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Spirit Airlines


10,302 reviews
Headquarters: 2800 Executive Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025 (801) 401-2200 Website
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Hidden Cost a joke , unable to check in baggage on line then get charged outrageous fee when you turn up at airline with any baggage,please read Spirit Airline fact.com before booking, it will turn you off flying with this airline

Date of travel: March 2016
Domestic Economy Los Angeles - Las Vegas
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sarasota
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

On February 15, 2016 I took a flight from Atlanta to Tampa. The original departure time was supposed to be 7:55pm and the actual departure time was 10:30pm. I was alerted early in the morning that there would be a delay and we would not take off until 9pm. I have no issue with that. Upon arriving at the airport...

Date of travel: February 2016
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Domestic Economy Atlanta - Tampa

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3 Thank emeraldisle16
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

If you want to be scammed from the beginning this Airline is for you. We were going on a Nice cruise . Booked great ticket prices. (Or so we thought). When checking in our luggage the cost of flying the luggage was more than the tickets! Staff at Bwi rude to say the least. We fly probably 6-8 times a...

Date of travel: February 2016
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Domestic Economy Baltimore - Fort Lauderdale

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Houston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
132 reviews
34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I ALWAYS fly Spirit to Vegas and anywhere else I can! Heres what you must know BEFORE flying Spirit: - snacks, drinks, and anything else where money is transferred, they use CC or debit ONLY - bags are cheaper the sooner you add them! - ALWAYS try to get direct flight as some flights are often late - GET THE...

Date of travel: December 2015
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Domestic Economy Houston - Las Vegas

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5 Thank Jermaine H
Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We booked our Philly to Myrtle Beach trip on spirit because they were so cheap and had direct flights. We read the reviews and the various issues people had, but it turned out great. You just have to understand the what you are paying for and have the appropriate expectations. Check in was quick and easy. You want to make...

Date of travel: February 2016
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Domestic Economy Philadelphia - Myrtle Beach

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Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We booked our flights on Spirit Airlines FOUR MONTHS in advance....and 8 hours before our flight from Houston to Orlando (7am flight), they cancelled!! They couldn't get us on a flight until the next day (all other flights for that day were already booked, obviously) and they don't apparently have relationships with other airlines to be able to put us...

Date of travel: February 2016
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Domestic Economy Houston - Orlando

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Monteverde, Costa Rica
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

After being delayed for close to 2 hours and being told they were trying to get a crew member flown down or waiting for the crew member....they cancelled our flight to Costa Rica! We did get reimbursed but what kind of service is that. People warned us about Spirit but we thought it was the best price and booked with...

Date of travel: February 2016
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International Economy Houston - San Jose

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Nashua, New Hampshire
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The price was awesome. $43 for a one way ticket between San Diego and Denver. The flight itself was miserable because of their "slim line" seats. The things are so uncomfortable. Probably the smallest and most uncomfortable airline seat I've ever had. No free beverages onboard, not even water. But for the price I paid it was great. Come on...

Date of travel: January 2016
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Domestic Economy San Diego - Denver

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1 Thank 50isthegoal
Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Great low cost airline. No frills, comfy seats, you pay for everything but I paid $86 round trip and you can't beat that deal.

Date of travel: February 2016
Domestic Economy Detroit - New Orleans
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Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
198 reviews
91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

You are only allowed a small carry on at no fee, you can pay for a carry on to be put in the overhead or for a few dollars more check and pay for a larger suite case. Basic seats and leg room. Very friendly and helpful crew.

Date of travel: April 2015
Domestic Economy Minneapolis - Fort Myers
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1 Thank SailinggirlMinnesota
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About Spirit Airlines
Florida-based Spirit Airlines (NK) flies non-stop to more than 55 destinations in the United States, Caribbean, Central America and South America. The carrier, which is not part of a major airline alliance, operates a fleet configured entirely with Economy Class seating. For an additional fee, passengers can reserve Big Front Seats, which are wider seats with more legroom located at the front of the plane. Travelers can also pay additional fees for checked baggage and onboard drinks and snacks. Spirit Airlines has two operating bases: Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport (FLL).

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