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Flights to South Padre Island in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inDecemberBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price$442Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to South Padre Island from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to South Padre Island within the United States

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter South Padre Island.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Padre Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering South Padre Island.

Can I fly back to USA from South Padre Island?

Returning to USA from South Padre Island

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Padre Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to USA.

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Visitors from South Padre Island are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Cheapest Prices for South Padre Island flights by month

The cheapest ticket to South Padre Island found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$325
February
$358
March
$384
April
$384
May
$374
June
$411
July
$401
August
$398
September
$374
October
$379
November
$381
December
$342
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to South Padre Island. Flying to South Padre Island in June will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

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

Average Brownsville South Padre Is. Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
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Price
$304 - $483
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Temperature
73.4 - 95 °F
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Precipitation
0.94 - 5.39 inches
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, May is seen as the time to fly to South Padre Island, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to South Padre Island then August is statistically the hottest. September is historically the period with most rainfall.

Which day is cheapest to fly to South Padre Island?

The cheapest day to fly to South Padre Island is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

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

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to South Padre Island. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

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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