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Ryanair - Medical baggage wavier

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Ryanair - Medical baggage wavier

We have flights booked for Sept with Ryanair and needed to take some medication and a machine with us. Called Ryanair to discuss a medical baggage wavier letter so we could take it without being included in our hand luggage allowance. I was very please with the customer service they were polite and understanding. They even offered a letter for 6 months wavier letter if we were due to fly with them again in the next six months instead of phoning back up and getting another letter and we would get the letter straight away via email.

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Good news, thanks for the information. In many respects RyanAir isn't the dragon they're made out to be.

HOWEVER, do be aware that if you need to take medication in liquid form in your carry on (and you should always carry prescription medication in your carry on, never in checked bags) and that if it is in excess of the standard liquids and gels rules, then that is a matter for airport security, not the airline.

Prescription medicine is exempt from the liquids rules, BUT you will need to prove that it's prescribed and required (in that amount) for your trip. So look at getting a signed letter from your doctor to certify this.

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Thank you for your advice and we already have the letter from the doctors as unsure if they needed it but they never asked for it but will be taking it with us on the flight along with prescription.

Ive never had any problems with RyanAir and all our flights for the past 4yrs have been with them and will continue to fly with them. I also recommend them.

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Looks like you're all set Mikeyboy. Have a great trip. :-)

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TSA has no relevance to a flight with Ryanair.

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I have also found their Special Assistance department to be very god over the past couple of years. After speaking to them I normally ask them to confirm whatever the subject has been by email. This has been done within minutes.

I have flown Ryanair more times I can remember and don't encounter problems with them.

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From https://www.gov.uk/hand-luggage-restrictions…

"Essential medicines, including inhalers and liquid dietary foodstuffs

You’re allowed to carry essential medicines of more than 100ml in your hand luggage, but you need supporting documentation from a relevant medical professional (eg a letter from your doctor or a copy of your prescription)"

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10. Re: Ryanair - Medical baggage wavier

Bruce, your aren't grasping that OP isn't subject to TSA screening at any airport serviced by Ryanair.