Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Boston to Tampa
JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines and American Airlines have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from Boston to Tampa. Confirm policies on booking site.
Delta and LATAM Airlines do not allow booking a middle seat on flights from Boston to Tampa.
The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days.
With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21);
There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa;
Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces;
Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19);
Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction;
B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities;
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.
All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane.
Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure.
Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel.
US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form.
Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.
Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.??
Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.?
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An average nonstop flight takes 3h 12m, covering a distance of 1186 miles.
There are 403 (nonstop) flights between Boston and Tampa per week, averaging 57 per day.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Spirit Airlines ($20) and Multiple Airlines ($44), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Spirit Airlines ($47) and Multiple Airlines ($69).
JetBlue (15 times daily), Hawaiian Airlines (15 times daily), American Airlines (8 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
From Boston to Tampa, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Tampa back to Boston , the best deals are generally found on Friday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of Boston you will be using Boston Logan Intl, often referred to as Boston Airport. You will be landing at Tampa, also known as Tampa Airport.
For travelers who like art, stop by the Public Services Information Booth in Boston Logan International Airport to receive information on the different exhibits in each terminal. If you would like a massage, manicure, or pedicure, go to the Classique Salon that can be found in Terminal C.
In addition to the Mamava Nursing Suites that are in every terminal, Boston Logan International Airport also has 3 Kidsport play zones in Terminals A, B, and C. These play areas have many games, books, and puzzles, as well as televisions that play child-friendly programs and designated seating for parents.
If you would like to stay somewhere affordable, book a room at the La Quinta Inn Tampa Bay Airport, which has a free shuttle to Tampa International Airport and is a 20m drive from Busch Gardens. The Hilton Tampa Airport Westshore is a chic hotel that also has a shuttle service and is 5 mi from the city’s convention center.
You will find the Rental Car Center inside of the Red and Blue baggage claim area of Tampa International Airport. There are 8 onsite rental companies, including Alamo and National, as well as 7 offsite companies that provide their customers with a free shuttle to their primary office location. All onsite companies keep their cars parked within walking distance of the airport.
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Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Tampa from Boston up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Seat fine. Crew fine. Good communication"
Cons: "I don’t like fees piled up fees. I’d rather pay once."
Cons: "Entertainment screen for my seat and many seats by me did not . work at all."
Cons: "Cleanup didn’t happen from a storm two days earlier. So ATC slowed or cancelled everything."
Pros: "JetBlue voluntarily offered a credit for a <5 hr delay (minimum time that it is required). It was 4 hours and they didn’t HAVE to offer a credit but they did. Also they kept us informed throughout the delay, and boarded the redirected plane quickly when it did arrive."
Cons: "Didn’t appreciate the delay of 4 hours particularly during the holidays, but did appreciate how JetBlue stepped up in this situation."
Pros: "Everything but the 1hr. delay."
Cons: "The 1hr. delay."
Pros: "The pilot came out and made an announcement. It was very nice to see a pilot out of the cockpit talking to us. We had a slightly delayed departure due to refueling issues, but all passengers seemed quite pleased that the captain was visible and communicating this information so clearly and directly,"
Cons: "2 hour delay"
Cons: "The little child next to me keep kicking my legs"
Cons: "Flight was delayed an hour! Not happy about that!"
Pros: "Entertainment. Crew was friendly. Captain very informative."
Cons: "The plane looks and feels old and beat up."
Cons: "Entertainment services were glitchy. Couldn’t start the movie on my console until 15 min after the movie started. There’s no rewind/pause function so was out of luck."
Pros: "I didnr like they charged 75 euro to carry on luggage"
Cons: "Wi fi didn’t work"
Cons: "Reclining seat broken 8C. Delayed boarding"
Pros: "Crew was pleasant. Girl over the intercom was very clear!"
