Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Monterey to New York
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All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 6h 46m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on American Airlines ($148) and Alaska Airlines ($150), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on United Airlines ($291) and American Airlines ($302).
From Monterey to New York, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from New York back to Monterey , the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Friday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Monterey you will be using Monterey Regional, often referred to as Monterey Airport. You will be landing at one of these airports: New York LaGuardia, Newark or New York John F Kennedy Intl.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Airplane temperature. It was warm and humid."
Cons: "Plane was unbearably hot for whole flight and smelled like a diaper"
Cons: "Seats that reclined more in first class!"
Cons: "Wi fi wasn’t working I didn’t understand the media and it didn’t work No screen"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "More room"
Pros: "The crew was good. I LOVED the fun mileage game while waiting to board."
Cons: "Not everyone knew to download the app for the purposes of onboard entertainment so that should have been announced a few times."
Pros: "wi-fi as a t-mobile customer"
Cons: "having cabin crew remind people to put blinds down for a red eye. Some folks were oblivious."
Cons: "The flight was late and we missed all connections."
Cons: "first class seats were not that comfortable and would not recommend taking this flight as a red eye"
Pros: "LOVED the free text/messaging and movie/TV streaming!"
Cons: "At 6'2" and 200lb, the seat was a bit cramped (mostly leg room), but otherwise no complaints with the flight or the crew."
Cons: "No seat assigned at check in. I got the window seat on the last row, right next to toilet and not reclining. :( No entertainment system on such a long flight unless you rent a tablet from them"
Cons: "Smooth and uneventful"
Pros: "Nice crew, intermittent information by crew, Plane ended up leaving ontime despite being delayed initially"
Cons: "Had to go outside via ramps onto tarmac to take a bus to the plane which involved waiting on bus for 25/30 minutes before it moved! Then off bus and up ramp onto plane - not most comfortable process! So it wouldve been better simply to board plane at the gate, and no delay- plane initially delayed"
Pros: "Free movies"
Cons: "No free snacks"
Pros: "Plane shakey poo. Me so scared."
Pros: "Fast flight"
Cons: "Too warm. Screen wouldn’t shut off so we could sleep"
Pros: "Most everything"
Cons: "No bottles of water for sale and not enough water to drink, and one bathroom broken without possibility or offer of using first class bathroom to cut down the line"
Pros: "Comfortable seats Professional Crew"
Cons: "Poor snacks"
Pros: "Free movie and tv selection was amazing"
Cons: "Too warm."
Pros: "I liked the ability to be able to order food and drinks over the screen."
Cons: "-Need more food/sandwich options, and a Bloody Mary Mix (virgin) option. -wished the seats had more leaning ability, as my neck hurt a bit. - service on 1416 from LAX to JFK was very good, the stewardess was nice and pleasant, much better than some of the male stewards."
Pros: "Quick boarding / friendly boarding staff Smooth flight"
Cons: "The red-eye flight there were no pillows or blankets available for economy class! This used to be a basic! There was few food options for sale on the menu even fewer snack options."
Pros: "Crew was very warm and friendly! Delicious food and snacks available for purchase."
Cons: "Not enough leg room"
Pros: "The Flight Itself Is Excellent!!!!"
Cons: "The Flight Attendant Service Needs Improvement Meaning "1st Class", And Certain "Types Of People" Are Not The Only Passengers On The Plane!!!! Meaning I Had Ordered Something To Drink, And It Took Them An Hour, And I Had To Page, And Remind Them Of My Order. Also, On Long Flights Like This "Food Should Be Served At No Additional Charge" Seriously!!!! That Is All!!!!"
Pros: "Professional service."
Cons: "No xfiles"
Pros: "Check in, quick boarding"
Cons: "First class food is terrible, first class seats are disgusting, dirty and broken. The Virgin planes are showing their age. No one is cleaning or repairing anything. The service is not what it used to be. They removed live TV and the movie selection is at least a year old. Sad sad state of affairs. Virgin was my favorite airline."
Pros: "Great flight! We didn't die and arrived on time."
Cons: "Alaska lost my bag! They found it later, but it took an hour of confusion at the end of a long trip."
Pros: "I liked the price of my ticket. I liked the app. I felt like the plane was clean and very comfortable."
Cons: "I didn’t like that both my flights were over booked so boarding took a lot longer then I expected. I didn’t like that the on board ordering system offers free earbuds, yet the flight attendant said they did not have any. When I boarded my return fligh, the flight attendant that was supposed to be creating us was scrolling through her phone didn’t even make eye contact. When I was getting off of the plane. That same flight attendant was sitting in a first class seat scrolling through her phone again, she did look up to thank us though. Overall the plane was nice, but the I wasn’t disappointed with the flight attendants service"
Cons: "New York airports are always delaying landing and getting to the gate by at least 30 mins. Nothing to do with the airline I assume, but still quite frustrating to do detours and spend extra 30/40 mins in air or taxiing."
Cons: "3 hours delay"
Pros: "first class food selection: muffins and drip coffee. and water."
