Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Newark to Central America
|June||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 5% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 15% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$577||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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United Airlines and Avianca have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Newark to Central America. Confirm policies on booking site.
The cheapest ticket to Central America from Newark found in the last 72 hours was $119 one-way, and $158 round-trip. The most popular route is from Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $63.
United Airlines flies most frequently to San José Juan Santamaria Intl from Newark. In general, Air Canada, Avianca and Copa Airlines fly the most to Central America.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "They were delayed. They wouldn't let us keep our checked sized bags which slowed us down even more. Our next flight left without us while we were waiting for a gate to open so we could get off the plane. There were no more flights so we had to fly to an alternate city and rent a car to get home."
Cons: "An officious crew who said they had a 'seat belt detector' to tell if people's seatbelts were fastened. A late flight... with lies about the reason for the delay."
Cons: "Issues with connecting flights so had to sit in different place, seat was broken"
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Cons: "A bit bumpy"
Pros: "Flight attendants were great! We had rough weather for the entire flight, and they handled everything great"
Pros: "Yeah...spacious leg rooms."
Cons: "Too bumpy landing at Jackson."
Pros: "Amazing crew & comfortable seats."
Pros: "Crew was excellent, pilots informative, and a very smooth and on time departure and arrival!"
Cons: "Sitting in the last row where my seat didn’t recline and it was loud and no window. It was claustrophobic!"
Cons: "To many screaming kids"
Cons: "Nothing worked. Charging station. Tv. They charge for everything. Customer service is poor. I get Way more for my money flying a budget airline!"
Pros: "Boarding was quick Flight experience was good"
Cons: "Leg space was less Take off got delayed"
Pros: "Landed safely."
Cons: "Late departure. Almost missed connection. Even though we planned a decent amount of time between flights. Always something causing delays when we leave from Newark."
Pros: "Cheap price"
Cons: "no vegetarian food in flight, the layover for connecting flight was not sufficient,"
Cons: "Boarding issues cause delay after plane had to be replaced People were double booked Then land awaited on tarmac because of no ground crew Caused me to miss my next flight"
Pros: "Air crew was excellent"
Cons: "Our flight was changed/delayed because of smoke detector problems!! We lost a whole day on the trip and we are very upset"
Pros: "Couldn't recline as I was in the emergency exit row but I had some extra room with no seat next to me so that was nice"
Cons: "Couldn't recline in my emergency exit row"
Pros: "great crew, very nice and helpful often looking for ways to serve people. More leg room. I had a free upgrade to exit row seating. Food was prettu good for a flight of that length."
Pros: "I've always wanted to go to all five Manhattan boroughs in one day. Thanks to Delta, that happened."
Cons: "The plane broke down as we were about to take off. Delta rebooked everyone on to new flights because it was pretty obvious that plane was not going to be fixed in time. The crew did their best given the situation. The situation was absolute bs though - we had to take a cab to JFK for our new flight and do the whole security thing again and all that annoying stuff. Thanks for wasting 8 hours of my life, Delta."
Pros: "Flight team were wonderful!"
Cons: "the short connection screwed me"
Pros: "The boarding didn’t take long at all. The staff and crew were very pleasant and polite. Everything was done in a timely manner."
Cons: "Well you get what you pay for so I’m not really complaining here. The economy seating was a bit cramped. I’m 6 foot and it was not comfortable for me. I can only imagine how it eould be for people taller and bigger than me. Flight was too short for meas. Snacks were good though."
Cons: "No check in to Minsk from Paris"
Pros: "For a short flight, they gave it drinks and snacks."
Pros: "I liked the plane being on time & a smooth flight. The crew was great too."
Pros: "I flew with Delta"
Cons: "Your information was Aeroméxico"
Pros: "once we left Ewr everything went smooth"
Cons: "Late taking off. had to hurry to catch final leg"
Pros: "The crew was great, boarding and exit went smoothly."
Cons: "Seats are tight, not very roomy, I'm 6' tall and my knees were in the seat in front of me. The delta studio entertainment app didn't work, couldn't use the internet at all."
Pros: "I liked: After check-in, I was given luggage sticker and told that luggage will be collected in Hyderabad which is my last destination, same was printed the sticker."
Cons: "I didn't like: While transition from Mumbai to Hyderabad, i was told to collect the luggage in Mumbai and check-in again which made so worried and confused."
Cons: "Flight was delayed an hour"
Cons: "Super small plane"
Cons: "Sold us a flight with unassigned seats"
Pros: "The flight was quick, safe, and the crew was courteous and attentive."
