Ryanair launches surprise one-day sale - with some flights from £5.99

Fancy jetting off to sunnier climes for less than £6?

Get a move on, then, because Ryanair has launched a spontaneous one-day only sale on flights to some of Europe's hottest holiday destinations.

The low-cost airline is offering up to 20 per cent off over 500,000 seats, available for travel between June and September, allowing customers to book a last-minute summer holiday at the lowest fares.

Destinations include Madrid, Barcelona, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Copenhagen and Krakow, among others.

To make the savings, flights must be booked through the Ryanair website - but anyone looking to grab a bargain will need to act fast, as the sale is only running until midnight tonight (Tuesday, May 22).

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said: “Summer is here and what better way to celebrate than with a summer getaway break. We’ve launched a massive sale with up to 20 per cent off more than 500,000 seats for travel between June and September.

"This amazing offer will end at midnight (24:00hrs) on Tuesday, 22nd May so customers should log on quickly and bag a bargain break today – you’d be mad to miss it.”