Cons: "Delayed. Supposed to land in Tampa at 11:25pm we landed at 12:50am plane looked old and run down"
Pros: "Nice staff"
Cons: "Air pressure not good. TV didn’t work. This is the 4th time I flew Jet Blue and had trouble with the pressure and the TV not working"
Pros: "On time, ease of boarding, airline friendly staff"
Pros: "Great boarding process. Friendly flight crew. Went like a breeze"
Cons: "Very rude lady passenger in front of us, even her husband said she was being rude."
Pros: "Being on time is the most important thing for me! Thank you for landing earlier."
Pros: "Always great!"
Pros: "on time"
Cons: "limited choice for snack and very small portion."
Pros: "very pleasant ..."
Cons: "The flight was originally scheduled to leave Boston at 8:50 pm and I would get back to Tampa, FL at 12:03 am. I still had to drive an hour to get back to Sarasota which meant I would get home by 1:03 am. I figured that would still give me enough time to sleep before getting to work. Unfortunately, the flight was delayed and I didn't leave Boston until 10:30 pm and I got into Tampa around 2:10 am. I'm not happy that I got home at such a late hour since I had to be at work by 9 am."
Pros: "Ability to change reservation so easily"
Cons: "That I made reservation for wrong time!"
Cons: "Dirty tray and seat area."
Pros: "2 hr delay very rushed boarding"
Cons: "C above"
Cons: "3.5h delay"
Pros: "It was fine"
Cons: "It was fine"
Pros: "Friendly service"
Cons: "Getting parked in the wheelchair parking lot"
Cons: "Delay, delay, delay."
Pros: "Everything was wonderful"
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "I just really appreciate the staff ,the attitudes are wonderful always there ready to help you. And the airplanes are very comfortable and roomy. And it seems like my flights are always on time or early."
Pros: "We arrived earlier than expected and easy boarding."
Pros: "The space, and communication"
Cons: "We had to wait for catorerS"
Pros: "JetBlue in general"
Cons: "Seating area was a bit messy. Not horrible but not super clean."
Pros: "JetBlue did a good job, as usual."
Cons: "There was a screaming Infant in the seat next to me that continued to scream for the first hour and a half. I requested earplugs, and wore them under my 34 dB noise isolating earmuffs (which were made for use at a gun range). The screaming was still loud enough to give me the worst headache that I've had in 4 years. Once this baby stopped, the baby in the row behind me began to scream and the one across the isle from him/her joined in. I would happily rebook with JetBlue if there was an option to not be seated within 5 rows of a toddler."
Cons: "It was late about 30 minutes. But the overall was good."
Cons: "Delays. Poor communication."
Pros: "Comfort Price"
Pros: "All good"
Pros: "Perfect in time flights"
Pros: "Everything else was fantastic."
Cons: "I should not have to wait over thirty minutes to retrieve my bag."
Pros: "As usual, everything was excellent! Traveling can be very stressful for some people, but I really recommend traveling with JetBlue; personally I feel like I'm at home, very comfortable. Thank you and keep up the good work!"
Pros: "JetBlue always provides quality service and is a consistent product."
Pros: "info was good"
Cons: "waiting for more then 2h and no offer for drinks or anything"
Cons: "Our tvs were broken"
Pros: "Well organized and easy to check in."
Cons: "Nothing, really. Airlines unfortunately can’t make people patient or polite, & I can’t afford a private jet, so I’ll have to settle for an eye roll or twelve."
Cons: "No mechanical failures or delays would be nice"
Cons: "The inoperative TV screens should be repaired."
Pros: "Was boarded promptly"
Pros: "this is the airline"
Cons: "Plane was late taking off. Crew did not provide water when requested. They were busy with beverages that they could sell at a cost."
Cons: "Better allergy aware food."
Pros: "Seating was fine"
Cons: "Did not have a wheelchair waiting for my wife when we arrived in LAX"
Pros: "We left early"
Pros: "Arrived ahead of time"
Cons: "After we boarded and were already sitting in our sits the stewardess came and removed our bags from the overhead compartment for another person with a larger bag! We ended up storing our bags under the sits in-front. The way it was done it was rude and with no consideration for our comfort."
