A MUM has warned families travelling with Ryanair this summer of a simple mistake which could leave you out of pocket

Going by the name The Travel Mum on TikTok, she revealed how she made the mistake when she booked flights with the low cost airline from Manchester Airport.


The mum, who recently shared a video showing how to do a Magaluf holiday for £150, posted her recent problem on the social media site.

She said in the video: "If you're thinking of flying with Ryanair, you need to know this.

"So we booked these flights yesterday and we were rushing.

"We forgot to check in online.

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"Here we are paying £165for the pleasure of checking in at the desk."

She said it was a "schoolboy error" and that there was "no excuse for their stupidity".

She warned other families to "learn from us," adding: "Did you know this about Ryanair? We did and it didn't stop us."

Thousands of people liked the TikTok video, with others sharing their stories of being caught out too.

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One person wrote: "Our family of 4 was travelling in December last year, tickets cost £22 each but forgot to check-in, had to pay £220 was gutted."

Another said: "Happened to me 3 weeks ago. I normally don’t check in until I’m at the airport. Got there 2 mins after the 2hr timescale and had to pay £110."

Others loved the advice – one person said: "I booked Ryanair flights today and did not know about this so thank you!"

It's not the only pricey Ryanair mistake that people have made.

One family had to pay an extra £113 for their seats and baggage after not checking in.

And Ryanair has some of the strictest hand luggage rules – here is how much you can take onboard.


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