossible) to understand."

Cons: "It was awesome. Nothing needed"

Pros: "He united crew in Chicago were awesome, they got us on a much quicker connection home! Great customer service"

Pros: "Crew was nice plane was new"
Cons: "Plane took forever to depart from gate. Missed connection"

Pros: "United Terminal in Chicago had limited seating and dining options. Flight was overbooked, but boarded quickly."
Cons: "Baggage claim at IAH took 45 minutes. Incorrect claim area was indicated for first 25 minutes, with over 200 people crowded around 1 claim area with 12 others open. Finally switched and bags took another 20 minutes. Baggage claim always takes over 30 minutes at this airport. Subway is rickety and outdated."

Pros: "Absolutely nothing!"
Cons: "On this segment of flights it was an absolute joke. Assigned a center seat along with other 1K members and stuck in the back of the bus. Flight was hot, late and then once to Houston could not get off the plane as there was nobody there to meet us. Priority bags all came off the caraosel last."

Pros: "The flight was on time."
Cons: "I think that going stingy with customers on a flight regarding food is disappointing. It’s the first time in my life that I travel and the airline doesn’t not provide food in the overall cost!, and charging for entertainment:speechless! And the seats, well uncomfortable would be a nice word to describe them.No United again!"

Cons: "Why is United charging for inflight tv and movies? Ridiculous"

Pros: "Nothing!"
Cons: "Flight was delayed for HOURS! Would havepreferred to change flights. I had just flown from Italy, stuck in Chicago for hours, get on the plane, would have to pay for any food? That’s not right. Won’t fly United again."

Pros: "Nothing positive to report...NOTHING!! Flight was three hours late leaving. No pilot then no device to move the plane away from the terminal"
Cons: "Worse travel day of my life. I'll never fly Lufthansa again and never go thru Frankfort again. Lost luggage both ways. Awful experience!!"

Pros: "First class seating is comfortable."
Cons: "Seat 1A lack of leg room."

Pros: "IAH is a beautiful airport"
Cons: "ORD needs an update"

Pros: "Crew was great. Food was tasty (croissant, etc), great touch and really appreciated the service and attitude of the crew especially the lady in first class. She could not do enough to please the passengers. A+"
Cons: "Took a long time for the ramp crew to get ramp to plane door (3-4 minutes) ??? C-"

Pros: "On time."
Cons: "No storage space for carry-on luggage despite boarding with premier access! Very long taxi after landing to get to the gate, losing a lot of my connection time. Long walk to departure gate in Houston, despite same airline."

Pros: "Absolutely nothing. The worst airline ever"
Cons: "The way we were treated after the natural disaster with Harvey. It was no ones fault. I would have been willing to pay for a new ticket, for a price that would have benefitted both parties. Not only that, when i went to airport i was charged for luggage even tho I did not have a seat. I had to fo back for a refund! You thieves, SOB's using a disaster to thief people!!"

Pros: "Snacks and drink"
Cons: "Average"

Pros: "Captain tried all he could and kept us updated while we waited for nearly an hour in Houston"
Cons: "Waited at the gate in Chicago, waited on the taxiway in Houston for 52 minutes."

Pros: "The crew was very courteous."
Cons: "The flight was delayed for about an hour - The planes were backed up on the tarmac. It is aggravating to think that you have enough time to make a connection and then to be waiting around for such a long time to take off. Paying for movies."

Cons: "Everything was great except a stewardess that was flying on the plane not working got her suitcase then her carryin and her purse and literally was holding up everybody behind me while she was getting it all hooked up. The stewardess that was working when we got to the door said she was sorry she should not of done that. Hook it up when your off the plane I guess. Otherwise it was great."

Pros: "The crew on this flight were incredibly attentive and made this one of the best flights I've been on in a long time!"

Cons: "Took off very late due to maintenance working on a seat"

Pros: "Thank you"

Pros: "I liked the entertainment screen on this aircraft."

Pros: "Leg room and a snack was provided. Also, the entertainment options were top notch!"

