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Ryanair baggage allowance 2013. A short summary

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If you plan to fly with Ryanair, read on and get to know all the necessary information about their baggage policy.

Ryanair – hand baggage

One piece of cabin baggage is allowed on Ryanair flights. Its maximum weight is 10 kg and its dimensions must not exceed 55×40×20 cm. Your laptop, handbag and duty free purchases must be carried inside one piece of hand baggage. Remember that Ryanair regulations concerning cabin baggage are strict and better check the dimensions of your bag before checking in. Otherwise, it can be refused to be taken onboard.

Ryanair – checked baggage allowance

There is no free checked baggage allowance for Ryanair flights. Passengers can buy additional bags when booking flight tickets online. Prices for the first 15 kg bag vary from €15 to €25 according to the seasons. You will pay €25 – €35 for 20 kg bag. Checked baggage purchased via Manage my booking tool and at the airport is more expensive.

Checked Baggage - Fees per bag per one way flight

  Purchased during initial flight booking on Ryanair.com Purchased via Manage my Booking Purchased at Airport or Call Centre
1st Bag (15kg) Low Season €15 / £15 €20 / £20 €60 / £60
1st Bag (15kg) High Season €25 / £25 €30 / £30 €100 /£100
1st Bag (20kg) Low Season €25 / £25 €30 / £30 €75 / £75
1st Bag (20kg) High Season €35 / £35 €40 / £40 €105 / £105

Low Season – from 05/01/13 until 31/05/13 and from 01/10/13 until 20/12/13 High Season – from 01/06/13 until 30/09/13 and from 21/12/13 until 04/01/14

Ryanair – excess baggage fees While travelling with Ryanair, you will pay €20 for every kilogram exceeding the baggage allowance.


  • Ron Davis

    about 5 years ago

    HAVE WE BEEN CONNED ?? Booked yearly flight on line for family family of 4. Stanstead~Alicante.weighed cases,ALL UNDER 15 kl. Arrived at checkout to discover we had to pay *£50 EACH CASE !!* .Total £200 more. We are now expecting to pay ANOTHER £200 on our return journey !. **HELP**(can we appeal to fair trading or somebody to get fair play)

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