Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana
|September||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 20% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 31% increase in price.|
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|$432||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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JetBlue, Qatar Airways and Delta have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana. Confirm policies on booking site.
Delta does not allow booking a middle seat on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana.
Sint Maarten has restarted flights from nearby territories and Europe. A summary of information on entry requirements and domestic COVID-19 measures can be found here.
If a country is not listed in the low risk category, this country is considered a high risk country for the transmission of COVID-19.
Countries with low risk of transmission: Anguilla, Antiqua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, New Zealand, Saba, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sint Eustatius, Thailand.
Travel restrictions between Saint Martin and Sint Maarten will be implemented. Persons with medical or professional reasons will be allowed to cross the borders. Authorized travelers will only be allowed to pass with plane ticket, negative PCR test issued within 120 hours and sworn statement.
All travelers must complete an Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) Form 72 hours before travel. Children must have the online health form filled out by their parents.
All travelers arriving from a country that is categorized as high or moderate risk must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab issued within 120 hours before departure of the last direct flight to St. Maarten. Other tests such as antibody tests and tests performed outside of the 120 hours period will not be accepted. Children under the age of 10 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result.
Travelers residing in and traveling from a low-risk country are exempted from the mandatory rt-PCR or antigen test.
On January 11, Sint Maarten will be implementing a mandatory COVID-19 insurance for all travelers visiting Sint Maarten with the exception of residents, transit passengers, flight crews and French nationals. For more information on and all questions related to the COVID-19 insurance please visit https://www.sxmprotectionplan.com.
For travelers originating from a high-risk country, 14 consecutive days of self-monitoring of body temperature and possible flu like symptoms is mandatory. The travelers in this category will receive during 14 days an automated daily email alert providing a link for submitting the required information online. If you are remaining for a shorter term on the island, you will have to submit the information for the time you are on the island.
Transit passengers are also subject to complete an online health declaration and have a negative test for COVID-19 issued within the last 120 hours before departure.
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
An average nonstop flight takes 4h 01m, covering a distance of 1685 miles.
There are 16 (nonstop) flights between New York John F Kennedy Airport and Simpson Bay per week, averaging 2 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Delta ($105) and American Airlines ($108), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($277) and JetBlue ($278).
JetBlue flies 7 times weekly (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday), Qatar Airways flies 5 times weekly (Sunday, Saturday), Delta flies 4 times weekly (Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday).
For New York John F Kennedy Airport to Simpson Bay, Sunday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Simpson Bay back to New York John F Kennedy Airport, the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Saturday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "MY seat was broken and couldnt recline which made it very hard to sleep for me"
Cons: "I asked the stewardess and she couldnt have cared less"
Pros: "JetBlue is always great! Thank you!"
Pros: "On time depar.& flight"
Pros: "I liked not having to print my boarding pass. I could just show my cell phone image. There was more space in the seating than I have had with other airlines."
Pros: "Extra space in seats and friendly crew"
Cons: "More variety of snacks."
Pros: "The usual JetBlue friendly, comfortable, and on time experience. Best of the bunch for economy to St Martin."
Cons: "Best of the bunch, but that’s not saying much for economical air travel in the US in 2018."
Pros: "fast and nice"
Pros: "No delay"
Cons: "There are nothing I do not like."
Pros: "all around great"
Cons: "no problems"
Pros: "I liked that I was somewhat accommodated."
Cons: "I didn't like that I had to pay for a seat that I did not want because there was a mix up"
Pros: "Free food."
Cons: "Wrong sandwich. Soggy sandwich. Sound was scratchy. Movies need closed caption option."
Pros: "Not much. No room"
Cons: "C above"
Pros: "Communication, space"
Pros: "Always pleased with JetBlue"
Pros: "Eu gostei como a equipe da Azul nos dar atencao desde o ckeckin ate o final da viagem"
Cons: "Eu gostei de tudo"
Cons: "Delay 2 hrs"
Cons: "It was too cold inside."
Pros: "Had a row to myself"
Cons: "Waiting for gate when we arrived"
Cons: "There is always some kind of delay with this company. The very worse."
Pros: "Customer service and seat space."
Cons: "Food could have been better"
Cons: "Bad AC"
Pros: "Everything on time."
Cons: "The seat in hard."
