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Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
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Average price round-trip

$398 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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$353 or less

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$180 or less

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Top 3 airlines serving Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 28,919 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Cons: "No ear plugs in my amenity kit??"

Cons: "Excellent service"

Pros: "See previous comments."
Cons: "See previous comments."

Cons: "Everything was great!"

Pros: "The on flight entertainment was good"
Cons: "Sleeping was too uncomfortable"

Pros: "Friendly staff. Very comfortable seats"

Pros: "The inflight entertainment options were nice, I enjoyed the flight status option, and the USB port was very helpful."
Cons: "Three hour delay due to wiring issues, cramped seating that made it impossible to get even the most basic of maps, and our flight attendant was upset that we didn't notify them that we were vegans in advance. We didn't know that they had vegan options, and weren't upset about not eating the in-flight meals. She was much more upset about it than we were and it made me uncomfortable refusing the food that I knew I couldn't eat. Other passengers even asked us if we had eaten anything. It was almost embarrassing."

Pros: "When I arrived at Detroit I noticed there was an earlier flight going out to Amsterdam. The nice Delta rep gave me a new boarding pass for the earlier flight because there were empty seats on that plane."

Pros: "The Delta Help Desk at the airport was actually pretty helpful for the times I had to use them."
Cons: "Flight was delayed....3 times(more?) from late at night to early morning the next day. Delta Help Desk rescheduled me and got me a room at Howard Johnson’s for the night. Called HoJo’s to confirm they had non-smoking rooms available. Got on the hotel’s shuttle bus and the driver announced that HoJo was full and all voucher holders would go to Rodeway Inn but those without vouchers would go to HoJo....huh!?? Called HoJo and the same person I’d spoken to 20 mins prior said it was correct, that Rodeway was a sister property. The Rodeway Inn Metro Airport is pretty disgusting. This is my opinion after coming from remote Mexico and extensive travel in Africa. It should be torn down. Delta/HoJo should not send customers there."

Cons: "Crowded seatibg"

Pros: "Entertainment available"
Cons: "All good"

Pros: "Excellent very good"
Cons: "Good service excellent"

Pros: "Clean bathrooms and great refreshment choices"

Pros: "Newer plane, even though it was a short flight there was a choice of movies and tv shows. Crew was very nice."

Cons: "I began asking for my wheelchair escort the minute I got off the plane. I was assured in Houston they would be there when I got to Detroit. They were not. The request was clearly spelled out on my boarding pass along with my personal oxygen equipment information. I kept asking different staff and they would call for me then say somebody would be there. I waited for an entire hour and only when I started to cry did somebody do something. It was terribly stressful."

Pros: "liked the pods in delta one"
Cons: "wish the pods were a little longer for sleeping. it your 6'1 or taller you can't completely stretch out"

Cons: "When I bought my ticket last Nov , I paid extra to select seats, only to discover no aisle seats available for the 15 hour flight from LAX to Guanghzou. I tried many times to call CSA LA office using toll free and regular number, but could never speak to a human. Last November 7 I missed my flight home due to the Thai King's motorcade causing the road I was on to be closed for more one hour. I arrived at the CNXairport nearly one hour before the scheduled departure time, only to find CSA check in counters already closed. CSA Bangkok made me pay for a one way ticket home on Nov 8 even though all 3 flights were not full. I arrived well I'm advance and checked in. CSA began boarding 30 minutes before the time shown on my boarding pass and closed the aircraft doors shortly aftethe boarding time listed. No wonder I missed my Nov 7 flight! I wrote CSA LA a letter including the receipt for the one way ticket and requested a refund or at least a reply or home call. I never received a reply. I have flown CSA/Delta from Detroit, MI to Chiang Mai, Thailand 5 or 6 times in the last 3 years. It seems they don't care about customer loyalty. In the future CSA will not be my first choice and I will pay somewhat more to fly another airline."

Pros: "The service was good"
Cons: "The flight was very rough on landing"

Pros: "Good food. Great service"
Cons: "Small seats. Crowded."

Pros: "Smoorh travels"
Cons: "Economy seats mot comfortable for sleeping"

Cons: "Layover"

Cons: "Hard to get comfortable even in easy comfort but easy comfort is better than typica arats."