Pros: "boarding process was easy and fluent"
Cons: "no dislikes"

Pros: "Great"

Pros: "I slept woke up we landed."
Cons: "I was impressed smooth flight"

Pros: "Plane very clean somewhat new. Well kept."
Cons: "I hate when you get to the airport and you have a question or doubt and there is not a human being!!!! Only kiosks!!!! I hate it"

Pros: "The crew was fine."
Cons: "It was hot on the plane the entire flight. The seats are too narrow and not enough leg room. I sat in the middle seat and sandwiched in between two tall men , so I had no room to move on a 3 hr flight. Seats not comfortable for long travel. Too many people have large luggage that should be checked not carry on."

Cons: "No food"

Pros: "The flight crew was friendly and professional. The new plane had power outlets which were convienent."
Cons: "Again I had to work with the gate agent to get priority boarding because our reservation didn't show us using our united card. The gate had a great que system in place but the personnel didn't use it and this cause some confusion."

Pros: "Loved being able to watch a newer movie in flight. Enjoyed the pillow and blanket and the ability to charge my phone during flight"
Cons: "The plane was a little over crowded."

Pros: "There was a maintenance issue as soon as we all got on the plane (better safe then sorry!), but the crew communicated clearly, gave frequent updates, and made best efforts to have everything run smoothly."

Pros: "Staff are nice and helpful."
Cons: "Everything is an additional cost! Food, tv, beverages and that is not how it is anywhere else unless you are on a budget airline or flight which this was not."

Pros: "Service"
Cons: "everythinh was ok"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Seating sucked. Had to shrug my shoulders in to fit in seat. Airlines keep jamming people in to the plane to improve the bottom line. It's a Greyhound with wings."

Pros: "CSR people were very nice"
Cons: "I took this flight based on the schedule because I needed to be back home after being gone for 21 days for a very important for some very important events with my wife and family I had already been delayed one day by my employer to find out that I'm delayed in O'Hare by united airlines for over two hours crammed into a airplane like a bunch of sardines no place to upgrade the service was horrible the flight was horrible in O'Hare is horrible"

Pros: "It was efficient and comfortable."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Cons: "The screen wasn't working to watch a movie"

Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "I didnt like that before boarding i had to check my bag becUse there was nomore room in the overhead but i get inside the plane and there was plenty of room ."

Cons: "Boarding problems"

Pros: "Great price flight was delayed but we still made good timing"

Cons: "They do not inform reason why it is late"

Pros: "Seats were fairly comfortable and each headrest had a small tv screen in the back."
Cons: "Access to tv was $7.99 and I couldn't find a way to connect my headphones because the controls for the tv were on the armrest that the passenger next to me was covering with their arm, midsection, etc."

Pros: "Safe flight"
Cons: "Better service would be nice"

Pros: "Great customer service at the counter."

Cons: "This flight was also delayed. It was bade enough the first flight was delayed almost an hour, but this flight also left late from the gate."

Cons: "Check in"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Delays, gate changes, lack of notification, last minute changes."

Pros: "Arrived 30 min early"

Cons: "We waiting 2hours... delay Something to fixing on plane! I miss good business in Tampa because of that"

Cons: "not clean"

Pros: "Bag charged"

Cons: "Short-staffed, so short tempered workers.kiosks did not work. Nickled and dimed on everything. Like flying in prison. No light and a cold hard bench seat. Awful."

Cons: "Look like frontier is always late"

Pros: "Attendants were friendly, plane was clean, and the experience was overall great."
Cons: "It would have been nice if the plane carried wifi or some kind of tv/music option for entertainment."

Cons: "Late"

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

Pros: "uh the "big front seat" was decent? fairly roomy and still cheap"
Cons: "fuckin screaming children everywhere, it was horrendous"

Cons: "Trip had over 8 hours of delays."

Cons: "no free snack? not even a bag of peanuts?! disappointing"

Cons: "I did not like the long delay"

Pros: "I arrived"
Cons: "Late - as usual!"

Cons: "Late late late arrival."

Cons: "delays with NO feedback"

Cons: "there were too many delays and the situation was handled poorly. I do not plan to fly Frontier again in the future."

Cons: "They nickle and dime you to death. They even charge you for soda!"

Pros: "Getting where I was going"
Cons: "Everything else."

Cons: "See above."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"

Pros: "Very efficient."
Cons: "No free beverage."

