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Ryanair customers ‘better off with a courier’

Joanna Faith
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Joanna Faith

Holidaymakers flying with budget airline Ryanair could be better off sending their luggage by courier direct to their destination.

Consumer group Which? Travel looked at the cost of getting a 20kg suitcase delivered to two European destinations from the UK.

It found Ryanair customers travelling in high season would have to shell out the most – £35 each way. But using courier company Sendmybag.com would cost them just £29 one way.

That means two people heading for Rome or Malaga with one suitcase each could save £12 by sending their luggage ahead, and would avoid the fuss of lugging it to the hotel in the first place.

However, travellers using a courier service need to be more organised, as the standard delivery is likely to take a minimum of three working days to be there on arrival.