Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Washington to Central America
|September||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 4% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 13% increase in price.|
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|$541||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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Copa Airlines, United Airlines and Volaris Costa Rica have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Washington to Central America. Confirm policies on booking site.
The cheapest ticket to Central America from Washington found in the last 72 hours was $100 one-way, and $166 round-trip. The most popular route is from Washington to San Salvador, and the cheapest round-trip airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $48.
Avianca flies most frequently to San Salvador from Washington. In general, ANA, Volaris Costa Rica and United Airlines fly the most to Central America.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "everything, I'll never use them or recommend them to anyone, worst ever!!"
Cons: "No private enterteinment"
Pros: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Cons: "I had to cancel the flight for family reasons, and even if I pay the cancellation fee, Copa didn’t give me the money back. I explain that it was a personal/family type of emergency, but they did not care at all."
Cons: "Food quality"
Cons: "No air conditioning, small gates, too crowded."
Pros: "Direct flight from IAD to PTY. The flight left on time and arrived early. Bags came out quickly."
Cons: "The announcement of sections boarding where barely heard and caused confusion when boarding. My seat was broken. The recline button was broken and it made in difficult to adjust the seat. I'm 78 inches tall and need every bit of room I can get. The adjustable headrest was also broken, it would stay in position which mean t that it was pretty useless to me."
Cons: "Venía de Mexico a Panamá y el vuelo se retrasó. Cuando fui a abordar el vuelo a Costa Rica habian cambiado la sala de abordaje y por poco me deja el vuelo. Quizá lo hubieran anunciado en el vuelo que venia de México me hubiera ahorrado tiempo y carreras."
Pros: "Crew, food provided on boars"
Cons: "We sat on tarmac for over an hour before taking offfood"
Pros: "The staff"
Cons: "No vegetarian options granted :( the planes are dirty."
Cons: "No explanation was given"
Cons: "Apparently is high season and therefore they refused to take my extra luggage that I was willing to pay. I was told to throw my luggage away. I don't live in the US, thankfully my niece does and she was able to take the luggage home. Now I don't know when I'll get my stuff"
Cons: "The movies were boring"
Pros: "Great Flight, from Dulles to Tocumen"
Cons: "14 hour layover from panama to SPS."
Cons: "El aeropuerto internacional de Panama es sencillamente horrible y extremadamente caro y ni siquiera wifi free hay para los pasajeros que como yo tenemos que hacer escala. La señal para llamar por teléfono usando mi propia proveedor. Es un aeropuerto del siglo pasado que ya es hora COPA que tiene su centro de operaciones pongan de su parte para hacer más placentero la estadía en ese aeropuerto; aeropuertos como el CR o el de Bogotá no más sale uno del avión y hay excelente wifi que le permite a uno estar en contacto con la familia."
Pros: "Now you are giving away free muffins instead of insulting with a granola bar....THANK YOU FOR LISTENING"
Cons: "HOW CAN YOU NOT OFFER COFFEE ON AN AM FLIGHT??? THAT's CRAZY!!!"
Pros: "The aireplane in clean. And the people ver y gently"
Cons: "Board not very organized"
Cons: "I went on the site and mentioned I was vegetarian, but I guess the 'snack' wasn't big enough to warrant a veggie option. I had to run from one flight to another, and my previous one only served breakfast, so it would have been really nice to have a veggie option. I put poor on entertainment because there was none, but it was a short flight, so not a big deal. Rest was great!"
Pros: "Super nice crew! Gave us food even though it was a 50 min flight."
Pros: "Nicest crew! Makes me never want to fly an US airline again."
Pros: "No delays on departure. Smooth boarding process"
Pros: "roomy seats, excellent food, very pleasant flight attendants--i would fly Copa again in a heartbeat"
Pros: "Ha mejorado la comida que dan en económica, en especial par un vuelo tan corto. Las tripulaciones colombianas son más amigables y orientadas al servicio que las panameñas. Panameños: Wake Up!!"
Cons: "Ya es hora que inviertan en esto. Tanto en ejecutiva como en económica."
Cons: "The crew kept bumping Into me since I had an isle seat more than normally."
Pros: "Planes are clean and crew is nice"
Cons: "Overall they are a poorly organized airline, they will over sell their tickets and then expect you to give yours away. Boarding was messy."
Pros: "I was treated SO well as my flight was bumped back a day. I was given a stay at a wonderful hotel with all meals and transportstion as well. It was exquisite! Not to mention $350 reimbursement & wonderful interactions every step of the way."
Cons: "I didn't like delaying my schedule 1 day, but the positives outweighed the negatives without question."
