fiddle and mandolin not a problem on Ryanair
Hi everyone. A couple weeks back there was a discussion on whether Ryanair would allow fiddles onboard. I promised I would post my first-hand experience here since I would soon be flying Ryanair from Liverpool to Shannon and back again.
We (my boyfriend and I) just got back. from Ireland. We packed one bag between us, so of course had to pay the 5 euro or whatever for that. We did not check off that we had any instruments when we booked our flight. My boyfriend had a mandolin and I had a fiddle and we simply held onto the intruments normally but discreetly when at the check-in counter. Nobody commented on them. When going through security no one blinked an eye and we got onboard and got overhead bin space easily.
So good luck everyone who plans on flying Ryanair in the future—I hope you have it as easy as we did!