Posted by ER, a resident of the Castlewood neighborhood, on May 16, 2012 at 10:09 am
I see this as newsworthy, in that "who knew" Stockton had an airport with commercial flights. True, this article quotes a lot from the airline's press release. So maybe better if it had said, "Stockton airport now has commercial flights to someplace other than Las Vegas." Which I think is true.
Posted by jimf01, a resident of another community, on May 16, 2012 at 11:10 am jimf01 is a member (registered user) of PleasantonWeekly.com
The deals available on Allegiant can be very attractive, if you like to travel light and no-frills. I took the Stockton to Vegas route with Allegiant. There are fees for everything, including carry-on bags. There is a fee for making a reservation online, which you can avoid by making a reservation at the airport.
But if you want to do that, make sure you show up at the airport when they are open, they have very limited hours, around the times they have departing flights.
Stockton doesn't have much in the way of transit, parking, or rental car options, so get someone to drop you off and pick you up.
Posted by Trudy, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on May 16, 2012 at 3:38 pm
Jim is correct, Allegiant has lots of fees, except when they first start operating a route. My Oakland to Bozeman MT ticket was $89. EW with no baggage fees. Now that that route has been operating for a little while, the ticket price has increased and they have added those huge baggage fees.
Posted by Michelle, a resident of the Laguna Oaks neighborhood, on May 17, 2012 at 10:04 pm
Allegiant's flights are not only cheap, even with all the fees, but having a direct flight to places like Billings or Bozeman Montana is amazing. Flying through Denver or Salt Lake is time consuming and often poses weather delays and canceled flights.