Flights with budget airlines such as Ryanair and Easyjet might be pretty tricky due to their strict baggage policy. Many passengers choose using only cabin luggage because of high check-in luggage fares and possible problems such as delayed, damaged or lost baggage.
A year ago both airlines Ryanair and Easyjet has launched new hand baggage rules. These carriers have limited luggage allowance which become a problem for their passengers. It is very important to have all important or expensive belongings with you in a cabin suitcase.
What cabin bag is best to choose for flights with Ryanair and Easyjet?
The better bag you choose, the more belongings you will be able to bring with you into the cabin. More suitable choice would be a soft-sided bag rather than a hard suitcase. The worts decision would be taking a hard-sided, wheeled case for the hand luggage as these cases usually weight more, take up more space – might not fit in overhead cabin on the plane. Hence, take a soft-sided bag or a soft-sided bag on wheels with you into the cabin, but don’t forget to check the size and weight restrictions on the airline rules.
You will not regret if you choose a backpack for your hand luggage as Ryanair or Easyjet staff might not spot the size of your bag so easily and it will be easier to carry. In case you will have to put your baggage in the luggage measuring cage soft bag will be a great choice. Soft bags are more malleable they can more easily be squeezed in.
How to carry your luggage threw Ryanair staff that they would not ask you to check your luggage in the size cage?
Use a black bag as it will stand out less and blend in – in this way airline employees are potentially less likely to stop you. This is the trick of colours.
How to put your carry on bag into Ryanair or Easyjet size cage that it would fit in?
There is a hack to put your bag into the size cage upside down because it might be that the bottom of your bag is bigger than the top. The same with the suitcase – putting it in upside down will build a funnel effect and make it look like it fits.
What if not all your belongings fit in your hand luggage on flight with Ryanair or Easyjet?
Frequent travellers’ experience show that it is good to wear jackets with as many as possible pockets where you can put all small items that do not fit in your cabin bag. Furthermore, wear those clothes that take up most of the space in your bag.
What to do if your check-in baggage during Ryanair or Easyjet flight was lost?
There are rules that protect air passengers rights. You might receive lost, delayed or damaged baggage compensation. Read what steps you should take in order to save your eligibility to baggage compensation.