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  • Most visitors from San Jose can enter Mexicali without restrictions.
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  • Visitors from San Jose are not required to quarantine after entering Mexicali.

  • Visitors from San Jose are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Mexicali.

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  • Masks: Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.

    Restaurants: Open with restrictions

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  • Flying to Mexicali from San Jose requires at least one layover, as there are no direct flights for this route. The shortest flight duration is 12h 54m.

  • Yes, you’ll need a passport to travel to Mexicali from San Jose.

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Top airlines flying San Jose to Mexicali

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AeromexicoOverall score based on 9706 reviews

Cons: Podrían mejorar su espacio para equipaje de mano, arriba y debajo de los asientos

Cons: An extra food option could have been better. Very nice flight overall

Pros: The seat was super confortable

Cons: AeroMexico offered a great service!

Pros: Japanese nuts were interesting. Great stewardess.
Cons: Some entertainment.

Pros: Servicio
Cons: Salida del avión

Pros: Early arrival.
Cons: Boarding process.

Pros: On board crew are nice, counter personal at JFK is horrible
Cons: JFK counter lady extremely rude and tried to charge extfor every gram of luggage, finally I checked my carry on and still wanted to charge for my backpack but the supervisor said that was ok with weight. Absolutely awful experience at AeroMexico counter. Food is bad. Seats are a TORTURE

Cons: Even offered a Boody Mary Zor other drinks on the short flight!

Cons: Horrible and first flight was 1h45min late which made me miss my connecting flight. The transit airport was also a horrible experience to spend many endless hours in.

Cons: We arrived to the airport over two hours before our departure time. We waited in line for over an hour to check our bags and get our boarding passes. When we checked our bags, we were told to hurry as our flight was boarding. We rushed through the airport to get in line to board the plane. When we got to the line to board the plane, we waited another hour before we were told to get on a bus to take us to our plane. Our plan left 45 minutes later than expected, but the airport never communicated any details about a delay. We rushed to wait in line instead of having time to get things at the airport or sit.

Cons: I waited in line for over 2.5 hours for ticketing and baggage & was late to board the plane because they would not hurry up

Pros: N/A

Pros: Disponibilidad y ayuda del personal desde el primer momento que llegas a la ventanilla a documentar. EXCELENTE!! servicio.

Pros: Everything

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Nothing

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Did not let me check in so I missed my flight. Last time I will ever pay for an Alaska airline flight.

Pros: The service
Cons: One lady from the crew member was asked to take the trash and she row her eyes when she was asked. That was not very professional.

Pros: We booked premier class and enjoyed the extra comfort. The first leg of the trip went well.
Cons: The second leg of our trip had a flight cancellation, so we got bumped out of premier class even though we had already paid for it. There was an 8-hour delay in Mexico City and the second leg of our trip was no-frills, so we have to go through Aeromexico's online process to get reimbursed.

Pros: Me gusto que el vuelo salio a tiempo, tamien que los sobrecargos son muy amables y el abordaje aunque se hacen unas lineas enormes es un tanto veloz conciderando la muchedumbre, con el poco tiempo que tienen para ocupar la cabina en realidad hacen milagros, mil dracias
Cons: El bocadillo que ofrecen es muy pobre y en mi criterio o mejor no proveer nada o mejorar la calidad, el cafe, bueno; deja mucho que decear. Y bueno que decir de el espacio entre acientos, va uno con las rodillas en el respaldo de el vecino al frente pero bueno en fin no esta todo tan mal, AeroMexico Gracias por sus atenciones.

Pros: Great staff.
Cons: Lax is horrible

Pros: Nothing
Cons: Incompetence

Pros: Food was good. Flight crew was friendly.

Pros: Best entertainment

Pros: Not much to like.
Cons: I upgraded to AM PLUS so that I could take advantage of the EASY CHECKING. WIDER SEATS. BE AMONGST THE FIRST TO GET LUGGAGE. ALL THIS ITEMS WERE PROMISED BY YOU WEBSITE. non of these things happened. I was instructed to email to request a refund. Took ten days to here back and was denied. You guys have a perfect procedure for not giving refunds. Can’t talk to anyone by phone then take 10 days to deny. By that time most will just give up. I am a frequent flyer that will NEVER fly with you again and neither will the employees of my company.

