Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form.
Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.
All other info
Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 12h 57m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Copa Airlines ($557) and Multiple Airlines ($700), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Multiple Airlines ($691) and Avianca ($710).
From Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Saturday is the most expensive. Flying from Los Angeles back to Santa Cruz de la Sierra , the best deals are generally found on Monday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Santa Cruz de la Sierra you will be using Santa Cruz de la Sierra Viru Viru Intl, often referred to as Santa Cruz de la Sierra Airport. You will be landing at Los Angeles, also known as Los Angeles Airport.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Los Angeles from Santa Cruz de la Sierra is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Los Angeles with an airline and back to Santa Cruz de la Sierra with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Los Angeles from Santa Cruz de la Sierra up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Cheaper price"
Cons: "Newer aircrafts"
Pros: "Great crew. Professional and helpful"
Cons: "Business class sets are outdated. Could have been a second, lighter meal served"
Cons: "Lots of passenger we were cold we needed a blanket and there were no more ."
Pros: "Friendly crew."
Pros: "My seat wouldn't recline"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "When they were giving safety instructions we couldn’t see the videos. I’m glad nothing happened. They manage to fix the issue with the entertainment after dinner."
Cons: "The particular seat I was in was horrible."
Cons: "The aircraft was to old"
Cons: "Nothing everything was excellent"
Cons: "Newer aircraft"
Pros: "Plenty of legspace on Avianca, even on short domestic flights"
Cons: "Freezing temperature, chicken or beef choice with no fish or pasta choices, stinky toilet."
Cons: "We waited for 5 hours in El Salvador airport"
Pros: "Felt safe and comfortable."
Pros: "Movie selection was good, power outlets were helpful."
Cons: "I'm 6'2 and there just isn't enough leg room to relax especially when person in front of you puts seat back."
Cons: "It departed over an hour later"
Pros: "the plane departed on time, but the food is not too ideal, generally, l satisfied with your crews service , but when l checked in at the Costa Rica airport, the ground crew's service attitude was not friendly indeed.her bad attitude deeply impressed me."
Pros: "No assistance with carry on bag"
Cons: "Proactive crew to assist the elderly"
Cons: "Waiting time in the aeropuertos....de Buenos Aires to Cúcuta late 18 hours!!!! In flight it does not reach half of that time!!!! The small seat and no much inclination!!!"
Pros: "Seemed to be more leg room than I'm used to."
Cons: "Food reminded me of bad airline food from the 80's. None of the entertainment was available in English."
Pros: "I liked the food and caring staff."
Cons: "See above + air hostesses speak poor English. When asked to persuade certain travellers to put their seats in the upright position during mealtimes they refused and claimed that it is bussines of mine to arrange for that. In the course of previous flight they have hower required that. Very confusing. The behaviour and performance of the crew was hardly proffesional. They paid little attention e.g. To people who did respect instructions concerning fastening the seat belts orcto remain seated during landing, etc."
Pros: "The flight was ok"
Cons: "The cancelation"
Pros: "Truthfully, nothing."
Cons: "Get attendants that speak English on a flight to LAX and who do their job. It was impossible trying to get water. Not sure what the delay was once we landed, but it's nearly 1 hour later and we are still on the plane and the doors aren't open. We are thirsty, especially considering we couldn't get water while on the flight. Will never fly avianca again."
Cons: "Removed battery picks I had as presents when they had travelled OK with me from South America through the US..."
Cons: "My seat didn’t recline"
Cons: "Check in / drop off bagage. Waiting in line for one hour to drop off the bagage even though I did heck in online."
Cons: "lack of vegetables and flavor in the food."
Pros: "The seat was comfort and good food. Everything was smooth"
Cons: "Had to restart screen twice, as it would freeze/blackout"
Cons: "After receiving my luggage in Los Angeles, I discovered that they had broken the zipper of the bag and also the lock in the bag. They also took from my bag gifts I had bought for my friends (lighters with their name)!!"
