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SAN — PHX
Aug 12 — Aug 191
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1 adult
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October

High season

June

Cheapest flight

$27

Average price round-trip

$137

Good deal round-trip

$90

Good deal one-way

$44
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Top 3 airlines serving San Diego to Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

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Allegiant AirOverall score based on 2157 reviews
7.6Boarding
7.0Comfort
8.1Crew
6.1Entertainment
6.3Food
Airline reviews

Flint airport is an easy airport to use, no muss no fuss. The Allegiant staff there was both friendly and helpful. Flight was good. We did not have food (snacks for sale on plane) or entertainment, but we knew that ahead of time.

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Flint airport is an easy airport to use, no muss no fuss. The Allegiant staff there was both friendly and helpful. Flight was good. We did not have food (snacks for sale on plane) or entertainment, but we knew that ahead of time.

Sucks!

3 1/2 delay do to no pilot

awful service. not of kayak but of allegiant

Pros: "Easy boarding"
Cons: "Half the flight didn't wear masks, crew didn't bother to enforce."
Pros: "Crew was good but baggage claim took forever. The seating was not well arranged. The seats were very uncomfortable. The weight limit of the bags were unreasonable"
Cons: "Better seats could be better"
Cons: "I'm upset with kayak for sending a survey before I was off the plane!"
Cons: "Seats are uncomfortable"
Pros: "Cost"
Cons: "OMG, miffed and aggravated right now!! Currently on Allegiant Flight 1355. PIE to CVG A non-eating flight. These POSs MFers decide to have a friggen pizza party in the middle of the flight"
Cons: "The landing. the approach was so rough. I've flown 6 times this year. And that was the roughest approach ever"
Cons: "I booked two tickets at the same time through kayak and was assigned a seat not next to my son! Because the flight was fully booked there was no ability to rearrange seats."
Pros: "Short flight but not comfortable and no entertainment"
Cons: "Most flights to Vegas are cheap so not sure why this one was so expensive"
Pros: "Price"
Cons: "20 minute delay"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight attendants talked loudly the whole flight. Very uncomfortable"
Pros: "I didn’t enjoy anything about this flight unfortunately it was my worst experience with an airline that I’ve ever had."
Cons: "I had checked my bag with was a personal bag and they said it fit inside the metal stand they had so when I proceeded to board another lady had told me I’d pay $50 or wouldn’t get on. She was very rude she let me friend with two bags go on without paying. I took four flights and never had this issue"
Pros: "Crew there and back. Professional and fun"
Cons: "When boarding in Asheville. Flight crew had no control. Everyone bumrushed counter. No control of boarding. Adults boarding before parents with children. People boarding priority when they are not."
Pros: "Allegiant knows how to get people off and back on the plane ASAP. The last few flights I have taken we left early and arrived earlier than planned because of this. Crew was friendly. I like the fact the flights are direct and no layovers at airports."
Pros: "Ticket prices are always the best. Even though The flight was delayed by 30 minutes we were only 15 minutes later into the terminal"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by 30 minutes but we were only 15 minutes later into the terminal"
Pros: "Quick"
Pros: "The staff were friendly and helpful and boarded us in an orderly manner."
Cons: "Staff are part time employees and do not arrive to check in counter until 1.5 hours before flight. When flying out of this airport you do not need to arrive 2 hours early."
Pros: "For exception of price there is nothing I liked about"
Cons: "Uncooperative ground crew App doesn't work if you are not from the US"
Pros: "The price!"
Cons: "Flights in both directions were late."
Pros: "To be honest nothing"
Cons: "Missed flight any no one was willing to help us pure BS"
Cons: "Flight was delayed 6 hours."
Pros: "The check-in line moved quickly and our representative was very friendly and encouraged us to download the app rather than pay for boarding passes. Good experience all around"
Pros: "None"
Cons: "Ground personnel"
Pros: "Smaller airports make travel easier, and more relaxed. No frills--to get even water on the flight you'll pay for a bottle. Personnel all tend to be friendly and helpful. With Allegiant I've learned to pack lightly and plan travel carefully. It's been worth it as I have been able to see friends and family more often. We even took an impromptu vacation this year when we found a great deal on airfare."