Cons: "Delays, delays, delays... first class ticket from BOS to MSP got me a 6 hour delay and a middle seat in econ main cabin at the back of the plane. Delta you suck!"
Pros: "On time. Connecting through Atlanta is quick and efficient"
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "Easy and quick"
Cons: "No complaints"
Pros: "Nothing in particular stands out."
Cons: "The boarding process seemed backward, took longer than usual to board the plane."
Pros: "On time! Easy boarding!"
Cons: "They had problems with both the wifi and the entertainment system. Super friendly crew further."
Cons: "insufficient overhead luggage space"
Pros: "Food was plenty."
Cons: "Long security lines at Logan. No free WiFi"
Pros: "We were in the plane for 3 hours before we could depart. No one offered us a drink or snack."
Pros: "Comfort Plus allowed us to board early, useful USB ports."
Pros: "Service vey Good. Nice choices. Comfort seating very nice"
Cons: "WiFi awful. Useless."
Cons: "The volume controls on the tv we’re pretty poor. Was either too loud or too soft with only 5-6 volume settings."
Pros: "on time, good food, good films enough space to sleep in economy."
Cons: "the stewardess only went up one side of the plane offering eye shades and when i asked for one she seemed really miffed."
Pros: "We landed earlier than expected"
Cons: "Bathroom was very smelly"
Pros: "On Time"
Cons: "No opportunity to purchase additional food"
Pros: "The staff. They were very helpful and polite!"
Cons: "We didn’t leave on time"
Pros: "i liked the aircraft and the fact that you could watch movies on your phone!"
Cons: "you couldn't hear the staff when they started boarding the plane"
Cons: "Got put on standby despite having purchased my ticket over 1 month in advance"
Pros: "gate staff were great"
Cons: "plane cabin staff looked overworked"
Pros: "Whole thing was easy, plane was nicely updated on the interior"
Cons: "Much older plane. Not as comfortable as some other planes I've been on."
Pros: "Nice people. Very helpful."
Cons: "LOST MY BAG IN BOSTON BEFORE EVEN TAKING OFF!!!! Did not make it, and then won't deliver it when it makes it to Kathmandu! This is most distressing."
Cons: "Missed our connection. Spent the night in Minneapolis. Luckily we had no urgent reason to get home to."
Cons: "Jet airways sucks"
Pros: "Everything was just right"
Cons: "My email read check into Aeromexico I could not check in the Aeromexico using my phone I was dropped off at the Aeromexico terminal after standing in line for half an hour I find I was in the wrong terminal I needed to be in a different terminal with Delta because Aeromexico even on my reservation read that does not fly to Tampa. I had to find a shuttle to another terminal the shuttlesare not marked it was very confusing"
Pros: "Friendly but efficient. Allowed me to keep my bag with me without a fight."
Pros: "Delta service and conford are great."
Cons: "Pay for wifi"
Pros: "Was a nice flay , thanks"
Cons: "No seat assignment prior to arriving at the gate"
Pros: "We were stuck for an hour and a half on the tarmac"
Cons: "We were stuck for an hour and a half on the tarmac"
Pros: "I liked that the security line experiences very mellow, the staff all around was very friendly and nice, the TV's were great and they had free blankets and headsets. It was a very relaxing experience."
Cons: "thought the cabin could have had more heat"
Pros: "Everything else good."
Cons: "Row 36 is a disaster."
Pros: "It doesn't matter how good all of the above were when one of our bags did not make the connection in Atlanta and when it was delivered late at night to my home and it has been torn beyond repair"
Cons: "Bag did not make the connection and it was damaged beyond repair"
Cons: "Free water"
Pros: "Everything went as planned even with the delay for takeoff."
Pros: "The price."
Cons: "Before boardong the Frontier gate rep kept barking on the mic to clear the gate if you wete not group 1. Group 2, etc. She was sharp and had aytitude in her voice. There are better ways to get people to do something than to keep barking at them. A passenger had her cell ph on speaker and was very loud, before take off and immediately at touch down."
