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August Best time to beat the crowds with an average 62% drop in price.

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December Most popular time to fly with an average 25% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$182 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$131 or less

Good deal one-way

$83 or less

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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $83 or less one-way and $131 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from Detroit to Philadelphia was found 30 days before departure, on average.
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  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is August.
  • Morning departure is around 32% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
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Top 3 airlines serving Detroit to Philadelphia

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.1
JetBlue
Overall score based on 19,291 reviews
8.3
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.6
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.8
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "Tvs didn’t work on the 2nd flight I had to take because of the delay in Rochester- insult to injury..."

Cons: "The flight left an hour late."

Cons: "Overweight person on my left, her arm beyond armrest hitting me in my side especially when plane shook while going through the clouds. Not a good flight at all"

Pros: "Everything including the seating, in flight service and entertainment."
Cons: "NA"

Pros: "Everything including the seating, in flight service and entertainment."
Cons: "NA"

Pros: "Love Jet Blue! Very efficient. Very professional. Roomy plane. Love the TV! Wish i flew with them more often."

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "They worked slowly and caused me to miss my connecting flight. They didn’t try to help us make the connection. Awful."

Pros: "Crew was nice and the flight was fine"
Cons: "I was quite shocked that the seat I had originally been put in the head phone jack and The Wholearea where the channel changes was falling apart. I was able to switch seats due to flight being not full but that would be annoying. I also was weirded out that they did not ha e touch screens. In general the plane just seemed old and dirty to me."

Pros: "First time to fly JetBlue! Very nice and all that leg room. Next travel JetBlue it is!"

Pros: "We arrived early in Philly"
Cons: "The boarding was late"

Pros: "On Time and smooth."

Pros: "I loved that the pilot on my first flight introduced himself and staff to the customers prior to loading the plane. Everyone was very welcoming and friendly. The leg-room! The leg room was a great surprise. No hassle with bags. Great snacks, wi-fi and movies for FREE! I was so tickled. I've never flown JetBlue. I thought it was just another low-cost airline that makes you pay for everything , what a nice surprise! I immediately gave you a shout-out on my facebook account. Best flight experience I've had in a long time. Thank you."

Cons: "delayed"

Cons: "I wish a non Carb protein snack were offered."

Pros: "Boarding and gate location"
Cons: "I’m absolutely not a cold natured person, however I was freezing and extremely uncomfortable the entire flight."

Pros: "Great snacks, nice plane staff."
Cons: "An electrical problem caused the plane to shut down. Rather than finding us new flights, we waited for many hours for the plane to be repaired. I was planning on making it to work by 9 this morning but the only folks who received alternate flights were the ones with connections :( in addition to this, the power shutting down on the plane was extremely unsettling. I have flown hundreds of times and have zero fear of flying. Today, I was terrified that the power would shut off mid-flight at any moment. I truly wish we'd been given another plane...i know that's tough. But something along those lines would have been better than stepping back on the one that shut down with all of us in it...after waiting for hours for it to be repaired. I do appreciate the $150 coupon though."

Pros: "Flight was on time Leg room was good"

Pros: "delay, delay,..... never got the on time"

Pros: "I enjoyed the beverage options and my neighbors"
Cons: "No complaints"

Pros: "On time, friendly staff"
Cons: "Had to check my bag even tho there were a few spots still available."

Pros: "Clean airplane and great flight attendants!!! Love the fact that it has extra room for legs which makes flying so much easier. Price per checked in bag is very reasonable and allow people to check in bags rather then carrying extra large bags on the plain as pretend carry on."

Cons: "Nice flight"

Pros: "checking in could not have been easier"
Cons: "I wanted them to bring more coffee around"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Security was so backed up. I was not the only one who missed a flight, there were several people in line with me That also missed fights. They seemed very understaffed. When myself and other passengers asked them for help, they either ignore us or laughed."

Cons: "The seat was hard. I could feel the bolts under the cushion."

Pros: "Donna was truly phenomenal The captain was friendly and informative"
Cons: "None"

Pros: "Service was excellent and we actually had leg room!!"
Cons: "World‘s tiniest airplane toilet. I think munchkins built this for other munchkins. And I don’t mean big munchkins, but real real small munchkins."