Pros: "Could,nt Have went any better."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Last minute delay due to a plane malfunction. Was told very last minute. Seemed like there were no quick resolutions in play. Had to wait over three hours to fly out, doesnt that entail compensation by law?"
Pros: "I liked that the flight was fast but I was coming from Vegas so it’s not that far."
Cons: "They charged me $50 for a carry on even after I told them repeatedly that I tried to change it on my ticket days before I was leaving. It would not let me change it or even check in on the mobile app. It was very hot and we had to wait for awhile before any air conditioning started. No entertainment or complimentary drinks."
Pros: "Snacks were good but we had to pay for them."
Pros: "Boarding speed and flight"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats, does not recline, even water is for sale."
Cons: "Moving from one gate to another. The three hour delay. It appeared that no one person really knew what they were doing. The disabled in wheel chairs we left on there own. One elderly woman literally fell out of her wheel chair to the floor. I was discusseded by the events of the airline."
Pros: "Very efficient service... for a first experience we were pretty impressed because your review overall were not that great. Good job."
Cons: "The airline nickel and dimes for everything."
Cons: "Flight was delayed almost 3 hours and the plane itself was noisy."
Pros: "The plane departed on time. The crew was very friendly."
Pros: "That fact that they did not suply even one free bottle or cup of water is awful. I was very thirsty but did not get a drink because they chaged $2.00 for one bottle of water, and the is just plain wrong."
Pros: "The price of the flight was cheap, but i know why. You ended up paying for your carry on luggage, ypu pay for seat assignment if you want to guarentee sitting with you party, you pay for soda. My flight was 1.5 hours late, due to mechanical problem. Plane was janky and it felt like it STILL needed repairs."
Cons: "Low airfare."
Pros: "Low cost, great service, arrived 20 min early"
Cons: "Seats were kinda tight but I'm sort of used to that"
Cons: "Even snacks and water are only available for a fee. Seats do not have much padding and are not comfortable."
Cons: "My return flight was rescheduled for a day later."
Cons: "They arrive to the airport over an hour early and went to the desk we're asking them to print my ticket they informed me that they cannot check me in at the desk I had to do it online I didn't have the ability to do that so therefore I miss my plane"
Pros: "Everything was super easy with Allegiant. This was our second time flying with this airline, and even though you feel like you get nickeled and dimed to death, the overall price is still much lower than any other airline. The plane was clean and the crew, both ways were awesome and in-tune with their passengers. Don't be fooled by the pricing, this is really an outstanding airline, we will fly again with Allegiant!"
Pros: "On time. Easy boarding and off loading. Nice staff"
Cons: "The seat. The people. The drinks. The efficiency. The price."
Cons: "They booked me and two others for the same seat"
Pros: "Airline was great. Told us right away they were only going to do one drink service so we could order two. Left on time and had no issues. Would definitely fly with them again. Even though you have to pay to check a bag, it's still a better deal than any other airline out there. People need to stop complaining about the extra fees, do you want cheap or not."
Cons: "Nothing. Was exactly what I expected for a $35.00 flight."
Pros: "I was prepared for the worst and was pleasantly surprised on all counts. On-line booking easy, check in a breeze, boarding on time, reasonably comfortable flight, baggage no problem."
Cons: "Seats a bit flimsy."
Pros: "It's really annoying to stand in line, get to the attendant and then be told to step aside and download an app for your phone and check in (and especially check bags) that way. I don' know the security or privacy of that app, plus it is just tedious and annoying."
Cons: "Seats on Allegiant are terrible, and charging to print out a boarding pass is awful. Charging for water on a flight where you have no other options for water should actually be illegal. Shame on them for that."
Cons: "The flight was late and we were not given updates until the time we should have been taking off."
Pros: "Convenient, Clean, Quality, Care"

