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Most visitors from Fort Lauderdale will not be allowed to enter Auckland. Entry to New Zealand is allowed provided that a traveler is a partner, a dependent child, or a family member of a student or work visa holder; a temporary visa holder; a resident holder; critical health workers including their partner or independent children; students; ship crew and humanitarians. These groups must have a request to travel prior to entry.
Travelers do not need to request for an approval if they are New Zealand citizens and permanent resident visa holders; diplomats who hold a post in New Zealand; Australian citizens or permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand and eligible travelers from the Cook Islands, Niue, and Australia.
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Visitors from Fort Lauderdale will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Auckland.
Visitors from Fort Lauderdale must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Auckland.
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Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.
Masks: Required on public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK. The shortest multi-flight duration is 19h 55m.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Reliable service, clean cabin"
Cons: "Nothing much"
Pros: "Crew was amazing"
Pros: "Singapore airlines never disappoints"
Pros: "Arrived on time."
Cons: "Was a B Grade effort by the crew. They were there to get their pay check & no more....very disappointing."
Cons: "5 crying babies on a red eye. Don’t know if that can be prevented."
Pros: "Excellent service"
Cons: "More tasty snacks throughout the flight"
Pros: "Crew amazing. Seat super comfortable"
Pros: "Everything food was better selection and allowed me to taste bali food before arriving. The seats were comfortable on the last plane Thank god"
Cons: "The hot food was dry and lost my appetite"
Pros: "Extra leg room, great service and good food."
Cons: "The entertainment system feels dated (no touch screen) manual rewinding of movies, selection of movies"
Pros: "personel provided excellent service"
Cons: "food was ok. A faulty entertainment system did make our flight feel longer."
Pros: "The flight attendants are very attractive and attentive. They do make an effort to make one’s trip pleasurable."
Cons: "Need to update the planes.."
Pros: "Food was pretty good. Loved the Weiss ice cream bars"
Cons: "Most uncomfortable seat ever. Wouldn't recline. TVs small and poor quality. Sound patchy. Not a pleasant flight. Must have been an old plane."
Pros: "Great service!"
Cons: "Screaming children. Totally clueless, rude flight crew. Next time kids are screaming for three hours straight on a red eye, maybe offer the parents some assistance. Makes the “perks” like hot towels seem ridiculous when staff are completely indifferent."
Pros: "Crew was very friendly and responsive to my needs. They met it with a smile."
Cons: "First experience with Singapore where the crew made a negative impression. As soon as the plane pulled away from the terminal, crew members seemed rushed and frantic, literally running back and forth from Economy Premium to the galley gathering items. Approximately every 7-10 minutes, crew members would be running back and forth next to my seat with heavy foot steps, which would wake me up. I also noticed that certain crew members were shouting at passengers to get their attention instead of lowering themselves to be heard. One flight attendant almost spilled orange juice on me because she turned around too fast trying to serve drinks. I'm not sure if they were short-staffed, or if it was the influence of a certain crew boss, but something was definitely wrong."
Pros: "check-in, priority lane, BKK-SKL, boarding, crew, cabin, disembark, baggage claim to cab home"
Cons: "baby crying throughout the flight"
Cons: "We were not provided vegetarian food on two legs of journey although we had earlier informed the airlines."
Pros: "Entertainment system"
Cons: "Uncomfortable seats with no space, arrival at last gate"
Pros: "Boarding, friendly crew"
Cons: "Very slow service, took 2 hours. Entertainment system didn't worked for first half of flight."
Pros: "great crew service. my first time flying with singapore airlines. they delivered!"
Pros: "Everyone was cold asking for blankets it was freezing on that plane only major complaint, I love the airlines, the flight attendants are lovely and gracious, they really do try. Such a nice treat after flying United airlines all year!"
Cons: "Too cold"
Cons: "This flight is on an old plane. The entertainment system was dated and the seats didn't recline properly. Food wasn't very good and they offered a very limited selection considering it is a 7-hour flight. Not worth doing Singapore Airlines business class for this leg."
Pros: "The A380 is an amazing plane. The flight was smooth and the engine sounds were fairly low."
Cons: "Waiting on line to check in was more than a half hour although there were probably only 10 people ahead of me. Got a hard time on the weight of my carry-on being more than 7kg although I had to point out that my ticket allowed me two bags that were 23kg each - I had nothing to check. Eventually, when I pointed out that I could wear enough of the clothes from the carry on, they agreed to let me take it on. On board, the service was cold, bland and infrequent. The entertainment system lost sound perhaps 20 minutes into the flight."
Pros: "I loved the professionalism of the crew, and how they treat the passengers with such care. I prefer Singapore airlines over any other. Seats are very comfortable. This craft had touch screen monitors that worked well. I was able to use my own ear buds by pulling the jack out part way."
Cons: "I really only have one gripe. I wish there were more movie choices for adults that did not have foul language and immoral scenes."
Pros: "The service crew served us well. They are friendly and helpful"
Cons: "Too many Indian movies"
Pros: "Safe smooth flight. Timely take off and arrival. Great personalised service. Consistently high service standard is well appreciated."
Pros: "The attendants are pleasant to the eye, thats about it."