Pros: "Service, spaceous, fly-fi actually works!"
Cons: "They don't have free meal services and they ran out of the meals you can purchase, we weren't pleased"
Pros: "It was easy boarding! Attendants were nice and efficient. Made excellent time by arriving early. Flew round trip. Departing CHS late but arriving early at JFK. I will definitely fly JetBlue again"
Cons: "My trip info wasn't working after a reset."
Pros: "The wonderful hospitality"
Cons: "There isn't much i didn't like"
Pros: "Service perfect"
Cons: "The boarding process could've been a lot better. Couldn't even hear the announcements they were making and they had us waiting outside to board the plane for close to 10mins. What if it had been raining? Too chaotic."
Pros: "So comfortable"
Cons: "The food on board could be better"
Cons: "They information re the baggage was incorrect"
Pros: "EVERY THING"
Pros: "I Enjoy Every Moment In Puerto Rico La Parguera En El Pueblo De Lajas , La Guancha En Ponce, Playa Crashboard En Aguadilla, El Faro En Rincon ,Playa Jobos En Isabela,Balneario De Boquerón En Cabo Rojo Me Encantan Las Playas El Agua Es Tan Clara Y La Arena Blanca ,Las Gente Es Muy Servicial."
Cons: "No Tener Más Días Para Seguir Disfrutando. I Love My Island Is Beatiful."
Cons: "They didn't have any Eat Up meals."
Pros: "Also on time."
Pros: "Plane was painfully cold"
Cons: "The cold. Ordinarily I think that JetBlue is marvelous Adrian"
Pros: "Good customer service and friendly"
Cons: "It was all good!"
Cons: "Seat didn't recline as well"
Cons: "late departure"
Pros: "The apple juice"
Cons: "They messed up ticketing, gave me incorrect boarding pass and couldn't fix it in time for me to get back on the plane."
Cons: "I can't find anything I would change. Maybe a foot massage would have been nice. I got to my destination alive and on time. Thank you JB!"
Pros: "Pleasant flights attendants, on-time arrival, good quality for-purchase food and drinks."
Pros: "JetBlue was great. The customers at the gate on the other had were awful and rude."
Pros: "everything is fine, I felt safe all the way. Good job."
Pros: "Arrival on time Many meals provided Clean plane"
Pros: "Everything was good"
Cons: "long delay in boarding"
Cons: "More choices for the meal menu"
Cons: "Always need more room"
Pros: "Comfort and service was great."
Cons: "The severe delays was frustrating and not getting enough information about it."
Pros: "Predictably late."
Cons: "Be on time."
Cons: "Hour late and no wifi!"
Cons: "No customer service they do not care and it shows"
Cons: "Leave on time so passengers dont miss their connection flights My family of 7 people are stuck at the airport in Zurich with no connection flights until tomorrow to have to board on two additional flights Absolutely unacceptable Never again will we book flights with Delta."
Cons: "Very bad service, airline unrespectfull, discortesy"
Pros: "The wait"
Cons: "The screen didn’t change in time"
Pros: "Excellent check in and boarding service"
Cons: "Cleaning of the airplane could be done better"
Pros: "I have no complaints. Not on"
Cons: "Wouldn't let us check in til right before so our family was split all over the plane"
Pros: "Timely, clean"
Cons: "A little chaotic at boarding time"
Pros: "Everything is good except our lunch as described below."
Cons: "They ran out of chicken breast in our lunch packages, so the stewardess went back to get it. After 10 minutes she still did not show up, we turned on the help light, and still no one came. Finally she passed by and we reminded her the 2 chicken breast lunch packs, she said : "Sorry, I've forgotten about them" and ran back to get them for us."
Pros: "The food and the service"
Pros: "After being redirected and behind on travel plans due to weather and missed flights this was a welcomed relief. Everything went as planned and staff was very helpful."
Cons: "Everything was on time, but we had to sit on tje runway for more that 30 mins which made us late all around. But aside from that everything feom Delta from dropping of bags to Landing in Miami was perfect."
Pros: "Friendly and cleanliness."
Cons: "Cold drinks were warm."
Pros: "Efficient hop to Boston"
Cons: "Horrible wait if nearly 30 minutes after landing"
Pros: "The environment and efficiency."