Flight was extremely delayex

Not enough leg space, don't like having to pay for a seat assignment or the perception that I have to, a lot of "nickel and dime" on everything, and didn't care for the pushing of credit card.

Good price long layover

The flight, crew and cleanliness was good, my main complaint is that they tried to charge for ANY and EVERY BAG bag, whether checked or carry on. So you think you are getting a good deal for flight tickets, but that cost does NOT include ANY bags. The very nice gentleman who checked us in ended up only charging us for 2 of our 6 bags. We had 1 checked bag and 5 carry on (1 for each of us traveling). So he charged for our 1 big checked bag and 1 carry on and then waived the fees for all our other carry on bags. This helped tremendously and was very much appreciated. Although, since we now know Frontier does charge for all bag types, we will probably avoid using them again.

Frontier is a cheap airline but everything went well

Experienced a 1 hr flight delay, but they kept u updated on changes. Very clean, new looking planes. Have to pay for any inflight food /beverages. Little leg room but ok for short flights!! Helpful, friendly flight attendents. No wifi onboard. Have to pay extra for larger carryon bag & extra legroom seats. But basic flight prices are good so will try them again!!

Pros: "The wonderful crews and the comfortable seat"
Cons: "Snack and drink"
Pros: "Worst trip ever. Will never choose kayak again"
Cons: "Effort. Sitting 5 hours for a 59 min trip sucks"
Pros: "The crew/pilot was excellent he got us an hour prior to schedule, however, the stewardess did not have good training to lay down rules i.e. going bathroom. They can be stricted but nice."
Cons: "Food not snacks should be an option to purchase."
Pros: "Clean plane, great customer service."
Cons: "You have to pay for a reclining seat, only the first theee rows have them. You have to pay for even soda drinks. Ok for shorter commutes, but a 4+ hour flight is miserable."
Pros: "That I made it there in one piece."
Cons: "Not worth saving a couple dollars. Front tier airlines does not allow you to pick your seats before hand nor does it allow you to select baggage and the app, it is recessed for whatever reason. The seats are extremely tiny the tree table is so small you can barely fit an English muffin on it. There is no entertainment whatsoever, there is no Internet on the plane, and if you want anything to eat or drink besides water you will be paying for it. I’m sorry to say but flying on frontier was more like a punishment for me. I always fly American and wanted to save a few dollars what a mistake! With American most the planes that I have flown in have free movie entertainment and everybody seat the seats are comfortable And recline. And the snacks are free along with the soda. Please think twice before flying frontier."
Pros: "Do people write here for frontier?"
Cons: "Sat on the tarmac for over 3 hours. A fight broke loose and we had to return to the terminal and then back to the tarmac for more sitting. The crew finally figured out how uncomfortable and frustrated people were getting 2.5 hours to sitting with no air on the tarmac. They relieved their customers suffering then with complimentary water! Now that’s service. Frontier is one of the most base airlines out there. I’m entirely frustrated that they are one of the only airlines that service our podunk airport."
Pros: "Crew Is okay."
Cons: "As expected, anything extra (carry-on, water, food, etc) will be charged extra. Seats are small and do not recline"
Pros: "Cheap flight . Luckily looked into there baggage rules. Cheap flight means they don't offer any entertainment nor complimentary drinks.I didn't know this but would use thier services again and again at the prices I paid."
Cons: "The change of flights. Had to stay in airport overnight!"
Pros: "Flight crew did try to make up time."
Cons: "Extremely late. Should of given us free non alcoholic drinks to make up for being so late."
Pros: "The Frontier staff was very welcoming in boarding passengers on this flight & that the view of the flight was awesome coming into Phoenix."
Pros: "Before our trip, I read some mixed reviews, but honestly the experience was what I expected. The crew was really friendly and attentive, our flight took off and landed on time, so that was great."
Cons: "The seats were only so comfortable, and don't recline, no in-flight wi-fi, and everything needed to be purchased as extra. This was what I was expecting though, so I came prepared with my kindle and snacks purchased from the airport."
Pros: "Boarding was swift"
Cons: "I checked to see how much it cost to pay for my 2 checked bags online, it was 25.00 each. This was on a Sunday. Come Monday I went to pay for my two bags online but now it cost 35.00 per bag, WOW!!!"
Pros: "The baggage claim girl in Atlanta was Wonderful she was very pleasant to me and my boyfriend and expressed a genuine concern about my unfortunate circumstance. Mariah (Frontire baggage claim girl) did everything she could to make sure I got my Bag back and called as soon as it arrived Thanks Mariah !!!!"
Cons: "They lost my bags I was flying to Atlanta from Phoenix and my bag ended up in St Louis ... i would assume that if your going to make me pay for my checked bag it would atleast make it to the correct destination. The crew wasn't as pleasant and friendly as I'd like them to be but did there jobs (I guess) then we had to sit and wait for a gate .... the only reason why a gate finally opened up was because people started asking for snacks. Overall there was nothing special about this flight I was upset that I didn't have my luggage from the beggening of my trip but the day before I left my bag was recovered . The ticket was inexpensive but I'm not sure if it was worth the hasstle Then I had to pay for my bags coming back as well. Suggestion maybe have a 50% voucher ad a courtesy from sending a bag to the wrong destination."
Pros: "If you have ever flown Ryan air ,this appears to be the American version."
Pros: "Flights were pretty clean and decent. Seats were moderate size not too small as I was told by some of my friends. Planes were neatly maintened and newly built. Free water offered which was expected."
Pros: "I liked the bundle package of a carry on, a checked bag and stretch seating. A fair price for the extras and the stretch seating is definitely a must!"