Cons: "When I came into la my seat was changed without my notice and I was placed in the emergency exit. The staff at the gate told me I was upgraded which was a total lie. I was uncomfortable the whole ride when that should not have happened being that I picked my seat over 3 months ago."
Cons: "You are no different then other airlines. Nothing sets you apart."
Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "Joke airline. Broken seats. Zero service."
Pros: "Everyone was very friendly and professional, they granted me with an unexpected upgrade."
Pros: "On time, efficient. Always like the video options."
Cons: "Food choices so limited and boring."
Pros: "I like people who work for Alaska they try they best are very professional and polite."
Cons: "I travel from Hawai to New York with a laid over in San Francisco In the airplane around 6 hrs fly the offer only one time drinks. Went I check my luggage in HNL they tell me will go all the way to JFK airport , went I was in San Francisco they call me to pick up luggage because they don’t sent to New York. Went we arrive to San Francisco airport they delay fly for 3 hrs I have a hotel in NY to sleep for 5 hrs before I pick up rental car and start to drive to my next trip . I lost my hotel reservation, again only one time they offer drinks and food was not good in airplane ."
Pros: "Free movies, clean seats, friendly staff"
Pros: "Short and smooth"
Cons: "I was bait & switched from $290 to $398 on a Kayak ticket with Alaska Airlines. I have a lengthy customer service email chain & it is NOT resolved. I’m an experienced traveler and customer of Kayak - who is very unhappy."
Pros: "Very friendly crew. The boarding process was one of the best I have experienced."
Pros: "Everyone was kind, friendly and having a good time."
Cons: "The fruit and cheese plate, often good, was not great this time."
Pros: "Exit row for no upgrade price!!!"
Cons: "Everyone should be like Southwest and not charge for bags"
Pros: "Hospitality, courtesy, little touches, pilots, attendants, all great!"
Cons: "My luggage was never transferred"
Cons: "The airline needs to board and deboard by group number."
Cons: "Long security line. Long wait to the gate after landing at LGA. Snack options are very poor."
Pros: "Seat extremely comfortable."
Cons: "We sat waiting a few minutes after everyone was onboard."
Cons: "On time departure. Meal service."
Cons: "on time departure"
Pros: "Everything. The entertainment was ok. I think a movie would be better than the shows"
Cons: "if I would’ve been in first :)"
Cons: "Landing, temperature, passengers"
Pros: "Knowing what carousel luggage was at - I suppose."
Cons: "Extended wait times in taxi departing and landing - took over an hour longer than expected. LaGuardia airport forced passengers to take their car services by walking outside and waiting in a parking garage with (12 degree Fahrenheit feels like -4 and 20 mph winds). Felt frostbite, couldn’t move fingers, and have a sinus headache. absolutely appalling this is NY and USA - yet we can’t have car services pick up pasengers outside the door of the airport, instead require to walk 7 minutes and stand in a freezing air tunnel airport garage. Changes my mind on flying to LAGUARDIA in the future"
Cons: "Didn’t know basic economy has 1 personal item and 1 hand carry and I was told my the staff to pay for baggage my bag was canon soxe btw"
Pros: "Wi-Fi was adequate"
Cons: "I paid extra for a better seat, but it still felt cramped. The tray was crooked and I had no priority boarding."
Cons: "Captain didnt I form us of turbulence . There was so much and he never said anything."
Pros: "Easy check in and Boarding"
Cons: "Poor food choices for vegetarians"
Cons: "Our last 6 flights have all been changed or delayed significantly. Then they loose our bags on a direct flight. Won’t fly America airlines again!"
Cons: "Delayed for about 45 mins"
Pros: "The Monterrey airport is very comfortable and fast. The trip was pleasant. The staff very attentive."
Cons: "On this trip I wanted to see snow and I did not see it."
Pros: "Early arrival"
Pros: "Excellent service by the airline stewardess"
Cons: "Wait time to board"
Pros: "Quick boarding, on time departure and early arrival. No waiting for a gate at LGA upon arrival - excellent."
Cons: "a little loud in the cabin."
Pros: "good price."
Cons: "La Guardia Airport is a kind of messy. Some people in AA are rude, specially ground personnel."
Pros: "On time take off"
Cons: "Boarded the plane and had to wait on the runway for almost 3 hours after being delayed at the gate. Absolutely horrible with no compensation for our time whatsoever."
Pros: "On time arrival"
Cons: "Everything else"
Pros: "On time, no issues, friendly and professional staff."
Pros: "smooth disembarking"
Cons: "30 mins delay"
Cons: "No entertainment on board Wifi not working."
Cons: "Everything was great."
Pros: "Very efficient boarding, new plane"
Cons: "Both flights, to and from around had to go search for my baggage and on the return flight I even had to go to a different terminal. The service is unacceptable. I will never fly with AA again."
Pros: "On time departure/early arrival"
Cons: "Boarding g process a bit chaotic"
Cons: "No gluten free snacks"
Pros: "Allthough is was I bird strike, y'all handled the delay good."
Cons: "I have no made it to New York yet."
Pros: "Almost always on time, captain keeps us updated, friendly airline staff"
Pros: "Efficiency and price"
Pros: "Very professional and friendly."
Cons: "Refer to above. Both flights were horrible."