Pros: "One of your crew members went above and beyond to help a family that was sitting next to me. That kind if service was unexpected and a huge help to the family. We were all impressed. They were all very cordial and polite."
Pros: "Very friendly and professional service combined with good food"
Pros: "I usually fly on Copa and I'm pretty much satisfied. The Crew is always attentive and willing to accommodate."
Cons: "On this trip I was not particular pleased with the option of Food provided, and the size of cup provided for drinking is for kids."
Pros: "everything was great :)"
Pros: "2 free checked bags, and hot sandwich and drink in coach"
Cons: "Can't think on anything"
Pros: "Quick boarding"
Cons: "Poor customer service for our friend who had a problem with her ticket."
Pros: "nice staff."
Cons: "delayed leaving and arriving. no entertainment."
Cons: "Never answered the numbers I called when I got to the airport ended up having to rent with another company"
Pros: "Courteous staff, everything was on time, and the free meal and drinks (including alcohol) is a refreshing throwback to the old days."
Pros: "Food was awesome, attendants were pretty nice, and it was a great first international flight experience."
Cons: "I was a little cramped on the plane."
Pros: "The crew was very helpful and friendly."
Pros: "El personal muy amable. El vuelo salió a tiempo y llegó bien. La comida buena."
Cons: "I already wrote this in their customer feedback, and I haven't gotten a response."
Pros: "Gate agents are superb"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Cons: "seats and plane were old. Business class seats need an upgrade badly. They should discount the tickets if we're made to fly in 25 year old seats. Business class service was rushed. It was like the goal was to get your items up and collected early so the attendant could disappear for the remainder of the flight."
Pros: "La tripulación tenía tan buen actitud! Todos eran muy amable. The crew had a very friendly attitude. All were very kind!"
Cons: "Entramos al avión 20 min tarde. Nos pusieron esperar en el avión, completamente full de pasajeros, 30 min sin aire acondicionado (en panamá, donde hace TANTO calor)! Después, tuvimos que esperar en la pista unos 20 min más, todavía sin aire acondicionado. Finalmente, pasamos casi todo el vuelo con los platos vacíos de la comida en nuestras mesas. JUSTO cuando el piloto dijo "prepara para aterrizar", pasaron corriendo para recoger la basura. En total, fue un vuelo muy incómodo. We boarded 20 min late. They made us wait on the plane, a completely booked flight, for 30 min without air conditioning (in Panamá, where the temperature is insufferable)! Later, we had to wait on the runway another 20 min, still lacking air conditioning. Finally, we spent almost the entire flight with our empty meal trays sitting in front of us. RIGHT when the captain announced "flight crew prepare the cabin for landing", the crew ran through to pick up the trays and trash. In total, it was a very uncomfortable flight."
Pros: "Everything about them. The crew is so helpful and kind, flights are always on time, the planes are in great condition and the amenities included with your tickets makes it worth to choose COPA!"
Pros: "- nice staff - food on the plane"
Cons: "Touch screen didn't work"
Pros: "Same as above."
Cons: "Same as above. Even after a long layover and a change of planes, it was still the cramped seats and an old plane."
Pros: "Their efficiency and courtesy. And they handled our travelling with two cats with real professionalism."
Cons: "All was good!"
Pros: "They have tv screens and like a mini Netflix with a decent variety of movies"
Cons: "the only "bad" thing is the little amount allowed in bagagge"
Pros: "Everything about the airline"
Cons: "Larger plane. Had to crouch all the way to my seat. Seat was comfortable enough."
Pros: "Game of Throne as a boxset"
Cons: "if my return flight was by AA rather than another operator"
Pros: "Very helpful crew."
Cons: "Too often the video screen I’m given doesn’t charge up and it has to be replaced mid flight. This happened again during this flight when 2 screens didn’t charge and had to be replaced before the movie ended. The crew was helpful, but this problem is annoying."
Cons: "No personal entertainment for an international flight."
Pros: "Latam would not transfer 1 medium baggage from LATAM to Avianca at Lima"
Cons: "Flight was delayed & ultimately cancelled. Replacement flight required going to another airport. That flight too was delayed putting at risk our ability to make the BA flight to Lisbon. Therefore, we took AA flight to JFK and a TAP flight to Lisbon.did not take this flight."
Cons: "Delays departing delays connecting delays delays delays. Flight attendants were very pleasant."
Cons: "Why go through security over again as a transit passenger? Especially, as Lima airport security appears poorly organized."
Pros: "Flight was on time and not cancelled."
Cons: "AA does not consider USPHS Officers as military despite beer mg defines as such in the Servicemember Civil Relief Act. All to make a dollar."