Cons: "I heard so many good things and was left disappointed. The service from staff try to help and be nice but some of them do not care at all, things like too busy to bring a beverage etc was a tad annoying. dont know if i will use them again"
Pros: "Service was great."
Cons: "Bit on the cold side."
Pros: "Helpful crew. Full food service!"
Pros: "everything is perfect"
Cons: "the food on Silk Air can be better"
Pros: "Staff are very friendly and good ."
Cons: "It is really good experience. All the flight attendants are good"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Lounge experience was excellent. Service on the airline in general was excellent. Food and drinks we're just great. I enjoyed the sleeper seat that I was in. Everything was super smooth and I'm so glad I flew with Singapore Airlines."
Cons: "Nothing negative to report"
Pros: "Personal TV"
Pros: "Singapore crew are on their feet and working for the entire flight. Great service!"
Pros: "The entertainment 100s of movies & Shows The very good portions just right"
Cons: "Boarding is very efficient and well organized But when it is going to be an hour late the passengers should be told not stand there on lines with no information"
Pros: "Excellent service by flight crew. Good selection for entertainment. Flight was enjoyable."
Pros: "Excellent crew service and entertainment."
Pros: "1. Clean. 2. Punctual. 3. Coke Zero."
Pros: "Hot/Cold towels, great movie selection, more space, good meals"
Pros: "Crew and entertainment"
Cons: "Very small seats. For full flights they should use the double deck aircrafts. They are much more comfortable. I paid an expensive fair for an old plane which was unfair"
Pros: "Flight crew we're attentive and anticipated issues. The flight was smooth and the lavatories were clean and stocked. Love the hot towels at the beginning and end of the flight."
Cons: "Not much to be honest. I suppose if I could say anything it would the seats in economy are a bit cramped, but that's to be expected."
Cons: "The entertainment was poor"
Pros: "On time departure and take off. Smooth landing."
Pros: "Crew and staff were great and accommodating."
Pros: "Regional flight so only one cabin attendant. Pleasant and attentive."
Cons: "Wider seats but tha'ts the nature of smaller aircraft"
Pros: "I would have liked for them to refund my ticket even though I asked them to. They ignored my request and I didn't get to go on to the plane but I still paid for it."
Cons: "A refunded plane ticket or voucher would have been better."
Cons: "Baggage allowance is lower than most other airlines"
Pros: "Crew were great!"
Pros: "Staff friendly and helpful"
Cons: "My seat 57E could not be adjusted but half way through the flight was given another seat and managed to get some sleep. In our experience Air New Zealand is tops."
Pros: "The crew is amazing. Always friendly, smiling and happy to oblige. Love the New Zealand hospitality. The inflight entertainment has so many programmes to watch, and the list of music options to listen in to is well stocked. Food is excellent. Obviously overate in the 9 1/2 hour flight."
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Crumbs still on my seat when I boarded"
Pros: "Nice, short flight. Smooth ride."
Cons: "Had a middle seat between two very large women. Couldn't be helped, was a full flight."
Pros: "Short flight. No problems."
Pros: "Crew was really nice however slightly absent during the flight."
Cons: "Drinks should have been more frequently offered . Refreshments/water seemed hard to come by I had to chase them down in the galley only to get luke warm water...? Seats are pretty cramped and small with not much room."
Pros: "Flying on the plane with mighty KORU on the tail always gives me a buzz"
Cons: "Better meal as the meat dish was a bit cold when it arrived."
Pros: "A whole season of New Girl!"
Cons: "Was very crammed."
Cons: "Air NZ serves the special meals first but never offers passengers a drink. By the time the meal and drinks trolleys come round for the rest of passengers, most people have eaten their special meal."
Cons: "No enough blankets when feeling cold"
Pros: "Punctual flight, great boarding and great baggage service."
Cons: "Bag drop could be improved with more personnel to help."
Pros: "Everything else."
Cons: "The departure was 20 minutes late (not too much), which delayed the arrival in NZ by the same amount."
Pros: "The staff was very helpful"
Cons: "The plane was delayed for more than one hour which we did not have sufficient time for transfer to LA. We have to run instead of walking."
Cons: "Crew was so busy that they kept overlooking my husband and I when doing the rounds of everything, We felt like we were singled out to be ignored, even though we paid for Premium Economy. Our flight was delayed for more than an hour. Food was barely ok even though we had been on Air NZ Premium economy 4 times now, was sorely disappointed with the food provided."
Pros: "Staff were lovely and food good ."
Cons: "Very cramped in window seat, quite claustrophobic really. Not a comfortable 11hr flight."
Pros: "Good seats great staff"
Cons: "Paying for movies not impressed"
Pros: "Good seat, very pleasant crew."
Cons: "No entertainment so can't score that. Basic snacks"
Pros: "I LOVED my flight to LA PERFECT The flight from LA to Auckland was not as good, seating fine, LOVED THE CHECK IN LOVED THE PHONE SERVICE when i called to increase my weight of luggage..."
Cons: "I could not hear the entertainment because engine too loud I did not experience this on my flight to LA , I found the crew were not as pleasant as the crew to LA, could be that they were tired, if i had to rate NZ Airline from my trip to LA.... I would be shouting my pleasrure and did while in LA coming back truly was a different experience however going was so good... I will gladly fly again"
Pros: "Service was very good despite our one hour delay! Everyone was appropriately apologetic though."
