Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 6h 48m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on American Airlines ($315)
When flying out of Santa Barbara you will be using Santa Barbara, often referred to as Santa Barbara Airport. You will be landing at Valparaiso Destin-Ft Walton Beach, also known as Valparaiso Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Nothing it was very nice"
Cons: "There are too many announcements on the screen before you can start watching entertainment. It takes about 15 minutes."
Cons: "Someone stole flight attendants wallet, the plane was fairly empty but they still crammed us in the back. Had to wait for police to board plane to find out who stole wallet."
Cons: "The crew was rude, we took off over an hour late, there was no food for sale on board"
Cons: "One of the crew at the airplane was really rude was a Male. He needs be more sensitive with special needs passengers."
Cons: "seating, food, entertainment, boarding"
Pros: "The flight attendants were absolutely incredible. One of the best crews I've ever flown with."
Cons: "The checkin in LAX airport was confusing. We didn't need visas to travel, but the lady insisted that we needed. An AA supervisor had to intervene to check us in."
Pros: "The ground crew worked really hard to get us going."
Cons: "The flight was delayed 1.5 hours."
Pros: "We appreciated being upgraded to first class using my segments."
Cons: "For a 2 1/2 hour flight in first class all we got was our pick from a basket of chips. Horrible!"
Pros: "Once getting on the plane, experience was great. 15/10 on the inflight entertainment option. Was not expecting that luxury and was super grateful! Flight attendants were amazingly sweet and helpful. (Cali and Stephanie)"
Cons: "the gate was never posted on the mobile boarding pass, online, the tv next to the gate or the airport boards (it was never posted anywhere). Everywhere said TBD or was blank when everything else was filled. I only accidentally found the gate because I knew my flight should be boarding so I went to all the lines and it ultimately was the unmarked one and I had to ask the person at the desk. I almost missed this flight because the lack of communication on what gate the flight was from."
Cons: "We purchased tickets for nicer seats. When our flight got delayed for some reason American Airlines automatically rescheduled us for a flight the next day with a 17 hour layover. When we called American Airlines after 30 minutes on hold we got back on our flight but our seats were gone and no refund"
Pros: "Crew was amazing, very helpful and nice!"
Cons: "The touch screen for the entertainment didn't work so I wasn't able to watch or so anything"
Cons: "Exit row seats are too small."
Cons: "Super hot inside the cabin and little we could do to lower the temp"
Cons: "Late boarding, WiFi didn’t work. Small seats. Why do I continue to fly you guys?"
Pros: "This seats on this flight were very comfortable."
Cons: "Delayed boarding due to mechanical issue with a lens on one of the plane's exterior lights."
Pros: "Amazing plane and service"
Cons: "They need more space and better food"
Cons: "going through customs at the airport until barcelona takes in inordinate amount of time."
Pros: "crew made me feel guilty to change my paid for seat so a married couple could sit together and I was solo"
Cons: "choice of snacks or food"
Pros: "Ease of bording"
Cons: "Your seats are small and you never turn the fasten seatbelt light off"
Pros: "People were friendly"
Cons: "Broke arm off wheelchair"
Pros: "Flight was not full. We flew on a Tuesday in September and maybe that is a good time to fly. Also, there was slightly more room in our seat than expected. I am 6'1' and 216 lbs so air travel in coach generally approaches medieval torture for me."
Cons: "The seat was uncomfortable."
Pros: "Meaals and good timing"
Cons: "Lack of information on buying alcohol in airport"
Pros: "Wonderful and super friendly crew"
Cons: "Booked flight with my sister 6 months before departure, paid for both tickets at the same time to find out seat assignment not together.... that could be understable only if ticket is purchased at the last minute. We were applicable to switch with another couple who were in the same situation as us....."
Pros: "Very comfortable. Each seat had its own monitor with lots of entertainment options."
