How do I get a refund for not getting on an overbooked Ryanair flight?

A simple 10 step guide for solving this common Ryanair problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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If you were bumped off of your flight and promised compensation, then we can help you get a refund. You can submit a claim here someone from the Ryanair customer service team will review your case and work on your refund.
On drop down menu select "Request a refund of government tax (unused flight)"
Enter your flight reservation number below that.
Make a selection if this is a one way ticket or a return ticket.
Enter your flight number
Enter the date of the flight
Enter your name and email address.
Enter the code in the CAPTCHA box, then select the option for "I wish to apply for a refund for ALL customers and for ALL flights booked on this flight reservation" then click "Submit refund request" and your issue will be reviewed by Ryanair.
You can also live chat with an agent (their phone system isn't very good). Open this link to start the chat.
Enter your name, email and booking number and then click Start the Chat. There's a chance that you try to login and it tells you the queue is full. Just wait and a spot will open up. Once speaking with a rep, tell them that you were bumped off of your flight and would like a refund. Good luck!
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Author: Adam • May 18th, 2017

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After thousands of Ryanair customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I get a refund for not getting on an overbooked Ryanair flight?; wish to return from same airport thst we arrive in(out rygge) in Torp(want to return from Rygge); I have reservation YIYUWB (STANSTED TO RYGGE FOR *ND MAY. MY RETURN JOURNEY RESERVATION(JNSNGJ) O...; accelerate the transfert of wrong destination sent suitcases; Ive lost a purse and think it might be on the plane i was on yesterday; I accidentally booked the wrong time for a return flight from Glasgow. The reservation OUFR*R has...... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 10 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 11 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Ryanair. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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