Cons: "Flight was one hour delayed not due to equipment but because the ground crew failed to load the cargo in time! That was annoying. (Then an ill patient had to be removed resulting in a further delay trying to retrieve her luggage.) I felt bad for those with tight connections."
Pros: "It was a very pleasant surprise to receive an upgrade at the boarding gate to a Skycouch. While I was too tall to make use of it my wife was able to use two thirds of it and get a good sleep. The flight attendants were excellent, friendly, warm attentive presenting the very best of Kiwi hospitality."
Cons: "Nothing - everything was a shining example as to why Air New Zealand continues to be rated so highly."
Pros: "arrived early at destination ground crew helpful with seating"
Pros: "Most of the flight attendants were helpful and friendly"
Cons: "One of my pet dislikes would be when some passengers have oversized carryon luggage that take up all the room in the overhead compartment of their own and the next one! My bag was about 3 compartments in front of me, which I didn’t mind, until someone tried to claim my bag as theirs..."
Pros: "Very smooth, uneventful flight, perfect, in other words"
Cons: "More leg space should be given to who have height to6”1’ or so."
Pros: "Entertainment was good"
Cons: "The chicken pasta meal was pretty dried out and terrible"
Pros: "Crew were friendly"
Cons: "Vegetarian options were all very similar. Over a 32 hour flight time I was provided with beans for breakfast/lunch and dinner. I would have preferrred more variety. Also being seated between two others was quiet uncomfortable for a long journey flight."
Pros: "The crew were very pleasant and the meal was delicious. The flight was really smooth and most comfortable. Not quite the same leg room as the e dreamer."
Pros: "Excellent gluten free meal offered! I appreciate the extra effort with providing a gf bun and muffin with most meals!"
Pros: "the fare is so cheap ,service is excellent"
Pros: "Really great service from the flight crews - smiley, polite and we were served drinks twice from a 2.5 hrs flight. Entertainment program was great with better leg space. Overall it was a pleasant experience! Thanks"
Cons: "No free movies"
Cons: "Crew forgot to serve us our meal."
Pros: "Food and service good"
Cons: "Had a large person next to me so not much room :-("
Pros: "Everything was ok"
Pros: "The crew were always smiling and helpful. We were allocated the SkyCouch seat which was pretty nice"
Pros: "The staff lady told me to there’s no food available then I told I need to buy it last time my flight was Jetstar was good even everyone can buy food on board but leta I called Chinese lady understood how I was hungry she brought me bread with batter and coffee that’s was good and best service I always thank to her service"
Pros: "Air NZ are great. Kayak are not,"
Cons: "I couldn’t tell about the food and entertainment because even after several call to Kayak trying to upgrade to a flight where food and entertainment were included because it said “no meal service” on my itinerary I was assured they were included and what do you know. They weren’t. I will never be using Kayak again. Very poor serve from people I phoned. They did no know what they were doing."
Pros: "Entertainment options"
Cons: "The fact that our booking through Kayak did not record we had booked luggage. We KNOW we had booked luggage. Air NZ wanted to charge us $160 each bag. Eventually BYOJet got us through to Virgin who allowed us to buy luggage for $25 per bag. Thank you Virgin for your wonderful assistance 1 1/2 hours before departure. Virgin's standard ticket has 23kg luggage included. What is the problem with a ticket bought online through agents such as BYOJet and Kayak?"
Pros: "Really quite comfortable seat and space wise Good to see entertainment still in the back seat"
Pros: "Happy helpful crew"
Cons: "Slow to board and no gate on arrival. Had to be bused to terminal and waited ten minutes for the bus to arrive."
Pros: "Quick, efficient service"
Pros: "Friendly crew, good in-flight entertainment"
Cons: "Flight was running about a half hour late"
Pros: "The capitan spoke and explain that was perfect taking into account that was a cloudy day."
Pros: "Getting on was a delight in Wellington. Having two set of doors open was great."
Cons: "Getting off in Auckland, only the front doors open so took what felt like ages to get off."
Pros: "Qatar Airways are still flying, in the midst of Coronavirus, unlike their competitors. This is fantastic! Onboard, there was a full service and excellent crew, all through the night, unlike their competitors during the early days of Coronavirus, when I last flew. Thank you. Qatar Airways"
Cons: "The movie selection, although vast, was not great. I resorted to downloaded Netflix on my tablet."
Pros: "Crew was great, but food I like more like Emirates."
Cons: "No headphones and was not possible to watch movie."
Pros: "Crew was very attentive,"
Cons: "Have all the food choice in the menu available. And add sudoku to the game"
Cons: "coffee is to strong and to many spicy foods"
Cons: "Seats were so close together that when the person in front of me leaned back, my personal screen was inches from my face. Then when it was time to get the seats back up - none moved - they all had to be pulled up by many people."
Cons: "Boarding, restroom,"
Pros: "Friendly crew and easy boarding"
Pros: "I really appreciated that my bags were not lost"
Pros: "Entertainment, vegetarian options for food"
Cons: "Bit more comfortable seat"
Pros: "The crew was amazing. I upgraded to business class and am so happy I did for the 16 hour flight."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. Made traveling with infant little less harder."
