Paddy Power is betting on you versus the volcano
The unpronounceable threat that is Eyjafjallajokull threatens to dog European airports into the summer. If you want to offset the risk of taking a flight abroad, then Bitterwallet-appointed king of the bookmakers, Paddy Power, could sort you out
Paddy is offering volcano betting throughout the Summer for several major European airports. Rather than offer odds on a particular flight being cancelled, you can bet on an unscheduled closure on any day in June, July or August for a minimum of just one hour - so long as the closure is caused by volcanic ash, Paddy will pay up.
Odds get as short as 10/1 for the beginning of June, but you'll get more generous odds of 25/1 on a closure at Barcelona in August. Potentially, this is isn't betting, it's an additional insurance policy for your family holiday. At least that's what you can tell the wife.
Thanks to avid Bitterwallet reader William