Pros: "The seats were very comfortable. The snacks and drinks were free and had a good variety to choose from. Watching Direct tv was an added bonus. The attendants were all very nice and efficient."
Cons: "It would have been quicker and easier to board from the back of the plane forward. No one would have to wait while people stowed their bags and the people seated would not have to suffer through being hit with bags as people struggled to get through with their luggage."

Pros: "professional and friendliness ocean the crew"

Pros: "Jetblue is very reliable, very friendly and professional crew, and the make the flight very smooth."
Cons: "Food choices are limited, but I understand it is a short flight."

Pros: "The tvs, snacks, seat space"
Cons: "Loved everything"

Pros: "Snacks, TV, wifi, leg room - what's not to like?"
Cons: "Bit of an older plane, but still pretty good considering!"

Cons: "Plane was delayed by about 4 hours"

Pros: "Accommodated a change in our flight due to weather seamlessly. Saved our Christmas. Thank you!"

Cons: "They missed checkin bags and told me to collect tomorrow"

Pros: "The ladies at the gate were able to provide us with the best updates and tried their best to keep everyone calm and answer as many questions as possible and were constantly checking for updates. They also provided water and chips for us where no one else was trying t do anything at all."
Cons: "The flight was delayed several hours due to mechanical issues in the cockpit. Why they would think we would want to fly on that plane after the pilot refused the "fix" and left because he and his crew "timed out" because we waited so long. Flight was scheduled to depart at 8:26pm, we didn't depart until well after 1am. I got home at 6am! The ladies at the gate were awesome, however the "supervisor, Armondo Gonzalez Figueroa, only came to restate what had already been said by the gate agents, did not have ANY answers, did not offer any solutions, barely answered any questions, and stopped the gate agents from removing blankets of the plane to provide to the many many passengers who were waiting there freezing. The compensation offered was a joke. HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE!!!!!"

Pros: "Flights were on time, people were friendly, snacks and drinks were FREE, TVs at every seat, comfortable seating!! What’s not to like?"
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "excellent service"

Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "They did have entertainment screens which was a plus. During both flights they did not work properly which was frustrating."

Cons: "My flight was delayed by more than 2hrs. We were told that it was because of the weather in Boston. However, other airlines were not delayed this much. Also, it was initially very cold on the plane, but the flight corrected that later by turning on the heat."

Pros: "Crew provided great service."
Cons: "My seat's TV screen had a terrible picture that got worse during the flight."

Pros: "THe ground crew was able to get me on an earlier flight home."

Pros: "ON TIME! TV Comfortable Seats Leg room (though I am by no means tall)"

Cons: "It was late about 30 minutes. But the overall was good."

Cons: "Everyone was very friendly and we arrived early to Boston"

Pros: "All good"

Pros: "comfortable flight, on time, pleasant crew and I was impressed with how a woman with a puppy was treated. I had a terrible experience when I went from CA to MI about 6 years ago on another airline. ( I was bringing my puppy back with me). I'm sorry I didn't complain about it."

Cons: "they put my luggage on a different flight that is not arriving for 2 more days now i have to miss my appointment at the blue lagoon, i have literally been up for 24 hours to get here & now i have no clean clothes to change into and no bathing suit for my appointment at the blue lagoon that i booked in APRIL this is SO NOT COOL i came here to see this country & spend money here but now i will be heading straight home the second i do get MY luggage, also the flight attendants were very rude"

Pros: "The flight was fast and comfortable. The crew was quick and organized. The seats were comfortable as was the foot room."
Cons: "The tvs were broken the entire flight but I had a book so I was able to read that instead. When the tvs were working the earphone jacks were so worn out my earphones barely worked. Basically old and tired."

Pros: "Crew was nice. Smooth flight."
Cons: "flight delay, then another equipment delay. But, better to fly in a safe airplane than rush things. I think the seats would be a little uncomfortable for a flight longer than a couple hours."

Pros: "Better chairs"
Cons: "More leg room"

Cons: "First, late boarding. Second......Over fueled 10,000 lbs too much. Yes, that was 10,000 lbs! Had to wait for truck to come and defuel. Sat on plane over 2 hours before take off. Third did not know I would have to pay for bag and buy a seat. Won't be flying Frontier again."

Cons: "Will not be using. Hidden charges doe luggage. No complimentary drinks. Filthy conditions. Will not be using frontier ever again."

Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Delayed 1 hr The tray top is so small and inconvenient that it is rendered useless"

Cons: "Charge for every possible essential after advertising low fares. Really uncomfortable seats, no recline, no head or neck rest. No wifi or entertainment on long haul flights."

Cons: "Wasn't calling by zones, was pretty much a free for all to get on the plane."

Pros: "The safety announcement just before take off was a refreshing & original presentation done by the very cheerful flight attendant, Brittany."

Cons: "There was a 70 pound German Shepherd taking up my fiance's leg room"

Pros: "The staff on our flight to Philadelphia was excellent!"
Cons: "We arrived at Miami Airport 2 1/2 hours before our flight as request by your airline request only to find no staff .to check luggage. We waited an hour along with 60 other people before any of your staff decided to come to work. I walk with a cane and there were several seniors would had to wait in line. I think it is ridiculous that you do not have staff at the kiosk for your early morning flights. This type of service is unacceptable!"

Pros: "Great take off and landing. Very comfortable seats."
Cons: "That no snacks or beverages were provided for free"

Pros: "I liked the convience of be able to relax and eat while waiting to aboard the plane!"
Cons: "I didn't like that all the seats were taken in the waiting area"

Pros: "Efficient boarding on and off the plane."
Cons: "The $75 fee for overweight bags is unreasonable. It should be more like $10 for only a few pounds over 50."

Pros: "Roomy seats, lengthy seat belts. Plenty of legroom. Fast flight. Like the A320."
Cons: "Charges for EVERYTHING! Why charge for carryon bags? Your crew does not touch them, yet we have to pay to bring them with us? Why pay for water?"

Cons: "Couldn't move the seat back at all. Couldn't sleep."

Pros: "The seats were comfortable enough. The departure was 40 min late, but the plane eventually landed according to the original schedule, which was nice. The price was very good, even with adding 40$ for too big carry-on."
Cons: "The attendants were talking way too much, making different announcements and explanations almost non-stop. They also organized some kind of reshuffling of people inside the plane due to the need to ... rebalance the aircraft. Never saw it at any other airline."

Cons: "I will never fly frontier again."

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

Pros: "The flight was on time and we arrived earlier than anticipated."
Cons: "Seats don't recline on frontier plane."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Even though the ticket is cheap, you have to pay outrageous prices for literally everything else. You have to pay to reserve a seat (any seat) otherwise they can separate your family on the plane. You have to pay for drinks (even water) no matter how long your flight. You don't get a free carry on bag and if you don't book the bag before you get to the airport it can cost you north of 45$ to check it. The accommodations themselves were not great. The chairs have no cushioning, don't recline, are so close together that I couldn't cross my legs, and the tray table is 4 inches wide and couldn't even hold my laptop. The flight attendants on both flights were extremely rude and ran into me with the drink cart twice. One of the flight attendants when asked if the AC would be turned on since the flight was pretty warm asked if the woman wasn't just having hot flashes. She was upset tingly abrasive. The flight was delayed on the Tarmac for over an hour because the team couldn't load the baggage on the flight. The flight team didn't give us any explanation of the delay beyond that, they didn't update is on the expected time delay and they never apologized for the delay. When we did finally get going the flight crew was very rude with asking people to sit back down. Worst of all was that after all of that they lost my luggage. Despite a 2 hour layover and 1 hour delay at the gate specifically because they weren't done loading the luggage Frontier couldn't manage to get my luggage from gate 42 to gate 44... The whole experience was awful. I would never fly with them again no matter how cheap the ticket."

Pros: "It is $5 cheaper to check a bag but still adds $90 onto the overall flight. Also no in flight drinks."
Cons: "Roomier"

Pros: "The boarding and deplaning process was very fast. Most likely this is due to the fact that it is less expensive to check a bag than to carry one on, so there were way fewer bags overhead than on a typical flight with another airline."
Cons: "Be prepared to pay if you want to eat or drink. All items are for purchase only. I don't think that my seat reclined at all (and I wasn't near an exit row), so no sleep for me on my almost three hour flight."