Cons: "I wasn't really impressed by the general lack of kindness from the flight attendants. Seemed like they hated their jobs and didn't want to be doing it. Didn't really want to ask for anything because I felt like I was inconveniencing them."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Arriving to the airport at 5am and reviewing my experience at 11am, still waiting to board the flight that has been delayed over and over."
Pros: "Likely the most uncomfortable plane I've ever been on. Seats feature zero padding, the inability to recline, and a tray table the size of a DVD case. I'm 5' 9" 148 pounds, young and very healthy. I left the plane with a twisted up neck like I've never had before. I landed safely so I MUST be thankful for that, but if I was booking I would want to know this information. Since I'm the wiser now I will not book with Frontier again. Also it was an extra $90 for my CARRY ON round trip. It notified me it would be extra when I booked online but didn't specify how much. What a surprise. I spent more on the fees for the bag than I spent on the bag itself (and most of the contents for that matter)."
Pros: "friendly crew members"
Cons: "I was given a boarding pass that had the wrong boarding gate.I was boarding the flight from sky harbor Phoenix to AtlantaI. I almost missed my flight and nobody told the passengers the gates had been changed. I did not like that and felt disrespected. Yet I had paid for the flight."
Pros: "Short flight. - But loved the price - very cost effective."
Cons: "My stay was short so I didn't need to check a carry-on or bag. Had I needed that service I would NOT have chosen Frontier - I seriously object to having to pay extra for an item that is not an "extra" - who travels without some type of luggage?? Just charge the cost up front and be transparent - it is difficult to determine exactly what your flight is going to cost you - which is exactly why I don't normally fly Frontier!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Late take off small seats"
Cons: "Will not use frontier again, I had no idea they didn't cover even a carry on. Also, couldn't lay my head down on the tray in front of me on the plane, it was way too short and way too low."
Pros: "The seats were surprisingly comfertable! And I really enjoyed having more personal space in front of me! No other airline have seating like Frontier! I flew United in to Colorado and it really felt like sardines with Frontier I didn't and both flights where full!"
Cons: "I didn't like the surprise 40$ fee to bring carry on. I don't remember seeing that when I bought my ticket. I don't mind paying for my luggage. But would've been nice to be able to add that to my flight bill rather then having to pay the fee in order to get my flight ticket."
Pros: "The crew and conditions in which the planes were maintained. Our pilots were fantastic"
Cons: "The inexperienced personnel at the check in at Pittsburgh terminal who messed up my boarding pass, didn't have that I paid for carry on on the pass, this caused me further problems in Denver. Please train your people better."
Pros: "Flight attendants being apologetic"
Cons: "Boarding agent was very rude and told me I could not board because of dog. Even the other passengers were appalled by his behavior and complained. on board flight attendants had to apologize for his behavior as well. He made me cry and wouldn't let me board. It was the worst flight experience I've ever had."
Cons: "Tried to cancel this flight using the flight insurance I was up sold during checkout. Turns out that the flight insurance was only available for international flights? When I ask the agent why it was the recommended during purchase, she said I should have read the full terms and conditions during checkout. To me, this was a true scam. She told me that I could appeal the conditions of the travel insurance, but I would have to present a death certificate of the friend's baby that had just passed - the reason the baby shower was cancelled, and the reason this trip was cancelled. It was appalling. I tried calling Frontier directly, but their reservation desk was closed due to their system being down. HOURS I tried to call, and could not get a rep. I ended up not able to cancel the flight or even speak w a Frontier rep before my flight departed. In all, I was given 6 different numbers or lines to call to sort through this situation. All I did was waste hours of my time. This was a terrible situation where I feel like I was the victim of a scam."
Cons: "When we checked in at the start of our flight in Denver we were told the flight was cancelled by a very RUDE attendant at the counter even though the reader board showed it was on time. The Frontier person had absolutely no intention in helping and could really care less. Ended up going to the South West counter and the people were great. Frontier should take a lesson form Frontier about customer service. When I book my next flight I will have to be very desperate to use Frontier because of the way I was treated."
Pros: "I made it to my destination."
Cons: "Fees to have a seat on a plane you already purchased a ticket for. Carry on fees are ridiculous! I will never fly Frontier again nor will I recommend it to anyone... Ever!"
Pros: "I didn't like anything about traveling with Frontier."
Cons: "Upcharge for Seats, Upcharge for Checked Bags, Upcharge for Carry Ons, Upcharge for Water. They charge you for water. That seems illegal. The flight was delayed, the gate was changed. We had to change gates which means we had to go through security twice. The staff blamed everyone and everything else (even the passengers) for all the issues and took ZERO responsibility for anything. I can't believe they are still in business with this level of customer service. The flight attendants were ghetto too. Making light of a bad situation by saying the worst things possible. Total embarasment transfer. I'll never fly Frontier again and will think twice about booking travel with Kayak."
Pros: "Co-pilot who had to explain to passengers why so many flaws occurred in this flight, she tried to be humorous."
Cons: "Flight 1884 out of SFO was doomed from the beginning starting with a notice (thanks Kayak) via email that the flight would be 1 hour late. Then, the Departure board at the airport totally dropped the flight, Then (again thru Kayak) I read that the flight would NOT board in terminal 1, Gate 21, Domestic terminal, but ar gate A3 in the International terminal. We all had to exit domestic and go to international and again through TSA. Then the flight departed another 30 minutes late finally over 2 hours LATE! Upon arrival at Phoenix the plane taxied too far away from the exit ramp-another 40 minutes before we could depart. It was an awful flight experience. Did they offer a free soda or anything for inconvenience we experienced-NOT A THING!"
