Ryanair discount code & sale 2016/2017: Cheap flight offers

The Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017 is your ticket to saving when you book a cheap flight with this popular low cost airline. Read on to discover the latest sale deals and online offers, and find detailed information about flying with Ryanair, from what's included to where you can travel to.

Latest Ryanair discount code & sale offers for 2016/2017

Ryanair discount code 2016/2017: current cheap flight deals

Get details on the latest Ryanair discount code 2016/2017, plus any online offers or seat sales. Look out for limited time discounts, destination specific offers and perfected off deals:

  • Compare cheap Ryanair flight deals with Momondo
  • Browse popular routes offered by Ryanair
  • Find the flights that suit your travel plans
  • Find cheap Ryanair flights with Skyscanner
  • Search by region or by airport to find Ryanair flight routes
  • Enter exact dates, months or find the cheapest month
  • Explore the top flight routes offered by Ryanair
  • Search for the lowest fares & save with Cheap Flights
  • Learn more about the Ryanair check in options
  • Browse latest cheap deals on Ryanair flights
  • Browse flights from London, Manchester & more
  • Destinations across UK, Ireland & Europe
  • Search for Ryanair flight deals with Opodo
  • Cheap flights departing from London, Manchester & more
  • Travel to destinations across Europe & the Med

If you're not quite ready to book, do check back to see what the Ryanair discount code is before buying your tickets as the deals can change quite frequently.

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A bit about Ryanair

Ryanair is well known as Ireland's leading low cost carrier. It pitches itself firmly in the 'cheap flights' camp and proudly wears the 'no frills' badge while meeting the demands of a range of customers, from families and couples to groups and business travellers. Ryanair was established in 1985, and over the last 30 years has gone from strength to strength, becoming one of Europe's biggest and busiest airlines, with many passengers benefiting by using the Ryanair discount code when they book.

From the Tenerife in the Canary Islands to Paphos, Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean, Ryanair works to connect people with all sorts of destinations including prime beach holiday spots and exciting cities. It operates a fleet of more than 300 Boeing 737 aircraft, which carry more than 90 million passengers each year.

Although Ryanair would be the first to stand up and say it offers the basics at a great price which makes travel easier and cheaper for all, you could still shave a little extra off the cost when you book a Ryanair flight using the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017.

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Why book with Ryanair?

Ryanair's appeal is that it brings destinations across Europe, the Med and North Africa within reach for less, especially when you use the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017. Gone are the days when air travel was the preserve of the rich and famous: low cost carriers such as Ryanair have opened the world up to everyone, making cities, beach resorts and everything in between increasingly more accessible.

And how does it achieve this? By boldly stating its no frills approach to cheap flights, promising you a seat and a safe journey, while leaving any added extras, from checked luggage to inflight food, for you to purchase if necessary. Ryanair has also made a big effort in recent years to improve what's included as standard (even when you book with the Ryanair discount code), such as allocated seating and an extra cabin bag.

Add to this the numerous convenient departure points and variety of destinations, and you've got a winning formula, just remember to use the latest Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017 or any online sale to see if you could save even more on the already cheap fares offered.

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Flying with Ryanair

One of the great things about flying with Ryanair is the options it has when it comes to deciding where to fly from. With departure points from 16 major and regional UK airports, using the Ryanair discount code or latest sale deal has never been easier as you're certain to find a local airport that suits, from Edinburgh to Bournemouth.

You can fly to Europe and the Mediterranean from the following UK airports (routes vary according to departure point) with the Ryanair discount code:

  • England: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, London (Gatwick, Luton & Stansted) Manchester, Newcastle
  • Northern Ireland: Derry
  • Scotland: Edinburgh, Glasgow International & Prestwick)
  • Wales: Cardiff

Group bookings

With so many cheap flights and great savings thanks to various online offers and the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017, many people looking to go on holiday with friends, be it a stag do, hen do or simply a group getaway, choose to fly low cost with Ryanair. If you're flying with 20 or more people, contact Ryanair directly to arrange the best value way to book your flights together.

Quiet flights service

After listening to the feedback of frequent early morning and late night travellers, Ryanair has launched its quiet flights service, which operate before 7am and after 10pm. Generally speaking, these include fewer announcements and dimmed cabin lights to encourage passengers to sit, back, relax and catch up on any missed sleep.

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Types of fares

As part of its remit to offer straightforward low cost airfares, Ryanair's fare structure is pretty simple. Most travellers, whether they're using the Ryanair discount code or not, tend to opt for the standard fare, which lets you choose which extras suit you, such as checked baggage and extra legroom seating. Meanwhile, business travellers are encouraged to use the Business Plus fare which is more flexible should plans change.

Standard fare

If you're hoping to take advantage of the current Ryanair discount code or online deal, booking a standard fare to any of the exciting destinations is a great way to guarantee you get the best value, especially if you're only travelling with hand luggage on a short journey.

