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FebruaryBest time to beat the crowds with an average 6% drop in price.

High season

DecemberMost popular time to fly with an average 23% increase in price.

Average price round-trip

$392(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal round-trip

$142or less

Good deal one-way

$47or less

Top tips for finding cheap flights to Central America

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found tickets from Houston to Central America for the following prices or less: to San Salvador $89 one-way - $163 round-trip
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to Central America is August.
  • Morning departure is around 1% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.9
Delta
Overall score based on 29,269 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
7.5
Food
Airline reviews

Pros: "Crew was extremely hostile and rude"
Cons: "Smile and treat black individuals better"

Pros: "The crew really was amazing. Friendly. Communicative."

Cons: "Old plane with no video screens or room. Boo!"

Cons: "I would ask that the gate does not share in detail reason for delay in seat assignment is related to getting a family sitting together when the basic rules should apply unilaterally."

Cons: "crj900 from BUF-MSP is a wreck. worn out, uncomfortable seats, cold air coming from floor toes were numb for about 20m after flight. Flight delayed, missed connecting flight, lost comfort+ upgrade I paid for. No excuse for pitch in main cabin on 737-900 ER."

Pros: "The poor cabin stewardess was working the whole time as it was a short flight."
Cons: "This is a horrible route, they charge you more than flying to Europe and give you a one hour ride in a cramped plane where you can't even bring in a carry-on. The cost is insane but is one of the reasons Wall Street loves Delta as they are racking in the profits for very little service."

Pros: "Clean and new planes, nice crew"
Cons: "Terrible delays and schedule for no reason, nothing wrong with weather in either direction"

Cons: "Flight was cancelled and rebooking was poorly handled. Might get bumped from rebooked flight as well."

Pros: "the young man who was our flight attendant was just terrible. He could care less about his job. Name I think was Nathan."

Pros: "The crew was great and also the snacks."

Pros: "Good crew. Ample legroom."
Cons: "Plane was delayed by more than an hour."

Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "It would have been better if the flight wasn’t 3 hours late."

Cons: "Couldn’t hear boarding announcements. Lots of boarding confusion"

Cons: "The customs and border inspection station in Atlanta is an absolute disaster."

Cons: "The seats are not very comfortable for such a long flight"

Pros: "Everything was great. Has nothing to do with the airline, just rough weather."
Cons: "The stewardess could come around more. Just twice. Once for food. Once for trash. Just me tho"

Pros: "The two stewardesses were awesome helping me to reschedule possible connecting flight due to leaving mdt 2 hours late"
Cons: "The gate agents were extremely slow causing the flight to pull from the gate 28 minutes late. The capitan of the plane needs a course on how to be polite to an upset customer"

Pros: "Crew and generous pours of wine"
Cons: "The food was at best edible"

Cons: "Compostable"

Pros: "The plane was an older model but staff allowed main cabin to use 1sr class bathroom."
Cons: "The choices of free snacks were limited. They should also give more than 1 package of peanut."

Pros: "El cumplimiento de vuelos"

Pros: "On time."

Cons: "No food"

Pros: "Everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Cons: "Nothing!!!!!!!!!11111!!!!1111111!!1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Pros: "The flight was good, Boarding was smooth and fast"
Cons: "I asked one of the crew members to help me to get a better seat as I was very tired and wanted to sleep better during the flight and he didnt pay attention to me. I realized there were emthy seats available during the flight"

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "No leg space whatsoever. I'm 6'8 and am being told to keep my legs in while it is near impossible or I'm eating my legs. I became so uncomfortable I became nauseous. Anyone above 6'4 is having a rough flight."

Pros: "The crew was organized and made us all laugh, and had a great personality."
Cons: "I upgraded my seat and paid extra for one with more room. And I wasn’t impressed with my upgrade, doesn’t feel like more leg than regular seats. Comfort was below average."

Pros: "Service"

Pros: "Seats were very comfortable. Was able to recline back and had excellent leg room. Area looked clean and organized."
Cons: "Captain didn't say much before or during the flight like most do. Not a big deal-it was a short flight."

Pros: "It was a great flight."

Pros: "Nothing worst flight I've ever had."
Cons: "Everything Delta was so poor quality!!! The flight attendants were not helpful."