Cons: "Goog"

Pros: "on time, clean, prompt."

Pros: "Updated plane, movies are old but a verity"
Cons: "Lost two pieces of luggage"

Pros: "No headphones available for flight"

Pros: "Crew was informative. The food was above expectations."
Cons: "The 27 year old B747 was a pain. Seats are hard, and engines are loud. The cabin is extremely dry after 14+ hrs of flight."

Cons: "The food was supposed to be hot chicken was served cold"

Pros: "Gate agent was kind enough to give me a seat upgrade since I wasn't assigned one."
Cons: "That I wasn't able to get a seat until I arrived at the gate"

Pros: "I was traveling with my young daughter (3 years old) and wife. The crew was really welcoming and accommodative of us. My little girl got the Delta wings pin (including a second one when she lost the first one), and was able to visit the flight deck. Extra kudos for my daughter being able to see a female pilot! :-)"

Pros: "Same as the previous flight! Very surprised to be a head of time"
Cons: "We were very cramped in the seats. No room to move! I could not use my laptop."

Cons: "Super loud. Couldn't talk to anyone without shouting. No view out the window, as the engine was about 5 inches outside the glass. Not sure why there even were windows for these seats, as they probably just let in more sound. Also right next to the bathroom, so frequently smelled bad."

Pros: "I appreciated that everyone gave us updates constantly to let us know the status of the flights"
Cons: "My flight from Detroit to Denver was suppose to land at 1:15 ish and I had an interview to make at 3:30 thinking that I would have plenty of time to grab my bags and and get a cab to greenwood which is where my interview was. The flight was delays almost 3 hours and I was not able to make my interview which was the whole reason I flew to Denver in the first place. I understand that things happen but now Im out of a possible job that I was interviewing for and I am also out the $250 that I spent on the flight. The flight was delayed because they didn't have a crew to fly the plane which blindside is always 20/20 however it seems like pretty poor planning."

Pros: "the attendant in first class was fantastic."

Cons: "We needed to get off the plane bc of a fuel spill, otherwise was fine."

Cons: "Crew was rude. Plane was late. But I'm happy overall. Glad you got me home safe n sound."

Pros: "Cheap price"
Cons: "Seats not comfortable."

Cons: "I travelled from usa to canada on 7 nov and after 2 hours waiting in airport they informed us that due to some issue Delta can not deliver our bagagges also one of Delta airport's staff behaved very badly (his name was Manny) , helpless and rude.I missed an important dinner meeting because of not having any suitable dress. I have many friends and family who lives in canada and usa but by facing this bad behaviour and problems never ever recomnd your airline to any of them."

Cons: "The climate control didn't work properly the whole flight. We sat on the tarmac for about 30 minutes after boarding. We sat in the plane for about 15 minutes after landing and the whole time the air wasn't working. Couple that with the fact that I was seated in the row in front of the emergency exit which actually has less room than a normal seat and it made for a miserable flight"

Pros: "Comfortable seats and on time"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The people at the help desk of Delta at Detroit, like the ones at JFK, were not helpful, bordering on being rude. They did not give essential info. E.g., I had to ask if a shuttle to and from the airport-hotel was provided and where it was located, if food/meals were provided. the agent seemed annoyed that I had questions and that I asked for a meal voucher."

Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Cramped seats, super uncomfortable seats that almost put me in tears. No cold air, only warm air. Food served was expired in may of 2015. They only served beverages with dinner and never again in 8 hours of flying. Bathrooms had urine and toilet paper all over them. They were absolutely disgusting. I have been in subway bathrooms that were cleaner. This was the first time flying Delta and it will be the last time."

Cons: "Plane left an hour late,made big problems for people picking me up"

Pros: "Crew did a nice job, very friendly."
Cons: "Wish you could have at least music during short flights. Don't know why you can't. It would take my mind off being shoved in a seat that I'm too tall for. I don't pack my own music because I try to travel as light as possible."

Pros: "The crew were very professional"
Cons: "All was great"

Pros: "Another passenger (P1) appeared to have issues with having a window seat (perhaps he felt claustrophobic) and had asked the flight attendant if he could help him find an aisle seat. The attendant kindly asked around and unfortunately no one offered their seat. Once all passengers had boarded the plane, the row in front P1's seat had an empty middle seat. The attendant kindly asked the passenger that was sitting next to P1 to move to the seat in that row so that P1 had extra space. It was great to see how attentive and accommodating the attendant was to P1's concerns/needs. Great customer service from him and the rest of the crew staff."