Cons: "Screen didn't work properly"
Pros: "Everything was good service really good customer service."
Cons: "The comfort on the seats. they where like worn out."
Pros: "Great movie selection"
Pros: "Like the non-stop flight. It saves a lot of time."
Cons: "I realize it is necessary but being one of the random security checks before boarding sucked."
Pros: "Departure and arrival were on time, the on board service was awesome!!!!"
Cons: "We landed very far from the gate so a bus had to come and get us. We were waiting in the plane for a really long time."
Cons: "Time to wait"
Pros: "Excelent trip"
Pros: "The service, crew overall everything good airline"
Cons: "The size of the seats no leg room."
Pros: "Before our flight, several people were called to the check-in desk. These were obviously frequent flyers because later we saw these individuals sitting in Executive Class. Felt a little jealous, because I'm not a frequent flyer, but it was nice to see how Avianca takes care of its regular customers. Everything about the flight was first class, even if I was sitting in coach. The staff were friendly and helpful, the plane was comfortable--a 787, everyone's favorite--and the food was actually very tasty: chicken breast with a delicious green curry/salsa, some rice, green salad. Water and juices were available in the aft galley in between the meal and light snack before arrival. The entertainment offerings were terrific. If I hadn't had such great traveling companions to chat with, I would have caught up on some new releases I had missed, or one of the classics--"Singing in the Rain," "Citizen Kane," and much more. I don't know how you could improve the customer experience. Great job, Avianca!"
Pros: "Flight on time and nice attendants."
Cons: "That they would not allow me to choose a seat before 24 hours of departure because the "ticket was too cheap"."
Pros: "the whole crew."
Pros: "I fly avianca often and their service sometimes very, this particular time the crew was very professional and polite. We did good timing, but I do need to add that avianca has never been late to a fly I have taken, always on time. Food has changed, it used to be better and more generous but food in general on a plane these days is not the reason why you would enjoy flying."
Pros: "Service was spectacular and the plane was almost new."
Pros: "It's just ok"
Pros: "Worth the price. Service , comfort, food and entertainment better than most airlines out there."
Pros: "Fantastic crew"
Cons: "Seat cushion was worn out There should be a vegan option for food, or one that can be converted to vegan."
Cons: "They canceled the flight last minute and I had to spend the night and I missed work and a doctors appointment. I asked to be put on another flight and they told me to wait and when I asked again they said they couldn’t cuz the flight left. If they would have changed it in the first place then I woud"
Pros: "The ride was great"
Cons: "Couldn't get home earlier"
Pros: "wonderful crew"
Cons: "the food was terrible. Copa has really gone down with there food. Usually international flights have good food."
Cons: "From LA to Santiago ok, from Santiago to LA (Panama stop) terrible. 7 hour delay and gave a $10 voucher to buy $8 bottle water, what a joke."
Pros: "Seat were okay. Crew okay."
Cons: "For such long flight the crew should be more promptly at the time of serving. It took a long time for them to be ready to offer a second drink."
Pros: "copa is always on time"
Cons: "food quality is low drinks are 'rationed'"
Pros: "Great service, food, and experience!"
Cons: "Other passengers."
Cons: "Wish that flight were shorter, perhaps with hub in Miami or Dallas."
Cons: "It was hot!"
Pros: "The flight itself was good. The crew was fine. The entertainment was okay but limited."
Cons: "We tried 4 times to get special meals without success. Airplane not in working order. My seat was lumpy and very uncomfortable, a seatbelt was broken and one bathroom door did not lock and the light did not come on. The seats are too narrow and I'm thin."
Pros: "The food was great, taste.Thank you"
Pros: "Helpful staff"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seat"
Pros: "Crew are nice people"
Cons: "Not very comfortable and food are not good"
Pros: "Same all the crew were just on point."
Pros: "I liked that this airline still feeds it's travelers a good meal during flights."
Pros: "Everything but the bathroom."