Pros: "My flight eas very friendly/ peaceful also a great experience for over 3 hrs"
Cons: "N$"
Pros: "The flights went fine, and were mostly on-time, just a little delay leaving Chicago because the incoming flight had to wait for a gate to open up"
Cons: "Frontier's customer service line is horrible, with no clear option to reach a person to ask questions of without hunting through every option. Also, they charged me to pick a seat, ANY seat, so what the hell am I paying for when I pay for a flight?! I also had to put my backpack under my seat, even though it was stated numerous times on their website that it would be too big, and I had to pay $40 to make it a carry-on, when there was no room in the overhead bins. Their customer service line AND website stated I could be charged up to DOUBLE that ($80) if I had to pay for it at the gate. I looked it up, and I would have payed less on at least two other carriers because of the extra charges. This is information that should CLEARLY be stated when listing the costs of a flight, not "covered" under "additional costs may apply" or some such legalese"
Cons: "I bought a plane ticket and then had to pay for a seat on top of that, as well as exorbitant charges for bags, and we ended up paying far more than even the plane ticket for all the extra charges. If I buy a plane ticket, that price is what I am expecting to pay. I understand a few charges here and there, but more than double what I expected to pay is completely crooked and terrible business. The plane ride was bare bones, uncomfortable seats, and average service. We will never be flying Frontier again."
Pros: "The flight was cheap and affordable"
Cons: "paying for carryon luggage and the price being 45. paying for snacks and drinks thats over priced and should be free like the other airlines. seats no longer recline and you have to pay for a seat if you pick one. by the time you pay for all of it the flight costs more or about the same as thr airlines."
Pros: "The guy who checked me in at the airport"
Cons: "Is very sneaky and is not easily disclose seats cost of the additional money food cost additional money drinks cost additional money. In addition they charge you for not only bringing your bag to be checked but to bring a bag on the plane. They do not do anybody any good to not disclose that when booking the flight in large font or a pop up window before you officially book. We sat on the runway at the Denver international airport for over an hour once we landed again completely irritating and dissatisfied!"
Cons: "We waited an hour on the tarmac for a gate to open. It took another 90 minutes for them to get the checked bags to the carousel. Frontier's excuse was that they usually have 8 people to unload the plane, that day they only had one. Frontier is too cheap to hire people and expects customers to tolerate their operational inefficiency. No one at Frontier showed any form of customer service skills and refused to grant any concessions to delayed, angry customers. In fact, the luggage supervisor called security because she angered the customers so much. To sum up, f*** Frontier and I cannot wait for their inevitable chapter 11 filing."
Pros: "Not much. Will not fly this airline again."
Cons: "Extra charges for everything. Even water and coffee weren't free. Seat charge, what is that ? Overheard a fellow passenger say he felt as though we were treated like cattle."
Pros: "Flight was short"
Cons: "I was not informed that I would be forced to pay for a carry-on, which was more expensive than checking my bag. I checked it, which then forced me to have an additional 30 minute wait at baggage claim. Horrible experience especially due to the splitting headache from the child who was screaming louder than I ever thought humanly possible (that obviously wasn't the airline's fault though)."
Pros: "Flight was on time, boarding was quick."
Cons: "They charged to pick seating, for carry-ons, and for beverages on the flight. The money I "saved" compared to other airlines, I ended up probably spending more due to the additional charges."
Pros: "This is a good option if the price differential va other airlines is significant enough. However you must consider all the add on costs in that value calculation. Charges to reserve seat and check in on line, charge for carry on, charge for all drinks etc"
Cons: "Seating is beyond uncomfortable."
Pros: "NOTHING"
Cons: "They cancelled my flight. Soonest Frontier flight they could re-book me on was EIGHT DAYS LATER. They have no agreements with other airlines to book cancelled passengers with. They would NOT pay any hotel expenses. It was left to me to find alternate transportation home as well as book a hotel room for the night and pay for it. This was the absolute worst airline I have ever flown on in all my years of air travel. Did I mention that they even charge for the in-flight soft drink? Oh yeah, The seats don't recline, none of them."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Plane cancelled, no help from frontier customer service, will never fly on this airline again"
Pros: "Very efficient boarding process Comfortable seast. crew was friendly. Unfortunately, we had to sit in the plane for an hour waiting for it to be de-iced. I don't know whether front tier could have done anything to avoid that, but they did make up almost all the time and we landed hardly late."
Cons: "More announcements as to why we were so delayed we are sitting on the plane"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything. The entire airline needs to be shut down at this point."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Absolute confusion as flights were delayed. Gate agent threatened do call the cops on me after I pressed him, firmly but politely, on why I was given different information by three different agents"
Pros: "On time, easy boarding, smooth flight"
Cons: "Baggage check agent spent 30 minutes explaining why car seats can’t be checked to family in front of me, while he had a line of about 10 people behind me. Added unnecessary, frustrating feelings to an already stressful experience traveling. Very poor situational awareness and no sense of urgency."
Pros: "Nothing, at first how cheap it was, but one quickly realizes you get what they paid for."
