[vip_students] Re: Tutorial:Booking flights on Ryan Air web site!

Greetings Martha,

Pop a mail to Paul and/or the other mods and I'm sure that that situation will be sorted.

I have proposed a few tutorials from them in the past and they largely have come up trumps!

Lists are not as I have often said "written in stone"!

Bes to you,

Tony Sweeney
----- Original Message ----- From: "Martha Parkinson" <parksmartha@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <vip_students@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2011 7:09 PM
Subject: [vip_students] Re: Tutorial:Booking flights on Ryan Air web site!


Hello Paul,

What is your fixation with Ryan Air?

Are you going to do the same type of tutorial on Aer Lingus?

Martha
----- Original Message ----- From: "(NCBI) Paul Traynor" <paul.traynor@xxxxxxx>
To: <vip_students@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2011 11:19 AM
Subject: [vip_students] Tutorial:Booking flights on Ryan Air web site!


Hi All,

I hope this will help some in booking their flights on the Ryan Air web
site. I have tried to include Supernova users this time by inserting some keystrokes but generally the navigation of the site is mostly universal to all screen readers. This is not a perfect site to work with so again I say
have patience and "practice, practice, practice"

Paul.

Notes for Using Ryan Air Web Booking Form


Page 1: Entering flight from and too locations.

Entering the dates of flights required:
On this first page we will fill in the following details.
Notes to remember:
- A combo box is a list of something, for example, it could be list of
countries, or a list of dates etc.
To open up a combo box, use left alt key held down and at the same time
press the down arrow once. To then continue moving through the list of items
in the combo box just use the down arrow.
- A checkbox usually just gives an answer to a question posed on the
form or web site and hitting it with a spacebar will check it, "activate it"
- An edit box is just a box you type in something  too such as your
first name, last name

Additional Notes.
Some useful keystrokes:
*. Jaws, jaws key + F7 for a list of links.
*. Dolphin Supernova Suite, Caps lock + 1 for a list of links.
*. Jaws, jaws key + F5 for a list of form elements.
*. Dolphin Supernova Suite, Caps lock + number 6 above the letters for form
elements
*. Jaws, jaws key + F6 for a list of headings on a web page.
*. Dolphin Supernova Suite, Caps lock + number 6 above the letters for list
of headings.

(Begin entering booking details on page 1)
First set of details require you to input the day you wish to fly out, and
the month
Combo box 1: enter the day you wish to fly out.
Combo box 2: Enter the month you wish to fly out.

Enter details of return flights:
Combo box 1: The day you wish to fly home.
Combo box 2: The month you wish to fly home.

Entering passenger numbers:
This section asks you to provide number of passengers including, adults,
children under 16 and infants less than 2 years of age.

Combo box 1: Enter number of "Adults".
Combo box 2: Enter number of children under "16".
Combo box 3: Enter number of infants under "2".

Ryan Air License Agreement:
Checkbox unchecked: Press spacebar to check this box before continuing.

Final Button on this page: Book cheap flight button.
Note: if you press the letter "B" on your keyboard, you will be dropped onto
this button where you then press the spacebar.


Web Page 2: Selecting a suitable flight.

This page will contain all the available flights which may suit you for your
trip.
Important: When you go to the results page, on or as close to the dates you have expressed interest in will have their "Radio buttons" already checked in order to make the selecting process as easy as possible for you. You can
reach a radio button by
Pressing the letter "R" any time on your keyboard while in the results list.
Once you have reached a radio button which has been checked, your screen
reader will notify you of this fact.
The information that pertains to that particular radio button is just above
it so up arrowing will allow you to obtain details of the flight that has
been selected for you by the web site.
Information such as
- Flight number,
- Departure times,
- Dates,
- Times.
All will be shown to you here including fare cost, taxes etc.

If you are satisfied with your selection, press the letter "B" which will
drop you on the button labelled,
*. Select and Continue button.
Note: Pressing the letter "B" will drop you onto this button where you can
then press the spacebar to continue to the next page.

Ryan Air Page 4 of Booking Process.

Page Title: Passenger Details -

On this page we will fill out the information required about each passenger
travelling on the flight chosen on the previous page.

The first set of information on this page is about the lead passenger and is
as follows;

[Passenger One]
*. Title Combo box.
When you enter this combo box, to access its contents press keys, "Alt +
Down arrow" then release the alt key and use the down arrow to choose a
title such as Mr. Mrs. Doctor etc. When finished selecting the title, press
the "Tab key"

*. First Name Edit Box. Enter your first name then press tab key
*. Last Name Edit Box. Enter your last name then press tab key.
*. Amount of luggage Combo box. Here use the key combination of "Alt + down
arrow" to open up this combobox and then on its own use the down arrow to
select the amount of baggage you intend carrying with you.
*. Priority Boarding:
Pressing tab key a few times, you will come to a link called, "priority
boarding" then press tab key once more and you will be on a pair of "Radio Buttons" entitled, (Yes and No). This indicates to you the question, "do you
want priority boarding?"
use the up or down arrow keys to choose either yes or no, press the
"Spacebar key" on either yes or No to make the choice.

*. Country of Residence:
After having opted for the priority boarding or not, pressing the tab key
"Four times" will land you in the "country of residence combo box". Use the
left alt key + down arrow to open up the list of choices in this box then
just use down or up arrow on their own to make your selection.

Section two of the passenger details.