Pros: "Politeness"
Cons: "Overall everything"

Cons: "to expensive to cary on a bag."

Pros: "Middle seat was empty"
Cons: "The delay. No food. No apologies"

Pros: "The tate"
Cons: "Paying for bags"

Pros: "I was upgraded for free!"
Cons: "The payment necessary for baggage."

Cons: "Everything!!"

Cons: "Horrible!!! Late doy and I Need to pay for my hand luggage. Never travel with Frontier!"

Pros: "Aircraft"
Cons: "Nothing"

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "They keep it simple, planes are new and clean, and many of my flights have arrived early with Frontier. Great airline, great value, and allows me to see family often and not break the bank! And for the last couple of flights the attendantsame have made the safety demo and announcements comical and therefore bringing attention back to safety demo and off personal electronics."

Cons: "A little noisy"

Cons: "Lots of screaming children, but I had to fly to Orlando."

Pros: "It was very punctual"

Pros: "QUICK AND EASY. NO LUGGAGE HASSEL"
Cons: "TO MUDH TRUBLANCE"

Pros: "Very informative on where to go!"
Cons: "Not very informational on security policy"

Pros: "Everything was good, no complaints"

Pros: "Staff"

Cons: "The Chicago airport was terrible both times. Things not clearly marked. Staff not friendly or available. Long term parking very hard to find and pricing very unclear. Didn't realize we would have to pay additional for just a seat and carry on luggage"

Pros: "Cheap..."
Cons: "Delaaaays"

Cons: "Having to pay for luggage, drinks n snacks"

Cons: "$60 for a carry on?"

Pros: "Everyone was friendly, will fly again soon to San Fran."

Pros: "Wasn' detlayed"
Cons: "Have to pay for every little extra thing"

Pros: "Everything went well."

Pros: "The staff were very nice."

Pros: "I was easliy checked in"
Cons: "It was more then an hr late The plabe shook all the ride long It felt terribly unstable"

Cons: "The flight was delayed a few times. It would be better if they were on time."

Cons: "Although the plane assigned to our flight arrived at the gate timely, Spirit chose to re-route that plane to a different location. This resulted in a 4.5 hour delay for our scheduled flight. Consequently, I cancelled my ticket and overpaid for a more timely flight to Houston."

Cons: "We were delayed two times and the seats were very uncomfortable.. by butt still hurts"

Cons: "Bad weather couldn't make my flight"

Cons: "Price of the ticket"

Pros: "Big Aircraft and comfortable flight"
Cons: "Delayed and messyboarding"

Cons: "The bathrooms were disgusting. I understand that the flight crew can only do so much, but they didn't do anything after they were told more than once that the bathrooms were gross. They just gossiped with one another. Also, I am a teacher abroad and have been to many countries in many flights, but this is the first time I have ever been sick in a flight. My head is throbbing from the change of pressure and in all of my years of flying, I have never felt like this. it was a poor experience, and I will be grateful when I don't have to fly with Spirit airlines in the future."

Cons: "Delayed"

Cons: "I was not given anything to drink"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Being lied to about boatding"

Cons: "Bitchy people sitting g behind me Loud and inconsiderate Horrible two hours"

Pros: "Landed early"

Cons: "they were rude and uncooperative. They have no type of customer service. If you ask them a question they are short and direct. If you try to work out to find a solution...they just are plain rude and do not make an effort whatsoever to accommodate their customers. They abide by their ridiculous rules and plainly will not work with you. Besides that they started to charge for separate baggage fees. So you'll but a ticket for "cheap" but then they will charge you double for baggage both ways. My boyfriend purchased a ticket and wanted to make changes...they wanted to charge him $100 to change flight info. RIDICULOUS. He ended buying another ticket....Spirit took $200 in fees extra from us."

Pros: "Back home ☺"

Cons: "They cancelled the flight and were not helpful at getting another flight. I had to go with a different airline at the last minute."

Pros: "Staff were not unpleasant."
Cons: "2 and a half hours late. No apologies. They charge for every single bag including a small backpack. Plan on spending at least $110 over your ticket. Uncomfortable chairs. They charge even for water, soda and etc. The plain smells and looks dirty"

Pros: "Arrived 30 minutes early."