Pros: "Flight left on time and arrived at my destination early. Crew was very courteous."
Cons: "Cost of check-in bags too high, seats uncomfortable and too close, had to pay extra for my seat (which was not an upgraded seat), no complimentary beverages"

Pros: "Staff was nice"
Cons: "They have stripped down the seats of this plane to make more room to squeeze in more rows. The seats are incredibly uncomfortable even for my short 3 hour flight. The try table is less than the size of a half sheet of paper - you simply cannot put your laptop up and work. $35 for a carry on, nickel and dime you for everything including a drink. Last time I will be flying frontier!"

Pros: "we had a sudden storm which required us to hold for over an hour before landing. Crew was very professional and pilot excellent to get us down after an hour and a half delay."

Pros: "Cheap fare, but you pay for everything else. Crew were fun. Plane is spartan."
Cons: "Everything has a price. Everything."

Pros: "Direct flight"

Pros: "nothing"
Cons: "flight got cancelled at last moment"

Pros: "The flight crew was friendly."
Cons: "No snacks. Having to pay for a beverage. And there were no in-flight entertainment options and no magazines in the seat back pocket."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Bag fair, airline in general"

Pros: "I specifically loved all of the crew members on my flights to Orlando and back home. They gave me a few good laughs with their jokes and funny expressions. Another great factor of using Frontier is that they keep you up to schedule with your flight by sending you emails from the morning of until your flight departs to insure you don't miss a gate change or flight delays."
Cons: "The only downfall of using this airline is that the customer is not informed before hand that you have to pay an additional, but small, cost to choose your seat. The customer is also charged for a carry on unlike some other airlines who allow 1 free carry on."

Pros: "I felt deceived by Frontier. I knew paying the low fair I was going to get a bare bones trip. I was fine with paying for my own drink. I cannot believe that the airline is charging $40 bags for a carry on!!!!!! Also I had to pay an additional $27 each so my husband and I could sit together. Shame on you frontier. Of given the choice I will NEVER fly with this airline again. Everyone I tell about my experience has their own negative story to tell about Frontier. I suggest you change your practice before you go out of business. My final cost was double the original price of my original ticket. Just price the ticket as it should be."

Pros: "Boarded on Time Flight smooth and early. Only disruptions were at the airport its self."

Pros: "Boarding was fast. The only slightly negative I noticed was the window was very dirty on the inside and the seat back in front of me was too."

Pros: "Cost of the flight was substantially less than another airline I was looking into and it was a nonstop flight, whereas the other airlines had 1 or 2 stops. Both flights were on time...everything went smoothly. Flight attendants were very pleasant."
Cons: "Paying for a carryon was unexpected; it adds about $35 each way), but you are able to carry a smaller bag at no charge."

Cons: "Bait & Switch or Bait & Pile Two plane tickets priced at 156.00 ended up costing 364.00 because I wanted to sit with my wife and we each wanted to bring one carry-on bag! Refused to pay an ADDITIONAL 45.00 each to sit in comfortable seats!"

Pros: "Pilot was a cowboy, quick taxi and fast flight, arrived at gate 45 minutes early. On a late flight, the early arrival was a welcomed outcome."
Cons: "I checked a hard case fishing rod tube that contained a brand new fishing rod. The case can be opened from the top and side and both can be locked. The side was the only thing locked and top opening had a simple clip on it so anyone could to easily open it up and inspect the inside. Someone cut the side lock off, took the case apart obviously looking for something and then jammed everything back together securing the cut off lock with a zip tie. After I got home late that night I noticed my lock was cut off and rod broken in 2 pieces. Very disappointed, hopefully someone at Frontier reimburses me for the damage."

Pros: "Cheap tickets"
Cons: "No food or entertainment"

Cons: "i wasnt able to even fly"

Pros: "flying time"
Cons: "Bait and switch routine on the price I paid. I had to pay extra for each seat and ridiculous baggage fees. Way to unbundle and rip off the consumer..."

Pros: "The seats had a surprising amount of legroom, and the staff was nice (though i'm not sure why there were as many as a normal flight from another airline, since they don't do anything beyond the safety demo)"
Cons: "You are not adequately made aware that you will be charged for carry on unlike other airlines. And in doing so, the price of the ticket goes from being impressively cheap to being more than a flight from another airline that has more included amenities, like actual refreshements and free carry-ons. You also get charged for just selecting a seat, not a special seat, but ANY SEAT AT ALL. So the price you initially see when searching for flights is quite misleading. In reality, you should ad at least 50 bucks to any frontier ticket to get a truer picture of what the price would be for a normal passenger with a single carry-on that wants a particular seat."