Pros: "The flight attendant was amiable enough and completed her duties with a smile despite turbulence."
Cons: "The only thing more disgusting than this plane was the stench of Wendy's fast food-which nearly half the passengers thought appropriate to bring onboard despite being in enclosed space with others. After the door was closed we were asked to sit at the gate while maintenance cleared an error code... we were stuck there, in a hot metal tube, festering in the fetor of cooked animal carcass. Isn't there some sort of air filter for this?"

Pros: "The entire crew!!! Love that they offer drinks and snacks for free!!!"
Cons: "I loved everything about the flight!!"

Cons: "Due to the weather it was scary but the pilot was great. He got us there safe"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and helpful. Inter Seat spacing was not convenient."
Cons: "Ensuring seat in front of me was fixed to ensure it doesn’t over recline"

Pros: "The hotel price did not include taxes breakfast"

Cons: "We flew dtw to Frankfort we"

Pros: "It was a smooth, comfortable flight."
Cons: "The aircraft was late and caused a lot of stress and missed layovers. One of the crew members had a bad attitude when I offered to let my bags continue on the flight without me (I originally opted to deplane and stay in Detroit). I was only trying to be helpful and got my head bit off... I get It. It was a stressful situation, but the crew doesn’t need to add insult to injury. They’re getting paid hourly whether flights are on time or not. It’s the passengers who have a right to be anxious."

Cons: "Confusing carryon regulations. Said “no carryons” so I repacked & when arrived at gate EVERYONE had full sized carryons...!"

Pros: "The layover in Denver worked out perfectly - no long wait. The United entertainment availability. Friendliness of crew. On-time flight."
Cons: "The leg room. Small size of complimentary snacks. No screens for United entertainment so you had to use cell phone, but this eats battery and no power in our zone"

Pros: "The crew was so friendly and accomodating. What a great experience!!"

Pros: "Eventually got home safe and sound."
Cons: "Delayed after boarding because of a technical issue and then after waiting over an hour we had to deplane and board another plane in a different terminal. That was a bummer"

Pros: "They got us on this flight (the last one to SNA for the day) after we missed our original connecting flight due to delays on the Frankfurt to Houston flight."
Cons: "crowded"

Cons: "4 hour delay"

Cons: "Boarding was a little rough. I use a walker and I had to board last. It was difficult for me to get to my seat."

Pros: "On Time!"

Pros: "Efficient, professional and speedy service"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything, flight was delayed over 6 hours causing me to connecting flight. Spent all day at the airport and didn't go anywhere."

Pros: "I missed my flight and the front counter was very, very cheerful at 8pm and helpful. I was able to get on the last flight. There was no food or entertainment, but it's a short flight. I didn't really mind. Just happy to go home in comfort with my upgraded exit aisle seat and no one next to me."
Cons: "Nothing."

Pros: "The staff were excellent ! Great attitudes, great personalities,very informative staff and pilot!!"
Cons: "Both flights were delayed!"

Cons: "Seats are a bit cramped"

Pros: "Wifi"
Cons: "Julie was the most rude person I've ever had the Unsatisfaction Of meeting."

Cons: "No cash food and beverage"

Pros: "Entertaiment collection was good, kept me engaged throughout for the entire duration of flight."
Cons: "Food was mediocre by standards of an international flight."

Pros: "did not enjoy my flight whatsoever."
Cons: "they had to change me and about 10 other peoples flights because of the delays from "cloud cover" (what the hell?? terrible excuse) then the attendant LIED to me about where my bag would go. i missed my flight because of this, had to get re routed to san diego over 2 hours from my house, and my bag was sent to john wayne so i had to drive ANOTHER hour ans a half in traffic out of my way all because that illiterate moron of a flight attendant didn't know how to communicate with her coworkers about where our bags would be or how we could get them. absolutely never flying united again. horrible. what an awful day. they DO NOT deserve my hard-earned money, and the people deserve to know how truly crappy their service is."

Cons: "I did not make it on time to a wedding because of the delay & problem with the plane."

