Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
El Salvador has reopened its airports on September 19 with enhanced health protocols (wearing of mask at all times, social distancing, and temperature checks).
All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure to board the flight, except travelers younger than 2 years old and travelers with a diplomatic, official, service, or special passport. Consult with the airline for full details prior to travel.
Travelers with a negative PCR test result will not be required to quarantine upon arrival.
There are currently 2,171 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in SV and 1,120 deaths as of Dec 2 2020
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to El Salvador.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to El Salvador is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to El Salvador with an airline and back with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to El Salvador up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Being on time"
Cons: "Nothing you guys did great thankyou so much."
Cons: "On time"
Cons: "The boarding crew wasn’t friendly"
Cons: "Seats are too small"
Pros: "The flight itself was excellent. Friendly, helpful, kind — great attendants and crew."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 4 hours. We never found out why exactly. That was a little tough but staff was great"
Pros: "Nice helpful crew, plane was clean, arrived ahead of schedule"
Cons: "Nothing much"
Pros: "Nothing three hours late I went to dc and then took the train"
Cons: "Having food & being on time would’ve been nice?"
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "No drink/snack service because of shorter flight times."
Pros: "Horrible storms kept us in the air for at least an hour past our scheduled landing time. And yet we experienced virtually no turbulence. The pilots did an excellent job of keeping us updated, kept things as smooth as possible with the bad weather and we had plenty of movies and games to choose"
Cons: "I was charged an extra $100 because my bag was 10lbs overweight. Where is this crazy fee communicated on their website? And why does it have to be so much? I didn't have a way to weigh our bag before we left. I had no idea it was so heavy - ridiculous price."
Pros: "Crew was great, just not very much room."
Cons: "Larger seat room."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Food was excellent"
Pros: "The crew was fantastic."
Cons: "Seats, leg space, noise. The seats in coach were too close together and the entertainment system was slow and seemed outdated."
Pros: "Being that I needed to book last minute due to my other carrier only having one flight headed back to my destination, of which they weren't even sure if it would be taking off...Delta came through in a pinch. It was my first time flying with them but the ticket agent was helpful and attentive"
Pros: "Crew was very professional. Seat uncomfortable. No entertainment. did get water or coffee."
Cons: "more leg room is needed"
Cons: "Seats were a little tight."
Pros: "Efficient and friendly"
Pros: "Not sure why this flight was delayed inbound. But it made the departure late by over 30 minutes."
Pros: "Seats are comfortable and didn’t mind staying with the back upright. Flight attendants veery friendly and boarding was fast and easy."
Cons: "Headrest was too short and there’s no seat back screen. More communication from the cockpit at the end would have been nice. Announcements were very hard to hear over the background plane noise."
Pros: "Quick flight"
Cons: "Flight attendant spoke like a robot. Could not understand her."
Pros: "Flight was safe, smooth & fast."
Cons: "Aiirlines always want to try and chargel extra money for everything. If you purchase tickets back in February and still can't sit with your significant other that's a problem to me."
Pros: "On time."
Pros: "The people was relaxed and the flight attendant was polite and professional.. everything was on time"
Cons: "Nothing at all great service"
Pros: "Roomier than a lot of airplanes."
Cons: "Bumpy ride. Nobody's fault."
Pros: "Flight crew is helpful. We travelled with my 82 year old mother who needed some assistance, especially for our short connection times, and they made sure she and our whole group made it to the connections on time."
Pros: "I liked booking/purchasing my ticket on Kayak on June 3rd."
Cons: "I did not like arriving for my 4:50 PM EST flight at 4:10 PM EST and being told there is no way I can make my flight. The crew at CVG’s Delta desk is incredibly uninspiring and not helpful at all. A lot can be done in 40 minutes and they made little to no effort helping me make my flight or to get me on another flight on 6/13 that would get me home to Colorado Springs the same day."
Pros: "great crew, very nice and helpful often looking for ways to serve people. More leg room. I had a free upgrade to exit row seating. Food was prettu good for a flight of that length."
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."
Pros: "Boarding was fine. And service was good."
Cons: "TV controls didn’t work. So I couldn’t watch anything for the 4+ hour flight."
Cons: "The attendants at the delta counter in the airport were very rude and told us we were nit elite member when in Lima and Mexico was at the contrary"
Pros: "Friendly crew with modern plane"
Cons: "Why am I paying for first class for just snacks I can buy in an airport shop?"
Cons: "Flight was late by almost 2 hours!!!"
Pros: "Flight was on time, boarded quickly and efficiently. Staff were nice enough but all business."
Pros: "Nice and attentive staff, smooth on and off."