Pros: "Great landing"
Cons: "Delayed check in, delayed boarding , delayed take off"
Pros: "All perfect"
Pros: "Its over"
Cons: "The whole experience."
Pros: "Very nice plane Lots of leg room"
Cons: "No snacks (complimentary)"
Pros: "I thought that everything went fine except for the weather delays but I know that is not the fault of the airline."
Pros: "Cheap, comfortable and friendly staff"
Cons: "Getting off the plane took forever on both legs."
Pros: "Absolutely horrible"
Cons: "Frontier is a horrible airline."
Pros: "Needs to get a exit row seat they took care of it with no problem or fee"
Pros: "All good"
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "Everything was smooth. No issues."
Cons: "That they didn't take cash for drink purchases."
Cons: "No food or entertainment, rest terrific"
Cons: "We sat on the plane for over an hour waiting for our plane to take off"
Pros: "No seat back lowering!"
Cons: "One hour late"
Cons: "Waited to take off once boarded for 45 min. Luggage was exptreneky delayed. Only half of the luggage was delivered immediately. Remaining luggage came 25 min later"
Cons: "We were delayed for more than an hour"
Pros: "Just what I wanted. Low price with little notice to get to a family medical crisis. Plane was like new. Easy travel. 30 min early in arrival"
Cons: "Would have liked more than water but preferred the Great price"
Cons: "Lots of delays and cancellations. Customer service is not helpful. They only care about their ticket and will not reschedule you with another airline."
Pros: "I flew for the price, not the amenities. As long as you know you'll get zero services, its AOK."
Pros: "I would never purchase flights from Frontier airlines again!"
Pros: "Aside from a change of gate the everything was wonderful."
Cons: "I had got my boarding pass yesterday, when I checked in they no ever told me the gate was changed. I realized at the last minute something was wrong and started to inquire and found out that the gate had changed."
Pros: "The kind staff"
Cons: "Sitting on the tarmac 2.5 hours upon my arrival On my departure we left over and hour late due to a mechanical problem"
Pros: "Timely arrival"
Cons: "Check in process; higher fees than stated; ridiculous fees for seating and baggage--should I have stood up?..."
Cons: "Worst travel experience ever."
Pros: "Great pilot who had excellent control of the plane"
Cons: "Delayw, delays,delays, charges for everything--even water to drink"
Cons: "hORRIBLE SEATING; CHARGED ME $40 FOR FOLD UP BIKE."
Cons: "We didn't board until around 1 am"
Cons: "Both of my friends had way cheaper flights then me"
Cons: "Wasn't comfortable"
Pros: "Nice staff."
Cons: "Delay later than delay. Then another delay on tarmac."
Pros: "New planes"
Cons: "Delays which affected my scheduled appointments. Other passengers seemed to expect the delays when flying Frontier."
Pros: "good service"
Cons: "not comfortable to sleep and not good leg room"
Cons: "Why can't frontier participate in TSA pre check. I prefer to fly other carriers that do. How does being a budget airline bare on this service?"
Pros: "Everything went off without a hitch"
Pros: "I like the price and the fact that we flew direct"
Cons: "delayed half hour no free drinks cramped seat"
Cons: "Delayed until 3 am"
Pros: "They share food no baby asked me, even to buy."
Cons: "When Kayak exported our data to Frontier it was done incorrectly (Kayak merged our first names and middle initial to form one name). This required I call Frontier (and was on the phone for at least 20 minutes), to correct the error, or it would require a large fee to change our names on-line. This was a great inconvenience."
Pros: "The pricing was nice."
Cons: "The chairs The leg room"
Cons: "The plane was very hot"
Pros: "I like everything from arriving and departing nothing bad to say."
Cons: "Bag fee is expensive."