Pros: "NOTHING!!!!!"
Cons: "The plane never left we sat in the plane for a 1 hour and 30 minutes before they told us to get off .. Then they kept saying the plane was leaving up until the time I Miss my connection flight .. Then they make it seem likes its your fault... NEVER AGAIN !!!"

Cons: "Poor management of delayed flight and boarding"

Cons: "Delay n missed my 2nd flight Then a 50 min flight was canceled"

Cons: "There was a one hour delay in our boarding and departure times which cut into our travel times."

Cons: "Never made it to Sna. Whiched me to lax because that was fastest time back. Wasted more money on uber to get home from la"

Pros: "Efficient boarding and exiting"
Cons: "Spoke to united agent night before light. Re distance between gates in in Houston. Wasn't sure that I was only two gates away and I would not need wheelchair transportation. However when I re-arrived in Houston not only was I at the far end of the terminal I landed in I had to go all the way out and catch a train to a different turn on and the and the gate was not there, was train ride to different terminal, I just made the flight, but my hip is still hurting"

Pros: "I ALWAYS LOVE THE SMILING FACES OF THE CREW"
Cons: "DELAYED FLIGHT"

Pros: "The crew was always striving to make sure the flight was as comfortable as possible. They have me a couple perks for being in the military and that made my flight very enjoyable. I will definitely start flying with United more often"
Cons: "No bad comments on my behalph"

Pros: "friendly crew and good flight,,"
Cons: "why load the plane front to back,,Hassle getting by everyone,,A little common sense would go a long way,,,"

Pros: "The flight was not fully booked so there were plenty of empty seats for everyone on to spread out."
Cons: "The flight was minorly delayed for de-iceing, but not more than maybe 30 mins or so. Not even worth saying what I didn't like about the flight when its necessary!"

Pros: "Clean new airplane. pleasant staff. On time."
Cons: "United charges 8 bucks for you to just see where you are now. Worse yet, the entertainment system loops with sound off even if you dont choose it. Taunting you to "just swipe" so you can join the club. I HATE this experience and feel the airline has made a very bad call. I'm sure some bean counter is looking at the "swipes" as proof of his brilliance. but i will pay more to fly on other airlines after this...so screw you guys."

Pros: "Plane left on time, arrived early, wasn't completely full."

Pros: "Everything went smooth and on time."
Cons: "Plane was small and the space felt a little tight but was not too bad."

Pros: "I had a mobility issue and was given preboarding and extra legroom seats, which helped my overall satisfaction. The temperature in the plane started very cold and then sometimes would go really warm. Other than that, good flight, nonstop and fast, and pleasant crew."
Cons: "I put poor for food & entertainment, because there were none (for free)."

Pros: "The flight attendants were courteous"
Cons: "My flight got canceled 3 hours before take off. Had to wait for over an hour on hold to reschedule it. The flight that was rescheduled was not direct and turned a 1.5 hour trip into a 6 hour trip. Also every time I was in boarding group 4 but was at the front of the plane and ALL OF THE OVERHEAD SPACE WAS TAKEN ALREADY so I had to walk further back in the plane to find overhead space so when the plane landed I got to WAIT FOR EVERYONE TO GET OFF so that I could walk TO THE BACK OF THE PLANE to get my bag!!! Ridiculous never flying United airlines ever ever ever again."

Pros: "Seating was comfortable."
Cons: "The plane departure wa two hours late leaving causing missed connections. There were two United employees at the counter and one left. They were to help us change connections so te line was long and VERY slow. Half of us didn't get the connections changed. We de larded in Houston with connections that were unreasonable. United employees rude and not helpful. I had to fly to San Francisco then to Ontario making a long terrible day."

Pros: "Everything was perfect, from the boarding process to the seats, things went well."
Cons: "Nothing."

Cons: "The customer service was horrible and I was stranded for two additional days."

Pros: "Not a damn thing."
Cons: "My flight was held back 2 hours because "a flight attendant called off". So I missed my connecting flight "I touched down as the connecting flight was supposed to take off". I was put on a standby list for a flight leaving later that night and I didn't get it. I was told I had to wait until 7am the next morning to get on a flight. After asking, I was given a hotel, cab, and 2 food vouchers. The taxi took me to the hotel united chose. I got there and there were no vacancies. I had to pay for my own taxi to a different hotel that luckily took my voucher for the other hotel. after all this mess I only got 2 hours sleep. The 7am flight waited for its connecting flights. This delay cost me a third of my trip and money on my first night at my hotel."