Pros: "I fly non Rev so it's great to fly economy comfort for free"
Cons: "Seats were available so not a bad experience. Sometimes not knowing if I'll make the flight is unnerving. It's worth it however for the flight benefit I book directly through Delta so very curious how and why Kayak is requesting this survey"
Pros: "Delta made sure my husband and I had seats together and my husband was thrilled to have a window seat. We took off and arrived earlier than scheduled."
Cons: "Everything was perfect. Nothing negative to report."
Cons: "I have never been to Billings, so I find it rather difficult to review this flight that I have never been on."
Cons: "had to check my carryon which got WET sitting outside to be loaded on the plane. It was a cloth bag."
Pros: "The crew chief"
Cons: "Water not to top; towel holder broken. 20 minutes for wheel chair to arrive"
Pros: "Didn't nickel and dime us about snacks or entertainment. Warned us about turbulence, but it wasn't too bad, thanks to the pilot for doing his best to keep us on an even keel. Did not feel,squished in the "comfort" or Premium Economy seats. In the lowered expectations world of modern air travel, this was relatively OK, which means I recommend it and would fly with them again."
Cons: "I told you my daughter's birthdate, you know her age, don't require me to call you and wait on hold for 30+ minutes for her to not be seated by herself."
Pros: "Flying to Portland was trouble free."
Cons: "No complaints here"
Pros: "Really surprised to see that Deltas new 737's had free in seat entertainment."
Cons: "Boarding was a little awkward."
Cons: "i checked my bag and did not have any carry-on. Generally, i feel i should be offered boarding before all the masses who try to carry on bags that are too large and need to be gate-checked....they clog up the ramp and aisles once on the plane (this is a general complaint that is not directed at Delta specifically...applies to all airlines)"
Cons: "Seating is too crowded"
Pros: "Tail winds provided an early arrival. When my flight was rebooked due to a delay on my first booking I was upgraded to Permium booking and drinks were complementary on the flight from Atlanta to Philadelphia."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Why no service in first class?"
Pros: "Liked we actually made it."
Cons: "Another delayed American Airlines flight where the temperature in the cabin was as the overall apathy of the employees."
Pros: "You sold my seat , now I am sleeping in the airport it is no nice"
Cons: "Yes if you keep my seat"
Cons: "We landed early and had to wait 45 min on the runway."
Pros: "Is ok"
Cons: "More space between seat and free food"
Pros: "Crew professional and competent"
Pros: "Clear communication on flight boarding"
Cons: "Attendant could have been more friendly."
Pros: "This seats on this flight were very comfortable."
Cons: "Delayed boarding due to mechanical issue with a lens on one of the plane's exterior lights."
Cons: "Due to missed connection, computer booked me on later flight, but in the wrong class (i.e., not first class as ticketed). Very helpful agent at O'Hare was able to remedy this though (didn't get her name. 6/25/19 at help desk near O'Hare gate L4, 7PM)"
Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "EVERYTHING! We were supposed to leave at 7:30 pm and we ended up departing at 9pm"
Pros: "Did good job"
Cons: "Bigger seats in economy"
Pros: "I loved everything"
Pros: "Courteous crew and staff"
Cons: "Check bags online for all flights"
Pros: "We didn’t crash."
Cons: "Very confused as to why I am receiving messages regarding confirming flight and post flight review when I did not purchase this flight. I watched it, did NOT book it. I should not be charged for it."
Cons: "I didn’t like the food, worse I’ Ever taste"
Pros: "Latam would not transfer 1 medium baggage from LATAM to Avianca at Lima"
Pros: "Departure was on time"
Cons: "Really hard seats, no phone charger outlets, on board WiFi didn’t work"
Cons: "Why go through security over again as a transit passenger? Especially, as Lima airport security appears poorly organized."
Pros: "Flight was delayed so much that I would miss my connection so I never went and am on a new flight today on a different airline"
Pros: "Smootm and in early."
Cons: "Not knowing no gratis drinks were served."
Pros: "We took off and arrived on time. That was the only thing they did right."
Cons: "The service was terrible. The stewardess was clearly doing exactly what she needed to in order to not get fired."
Pros: "Worst airline food in years."
Cons: "Food was bad on all 4 legs of trip"
Cons: "Remained on tarmac too long before allowed to disembark airplane in San Salvador. However, I did not miss my connection because of it. Did not offer enough water during flight! I was getting dehydrated."
Cons: "No complains"
Pros: "Relatively quick, friendly crew, on time (boarding, departure, arrival)"
Cons: "Hit a bit of turbulence, food was good, but can be improved"
Cons: "I have flown this airline many times and never once have we ever taken off on time. We left 2 and a half hours late and the people that work for them are grumps all the time. Never flying them again."
Pros: "the flight was AVIANCA , not American Airlines"
Cons: "Tiny airplane. We had a delay of 2 hours."
Pros: "Flight attendant, David, was extremely professional and nice."
Pros: "Good food, kind staff, free booze"
Pros: "Good food!"