Cons: "No online updates or warning about flights for inexperienced flyers"
Pros: "The touch down at MSP. Was sitting over the wing and barely felt it."
Cons: "Was told carry on needed to be checked because there wasn't any more overhead room for my 9X14X16. So then I had to dig through it at the gate to remove lithium batteries and it took an additional 20+ minutes at MSP to get to baggage claim/wait/claim bag. There was plenty of room in overhead storage for my bag."
Pros: "Excellent flight. No complaints!"
Pros: "The bag search was very thorough and many employees were wearing their Peru jerseys under their uniforms."
Cons: "Everything else. Flight was delayed almost four hours with no explanation. Received multiple calls from Avianca but all in Spanish until fifth one in English hung up once we confirmed we understood there was a delay. Staff communicated different directions. Only one cafe to wait in. Substitute breakfast served was underwhelming. Plane was incredibly dated with life vests strewn about/not tucked away. Upon deboarding, incredibly unclear that we had to completely exit and go back through security, meaning we had no time between flights for the restroom or to buy water."
Pros: "Smooth flight, on time!"
Cons: "No food offered on 1st leg, but it was on the menu card."
Pros: "Lots of food and drinks, nice crew and pretty good experience"
Cons: "Tv screen too slow..... doesn't work that good,the plane was a little noisier at take off than usually, nothing mayor...."
Pros: "We're hustling and hard working."
Cons: "Having to fly from Hawaii back to lax to fly to Australia."
Pros: "More options for food like rice chicken or rice beef"
Cons: "Pls have decent meal plans and the seats were very uncomfortable American Airlines need improvement in all areas"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "It's convenient that was next to a laboratory."
Cons: "It's convenient that my seat by a laboratory but since the way to laboratory is narrow the crews kept bumping my seat by the catering carts that kept woke me up while resting..."
Cons: "they broke my luggage"
Pros: "This was a great flight! I love the brand new plane, very comfortable even in coach. Entertainment system was well-done with good selection of movies. I didn't need my own device to be entertained on the long flight."
Cons: "Super old planes, no had a tv."
Pros: "Great service and Manchester is way better than flying to Boston"
Cons: "Your rating app doesn't have a N/A option"
Cons: "There was an announcement made after takeoff that due to "turbulence" no hot beverages would be served. That is just unbelievable! I spent a good amount on a ticket and you mean to tell me that you won't serve coffee due to turbulence?? Turbulence is staple of every flight. What an excuse!!! American Airlines stinks! No tvs on any of the flights too."
Pros: "We booked Finnair, but it was a code share with AA. We stood in line at ticket counter for 1hr, and then was sent to AA. We almost missed our flight. We were there 3hr before our flight. Very confused!!! What is your suggestion? Should you say AA not Finnair???"
Cons: "No complaints. Best flight in a long time"
Pros: "Fast boarding"
Cons: "Paying for WiFi"
Cons: "Almost did NOT make it home to Salisbury airport. 3 hr layover in Philadelphia. Tried to obtain seat assignment 1 1/2 hrs prior to departure and was only told it was too soon and they would call my name. 5 minutes prior to boarding, checked again and told by another airport helper that the flight was OVERBOOKED and now I was on STANDBY. Purchased tickets over a month and a half ago. No problems getting to Orlando but to return to this- UNACCEPTABLE. DO NOT OVERBOOK a flight!!!!!!!! People make plans, have to work the following day and face the chance of not making it home-POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!!!!! Thankfully 5 people did not show for the flight, should NOT gamble with that!!!!!!!"
Cons: "Had to spend 12 hrs in an airport because it was cancelled and was given no reason as to why. I won't fly with aa again"
Pros: "On time."
Cons: "Flight attendants vocally expressed how badly they hated heir jobs. Their service echoed their sentiments."
Pros: "Seat were comfortable and I didn't feel claustrophobic."
Airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso 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 Santa Barbara to Valparaiso
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Santa Barbara to Valparaiso