Pros: "Both flights landed early. Flight attendants were excellent and very helpful."
Cons: "Small plane to Minneapolis with one bathroom and the flight to sna didn't have my request for a gluten free meal."
Pros: "There were pretzels. Wifi but I brought my own entertainment."
Cons: "The WORST experience of my life. My flight was delayed 12 hours overnight due to "weather" and since it was reportedly because of uncontrollable weather delta didn't have to do anything for me so I slept in the JFK airport overnight, they wouldn't even give a $59 pass to their sky miles club for the afternoon. It felt like an easy excuse so they wouldn't have to do anything since there were other airlines still flying out of JFK and to go CLE before my rescheduled flight which makes me believe it wasn't all weather. Since the flight was delayed 12 hours instead of being cancelled they wouldn't let me switch to a different airline either. Then, in the morning when it was rescheduled to it was again delayed because they first couldn't find a captain and then couldn't find a fort mate. We finally took off and arrived in Cleveland only to wait another 30 minutes for a gate and a ground crew that they couldn't find. I will never fly delta again."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly. Embarked and disembarked quickly. Flight arrived early"
Pros: "After 4 delayed and missed flights they did put me in a motel"
Cons: "Trying to make arrangements and being on hold for 30 to 53 minutes several times all while trying to second guess flights. Not being allowed on a flight after being bumped several times because only 1st class seats were available . Sprinting through the airport with all luggage only to be told I couldon't not board even though the flight did not leave for 5 more minutes"
Pros: "The plane was large enough to be comfortable and to moderate the effects of turbulence more than the smaller plane I was on to NYC. The flight attendant was very warm, fun and personable. I enjoyed being able to watch a movie on my phone through the go go app. It was a late flight so I appreciated the lights being turned off."
Cons: "I wasn't happy with the seat selection being made for me at the gate--I was in the loudest part of the plane in the rear. I wish there had been a better selection of snacks, my flight into NYC had many more options."
Cons: "Everything was great"
Cons: "Flight was delayed indefinitely. Delta supposedly booked me on united flight but made an error."
Pros: "Left on time, arrived early. Good free movie and TV show selection."
Pros: "First class stewardess was excellent."
Pros: "Flight attendants were great."
Cons: "Movie and TV selection is not great for an international flight."
Pros: "The airplane"
Cons: "Poor food"
Pros: "Crew and pilot were great."
Cons: "The plane was absolutely PACKED during the peak of a global pandemic. Completely irresponsible to not have people spaced out by at least one seat."
Pros: "Nothing. Will never fly American again"
Cons: "Better customer service at the gate."
Cons: "there was no social distancing"
Cons: "Lady at the gate barely paid any attention to the line. I had to ask her whether or now I can proceed"
Pros: "Yes the crow was good"
Cons: "The wifi should be free to use without paying for it"
Pros: "Everything was amazing"
Cons: "More snack options"
Pros: "I pay $30 more for my bags"
Cons: "I pay $30 more for my bags,"
Cons: "Phoenix airport is horrible for on time departures. Always."
Pros: "My plane was downgraded to a smaller and the weight restricted. I was unable to get on my flight at the designated time so now currently sitting in another plane 2 hours later and still haven’t left for my destination GRK. This is the worst I’ve been treated since flying with American Airlines."
Cons: "If I was able to get on my original flight without downgrading and weight restriction issues. I am highly inconvenienced by American Airlines"
Cons: "Nice crew. Nice flight. Wish there was a bit more legroom"
Pros: "Is ok"
Cons: "More space between seat and free food"
Pros: "Most was pretty standard. We did arrive 30 minutes early, which was nice."
Cons: "My bag was checked at the gate, and I was told I could pick it up in Sint Maarten, my final destination. I arrived in Sint Maarten to learn that AA had left my luggage at Charlotte Airport, despite having landed 30 minutes early."
Cons: "My flight time was changed because the crew was not on time. Then it was changed back after everyone had already made accommodations for their connections, me included."
Pros: "More space in these seats than in other flights I’ve taken"
Cons: "Waited on the tarmac for over an hour before departure with very little explanation."
Cons: "Service was excellent"
Cons: "I didn’t like the food, worse I’ Ever taste"
Pros: "I like that I made it home alive."
Cons: "Everything about Departing and arriving was a Poor experience. I might not be using this particular airline again. 4 Airlines now on my list of do not use."
Pros: "Latam would not transfer 1 medium baggage from LATAM to Avianca at Lima"
Pros: "No need to drive from OKC!!!"
Pros: "Fast and easy service"
Cons: "Why go through security over again as a transit passenger? Especially, as Lima airport security appears poorly organized."
