Ryanair Flash Sale: $11+ One-Ways Across Europe this Fall

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Ryanair is offering dirt cheap one way fares starting at just £9 / €9 (under $13 USD) between various European cities. The majority of available travel dates are in October and November of this year. When fares are this cheap they don’t last long, so check ryanair.com now if you are planning a Eurotrip this fall!

Contents

  1. What city pairs are available?
  2. When are the cheap fares?
  3. Mileage Earning
  4. Baggage Allowance
  5. Best Credit Card to Buy the Ticket

Available City Pairs

There are many city pairs you can fly between for the low price, including but not limited to…

  • London and Alicante
  • London and Barcelona
  • Paris and Bari
  • Berlin and Malaga
  • Berlin and Milan

When are the cheap fares?

You can see the cheap fares on ryanair.com. Available dates for the low price are mostly in October and November, 2017. Prices start as low as £9 / €9.

Ryanair will show you a week’s worth of prices at a time. The search results below show one way flights between Paris and Bari, Italy.

Bari is the gateway to Puglia, an amazing region of southern Italy I just traveled through.
Bari is the gateway to Puglia, an amazing region of southern Italy I just traveled through.

Note that those flights don’t depart from Charles de Gaulle in Paris, but a smaller one on the outskirts of the city. Ryanair often utilizes smaller airports farther from the city center, so be sure to factor in transport costs between the airport and your accommodation before purchasing.

Polignano a Mare, a short distance from Bari, Italy.
Polignano a Mare, a half hour drive or 1.5 hour train ride from Bari, Italy.

You can purchase tickets directly on ryainair.com.

 

Baggage Allowance

Flying Ryanair you get to bring two bags in the cabin total for free, one can weigh up to 22 pounds with maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm, and the other can have maximum dimensions of 35cm x 20cm x 20 cm. If you

This table explains what it will cost you to check luggage beyond your free carry ons:

Ryanair baggage feesOther Policies to Note Before Flying Ryanair

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Ryanair is Europe’s biggest low cost carrier and the one all of you have heard of. Check out all of Ryanair’s destinations.

Photo by Ana & Michal
Photo by Ana & Michal

Here’s what you should know before flying Ryanair:

  • Ryanair does not offer connecting flights. That means that if you need to take two Ryanair flights to get where you’re going, they won’t be on the same ticket, you might have to pick up your luggage from baggage claim and check it in again to get on the next flight, and if the first flight causes you to miss second, they won’t claim responsibility.
  • Check in online. Checking in at the airport will cost you a little under $50. Print your boarding pass beforehand too unless you want to pay $16 for it.
  • If you miss your flight for whatever reason, you can get re-booked on the next one for a little over $100 if it’s within 40 minutes before departure or one hour after.
  • You have to pay to choose your own seat. Prices range from $9 to $16 depending on what kind of seat you want to reserve.
  • Read 3 Tips to Know Before Flying Ryanair for insider tips (how these policies work in practice and what to expect at the airport/on the flight–no need to fear low cost carriers, just be prepared!)

Best Way to Buy the Ticket

You should buy this ticket with the Barclaycard Arrival Plus. The card comes with 50,000 Arrival miles after spending $3,000 on the card in the first 90 days. Arrival miles can be redeemed for 1 cent each toward any travel expense. Learn How to Redeem Arrival Miles.

With the Arrival Plus, you don’t even have to wait to meet the minimum spending requirement before you spend the miles. Open an Arrival Plus, put whatever revenue tickets on the card you want now to help you meet the minimum spending requirement, and then redeem Arrival miles within 120 days to offset the charges.

Don’t have the Arrival Plus card? Put it on whatever card you have travel statement credits for, like the Sapphire Reserve or Citi Prestige. Don’t have any travel statements credits to earn? Check out our series on the travel protection benefits of popular rewards cards if you’re more concerned with travel insurance.

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Hat Tip Secret Flying


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