Cons: "The fact that luckily we checked the night before and had to drive to philly to catch flight"
Pros: "The inflight wifi and entertainment was ok"
Cons: "Inconsistent gate staff. Happened twice to. Me in the recent trip where a multi flight journey the first leg my luggage was fine to get in board, the second flight it was tagged as too big. I've seen massive pieces of luggage go through no problem and then a random person is stopped to have their bags checked in."
Pros: "Great and safe"
Cons: "Lost the flight because of TSA who didn’t care I was missing the flight and gate personnel who didn’t allow me to get on board while the jet was still there. A nightmare and my luggages are still somewhere..."
Pros: "Worst airline food in years."
Cons: "Food was bad on all 4 legs of trip"
Cons: "Remained on tarmac too long before allowed to disembark airplane in San Salvador. However, I did not miss my connection because of it. Did not offer enough water during flight! I was getting dehydrated."
Cons: "No complains"
Pros: "One of the flight attendants was nice."
Cons: "AA is now trying to save money (presumably) by doing like Delta: forcing half of us to connect in Charlotte. Unfortunately, the Charlotte airport is not ready to accommodate so many people. The airport looks like it is being renovated, which is fine, but there is no tape/cones to mark off the renovated areas from the walkways. You literally walk through dirt and construction sites. I didn't even think that was legal in the US?! Anyway, maybe it will be worth it once the renovations are complete, especially if AA is going to use it as a hub."
Pros: "Nothing special"
Cons: "BWI check-in crew is not friendly, not related to Japan Airline."
Cons: "Tiny airplane. We had a delay of 2 hours."
Pros: "Not at all"
Cons: "I made the reservation without knowing that Americans airlines has a boarding number 9 where you are NOT allowed any carry on. Awful lesson. You are given the worst seat and you cannot store any thing in the overhead compartment. Or there make you pay $60.."
Pros: "Not a thing plans got changed I had back surgery"
Cons: "That my plans got changed"
Pros: "Boarding was fast and smooth. The flight was great, seat was comfortable."
Pros: "Good food, kind staff, free booze"
Pros: "Good food!"
Pros: "The boarding process was quick and efficient."
Cons: "This plane did not feature TV at your seat. Only the overhead TV"
Cons: "For some reason they changed my seat."
Pros: "Wonderful flight. arrived 15 minutes early. crew pleasant."
Cons: "Inadequate overhead baggage space."
Pros: "Crew and actual flight were great but something was broken on the rear air conditioning unit. It was a full flight and 86F in Dallas and 77F in Columbia. I was seated in rear of the plane very very hot with all the people on the plane. I felt it was difficult to breath once we were on the ground in como. We were at the gate and everyone stood up to get off but the doors remained closed for awhile. It seemed to get even hotter."
Cons: "Crew was great and the flight was smooth."
Pros: "The crew were wonderful! Everyone was polite and accommodating. The entertainment available was on point. The food was both tasty and offered often."
Cons: "The seat were ok. There was not enough legroom, but honestly no airline has enough unless its business of first class. The Wi-Fi availability was misleading, though it did not advertise that it was free."
Pros: "Las aeromosas muy amables y profesionales."
Cons: "Los asientos incómodos que no funcionaban el cambio de posición. El pago de sobrepeso escandalozo; por 10 Libras $160 más extra fees...."
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and we were never notified!"
Cons: "More options with first class food"
Pros: "Solo que a la 1:10pm le comunique al sobrecargo del vuelo Avianca #928 Lima _ salvador 1010 1: 20 pm hora local me di cuenta que se quedo el anillo de matrimonio en el paso de migración en la bandeja, el sobrecargo me di una instrucción que debía hablar con el encargado del Salvador la Srta Geaninia Gomez indica que como no es pérdida dentro del avión no se hacen responsables, lo que no estoy de acuerdo que me digan eso ya que es trayecto del vuelo que estaba realizando voy a tomar medidas para presentar un reclamo ya que es un valor sentimental ya que ni me dejaron ir a ver estando casi 40 minutos y sentí que no me ayudaron por los menos con una llamada en el departamento."
Cons: "Plane was delayed due to a mechanical in Charlotte (Old USAir Airbus) then ground stop due to weather after it finally got to Baltimore. Loaded us up and then deplaned us. They brought out water and sodas while we waited. Then reboarded and got into Charlotte about three hours late. Lots of very unhappy people. They passed out 800 numbers to rebook. A lot of people missed connections."
Pros: "good attention"
Pros: "Crew was as communicative as possible about the delay process. Answered questions and suggested solutions for travelers who were affected by the delay."
Cons: "The maintenance crew delayed the flight by over an hour because they were not able to get a technician to the plane until an hour after the scheduled takeoff time."
