Travel How to get your money back from Ryanair

13:10  22 september  2017
13:10  22 september  2017 Source:   cosmopolitan.com

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No doubt if you're due to take to the skies with Ryanair within the next six weeks, you'll already be aware that the airline has cancelled hundreds of With 50 flights being cancelled every single day, a reported 400,000 people are all asking the same question: How the hell can I get my money back ?

COMPENSATION: Here's how to get money if your flight is cancelled. Ryanair cabin crew strip for sexy calendar. You should get your money back within 7 days or given an alternative flight.

How to get your money back after Ryanair cancelled hundreds of flights © Getty How to get your money back after Ryanair cancelled hundreds of flights No doubt if you're due to take to the skies with Ryanair within the next six weeks, you'll already be aware that the airline has cancelled hundreds of flights thanks to a massive balls up with staff leave. 

Passengers now face the prospect of missing out on holidays, visiting friends and relatives and even weddings thanks to the backlog of annual leave. With 50 flights being cancelled every single day, a reported 400,000 people are all asking the same question: How the hell can I get my money back?

If you're one of those affected (here's a list of all the cancelled flights), there is a shred of good news. A fair few furious ministers are fighting your corner and have demanded that Ryanair compensates every single person.

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Book Cheap Flights direct at the official Ryanair website for Europe's lowest fares. Fully allocated seating and much more now available online. Ryanair Rooms & Travel Credit Book your stay, get money back .

Book direct at the official Ryanair .com website to guarantee that you get the best prices on Ryanair 's cheap flights. Watch our video below on how to make a change to your booking or click here. This amount will be refunded back to the original form of payment upon application, once all flights have

Under current EU law, EU airlines must offer passengers one of two options if their cancelled flight was short-haul (up to 1,500km). You can either ask for a full refund on all parts of unused tickets, providing it is within seven days of the cancellation being announced. Alternatively, you can request that the airline offers you an alternative flight. If you go for this option, you are also entitled to 'care and assistance', which boils down to food, drink and accommodation while waiting for your new flight.

There is also a chance of additional compensation, though a report in the Financial Times warns: "The EU rules state that an 'airline will have no further obligation to provide assistance once you accept a refund of the ticket; or a rebooking at a later date'." However, airlines can only usually wriggle out of paying compo if the cancellation was due to "exceptional circumstances". Given that Ryanair has admitted it is at fault, it's still worth applying.

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With Ryanair in particular, you can get cheap fares if you don't need any of the services that cost extra. Customer service is not something you can count on - particularly so if you're trying to get money back .

Book Cheap Flights to and from Ireland at the Official Ryanair website. Allocated seating, Family Plus and Flexi Plus now available. Ryanair Rooms & Travel Credit Book your stay, get money back .

If you've been given less than seven days' notice of the flight's cancellation, you could get up to £220pp for short-haul. But be warned - experts are advising passengers not to seek compensation via a claims management company, as they will take a hefty cut. Instead, if you think you're entitled, fill in this form on Ryanair's website. Good luck, guys.

Meanwhile, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has apologised. Watch him at a press conference here

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