Whether you're planning a holiday or just a long weekend away, when you book a standard fare with the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017, your ticket will include:

Standard Fare
Hand baggage one bag up to 10kgs plus another small personal bag such as laptop or handbag
Checked baggage bag(s) can be purchased from £15 during low season and £25 during high season
Seat reservation allocated seating included, but you can purchase a regular, Premium or front row seat from £5.99
Meal and drinks a full range of drinks and snacks can be purchased on board
Inflight entertainment inflight magazine and shop
Extras priority boarding can be purchased from £2.99

To find out more about the various extras you can purchase while using the Ryanair discount code, and when the low and high seasons apply to charges, please visit Ryanair's table of fees.

Business Plus

Business Plus from Ryanair is designed to offer added flexibility and comfort for those on hectic work trips. As well as extras including priority boarding and free airport check in, Business Plus gives you peace of mind if you have to alter the date or time of your flight at the last minute due to an unpredictable schedule or meeting that's overrun.

If you're considering booking the Business Plus fare with the latest Ryanair discount code or online offer, you can count on the following with your ticket:

Business Plus
Hand baggage one bag up to 10kgs plus another small personal bag such as laptop or handbag
Checked baggage one bag up to 20kgs included
Seat reservation choice of Premium Seat included
Meal and drinks a full range of drinks and snacks can be purchased on board
Inflight entertainment inflight magazine and shop
Extras flexible ticket, free airport check in, priority boarding

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Destinations with Ryanair

Ryanair whisks passengers all across Europe, the Mediterranean and Morocco from 16 UK airports. It operates more than 1,600 flights per day, connecting over 180 destinations in 30 countries. This means that when it comes to using the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017, there's plenty of choice.

Cheap flights from Ryanair to destinations across Europe & beyond

Of course, destinations vary depending on your departure point - for example, options from London Gatwick and much more limited than options from London Stansted. Overall though, Ryanair strives to take passengers to a wide selection of diverse destinations, be they trendy cities or beautiful beach retreats. If you're planning to use the Ryanair discount code or current sale offer, why not consider one of the following popular places to visit:

Top 10 beach destinations to visit:

  • Cagliari, Italy
  • Corfu, Greece
  • Faro, Portugal
  • Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Malaga, Spain
  • Malta, Malta
  • Nice, France
  • Paphos, Cyprus
  • Tenerife, Spain
  • Zadar, Croatia

Top 10 city break destinations to visit:

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Lisbon, Portugal
  • Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Rome, Italy
  • Stockholm, Sweden

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New Ryanair routes for 2017

Ryanair has added a whole host of new destinations to its summer 2017 schedule, including the following:

New Ryanair routes direct from Aberdeen to:

  • Malaga, Spain - from 8 February 2017, twice weekly
  • Alicante, Spain - from 9 February 2017, twice weekly
  • Faro, Portugal - from 2 May 2017, twice weekly

New Ryanair routes direct from East Midlands to:

  • Girona, Spain - from 26 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Budapest, Hungary - from 27 March 2017, three times a week
  • Reus, Spain - from 27 March 2017, twice weekly

New Ryanair routes direct from Edinburgh to:

  • Ibiza, Spain - from 26 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Milan Bergamo, Italy - from 27 March 2017, five times per week
  • Porto, Portugal - from 28 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Vigo, Spain - from 29 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Girona, Spain - twice weekly

New Ryanair routes direct from Glasgow to:

  • Glasgow International (GLA) to Lisbon, Portugal - from 26 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Glasgow International (GLA) to Palanga, Lithuania - from 26 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Glasgow International (GLA) to Valencia, Spain - from 27 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Glasgow International (GLA) to Zadar, Croatia - twice weekly
  • Glasgow Prestwick (PIK) to Girona, Spain - twice weekly

New Ryanair routes direct from Liverpool to:

  • Prague, Czech Republic - from 26 March 2017, fours times per week
  • Bari, Italy - from 28 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Girona, Spain - twice weekly

New Ryanair routes direct from Newcastle to:

  • Faro, Portugal - from 26 March 2017, fives times per week
  • Palma, Majorca, Spain - from 26 March 2017, weekly
  • Madrid, Spain - from 27 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Girona, Spain - from 28 March 2017, twice weekly

Other new routes from Ryanair in 2017:

  • London Stansted (STN) to Strasbourg, France - from 26 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Girona, Spain - from 27 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Cardiff (CWL) to Faro, Portugal - from 27 March 2017, twice weekly
  • Newquay (NQY) to Faro, Portugal - from 28 March 2017, twice weekly
  • London Luton (LTN) to Faro, Portugal - from 1 May 2017, fives times per week

Wherever takes your fancy, just remember to use the Ryanair discount code for 2016/2017 to help make your low cost flights even cheaper. Can't find what you're looking for? Head to our complete collection of flight deals and discounts to see more great value offers from leading airlines.

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Kirsten Henton

Kirsten Henton
Updated on Tuesday 6th December 2016

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