Pros: "Everything was perfect."
Cons: "The worst airline. Poor customer setvice and every single fligt was delayed and they offered nothing."
Cons: "Movies broken has to change seat"
Pros: "The flight was cancelled and they refused to pay for my hotel and food. They finally paid for the hotel but not food."
Pros: "Ended up leaving earlier than scheduled."
Cons: "American Airlines holding open seats until right before the flight leaves."
Pros: "Flight was fine"
Cons: "Gate in Miami wasn't ready and we sat for 45 minutes until they opened a gate for us to deplane. Ridiculous."
Cons: "The first leg was cancelled and no one maee me aware of this and no additioaal flights were placed for this leg of the flight.. Kayak said it is British Airways fault and of course BA stated it was Kayak's fault. I donkt think i will be using Kayak anymore, becuase of the way this matter was dealt. I am also planning to contact bebber businness bureau for this as well."
Cons: "Diverted to OKC due to weather in Dallas, missed connecting flight and they couldn't get us on the last flight out"
Pros: "I'm completely satisfied"
Cons: "We arrived at 3pm for our 545pm flight. Once we arrived at the gate, we were notified the aircraft would be coming in late (10-15) due to tech issues. The AA staff was aware the plane had mech issues and decided to board us anyways. After 45 mins of sitting and waiting around in our seats, the pilot preceded to ask us to deplane the aircraft. AA gave us a lousy food voucher and booked us on the next available flight to Miami which wasn't until 1145pm! AA crew/staff handled the situation in a disappointing manner. The AA crew at the gate spoke in a condescending manner as if were young kids! I was appalled by that! I will not be flying AA anytime soon!"
Cons: "They could not find a flight for me until Sunday, two days later and are working on finding something sooner. Supposed to arrive last night which was Friday."
Pros: "The flight finally went there (it was just the wrong flight and I didn't get a flight back)"
Cons: "My original flight was cancelled so my group was bumped to an earlier flight. However, when we arrived at th airport at 6 am, it turned out that the rest of my group was on that flight but that my ticket was cancelled entirely, and I couldn't get on the new plane because it was oversold-- meaning that, without any warning, I was stranded at the airport in DC at 6 am with not only single available flight that would get me to Indiana in time for work. I ended up having to take a train to Baltimore to catch a flight from there to NC to connect to Indiana- but then that flight was delayed for 2 hours so I missed my connecting flight. By the time I finally arrived in Indiana I was 6 hours late to work. There was no reimbursement for the additional travel expenses, and not even an apology. Then flying back the next day, they cancelled our flight again and we had to rent a van and drive back overnight from Indiana (15 hours drive). I have never had such a miserable travel experience with any other airline."
Pros: "Smooth flight"
Cons: "Beverages and snacks"
Pros: "I hate frontier! Never drive with them!"
Cons: "Social distancing guidelines should be applied on plane. Rather than leave 20+ seats empty, and cram everyone 6 to a row. Flight was over 2 hours delayed due to not having maintenance staff available. And then I was crammed in next to an oversized individual where we couldn’t even keep the armrest down."
Pros: "The legroom we paid for."
Cons: "This time the attendant still wouldn’t let anyone in rows 2 & 3 place the carry on they had paid extra for in the overhead bins, but she didn’t make me put it under the seat in front of me (this losing the extra leg room we paid for), so I put it in a bin behind me. The plane was late, but the pilot made up most of the time, but then it took 55 minutes to get our luggage."
Pros: "The overall flight and crew was great no complaints"
Cons: "Your purse shouldn’t be considered a carryon unless it’s larger then the average personal carryon and one complimentary beverage and snack on flights over 2 hours"
Pros: "The crew was great. In a good mood and accommodated my requests. (For complimentary water and a trading card to remember my trip)"
Cons: "Seat was awfully uncomfortable. I’m only a slim built 5’9” woman and my knees were indenting the next seatback. And the aisle was too busy for me but that could have been fixed with paying for a window. I do not recommend flying in these economy seats for any longer than 2.5 hours."
Pros: "Good price. Flight was ontime. Boarding and unboarding was fairly fast due to fewer bags to put in the overheads."
Cons: "Seat did not recline. No wifi / entertainment. Food/drinks all cost extra. No chance to talk to a person at checkin. Seats assigned for my wife and I were not near each other. Gate agent was able to put us together in last row, but that was the last and only option."
Cons: "Company lied about why flight was delayed in order to avoid costly reimbursement"
Cons: "After we boarded and closed the door they delayed the flight missing our connecting flight and any flight home for days. No compensation for a hotel or rental car."
Pros: "Sat by great people"
Cons: "plane was 2 hours late!"