Cons: "The fact that they blamed the weather for their in ability to land, but the reality is that the airline is so cheap they don't carry enough fuel to be able to give it another go at landing in Las Vegas. We were literally only about 15 20 feet from landing at our destination when the pilot decided to speed up and give it another go. But then they gave us some b.s. about how their gate was taken and they had no other available gates, but then they blamed the weather. Wish they could get their story straight. Anyway, the airline just stranded us in Los Angeles, which is even weirder since we took off from San Diego..."
Pros: "I had a small bag with me & they charged $57 just to Carry it with me on the plane ,i was very surprised .each way"
Cons: "They advertise a cheap fare but charge you for everything! If you don't do it only they charge you more. The seats on the plane are uncomfortBle and do not recline! After it was all said and done this flight wasn't cheaper than anyone else. I will not fly Spirit again."
Pros: "When we went to the ticket counter to drop off our check bag, we learned there was a mistake with our tickets and we had only paid for the check bag on one leg of the round trip flight. Jack saved the day and got us fixed up without charging any penalty fees."
Pros: "The original flight cost was comparatively inexpensive, but when considering what I got and didn't get for the price, not really."
Cons: "I was charged $57 for a CARRY ON! Whaaat?! That's ridiculous. Most airlines don't charge you that for a CHECKED bag. And the worst part was, when I asked why my daughter didn't have to pay for her carry-on (a backpack), she told me that it was because it was a backpack, and that if I'd have had a duffle bag or some other type of tote, I would not have been charged. REALLY?! How does that make sense? I shoudl have asked her for one of those plastic bags and put my stuff in there! Good fodder for a comic, to be sure. And I will be sure to spread the word about this to all I know. Spirit SUCKS."
Pros: "The crew was excellent!"
Cons: "The flight was real bumpy."
Cons: "It's advertised as "cheap" but by the time you pay for the seat, luggage, etc., you end up paying more than other airlines."
Pros: "The price"
Cons: "They started to load us than unloaded us because they had to change a tire. The seats are to tight and to close. Only 1 of the 3 attendance was polite."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Everything"
Pros: "I like the base cost and then having the choice to add charges to my ticket designed for my needs."
Cons: "Would like to pick my seat and pay for it ahead of flight."
Pros: "I liked absolutely nothing about this airline to the point where I didn't even fly with them the day of my flight"
Cons: "They were not willing to work with me to change my flight date do to a family emergency and couldn't give me credit towards further flights, goes to show how broke this airline is if they really need the money and couldn't refund me like other past and BETTER airlines have done in the past, I will NEVER fly this airline ever again and have told many people to do the same, this was my first and last experience. As a side note I had to DRIVE MYSELF TO LAS VEGAS FROM SAN DIEGO because they were not willing to work with me but I still made it to and from my destination"
Pros: "i have flown spirit multiple times out of phoenix in all kinds of weather and not once has it ever taken off on time! once the airline attendant even yelled at the passengers upon arrival at the gate like we were all children. I decided to check the status today instead of waiting in the airport for four hours and yes--- again it was delayed one hour and then two hours. so I planed accordingly and planned to be at the airport 1.5 hours ahead of the revised flight time. then they changed the flight time again and now I've missed my flight. this airline is absolutely the worst and I have flown domestically and internationally for over 35 years. I'm done with you spirit!"
Pros: "TSA did not accept Spirit's boarding pass on the smart phone. I had to go back to a ticketing terminal to print a boarding pass, get back in the long line, and clear security."
Cons: "Support electronic boarding pass like all other airlines."
Pros: "Crew was friendly"
Cons: "Seats are made for midgets - baggage handling could have only been worst if they lost the bag. Would not take bag in San Diego until two hours before flight and it took 45 minutes to receive bag in Vegas"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight kept getting delayed, then after 8 hours they cancelled the flight. Stood in line for 2 hours with terrible and slow service just to find out the next flight out was in 13 hours. They didn't give out any hotel vouchers only a few meal vouchers. So I spent a total of 20 hours sitting on uncomfortable airport seats and no sleep waiting for the flight. I had lost a day that I could have been working. All service was poor and the company is cheap on everything. They're so cheap that they can't even serve complimentary soda and water like a normal airline. This is supposed to be a economical flight but really with all of the fees tacked on its about the same as costlier airlines if not more."
Cons: "Delay"
Cons: "I must pay for my baggage. It's crazy couse I paid 100$ for my ticket and 50 more. Food???? What are you asking about?! There aren't free water! It was bad expirience. To go back I rent a car Mustang 5.0 it was more better, exiting!"
Pros: "Gets you from point A to point B at a reasonable price!"
Cons: "It was ridiculous how I had to pay 55.00 for my carry on to my destination and BACK. Did NOT expect that. So 110.00 total. Felt like I had to buy my carry one it's own personal ticket to fly with me as if it was another person that u had to put in a little storage over my head."
Cons: "Was not aware that my carry-on would cost $45, about the same as the air ticket. Absolutely ridiculous. If Kayak wants to keep customer you should not be selling products from these people !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Canceled flight"
Pros: "Rude check in helpers and charge me 50 dollars for my carry on bag, almost full flight ticket price."
Cons: "Rude check in helpers and charge me 50 dollars for my carry on bag, almost full flight ticket price."
Pros: "Spirit sucks big time"
Cons: "Bad bad bad"
Pros: "Safety and crew"
Cons: "Lack of comforts and complimentary food"
Pros: "Convenience and cost."
Cons: "I had no adverse issues on this flight."
Pros: "Stewardess' humorous save on our way back: "About that bumpy landing, it was not the pilot's fault. It was not even my fault. It was the asphalt!""