Cons: "The crew from Doha to Kolkata segment could have been little more helpful, especially when they see someone travelling with small kids"
Pros: "Crew etc excellent"
Cons: "In flight WiFi expensive and not reliable"
Pros: "Crew was amazing and food was Delicious as compare to other airlines."
Cons: "There should be add more variety for toddler food/breakfast.As they served the same food which is for adult. Most of the time we saw Babies were not eaten the spice food....some cookies,cake,pastries etc should also be there as secondary option for choosy toddler."
Pros: "Crew was friendly."
Cons: "Many of the entertainment systems were broken."
Pros: "Just as I thought it could not get any better The service was perfect. The privacy was superb and the comfort allowed me to sleep for a good while."
Cons: "Nothing to dislike."
Pros: "Overall great service!"
Pros: "Everything really.They run the airline very smoothly and professionally from boarding to disembarking."
Cons: "They tempt you with so much food lol although some of the food wasnt too appealing.toilets very clean and seemed to stay that way throughout long 17hr flight.good leg room for a long legged guy like me.felt sorry for lady with two young children.She could have been allocated better seats."
Cons: "For 1.5 kilo overwait I’ve been charged $65"
Pros: "Entertainment variety Frequent drinks offered onboard"
Cons: "Insufficient amount of in-flight food portion"
Pros: "Qatar airways is the best company"
Cons: "Too crowded in in flight"
Pros: "I loved the service. All of the attendants were really nice and helpful."
Cons: "My tv on both 12 hr and 8 hr flights didn’t work well and the food wasn’t the best. Also they ran out of food options when they got to me twice."
Pros: "Overall a good service with good food."
Cons: "When flying from New Zealand to Doha, we departed Auckland at 15h25 and due to the time zone, most passengers body clocks would have been expecting sleep within a few hours. However we were flying West and thus into daylight. Sadly the window seated passengers were not asked to close their window blinds to block out the sunlight and many were left open. This made the cabin very bright and a difficult environment in which to sleep. Too much advertising before the on board videos, but otherwise content was good."
Pros: "The wider space between all seats and the selection of the food"
Cons: "Nothing at all"
Cons: "Out dated inflight entertainment system"
Pros: "The crew aboard the flight were kind and thoughtful and definitely oriented toward service."
Cons: "The security process at the gate was really disorderly. Perhaps it is because it is a new and extra step required by the US but it was definitely not efficiently handled."
Pros: "Excellent airport; always on time; good meals; excellent entertainment"
Pros: "Completely satisfied. Excellent all the way!"
Cons: "Everything was perfect. Thank You."
Pros: "Exceptional staff, nothing too much trouble. The aircraft is new and all facitlies great. Will fly with Qatar again"
Pros: "Hospitality, boarding process"
Cons: "Food was slightly undercooked (chicken). Should have better process to check for that"
Pros: "Crew were helpful and not interefering in long flight"
Cons: "Flight from Qatar to Seoul was quite old I believe. USB on my chair did not work and media in LCD screens were not new enough. seats were quite old and not convenient for 10 hours flight."
Pros: "This was car better than most flights I've been on in the US. Lots of leg room excellent entertainment system good service and customer care."
Pros: "Very very clean plane."
Cons: "Movie selection could be improved. Second meal had no vegan option."
Pros: "Smoothe landing"
Cons: "Old plane, some kind of tablet thing with an attached remote almost impossible to figure out even how it works. 7hr flight and I only saw the steward twice."
Cons: "Front row with a toddler meant that we couldn't lift the armrests up and get her to lay down. She had to lie on the floor, but when we hit some turbulence, we had to wake her and sit her back up with us. The second part of the leg was much better as we were on a normal row seat"
Pros: "Service offered by crew, arranged veg food when found not listed. Boston to Doha veg food loading needs improvement."
Cons: "Wait time at Doha for next flight."
Pros: "Helpful and frieendly"
Cons: "Counters should have opened earlier so we could have done aome ahopping at dfs"
Cons: "Plane configuration; seats were a bit cramped, knee space."
Pros: "Much better knee space. Excellent flight, good service..."
Pros: "Comfortable, attractive, nice music, good food, nice crew, on time, easy takeoff and landing! What else could you ask for? ;-)"
Pros: "The classy servieces in the plane..the plane it selfe is excellant"
Pros: "Exceptional Service Great Food New Planes Overall excellent"
Pros: "Seat space. Stevice. Terminal."
Pros: "Inflight services, food"
Cons: "Wheelchair services in India, person left in between and had to walk with pain in my foot for a distance."
Cons: "The luggage management system was terrible. We had to wait 2 extra hours for a single carry-on that we had to check in before our 15 hour flight. After a 24 hour journey, it is really inconsiderate to add extra hours to the journey. For luggage, I would give a 1, very poor rating for Qatar Air."
Pros: "The crew was great. I have sensitive ears, so sitting beside the loud engine is not something that I liked. I was uncomfortable, until I moved."
Cons: "having some ear plugs"
Pros: "Nothing to note"
Cons: "Seats were pretty uncomfortable and basic, crew had no idea what’s in the food they were handing out, there was no choice of what to eat except not to"
Pros: "9 hr flight, well taken care of by attendants and good timing... food, beverage and amenities."
Pros: "Everything was great."