Pros: "The in flight crew was nice."
Cons: "The people at the ticket counter were rude and not helpful when my boarding pass wouldn't print. When I bought my airline ticket, I was not informed that I would have a checked bag fee, and it was expensive. The flight was late coming into Denver as well. The flight was delayed multiple times for reasons the airline would not tell anyone why. After we were able to board the plane, the gate attendants were rude. The in flight crew was nice, but they were not helpful with people trying to figure out seating. After everyone was on the plane, we were delayed once again. Once we finally got in the air, I tried to watch a movie. The movies were expensive also. The movie would not play for some reason. There was no leg room or room for me, or the person next to me. I would not recommend flying with this airline. This was the first time I have flown with them, and will be my last time. I don't like to write bad reviews but I have to with as many problems as I had with this airline."

Cons: "I never made this flight because the previous flight's delay caused me to miss it completely."

Pros: "By bag was broken when I got to my final destination. It looked like they played football with it. I'm filing a claim with United Airlines"

Pros: "We finally arrived, thankful. But upset. The flight was good after we got going.."
Cons: "My flight was cancelled and i missed my meeting on Dec.10, 2015.. We were suppose to go Washington to Portland, Maine.instead we went to New Newark..At lenght wait... And after all that waiting we are offered a drink of soda or juice. What gives? Nothing else?"

Pros: "Loved how on time they were. The crew was super awesome. And the seats were spacious!"

Pros: "Excellent experience sleek look and roomy"

Pros: "The crew did a great job keeping everyone organization. Also they did a great job letting everyone know what was going on."
Cons: "The flight was delayed at lest an hour and a half. I know there was nothing the crew could do about this. It was just a big inconvenience that we had to deal with."

Cons: "DTW was a mess to many people traveling without a clue as to how to get through TSA it boarding process or bin space."

Cons: "Worst service ever."

Cons: "I was told to take all of the stickers off my bag before checking it in or the bag would be lost. I took the stickers off the back for the first time in 5 years of global travel and for the first time, the bag was lost for 3 days. I personally think the person checking in my bag did not like me and intentionally lost my bag. We will never no. As a result I had to purchase $341.86 worth of safety equipment so I could start the job I was on. I never received a refund for my baggage fee. I was not reimbursed for my time and money spend to cover the losses after the airlines failure. I would fly the airline again as long as I was not checking bags."

Pros: "New plane"
Cons: "No PreCheck"

Pros: "The fight was good."
Cons: "When we called about taking a small bag which was very small, I was told that my purse Had to go into my small carry on. Or I had to pay. When I called the airlines at first the cost was 40.00 and later on in the evening it was $90.00 . Plus it was someone we couldn't understand. We ask ti be transferded to some one in America., but was told lines were busy. So I just took my wallet . I was only gone over the week end . I was very disappointed in all the charges.i would think a small purse would be ok."

Pros: "Nice crew , on time boarding and arrival time"
Cons: "Old sits"

Cons: "rudeness of gate attendants mistake made by checkin attendant caused me an extra 2 hr at the airport gate attendant refused to give me last seat on standby and then spoke to other employees about me I was on stand by because of an error the gate attendant made and NOBODY wanted to fix it RUDE RUDE RUDE Will never fly Spirit again"

Pros: "Nice flight attendants, was greeted, friendly, helpful"
Cons: "No food was provided unless you wanted to buy it"

Pros: "This was truly an economy flight."
Cons: "I was surprised that there was a cost for a carry on bag. Are we moving to a point where cost trumps customer service?"

Pros: "Crew was good and flight departure and arrival."
Cons: "The ala carte prices for basics luke water, juice, soda pop."

Cons: "Seats were not adjustable"

Pros: "Sitting by the window"
Cons: "The seats are VERY uncomfortable"

Pros: "Clean, on time, good staff"
Cons: "Baggage fees too high"

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "Plane late"

Pros: "I'd heard horror stories about flying with Spirit but my first trip went off without a hitch. I'll be using them again."