Cons: "Spirit is not competing on an even playing field for lowest cost fares on Kayak. You should not allow them to use your site. It merely appears to be low. My flight which started at $73 landed up being 157. Further more, flight was late taking off, on the return there was only one lavatory in flight because the other "was not working", bumpy ride and very bumpy landing, using in flight sales and incentives to sell a credit card with collaboration with Bank of America. There is such a complete absence of transparency that I don't hesitate to say, they are cheating Kayak customers and you should not allow them to advertise since it is not fair competition. Help us compare apples with apples."
Pros: "Nothing never using this airline again"
Cons: "The overcharges , the delayed ."
Pros: "I didn't like anything, seats don't recline, not even the exit row I paid extra for. The flight was cheap until you end up adding checked bags, extra leg room, etc..."
Cons: "didn't like anything, seats don't recline, not even the exit row I paid extra for. The flight was cheap until you end up adding checked bags, extra leg room, etc..."
Pros: "the initial price for the flight"
Cons: "paying for seats,,the outrageous price for luggage,,waiting 40 minutes before they turned the seat belt sign off only to have it turned back on within 5 minutes. Even though the attendants were up and serving drinks in the aisle, they were turning people back to their seat that wanted to use the bathroom, while other passengers were allowed to get up and go to the bathroom. There was no turbulence and we had reached our cruising altitude. When the seat belt sign was turned off, we were warned that it would only be off for minutes because it was going to be turned back on for the descent. Will never fly Spirit again, lesson learned."
Cons: "The crew members were rude and I felt inconvenienced by any request (only made one--for a beverage). I witnessed extreme rudeness of the crew members to other customers as well. The seats don't recline and are quite thin and hard. Without doubt, this was the most uncomfortable flight I've ever been on (as was the other flight on this trip on a spirit plane). I will not be flying spirit ever again. I paid for my checked bag 24 hrs in advance and still paid $42 dollars. I luckily had a printer where I was staying and could print my boarding pass to avoid being charged for that. All that being said, even with my planning and following "spirit 101" guidelines on their website, I ended up paying the same I would have had I flown another (more comfortable, less inconvenient) airline with better customer service."
Pros: "We had to pay an additional $150 for carry on luggage. (I was never told this when I bought the tickets) No snacks or drinks were given on a trip literally across the United States. Terrible service and super cramped seating. Never flying spirit air again. Ever."
Pros: "Overall good & easy experience. Bought last minute ticket ( the day before my flight) at a very decent price, 80 dolls"
Pros: "That I safely landed."
Cons: "The chairs. At least they should be able to lean back so I can nap. My neck was destroyed after the flight."
Cons: "Only offered a "voucher" for a future flight when they cancelled my original flight. They offered a later flight, but I would've missed the event I was trying to make so I had to take a flight from another airline."
Cons: "We got to the airport and was unable to check in because the desk attendant said the flight was boarding, but the departure screen did not say boarding until 15 mins after she said that. I am very upset that we missed our flight and that she provided the wrong information and was not helpful at all."
Cons: "this might have been my mistake I did not arrive 45 minutes prior to departure I was 6 minutes past the 45-minute line and they would not let me board the plane..I asked 4 times to talk to a manager all I kept hearing where she was at lunch and she would be down in a bit I waited for almost 30 minutes before I decided just go catch another plane on Southwest to Vegas kayak might want to inform all of their customers dealing with spirit Airlines that the 45-minute cutoff point is crucial...one of the problems is and I received a email from you the day before that it was moved to a different terminal so at the San Diego Airport even the people that work there didn't know where the Spirit Airlines was and there was 5 people behind me who had the same issue and this Airline will not work with us then they tell me it's too late the plan is already full...I did fly back from Vegas on spirit but what I thought was kind of bizarre with people still boarding the plane five minutes prior to takeoff...next time I go to Vegas I might just pay the extra money and Fly Southwest ...and besides that that plane coming back from Vegas did not sell mechanically strong it made all kinds of noises when we landed and everybody was even looking around like something was going to fall off the plane when we landed in San Diego"
Pros: "when we landed safely"
Cons: "Shysters of the not-so-friendly skies! As a loyal #AlaskaAirlines customer, I hesitated before buying tickets on Spirit from San Diego to Vegas. After finding an online "deal" for Spirit, maybe $100 less expensive and a convenient flight time, I bought them. Spirit should be heavily fined, if not shut down, for their dishonesty. Upon check in, there was a surprise $55 fee per checked bag and $100 FEE PER CARRY ON bigger than a purse EACH WAY. No cash was accepted at the check in, gate or in-flight. This was not a problem for us, but felt bad for any person who forgot theirs. Once on the plane, Spirit charges $3 per water, soda or juice (inc $3 per refill). Cheap snacks started at $3 per small courtesy size though $7 per "luxury item" of cup-o-soup noodles. Icing on the cake of poop experience was our airline server. Shocked in to tears of laughter, the woman with the beverages walked up and barked "what do you want?!" To our row. I asked to buy the Moscow mule. She said, "where is your card? If it is not out of your wallet now I am going walking away. Other people want drinks and I don't have time for you to get out your wallet!" LOL!! I gave it to her, then she barked a similar rant at the nice people sitting next to me. NEVER, EVER will I fly Spirit again. The charges alone are so dishonest but the service is awful too."
Cons: "Spirit Airlines was no help and didn't offer any alternatives for us at all."