Pros: "Nice new plane"
Cons: "No free entertainment even once you downloaded the app and food options would have been a nice touch"
Pros: "I like that you could watch TV, movies, or listen to music."
Cons: "When we arrived to SFO the flight was delayed for mechanical issues. When they couldn't fix the plane they had to fly another one from the Island to get us. This resulted in over a 14 hour delay and ruining our plans for our first day. The wing in SFO was all under construction so if you wanted to get anything you had to leave security and go back through it over and over."
Pros: "Everything was fantastic"
Cons: "the in flight entertainment. Screens kept turning off randomly, No wifi..."
Pros: "Boarding process"
Pros: "Friendly staff, minimal bathroom lines, seats were ok."
Cons: "Baggage claim got all confused and took over an hour from landing before we could get our things. In flight entertainment had an ok selection but you had to pay for everything- no free movies for a 6hr+ flight."
Pros: "Great flight crew, very nice. Yummy food."
Cons: "I booked 6 months in advance to ensure a lower price, 2 days before the flight, the prices were 50% what I paid for them and priceline refused to give a price adjustment because it was more than 24 hours since I booked the flight. Hawaiian air refused to give any additional accommodations, priceline refused any additional accommodations and I am still upset."
Pros: "I like biking through kayak. I just wished they could warm u.s but too book a1 way flight to NZ because your wasting money."
Cons: "I booked a 1 day trip not realizing I could only book a round trip tick to get in new Zealand. I almost missed my flight and had to book another 1 way trip.. wasting over $100 dollars. That ruined my flight exp."
Pros: "Great service and very attentive. Food was pretty good"
Cons: "TSA in Hawaii is horrible"
Pros: "Complimentary Guava Cocktail at the end of the flight, friendly crew staff, excellent boarding system, great pilot"
Cons: "Most movies were “paid” selections so I didn’t even bother, seats were very narrow even for a shinny person like myself. It seems that they installed more row of seats than much needed restrooms. They only had two in the back, only two in the middle of the economy section, I don’t know about the coach class and the first class cabin but as far as the economy class that was it, and that’s terrible. That is less than a half restrooms normally available on other carrier I’ve known. They should learn from ANA or Canada Air. The cabin temperature seems to be rather cold throughout the flight, yet there was no pillow (only paid one) nor blanket available."
Pros: "The entertainment was good"
Cons: "The food was terrible and my seat didn't recline which made for a very uncomfortable long trip"
Pros: "Everyone was very nice and I was impressed that they actually feed us"
Pros: "6 hour delay. Had to go back home. Would have liked a text notice berorebi spent 40 on shuttle transportation"
Pros: "Crew was great. They didn't get upset if you needed to stand up and stretch your legs. After weeks of complaining, Hawaiin finally offered vegetarian meals on international flight. In flight movies were good but a little outdated. Seats were surprisingly comfy. Free headphones eyemask and earplugs. In seat phone charging."
Cons: "Crying babies! argh......"
Pros: "The airline provided food and even a complimentary alcoholic drink."
Cons: "No movies onboard, well, not free. The airport is weird, we had to walk and take different paths to get to our gate."
Pros: "Entertainment, comfort kits, and drinks were thoughtful. Staff extremely friendly. Food was better than most domestic airlines. Seats were large enough for comfortability during a long flight. Seats against walls still recline."
Cons: "Can't pick seats online for international flights, so we're stuck with whatever is leftover. Planes not particularly clean; lots of crevices with years of debris."
Pros: "The staff was very friendly. All movies were free. The staff was always so courteous. There was also adequate overhead storage."
Cons: "Hot lunch could have been better. The chicken was over cooked."
Pros: "I liked the on-board entertainment and superb services."
Cons: "No major comments against the airline because the boarding process is not efficient due to passengers not listening to the flight clerks."
Pros: "Quick and easy boarding, friendly staff, clean and comfortable seating"
Cons: "Entertainment was pay-only on tablets. Not even a free movie on the screens installed on the ceiling. No power outlets under seats."
Pros: "Clean,good service"
Cons: "Crowded unless paid for extra leg room, food isn’t that great, cabin kept too cold... trying to sell blankets? No free entertainment?"
Cons: "No vegetarian option for the second meal for my girlfriend. It was just sandwiches, how hard is it to have a meatless option? For the first meal she simply ate around the chicken as no mention was made of a veg option, and the flight crew was so brusque and in a hurry it wasn’t possible to flag them down and inquire."
Pros: "The crew was exceptionally friendly, and the plane as comfortable as an airplane can be (nice surprise that the very last row can still recline)."
Cons: "The high cost of renting movies or shows to watch, especially considering limited selection, frequent interruption, and relatively low quality resolution. Doesn't seem fair to charge theater prices for what is already a downgraded viewing experience - for that matter, most airlines don't charge at all."
Pros: "Modern aircraft, clean plane, courteous attendants, well trained pilot, extremely smooth landing."
Cons: "Food was so, so. Good food helps pass the time on such long flights."
Cons: "Had to pay for my two bags....even though I had a Ist Class round trip ticket with United."
Pros: "The flight crew was so friendly and helpful! They interacted with passengers and made everyone feel comfortable. They didn't make you feel dumb for asking questions like a lot of other airlines do. Will definitely fly with Hawaiin again!"
