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Monday, March 31, 2008

Living in Costa Rica but desire to travel to other Latin and Caribbean Countries yet the high cost holds you back? Where else Spirit Airlines flies

Hey, though those of us living in Costa Rica LIVE IN PARADISE, sometimes ya just gotta have a change of pace!

Or, sometimes our friends visiting us want to explore other countries/lands as well!

It's not always so easy and it often can be quite costly/expensive!


My Australian friend Suzanne wanted to fly from here/Costa Rica to Peru. Most of the airlines and travel agencies she spoke with in Costa Rica quoted her around $1200!!

I called my friend Rocio (a BEAUTIFUL Spirit!) from Peru and she gave me the hint to look into flying on Spirit Airlines.

Since Spirit's Hub is Ft. Lauderdale, Suzanne had to first fly to Ft. Lauderdale and overnight (she found a room with Free Airport Transfers, Continental Breakfast and WiFi at Holiday Inn Express for under $80 with taxes through http://www.HotelClub.net, she STILL saved around $500 by flying on Spirit Airlines (that savings factors in the hotel for the one night near the airport)!!

She could have saved LOTS more if she could have traveled on a later date to take advantage of those amazing Spirit Air deals you sign up for on their website (https://www.spiritair.com/welcome.aspx?pg=9dfcsignup) as well as if she was not traveling during Samana Santa. If she could have gone 3 weeks later I believe the whole trip would have been around $450 or possibly even less from CR to Peru!!


This is a GOOD hint, especially for those living in Costa Rica needing a change of pace or 90-day Visa run!


Where else Spirit Air flies to (outside the U.S.):
ARUBA
BAHAMAS - Nassau, San Salvador
CAYMEN ISLANDS - Grand Cayman
COLUMBIA - Bogata, Cartagena
COSTA RICA
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Santo Domingo, Punta Cana
GUATAMALA - Guatamala City
HAITI - Port au Prince
HONDURAS - San Pedro Sula
JAMAICA - Kingston, Montego Bay
MEXICO - Cancun
NICARAGUA - Managua
PANAMA - Panama City
PERU - Lima
PUERTO RICO - San Jan, Aguadilla, Ponce
TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS - Providenciales
USVI - US VIRGIN ISLAND - St. Thomas, St. Maarten


Do you have other cheap travel hints for traveling to/from Costa Rica??? E- me at LivingLifeInCostaRica@gmail.com

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2 comments:

heals said...

Vicki, my friends and I are planning a wonderful vacation to Costa in May - we can't wait!

We've been following your blog and planning out trip. So far, we are going to visit Tamarindo, the Cloud Forest, and lots of volcanoes!

Do you have any other suggestions? Hopefully, we get to come by your guesthouse too! lol

Prof. X said...

Hi Vicki, I'm traveling to Costa with heals in May (we are soooo excited). I would love to stop by your guest house if you will have us? I can only imagine the stories you must have!