You need to get some new friends. Or, at the very least, not get in a car with them!Most everyone I know who has flown Spirit has had delays, some of them days. I know people who ended up canceling their trip because their outbound Spirit flight was cancelled and they couldn’t get on another until after their original return date. Plus, once you add all the fees, I don’t think they are that much cheaper.
I love the Big Front Seat from my trips to Myrtle Beach (was the only direct flight)
During the week that we went, Jet Blue out of JFK was triple those prices, whereas Frontier was in-line. We were about to drive until Frontier came out with deals.My family cannot accept the delay risk either on these airlines for WDW, especially when we usually find JetBlu prices under $80 each way from NY to MCO that INCLUDE carryon luggage.
For several days there's been a $60 flight (taxes/fees included) for the day (Dec 10) we're going, even at our preferred time of 4:30pm. It just doesn't make sense for us to take the heavy gamble Spirit or Frontier when our expensive WDW hours are at stake.
If I had a similar trip to yours with good flexibility, I'd try for the earliest flight possible for us when more recovery options will be available should delays occur.
During the week that we went, Jet Blue out of JFK was triple those prices, whereas Frontier was in-line. We were about to drive until Frontier came out with deals.
Lol! Continued experiences like these leave me wary. So far JetBlu has done right by us so I'm sticking with them.Had Big Front Seats on a red eye Vegas to Michigan. Never again. Never again to both.
"really not that bad." LOLOLOLOL
Feel like I'm living on the edge not booking early bird on Southwest.