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Old Aug 30th 2019, 1:45 pm
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Anyone have any experience traveling with them within the country? It’s only a 3hr flight return Boston - FLL. No stopovers which means I don’t have to worry if flight gets delayed (as long as it takes off). Anything else I should no about apart from no bags? Are we allowed a personal handbag/ backpack? What about Trolley bags?
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Old Aug 30th 2019, 3:27 pm
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You are allowed a small backpack, no trolley bags unless you pay.

Expect the absolutely bare minimum, comparable to Ryanair in almost every way. That said their "big front seats" can be a pretty solid deal.
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As long as your aware of their fee structure they are fine, its people who don't pay attention and dont understand how they do things that find themselves in trouble at the gate with massive fees.

Overall they have one of the best on-time performance rates of all US airlines, so you have a good probability of being on-time.

Its no frills, but they are not bad, just need to have the right expectations.
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Old Sep 1st 2019, 2:06 pm
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MeanSpirit Airlines. 2nd worst (after Allegiant) of the budget airlines. Avoid, unless delays, obnoxious staff and being treated like farm animals is your thing.
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Old Sep 2nd 2019, 6:16 pm
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It's a ghetto airline. But it might just be tolerable for a 3 hour flight. Expect it to be crap and anything other than that is icing on the cake....
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Old Sep 3rd 2019, 8:13 pm
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MeanSpirit Airlines. 2nd worst (after Allegiant) of the budget airlines. Avoid, unless delays, obnoxious staff and being treated like farm animals is your thing.
Generally, I share your sentiment, but it's a matter of fact that they have better on-time performance than all other US carriers.
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Originally Posted by TheKingOfHearts View Post
Generally, I share your sentiment, but it's a matter of fact that they have better on-time performance than all other US carriers.
That's not quite right. Better than all other low cost US carriers, and one of the best overall, but Delta and Alaska beat them. (We can disregard Hawaiian which is #1 for obvious reasons)

http://www.afar.com/magazine/these-a...-united-states
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The only thing you can guarantee with Spirit Airlines.....you will need to find a Bar and imbibe some spirits to try and forget the horrific experience you have just suffered!😮
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