Cons: "Everything was great. No complaints"
Cons: "The captain announced our arrival time saying it was Pacific Standard Time ! (It's still Pacific daylight Time). Didn't exactly inspire confidence."
Pros: "Plane was fine once boarded"
Cons: "Seemed like workers didn't know what they exactly where doing got told several different things by different employees . They also had people doing some what seemened to be really Unnecessary stuff."
Pros: "Easy upgrade to extra space!"
Cons: "Temperature was too warm in the cabin"
Cons: "Sat in the back of the plane. Unfortunately that was the only seats available by the time I booked my flight."
Pros: "Lovely people and service. Nice to have some leg room! Will fly with Alaska whenever I can!"
Pros: "I enjoyed the food service."
Cons: "The plane landed late and then we drove around the tarmac for an hour! This was frustrating"
Cons: "I can't tell you how disappointed I was to learn upon arrival in New Zealand, with no forewarning or preparation, that I was to be BUG SPRAYED before being allowed to leave the airplane. I have asthma. Being sprayed with chemicals is a serious health concern for anyone, but especially for those of us with asthma. They sprayed a cloud of chemicals directly over our heads and we sat helpless as the spray settled onto our clothes and skin and into our mouth and lungs. I had a asthma attack, and when I told the stewardess she looked at me and said "It won't be much longer." It was another 15 minutes. I was so unwell that I asked my husband if he would be able to carry me if I passed out. I also unfortunately forgot my ebook reader in the seat due to my attack. When I wrote customer service I received only "We will forward your message" and no response beyond that regarding the return of my device. This entire experience has caused me great distress and I am sincerely hopeful that as a corporation you will take steps to ensure the welfare of your customers by ensuring they are aware of all treatments to expect when on board your aircraft. Had I known, I could have brought a mask and saved my serious asthma attack. I probably would not also be without my ebook reader."
Pros: "Crew was attentitive"
Cons: "Issues with seat selection on the app Bathrooms weren't clean on flight Had to taxi for 1 hour after landing"
Pros: "There was one male worker who tried to bring me extra coleslaw cause he saw the other flight attendants not offer me anything instead of a meat centered meal. I appreciated that but didn't catch his name."
Cons: "The workers were so rude - especially a woman named Mi. they had no vegetarian options on the plane for food and basically laughed at me when I asked for it. They had no free entertainment at all not even a movie for everyone on the main monitors. They asked for volunteers to check their bags and I volunteered and when I made a connecting flight to Kauai (final stop Oahu which is a 35 min flight) I tried to switch my flight to an earlier one because I realized That I had a four hour layover before my 35 min flight -_- and they said that I would have been able to but since I checked my carry on I couldn't. And they said it was because my bag would get there much later than me - which I was upset about but understood. Fast forward 4 1/2 hours later and I land on Oahu. My bag is sitting at the terminal because it came over on a plane that got there before me. Totally unhappy - I fly to California and back almost every month and I've never had an experience like this"
Pros: "Crew are friendly."
Cons: "Monitor not functioning properly. You have to push the touch screen several times before it start to work also have to press hard on the screen to make it work. Snacks limited to only one. At least give 2. Food was bland. No condiments to go with the food."
Pros: "We totally enjoyed your flight."
Cons: "Everything was oerfect"
Pros: "Same as the other flight"
Pros: "The cleanliness. No chaos."
Pros: "great movie selection well fed"
Cons: "unfriendly crew to locals but they were very friendly to the japanese passengers. we felt ignored. i called for assistant and didnt get answered for 30mins. when she came to assist she didnt even bother listening to my request and assumed i just wanted sprite. i was nauseated and i wanted sprite n crackers but she only came back with sprite after 10mins. overall in short crew member in this flight needs to have their aloha spirit n be friendly not moody!!!"
Cons: "choice of movies was very limited"
Pros: "Left and arrived ahead of time. Appreciated the attitude of the attendants."
Pros: "Good choices of movies Some snack service"
Cons: "I was in hunger because non preparation for vegan Passenger. I could have been slightly thankful if they Gave alternatives such as more cookies or nuts."
Pros: "The crew was pleasant and attentive. The extra comfort seats were well worth it for the long flight."
Cons: "There was enough free entertainment to choose from, but it could be newer. Don't forget your earbuds or earphones."
Pros: "Good schedule for snacks and lunch, staff really nice and efficient"
"Less over zealous woke flight attendants. Never again ! I felt more like a prisoner than a passenger."
Pros: "The crew was great and the first class experience was what I expected"
Cons: "The plane was late, there were no boarding group lanes set up at the gate so even though I had first class seats and priority boarding I had to make my way through a large group of people in an unorganized fashion to get on the plane."
"If you plan to fly United and want to watch a movie, plan to bring both types of headsets. ( 1 for smart phones, 1 old school headset). My flight going required the old school headset, except the seat I was in had a broken port and since subtitles were not available, I had to watch my movie without sound(fun!). On the way back, United offered the United app where you can access movies from your smart phone, except I didn’t bring smart head phones. Since I watched a silent movie going, how much worse could it get? Well, it got worse since no movie would even load. The crew explained that we were traveling over water and that was the reason, but I tried on and off for the whole flight and the movie never loaded so that reason sounds like bullshit."