Cons: "The bathroom situation. Long line to use the bathroom and they will not let you used the one in first class."
Pros: "Crew members were polite, the food was good, more entertainment options"
Cons: "Felt like the AC was not working correctly, it was very warm and people were sweating until we arrived to LAX"
Pros: "Need to improve the movie selection! The rest was perfect"
Pros: "We arrived ahead if expected time"
Cons: "I don't know why we landed so far from the immigration terminal. We had ti be transported on a buscthat didn't have enough seats for everyone and had to wait ling time for the crew."
Pros: "I got the lowest price for the dates I wanted with Copa, 2 checked bags, short layovers, and full meals on almost every leg. We had in flight entertainment, a very friendly, welcoming and attentive bilingual crew on all legs, and... basically everything I would want in a flight. My 84 year old grandmother who flies almost yearly said this was one of her best experiences. The only complaint I have is the varying temperature in the cabins. The air conditioner on full blast at the beginning and end of the flights combined with warmer temperatures in the middle of the flight, and hot and humid airports during connections was uncomfortable and I got sick. This particular leg was colder than others...even with a jacket and a blanket and the vent closed i felt chilly. Everything else was perfect, so its still almost a 5 star experience for me...and this was an economy seat."
Cons: "I got the lowest price for the dates I wanted with Copa, 2 checked bags, short layovers, and full meals on almost every leg. We had in flight entertainment, a very friendly, welcoming and attentive bilingual crew on all legs, and... basically everything I would want in a flight. My 84 year old grandmother who flies almost yearly said this was one of her best experiences. The only complaint I have is the varying temperature in the cabins. The air conditioner on full blast at the beginning and end of the flights combined with warmer temperatures in the middle of the flight, and hot and humid airports during connections was uncomfortable and I got sick. Everything else was perfect, so its still almost a 5 star experience for me...and this was an economy seat."
Cons: "Everything qas good"
Pros: "Good as can be"
Cons: "Departure delay not usual in COPA."
Pros: "The crew they provide us what we need"
Pros: "Good seats, entertainment, crew, flying time and on schedule. Would definitely fly with them again."
Cons: "No toilet paper or tissues in bathroom"
Pros: "Excelente communication from the front cabin to passengers"
Cons: "Clean restroom"
Pros: "Leaving the plane when it landed."
Cons: "Second time in a five day span where i didn't have a seat because they overbooked and over sold. The first time resulted in a two day delay and they tried to blame my connecting flight when , in fact, they had oversold the flight. The reps at LAX were horrific. The only She was awful. manager refused to talk to me about the issue as she had other customers to take care of...devil spawn. No help. I had to call the online number to get another flight and they tried numerous times to talk to her but she refused. Yet, I would see devil spawn on her phone laughing and joking and talking... but too busy to help the consumer. She was awful. Horrible."
Pros: "Friendly staff was there all along the flight. There wasn't a moment where the crew members weren't making sure you needed something."
Cons: "The recently released movies selection was very limited other airlines have a bigger selection of movies"
Cons: "Asked for water never got . Asked for tea never got."
Pros: "Crew was very kind"
Pros: "They were not as friendly as the LA crew but still enjoyed the flight."
Cons: "Flight Network after several emails in a foreign country we attempted to change the flight to a different day and not until a few days before the flight they told us it would $400/person. Not impressed with Flight Network and will NEVER book with them again."
Cons: "Crew not attentive enough. Pilot overshot the runway while landing at LAX and had to reroute causing delays."
Pros: "Copa still serves meals at no extra charge. Good food too. Crew is consistently excellent for all flights."
Cons: "Seats are very small, little leg room, and some of the planes have seat cushions that are too firm."
