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    I am still at the airport
    Summary
    We've been delayed for about 24 hours now. ANd there is nothing Frontier is doing.
    Full Fright
    I am a medical student in Omaha and took a quick trip out to Durango with friends. The airplane broke down before the scheduled departure, the mechanic was not available, I missed my connection in Denver and have been here for the last 24-27 hours. Apparently Frontier does not work with other airlines - or other airlines don't work with Frontier. The two men at the gate where I was on standby were less than courteous, the ladies at the customer desk were nice but unhelpful. They have no way of c..
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    Frontier is the absolute worst
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    Frontier Airlines is the absolute worst in an already terrible industry.They treat their customers - you know, the people that keep them in business - like wallets with people attached.
    Full Fright
    $2 for a soda, $2 to pick your seat (which you can't get around if you're booking your flight online), and you pay for CARRY ON bags. If you can't manage to cram your carry on into the device they have at the gate that determines if your bag is considered a carry on by size, then it's $50 (MANDATORY) to check it at the gate. When I asked for a glass of water to make a bottle for my infant daughter during the flight, they charged me for it. Taking a 4-hour flight and plan to watch the in-flight m..
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    made my 2 year old sit alone
    Summary
    we booked seats on frontier 3 in a row for my husband, 2 year old son and i. Frontier screwed up the boarding passes and put my 2 year old in a row with strangers, my husband in another row and me in a 3rd row. although passengers were willing to switch the pilot/stewardesses were not willing to let us make changes because they were in a rush to leave. I kid you not. (excuse the pun) They are out of their minds.
    Full Fright
    I flew from Trenton to MSP on FrontierAirlines. When booking my flight I made sure to choose three seats in a row one for my husband, one for myself and one for my 2 year old son. when they printed out the boarding passes they separated all 3 of us and put my 2 year old son in a row by himself. needless to say all the neighboring passengers were more than willing to switch seats (no one wanted to sit next to a screaming 2 year old) but the stewardesses were so unbelievably obnoxious they were ye..
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    Bullied to pay!!!
    Summary
    Attendant took our itinerary, asked us to measure our two bags. They were fit the smaller frame which was 18 x 14 x 8. But she insisted on that we need to have them checked-in. And looked at her watch, said the gate will be closed in 5 minutes... She says if we did not pay $50.00, we would be paying $70.00 when boarding at the gate. We thought that Frontier Airlines did not allow any personal belongings to get on the airplane. So, we hurriedly but reluctantly gave her the credit card paying $50...
    Full Fright
    After we had security check to the waiting area by the gate, the airplane just arrived. The passengers were starting to get out of the plane. It was not the gate closed. It still had 45 minutes. To my shocked was the passengers out and in with luggage were all bigger than ours. We were allowed to have carry-ons and bags! I asked some of them who did not pay for any fees. I talked to the attendant by the gate what happened to us with our bags, she handed me the "FLYFRONTIER.COM" card and told me ..
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    We were treated poorly and forced to pay fee $50.00 for personal items by a front desk.
    Summary
    We got the Orlando airport.The front desk lady attendant took our itinerary asked us to measure the our two bags. They were fit the smaller frame which was 18x14x8. But she insisted on that we need to have them checked-in. We did not want to because bags were not the size of carry-on so that we did not want to waiting for the luggage when we arrive to TTN. So we moved in the items out to make room in the bags.
    Full Fright
    She gave us contempt look and said the air plane had 5 minutes to close the gate. We asked if we could just checking one piece because the other one was empty. She rudely replied that it was our problem. She kept reminding us that it was us who was trying to change airline policy. She says, if we did not pay $50.00 we would be paying $70.00 when boarding at the gate. We thought that Frontier airline did not allow any personal belongs to get on the air plane. So, we were hurriedly but reluctan..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    Lies and Deceit!
    Summary
    Frontier Airlines is a company full of lies and deceit. Scheming their way to get the most of your money but offer less of their services!
    Full Fright
    My sister came out to Portland from Minnesota on Frontier. She was not charged for carry-on luggage on her way out, but she was charged $50 for the trip back. Moreover, the daughter and mother she was flying with was suddenly charged $150 extra dollars. I will never fly Frontier for their lies and deceit.
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    Tex Tucson