Pros: "Space in seats was better than most airlines"
Cons: "That they charge for bags. It is now an industry standard, nevertheless, it's a way of stealing to customers. Airlines shouldn't charge for bags"

Pros: "Fast and very friendly staff."

Pros: "Excellent service, God flight"

Pros: "The seats were very comfortable. The snacks and sandwich were good. The staff was very friendly, helpful and nice."
Cons: "We were unable to connect to the airplane WiFi, so we couldn't enjoy the onboard entertainment. The plane was not as clean as we would like it to be. There was old food under my seat."

Cons: "Flight was delayed for very 4 hrs sat in plane for 2.5 of those. Flight was delayed dye to strike in Barcelona. But replacement plane had fueling problems delaying the flight another 2 hours"

Cons: "I'm not sure what to say about Delta and their maintenance program. On a three part trip, Delta cancelled two of the flights giving maintenance as the reason. So it appears they are flying planes until they breakdown. Besides making me not trust the flight worthiness, the cancelations turned my 8 and a half hour trip into a 25 hour trip forcing me to spend the night in the MEX airport."

Pros: "everything on schedule; courteous staff and great pilots"
Cons: "everything was very ordinary so cannot complain"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "One crew member was running late. So we could not start boarding until she got there. Which created a chain reaction of events making the flight late. She was not a pilot. So why couldn't we begin boarding while waiting on her?"

Pros: "Great entertainment, good food, nice staff."
Cons: "You have to pay for the ckecked baggage ($25 per piece) and the airfare was not cheap."

Pros: "Delta has a good business product. The entertainment system was good. The food was good."
Cons: "The business class crew struck me as distracted and putout to be there."

Pros: "Just to clean the cabin a bit more and the folding table tops. thanks!"

Cons: "A flying chicken bus. The air conditioning was really loud."

Cons: "Food"

Pros: "The pain au chocolat served for the breakfast flight was delicious. (Note: this flight was operated by Air France)"

Pros: "Fast boarding and service."
Cons: "Food mediocre, coffee bitter like pots weren't cleaned, frigid cabin temperatures while in flight."

Pros: "Smiley flight attendants"

Pros: "The crew and everyone was very informative and helpful in keeping us informed about our delays."
Cons: "Our flight was delayed 3 hrs also, my baggage was damaged."

Pros: "CREW"
Cons: "FLIGHT WAS CANCELLED AND WE ENDED UP BEING2-1/2 HRS LATE"

Pros: "Miserable all around experience"
Cons: "The flight delay was not reported correctly until 30 minutes before expected departure. The baggage carousel stopped running after already being more then a hour late. No members present to rectify. Absolutely terrible trip"

Pros: "Really friendly flight attendants"

Pros: "Great crew"

Cons: "2 1/2 hour delay; confusing messaging from staff about having to get a hotel because the delay caused us to miss our connection; but then we were told to hurry and get our connection anyway; there's no padding in the seats - very uncomfortable."

Pros: "The overall flight was good!"
Cons: "Maybe make sure that communication between connecting flights are quick and efficient."

Pros: "Everything"
Cons: "Nothing"

Pros: "Boarding was seamless, crew and flight attendants were awesome."
Cons: "The aircraft itself seemed dated. Very limited seat adjustment options, considering I was in First Class"

Pros: "Is ok"
Cons: "More space between seat and free food"

Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 3+ hours due to no qualified pilots available to fly to HNL"

Pros: "No"

Pros: "The crew was nice."
Cons: "EVERYTHING! We were supposed to leave at 7:30 pm and we ended up departing at 9pm"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "There are no flights past 5pm making attempts to get to Lawton difficult of anything goes wrong with previous flights"

Pros: "Greets you nicely, on time, caring staffs"

Pros: "It started with a 2 hour delay. Then, when the plane finally got to Orlando, there was a smoke alarm going off. We had to wait another 30 minutes for that to be fixed. Then when we got on the plane there was a issue with the baggage and we sat again for another 30 minutes"
Cons: "Not one explaination, or consideration. The attendants were rude and the pilot didn’t even come on during the flight to say anything but signing up for a credit card. Bullshit."

Cons: "I didn’t like the food, worse I’ Ever taste"

Pros: "On-time departure and arrival, friendly ground staff and flight attendant"

Pros: "The crew was great. Even though we were delayed by about 40 minutes, they were friendly and courteous."
Cons: "40 minutes maintenance delay."