Pros: "The flight was wonderful. My seat was comfortable. Flt crew was very good."
Cons: "Na"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "They charged $110 for golf clubs and a small suitcase. My flight was going to be on time but the decided to give that plane to the people heading to Vegas because they had been delayed all morning. Spirit told us we would be delayed four hours, then 30 minutes later they said the flight was completely cancelled. I had to go back to the main terminal to pick up my bags and had to go to the Spirit Airlines ticket counter to rebook and get a refund. The line was so long and slow it would have taken hours to talk to someone from Spirit. I called Customer Service and was on hold for 50 minutes before I could finally get refunded. This made me miss the last Spring Training game in AZ! I've been flying for 35 years and this was the worst flying experience in my life!"
Pros: "Nothing. Flight was cancelled. That was just the beginning of a travel nightmare. I can't believe Kayak compromises their reputation by representing a shoddy, sham of a business like Spirit."
Cons: "Cancelled flight at the very last minute because of lack of crew. Not enough staff to accommodate travellers trying to rebook flights. Inept and apathetic staff who were obviously resigned to the fact that Spirit is a substandard airline There was miscommunication and lack of communication in organizing travelers which caused multiple altercations between upset travelers. It was a very disturbing experience. My rebooking took an hour because the staff member didn't know how to rebook! The 'Supervisor' who was at the next desk, was SLOWLY checking bags for other customers and did not help AT ALL. I suggested that he switch places with my agent. He ignored me competely. Attempts to call Spirit resulted in multiple auto transfers and ultimately an intentional auto cut off. I was rebooked on United. When I checked in at their desk, they told me that all the other transferred Spirit customers before me had been sent back to the Spirit Desk because their transfers had not gone through. I have been warned about Spirit. Now I would warn anyone considering Spirit. If it goes right, you're ok. If not, get ready for a travel nightmare. No one needs this kind of abuse."
Cons: "I don't fly Spirit that much but what I saw looked good, on time at both stops and I especially liked getting on board early as opposed to waiting until 15 minutes before the plane takes off. What I didn't care for, but what I now understand is all the extra specific charges they continue to bombard you with are really charges you don't need. Bottom line for me is that I think I spent more money because I purchased other things and the final price that I paid was MORE then my the conventional favored airline! I will fly Spirit in the future."
Cons: "When I checked my bag, the baggage representative assured me that even though I checked my baggage late, she assured me that my baggage would get to Oakland that day. Then on the flight, a flight attendant told me my suitcase might not make it to Oakland unless I got off the plane and got onto a flight that arrived in Oakland at 11. I had an interview in Ukiah the next morning at 9:00, so I explained to the flight attendants and baggage representatives that I would be screwed if my luggage did not arrive in Oakland. My bag did make it but it was a constant struggle to get honest information, let alone any information out of Spirit staff, who gave me a heart attack for no reason."
Cons: "We paid $50 to check my wife's bag and they lost it! They also charge you $55 for a carry-on bag. We are only in Arizona for four days and it had everything important in it for us and our baby. The sad thing is that my smaller checked bag was shipped properly but we had nothing important in it. If they hadn't lost our luggage I think my review would be a lot different or our experience would be much better."
Cons: "They told the lady with the service animal that she had to force her dog onto her lap. When she asked for bulkhead seating, they said it was already filled and paid for, and that she should have paid ahead of time. She pulled out a full printout of the rights and space required for service animals. They showed it to the captain, returned, and told her the law didn't matter, this was their policy. On Spirit Airlines, people with service animals are required to pay more than other customers, and are generally disrespected and mistreated."
Cons: "I missed that my airfare would not include paying additional for carry on luggage."
Cons: "I tried to check in online and they wanted a password which I didn't have and I click on multiple times to reset my password and was never send the email to reset it. Then I went to the airport and the lady at the counter could not find me in the system for that flight so I was unable to get on because it was full. Offered me another flight but was to late in the day because I was only in Vegas for 1 night to visit family from Ireland. In short I missed my trip and ended up paying for a hotel room and flight I never got to use. This is the 2nd time in one year this has happened (last was Delta using Alaska for a flight from Bend to Portland) Alaska counter when the extra mile to make sure I made that flight. So the question is, is the problem the airlines or Kayak ? used Kayak for along time and have had no trouble before but this not good customer service. Thank you, Kenneth"
Cons: "The low price of airfare is what attracted us to the flight. When they grab you with the low fare, little do you know how much you will have to add to that in fees. They charge extra for everything !! Beware!!! If you plan to take any bag, even a carry-on, there is an extra fee. You better pay for it at the same you book your flight because otherwise the fee goes up with each additional time period you wait. God forbid, you wait until You get to the airport!!! A carry-on was $55!!!! Then after the delayed flight finally arrives, you sit in the seat you either chose to pay extra for or you chose to take a chance and went with a free of charge random seat. I hope you're not tired because the seats don't recline at all. The flight attendants were kind enough, but the intercom speeches were inaudible. At that point it was beyond obnoxious! It was hilarious!!! Next comes the "food and beverage service". Water is $3.00. Need I continue? Needless to say, I will never fly Spirit again nor would I recommend it to ANYONE!!! Happy new year!!!"

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