Cons: "Navigating the web site is nuts. Pre paying for baggage is hard to do"
Pros: "Rigid, modestly padded seatbacks (think DC-3) do not recline at all. Found it difficult to doze."
Cons: "Employees were indifferent to passengers. More concerned with their cell phones"
Cons: "I was needing a wheel chair and got abandoned at the gate in Boston."
Cons: "The honesty"
Cons: "Better Captain"
Pros: "On time schedule departure and early arrival."
Cons: "Seats were a little bit to hard and very little leg room."
Cons: "When I brought the ticket online the told me I can have one little bag and when I got. In the airport they said me I must pay 55$ for my little bag ... and by the time I brought the ticket I could find more airline almost the same price with two free bags ... for me that it’s very unserious company"
Cons: "No entertainment"
Pros: "Smooth boarding. Clean plane. No line at resroom facility."
Pros: "Pretty smooth fight"
Cons: "No complimentary snacks or drinks, plane was very loud during landing, boarding was late"
Cons: "luggage fee was more than usual"
Pros: "Nothing special"
Cons: "Outrageous baggage cost"
Cons: "No comp drinks"
Pros: "Spacious plane"
Cons: "Cockroaches and delays!"
Pros: "There's a restaurant in Corvallis, OR where they advertise "gonzo"cuisine. I consider Spirit "gonzo" air travel. It has a relaxed economical vibe, but it's excellent in everything that matters most."
Cons: "service, delayed for 4hours"
Pros: "Courteous crew"
Cons: "Delayed due to mechanical malfunction"
Cons: "I don’t like at all"
Pros: "Very charismatic and entertaining staff"
Pros: "the plane was half empty so I was able sit in isle seat"
Cons: "that I had to pay $55 For luggage i had small bag with my snacks , map and small feel an table. I also had a small bag for 5 days of clothes but had to pay $55. no savings here."
Cons: "Love everything"
Cons: "All the nickel and dimming, the unprofessional look of the staff and attendants, the inhumane seating and the overall experience."
Cons: "I knew what to expect so I have no complaints."
Cons: "I wish that the baggage cost was not so expensive. Seems crazy to pay that much."
Cons: "Seemed confusing, especially in Atlanta, self help bag check ins weren't working. Short on staff, long line."
Pros: "As good as advertised."
Pros: "Efficient boarding process"
Cons: "2 hour delay"
Pros: "Late departing and arriving"
Cons: "Late departing and arriving. Spirit Staff came on board opened compartment and my crutch crashed on to me."
Cons: "uncooperative staff at check in. seats very very uncomfortable priced higher than jet blue and no drinks offered"
Pros: "Sitting a small seat"
Cons: "5hour delay and ,50dollats for a bag is robbery"
Cons: "2.5 hrs late no apology"
Cons: "Bag limit 40 pound & experience Two bags for 110$"
Pros: "I got to my destination earlier than predicted"
Cons: "I didn’t like that Spirit charges fo snacks and beverages also there were no entertainment on that plane"
Pros: "good trip, excellent service"
Cons: "food prices"
Pros: "Clean airplane"
Cons: "No complimentary snacks and drinks"
Pros: "The staff are friendly and so personable"
Pros: "Clean, honest about 15 min delay"
Cons: "Not applicable"
Pros: "Great value.clean modern plane"
Cons: "Inefficient boarding and no email reminder for check-in. Site didn't recognize my PW. Slow check in."
Cons: "I was charged $110 to bring my dog"
Pros: "I lucked out and ended up with a whole row to myself. Slept like a baby :)"
Cons: "Cheap Bare amenities unless paid for. Would fly short hop only at rock bottom competitive price. Otherwise not worth it."
Pros: "Everyone was so polite"
Cons: "They do not give free soda and cookies no more"
Pros: "Arrived early"
Cons: "Plane was dirty"
Pros: "Was very easy!"
Airlines flying from Boston to Tampa have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Boston to Tampa
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Boston to Tampa
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Boston to Tampa
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Boston to Tampa
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Boston to Tampa