Pros: Smooth and easy.

Pros: Excelent

Pros: Crew was very nice, lots of movies and kids shows to choose from on the plane
Cons: Flight delayed, missed connecting flights, very little communication about delays etc. Terrible turbulence for 3 hours, food was not good at all. Don’t eat breakfast

Pros: Great seats with individual screens for free movies
Cons: No vegetarian option Long back up at Mexico City customs

Pros: Nothing!!!
Cons: Everything. The customer service was horrible. They did not honor the seat reservation and stationed my father in the back of the plane instead of the front of the plane as agreed on my reservations. They charged for baggage. The whole experience was horrible!

Pros: Great crew, great fare and pretty easy and convenient process.
Cons: Seats aren't the most comfortable and very little leg room

Cons: Having to check in my carry-on because the plane is full. Lost a meeting because I had to wait for my bag at my final destination.

Pros: The food was good entertainment was too.
Cons: The fact that they lost my bag. No one ever helped it contacted me. No $ was given so I had to buy my own clothes. Still don't have my bag. Been home for 2 days and haven't heard anything from Aeromexico.

Pros: service
Cons: food and seats not comfortable.

Cons: This airline seemed to be unprepared at every step of the way. When I showed up to the airport to check my baggage (this was 2 hours before my flight) there was a huge line of people already there. I went to the back of the line and after 15 minutes of not moving I texted my family that I might be missing my flight. As I got closer to the front a nervous and overwhelmed Aeromexico employee went to the back of the line and handed the last person a paper and told her she would be the last person allowed on the flight. Anyone lined up after her was turned away because they had showed up too late. It seemed to me that those people would have made it onto the flight if the airline had been prepared and ready to check everyone in on time. When I was finally able to check my bag there were only 20 minutes left until my flight was supposed to depart. I rushed to the security checkpoint and ran to my gate in fear of missing my flight, only to find another large line of people. They hadn't even started boarding! After waiting 10 minutes in line (10 minutes before the plane was supposed to depart), the crew slowly strolled to the gate. They didn't even seem to care. Overall, my experience was below average, but seeing how people were not allowed to board due to the airline not being prepared for this flight, I would say I won't be flying Aeromexico again.

Pros: Great service inside the plane
Cons: Rude people checking in bags

Pros: Attendants were respectful and caring
Cons: Space between seats and rows.

Pros: It was great! Great people,great food, entertainment,blankets, pillows,music, great view in the eye.
Cons: Everything

Pros: The flight attendants were friendly.
Cons: I didn't like that there was no personal tv screen. And the seats were very uncomfortable. No space felt trapped in the middle seat with no room.

Pros: Flight is on time
Cons: Everrything was ok

Pros: The staff was friendly and the food was pretty good considering it was airplane food. They came around and gave drink refills.
Cons: The plane left almost an hour late, when previously it has said it was running on schedule. The seats are cramped, barely any leg room to get comfortable in.

Pros: Not anything stood out.
Cons: It was the WORST FOOD I've ever had period. The beer was warm and in short supply. I resorted to drinking to ease the misery of the flight.

Pros: Price and promotions.
Cons: The free wifi service had to many restrictions and it was hard to communicate with other services and with friends ,that await your status on the boarding room. Benito Juarez airport Mexico D.F

Pros: The food, crew, and level of comfort provided

Pros: The crew were incredibly nice and accommodating.
Cons: Because it was an older plane, the entertainment options were minimal. The few TV's that came down had very poor quality- grainy and discolored with lines going through it.

Pros: I will not fly in this airline never.
Cons: Dalay,boarding not very well organized.