Passenger Two:
*. Title Combo box.
When you enter this combo box, to access its contents press keys, "Alt +
Down arrow" then release the alt key and use the down arrow to choose a
title such as Mar. Mrs. Doctor etc. When finished selecting the title, press
the "Tab key"

*. First Name Edit Box. Enter your first name then press tab key
*. Last Name Edit Box. Enter your last name then press tab key.
*. Amount of luggage Combo box. Here use the key combination of "Alt + down arrow" to open up this combo box and then on its own use the down arrow to
select the amount of baggage you intend carrying with you.
*. Priority Boarding:
Pressing tab key a few times, you will come to a link called, "priority
boarding" then press tab key once more and you will be on a pair of "Radio Buttons" entitled, (Yes and No). This indicates to you the question, "do you
want priority boarding?"
use the up or down arrow keys to choose either yes or no, press the
"Spacebar key" on either yes or No to make the choice.
Note: If the "priority Boarding  option" has been refused by the first
passenger during the filling out of their details then any subsequent
passengers in the group will have by default their priority boarding set
to "No" also.
*. Country of Residence:
After having opted for the priority boarding or not, pressing the tab key
"Four times" will land you in the "country of residence combo box". Use the
left alt key + down arrow to open up the list of choices in this box then
just use down or up
Arrow on their own to make your selection.

*. SMS reminder checkbox:
After selecting your country of current residence, pressing tab key "Four
times" will drop you onto the "SMS reminder checkbox", checking this will
tell Ryanair that you would like a reminder of your flight/booking
Important: its seems that you must check this checkbox otherwise when you
reach the continue button it will cause an error if this box isn't checked.
*. Purchase a cabin bag:
After having  checked or not the requirement that you would like a text
message sent to you, the next four presses of the tab key will jump you
through different types of cabin bag pictures and on the "Fifth press of the tab key" you will be asked if you wish to purchase one "radio buttons". Use
the arrow keys to choose "Yes or No".

Sports, Music or infant equipment checkbox:
If you have chosen No to purchasing a bag, tab on approx. three times and
you will have another *. Additional equipment checkbox. This checkbox asks the following question; please check box if one or more passengers wishes to
carry sports equipment, a musical instrument or infant equipment.
If the answer is no, leave the checkbox unchecked, if yes then use spacebar
to check it.
Note: If you checked this box then on the next page you will be asked for
details of the types of equipment, if the answer is no which is accomplished by leaving the checkbox blank then the following page will be for different
information.
*. Special Assistance checkbox:

Pressing the "Tab Key" twice more will land you on another checkbox. This
checkbox asks if you would like "Special Assistance", if the answer is No
then leave it unchecked; if yes then use spacebar to check it.

*. Acceptance of terms and conditions checkbox:
The last checkbox on this page is the terms and conditions agreement, you
must use the spacebar to check this otherwise you can't continue to the next
section, just click on the Yes or No".


*. Continue Button:
Tabbing "four times" will drop you onto the Continue button; press the
spacebar on this to continue with the booking process.

Ryan Air Web Page 4.

(Car Rental Details

Note: If you are not hiring a car and to quickly skip past this page, just press the "Letter "B" to jump directly to the "No Thanks Button" and press
the spacebar.

Ryan Air Page 5 of the booking process.

On this page you have the following items:

*. Email Address "Edit Box"
Fill in a valid email address to this edit box.
*. Confirm Email Address "Edit Box"
Using the same email address as you first typed in, type it in here again.
*. Area or city code "Edit Box"
Type in your area code here such as "046" or whichever is applicable to you.
*. Home Phone Number "Edit Box"
Type in your home phone number to this box.
*. Subscribe to Ryan Airs Email Newsletter "Checkbox" You can check or
uncheck this using the spacebar.
You can check this checkbox only if you wish to hear from the Ryan Air
newsletter.
*. Gift Voucher "Edit Box", leave blank if not applicable.
This edit box only applies to people who may have a gift voucher number and
wish to enter it here.
*. Sum Total Cost Of Your Travel "Edit Box". This will be the next edit box just a press of the "Tab Key twice" after the edit box for the gift voucher.
This box contains the total amount your trip is going to cost you.

Card Holder Details Section

1. Type of credit/debit card "Combo box", use left alt key + down arrow once
to open up this box then down arrow on its own to make a choice.
This box contains various types of cred card or debit card types available,
choose the type you plan on using to pay for your trip.

2. Press the "tab key" till you reach the Title combo box, use left alt key + Down arrow to open up the combo box and then use just down arrow to make a
selection of your title status such as Mar. Mrs. Doctor, etc.

3. Press tab key to jump into the "First name edit box" and type in your
name.

4. Press tab key to jump into the last name edit box and type in your last
name.

5. Press tab key once and you're in the credit card number box.

6. Press tab key once and you are in the cards month of expiry combo box,
use "left alt key + down arrow to open followed by down arrow to choose a
month.

7. Pressing tab key again drops you into the "Expiry year combo box", use
left alt key + down arrow to open up followed by just down arrow to make a
selection.

8. Pressing tab key will now drop you into the "CVS number edit box" this is
the three digit number on the back of your card.

[Cardholder Address Information]
(The address should be the same as that on your payment card statement.)

*. "Street address edit box", type in the first line of your address.
*. "Second edit box for second line of home address"
*. "Third edit box" for a third line of your street address if applicable.
*. "Fourth edit box" type in the town or city you are from.
*. "Fifth edit box" type in your post code if applicable.
*. Pressing tab will now jump you into the list of countries "Combo box",
use keys, left alt + down arrow to open up this list of countries then down
arrow on its own to make a selection.

Pressing tab key once more will now land you on the "Purchase Now Button".
If all your information is correct then pressing spacebar on this button
will complete the purchase of your tickets.




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