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Ryanair 2017 Baggage Allowance & Excess Luggage Fees

What is Ryanair's luggage allowance? Find out here.

what is ryanair's Carry on Allowance?

Ryanair’s carry-on baggage allowance includes one larger item of cabin baggage, with dimensions no longer than 55 x 40 x 20 cm, and which does not weigh more than 10 kg, plus one smaller item up to 35 x 20 x 20 cm.

If travelling with an infant (23 months and under) seated on your lap, you may also bring into the cabin a baby bag up to 5kg in weight. There is no additional checked baggage allowance for the infant.

It should be noted that Ryanair airplanes can only accommodate 90 cabin bags at one time. When this limit has been reached, further bags will be placed in the hold at no cost The bags of passengers with Priority Boarding will not be place in the hold, unless strictly necessary.

As part of Ryanair’s carry-on baggage allowance you are permitted to carry a small musical instrument, such as a cello, guitar or violin, on board if you purchase an extra seat for the item.

what if my bag is overweight/ oversized?

If an item of cabin luggage exceeds the dimensions or weight permitted by Ryanair’s baggage allowance, it will be placed in the hold and a charge of £50/€50 (plus VAT) will be levied.

what is ryanair's Checked in baggage allowance?

As part of Ryanair’s checked baggage allowance, passengers may check up to three bags once they have purchased a baggage allowance of either 15 kg or 20 kg.

The fee charged for either the 15 kg or 20 kg allowance varies depending on the route and time of travel, but can range from £10 to £40 for 15 kg and between £5 and £10 extra for a 20 kg allowance. If a baggage allowance is purchased at the airport, however, the fee increases to £25 - £50 for 15 kg and £10 extra for 20 kg.

Business Plus customers may check a 20 kg bag free of charge.

what luggage can children bring with ryanair?

Ryanair’s baggage allowance permits one fully collapsible pushchair per child, plus one of the following items to be carried free of charge: car seat/booster seat /travel cot.

what are ryanair's excess baggage fees?

If a bag exceeds the pre-booked checked baggage allowance, excess baggage fees will be charged at £10/€10 per kilo.

In no circumstances does Ryanair accept baggage that exceeds 32 kg in weight or dimensions of 81 x 119 x 119 cm.

can i bring sports equipment on ryanair flights?

Sporting equipment, such as snowboards, skis, golf clubs or bikes, and large musical instruments may be checked into the hold in addition to other checked baggage, as long as each item does not exceed 20 kg (or 30 kg for bikes). Prices vary according to item. The fee for a ‘large sports item’, for example, is £50/€50, one way, or £60/€60 if paid via the telephone or at the airport. Bikes cost £60/€60 online or £70/€70 at the airport/ by telephone.  


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Disclaimer - Information gathered from these webpages on 04/04/2017:


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