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Dilemma 're ryanair

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Dilemma 're ryanair

Booked flights with Ryanair Edinburgh to alicante return 22nd to 29th december, yeah I got them really cheap months ago £106 return for 2 of us was well pleased,......now I haven't booked accommodation yet, I cannot decide wether to ditch these flights n lose the £106 No massive hardship, n book elsewhere or just go ahead with these Ryanair flight n book hotel, I feel like I've lost faith in ryanair........just asking in advance what other trip advisor folk would think/do thanks

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we are going virtually the same dates and have managed to get a private rental for a good price. i reckon you go for it. we are ryan air also both ways. in fact nxt 3 sets of flights are with ryanair so we have to have faith in them lol.

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I take your point re Ryanair and we're in a very similar position. We've ended up flying with them in January because of the Monarch collapse. We have not yet paid for the hotel, only a £1 deposit, so we're not going to pay the outstanding balance until the last possible minute, enabling us to weigh up whether too, considering up and coming strikes and cancellations. We've decided not to fly with Ryanair again after the January holiday, for the time being. Leaving people stranded for days on end without any support whatsoever is very poor, to say the least, and let's not forget the pilot debacle.

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Just book accommodation pay on arrival, booking.com . Don't forget your flight is to Alicante , so you don't have to stay in Benidorm. There are some good deals for Albir. Also look at booking direct with hotel groups, they are pay on arrival too.

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A prime example why i don't use ryanair ,when i'm going on holiday i want to know the plane will be taking off .

Book the holiday ,then sit back and relax ,if it costs more so be it .Anyhow if booked with Ryanair use the likes of booking . com so you can cancel the hotel booking the day before ,and pay on arrival.Most important use a credit card .Good luck what ever you do

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I would think RY have decided which flights they need to cut to get them through the winter now - plus they will doubtless sweep up some Monarch pilots as an added bonus and I reckon might sneak back some more flights.

They are only selling discounts up including March now, but there's going to be some monstruous bargains for next summer to get some customers back in the next couple of months.

Was looking for May/June but because of the various catastrophe's prices have so far been prohibitive. Wait and see time for that

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John B , there's no airline in the world that can guarantee your plane will take off, so that's not a reason not to fly RY.

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Agree there's no airline in the World can guarantee you will take off ,BUT and a big BUT there're good airlines that will do their up most to get you on the next available flight .Then you have Ryanair your flight is cancelled good bye see you later hasta luego could't care less .Customer care does not exist ,has many have found out

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monarch just went bust and was still taking bookings the day before and i’m sure i read a post this week that easyjet have left a fair few high and dry recently offering alternatives nearly a week later. whilst ryanair winds me up with there cavalier attitude some of the others are not much better when things go wrong.

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My flight with easyjet was cancelled at short notice on Tuesday evening from Luton. Showing as operating then you get a text to say its cancelled. 3 hours in a queue, no accommodation or food and drink vouchers, do your own thing at 9 pm at night. Got a hotel in London for £184 and a train home next day. Shocking and easyjet and Ryanair were culling flights. Wont ever book with a budget airline again, their attitude stinks.

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