Pros: "movie choices are great"
Cons: "the people sitting behind me kept talking about dying from the aircraft, it makes me uncomfortable."
Pros: "The boarding was efficient"
Cons: "Three hour departure delay. No explanation given. No apology."
Cons: "This is possibly the worst airplane food ive ever had. Ever. The chicken didn't look nor taste like chicken and it was in some weird green chickpea sauce?? Very unpleasant."
Pros: "Pilot almost barrel-rolled us climbing out of JFK, so if started well enough.... Ground assistance (wheel chair) left me with a badly bruised left big toe and I didn't think we'd ever get through the TSA. The pat-down I received was more like a sexual assault and I didn't even get a happy ending. We made it to RDU, so the exercise was a success, but it was a huge hassle."
Cons: "After reading the good things, you need more bad?"
Pros: "Enjoy able"
Pros: "Really liked the plan"
Pros: "Everything up to departure. Sat in line for almost an hour."
Pros: "Didn't know you could get complimentary meals anymore! The movie selection was awesome too!"
Cons: "Why is the complimentary Wi-Fi and messaging only for T-Mobile subscribers?"
Pros: "No compensation"
Pros: "Delta Studio with closed caption"
Cons: "some series do not have closed caption"
Cons: "See above description"
Pros: "Movie selection"
Cons: "They were rude and notnhelpful lost my luggage"
Pros: "Efficient, comfortable, on time"
Pros: "Movies- pro staff"
Pros: "Every thing went well thx"
Cons: "They should have separate lanes on boarding like United. Then people can line up in the appropriate group."
Cons: "Everything sucks all the prople that work in check in are sucks, they were mad rude"
Pros: "wifi on flights"
Cons: "the exit door is not sealed properly so it was freezing ! so mush so that a nice layer of ice was created along side the door with me next to it. tons of fun. its super long and their is no food or video screens. bring yourown"
Pros: "Delta is one of the best airlines I've flown with. Staff is very helpful, and customer service and amenities are tip notch."
Pros: "The two ladies who were initially boarding passengers were excellent. They had wonderful people skills, were smiling, and extremely personable. I loved the interaction."
Pros: "It's nice to be theoretically in zone 2"
Cons: "Boarding is inconsistant. At JFK it was like boarding a plane in China. Everyone congested at the front. One Delta person taking tickets. Two Delta people not helping her. We boarded slowly, partially because people STILL refuse to check bags that are not carry on bags. We left late. Why have zones at all? Why have carrying rules that you don't enforce? Why did we pay $25 a bag if you don't enforce this? Food choices are funny, especially the "tapas". Whoever thinks THOSE are tapas should Google the word tapas. Delta reportedly earned 746 million in the first quarter and you charge for everything and still can't come up with decent food for us to BUY?"
Cons: "Still waiting to take connection"
Pros: "The service"
Pros: "Profesional, on time and quality service. A tremendous difference to the US Carriers. A+ based on price, service and amenities"
Pros: "The crew wasnt nice"
Cons: "The organisation. Letting know to people about the documents required to access in a country by email in advance."
Pros: "Boarding & disembarking were super efficient, captain was very communicative, plane cabin was clean"
Cons: "The flight attendants were competent, but not friendly at all on my first flight or connecting flight."
Cons: "The airline forced my wife to check her carry on AND THEN LOST IT."
Pros: "Boarding process, inflight service"
Cons: "Flight was canceled, was booked on flight 812, that flight was also canceled. I didn’t get to Quito until 24 hours later. Customer service was terrible in terms of providing accurate information to passengers."
Pros: "I like this flight very smooth no worry what so ever I will flight again"
Pros: "I like this flight very smooth no worry what so ever I will flight again"
Cons: "Staff on ground at the panama airport was realy rude, lack of customer service"
Cons: "We had a very early flight (1am) with an estimted arrival time at 6:30, but lights went on and breakfast was served at 5am- hard to get some rest!"
Cons: "I have tried to pay for and upgrade for my wife to fly with me in business class. The answer was that there were no seats available on the flight from JFK-PTY. But there were seats in the coneection flight from PTY-POA, because a passenger from Havana got businness seats without paying extra."
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Cons: "Limited movie selection"
Cons: "Crying kicking baby in the seat behind mine ruined the flight."