Pros: "Pleasant crew"
Cons: "Plane smelled like puke Seats made my back hurt"
Pros: "I like the price it was easy to boarding and the crew was friendly"
Cons: "I don't like don't have option to buy food ( a sandwich), no entertainment ."
Cons: "The fact i got stranded."
Cons: "A la carte pricing! Metal chairs! Couldn't check in right away."
Pros: "Professional and courteous staff from quick check in throughout flight and getting home. Fabulous!"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seats"
Cons: "They overbooked the flight. I was the last person to board. The intercom was used for a sales pitch about extra miles on their shitty airline and they charge you for water."
Pros: "What I like best is the update I get on my phone, thus during delays and how long the flight takes. I actually bought this ticket for a friend and it made trip of going to pick him up from the airport very easy."
Cons: "The seats are way too small. I had someone's body/ arm halfway into my seat the entire time. Seats do not recline. The turbulence was the worst I have ever ever ever experienced. Seats are uncomfy. I will not be flying frontier ever again. The pilots never once commented on turbulence or how bad it was going to be. Weird noises coming from the plane halfway throughout flight."
Pros: "Because the flight is barebones , the seats are tight and hard and my very small personal item was still taking up my foot space."
Pros: "Flight attendants were rude. They were actually in the rear of the plane speaking loudly about a man who lost his wallet. We landed and had to sit on the plane for over 1 hour because another plane was at our gate. one hour in those uncomfortable seats. I know there were other gates that we could have gone to.....unacceptable. Won't be flying frontier ever again."
Pros: "A nightmare from start to finish. Understaffed check in desk and baggage claim service. Exorbitant baggage fees."
Pros: "That I was greeted that's it"
Cons: "Uncomfortable flight seats and tables are unmaintained"
Pros: "Price and quick boarding"
Cons: "Seats too hard; dirty bathroom; non-posted bag check fees"
Pros: "There was nothing that I liked about flying with Frontier. It is a nothing special airline."
Cons: "I dislike the hidden charges everywhere along the way. They position it as tailored to customer needs but I see as hidden charges. I am surprised that they don't charge for using the restrooms on the plane. When all said and done, it is not a cheap air fare. The customer service was not empowered to help customers. The flight crew was practically unnoticeable. Not even sure what the crew did. It simply is nothing positive that I can say about Frontier. I will even go further to say that if I see Frontier on Kayak, I will not even use Kayak again."
Pros: "Landed early by then sat on the tarmac for San hour waiting for a gate to open. That's annoying enough but the crew failed to provide a single update as we waited after the first ten minutes. Frustrating."
Pros: "Happy energetic voice of pilot"
Cons: "Plane left an hour late."
Pros: "Got all 7 of my checked bags fairly quickly."
Cons: "Seats are cramped"
Cons: "We booked this flight well in advance and had confirmation for it. Imagine our dismay when we received a notification a few days before our trip that our connecting flight from Denver to Salt Lake City was changed to 10 hours later. When we arrived in Denver, we went to the customer service desk and was told that the flight we had booked didn't have any seats for us and we would have to take the later flight. No explanation. It was scheduled to leave on time, just that they had no room for us even though we had a confirmation number for that flight. I don't know if the responsibility was with Frontier airlines or our booking agency, but rest assured I will not use either one of them again."
Cons: "Everything. Very long flight delays, bad customer service, aggressive attitude of flight attendants, uncomfortable seats in the planes and hidden costs every step of the way."
Pros: "That is was cheap"
Cons: "That is was hood. Rides aren't that bumpy on the other airlines, don't care how bad the turbulents are.."
Pros: "Everyone was nice once we were on board"
Cons: "Our well-working plane was clearly given to another group, and all we were told was that we had a gate change that then turned into a 2h delay for mechanical problems. If you're giving the broken plane to us because the other passengers have a connection and we don't, say that, don't just act like nothing changed. Also, it's been a while since I rode Frontier and I really disliked the dinky trays and poorly arranged under-seat storage."
Cons: "Hidden Costs. Price ends up the same. Service Bad"
Pros: "Newer jet, clean, smooth flight"
Cons: "Two of the three flight attendants were a little obnoxious. Before we took off, the female African American attendant openly said that people weren't listening to her about stowing carry on bags and said "this is like dealing with a bunch of 2-yr olds" uncalled for in my opinion. The only male attendant was insincere on his announcements and it's the first time I've ever flown (hundreds before) where on two occasions he asked for people to clean up after themselves. Also the lines at the sole checkin desk in Seattle was too long. Should have had more than one person checking people in. I'd not recommend this airline if I was asked today what my opinion was."
