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RYANAIR - Name spelt wrong on booking
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Old 10-12-2007, 3:24 PM
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I have just booked a ticket for someone to fly on RYANAIR and have just noticed that I spelt their name incorrectly on the booking.
Instead of XXXERMANN I put XXXERMAN (missed one less N off).
Will this booking be OK and accepted when she turns up at the airport tomorrow ordo I need to do anything?:confused:
I was going to ring them but they wanted 1 @ min per call...
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Old 10-12-2007, 3:27 PM
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i went to dubai with mr instead of miss on my ticket and no one batted an eyelid!
Yes Your Dukeiness
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Old 10-12-2007, 3:54 PM
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As it is part of the surname, you need to call them. It should only cost you 7 to change it x
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Old 10-12-2007, 4:22 PM
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I have just returned from Funchal. Went from Manchester where you obtain your boarding card from an automated machine after scanning your passport My surname was spelt incorrectly.No problem
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I have just returned from Funchal. Went from Manchester where you obtain your boarding card from an automated machine after scanning your passport My surname was spelt incorrectly.No problem
Firstly, you were not flying with Ryanair.

Secondly, had your ticket been checked and found to be incorrect, it is possible that you would have been charged an admin fee much higher than 7, plus the difference in cost between what you paid originally and a new ticket.

It is up to the OP if they wish to take the risk (taking into account that Ryanair tickets on the day of travel are very very expensive).
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Old 10-12-2007, 4:35 PM
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You are allowed up to 3 letters that are incorrect.

You could always call them up to check.
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You are allowed up to 3 letters that are incorrect.
Where did you hear that from?
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Old 10-12-2007, 5:49 PM
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My cousin works for a tour operator and she told me.
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I arranged a last minute club 18-30s holiday for me and 6 of my mates earlier this year through Thomas Cook. They accidentally put Ms instead of Mr on two of the ticket names. I rang them up when I received the tickets to let them know the mistake, however they instantly tried to pass the blame onto me and said I would have to pay a 25 each way admin fee if I was at fault. They record all there phone calls, so luckily when they replayed the phone call they realised it was there mistake. Some of these companies really try it on with these fees though
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Old 10-12-2007, 6:02 PM
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It doesn't matter if tickets say ms instead or mrs etc as passports don't have your title on anyway!!!
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It doesn't matter if tickets say ms instead or mrs etc as passports don't have your title on anyway!!!
But it was Ms instead of Mr, guess he didnt want to go in drag
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Old 10-12-2007, 6:23 PM
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That doesn't matter! Like i said your passport doesn't have a title on anyway!!!

Ms instead of mr was just example!!
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Personally I think I'd chance it with this one and I wouldn't sweat over it ... MAN, MANN? What's an 'N' between friends?
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I made that mistake last year when I booked a flight to Singapore on ebookers. My booking confirmation had me as a Ms rather than the correct Mr! Correcting that little mistake cost me a £35 amendment fee!!
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Old 10-12-2007, 6:37 PM
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i don't know how - like i said passports don't have your title on anyway - you were ripped off there!
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Old 10-12-2007, 7:58 PM
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If you can check in online I'd be surprised if you were questioned at the gate, but if you have to check in at the desk I think it's a bit risky.
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[quote=peterbaker;7159317]Personally I think I'd chance it with this one and I wouldn't sweat over it ... MAN, MANN? quote]
I'd cross my fingers and chance it as well. Good luck.
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Personally I think I'd chance it with this one and I wouldn't sweat over it ... MAN, MANN? quote]
I'd cross my fingers and chance it as well. Good luck.

So would I
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Old 11-12-2007, 8:37 AM
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My cousin works for a tour operator and she told me.
In that case she has mis-informed you. There are quite strict rules relating to the spelling of pax names due to the security/immigration climate in which airlines operate today.

However in the OP's case the chances are that you could pass through security checks 99 times out of 100 and it wouldn't be picked up by anyone, but it only takes the one eagle eyed immigration officer/check-in agent/security memeber to notice and it may spoil your day !!! £7 (if no change in flight cost) for peace of mind or.................?? The choice is yours.

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Old 11-12-2007, 9:50 AM
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urm no she hasn't - it happened to us when we went away, her name was 3 letters wrong and we were still allowed on!
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