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Spirit Airlines

13,932 reviews
Headquarters: 2800 Executive Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025
Mon, 01/07
Mon, 08/07
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About Spirit Airlines
Headquarters: 2800 Executive Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33025

Airline Summary

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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Dallas - Orlando
Biggest rip off I have ever had the displeasure of working with. Their ridiculous bag fees, discomfort, sitting on the runway for 2+ hours, $3 for bottled water, I could have flown a comfortable airline for the same price. Don't let this cheap o airline fool you. They will
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Baltimore - Las Vegas
All I can say is I will never fly Spirit again. Everyone I mean everyone's customer service skills flew right out the window! Never again. No one was professional, with the exception of the Pilot and of course I didn't get to meet him. He got me there safe and back safe!
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Baltimore - Montego Bay
Our first time flying with Spirit Airlines. We had no issues. Did everything online and the process was fast and easy. Make sure your checked bags are under 40 pounds or you will have to pay extra. We paid for checked bags and seat assignments. Carry your own water and snacks as
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Atlanta - Los Angeles
I called in and was on hold for a hour. They charged me for my bags flying with me from Atlanta to Austin to Denver to LA. They charged me for every stop. They are a big rip off and I wouldn’t recommend them to my worst enemy. They don’t offer and Veteran discounts on bags or
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Cleveland - Tampa
Had a flight early morning, delayed 78 minutes. That still got us to the connecting airport in just enough time to get off one plane and on another (both spirit airlines). Once landed (at the beginning of boarding time of the next flight), we were told we had to wait on the
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"DON'T, just DON'T do it. They charge for everything - even things that you expect on a routine flight."
"If you are using this airline opt for the big seats if you can afford. Get priority seating as well as plenty of room!!!"
"Have a sense of humor."
"Check all fees!!"
"Buy insurance, your flight might get cancelled and they will say it is weather related although other airlines are not having any problems."
Baggage fees
Domestic United States
Carry-on bag: US$35 - US$65
1st checked bag: US$30 - US$65
2nd checked bag: US$40 - US$100
3rd checked bag: US$85 - US$100
4th checked bag: US$85 - US$100
Each checked bag maximum 40lb/18kg
United States to Mexico
Carry-on bag: US$30 - US$65
1st checked bag: US$35 - US$65
2nd checked bag: US$45 - US$100
3rd checked bag: US$90 - US$100
4th checked bag: US$90 - US$100
Each checked bag maximum 40lb/18kg
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