Cons: "The flight was delayed. Got to destination 45 minutes late."
Pros: "Initial fares are quite low."
Cons: "But most are surprised that all bags are charged a fee, carry-ons as well. For a flight for two, the additional $70-80 USD PLUS fees for food and huge fees to change balance out the fares. You just can't calculate these costs at the TIME OF DECISION. So then you are left with sub-par service and the same net costs as with a major airline. Also, luggage took over an hour to show p in Denver from Cincy. When trying to take a personal trip this time costs your satisfaction. A pain to fl both directions."
Cons: "Seats are super uncomfortable they dont recline at all!! , A drink cost 2 dollars you have to pay 45 each way for a Carrry on!! Next time ill pay a little extra and atleast get to have a carry on reclining seats and a complementary drink ! it ends up costing the same but atleast ill be somewhat comfortable ! Never again will i fly Frontier its not worth it"
Cons: "Frontier used to be one of my favorite airlines. Now, it is the how far can we stretch our customers to pay more! Paying for an additional seat, paying to sit next to someone, overpaying for checked bags, pay for a carry on?! Pretty soon it will be pay to use the bathroom! Low prices are deceiving. Prices are low until you factor in all of the ludicrous fees. Will not be flying Frontier anymore. Low prices aren't worth a terrible experience."
Cons: "Charge $45+tax for ONE checked bag AND $40+tax for a CARRY ON!?! I'll be sharing this fact with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, FourSquare and Yelp. I'm never flying Frontier again and I'll be telling everyone I know to avoid them as well."
Pros: "Everything was on time."
Cons: "Was curious why there wasn't any entertainment on a two hour flight."
Cons: "Flight was delayed Reception was terrible inside the flight. Had to wait 45 minutes to get a glass of water seats don't recline"
Cons: "seats are hard plastic do not recline. Wish the CEO had to sit in these seats for a few hours a day."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Seating was very uncomfortable drinks and snacks were all at a charge constant advertising for promotional packages on the loud speaker not a good experience at all"
Pros: "The price and the ability to reserve a seat"
Cons: "No wifi dude"
Pros: "Check in procedure"
Cons: "Sitting arrangement, friendliness of the staff"
Pros: "The service was excellent! Great work staff.. And we made it to our destination safe..."
Cons: "I didn't like the fact that the seas didn't recline back!! It was uncomfortable ride sitting in that position!"
Pros: "Great price for seat. Seating a bit harsh for the longer flight. Space and padding. I was made aware of all the baggage costs, no surprises. So I believe you are improving that issue."
Pros: "nonstop point to point flight."
Cons: "This was an early morning flight and myself and others just wanted to travel in peace. The PA announcements were like being at a bullfight. The announcements were so loud that it was painful. Also, the flight was about 40% full yet they had us all bunched together in a few rows, I asked to move and moved to an empty row."
Pros: "Pilots emphatic attitude & availability to provide accurate information (arrival times taking time zone in consideration, updates)"
Cons: "The most Uncomfortable seats ever! Not enough flights or crew available causing further delays than necessary."
Cons: "you gotta pay for everything...bording pass ,personal carry on,and if you dont check your bags before checking in they are mopre expensive...."
Pros: "We got to Boston"
Cons: "They were two hours delayed, but we sat on the plane for an hour in sweltering heat before they turned on the air conditioning. Just a disappointing experience. We won't fly spirit again. Crew was very unpleasant."
Cons: "Flight price, baggage fees"
Pros: "We were on time."
Cons: "First of all, the bag fees are overpriced (and I booked mine online ahead of time). When I was paying for it online, the website crashed three times while processing my payment (in two different browsers) and ultimately wouldn't let me print my boarding ticket. Secondly, when waiting to board, the staff person at the counter made a drawn-out announcement about the checked bag fee increasing no fewer than twenty times. Similarly, the credit card membership announcement during the flight was a fifteen-minute affair that was irritating and unwelcome. I understand that it's a budget airline and that part of enjoying reduced ticket fare is a compromise to endure advertisements and extra fees for things, but when it becomes endless and annoying, preventing you from talking to your neighbor, sleeping, or just enjoying the flight, it really calls into question whether it's worth it. Finally, the cabin was much too hot and, although several people called it to the staff's attention, the air conditioning never seemed to work. Overall it was an uncomfortable and unpleasant experience that made me reconsider whether it was worth the reduced fare, which isn't all that much lower than the mainstream option. I was disappointed and frustrated."