Cons: "They completely damaged my luggage bags, so much for paying to check in to have it returned broken, thorn and without wheels. I want a reimbursement for the ticket or the cost of 2 new suitcases."
Pros: "Copa was a great airline"
Cons: "The Panama airport was horrible! Was so hot and uncomfortable there was no air condition and no where to sit ! I will think twice before going through that airport!"
Cons: "Poor costumer service . Luggage was wet . All of the clothes ruined"
Pros: "excelente servicio"
Pros: "Christian was very attentive & genuine. He was professional and it was obvious he truly loved his job."
Pros: "No costumer service prepare to help, got to jfk at 2pm and counter was close for a flight that left one hour and half later. AIRLINE WILL Over sell ticket and left 4 family besides my family at the counter . WHENT MOST I IN TERNATIONAL FLIGHS ALLOUD YOU TO BOARD UP TO 1 HOUR BERFOE"
Cons: "No I'm at my destination and I'm no alloud to use my returt flyght"
Pros: "Took off on time"
Pros: "The welcoming and attentive service"
Pros: "Left on time and arrived on time. I had an exit row seat and the legroom was excellent."
Cons: "The economy class meal was quite meager, but I guess I should be thankful that they served a meal on a 4.5 hour flight."
Pros: "Flights were on time, attendants were nice and helpful. I will definitely fly again!"
Cons: "No issues at all"
Pros: "Everything’s was very good."
Pros: "Crew lovely. Thank you."
Cons: "Most uncomfortable cabin seat I’ve ever sat in. My back is now killing me."
Pros: "ME encantó ENCANTO viajar por copa, servicio, cumplimiento, excelentes!"
Cons: "De Panamá a Medellin no fueron tan amables."
Pros: "amount of leg room"
Cons: "many of the seat back screens weren't working"
Cons: "I had to keep my backpack in front under the seat. They should not allow heavy carry on's"
Cons: "They canceled it."
Cons: "Me rompieron la maleta y la otra abrieron de un costado y sacaron algo encima me cancelan el vuelo me ponen más temprano pero en Panama me hicieron esperar 10 horas si me cambiaron debieron cambiarme tmb"
Pros: "Copa airlines is the best airline ever! I had breakfast AND lunch! All the crew very helpful! Nothing to improve Thank you very much"
Cons: "almost everything time plane no space long flying time long lines"
Cons: "The connecting flight rush."
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "They should load plane from back to front. You wouldn’t have the congestion of people in the isle while you trying to get to the back of the plane. Just my opinion. Load first class. Then load the back of the plane first."
Pros: "The crew members on my return trip to New York City were great!"
Cons: "On my trip to Panama City, the attendant told me I have to walk all the way to the back if I wanted to get alcoholic beverage. Why was I doing my job for him? Also my tv wasn’t working for half the flight."
Pros: "Most of the Ticket/gate staff were kind"
Cons: "Flight cancelled and did not staff reticketing personnel adequately- people waited more than six hours on line m, being helped by only two agents Stupid and ridiculous"
Cons: "Ustedes cambiaron las fechas de nuestra reserva. Se hizo para el 9 de agosto. Y nosotros la pedimos para el 9 de julio. Cuando llamamos a cambiarla, salía más caro que comprar otro tiquete ida y vuelta. Yo tuve que comprar un tiquete por otra aerolínea para regresar de Nueva York a Medellín."
Pros: "Service on the leg to Panama City was great, but the flight was delayed about one hour in departure"
Cons: "Because of the delay leaving JFK, I missed my connection to Santiago and had to take a later fligjt in Economy and only received a $400 voucher"
Pros: "The seat was OK"
Cons: "The flight was delayed 2 hours on departure and the reason for the delay was never communicated. We had to move to another gate and board busses to take us to the plane which had been moved from the original gate. The meal was awful. The crew basically ignored us. And the luggage took 45 minutes to arrive at the carousel"
Pros: "Crew was nice"
Cons: "We didn't get a beverage until two hours into the flight. Cookie meal and a ritual serve that once. No pre-beverage service or post dinner coffee service."
Pros: "Short plane ride"
Cons: "Second plane from panama to Costa Rica, the crew embarressed me and my friend and I will never fly on that airline again if Sandie Machida ever works on it. She is the ruddiest and most unprofessional flight attendant and needs extra lessons on costumer service and how she hosts guests."
