What is a Checked Baggage Special Declaration of Value?
A Checked Baggage Special Declaration of Value is a fee which increases the liability limit on a checked bag should that bag be lost or damaged.
At Ryanair we do all we can to prevent the loss, delay or damage of checked-in baggage. In the rare event of this occurring, our liability as per the Montreal Convention 1999 is limited to 1,288 Special Drawing Rights (approx. €1600) per person.
A Special Checked Baggage Declaration of Value fee can be paid for in advance of your trip. The payment of this fee raises the liability limit to 2,262 Special Drawing Rights (approx. €2600).
Customers can purchase this at the Airport Ticket Desk, the Checked Baggage Special Declaration of Value Fee must be paid for at each airport of departure.