Pros: "Low fare"
Cons: "The Plane isn't comfortable. Engine noise is very loud. The seat is narrow and especially does not have enough legroom even for a 5'3 fit woman. The flight landed half hour earlier but we had to wait on the board for nearly 50 minutes longer because they couldn't find a gate."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable, bad service, cramped planes, dirty"
Cons: "The flight was canceled after waiting two and a half hours for the delay. One person was allotted to take care of hundred and more people who looked for another flight. We added hundreds of $$$ to our original tickets and left Boston, going to Baltimore in another airline, because there were no more flights on Spirit that day. How worst can it be?"
Cons: "I was unable to board the flight due to being held back by TSA. After making it to the gate I was told my bags were already on the plane and could not be resent to my address and I could not be refunded for my flight or the cost of my bags. I am very dissatisfied with the service of spirit airlines and will no be flying with spirit in the future."
Pros: "The flight was on time or early."
Cons: "No services, pay for carry on bags, no leg room, no seat recline."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and the flight was inexpensive."
Cons: "The flight was delayed by an hour, even after receiving 2 emails saying it was back on track. There was no one at the kiosk at the gate to answer questions about when the flight was taking off so everyone was just sitting around kind of clueless. You had to pay for all snacks on the flight, which I didn't mind, because I understand it keeps the price down. The plane made a lot of odd noises that I've never heard before. When we finally got to the terminal, they told us there was "bad news" and that we couldn't get off the plane because they were having an issue attaching the walkway. This happened the last time I flew spirit. Unfortunately I don't think I will be flying with them again, regardless of the lower price."
Pros: "I liked nothing."
Cons: "Spirit delayed the flight and cancelled late in the afternoon....luckily I was able to get a flight back through American Airlines for cheaper and no hidden $55 baggage fees....never riding Spirit ever again."
Cons: "luggage damaged on return flight"
Cons: "I had to pay $100.00 for a carry on luggage!! That was totally unacceptable!"
Cons: "Don't use spirit airlines ever"
Cons: "No flight updates at gate. Delays with no explanation. Bag fees. No in flight movies."
Pros: "When I book with Spirit, I know what I'm getting into: stupidly cheap fare and bare bones flight. Would it be nice to have a drink, magazine, or snacks on the flight? Of course! Would I pay $60 more for the same flight on American? Nope! Great airline for the savvy traveler who doesn't mind fewer frills."
Cons: "Most of everything, starting with both flights being delayed."
Pros: "Pilot and crew were awesome. There was a medical emergency in plane and they handled it very professionally (given that there were 2 nurses and a doctor). Took off 15-20mins late and arrived on time(Scheduled time). Seats very comfortable. Pilot was a bit crazy in driving the plane on the Tarmac, tailgating and speeding all the way to the terminal."
Pros: "They gave me a refund"
Cons: "Security line was unbearable, for spirit"
Cons: "They charged my father $75 for his carry-on Are you serious? Carry-on is almost the same price as the ticket round way that i paid $130 Definitely not a great experience for an old man who only had $100 in his pocket expecting to pay $35 for his bag and you took almost all his money. I hope you don't do the same on his way back on Saturday. The flight was delayed for over 2 hrs!"
Pros: "There's a baggage fee that should've been mentioned by KAYAK!! When I first check online it was $25 then I check again it was $40 then when I tried to pay it in person it became $50. The agent that help people at the counter was very rude, they don't have no people skill whatsoever. They moved the gate which is fine..... But the previous flight just got off and they don't even bother to clean the plane because they were running late. Granted the stewardesses are polite and the pilot is really good..... It was a smooth ride and landing...... But it was supposed to be a 5 hour flight...... I was supposed to be in Vegas by 9:45pm..... But now is 1:45am and I'm still in the plane waiting for the gate to be open...... 4 hours delay........ !!! It just turn to be a 9 hours flight!! Almost double the time!!! Ridiculous!!!!"
Cons: "Hidden fees!! Poor customer service!!! Bad experience!!!"
Cons: "I will never fly Spirit again. The delays were ridiculous and their staff super ghetto. The worst experience I've ever had in my 20 years of flying. It was my first time and will be my last."
Pros: "Employees were good"
Cons: "$45 for a carryon is ridiulous. I'm 5'10" and I couldn't stretch my leggs out for a 5 hour flight. Suprised you didn't charge for bathroom usage!"
Pros: "The airline was on time. At the check in I felt rushed. I informed the counter person that I had accidentally paid ahead for two bags to take on boarding but decided not to take & could I get refunded. I was told "you'll have to take that up with customer service because we don't give credits or refunds." I would think that the counter staff are customer service as well and could verify the number of items I had with me to credit me. I felt cheated out of my money."
Cons: "I felt cheated out of my money and poor customer service. The seats are too tight for comfort. There are too many hidden fees."
Pros: "The airplane was nice enough."