Cons: "Hidden fees! Seat fees, checks. Bag fees. And what the **** is a carry-on bag fee? And after paying $75 to have two small bags TOTAL, y'all lost my luggage? Never again."

Cons: "flight was an hour off with no explanation as to the cause. Seats did not recline and were terribly uncomfortable."

Pros: "We had a flight to Philadelphia we boarded on time and landed early! It was great!"

Cons: "I've used Frontier twice. Once for Thanksgiving week and once for Christmas week. Both times I had to wait 40-45 minutes to get my bag. The first time, the belt stopped working after already sitting and waiting 20 minutes for the the luggage to come to baggage claim. So myself and a large number of people had to wait an extra 20 minutes before someone decided to switch the our bags to a different belt. The second time there was no malfunction. Literally the entire plane and myself, who checked a bag, waited a total of 45 minutes before the first luggage appeared. Because I'm a considerate person, I prefer that my ride doesn't get a ticket or their vehicle towed for waiting outside for an extra 20-30 minutes or they waste their gas by circling around the airport until I finally say, "I have my bag." Mind you, this only seems to happen when I'm arriving to Orlando. I probably will be avoiding Frontier Airlines when picking my next flight."

Cons: "5 hours delay"

Pros: "The crew and ticket price are the only positive things I can think of."
Cons: "You have to pay ridiculous prices for just about everything. If water wasn't necessary for basic survival they probably would've charged at least 1 dollar per ounce. You can't recline and leg room is scarce."

Pros: "On both fights I was surprised by the overbearing rudeness of the flight attendants. I turned around when I heard a loud female voice chastising someone only to find the attendant speaking to a customer. On my return flight, the pilot came in hot causing the wings to sway wildly when on the ground. The stewardess actually said, over the loudspeaker, "yehaw - we're back in Texas!!" This did not comfort me. Also, I travel alot. This was my first experience on Frontier for years. Not impressed with anything but the price."

Pros: "Polite and Pleasant staff. Clean airplane. Inexpensive ticket. Direct flight. Couldn't ask for anything else. Thanks Frontier!"

Pros: "Boarding was quick, being in the front of the plane was nice, and the flight staff were professional and excellent"
Cons: "Seats weren't that comfortable, but spacious enough."

Cons: "Could stock up on snacks. Offer bottled water free."

Pros: "I liked that I woke up to the crew asking to return pens for the next flight. Thought it was hilarious after they charged me $65 to carry on a bag that I could have probably passed off as one that can fit under a seat. I can keep going if you’d give me more typing space."
Cons: "Anything and everything."

Pros: "Safe and friendly."

Pros: "It worked"
Cons: "Stinky and cold"

Cons: "Charged $65 for gate check in of standard carry on luggage. Unclear sign in instructions at unmanned check in kiosk"

Cons: "As usual flight was late and equipment break downs. My new slogan for Spirit, “The airline that never disappoints to disappoint.”"

Cons: "2 hours late"

Pros: "The flight was fine."
Cons: "Difficulty with phone contact. Almost impossible to get a live person."

Pros: "We didn't have any issues."
Cons: "Return flight cancelled. Next spirit flight was 2 days out. No help scheduling on another airline. Other airlines cost more. No help from spirit. Or I would have to pay for 2 more days lodging. No help from Spirit. Their response was equivalent too "Too bad, So sad""

Pros: "everything!"
Cons: "everything was great."

Pros: "Only if they had little tv's this would be the cheapest best plane ride ever"
Cons: "That you had to but food and no entertainment that would be better"

Cons: "Delay"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Late. Extra fees. Delayed again. Lied about why it was delayed. No compensation for the delay or inconvenience. Spend an extra $50 and use another airline."

Cons: "My flight was canceled! Was not able to make my trio for the weekend!"

Cons: "Spirit switched us to a smaller plane last minute, and kicked 20 people off the flight. I had to book and pay for a flight on American the next morning. Will never fly Spirit again."