    From:   Portland  
    To:   Minnesota
    Flight Date: 8/6/2014
  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    Charged for "oversized" carry-on bag at the connection!
    Summary
    I flew from Cincinnati to Bozeman, connecting through Denver.My trip was to go fly fishing in Montana, so I had an expensive fly rod with me. I checked in and boarded in Cincinnati with no problem. But not in Denver.
    Full Fright
    In Denver the gate agent refused to let me board because my fly rod did not fit the size requirements. I said "they had no problem with it in Cincinnati" to which he replied "well I wasn't in Cincinnati." I asked for a supervisor who said the same thing. When I asked for her name, she said she didn't have to give it to me. Then I was charged $35 to check the rod.If I had known beforehand, it would have cost only $15 at online check-in. This was, hands down, the worst customer service I hav..
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    Frontier is the worst EVER!!!
    Summary
    Hands down the WORST airline I have ever dealt with in my life!!! Be prepared to be nickel and dime'd for everything you can possibly think of. I will never fly this company again, and I personally will enjoy hearing about it going bankrupt and out of business.
    Full Fright
    Here are a few charges you can expect: 1) charge to pick seat, which is NOT optional 2) luggage charge (standard) 3) carry on charge of $35 (Really!!!) 4) beverage/snack charge 5) if there are any problems or changes in your flight, be prepared to be raped Never again Frontier, NEVER EVER AGAIN!!!!!!
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    We couldn't check the bags in but we have to pay the check in fee???
    Summary
    When it is to their gain, everything is possible with Frontier. They'll make you pay for everything but wouldn't provide the services needed.
    Full Fright
    I was on a flight with Frontier that was delayed 7 hours. There was no contact from the airline to me (phone, text or email) alerting me of the delay. When I arrived to the airport, I was informed that I could not check my bag but still had to pay the $25 checked bag fee. I then had to dump all of my liquids from my bag so it could go through security. We were then delayed another 90 minutes while sitting on the plane at the gate, at which point flight attendants informed us we could pay for bev..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    screw the customer tactic
    Summary
    I am very bothered by this kind of treatment the passengers get from Frontier.
    Full Fright
    I fly Frontier only when I have to, that is, when there are virtually no other choices. I don't mind some product differentiation in which they charge extra for "extras", but it is completely ridiculous that they intentionally won't allow people traveling together to sit together without paying an extra fee. Also, charging for carry-on bags is very annoying, but I can live with it. The Frontier company attitude appears to be one of "screw the customer", and as one who works with customers all th..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    We thought we had the best deal with the least expensive fair
    Summary
    The least expensive airfare looks like a lot of savings but I guess we wrong
    Full Fright
    We flew Frontier from Trenton to Tampa because the flight appeared to be the least expensive and because of the convenience of Trenton Airport. It was a mistake that we will never make again! No free luggage at all - the first piece checked in costs $25. If you have a carry, it costs even more - $35. When we factor in $8 a day for parking at Trenton Airport, we ended paying more than what we would have flying other airlines. The flight was delayed both ways. The fight from Trenton was over an ho..
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    Terrible experience
    Summary
    FRONTIER YOU NEED TO HIRE MORE PEOPLE SO YOU CAN GET YOUR LINES UNDER CONTROL.
    Full Fright
    NO!!!! Just stay away! I fly mainly Southwest, Decided to give Frontier a try. Flight to Denver from ST Louis Delayed 2hrs: fine.Huge line by the way, several people thought we'd all miss our flights. Flight from Denver to St Louis DISASTER! Got to airport 1hr and 40mins early. Stood in line FOREVER (boarding pass already printed, bags already paid for). Get to baggage counter scan my ticket and the screen reads "your plane is boarding soon" then it goes back to the main screen. The lady then te..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    We spent $250 for bags alone?!?!
    Summary
    I never thought we'd spend this much for carry on bags!
    Full Fright
    My family and I also had a horrible experience with Frontier and will never fly them again. We had no idea that we would have to pay $35 for carry-ons and $25 for checked baggage. We would have packed differently if we had known this. Each of my children had a small rolling suitcase which we ended up checking and it cost us $250 total extra for the trip. I feel like they robbed us! This extra charge is not common practice among any other airlines I have flown before. Then we get on the plane to ..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    Charges for anything extra
    Summary
    I am so frustrated with Frontier's new policies to charge you extra for everything: seat assignment, carry-on bag, checked bag, coffee on the flight, etc.
    Full Fright
    I'm sure they will be charging for seat belts soon. Frontier used to be my favorite airline, but now I avoid them at all costs. I am happy to pay a little extra (or not in many cases) to fly Southwest Airlines where they still let you check a bag for free and carry on a bag with your personal item. If Southwest isn't available, I look for anything other than Frontier now. We are spreading the word and on my recent flight from Cincinnati, I heard several passengers complaining saying they wouldn'..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    Our group agreed not to fly Frontier again
    Summary
    Check in was slow and unfriendly. My seat on the way to my destination was slouched to the right and the cushion was worn below the frame so I had two hours of metal frame for a seat. The story goes on...
