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  • Ryanair 60 quid extra for my bike
  • Premier Icon kimbers
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    reasonable or blatant profiteering?!

    also gotta py an extra 20 quid for my hold luggage anyway!

    Premier Icon ChrisHeath
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    Reasonable.

    Premier Icon mrmichaelwright
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    reasonable, takes up more room then you do!

    Premier Icon PeterPoddy
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    I’ll bet it’s cheaper than driving there…..

    Premier Icon CaptainMainwaring
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    Do not expect Ryanair to do anything but blatant profiteering and crap customer service

    Premier Icon bruneep
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    remember a few £1 coins for the pi$$er as well http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7914542.stm

    Premier Icon piedi di formaggio
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    Take some empty lucozade bootles with you. Fill them up and pop them on the drinks trolley if you need to pee en-route

    Premier Icon daj
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    B.A is £25 for a bike bag

    Premier Icon ChrisHeath
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    Out of interest, an extra 20 quid and another extra 60 quid over what ticket price, and where to?

    Premier Icon richpips
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    So £60 + £20 + airfare.

    If there’s 2 or more of you drive, surely cheaper.

    (Presuming the Alps was your destination)

    Premier Icon DezB
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    Aerlingus – £20 each way.
    Ryanair sounds like a rip off!

    Premier Icon miketually
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    reasonable, takes up more room then you do!

    Presumably, the bike will need carrying onto and off the plane too.

    Premier Icon Soup
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    RyanAir in extra charges shocker. Think everybody knows this now. Next.

    Premier Icon kimbers
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    london to grenoble
    for the megavlanche

    flights cost 1p each way

    and yet final price is 116

    i know they add on loads of stuff but 10000 % of the original price, that oleary really is a thief

    have driven before and even with cheap ferry, petrol really adds up now the euro is same as the pound

    Premier Icon CaptainFlashheart
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    Premier Icon chakaping
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    Overall price is pretty good for a return. If the flights had been more than 1p it’d be different perhaps.

    They’re trying to discourage people from taking bikes, I expect.

    Premier Icon crazy-legs
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    Look at it as being £63 each way all in.
    Still pretty reasonable. It used to be £17.50 for the bike, that’s shot up recently. I don’t mind paying £63 for a flight, the only way it feels out of oreder is cos it’s all made up of extras. If they came straight out with it and said yep, flight is £116 you’d have paid it without much argument.

    Premier Icon Gooner
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    i just paid £25 each way for my bike with jet2.com for leeds – geneva flights
    and $100 each way with american airlines for manchester – costa rica flights

    Premier Icon STATO
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    only £116! thats cheap mate! i paid a fair bit more than that last time i flew to the mega and that was just the flight, bike was extra!

    Premier Icon ChrisHeath
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    Still reasonable then.

    😉

    Premier Icon miketually
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    £63 each way? Last time I got the train to London, it cost £108 each way.

    No wonder the world’s ****.

    Premier Icon mrmichaelwright
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    one of my favourite pass times is laughing at people getting irate in airports when thay have to pay extra for not having a dump before they get on the flight or whatever

    you want service, you pay for a proper airline 🙄

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    Presumably, the bike will need carrying onto and off the plane too.

    Passengers are often referred to as self loading cargo 🙂

    £63 each way? Last time I got the train to London, it cost £108 each way

    £278 rtn yesterday from Darlington Mike – it only costs me £45 in diesel if I drive

    Premier Icon crazy-legs
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    £63 each way? Last time I got the train to London, it cost £108 each way.
    No wonder the world’s ****.

    Agreed.
    Return train Manc -> Birmingham £43. Return flight Liverpool -> Girona £8.02.
    I did a Manc -> Bristol return on the train a few weeks before, that was £56, was looking on Ryanair the other night, very nearly booked a Liverpool -> Venice return for £20 all in.

    Premier Icon IWH
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    Daj – BA don’t charge for bikes unless you are SERIOUSLY over the weight limit. It’s part of your free sporting equipment allowance.

    Eventually everybody will have to realise the man is just a giant knob trying his luck & seeing what he can get away with. As long as people are content to put up with his bollox to save £10 then he’ll carry on with it but eventually he’ll be SOOL and will find another industry to screw over.

    Premier Icon Mister P
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    Premier Icon crazy-legs
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    LOL!

    Premier Icon miketually
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    Some comedian suggested that, rather than taking the train from London to Glasgow for a meeting, you and the person you were meeting could both fly to Barcelona and have the meeting there!

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    Unless you’re flying out of London BA is very limited with destinations

    Premier Icon crazy-legs
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    Some comedian suggested that, rather than taking the train from London to Glasgow for a meeting, you and the person you were meeting could both fly to Barcelona and have the meeting there!

    Unless of course you fly Ryanair in which case they drop you off about 60 miles from Barcelona… 😉

    Premier Icon aracer
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    As long as people are content to put up with his bollox to save £10 then he’ll carry on with it

    As long as they do still save £10 on the total package, then I can’t see why any rational person would cut off their nose to spite their face just because the charging structure is different to BA.

    Premier Icon chakaping
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    Unless you’re flying out of London BA is very limited with destinations

    And even if you live in or near London, you still have to make the hellish journey to minging Gatwick.

    Premier Icon nickjb
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    My recent ski trip:

    Me and the mrs 4p (including tax)
    To pay by debit card £16
    Skis and luggage £120

    Odd pricing structure but still cheaper than any other carrier

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