Pros: "Entertainment streaming was decent."
Pros: "Staff very professional, everything else went as planned. That's all one needs."
Cons: "We had a hard time hearing (clarity of speech) announcements over the intercom at the gate & on the plains (specially when the captain spoke). Nothing life threatening, but wouldn't want to miss something important."
Pros: "Worst airline food in years."
Cons: "Food was bad on all 4 legs of trip"
Cons: "No complains"
Pros: "Good food, kind staff, free booze"
Pros: "Good food!"
Pros: "Nothing aside from that the flight wasn’t crowded so I didn’t have someone next to me which was a plus."
Cons: "Funky smell in plane something like artificial strawberry, farts and mildew. Crappy plane overall. Old and no power at seats. Horrible in flight entertainment for a long haul with no individual screens. American used to be so good and now it’s aweful."
Pros: "Not much"
Pros: "one more bag"
Cons: "No personal space or legroom. Uncomfortable seats."
Cons: "Flight delayed but the airline "autorouted" off my flight without informing me. I ran across the airport in Charlotte with my 2 small kids to find my original flight still there and I was kicked off of it. Irate and beyond bothered I got nothing but I'm sorry and you can get another flight in over an hour. So my small children and I will not arrive beyond dinner and bedtime. Unacceptable."
Pros: "It was comfortable, nice staff and had a meal as well"
Pros: "Great attendants. Easy ride. Easy take off, easy landing."
Cons: "We departed late due to something going on in the runway. No free wifi option."
Pros: "Getting to my seat was overall the best experience. Out side of the finally walking onto the plane and sitting down, over an hour late, it was less than mediocre."
Cons: "If the plane was on time and didn't run an hour and 20 Ish minutes late, it would have been fine, except for the blinking over head reading light that would flash in my face every 20/30 seconds that could not be turned off being due to, as the flight attendant said, "they all do that"."
Pros: "Friendliness of flight crew; entertainment choices."
Cons: "Food was poor for first class."
Pros: "Crew was very professional"
Cons: "My flight was delayed 5 hours"
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"
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: "good attention"
Pros: "3 hrs delay Small plaine No entertainment"
Pros: "Priority boarding provided by my credit card"
Pros: "On time departure and early arrival."
Cons: "No meal. Only a bag of pretzels and one drink. Even half a sandwich would have been acceptable."
Cons: "Everything was ok"
Cons: "Movies broken has to change seat"
Cons: "The exit row seats were very confining g..way to narrow due to type of seat used..had the tray in the arm"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Muy mal servicio, no dieron ni agua solo galletas vencidas ni una bebida, muy mala experiencia no recomiendo viajar en UNITED"
Pros: "Staff was very pleasant"
Cons: "We booked together, but did not get seated together. What is up with that???"
Pros: "Boarding was smooth and fast"
Cons: "Seat didn't recline"
Cons: "Airline did not provided information ahead of time related to carry on being checked on the gate bc of size. My carry on was small and still was checked at the gate because the aircraft did not have space for it. I was not provided with that information ahead of time"
Cons: "They didn't event get drinks out to the whole cabin from Newark to Boston. Paying for Internet was ridiculous for all the other fees I had to pay. There was NOTHING to o on the plane at all with out paying for it."
Pros: "Free movies and TV shows between Newark and Houston"
Cons: "That the first checked bag is not complimentary."
Pros: "We were on time and that was great!"
Pros: "it was very comfortable"
Pros: "Nothing in particular"
Cons: "The plane was delayed and it was very annoying to get to Grand Rapids late."
Pros: "Boarding was confusing"
Pros: "A very smooth ride"
Pros: "It's was quick."
Cons: "Delayed a bit but mostly ok."
Pros: "On time Skilled pilots Smooth landing Accommodating staff Pleasant"
Pros: "The girls at boarding area watched Tucker while I had to go back to the security area to get bracelets that I had forgotten they treated him like a king"
Pros: "Friendly and attentive staff."
Pros: "A little better"
Cons: "The mixed snacks were horrible."
Cons: "Kayak failed to alert me that MCO has an A & B bagge pickup areas and did not indicate which area I would find my luggage."
Pros: "I was surprised on how clean the plane was, considering it was an express. The attendance were pleasant as well."
Cons: "How small the snack bag is."
Pros: "Absolutely Nothing"
Cons: "Everything nothing was pleasing it was torture"
Pros: "Everyone was friendly"
Cons: "Everything was fine"
Pros: "The boarding process was on time."