Pros: "Arrived ahead of the scheduled time"
Cons: "Plane was less than half full yet the crew appeared pressured .... one crew member didn’t wait for me to complete my request and she brought me eat phones yet I wanted to ask for water to drink! Seats don’t recline much ...."

Pros: "Latam would not transfer 1 medium baggage from LATAM to Avianca at Lima"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "More than 24 passengers on the flight from LAX to Chicago lost their connection to Venice After we landed in Chicago with 2 hours delays we all run to catch our flight to Venice and we got there 5 minutes after the flight was supposed to leave but was still there instead but we were denied access and send back to customer service"

Cons: "Why go through security over again as a transit passenger? Especially, as Lima airport security appears poorly organized."

Pros: "I had a connection flight to JFK I came before the time about 15 min and crew saw me but she told me, sorry someone took your seats I lost around 4000$. This happened at Dallas airport."

Pros: "Boarding was fast and efficient."
Cons: "Takeoff delayed 1 hr entertainment system in my seat didn't work asked crew 2x to assist and they ignored me food was poor, I'd rather have a cookie and a bag of almonds"

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."

Pros: "Price"
Cons: "No complains"

Pros: "Me gusto todo"

Pros: "Relatively quick, friendly crew, on time (boarding, departure, arrival)"
Cons: "Hit a bit of turbulence, food was good, but can be improved"

Pros: "The airline staff was SO kind and helpful. I'm an AA fan now!"

Pros: "the flight was AVIANCA , not American Airlines"

Cons: "Tiny airplane. We had a delay of 2 hours."

Pros: "Good food, kind staff, free booze"

Pros: "Good food!"

Cons: "Our audio did not work for movies. The food was super cheap"

Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They had a delay that bumped our international connection. We had to switch airports and airlines and arrived significantly later than originally planned, causing us to miss pre-wedding events."

Pros: "one more bag"

Pros: "It was on time. Crew were very good."
Cons: "Plane seemed very dated. No individual entertainment No USB chargers Not much space"

Cons: "No wifi or chargers or seatback entertainment"

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: "Customer service good. Offered food/service quickly."
Cons: "Film selection was subpar, and had no subtitles available. Flight safety information video so unbelievably boring. Flight crew repeated all instructions at least 3 times including video interruptions. What is the point of having in flight entertainment if crew will interrupt said entertainment at least once every 10 min to remind you you are still in turbulent air? Do they honestly think the passengers forgot? We are in the plane too! I understand they have to be careful due to liability but this airline is ridiculous. Believe it or not customers do not like being treated like children. Would not recommend to others or fly this airline again. Also, the lunch was awful even by airline standards. Btw the airline was avianca not AA. kayak must have messed up or they are owned by AA. AA is great and I recommend them wholeheartedly but Avianca is awful. Stay away if you can afford to do so."

Pros: "It was comfortable, nice staff and had a meal as well"

Pros: "flight left on time and went smoothly. Flight crew was very nice."
Cons: "person next to me did not fit in their seat and spilled over into mine. Could not even put armrest down - so i was sitting in less than a full seat.."

Pros: "Staff were friendly and seats were comfortable."
Cons: "My TV wasn't working and it was the same for a couple of others. They managed to get the others moved stright away but they kept telling me they would reboot it and sometimes it was slow starting up. They rebooted twice and after 2hours 30mins into the 8 hour flight they accepted that it wasn't going to work and they finally asked another passenger would they swap with us. They said that all TV were checked on the ground between flights but this was obviously not the case."

Cons: "We didn't fly Finnair. All of my emails said Finnair and then when arrived at the Finnair counter they didn't have my family registered. After some panicking, we were told to try American Airlines. That is who we flew with, not Finnair"

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"

Cons: "Six hours of delay on the outward trip; five hours delay on the return trip. Don't count on American to get you to your destination when it says it will."

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: "Flight was on time and boarding went smoothly."

Pros: "good attention"

Cons: "Movies broken has to change seat"

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from Houston to Central America

Airlines flying from Houston to Central America have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Houston to Central America

Mandatory masks

Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Houston to Central America

Social distancing seating

Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Houston to Central America

Pre-flight testing

Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Houston to Central America

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