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The following allowances are valid from 18th January 2018. However, changes will come into force from 1st November 2018. Please see the bottom of this blog for details.
As of 18th January 2018, Ryanair only allows you to take one small bag on board, unless you purchase Priority & 2 Cabin Bags.
This is a small bag, such as a handbag or laptop, must fit easily under the seat in front of you, and cannot exceed 35x20x20cm.
Priority & 2 Cabin Bags
If you have purchased one of the following, you will be permitted to bring 1 bigger cabin bag and one small cabin bag on board:
- Priority & 2 Cabin Bags
- Flexi Plus
- Family Plus
Your small bag (for example, a handbag or laptop) must fit easily under the seat in front of you, and cannot exceed 35x20x20cm.
Your second 10kg bag must be 55x40x20cm in size. It must also fit into the sizers at the gate.
Each passenger can purchase up to 3 checked bags of 20 kilos.
New Ryanair baggage allowances from 1st November 2018
As of 1st November 2018, Ryanair is changing check bag allowances. Even if you have already booked your post 1st November 2018 flight prior to this announcement on 23rd August, the new allowances will apply to you.
Priority Customers will be permitted to bring on board 2 free carry-on bags:
1 x 10kg wheelie bag and 1 small bag (40 x 20 x 25cm)
Non-Priority Customers will be permitted to bring into the cabin one free carry on bag:
1 x small bag with dimensions of 40 x 20 x 25cm
Ryanair has a page of hand luggage options for those who want to purchase a bag which will be an accepted size on a Ryanair flight.
We advise you to always check the airline’s website for the most up-to-date information: Ryanair.