Pros: "Gate crew for boarding was the worst"
Cons: "It was very difficult to pay a full fare of $340.00 and then to pay for my small carry on. Even to have water in flight you have to pay. Yes, I understand that for a cheap ticket it would be expected but my ticket was not that cheap. The rude man that checked my baggage at the door in Detroit, after MCO allowed us to take our carry-on, spoke to me very condescending. Stating that "we in Detroit take baggage seriously" and even further taunt us that he would happily wave a booking fee and put us on a flight the next day when we get the baggage money. He spoke loudly in front of other passengers. It was an awful experience for my first time traveling with spirit. I traveled a lot and was never treated so rudely or without compassion as it was 4 people traveling together including a small child."

Pros: "The staff was very polite knowledgeable and always smiled and some joked with made the flight a pleasure."
Cons: "I didn't know that the bag check was 40 pounds most are 50. I booked though a 2nd party and was not informed about having to pick a seat and the you had to pay for a carry on. They do not tell you about this be for you check out and also if you booking for 2 you may not be together on the flight unless you. pay before hand and then pick your seat. Also when looking for a phone umber on the web site and you hit contact us it sends you to the help and doesn't not show a phone number to talk to a person. The flight was good. I don't think that you should have to pay extra to make sure you are next to your family when traveling"

Pros: "I liked that the plane took off early because everyone had boarded so we reached the destination a little early."

Pros: "They refunded my ticket"
Cons: "Had to find another flight"

Cons: "I paid for my seat and someone was sitting in it and did not want to move"

Pros: "I purchased this ticket cause it said it was $85 bucks on kayak. I was surprised that when I went to print my boarding pass three days later I was forced to pay for a seat, cause that's not covered by the ticket, I had to pay for a carry on that is not covered and had to pay for water if I wanted it. Ticket was supposed to be $85, seat cost was $45 each way so $90, carry on was $45 per flight so another $90. Actual price was $265 plus tax which is not even close to the advertised price, there was no water on the plan unless you payed and no entertainment. The seats were cramped. I could have flown American Airlines for a few more dollars and been comfortable and flew into a closer airport."

Pros: "I liked that Spirit was straightforward and forthright about their fees and cost to travel. The crew was very nice, and all of the counter staff were exceedingly helpful. Basically, Spirit is perfectly fine if your doing short hop flights and traveling lightly. If you have to check one or more bags or are traveling anything other than lightly, I would suggest looking hard at any other airline."
Cons: "I didn't like though, that even carry-ons come with a hefty fee, and that it costs more if you have to add the carry on at the airport. I had to convert my bag from checked to carry-on because the zipper was malfunctioning, and that was an simple counter procedure, but I wasn't happy that I was charged the checked-at-the-boarding-counter rate despite convertly à bag I had bought in advance. Also, Spirit has the crew try to sell you a miles credit card in flight which really seems out of place to me in air. Lastly, I find it extremely annoying that check-in yields boarding passes that must be printed and cannot be on your phone, and cost more to get at the airport. Also seats are narrow and your elbows will Rub up against your neighbor."

Pros: "Low price seat, foam was thin. Didn't pay for assigned seat, ended up with an aisle which I prefer. Seems like your one free carry on item can be standard sized, I didn't notice GA/FAs challenging anyone's bag(s) and there's no way that everyone who used the overheads paid to do so. Departure was delayed due to destination weather, but still arrived on time. If you can live with their business model, it's a way to save money and possibly travel more frequently then you thought you could afford."

Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "Flight was overbooked I received no notification Nothing was told to me at check-in I had to go through security, to the gate and joined maybe 100 ppl in a line and waited there for an hour before I was told what the issue was Only 1 person working so it took maybe another 30 minutes before i was rescheduled Cheap flights.. true what they say you get what you pay for"

Cons: "Flight was canceled, offered a flight 2 days later"

Cons: "Well there was a blizzard and a 2 hour trip to the airport took 3 hours. My dad and brother arrived while they were still boarding but Spirit would not let them through!?! Flights were cancelled just after this but luckily they were able to get another flight and be charged another $45 each plus a $65 hotel stay and shuttle. Where is you compassion for a 73 year old man and his son? I just wish I was able to be there...they would have made that flight. Will be looking at alternatives from now on. Spirit we had insurance on the air fair too."

