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Cheap flights to South Padre Island, TX

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price$254Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to South Padre Island right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to South Padre Island along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

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.

Entry requirements

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. 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.

Quarantine requirements

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.​

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are looking to book a trip to South Padre Island and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for South Padre Island flights by month

January
$312
February
$304
March
$364
April
$353
May
$363
June
$369
July
$381
August
$343
September
$346
October
$356
November
$361
December
$348
February is currently the cheapest month to fly to South Padre Island. At this moment in time July is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to South Padre Island?

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Price
$304 - $483
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Temperature
73.4 - 95 °F
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Rainfall
0.94 - 5.39 inches
The best time to fly to South Padre Island is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. August tends to be the warmest period in South Padre Island so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. September is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South Padre Island?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to South Padre Island. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to South Padre Island?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting South Padre Island. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

South of all the major cities like San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, and El Paso, South Padre is a resort town at the southern tip of the Texas that leaves the bustling city life behind, and focuses instead on the advantages of its location. In a limbo of Mexican and Texan cultures, South Padre is blessed with beautifully clear Gulf waters, soft breezes, and a cozy area, spanning only a few blocks wide and 5 miles long. Students as well as families visit South Padre to coexist under the same sun and appreciate the relaxation, remoteness, and simplicity of the little piece of land that captures the essence of fun

Its tiny space captures the perfect atmosphere for lively nightlife, beachside bliss and unforgettable travel stories to bring home. Memories won’t be the only thing you bring with you though – there are plenty of stores, hotels, restaurants and bars where you can grab fun and meaningful souvenirs.

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Best Time to Fly to South Padre Island

If you’re booking flights to South Padre Island in search of sun, then the best time to go is undoubtedly the warmer half of the year, between April and October. Spring Breakers flock to the area from February to April, so if you don’t want to be stuck doing tequila shots at Senior Frogs, plan your trip after Spring Break season. 

Be careful if you’re planning your vacation toward the end of the hot season, though, because the month of September brings the most rainfall of any other month in the year. Wintertime stays cool in the 50’s and 60’s, and since it’s not prime time to sunbathe, you’re likely to find deals on accommodations and cheap flights to South Padre during that time. The months between September and November call for the occasional hurricane, but most of them aren’t seriously damaging.

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Getting around South Padre Island

Walking is a great way to explore South Padre. Renting a car is another option but bear in mind that parking could be tricky during the peak season. There is also a shuttle bus around South Padre but it gets very busy during Spring Break.

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South Padre Island Travel Information

Nightlife: Aside from beaches, nightlife is one of the main reasons that college students book flights to South Padre each year. Spring break hails droves of young partiers from all over the country to saddle up and dance through the night. Everywhere you look at any time of the day, there’s a place to enjoy a beachside cocktail. Shoreline bars create the perfect setting for warm, sultry nights perfect for meeting other travelers, listening to live music and relaxing. No matter what kind of establishment you’re looking for, a collection of pubs, clubs, bars, lounges and saloons jams together near the water, creating limitless possibilities for each evening of your stay. 

Beaches: If you were busy dancing the night away and are looking for a little refuge, head to the shore. Beautiful, white sand beaches are the perfect daytime escapes to either nap in the sun, work on your tan, dive into the waves, or play games on the sand. Even if you’re not a spring breaker in search of daytime recuperation, families book flights to South Padre solely to experience the fun and kid-friendly activities like windsurfing, swimming, and snorkeling. With 23 access points along the island and easy parking, the beach is a convenient place to unwind. 

Museums: When drinking, dancing, and sunbathing have taken over your South Padre travel plans, sometimes it’s nice to do something different. If you’re in the mood to learn a little more about this tiny Texas hot-spot then head to the Port Isabel Historical Museum, set in an 1899 Victorian commercial building. The museum focuses on the history of the area, and the unique building once served as a supply depot for the Mexican-American War. Interactive exhibits display fascinating war artifacts, and toward the end of the tour, you’ll see the popular 1906 Victor Morales Fish Mural – a nod to the natural resources and economy of the area. If the kids are in tow, head to the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, where three Spanish shipwrecks from the 1550’s are highlighted and showcased through murals, artifacts, performances, and a fun discovery lab. 

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