    Full Fright
    Costs for drinks are what they are, but the crew could offer the complimentary cup of water or the charge for bottled. Also if you have to delay a flight 2.5 hours and not update the flight information on the boards I highly suggest you use the intercom when calling to finally board. I appreciate that I was nearly left behind after being told that You were being screamed at to close the doors yet could not properly inform passengers that the plane planning to leave. But here is my favorite part ..
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    They both fit under my seat
    Summary
    I'd rather drive back home than pay unnecessary and ridiculous charges.
    Full Fright
    Charged for a cary on, charged to make a seat selection and they won't tell you what seat you have. IF your bag is to big at the gate $100 to gate check. I'm driving home. Frontier I hope your listening.
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    Their charges are overwhelming
    Summary
    Do not be fooled by the low cost of airfare they promote because after they nickel and dime you, it would be a totally different story.
    Full Fright
    Denver to SFO, July 2nd. This is an inferior airline due to its policies and poor customer service. It is a myth that it costs less when you are done with their nickle and diming. The flight crews are fine, it is everything leading up to it. The extra charges are over the top. The only thing that does not cost is a glass of water and using the toilet but I would not be surprised if this will change. I witnessed a young woman traveling with a baby who had paid for a checked bag. When she decided ..
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    Nightmare on Frontier
    Summary
    I purchased my ticket from Phoenix to Fairbanks through a 3rd party. While price comparing, I checked Frontier's bag policy before booking my flight and it read 1 carry on and 1 checked bag aloud so I booked the flight. Today while trying to check in, I see the fees for bags, more for a carry on than a checked bag. I call to inquire about the misinformation, while on hold for 45 min, I hear the recording about the bundles, ok, now I understand but when I checked the site, I found that confusing.
    Full Fright
    I continued to check in and after three hours of trying to check in I called customer "no service" about the baggage information misunderstanding, and the inability to check in. All she said was that I should have booked through their site, I would have better information regarding the baggage policy, even though I went to their site to obtain the baggage policy. When I asked her about my ability to check in, she said I have to make sure I have the ability to print or it won't check me in. I tol..
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  • FURTHER FLIGHT FRIGHT
    Some are ok. Most are not!
    Summary
    Some of the policies and employees are ok and bearable.But most are not.
    Full Fright
    Frontier is very slow to answer their phones. Customer Care won't even talk to you, only by email. The hold times are anywhere from 30 min to an hour on better. I lost my miles with them because I could not talk to a person before they expired and when I finally got to a person I was too late and they said there was nothing they could do. Their no frills flights are OK. You have to buy everything but the employees are nice when you are able to talk to them... Thanks...
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    I could go on and on, but the points above are the biggest red flags and disappointments.
    Summary
    I flew Frontier for the first and last time this past week. I had a business trip and this was the most cost effective airline for me. Then I found a few - no, a lot of negatives.
    Full Fright
    First, my luggage is a rolling carry on that is the appropriate size and fits in any other airline. Frontier forces you to stick it in a sized up box at the counter to be approved to get the carry on onto the flight, and that is for each connecting flight. It's difficult to fit in and I noticed a few people who were charged $50 per bag to have it checked because it did not fit. I lucked out, but had to go through the ordeal all over again at my connecting flight in Denver and was told my bag wou..
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    Nothing but GREED!
    Summary
    I booked a flight for my sister to visit us - flying from Oklahoma City to Portland, Oregon on June 20, 2014. I booked with one carry-on bag and was charged $25. After speaking with my sister, she indicated that she preferred to check 2 bags. I phoned Frontier but got a message that due to heavy volume my wait would be 36 minutes. So while waiting, I sent an email with my request. I got a reply saying that due to heavier volume they would get to me as soon as possible. That was on May 30. Today ..
    Full Fright
    Customer By Web Form - 05/30/2014 10:23 AM: I would like to be refunded for the carry-on baggage fee for this trip. My sister will not have any carry-on luggage. Please credit my credit card that this trip was charged to. I paid for the trip with my credit card. Please inform me when this occurs. PS: I am on the phone right now trying to contact you about this matter and I have a 36 min wait. Ridiculous. Auto-Response - 05/30/2014 10:23 AM: "We are currently receiving a high volume of emails...
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 They don't get anything right. 

Jason

 But Frontier has LIED, telling AMEX we flew all four segments which is an absolute lie! 

Sage

 This airline is an absolute joke, they nickel and dime you for everything, there is no customer service, and apparently the idea of a flight going as planned is impossible. With the arrival of United and Delta to our area never again will I fly with Frontier 

pissed_passenger

 Traveling Frontier has been one of the worst experiences I have ever had. Rude, disrespectful and completely unhelpful. I would highly discourage traveling with them 

Lander

 "I detect an accent. Do you understand English?" - Frontier staff... This is clearly discrimination!! 

Helena