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Ryanair half term - Any experience?

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Ryanair half term - Any experience?

Hi all,

We're booked into Jupiter Apartments for 26th October - 2nd November (October half term). Does anybody happen to know if Ryanair or even Easyjet will lower the flight prices at all, or are we really paying £860 for flights for 4 people? :(

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1. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

That is what they do at half term.

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2. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

Unlikely as they fleece passengers at school holiday times.

Have to tried non-direct flights? I've flown Liverpool - Dublin with Ryanair, then Dublin - Malaga with Aer Lingus in the past. Total travel time was just under 6 hours but it was less than half the price of a direct one-way flight.

Edited: 25 May 2014, 14:53
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3. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

I've just looked and it came up at just over £1000 !!! Now of course I would never suggest being nawty, but I do know many that are booking and going a bit before, e.g., if you go 29th oct to 6th Nov it brings it right down to £380! Always a dodgy time as others have said, and nothing you can do about that sadly :(

If you do come to book try using another pc maybe at an internet cafe, have heard that because of the cookies that store the info on your pc the prices can go up once you start looking for the same flights etc....

Hope you get something sorted anyhow and it doesn't break the bank completely!!

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4. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

I know ''that's what they do at half term'', I expect it to be high, I simply asked if it will drop at all.

Unfortunately, I don't think I could cope with takeoff and landing twice in one day, I have full blown panic attacks just doing it once haha, and the little one isn't the most patient.

Looks like the best option will be to stay an extra three days, cut the cost by almost half (that includes extra rental price!) and risk a £60 fine because what's £60 compared to £400!!

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5. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

Hey Kelly, yup, couldn't agree more.... were you looking over my shoulder as I was typin' ?? lol !!

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6. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

Yep, I know MKB, the difference is horrendous. And it's October for Christ's sake, it's not August when it's absolutely boiling! Haha

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7. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

You can often find a package holiday cheaper than flight-only. It's common for people to book them and not use the accommodation!

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£860!!! This is about what we have paid for flights and accommodation .( 2 adults 1 child) 11 nights flying from Manchester Oct half term . Yes we are being a bit naughty as our little boy will miss 3 days of school when we return but like you and so many others say £60 is nothing compared to the hundreds that we are are all saving .

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10. Re: Ryanair half term - Any experience?

Hi Kelly, think you're doing the right thing by staying an extra few days, financially it makes sense. If you left if nearer to departure prices may come down, but you also stand the chance flights may be full too.

Glad to read you're coming back 😃

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