Frontier Airlines Summer Travel Tips
FlyFrontier.com Offers More Choice, Perks and Value
DENVER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the busy summer travel season now here, Frontier Airlines would like to remind travelers of a few tips to make summer travel go as smoothly as possible.
Booking a Flight
Frontier offers customers several Fare Options to customize the travel experience with the amenities and services each customer desires. For customers that want more flexibility, more amenities, and the easiest travel experience, Frontier offers Classic and Classic Plus fares. Classic fares include SELECT seating near the front of the aircraft, discounted upgrades to STRETCH seating, two free checked bags, no itinerary change fees, and 25% bonus EarlyReturns frequent flyer mileage earn. Classic Plus fares are fully refundable and include STRETCH seating with up to seven additional inches of legroom, a complimentary alcoholic beverage, two free checked bags, no change fees, and 50% bonus of EarlyReturns® frequent flyer mileage earn. The benefits and amenities for each of Frontier’s Fare options are available at FlyFrontier.com/plan-book/fare-options.
Classic and Classic Plus fares are available on Frontier’s website at FlyFrontier.com. These fares may also be booked through Frontier’s valued booking partner Orbitz and through your travel agent. Currently, Orbitz.com is the exclusive online travel agency with these customer offerings, available at the same fares and terms and providing all the same benefits as offered at FlyFrontier.com.
When booking Frontier travel at FlyFrontier.com. Frontier guarantees that customers will always receive the best travel value with its Best Fare Guarantee as detailed at FlyFrontier.com/customer-service/best-fare-guarantee. Booking at FlyFrontier.com offers customers more choice, more perks and more savings.
When checking in, all customers should check-in online at FlyFrontier.com before arriving at the airport. Customers who check-in online can save time and money.
At the airport customers will save time by dropping off their checked bags in the designated Bag Drop lane at the Frontier ticket counter. All customers and baggage must be checked-in no later than 45 minutes before flight departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes before flight departure for international flights. With busy airports and longer security lines due to increased summer travel, Frontier recommends arriving at the airport at least two hours in advance of all flights.
Customer checking bags will save money when they check-in online at FlyFrontier.com – Frontier customers traveling on Basic and Economy Fare options will pay only $20 to check a first bag when purchased during on-line check-in at FlyFrontier.com. As previously announced, the fee for a first checked bag will increase to $25 when purchased at airport check-in for all Economy and Basic tickets booked on or after June 2, 2013 for travel on or after July 11, 2013.
Classic and Classic Plus tickets continue to receive two free checked bags.
Effective July 1, 2013, customers who purchase Economy or Basic Fare Options will be charged $1.99 for coffee, tea, soda and juice. All on-board purchases require use of a credit or debit card. Non-alcoholic beverages will continue to be free for Ascent and Summit level EarlyReturns® members, as well as for all customers who purchase Classic and Classic Plus Fare Options, when showing a boarding pass or EarlyReturns® membership card.
With these changes, all customers will now receive a full can of soda or juice and customers choosing coffee and tea will be offered free refills. In addition, Frontier will be making improvements to its beverage selection by introducing several premium brands from its home state of Colorado – Celestial Seasonings hot tea, Boyer's Premium 100% Arabica coffee, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory hot chocolate.
These items join Frontier’s extensive onboard catering selection that includes a variety of buy on board snacks and snack boxes, alcoholic beverages, and premium beverages.
Finally Frontier encourages customers to sign up for email updates at FlyFrontier.com/email-alert to receive special discounts and promotions only available to Frontier’s email subscribers. Special offers are also available by following us on Twitter at Twitter.com/FlyFrontier or by liking us on Facebook at Facebook.com/FlyFrontier.
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RJET ) .
About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RJET ) , an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.
Kate O’Malley, 720-374-4560
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