Pros: "The plane was clean and comfortable.With good choice of entertainment."
Cons: "There needs to be more translation to English."
Pros: "everything was fine"
Pros: "The service overall is great. The airplane is comfortable. Airport in Panama has very good service. I would take Copa again."
Cons: "Flights get easily delayed. We lost our connection and luckily we had spots on the next flight(which was 4 hours later) to our destination. However, around 20 peoples from our flight had to stay in Panama to take the other day their connections."
Cons: "Subieron la temperatura al aire acondicionado, hacia calor."
Cons: "Better entertaiment system"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "Baggage lost."
Pros: "Premium economy was excellent service, great food, and nice wide seats with legroom"
Pros: "The stewardesses were very polite and helpful"
Cons: "6hours delay and no reimbursement. It sucked! Thank you."
Cons: "No individual screen. It would have been nice to know that beforehand. It was an unpleasant surprise."
Cons: "Cramped seats, AC blasting and constant sting breeze. Food and service awful."
Cons: "The fact that one could not book either an aisle or a window without paying significant sums is ridiculous - an additional $74 for a window seat and some were considerably more than that."
Pros: "Friendly staff."
Pros: "Priority boarding."
Cons: "Food is horrible at AA, in special breakfast!"
Cons: "Too little room for legs and cabin was colder than usual."
Cons: "My Chair would not recline it was broken and was crushed every time the guy in front would lay back on his cause I could not move mine!"
Pros: "In general everything was good."
Cons: "There was no menu to know ahead what was coming so I could have decided before the meals came"
Pros: "Overall easy navigation."
Cons: "More signs for terminal to terminal navigation."
Pros: "Cookie hehehh"
Cons: "Passengers too crammed in closer together."
Cons: "Seats were too small which made it hard to get comfortable."
Cons: "Limited recliner Small seats"
Cons: "Your partner vayama doesn't provide the terminal or airline. Went to Iberia/ terminal 7 just to realize it was AA/terminal 8."
Pros: "Fast once we were airborne"
Cons: "Delay without explanation, then sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes."
Pros: "Not one thing"
Cons: "Ancient aircraft Bad food No wifi No chargers Seat won't incline Seats were falling apart"
Cons: "Airfare.com is very difficult to deal with."
Pros: "The economy seats were relatively spacious and had a full TV menu and outlet to charge devices."
Cons: "For a red eye they could perhaps ask people to turn off their lights, but it doesn't matter."
Cons: "No usb or wall chargers. No inseat entertainment and glitchy wifi entertainment"
Cons: "The seat was extremely comfortable."
Pros: "It's nice to see a large corporation getting back to the basics which helped their company grow CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!"
Cons: "The airport waiting times through TSA check points. It's over kill and an obvious reason just to extend employment. Reminds me of the old saying " the criminals are running the asylum @"
Cons: "Always delaysd"
Cons: "It was one hour late."
Pros: "Everything went smooth"
Pros: "Efficient checkin. Left on time."
Pros: "Every thing."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Once we boarded, business class was very good."
Cons: "Food was pretty bad, dinner and breakfast. No taste at all."
Pros: "No delays, speedy boarding and off boarding."
Cons: "Nothing..it was great."
Pros: "Terrible porque no pude viajar ayer"
Pros: "Everything overall"
Pros: "found out upon boarding that my $97 ticket was for a business class seat. Awesome"
Cons: "Delayed 2 hrs"
Pros: "i have to pay $90 for my seat"
Cons: "It was a headache!"
Pros: "does not have compensation during my stay, sad"
Pros: "Everything except what I didn't like."
Cons: "Delayed departure"
Cons: "a little difficult to check in on line as we booked through Finn Air but was AA operated therefore the many reference codes did not work and had to call agent but got it worked out."
Cons: "Boarding was a mess. Gate change at last minute. Then the PA wasn't working in one spot but worked in another and instead the gate agent chose to yell, not very loudly mind you, what group was next. Many missed their queue to board."
Cons: "breakfast was horrible"
Cons: "Very conjusted seats"
Pros: "On time with no problems"
Airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to Simpson Bay Princess Juliana