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recommendations for flights from Rome to Sicily?

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recommendations for flights from Rome to Sicily?

I have heard conflicting reports about Ryan Air and other airlines--flights are cheap but they make up for it with baggage fees. We will have a large bag (not oversize) and a couple of smaller ones.Just need a one-way flight from Rome to Sicily. Any recommendations? Thanks!

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1. Re: recommendations for flights from Rome to Sicily?

Blue Panorama offers cheap flights but you would have to check their baggage rules, maybe Alitalia would be the best option I think they offer flights for about 50Euros from Rome to Catania and you wouldn't have baggage fees.

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2. Re: recommendations for flights from Rome to Sicily?

It depends also WHERE in Sicily you want to fly.

From Rome, Ryanair only goes to Trapani, usually from Ciampino Airport, and the schedule may vary seasonally. To check a suitcase costs from €15 to €40 depending on time of year and weight (up to 20kg), plus other possible assorted fees. Each person can only carry only ONE item (very strictly enforced) into the cabin.

Alitalia flies from Fiumicino Airport to Palermo and Catania with several flights every day. Their one-way fares are not bad, as little as €49 which includes a checked bag up to 23kg. Carryon allowance is one piece plus a personal item.

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3. Re: recommendations for flights from Rome to Sicily?

I'm going to Rome on September 21st and need to fly from there to Catania same day.

I've been having difficulty finding decent rates for flights Rome to Catania...does anyone know if I

may have a better chance of a lower rate if I wait and book it when I arrive in Rome?

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