Cons: "Everything united Airlines sucks"
Pros: "On time boarding"
Cons: "Seat space"
Cons: "Updates to delays not informed in a mannerly order"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "It was very hot, it seemed as if the AC was broken."
Pros: "We arrived almost an hour early! I didn't know that was possible!"
Cons: "They had us wait in the runway for almost an hour not good when you have arrived airport not organozed"
Pros: "Just the boarding was ok"
Cons: "This was a horrible experience I hope I never use this airline again."
Pros: "Not to crowded"
Cons: "Delayed for electrical problems. Not enough food on board. Squeaky seats."
Cons: "Long layovers, could have been shorter. Also not a huge fan of the tiny bag of snacks."
Pros: "Boarding was quick and ground staff was respecrful"
Cons: "Seats are way too small and I am only 5ft 7 inches short."
Cons: "Take off delayed due to traffic"
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "The delays"
Pros: "On time!"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Nothing stood out"
Cons: "Late departure once again"
Pros: "Great service. Very comfortable seats!"
Pros: "The cost."
Cons: "Attendants didn't know how to work Directv sets so no one on plane had programming. One attendant thought it was a touch screen and it wasn't. Another said she would reset the system but never did."
Pros: "Very friendly and comfortable"
Pros: "The service was awesome!"
Cons: "Seats were too hard"
Cons: "Movies should be included in price or significantly cheaper. Maybe some basics included with newer movies costing $2.00 at most."
Pros: "The movies said they were supposed to be free."
Cons: "Yet two minutes in I kept getting kicked off."
Cons: "They charge me more for bags"
Cons: "The tv and free food"
Pros: "Very tired trip. Nothing I like."
Cons: "Everything. Staff was completely unhelpful with relaying information regarding delays."
Pros: "Nothing to like about Spirit"
Cons: "Everything. It's not a secret"
Pros: "I wish there were more snacks for domestic flights"
Cons: "Food amenities"
Cons: "They have their own random process of checking in, boarding etc. If you try to interact with a person in any way they charge you for it. That's not how it works for other airlines, and their communications isn't particularly clear about this so charges are surprising"
Pros: "Nothing, was horrible"
Cons: "Better service"
Pros: "ticket price"
Cons: "baggage charges. carryon fees, outregous"
Pros: "Is spensive"
Cons: "Lot of noisy customers but Spirit does a good job"
Cons: "No snakes."
Cons: "There should be upgraded reclining seating options."
Cons: "Loud children"
Pros: "The comfort"
Cons: "The employer not speak spanish"
Cons: "Too much information/forms while checking in and have to pay for luggage which is expensive."
Cons: "Luggage Charges are outrageous"
Pros: "Kind attendants"
Cons: "Too many "hidden" and extra costs"
Pros: "Very bad"
Cons: "All. Price too high for kind of service"
Cons: "It's too bad. When I buy the ticket you must showing them. I never know about that. Why I need pay over$50 a small baggage?"
Pros: "I was impressed with the professionalism and the space on the plane. The staff was great, I am looking forward to flying again."
Cons: "I didn't like to delay."
Cons: "Invalid ticket from online check in when going through security. Unclear boarding process"
Cons: "bag fees boarding pass fees"
Pros: "Plane wing tip said howdy. Few was great"
Cons: "Looking back it was what I expected. Great for short flights"
Pros: "Landed early"
Pros: "Fast service hilarious staff"
Pros: "It was cheap"
Cons: "nothing you get for what you paid"
Cons: "The cost for a carry on was $55 and to check it in was $50. I thought it would be better to check in my small carry on - mistake! The baggage claim was very disorganized and took about 20 mins to get my bag."
Cons: "Cancelled flighr never will buy tickets for friends or myself on spirit"
Cons: "Didn't like that there were huge baggage charges And last min cxl with not that great accommodation"
Pros: "Friendly staff. No delays."
Cons: "To many money for bags"
Pros: "Fantastic cree"
Cons: "No entertainment, not even an outlet to plug my headphones into. That would have been ideal."
Pros: ""Carmen " at the Newark station....calm and very attractive !"
Cons: "Disorganized gate ops"
Pros: "Short and sweet."
Pros: "Just what i need from traveling."
Pros: "I liked the staff. They made it seem easy"
Cons: "The $55 carry on fee that springs up out of nowhere. Not cool"
Cons: "Thought I was gonna die. So many bumps shaking constantly"
Pros: "No sirve mui malo"
Cons: "No sirve mui malo"
Airlines flying from Newark to Central America 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 Newark to Central America
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Newark to Central America
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Newark to Central America
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Newark to Central America
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Newark to Central America