Viva Air Peru – Cheapest flights in Peru?Viva Air Peru is the new low-cost airline operating in Peru. Discover all of the info you need to know about this new airline! Viva Air comes from the Ryanair group, famous for their low cost flights throughout Europe, and is a sister company of Viva Colombia. They started in May 2017. Viva Air Peru promises some of the lowest fares possible in Peru, and looking simply at the base prices, they seem too good to be true…but are they?
Below is a list of all additional costs you must factor in to your price calculations when considering whether Viva Air Peru offers real low cost flights to its customers.
1: Baggage Fees
FREE – 6kg very small bag Viva Air only allows 6kg of hand luggage for FREE. This is the size of a very small bag (or a handbag for ladies). Bags ARE weighed, and if you go over 6kg you can expect to pay a large fine, so be very careful with this.
$60usd Hand Luggage up to 12kg This is your typical size hand luggage bag.
$50usd Suitcase or Large Backpacks up to 23kg Your typical bag that travellers would carry with themSo be careful – 1 large backpack and 1 normal piece of hand luggage could cost you $110usd in addition to the air fare!!
2: Airport Check-InIf you want to check in at the airport, you must pay extra for this service (approx. $5usd). If you choose to check in online, and do not print your boarding pass, you will be fined $15usd to print your boarding pass at the check in counter.
3: Choose Your Seat (Sit Together)If you want to ensure you have a certain seat, or that you and your friends sit together, then you need to pay for this option. Usually the cost is around $10usd. Viva Air is very similar to Ryanair as you can see
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