Pros: "Loved the ticket agents, gate agents and crew on both the flight from Intercontinental to Chicago and back. The head flight attendant recognized me in baggage claim and was also polite and wished me safe travels. He didn't have to do that because I'm sure he wanted to get home, however... he went out of his way to wish me well. So impressed!"
Cons: "not one thing!"

Pros: "none,"
Cons: "none."

Pros: "Cleanliness, Ease"
Cons: "Turbulence, delayed flight, nickel & diming"

Pros: "The crew was funny and entertaining"
Cons: "Your planes are consistently dirty and old."

Pros: "Simple & good"

Cons: "I was held hostage, when I checked in to receive my boarding pass, I was told that had to pay $105.I asked why but clerk could give an answer so paid that was only way I leave Chicago."

Pros: "Customer service and professionalism were awful!!! I will never fly with this airline again! Any company that is unwilling to give you a glass of water without a price tag in my opinion is a hustler! Totally unprofessional and on acceptable the discreet traveler."
Cons: "Everything except the seats which wouldn't even recline!"

Cons: "They charge for a carry on bag seriously won't fly with this airline again"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "The ride, seats, and service were all terrible. The flight was delayed because another passenger defecated on the aircraft. This airline is not worth the reduced rates."

Pros: "i got to my destination."
Cons: "Always late always gate changes always a problem. Why?"

Pros: "Crew was fantastic"
Cons: "Everything was absolutely terrible with this airline"

Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours and they did not communicate this information very well. I was told to go to gate L7 and waited and waited without any information. Then they told us to go to gate L1 and then to go to gate L11 - it was very disorganized . The employees were not helpful and they seemed annoyed at all the questions. It was very crowded in the terminal and they kept telling us to move back to let other passengers off the plane but there was no where to go. All in all it was not a good experience to fly with Spirit."

Pros: "Flight was smooth"
Cons: "At least a cup of water should have been free"

Pros: "It land safely"
Cons: "Delay"

Cons: "My flight was canceled and they didn't have another flight going out until four days after. I'm never booking with Spirit ever again."

Pros: "I would've been stranded in Chicago for 2 days if it weren't for United. Never taking spirit again."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything, they have tons of hidden fees that makes the price way more than other airlines, then they brag about being cheap. The people at the counter were rude, overall the worse"

Pros: "Inexpensive ticket prices due to getting rid of many services that I don't use or care for."
Cons: "No reading material related to Spirit airlines. There should be something like a small magazine in the seat back promoting your business for customers to read."

Pros: "Flight attendants were fun"
Cons: "Huge delay"

Cons: "Cancelled my flight at the last second."

Cons: "2 hours late"

Pros: "nothing"

Pros: "Amazing landing considering the horribly bumpy ride"
Cons: "Bumpiest flight I've ever been on. Tons of sick passengers including me. 4 hours late from estimated departure type. Way too cold. Cabin lights not dimmed on a red eye flight. No services."

Cons: "It left 3 hours late"

Cons: "They didn't keep us updated and even after out plane arrived and we got on we still sat there for over another hour while the crew laughed and gossiped in the front with still no update to us as to why we were still not in the air. They were so rude and It had to be to most aggravation I have had to deal with in a very long time."

Pros: "Was on Time."
Cons: "Being Charge $50 Per Luggage is ridiculous. Might as well I had booked another airline which would be more but at least wouldn't be surprised with cost for luggage. No Wifi. Seating was tight."

Pros: "From the time I got in line to checking in and board everyone was pleasant and willing to answer all my questions"
Cons: "Only thing I didnt like was some children kicking the back of my seat in flight"

Cons: "Flight was cancelled and they were not accommodating to get us on the next flight. We bought bus tickets to the airport worth over $100 that could only be used for that day and spirit rep did not care."

Pros: "Cheap up front costs"
Cons: "Fees and auxiliary charges for bags and the like brought the total price of the flight to more than a standard flight would have cost. And every service performed, baggage, boarding etc was slow and poorly done"

Pros: "Departed and arrived on time. Price!!!"
Cons: "Nothing really."

Pros: "Would not use kayak again"
Cons: "Would not fly Spirit again"

Cons: "An hour delayed"

Cons: "Luggage limitations no water or beverages for price of ticket"

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