Cons: "The additional fees for boarding passes, water, no TV, no snacks, and not allowing you a medium carry-on bag/flight bag. And the $2.50 muffin was not worth it!"
Pros: "Ticket prices"
Cons: "Baggage cost"
Cons: "After paying 161.00 for a one way flight for a funeral i get to the airport and have to pay 50 or 55 for my suitcase. My hands were tied. Did not read anything on my itinerary about these extremely hi fees. The flight was high enough. Bwi to atlanta."
Cons: "I was seated next to a person with an animal in her lap. If they are going to allow pets they should notify passengers. This would have allowed to schedule another flight rather than having breathing problems."
Pros: "-Getting my bags -when it ended"
Cons: "-Doesn't participate in TSA pre-check, -Got over-charged on checked luggage -Seats were very uncomfortable for such a long flight (non-reclining...really?!) -Some of the crew needed a better attitude -Check-in was inefficient"
Cons: "Misleading rates, terrible customer service, overall a terrible experience. I will never fly spirit after this trip"
Pros: "The crew was mostly nice, and the seats were comfortable given they didn't recline."
Cons: "I picked this flight bc it was $87 cheaper than a slightly better United flight - without realizing I'd have to pay $90 to take my bags. I'm sorry, that is just flat out deception. If I'd known I would have flown United, where I can get miles, the seats can recline, the tray table actually slides out so you can use it and they give you a drink on the plane. I most definitely will not fly Spirit again. And you guys should make it very clear when showing fight prices that there will be additional, essentially mandatory fees (unless for some reason you only fly with your purse)."
Pros: "Nice clean plane. Crew very professional"
Cons: "Take off about 20 minutes late. Very bumpy ride"
Pros: "Literally nothing"
Cons: "Seats are terrible, a billion extra charges, just an overall terrible experience."
Pros: "Timely boarding and take-off, flight time was even a bit shorter than advertised. You pay for just what you want or need- perfect!"
Pros: "WORST experience i have ever had. They ruined my vacation"
Cons: "WORST experience i have ever had. They ruined my vacation. Not to mention the crew is a bunch of idiotic morons"
Pros: "Worst nickel and dime flight I have ever had. Never flying them again! Charge you for carry ons!!"
Pros: "Flight crew welcoming"
Cons: "Check in counter staff was not helpful bad customer service. No food or entertainment"
Pros: "Crew was nice and flight was fast no delays"
Cons: "No reclined seats no leg or elbow room expensive drinks including water and 55 for carryon is insane"
Pros: "Absolutely nothing"
Cons: "Got charged $65 for a small carry on because I did not realize that any airline charged for carry on items. Boarded the plane after paying my disgustingly high fee at which point they said were on a two hour delay, and made us sit in our seats for 2 hours on the plane, waiting to take off. Did not receive any kind of complementary beverages or snacks on this 5 hour trip that was scheduled to take 2 hours. Had the most turbulent and stressful flight of my life with extremely rude flight attendants. I will never fly spirit airlines again."
Cons: "I was at the airport early but couldn't drop bag because there was no staff. By the time the ticket counter was staffed they had a huge line just to drop bags. Took 45 min just to check 1 bag and was charged $75 because it weighed 48 lbs. staff unfriendly. We sat on plane for almost an hour past the time we were to take off waiting for plane manifest to be delivered and then they had to fuel the plane. Cramped flight and we landed well past our arrival time due time and then had more than an hour wait for luggage due to only one baggage carousel being used for three spirit airlines. Such a bad experience, I'm not even using my return ticket. I booked a separate one way ticket to return on Southwest Airlines. I'm not flying Spirit again. 2nd try using them , both experiences bad."
Cons: "seats uncomfortable"
Cons: "Seats were cramped, flight delayed 4 hours, no outlets on the plane, a ridiculous price for wifi and after contacting them to reprimand us because their delay made us miss our scheduled bus, they wouldn't do anything for us. Is this airline in the business of travel and providing a professional service or is it in the business to make a profit"
Pros: "Got a partial refunzd"
Cons: "They cancelled the flight - no replacement aircraft or same price seat on another airline - lost $100"
Pros: "The tickets were inexpensive, and the flight times suited my trip."
Cons: "The cost of carrying a single checked bag was almost as much as my ticket. The flight left 55 minutes late, and the bags took a long time to arrive at the carousel. The threats of charging $100 for a bag at the gate or if your one personal item was a little too large was offensive. Charging $10 to have a representative print a boarding ticket was excessive. This airline is under-performing for my tastes, and I don't expect to use them again."
Cons: "the check in people need to be trained in customer service. It started the trip to a horrible start!"
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