Cons: "No pude reclinar el asiento. Estaba roto. Asiento 27F"
Pros: "Clean, well run airline"
Pros: "My infant son was very grouchy and crying a lot I really appreciated how the crew tried to cheer him and offer him snacks and talk to him when they would pass by to cheer him up, it helps a struggling mommy"
Cons: "The cabin is very dirty and the ear phone ad touch screen doesn't work properly"
Pros: "Great inflight service"
Cons: "15 minutes waiting in line for boarding"
Pros: "Every thing was excellent, no complaints"
Cons: "The most unprofessional crew I have ever encountered."
Pros: "The internal crew at the airplane."
Cons: "I bought a duty-free bag at the Colombian airport specifically for storing liquids (namely two bottles of alcohol) and was told this was standard procedure. The bag was not to be opened until my final destination (Los Angeles). Long story short, when I arrive at the Panama airport they insist that they are going to have to throw the alcohol away despite the fact that I bought it in a duty-free zone at another airport and had not left said zone in this airport. It was also obvious the alcohol had not been tampered with as the bag I purchased was sealed tightly (some sort of glue). I had to take my son's personal carry-on (a backpack), take all of his things out of it, and check the bag as checked-in luggage. The Panaminian airport staff claimed I would still have issues in Los Angeles. They were completely wrong - no officer made any sort of comment about it since the alcohol was still in the sealed bag with a notice that said it would not be opened until the final destination. Incredibly unprofessional behavior."
Pros: "The crew was attentive, professional, and efficient."
Pros: "its was very, very good. all the personal was nice. Congratulations in the future a thing fligth with copa."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "It was excellent for me"
Pros: "Free flight change."
Cons: "Meal selection was average."
Pros: "nice crew for sure!"
Cons: "not to charge the extra cost for the checking bags!"
Pros: "Flights were on time"
Cons: "One little cookie for snack is nothing. Planes are old. Seats are uncomfortable. The movies app doesn’t work very well and it requires subtitles available for non English speakers"
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "The spaces"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly! The seat was great!"
Pros: "Crew was great!"
Pros: "Smooth flight, arrived a bit early"
Cons: "There was one crew member who was VERY rude to me at the end of the flight"
Cons: "In the boarding process one employee very rudemy told me that the cabin wss full a d that I had to send my carry-on as a checked bag, altough I tried to explain her that I had very important personal stuff that I wanted to take with me."
Pros: "Left on time"
Pros: "I LIKE EVERYTHING ON THE FLIGHT"
Pros: "It was my first time flying with LATAM and I loved it! The planes are amazing, such a great taste for everything. Delicious food! Everyone was so nice and helpful! Very attentive and polite. Definitely will be looking forward to travel with then again!"
Pros: "- Flight in bound to Peru + 7 hrs late. Family of 4 separated. - Flight in bound to Cusco Overbooked. Sent us on a different flight. - Return flight from Cusco Bumped (+4 hrs late), promised voucher and upgrade due to all the previous issues. - Return flight out bound from Lima. Would no recognized any of the promises nor the inconveniences of the other flights and the promises. (In Lima all was denied by the land people but they kept on sending us from one person to another for over 3 hours until the final minute when all passengers where on board they said they could not do anything). Family was separated once again."
Cons: "The crew did their best to overcome what the land supervisors did not do. Check with us during the flight."
Cons: "It was on time, not like other LATAM flights within the country!! Comfortable reclining seats, good entertainment and meals"
Cons: "Food too sweet (waffles and yogurt ) diaper changer is too small and tight like for new borns only"
Pros: "The crew worked non stop, with smiles and courtesy. The landing was great."
Cons: "The seats are small and too close together. I sat behind a woman who reclined her seat into my face the entire flight. I could not put my tray down to eat. Very uncomfortable."
Pros: "Better leg room than previous flight Food and drinks were very good"
Cons: "We and everyone else froze on the flight. Even with full jackets and the blanket, we froze. The last 2 flights on LAN, the sound/headphone system barely worked. You could barely hear any of the movies, and the music channels didn't work at all"
Cons: "Taste of new menu"
Pros: "Staff none"
Pros: "Comfortable seats and plenty of space. Very nice flight attendants. Decent food that we didn't have to pay extra for and free movies, tv or games."