Cons: "horrible plane for international travel. it was small cramped. Food was horrible. Not even a good full meal. Just snacks."
Cons: "They put a bunch of crying babies next to me, other than that it was a good experience."
Pros: "one more bag"
Pros: "When I was able to get my seat TV to work I enjoyed a movie."
Cons: "Food gave me cramps, seat was super uncomfortable, and the crew was not happy to be there."
Pros: "Las aeromosas muy amables y profesionales."
Cons: "Los asientos incómodos que no funcionaban el cambio de posición. El pago de sobrepeso escandalozo; por 10 Libras $160 más extra fees...."
Pros: "It was comfortable, nice staff and had a meal as well"
Pros: "It's not the person at the gate's fault. She tried to be very informative and kind."
Cons: "The flight was scheduled to leave at 630am. It's currently 945am and I'm still in the airport. Now a new maintenance issue was found. Flying is a first world luxury with first world problems."
Pros: "It was fine. Nothing special, nothing wrong. On time."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable. The flight attendants were courteous."
Cons: "The food was not too good."
Cons: "Crew were consistently overlooking us in the middle section."
Pros: "The flight was fast and good service"
Cons: "En El Salvador the person who check my luggage was rude And throw my medicines to the garbage and she told That I need a proscription from my Dr , never it happen before , I think she work for El Salvador airport but she was rude"
Pros: "Solo que a la 1:10pm le comunique al sobrecargo del vuelo Avianca #928 Lima _ salvador 1010 1: 20 pm hora local me di cuenta que se quedo el anillo de matrimonio en el paso de migración en la bandeja, el sobrecargo me di una instrucción que debía hablar con el encargado del Salvador la Srta Geaninia Gomez indica que como no es pérdida dentro del avión no se hacen responsables, lo que no estoy de acuerdo que me digan eso ya que es trayecto del vuelo que estaba realizando voy a tomar medidas para presentar un reclamo ya que es un valor sentimental ya que ni me dejaron ir a ver estando casi 40 minutos y sentí que no me ayudaron por los menos con una llamada en el departamento."
Pros: "good attention"
Pros: "* on time * courteous staff"
Pros: "Staff was pleasant and efficient. Schedules met my needs."
Cons: "Seats on smaller planes were very tight!!! It's not just your butt in the seat but where do you put your elbows?!?!?!?"
Cons: "Crowded seating, smaller seats."
Cons: "Movies broken has to change seat"
Pros: "Comfortable seating, good service, wide variety of entertainment options."
Cons: "I’m vegetarian and the food was horrendous and extremely limited."
Pros: "staff was fine"
Cons: "Loaded us on the plane and kept us on the small cramped plane for 90 minutes before leaving. Just stuck sitting there"
Pros: "They put us in First Class which was a wonderful treat"
Cons: "The pretzels were awful"
Pros: "Nothing. It was extremely stressful dealing with the cancellation."
Pros: "Politeness of the crew, not cramped"
Pros: "crew was patient and efficient"
Cons: "3+ hour delay leaving CVG due to delayed plane out of ORD"
Pros: "Exit row seat. 18A"
Cons: "No tv, not loving the waffle cookie."
Pros: "Easy check in and boarding. Nice airports"
Cons: "small.seats. poor snacks"
Pros: "Is goood"
Cons: "Very good"
Cons: "The Wi-Fi didn't work when I tried it on my computer."
Cons: "This flight seems to be frequently delayed waiting on the inbound aircraft from SFO to CVG"
Cons: "Almost didn't get to flight. Service desk had one person checking in bags. No communication with anyone in line and they had no help. Very poor service. Only was I made it was risking taking bag on flight."
Pros: "Access to entertainment online with the app was good. Good customer service. Nice memorable suit case tag gifts for the inaugural flight. Friendly staff."
Pros: "Crew was great. Very patient with a difficult situation."
Cons: "Issue with something in the bathroom. I was on the plane watching them decide what to do for 20 minutes or more. Then I had to de-plane (just my row) while they cleaned. Then they decided it was too wet. Everyone deplaned. They changed planes and we didn't leave for hours. Seems like they could have found the issue and changed planes before we boarded."
Cons: "While boarding the plane, another passenger was sitting in our seat. When I asked to see her ticket she explained she didn't have a ticket and didn't need one? I'm a flight attendant!!! Very rudely. The attitude in some of the flight attendants is wrong !!! You work in customer service help find solutions don't create problems."
Pros: "Very comfortable and enjoyable good vibe not to loud"
Cons: "There wasn't anything I didn't like it was my first flight ever and it was good"
Pros: "All was good. Crew was nice to everyone."
Cons: "Two large people had carry on bags that did fit in the overhead. They kept trying different areas and delaying boarding for other passagers."