Pros: "All things were good, except the carry-on charge."
Cons: "Carry-on charge seems excessive and should be made more explicit. I will be more careful in the future with comparing flight costs."

Pros: "The price of the actual flight was good"
Cons: "It should probably be advertised as a 'commuters flight'. I got hammered by bag fees, the fees were five times the worth of the flight."

Pros: "The only thing I enjoyed was the economy class seating which gave a little more leg room, however the seats don't recline."
Cons: "I flew from Philly to Las Vegas and then Las Vegas to Atlanta to Philly on the way back. Each time the flights were delayed due to the previous connecting flights inability to be on time. At the airport the gate staff did not give updates for the airline departure. Once aboard the aircraft, the flight crew were loudly carrying on for the entire flight giving little regard for those around them especially since one flight was a redeye flight. I will not be flying this airline again."

Pros: "The inexpensive fare"
Cons: "The cost of baggage.. Late departure thus late arrivals both coming and going"

Pros: "I liked that we got to and from cities safely."
Cons: "I will never fly Spirit again. My husband and I spend half of our trip on the computer or the phone trying to prepay for bags or check in and both customer service and online seemed like some scam to get us to pay more at the airport. We would be prompted by a message online to call customer service and when we did they could not help us. I will tell everyone I know in my industry never to travel on Spirit. Saving money was not worth the time and frustration we had to put up with."

Pros: "Getting a refund was relatively easy"
Cons: "No one informed me of the cancellation"

Cons: "Not enough leg room"

Pros: "Great price, easy to book, nice staff, and perfect timing for my needs."
Cons: "My seat was covered with crumbs."

Pros: "The plane arrived at the destination."
Cons: "Baggage fee ($42) almost as much as the flight ($58). Will NEVER fly Spirit again."

Cons: "2 hours late!"

Cons: "Flight got 1hr delayed, and not even water was served during the travel."

Cons: "Water cost $3"

Cons: "Was delayed and service was not up to far"

Cons: "Cancelled at airport. Could not get us on a flight. Had to walk around airport to find another airliners. Had to find a place to sleep and transportation. We are 80 and 85."

Cons: "The fact that it gets cancelled everytime!"

Cons: "There was at least 4 changes in the flight time, that was seriously annoying"

Pros: "Price/Value"
Cons: "seats and leg room too tiny"

Cons: "Crew didn't inspire confidence. Sign on outside of plane visible when boarding about having the youngest crew in the industry--I'd prefer an experienced crew, not a young one. Dog on the flight, won't frequent airlines that allow this. Flight attendants didn't check seatbelts or luggage compartments. Flight attendants chatting to each other rather than greeting customers like it was a job at the mall. NO BAG DROP OFF LINE. Although I paid SO MUCH for baggage and opted to get a mobile boarding pass (which they wouldn't have accepted... in 2016), I had to wait on line with people who hadn't yet printed their boarding passes (and COULDN"T because the machines were down). If I hadn't gotten to the airport earlier than I needed to, I might've missed my flight on a day when air traffic was already backed up."

Pros: "Base fare was very reasonable"
Cons: "Seats were dirty, filthy tray tables. My bag cost more then my tickets. You get what you pay for."

Pros: "The pilot was very informative about weather and anticipated delays."
Cons: "Why charge extra fees for everything? People generally take belongings when they fly. There were empty seats in the flight yet customers were crammed together in other areas of the flight. Flight attendants NEVER smiled."

Cons: "Baggage fees"

Cons: "Two hours before my Friday flight for the 4th weekend, Spirit cancelled the flight. I called to at least try and get another flight. They told me Sunday night was the next time the could get me another flight... What's the point of a weekend trip? I would say I'm surprised, but that's just typical Spirit."

Cons: "Flight was cancelled one hour before boarding and the re booking agents would not assist me to place me on a flight anywhere. They were rude and did not refund me any additional money to cover my travel expenses to and from the airport which was 60 since I live an hour away. They yelled at me when I asked for places to go and did not cooperate at all with me. I missed a family reunion this weekend as a result"

Cons: "Got canceled. Never would fly with spirit. It was the first time I got a ticket from spirit and it was a critical time and I had planned from a month ago for thos trip. But the irrisponsible airline just tols us it's canceled 1 hour before the flight. We only received a refund nothing else! Should we thank them?!?!?! Aweful!"

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