Pros: "What I thought was a very cheap flight home - now I know to be a scam."
Cons: "The fact that Spirit Airlines nickles & dimes you all the way. The base fare was about $60 and I've since spent over $200 on this flight. Between carry on and checked luggage fees, seat costs, and even a cost to print boarding pass (since they don't have mobile boarding passes), I'm over $200 for this one way ticket from Detroit to Boston. This morning I arrived to the airport at 6:15 AM for a 7:15 AM flight. I was already checked in and had paid for my checked bag. I was directed to the wrong line to give them my bag. After waiting in this line for about 25 minutes, I was directed to another line. By the time I got up to the an agent - they informed me I was too late by 10 minutes and would be missing my flight. I fly just about every other week for work and this has NEVER happened and would never happen with airlines like Jet Blue, American and Delta. Today I'm missing a very important day of work. In addition to all the costs associated with this flight, cab fares to/from the airport and hotel expenses are totaling just about $200. I will absolutely NEVER fly Spirit again."

Pros: "Clean, both flights left gate on time"
Cons: "No comlimentry food ,even not whater. no room to move ."

Cons: "that the seats didnt recline"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Couldn't recline the seat not even a little was in the upright position the hole flight."

Cons: "Charging for standard carry ons Charging to choose seats-because????? The "cozy feel" of smaller seats How dirty the plane was overrall-didn't look like it was cleaned since last flight or two"

Pros: "I had more leg room"
Cons: "Seat assignments they had empty seats but thestill assigned three people to a section"

Pros: "Price, on time."
Cons: "Couldn't check in from my Iphone or Ipad. Seats had no back pocket and extremely small. You can't choose your seat or take on carry on without extra fees."

Pros: "I enjoyed the crew's upbeat personalities and sense of humor during the informative portion of the flight, seat belt and exit information."
Cons: "The attitude of the woman at the check in desk when I asked for information about checking in with this company as I typically fly with a different airline."

Pros: "Two delays, Rush on boarding and flight attendant thT treated us like children!"
Cons: "Nothing!"

Pros: "Crew was friendly and professional."
Cons: "Gate changed and delays were not announced to keep us informed. Communication with passengers helps us decide if we have time to go to the restroom, buy something to eat and call our friends or family who are picking us up. Please try harder to do this."

Cons: "Delay delay delay."

Cons: "-space for legs -boarding process messy -2 hours late (and 30mn for the first trip to NY)"

Cons: "You guys lost my luggage that wasn't cool but they got it back to me the next day so all I well."

Pros: "The crew were nice and polite"
Cons: "My baggage was damaged could not be repaired."

Pros: "Flight was nice and quick. Crew was efficient."
Cons: "Boarding was delayed due to needing a pilot. Almost missed cause I went to the bar."

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "The seats were cramped the plane had to wait 30 min for because of computer problems 55$ for carry on. Hope this is my last flight on sport air lines"

Pros: "Flight attendants were nice. Seat and area surrounding was clean. Flight was smooth."
Cons: "The advertisement for the credit card is annoying"

Cons: "A complimentary soda and snack would be nice."

Cons: "I booked a roundtrip flight between NY and Detroit, intending to leave last Saturday morning and return on Sunday evening. I received a confirmation email from Kayak saying that my return flight was on the same day. I checked online at Spirit to see that my return flight was indeed at the correct time I intended (Sunday evening). However, I kept getting flight confirmation emails from Kayak saying my return flight was on Saturday. I tried calling Spirit and Kayak to get this fixed - as it made me worried I didn't have the right flight booked - and could not get any help. I was able to talk with someone about the return flight mixup, but they just promised me a new confirmation email with correct flight times - I never received this email or any relief that my flights were booked properly until I actually got to the airport. That was immensely frustrating and I spent way too much time on hold trying to sort this out."

Cons: "Carry on baggage charge. And small seats and no free snack and drink"

Cons: "Plane took off 40 minutes late"

Cons: "terrible planning. terrible service. ridiculous airline."

Pros: "Beyond crowded seating. LITERALLY EVERYTHING COSTS EXTRA. Was kind of surprised there wasn't an extra charge for the air we used while on the plane. Even carry on bags cost BIG $$. I wouldn't fly until I checked other airlines and compare the whole cost involved. Thankfully it was a short flight. I don't know if I could have stayed for a longer one."
Cons: "Seats don't recline."