Pros: "It was comfy"
Cons: "When I got to Miami, I wasn't assisted to the next gate"
Pros: "the seat is roomer than United airline and American Airline. the crew is much younger than other airplane company. the food and service are good too."
Cons: "Flight has been delayed for over 12 hrs. I still haven't left LIM :("
Pros: "Large amounts of movies to choose from."
Cons: "NO LEG ROOM! The worst!"
Pros: "Good short"
Cons: "Better sandwich"
Cons: "I showed up to my flight from Lima and was told by Latam that my flight wasn't in their system. Due to the late hour and lack of customer service agents by the time I was able to get to the front of the line (phone calls didn't go through to anyone) the time had passed for me to even check in. According to Latam, Virgin changed my flight and forgot to rebook my return home. I ended up sleeping at the Lima airport, paying out of pocket almost $2000 and having to fly through Miami. No one took responsibility for the fact my ticket was changed and I wasn't informed - unacceptable."
Pros: "My movie screen did not work. Those are not my stars on this survey."
Pros: "The plane was comfortable."
Cons: "The crew boarding the passengers did not seem to know what they were doing. I waited in line for over 30 minutes, which at 1 am in the morning was tough. I had my boarding pass reviewed by 3 different attendants. They did a cursory inspection of my backpack by opening 2 of the 15 pockets."
Pros: "The crew and in-flight entertainment."
Cons: "Coming from the cuisine of Peru, I expected the food in coach to at least not taste like rubber and have some variety. A ham and cheese pastry for dinner didn't quite cut it. At least they offer free wine and beer."
Cons: "Everything. We never made it to the last flight because they cancelled our flight home, stranding us (myself, husband and 2 small children) in Ecuador. I have traveled extensively for almost 20 years and have NEVER dealt with such a terrible company with such shady employees. It was unbelievable and we aren't the only ones. Just take a peek at their social media accounts. They don't allow reviews anymore but there is a community of people who have been stranded in South America by LATAM and the link is easily found. They seem to have a ploy to try and get people to buy extra tickets. Seriously a scam. Stay away!"
Pros: "The LATAM entertainment offering for planes without screens was very cool."
Cons: "The plane was older and a little rickety. The gate was unknown until very close to the flight."
Pros: "Glad to have the pillow and blanket. Plane was clean and new. Really appreciate the luggage bins now allow standing up in the middle seat."
Cons: "Food was not as good as other LAN flights I've been on. No fruit in the fruit high season."
Cons: "They said , the are not responsable for my personal items, this is not acceptable"
Pros: "They gave me and exit row."
Cons: "Turbulence, but that wasn't their fault."
Pros: "Crew really stood out as exceptional. Friendly responsive and kind."
Pros: "The newer planes with full video made travelling nice"
Cons: "Legroom was a little tight"
Cons: "When buying a flight price and the airline on which I fly are the two most important factors.... LAN transferred my flight to AVIANCA and the food was terrible and the flight attendants weren't very friendly in general. The experience was not very enjoyable"
Cons: "After pass security, before we were about to boarding, everyone was all waiting for their turn there were many security stuffs showed up and let entire people open their bags before get on the plane. It end up delayed flight too."
Pros: "I was able to move my seat to a middle seat and got to watch."
Pros: "The food was great and so was sercice. I had economy seats and they were comfortable and I had plenty of leg room."
Cons: "Maybe more movie options but otherwise the whole flight was without fault"
Cons: "Too crowded"
Cons: "American Airline did not announce the change of gate in proper time. LATAM on the other hand was very good and smooth"
Pros: "Direct flight"
Cons: "Delay was a drag and bathrooms were disgusting"
Cons: "Flight was delayed due to late arrival of airplane. That early in the morning? Not a good reason."
Airlines flying from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles 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 Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Los Angeles