Pros: "Non combatants."
Cons: "Screaming babies who’s parents let’s the run around, people listening to movies without head phones"
Pros: "crew were great."
Pros: "United Airline is lying to its guests. United advertise they will be middle seat between pesengers and we board a packed flight today. United is irresponsible and putting pessengers at risk of covid-19 exposure! This is unacceptable. False advertising - people paid for social distance on the plane bit encounter the opposite !!"
Cons: "United Airline need to be HONEST! United broke my trust. United need to update its message online and be honest - that they only care about profit during this pandemic!!"
Cons: "Pitch very small."
Pros: "Seat was roomier. Food was good."
Pros: "Food was actually quite decent"
Cons: "In-seat entertainment systems malfunctioned for roughly half the flight, which was quite disappointing"
Pros: "Crew were great, especially considering we had a couple of mishaps travelling with a five year old and five month old. Despite being a mega long flight it was comfortable and we were well looked after."
Cons: "Seats are a little narrow on the exit rows and bulkhead as the armrests accommodate the TV and tables. This also means they can’t be moved. Not unique to Air NZ though."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Cabin AirConditioning fault. Air bridge fault all delayed flights from Fort Lauderdale to San Antonio"
Cons: "The inbound flight was so poor and with mounting delays we lost trust in United. We gave up our first class tickets for last minute southwest"
Cons: "Poor flight. Attendants didn’t turn on the a/c until plane was at altitude then would periodically turn it off."
Pros: "Everybody was wonderful. All the staff were friendly and the flight was great."
Cons: "I volunteered to gate check my instruments (which I NEVER do because it’s not my hobby, it’s my livelihood). When I did, I made very clear that I’ll ONLY do it if it’s handed to me at the gate when I arrive. It CANNOT go into baggage claim because it’s 2 $3000, left handed, vintage Paul McCartney basses packed in one bag. The gentleman assured me that I’d have it handed to me upon arrival. It isn’t designed to go through the rough handling of people I’ve never met or trusted. So I got to Denver and waited at the gate until someone told me, “oh no that’s gonna be down in baggage claim” Needless to say, I’m scared to death and I don’t even know where $6000 worth of instruments of mine, is right now. I wish people would communicate when they promise things."
Pros: "I got super lucky and had three seats to myself, it's a long flight just over 12hrs and good sleep is precious. The entertainment options were excellent and I watched some great first run movies. Food was quite good with options, beverage service standard. Restrooms were readily accessible and "clean.""
Cons: "We left SFO an hour late waiting for a handful of late passengers - good for them though, eh? The rest of the passengers on plane were packed in like sardines. Seemed to me that too much space on plane dedicated to the premium 'cabins' for the uber rich, but they were interesting to look at."
Cons: "no aisle seat"
Pros: "See above"
Cons: "See above"
Cons: "Had to pay for Direct TV."
Pros: "It was perfect"
Pros: "Nice service"
Cons: "Plug by me didn't work"
Pros: "Nothing really stands out as exceptional"
Cons: "The snack mix... that was absolutely disgusting. It was an Asian-style snack mix and I was just hoping for something like pretzels, or peanuts. Not a ball of wasabi"
Pros: "Boarding, friendly staff"
Cons: "One of our tv's didnt work on the flight. All flights should have free movies. Flying into Florida we were able to enjoy a movie but on the flight back home everything (even a regular tv channel) had to be purchased."
Pros: "Excellent food service, fast ground crew and comfortable seats. On return we were diverted due to weather but Customer Service kept everyone informed and was on top of everything."
Pros: "Professionalisam, friendliness and smiles of United stewards."
Cons: "We weren't accommodated when asked to be seated next to each other."
Cons: "Seat wouldn't recline and I was having a broken leg in a cast I had to keep straight"
Pros: "Not much. I'll fly Spirit when available unless you update personal item measurements."
Cons: "Personal item smaller thanSpirit. Please update to reflect Spirits new size allowance. Despite careful packing I was disappointed that I had to pay $50 for bag check. Two weeks ago I flew on Spirit with the same bag and had no problem with their size allowances which are just a bit more generous than United. I had purchased the bag precisely for this type of flight. An extra 1/2 inch would have saved me the $50."
Pros: "Safe landing in windy conditions."
Cons: "Air-con failure delayed departure. No complimentary food or OH. Poor legroom. Nothing"
Pros: "Our seats weren't changed on us, as it was going to Florida"
Pros: "Nothing at all literaly"
Cons: "Walked in with 45 mins to spare my girlfriend took JetBlue we got there at the same time they put my girlfriend on united put me on a flight a hour later on stand by I didn't know what this meant I don't fly often come to find out the man at the front basically just screwed me they tell me there are no more seats I need to go on a flight that was originally for 5 but delayed to 6 obviously now I am upset I am admittedly easing my voice who wouldn't to speak to a manager a man tells me to come down or he is getting security and I will be removed I say once more I want a manger he gets security THEN GET THIS THAT WAS THE MANAGER LOL who just did not want to help because he is lazy and dosent like his job then when 6 30 finally rolls around the temperature in the plane had to be on 80 at the end of my flight my shorts were soaked in sweat DONOT EVER FLY UNITES EVER"
Pros: "Would never fly this airline again felt like a number / a sardine in a can"
Cons: "Staff was awful and acted as if they were just going through the motions and didn't listen to me"
Pros: "I didn't like anything"
Cons: "They say I miss check in by 1min. There was no more flights to NY. I told them to connect me to Bradley in Connecticut, they say no they can only get me flights on. My original destination. In which they don't have any. They send me all the way to Newark. So i had to find my way to NY then to CT. The TSA officers that work at this airline are awful. Overall experience was horrible. I would give it zero stars if I can."
