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palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

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palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

hi ,, ive heard a rumour that when you land at palma from the uk you can walk through the duty free shop and make a purchase ,, is this true ??

also has anyone flown back to the uk from palma with ryanair .. do you walk from terminal straight to the plane ,, or do you walk outside and go up the steps ??

cheers folks .

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1. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

When we came back with them, it was straight from the terminal to the plane going to Manchester, it may be different going elsewhere.

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2. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

On the first no, not as far as I know, you go into arrivals the same as everyone else. No shops, just straight to baggage reclaim.

And as for returning much the same, you go through checking in, security and then the shopping area. Don't forget Ryanair will measure your hand luggage. You can only take one piece of hand luggage, no extra bags are allowed so anything you buy needs to go into your single bag and it needs to be no larger than 55*40*20 from memory.. They put into a metal cage and if it doesn't fit it won't go on the plane, end of. My flight back last week was held up for 30 mins because of the palava over hand luggage.

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3. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

Whether you can access the Duty Free shops on arrival or not (and sadly I can't remember whether we could or could not a fortnight ago - I was just focussed on locating the baggage reclaim) you won't be able to make a purchase as you always need to show your boarding pass at Duty Free sales points like at other airports. It is always checked thoroughly to make sure that you are departing and not arriving. You would probably be able to purchase something from the other concessions, such as the cafes and food stalls, if you do pass any as they don't ask for your boarding pass...

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4. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

When we flew from Manchester with Ryan air at easter they had changed the rules and you were allowed to take a bag from the shops as well as your piece of hand luggage

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5. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

Yes and the same outbound from Bournemouth but coming back it was hand baggage and nothing else, about 5 people were kicking off as they couldn't take stuff they'd bought as they didn't have room for it in their case.

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6. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

cheers folks ,, im aware about the bag size rule ,, ive had to buy some new ones !! ,, do ryanair sell duty free on the plane ??

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7. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

I've flown into Palma airport for about the last 6/7 years

and yes its a funny airport, as such when you arrive, you actually walk through the departure lounge, (walking past people waiting to board your plane) where there are several duty free shops, as for whether you would be allowed to buy goods, that may prove difficult as you are usually asked for your boarding pass when paying for goods

obviously coming home on your return flight you can buy your duty free goods then, either prior to entering the departure lounge or when your in the lounge itself

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8. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

I think for things like perfume and alcohol it's cheaper in resort anyway!

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10. Re: palma airport duty free ,, and ryan air ,

does ryanair sell duty free alcohol on return flights,and if yes,would it have to fit in onboard bag,cheers

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