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Vieques Air Link


48 reviews
Headquarters: 358 Calle Antonio Melladoe, 00765 Puerto Rico +1 888-901-9247 Website
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Aurora, CO
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
21 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2018

We purchased tickets for Saturday June 23rd out of Ceiba, PR. Turns out there was a lot of rain and lightning and flights were not going out. Our flight was to be at 8AM and returning the same day at 5:30PM. We waited until after 10 and asked to cancel the flight. We were told our flight would be cancelled...

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Domestic Economy San Juan - Culebra

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Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Level 6 Contributor
163 reviews
146 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Always prefer to use VAL for my trips to Vieques or Culebra islands. Smooth and nice flights, always on time. No complaint at all. Take the plane from Ceiba Airport. It only takes 8 minutes to Vieques and 15 minutes to Culebra. An experience everyone should live!

Domestic Economy San Juan - Culebra
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New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
34 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

If you want to get to Culebra quickly from the San Juan area, I suggest taking a flight out of Isla Grande airport (SIG) for a one way ticket of around 90$. I’ve heard many stories about the ferry being late or tickets being unavailable and that to me is a total deal breaker. If you’re on vacation, you want...

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Domestic Economy Culebra - San Juan

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New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We booked a returning flight from Culebra to San Juan. The check-in process went well, but we ended up waiting a while to board. We left about 30 minutes later than we booked the flight for. I was so thirsty, but inside the airport, there were no options to get a drink. Not even a vending machine. A worker was...

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Domestic Economy Culebra - Mayaguez

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Texas
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2018

I prefer flying to Culebra instead of taking the ferry and would typically fly direct from San Juan but post-Maria/Irma issues resulted in the only option matching my traveling schedule was to fly out of Ceiba from the airport at the old Roosevelt Roads Naval Base. Ceiba is not available as an option to choose when specifying the "Flying From"...

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Domestic Economy San Juan - Culebra

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Pennsburg, Pennsylvania
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Great little air line for island hoping. No muss no fuss, no luxury, but a solid short flight to get where you want to be quickly. Bag fees can be tough but they are very clear when you book what the limits are.

Domestic Economy San Juan - Isla de Vieques
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Mississippi
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

We didn't get to fly on third one but found out they DO NOT refund even if THEY cancel. They will only give you a credit. I tried several times to get a refund from them but it fell on deaf ears! I'm just thankful we didn't get stuck there for the hurricane. Even though they ferry isn't the most...

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Domestic Economy San Juan - Isla de Vieques

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
40 reviews
26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Ferry is inexpensive, but takes a whole lot longer than flying. And non-residents can get bumped. So we fly, and we use Vieques Air Link. VAL will get you there safely and quickly. No airline gives you loads of room or luxury when you're island hopping. I really wish their weight limit were the same as other airlines (35lbs. for...

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Domestic Economy San Juan - Isla de Vieques

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We opted to fly to Vieques instead of the ferry - glad we did. Arrived 60min prior to flight. Easy check-in, friendly staff, on time 10min flight. Great views!

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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed August 6, 2017

This was our first time on a small airplane and it was an incredible flight, everyone enjoyed the trip. There were just beautiful views flying to/from Vieques Island. My daughter was co-pilot (which meant she got to sit up front) along with 8 others on the short flight. The pilots in both directions where very nice. WARNING--only 30lbs of luggage...

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Domestic Economy San Juan - Isla de Vieques

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About Vieques Air Link
Founded in 1965, Vieques Air Link (V4) is a Puerto Rico-based airline that operates from a hub at Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS) in Vieques. The carrier has scheduled service to Ceiba’s José Aponte de la Torre Airport (RVR), Culebra’s Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport (CPX), Isla Grande’s Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG) and San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU). Vieques Air Link’s fleet of 10 aircraft includes three Cessna Caravans, five Britten-Norman Islanders and two Britten-Norman Trislanders.
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