Pros: We will unfortunately think twice about ever flying with AeroMexico! We think they are terribly disorganized, the lines for counters and loading were OBSCENLY LONG - AND - THEY LOST OUR LUGGAGE! It took them 2 days to return my husbands backpack and 3 days to return my suitcase. 'Customer service' was a joke and the online form system seemed to be glitchy and/or broken. Grrrrrrr...
Cons: Bad customer service, nobody on the phone (when we could actually reach a human) knew what was going on! The online lost luggage forms were a total broken mess. Disorganized and LONG lines :(

Pros: Everything is better, from aircraft to service to food to the fact that they don't charge for everything. And yet, they are successful. Aeromexico is a great example of a great airline.

Cons: I am not sure if it's something new that you guys changed but on my way back from Guadalajara to Chicago they charged me for my luggage, but when I flew frome chicago to guadalajara they didn't charge me I don't know if it was something that change that I wasn't notified or what but I don't think that was fair that I had to pay without me being notified that there was a change if there was one , other than that everything else went great

Cons: people completely ignore social distancing when boarding and deplaning. Not enough emphasis is made on this.

Pros: Flight attendants were friendly But people at checking in are really mean. Nasty people you should get another people with better trainings, etc. They were asking personal questions and abusing just because of their power. Not good at all, one on the worst experience
Cons: Personal at checking in. They have the worst attitude ever

Pros: I got safe and sound
Cons: Luggage policy $60 per checked luggage is extremely high, other than that at the México airport this airline do not pro use an international booth, so, make this a 90 minute lune with zero help from airline crew to even guide travelers, bad experience there, luggage damaged when came..... zero response from the airline. So in a nutshell is a very high priced airline with bad service

Cons: The social distancing was completely random. I had two girls sitting next to me meanwhile there were entire rows of seats completely open. Totally unnecessary!

Cons: That they would have let my parents actually fly.

Cons: First time flying Volaris, both flights were delayed. The seats were very uncomfortable and overall bad experience.

Cons: No more delayed because i flight every month and volaris delay

Pros: the price
Cons: Volaris's system apparently was malfunctioning that prevented anyone from checking in online or through any app which caused stress the day before travel. Even worse, they couldnt even check in at the gate and had to fill out forms by hand, which caused a 2 hours delay!

Cons: The flights took off over an hour late. The seats were incredibly uncomfortable and didn’t recline., even ven a little bit. I am 5’6” and my knees touched the seat in front of me.

Cons: Todo

Pros: Excellent crew
Cons: Very little leg room

Pros: Crew was amazing and on time.
Cons: Seats are a little hard no cushion

Cons: El equipaje tardó mucho en salir

Pros: Efficient at the desk getting boarding passes. Flight was on time. Got us safely to and from Mexico.
Cons: Offer some type of food, not just chips. Return flight I asked 3 times for a glass of water and was never given one.

Pros: Always on time
Cons: More comfortable seats

Pros: Timeliness its great to be on time.
Cons: The seats it’s too cramped, also paying 4 dollars for a water is ridiculous and to top things off children crying the whole flight I rather spend my money on another airline

Cons: The flight was almost 2 hours delayed

Pros: Nada
Cons: Pésimo

Pros: Ok
Cons: This fly was pretty good!

Pros: good crew-efficient
Cons: uncomfortable seats-nopadding

Cons: Being timely

Cons: There was hardly any space under the seats and between each row so it was pretty cramped. Because of this, the flight was not very comfortable.

Pros: that the staff if they are kind people not like those of the counter in Cancun who were arrogant
Cons: in putting capable people to solve situations or problems of arrears

Pros: Excellent customer care and great customer service.
Cons: Too many people using the restroom. Maybe you might suggest passengers to use the airport restroom facilities before boarding the plane. In my opinion, there was too much people activity for the restroom during the flight.

Pros: Amazing crew
Cons: N/a

Pros: The crew
Cons: Baggage limits

Cons: El vuelo más incómodo de mi vida. Ridiculo el espacio entre asientos fila 30.

Cons: I left from Mexico city to Guadalajara to Ont California. Between Mexico City to Guadalajara i had 30 minutes to connect my flight. I had to ran then re checking again and go thru inspection again. Horriible

Pros: Changed seat easily.
Cons: Flight was late, little organization at gate, seats so small you hit the seat in front of you so never comfortable, no complimentary food and drink, extremely loud airplane noises throughout flight.