Pros: "The crew"

Pros: "This is the second time in a week that they cancelled the flight and after making us wait for 4 hrs in the airport and don't even compensate"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Once we boarded the plane in Detroit, the pilot announced that he got on the wrong track so we had to wait 30 min. Then he said that we have to wait for 15 more minutes. We ended up leaving with a 2 hour delay! The problems didn't stop here tho. Once we landed in Las Vegas the pilot said the passengers can't leave the plane for 30 more minutes because the crue hasn't set up the device to properly get off the plane. The 30 minutes turned into 45..... Yes, you guessed it, we stayed in the plane even longer than that. After 1 hour We were finally able to leave the plane. So basically what initially was supposed to be a 4 hour flight, Detroit-Las Vegas, turned out to be 7:30 long hours. It safe to say that this is not a way the passengers should be treated by Spirit airlines and if they continue to do so I don't see bright future for this company. People have many other options to use different airline companies!!"

Pros: "Nothing."
Cons: "No leg room. Delay after delay. The most uncomfortable flight I have ever been on. Will not fly Spirit again."

Pros: "My random seating put me in a front premium seat - purely by chance."
Cons: "Nickel and dining on everything. Bag under 40 pounds - $50. Any food or drink on plane. Crew joked that they wouldn't charge me for ice. When we landed, there was one baggage carousel being used in the entire airport and it had four simultaneous flights' baggage coming on the same turnstile. We landed before 9 pm and finally got the bag I paid $50 to check at 10:10 pm. Staff was rude, made no apologies and basically had a "just deal with it" attitude."

Cons: "My flight was cancelled a few times and then I had to buy a much more expensive flight because I needed to get to my destination on time. Spirit promised everyone would be booked for another flight ASAP at no extra charge, however I had to book a flight leaving within the next 12 hours. So i bought a new flight and they refused to compensate! I'm going to fight this and never fly spirit again."

Pros: "The price of the ticket was great and the seats were fairly comfortable. They didn't recline but hey, I don't expect to get Waldorf Astoria comfort on a Motel 8 budget. LOL I got better than I expected for the value. This was my first trip with Spirit. I'm sold. As long as I was able to walk off the plane, I'm good. With the money I saved on my ticket I bought me some new outfits on my vacation. I stuffed them in my personal bag and did not have to pay extra. I got a lot in that bag, too; 4 dresses, a top, a skirt and some shoes. I'm good. LOL"

Pros: "Crew was nice only positive experience."
Cons: "No entertainment so not sure why this is a question..."

Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, pilots speakers volume was so loud that it hurt my ears, rude stewardess, don't even have free water??! I don't think they earn the right to have horrible customer service just because they are trying to save money on ticket prices"

Pros: "Haven't flown in 10 years! Spirit Airlines were awesome! Plane ride and staff were incredible"

Pros: "I finally got to my destination."
Cons: "Late boarding, lack of communication with customers, no foot room, not even free water - $3 for a bottle of water! Not even a snack unless you pay for it with plastic (wonder how they can do that since US money says right on it "This note is legal tender for all debts public and private."I'm surprised they don't install pay toilets. Very late departure and very late arrival. This is a nickle and dime airline. They advertise low fares and then they charge for everything else at ridiculous prices. By the time you pay for all the extras you could have ridden on a better airline where you could at least get a cup of water. Their web site is a horror story when you try to check in as you go through endless windows trying to sell "upgrades." Of course, you can get a nominal discount on your baggage if you purchase some membership for $59.99! Who are they kidding? I would never fly on this airline again.I realize things cost money but I don't like to be treated like an open wallet instead of a valued customer."

Cons: "Hidden costs, uncomfortable seats, lost luggage. Overall the worst flighr experience i have had. Will neverbuse again."

Pros: "No frills so don't expect it super long delays x 2 when leaving with luggage issue then waited almost 30 min for luggage at baggage claim"
Cons: "See above - otherwise nice crew Ana fight"

Pros: "The flight was nice...plane was nice...people on flight were nice.."
Cons: "Lost luggage sucks..."

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