• 7 Sep 2018, 11:15
  • Giovanni

Ryanair amends controversial new baggage policy!

Ryanair news!

After having introduced the new baggage policy on August 23th, Ryanair decided to make a little step back for the ones who have already booked before this change. Read the good news!

Ryanair has announced  it will give a free 10kg check bag to all 2m non-priority customers who booked before 31st August, to travel after 1st November, the date when Ryanair will introduce the new rules about hand luggage.

All these 2m non-priority customers have been advised by email today that a free 10kg checked bag has been added to their booking. In addition, the 50.000 passengers who booked on/before 31st August adding the priority boarding (as a separate service) will get back the €8 cost of their priority boarding, as a refund offered by Ryanair (and they will still be allowed them to travel with priority boarding free of charge!).

These pre-Christmas gifts from Ryanair means that all non-priority passengers who made a booking prior to 31st August will not be penalised in anyway by the introduction of Ryanair’s lower cost €8 check bag service from 1st November as they will be now able to the check-in their free 10kg bag, at the airport, on the day of travel.

Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said:

“All passengers who had booked on/before 31 August will now face no extra cost or inconvenience, as they have today received a free 10kg check bag, from Ryanair, added to their booking. We’re also looking forward to welcoming some 50,000 passengers on-board after 1 November, (who made their booking before 31 August) but who bought Priority Boarding over the last two weeks, who will now receive this service free of charge.

All passengers booking our lowest fares after 31 August have chosen our €6 priority boarding fee (which allows them to bring 2 free carry on bags) or have chosen our €8 (10kg) check bag service, or have chosen to pay no optional extra but will travel with our generous small carry on bag allowance – which has been increased by 40% – from 1 November.

As always Ryanair continues to lower the cost of travel, while our new bag policy from 1 Nov means we can eliminate all free gate bags and related flight delays.”

To check the official source, click here!

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