Cons: You need more service options . Your flight was cancelled last minute. You could have informed us early.

Cons: Very bumpy flight

Pros: On time due to excessive scheduled flight times
Cons: Boarding system , expensive and low quality food for sale on board, entertainment on board, unhelpful stewardess staff, deplaning system keep us waiting for half an hour to open the airplane door at the Cancun airport gate

Pros: Not to much
Cons: Time of departure, really 1 hr delay?

Pros: La organización para salir en tiempo
Cons: Yo viajo seguido por esta aerolínea y por otras también. Y desde hace no mucho tiempo veo que ya no es posible seleccionar tu asiento sin costo ni siquiera cuando el check in está abierto. Esto se me hace ya una exageración de querer obtener utilidades de todo. Es un absurdo, pues todos nos vamos a ir y es una causa de molestia y que me haría pensar a mi y otros muchos en no comprar más con ustedes. Entiendo que quien quiera asegurar su asiento desde mucho tiempo antes pague por este servicio. Pero no al momento de abrir el vuelo. A veces viajamos acompañados y resulta imposible sentarse juntos. En mi opinión y de muchos amigos que viajamos con ustedes esto nos tiene en desagrado y ocasiona que adentro del avión andemos cambiando lugares y retrasar los despegues.

Cons: gates changed multiple times, got different information from different people. had to shuttle to the plane. over an hour delayed but no notifications of delay were ever updated

Pros: crew was friendly
Cons: Poor lack of food choices. No video or radio to listen to for 4 hour flight is unusual especially international flight.

Pros: On time
Cons: Chaotic boarding, seats very uncomfortable and no legroom, flight attendants did not speak English, zero entertainment options

Pros: It was on time. Crew was fine.
Cons: Cramped seating, uncomfortably hot the whole way, they Michel and dime you for every single thing so the “low fare” became more expensive than other options.

Pros: Everything was fine. I recommend Volaris.
Cons: Long walk to boarding gate.

Cons: Excelente

Cons: Volaris charged $36 for 1lb over in my carry on luggage.

Pros: Tight seats

Cons: I booked my tickets way in advance to avoid any problems. I drove 4+ hours to the airport and when I check in my tickets are not in the system. How can that be? No explanation or reason and also no apologies a or any attempt to help me get to my destination simply a “ your money will be refunded within 5-7 business days”. I had to drive back home 4+ hours missed the graduation that Saturday morning that I had committed to attend that was the purpose of my early booking of the flight, I am still very disappointed and upset with this experience.

Cons: The flight was 2 hours late. This 3 out of 5 flights I've flown with the airlines unacceptably late.

Cons: The thing that I don't like is that you guys don't offer good food just snacks, and seriously that is no enough for the prise that the costumers pay for. This is just a comment, I hope you guys do something about it.

Cons: Super mala, organización, aviones pequeños

Pros: boarding was quick and easy. price was low compared to other airlines.
Cons: Where do I start? I booked with them because of the low price and I read other reviews where they were compared to Southwest aArline, whom I like. well, they aren't even close! They don't offer any complimentary drinks, no entertainment, and the seats were horribly uncomfortable on all four planes we rode on. The seat pads were worn out and all you could feel was a metal bar across your tailbone. Try to sleep on that for a red eye flight! Impossible. They sat us near the back of the plane and we had the option to move for an extra fee. I chose not to and regretted this decision because the flight attendants posted up and played cards all night, laughing and talking loudly while the passengers tried desperately to sleep! nevermind the fact that you have to pay extra for a regular carry-on sized bag. This airline is such a joke. Next time I fly to Mexico, I'll just pay extra and fly with a known US carrier. Don't waste your pesos, unless you want to be super uncomfortable.

Cons: checking in process, Over one hour in line which. 2 people 1 regular bag $55 dollars. Pay for everything on the plane except water. Poor ventilation. Couldn;t even lay tray down without it sticking in my gut, I could go on. I fly quite a bit and this was probably the worst experience

Pros: everything

Pros: On time
Cons: , change in departure time, hurried boarding, crew with long facesrude kids all over

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