Pros: "Flying first class"
Cons: "This was just over an hour flight, but something in first class besides popcorn or potato chips would have been better. Maybe hummus or cheese tray? What happened to warm cookies with milk?"
Cons: "Everyone excellent"
Pros: "boarding was in time, and comfort."
Cons: "comfort was very good"
Cons: "No dislikes"
Cons: "Not flying."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "No refreshments"
Cons: "Had to fly to JFK instead of LGA. so inconvenient"
Cons: "Always a problem with these guys"
Pros: "Social distancing was enforced and I was able to have a whole row to myself on both flights."
Cons: "Cleanliness on my return flight could have been better. Flight attendants weren’t coming around picking up trash as much as the first flight"
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "Horrible service at Newark. Delta and Airport staff directed me to A terminal with my luggage. Waited in line for 1 hr only to be asked to go back and send my checked luggage then go back in the same line for another 20 minutes. Utter disregard to customers. Very rude staff."
Pros: "The food, the entertainment options, it was fine once we got on. Stewardess was nice"
Cons: "Being four hours late"
Pros: "787 is a nice plane. I also like getting miles since I accumulate most miles with United. Not much else to boast about."
Cons: "The outbound plane from Newark to Frankfurt was late by 1.5 hr because United could not figure out how to bring the plane (that was sitting in the middle of the airfield to the gate and then they realized that they need get catering supplies to feed the passengers and we were waiting for that too. The inbound flight from Frankfurt to Newark was late by 1.45 hours since they were fixing a computer problem on board. The flight was totally over air-conditioned and when I asked to bring an extra blanket for me the flight attendant started lecturing me that I was wearing shorts and a polo shirt (in the 86F heat at FRA and EWR it was ok!) and that she had no blankets. The second flight attendant who for some reason came 2 miins after the first one apologized for the attitude of his female colleague and immediately brought me an extra blanket."
Pros: "Generally flight was ok."
Cons: "Food was not too much. Probably men was hungry, for me it did not taste good."
Pros: "Girl at boarding counter. Male steward. Very nice."
Cons: "Female stewardess over hour late had to wait for her. And she didn’t even smile when she finally arrived. Couldn’t be bothered. Rude and disrespectful to people."
Pros: "Great attendance kind courtesy"
Cons: "Boarding group announcrments were hard to understand. Aisle were full of people getting settled and nobody could move. Loading back to front makes more sense."
Pros: "Puntual y eficiente"
Pros: "It was lit and cozy"
Pros: "The staff was so helpful and kind."
Cons: "The seating selection and comfort was below parr"
Cons: "crying babies & no food"
Pros: "fast boarding & exiting the aircraft."
Cons: "restroom smelled."
Cons: "There were no vegan complimentary snacks"
Pros: "Efficient, well run. Early ."
Cons: "it was extremely cold on the plane"
Cons: "I'm still at the airport !!!"
Pros: "Everything went smooth"
Cons: "Everything was great so no comments"
Cons: "I paid 6$ for wifi that didn't work most of the trip-and when it did work it barely worked. No point in letting people pay for wifi that won't work"
Cons: "Both flights were late !!!!"
Cons: "no pre-check line or priority access line through security. There's not even advance warning when you buy a ticket that its anything but business as usual at LAX. They are renovating the lounges too so some are closed with no mention on the website. It's really inexcusable to not mention the state of affairs when considering traveling on the airline"
Cons: "I wished there was a snack."
Cons: "It nwas a very good trip excelent Paula Montero"
Pros: "Everything went how it should."
Pros: "Staff, pillow, blanket, boarding ease"
Cons: "no outlets, no tv, no wifi"
Pros: "Norfolk is always good and professional"
Cons: "Bad never want to travel with united again..."
Pros: "All of the above"
Cons: "I have no complaints so far"
Pros: "Good it was."
Cons: "It was one of the most horrible flights. Delays, sitting in the plane being really hot, did not offer water. Newaur airport change of terminals is like being in the middle ages, old, hot, no signage, bus steps, Really, reaaly awfulWill think twice before flyinf United again Other than that they got me here, late"
Pros: "Quick easy no delays"
Pros: "Pleasant help"
Pros: "Everything was good."
Cons: "I loved everything."
Pros: "Texts about delays"
Cons: "Having to pay for food and WiFi access."
Pros: "The aircraft was spacious and comfortable."
Cons: "To much waiting for boarding. The delays also were very annoying ."
Pros: "I'm never traveling with United again."
Pros: "The organization and ease"
Cons: "We were delayed with no real updates why"
Pros: "On time and easy"
Pros: "Quick load and exit"
Cons: "Small plane. Dozens of bags taken in jetway so a long wait for delivery. Rough ride throughout"
Cons: "slow departure no A/C on the plane for an hour wifi broken"
Pros: "The service and that i could sleep"
Cons: "Gates where too far away in Newark"
Cons: "The terminal was very hot and overcrowded"
Cons: "Had to pay if you wanted to watch regular tv."
Airlines flying from Monterey to New York have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Monterey to New York
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Monterey to New York
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Monterey to New York
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Monterey to New York
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