Pros: "Timely boarding"
Pros: "The people that work for the company are good, professional...But: No leg room if over 6'; Everything extra $--water, $45 for a CARRY ON! $59.00 membership to save $9.00 off your bag; can you do the math? YELLOW advertising is just to make you hungry--but no food!"
Cons: "I was in Group 5, and by the time boarding was complete with group 2, there was no more room in the overhead bins for carry on luggage. This meant that Groups 3-5 needed to gate check carry on bags and then pick them up in the Baggage Claim at ORD. This added unnecessary time to the end of my journey. I'll look around at other airlines before I fly United again. Jet Blue, on the other hand (from ORD to FLL) was great!!"
Pros: "Asked why is there no leg room to even move your legs or drink a glass of water without hitting the person next to you . Response you can upgrade for 50$ be semi cramped. I'm not a big guy 511 180 this was the worst I have ever flown . If you where lucky to fall asleep the attendants would hit you with cart. Not once not twice but 4 times ."
Cons: "We have been members of Star Alliance for over 20 years with millions of miles in the book, and though I have avoid flying with the US companies of the Alliance, we too United round trip to Miami via Fort Lauderdale, flying down I was surprised that with the short flight the in flight entertainment was not free? We paid extra for extra leg room and exit seats, though what was left was given away free, which felt a bit unfair for those who paid in advance extra? Most traumatic was on the return trip, at the gate as we were removed from our prepaid seats, due to the fact that the ground crew checking us in asked us abruptly weather we could assist in the case of emergency, I replied, "Yes", but my partner was confused and did not understood the question nor the context as to what or why she was being asked! As I tried to explained that she was German and that the question had confused her and didn't primped reply, the crew stope us from boarding the flight, and demanded that our seats be changed for someone who could understand English! We explained that we both understood and spoke English perfectly well... But no one was going to reason with us and quickly removed us from our seats and had us put into the back sectioned which was without extralegal room and proceeded to give our seat out to another couple who volunteered... Without charging extra... It was appalling their behavior and unreasonable gestures towards their customers and at that a Gold member of the Alliance. We will no longer book flights with United no matter what comes, even if we have to fly around the world to get there pay triple etc. It felt a hint of racism and with the state of things, I do hope others take heed in consideration of flying with this airline. Thank you"
Pros: "crew, takeoff, landing and flight were good on each flight. no complaints there."
Cons: "from COS to FLL: first flight was late taking off. connecting flight was on time. this is a bad combination. i was literally seconds from missing my connecting flight, and that was after sprinting from one terminal to another. captain on the first flight announced that takeoff was delayed because they were waiting for flight charts to finish downloading. really? WELL THEN GET THERE 20 MINUTES EARLIER AND BE PREPARED TO LEAVE *ON TIME* SO THAT PASSENGERS DON'T MISS (OR NEARLY MISS) THEIR CONNECTIONS!!!"
Pros: "Late, very late. Kept saying 20 minutes, just 20 more minutes. It was over an hour and a half late. Poor communication. Lost my luggage and blamed it on bahamas air even though it got stuck in houston."
Pros: "Please do a better job of keeping your customers informed about cancellations of flights in the event of a storm or emergency..."
Cons: "No one try to reach out to me let me know my flight was canceled I had to find that out on the day I was supposed to travel"
Pros: "Nothing to like"
Cons: "On Friday I was unable to fly to Fort Lauderdale Florida due to airport close due to hurricane. United Airlines refused to refund my money even them knowing there was no way I was able to use the ticket because I never made it to Florida. Airline companies are bunch of thiefs."
Pros: "The crew was very courteous and I lost my boarding pass and I was so worried but when I got off my first flight there was a rep for united at the gate who told me how to get a new one it was awesome"
Pros: "I like the prompt service at the receiving end."
Cons: "That everything needed to be hurry up when there was plenty of time to do what needed to be done. I was given a ticket for some one else together with mine. ..."
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and helpful"
Cons: "The person I sat next to talked my ears off the whole flight lol"
Pros: "Friendly stewardesses, and decent leg room"
Cons: "Terrible experience with my baggage and your company's customer service, or lack thereof of."
Pros: "United flight fine but only one TSA person working and one security line open for hundreds of passengers. Many including myself ready to miss our flights. Poor coordination between airport, number of flights scheduled and AirPort personal working."
Cons: "My seat was randomly switched from my first selection and I got a horrible seat and was unable to regain my original seat selection. Very uncomfortable seating. The staff was nice, but not overly friendly."
Cons: "A caramel waffle is definitely better than salted pretzel sticks but the airline should at least offer chips or cookies."
Pros: "Crew was very cooperative."
Cons: "Seats were not together we were 3 kids and 2 adults all seats were separate. Crew solve the problem anyway."
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