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Spirit Airlines


10,129 reviews
Headquarters: 2800 Executive Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025 (801) 401-2200 Website
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
1 helpful vote
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Good flight options- late booking for a good price- but seems deceptive about carry on charges- my friend paid the fee but so many others got on the flight with bigger bags and more than two bags... and water should be free.

Domestic Economy Boston - New Orleans
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Warsaw, Poland
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4 reviews
1 helpful vote
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I was scared a bit by the ratings but actually all was super fine. The luggage - no problem. The flight - on time. The crew - very friendly. The aircraft - clean and tidy. The seats - could not lean but there was enough legroom. I guess the menu (one has to pay for everything but this is what...

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Domestic Economy Chicago - San Diego

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Tampa, Florida
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11 reviews
7 helpful votes
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Round-trip from Tampa to Asheville just opened. I'm always skeptical of bargain airline flights. I paid extra for a comfortable seat in the first two rows. Very good choice. The planes look and feel new and the flight attendants worked hard to make the passengers comfortable. Share a checked bag and forget a carry-on, other than personal item. You can...

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Domestic Economy Tampa - Asheville

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Service was great! Check in was easy except I had a problem both ways when I purchased a checked bag. It kept showing as a carry on. But I called the airline and they fixed it with no problem. The cabin could be cleaned a bit better between flights. The seats do not have a lot of room but none...

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Domestic Economy Fort Myers - Hartford

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Streetsboro, Ohio
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34 reviews
16 helpful votes
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Flight crew great. Addons like picking your seat with your travel companions, a suitcase or two, really add up. Nonstop flight a plus. However, at Cleveland Airport, my suitcase came off the carousel destroyed. What was worse,things were falling out and rolling all over the place. No tape trying to contain my dive equipment,Fitbit, or medicines. Not sure if I...

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Domestic Economy Orlando - Cleveland

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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127 reviews
29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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This was my 3rd flight with Spirit so I knew what to expect! You don't get pampered but you do save money. I like that you can make choices and then pay for what you want. The biggest problem is their check in technology. They want you to use the kiosks or they charge you an additional money. However with...

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Domestic Economy Atlanta - Las Vegas

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parkerburg
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19 reviews
5 helpful votes
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Reading the pricing...it was definitely cheaper to fly 1 checked bag rather than 2 carry ons that we usually take to key West. I thought this year we would save by taking a cheap flight to Ft Lauderdale and rent a cheap car and drive the overseas highway to Key West. We packed my bag that no matter how much...

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Domestic Economy Columbus - Fort Lauderdale

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River Edge, New Jersey
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42 reviews
23 helpful votes
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No thank you! I definitely will not use Spirit airlines for flights longer than 2 hours. I went economy from Newark to Vegas and it was a horrible experience from checkin to landing. None of the computers were working so everyone just made it to their flight. There were a lot of very angry customers that day. Then I was...

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Domestic Economy Newark - Las Vegas

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
1 helpful vote
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At the last minute my daughter treated me to a trip to Acapulco for my 50th Birthday being newly divorced so it was a welcome. Direct flights were over $1800 pp with the airlines we normally travel. I believe we saved a bunch booking Spirit but it still wasn’t cheap... last minute so we were cool with it. What infuriated...

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Domestic Economy Atlanta - Fort Lauderdale

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7 reviews
1 helpful vote
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First time flying on spirit Terrible service Delay on the flight Won’t let u carry ur personal purse u need to put it inside ur extra bag 😨 Some times try to save money will cost u more 😡 First and last time using this airline

Domestic Economy Las Vegas - San Diego
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“If you fly a lot, join the travel club and you will realize a savings.”
tima575, 19 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Bring wipes to wipe your seat if necessary”
Explorer41432640505, 19 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Check a bag rather than pay for a carry on. It is about the same price and you can bring a lot more.”
BobM43, 18 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Make sure you do everything ahead of time such as buying seats, luggage, etc. if you wait it will cost you much more later!”
Hookedongin92, 17 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Read Spirit 101 on their website. Most of the negative reviews are because people don't read!”
Richard_Eib, 17 Nov 2018 | Read review
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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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