Pros: "Your crew was sympathetic to the dry air and happily provided extra water when I asked"
Cons: "Fellow next to me was having a hard time with the credit card use for direct tv."
Pros: "Helpfully and we'll guided"
Pros: "Efficient, smooth boarding, on-time push and take off, good skill on a crosswind landing."
Cons: "Being packed into a CRJ-700 with 50 of my closest friends I never knew. Snacks are ok but nothing exciting. No elbow room (I'm not obese)"
Pros: "Plane took off and landed in one piece on time - funny how we all accept that is all that matters"
Cons: "I am a connection in Chicago from A to C concourse- too far. I came to fly not walk. Then we loaded from the front to the back - crazy. Service was slow cos too few crew. Airlines completely "dis" their customers"
Pros: "The crew on the plane were nice."
Cons: "You cancelled my flight when I was in chicago to cincinnati United did not offer me anything no hotel, money back nothing and I had to be somewhere very important I didn't have my thing because it was in my suitcase which i didn't get till sunday. Ended up renting a car and driving the rest of the way. Never offer anything to help me. Then United messed up my plane ticket on my way back home almost miss my flight."
Pros: "Getting from A to B safely. Some of the crew were extremely helpful and sweet."
Pros: "My flights were on time and I didn't die."
Cons: "United Airlines doesn't have power outlets in their economy seats."
Pros: "I realy enjoy the flight"
Cons: "Wifi is wrong"
Pros: "The crew was wonderful."
Cons: "The temperature on the plane was so cold that ice was falling on passengers throughout the flight from the vents. I chose coffee for my in-flight beverage to warm up, but the flight attendants did not have lids available to offer. As you can imagine, that didn't end well on a turbulent flight."
Pros: "Nice aircraft"
Cons: "Late out of ORD"
Pros: "The email updates on flight gates."
Pros: "Everything went like clockwork, the announcements, the boarding, the take off, the landing and the on time arrival. This trip was an example of how things should go."
Pros: "Comfortable and on time other than rain delays"
Cons: "Missed connecting flight and had difficulty getting help to reschedule b missed flight due to retouting to Austin"
Pros: "Great friendly crew, you can tell they love their jobs"
Cons: "Liked everything"
Pros: "Everything was smooth"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 2 1/2 hours, transferred carriers and still don't have my bag"
Cons: "The flight was delayed so that I would miss my connecting flight so they change me to a different flight which was been cancelled and I had to get a different flight to Detroit where I landed as far from my departing gate as you could possibly make it with 20 minutes to get there"
Cons: "Waiting In the airport 6hr waiting on a flight that takes and hour"
Pros: "Flight was not longer."
Cons: "No free entertainment. Didn't give out headphones until an hour into the flight. Tight seating. No meal service."
Pros: "Got here"
Cons: "Lost luggage"
Pros: "We finally got to Chicago.... In one piece!"
Cons: "The delay, the plane changed so the seat assignments changed but we were not given new boarding passes, A MESS!"
Pros: "on time, clean plane, efficient crew."
Pros: "The smooth ride"
Cons: "Could not cross my legs Not enough room for food and diabetes kit Flight information would not load"
Pros: "The crew was wonderful"
Cons: "Like any flight, the lack of choice in included snacks."
Cons: "The snack food was the worst I've ever had on any flight. It was some kind of Asian-style snack and I almost gagged. Never had a snack on a plane I couldn't eat until now."
Cons: "Flight delayed so booked on another flight. Get to layover and was told that United tried but couldn't book the second leg of the flight after all. Before we left our original destination, they assured us all the arrangements had been made. Lying to customers doesn't look good for businesses."
Pros: "On time departure of flight"
Cons: "Seats seem to be getting smaller. Flight attendants movement is greatly reduced. It seemed that his behind every time I looked up. Not good!"
Pros: "Price and comfortable new plane"
Cons: "Male stewardess was very unpleasant/unprofessional No food or snack or water offered to my son or I"
Pros: "The flight was fine nothing to rave about or complain about."
Cons: "The cargo door did jam on the return flight so we had to wait at least 30 minutes to get our bags. Not sure if someone didn't do what they were supposed to do when securing luggage. It took maintenance some time and several calls before they came to assist."
Pros: "There is absolutely nothing that I liked about this experience!"
Cons: "They had to reroute my flight four times! Then when they finally gave me a final flight I didn't get the premier seating that I paid for! Even if it's the only flight available the next time I fly I will not book with United!"
Cons: "our flight was a little delayed, the rest was wonderful"
Pros: "I liked that United got me a flight on Delta. A delay on my United flight would have taken off after my connecting flight took off from Chicago to Hartford."
Cons: "I did not get a text message or a phone call that my flight had a long delay."
Airlines flying from Cincinnati to El Salvador have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters
Masks required on board, masks provided
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights