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Wightlink Isle of Wight Festival Offers

16th December 2019

Isle of Wight ferry provider Wightlink has a limited time offer on sailings in 2020.

Customers can take advantage of discounts during the Isle of Wight Festival weeken ... read more

Red Funnel Black Friday Sale

26th November 2019

Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel is offering a Black Friday deal that includes one-third off all vehicle ferry travel for trips booked for travel between November 22 2019 and No ... read more

DFDS Newhaven-Dieppe 2020 Bookings Open

11th October 2019

Have you already been thinking about where to set sail to in 2020? DFDS is now taking bookings on their Newhaven-Dieppe route. Travellers can xplore the heart of northern France with s ... read more

DFDS Summer Savings

26th August 2019

Ferry operator DFDS has a range of offers for late summer and autumn 2019.

Save 15% Newcastle-Amsterdam
Booked your late summer holiday yet? Why not esc ... read more

Stena Line Kids Go Free Promo

18th June 2019

Stena Line has launched a Kids Go Free offer giving families the opportunity to save on trips throughout the year across the Irish Sea via the Holyhead–Dublin, Fishguard–Ro ... read more

Thames Clippers Introduce New Ferry

11th March 2019

March 1 2019 saw the addition of London’s newest passenger ferry, Venus Clipper, to the Thames fleet.

The high-tech catamaran made her maiden voyage, travelling ... read more

Red Funnel's Red Hot February Sale

13th February 2019

Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel has launched a 'Red Hot' February offer which allows up to 25% off any cross-Solent vehicle ferry journey booked and completed by Februa ... read more

Irish Ferries Book Early & Save

8th January 2019

Irish Ferries is celebrating the New Year with the launch of a new ferry and an offer of 25% off car ferry fares to Ireland in 2019.

The deal applies all crossings bet ... read more

DFDS Launches See Ports Campaign

13th November 2018

DFDS, in partnership with the Calais Tourism Office and Dunkirk Tourism Office, has launched ‘See Ports’, a campaign encouraging its passengers to stay longer in these Fren ... read more

Irish Ferries Introduces New Dublin Swift Catamaran

11th May 2018

The upgraded high-speed Dublin Swift twin-hulled catamaran has recently joined the Irish Ferries fleet following a full internal refurbishment. It replaces the Jonathan Swift which has ... read more

Irish Ferries New Next Day Return Fare

30th March 2017

Irish Ferries has introduced a new ‘Next Day Return’ fare that is great value for people living within easy reach of Holyhead, i.e. The Wirral, Manchester and Liverpool, as ... read more

Condor Ferries Early Booking Deal

14th February 2017

Condor Ferries has launched an exclusive early booking offer for those travelling to the Channel Islands or St Malo in France.

Available for a limited time only, passe ... read more

Stena Line Two Go Free Offers

3rd February 2017

Stena Line has announced special offers for small groups of travellers on both its North and South routes to Ireland. The offer enables 2 friends to travel free. Here are the details.< ... read more

Stena Line Ferry Happy New Year Offer

30th December 2016

Stena Line is putting the sparkle into this festive season by giving passengers 25% off all sailings in 2017 on the Holyhead/Dublin and Fishguard/Rosslare routes.

In a ... read more

Irish Ferries Half Term Breaks

7th October 2016

Irish Ferries is advertising five night half-term 2016 holidays in Ireland for £399 including return ferry travel by car.

Holiday cottages to choose from include ... read more

DFDS Summer Cycling Offers

22nd August 2016

DFDS Seaways is offering crossings on its ferry routes to Europe from £20 per person for cyclists including cycle carriage. The deal is available to customers booking by Septembe ... read more

DFDS Early Booking Special Offers

16th August 2016

DFDS is now taking bookings on all routes for 2017, and is promoting a range of special offers. The company has special 20% discounts on travel to Dunkirk, which includes a free 6pack ... read more

Stena Line Summer Offers

25th July 2016

Lowest ever summer fares are on offer with free Stena Plus upgrade on the Stena Line Belfast to Cairnryan route, with a super off-peak saver deal. Travellers can getaway this summer fr ... read more

Harwich Hook of Holland Summer Sale 2016

18th July 2016

Stena Line has launched a summer 2016 sale on crossings for the Harwich Hook of Holland route. Travellers can save up to 20% this summer on all Economy, Flexi and Premium vehicle (cars ... read more

Brittany Ferries Summer 2016 Savings

16th May 2016

Passengers can save up to 25% on self-catering French cottage holidays and 15% on Spanish casas this summer with Brittany Ferries. Discounts are available throughout the summer season, ... read more

P&O Ferries Night Sailing Offer

8th April 2016

P&O Ferries has launched a new offer giving a 25% discount to Dover-Calais passengers who travel between 6pm in the evening and 6am in the morning in May or June 2016.

The ... read more

Scoot Ferries New Passenger ServiceScoot Ferries New Passenger Service

16th November 2015

Isle of Wight based Scoot Ferries launched a new passenger ferry service between Cowes and Portsmouth on November 5 2015. Having successfully operated a special one week only Cowes to ... read more

DFDS Earlybird Offer Newcastle to Amsterdam

26th October 2015

DFDS is featuring an Earlybird offer on their Newcastle-Amsterdam crossing in 2016.

Passengers booking their ferry crossing before November 30 2015 save 10% and need o ... read more

Brittany Ferries Adds Winter Sun Choice

29th September 2015

Brittany Ferries has increased its portfolio of long-stay winter sun holiday destinations, adding the South of France to the choice of ferry-inclusive apartments in southern Spain and Por ... read more

Wightlink Day Trip Offers 2015

17th July 2015

New for summer 2015, Wightlink Ferries has introduced Family Foot Passenger day trip tickets from £37.50 for up to five people. (A family is maximum two adults aged sixteen or ov ... read more

Irish Ferries Remembers Yeats

22nd June 2015

Irish Ferries has created a seven-night holiday to Ireland’s north-west to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the poet and statesman WB Yeats, born 13 June 1865.

The self-d ... read more

Stena Lower Fares & Cabin Offers

18th June 2015

Stena Line has introduced a new low price fare available on selected sailings throughout 2015. Car crossings from Harwich to the Hook of Holland now start from £49 one-way. In ad ... read more

Brittany Ferries Deals to France and Spain

15th April 2015

Brittany Ferries has announced a late booking deal which offers up to 25% off cottage holidays in France and 10% discount on casas in Spain, even during school holidays.

Th ... read more

Red Funnel Bestival Payment Plan

19th March 2015

Ferry company Red Funnel is inviting festival goers to join Bestival’s ‘Summer of Love’ on the Isle of Wight with its affordable payment plan. The line up for this year’s Bestival, taking ... read more

Dover to Calais Discount Savings

3rd March 2015

P&O Ferries is offering 20% on standard return travel bookings from Dover to Calais valid until December 11th 2015. The offer applies to cars and up to 9 people travelling together out an ... read more

MyFerryLink Short Breaks

23rd February 2015

With the pound currently at a great rate against the Euro and low petrol prices, MyFerryLink suggests that now is a great time to book a short break to France and features some special ... read more

Brittany Ferries Special Offer Includes School Holidays

13th January 2015

Brittany Ferries have launched a Save up to 20% offer on holidays to France and Spain. The offer will last until the 10th February.

There is a wide choice of holiday ... read more

Brittany Ferries Early Booking Discounts

27th November 2014

Brittany Ferries has launched its 2015 range of ferry inclusive holidays to France, Spain and Portugal with a wealth of new products and destinations, and a saving of up to 25% for cus ... read more

IOM Steam Packet Adds Liverpool Services

8th October 2014

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has announced extra Liverpool crossings and more special offer fares in 2015.

The Company's Manannan will operate 48 additional seasona ... read more

Irish Ferries Two-For-One Autumn Offer

1st September 2014

Irish Ferries is offering two-weeks-for-the-price-of-one at dozens of holiday cottages in Ireland this autumn 2014.

For example, with Irish Ferries’ offer, a 14-night holi ... read more

Condor Ferries Launches MARINElife Day Trips

21st July 2014

Condor Ferries has announced the introduction of a number of MARINElife Day Trips to the Channel Islands, offering passengers the opportunity to spot marine mammals and seabirds in the ... read more

Stena Line Belfast Day Trip To Glasgow

27th May 2014

Stena Line has announced a £10 day trip offer from Belfast to Glasgow, available until June 25 2014 when booked before May 31.

The day trip offer, which operates ... read more

Irish Ferries Plus One Free Deal

12th May 2014

Irish Ferries has introduced a new offer on all self-drive journeys across the Irish Sea this year. Under the campaign heading ‘Plus One Free’ the new deal means every car driver’s first ... read more

Brittany Ferries May Special Offer

2nd May 2014

Travellers planning a trip to France in May 2014 can take advantage of a special time-limited offer on ferry travel, with return fares starting from £79 per person.

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Red Funnel Unveils New Look Ferry

18th April 2014

Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries has officially unveiled its new look Red Falcon passenger vehicle ferry after a major £2.2 million investment to the ship’s passenger facil ... read more

Brittany Ferries Launches No Frills Service

4th April 2014

p>Brittany Ferries has introduced a new no frills car ferry service linking Portsmouth to Le Havre in Normandy and Santander in northern Spain.

Branded Brittany Fer ... read more

P&O Ferries Special Deals

7th February 2014

Special 20& Discount offer: for dates to Dec 19th!
P&O Ferries is offering a 20% discount for Country Connect visitors on Short and Long Break Dover to Calais trips. This is ... read more

MyFerryLink Cosy Midwinter Breaks

20th January 2014

One of MyFerryLink’s favourite winter breaks is at the seaside Château de la Marine where one-night breaks cost from £85 per person.

Sitting on the hill ... read more

Brittany Ferries January Promotion

12th January 2014

In a January promotion by ferry operator Brittany Ferries, customers can save up to 25% on a wide range of cottage holidays, apartments, villas and hotels in France, Spain and Portugal. ... read more

LD Lines New Ferry Links To Spain

17th December 2013

LD Lines has announced further increases to its ferry service network to Spain with the addition of a weekly sailing to Gijón, linking in with its existing France (St-Nazaire)&n ... read more

Stena Line 2013 Christmas Shopping Cruises

16th December 2013

Stena Lines is inviting shoppers to Shop till you drop at one of Holland’s funkiest Christmas markets. And there are no luggage restrictions for car or dutchflyer passengers.

... read more

Irish Ferries Holidays Dublin Christmas Market Offer

15th November 2013

Irish Ferries Holidays is offering a self-drive Dublin break from £168 per person for any three nights’ bed and breakfast before December 23 2013.

They claim tha ... read more

Brittany Ferries Golf Breaks By Car

15th November 2013

The 2014 Brittany Ferries Golf Breaks brochure featuring 67 courses in Western France and 12 in Northern Spain is out now. All bookings made before January 31 will save 10% and can be ... read more

LD Lines Offers New Route to Spain

1st November 2013

LD Lines has announced the introduction of a new UK to Spain service between Poole and Santander in Northern Spain which starts on November 3 2013.

The new service will oper ... read more

Brittany Ferries Holiday Offers

25th October 2013

Brittany ferries are offering special holiday deals, many bookable any time from now until February 2014. These are available to all Country Connect visitors.

Save up ... read more

Wightlink Isle of Wight Walking Offer

8th October 2013

Event sponsor Wightlink is offering special fares thoughout the weekend of the 2013 Isle of Wight Autumn Walking Weekend between October 25 and 28. Fares start from £55 for a car ... read more

Brittany Ferries Schedule Update 2014

3rd September 2013

Brittany Ferries has published its sailing schedule for France and Spain up until autumn 2014.

Highlights include the Portsmouth-Le Havre route, which offers departures ever ... read more

Irish Ferries Holidays Summer Savers

12th August 2013

Irish Ferries Holidays is urging British families to take advantage of a price drop on Irish holiday cottage rentals from August 17 2013, saving up to £266 on peak season prices. ... read more

MyFerryLink Price Promise

6th August 2013

Dover-Calais ferry operator MyFerryLink has introduced a price promise that they will never be beaten on price - if passengers can find a lower fare for a like for like booking they ca ... read more

Condor Resumes Weymouth Sailings

23rd July 2013

Condor Ferries makes its first fast ferry sailing from Weymouth in 17 months on July 17 2013.

The day trip to Guernsey follows refurbishment of the Weymouth ferry berth and ... read more

Brittany Ferries New Route to Le Havre

10th June 2013

Brittany Ferries has launched a new cross-Channel route from the south coast port of Portsmouth to Le Havre in Normandy.

The new service will operate four days a week, from ... read more

Brittany Ferries Kids Go Free Offer

13th March 2013

To celebrate National Ferry Fortnight, French ferry and holiday company Brittany Ferries is launching a special offer for families travelling during summer 2013 - even throughout the p ... read more

Stena Line Summer 2013 Savings

4th February 2013

Stena Line is giving holidaymakers the chance to save up to £400 when travelling to Europe in Summer 2013.

In a price comparison carried out by Stena Line for a family ... read more

IOM Steam Packet Launches January Sale

11th January 2013

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company has launched a January sale, offering a 50% discount off Standard Vehicle Fares (e.g. car + driver + additional passengers) for ferry travel during ... read more

Brittany Ferries Save 20% on 2013 Holidays

11th December 2012

Brittany Ferries’ 2013 self-drive holiday programme is on sale now with savings of 20% (even on peak season bookings) when booked before December 14 2012. The saving applies to s ... read more

P&O Ferries Bargain Ski Trips

3rd December 2012

Skiers heading for France to make the most of heavy snow fall in the Alps this winter can bag a bargain booking with P&O Ferries.

Travelling on the company’s Dover ... read more

Condor Launches 2013 Schedule

27th November 2012

Dorset-based ferry operator, Condor Ferries has launched its sailing schedule for summer 2013, allowing passengers to book journeys to France and the Channel Islands right up to Novemb ... read more

Irish Ferries 2013 Now Booking

1st November 2012

Irish Ferries has opened up its reservations system a month earlier than usual, accepting bookings for travel from February 1st and for the rest of 2013.

The company was pre ... read more

Free Disneyland Paris Ticket

10th May 2012

To celebrate their 175th Anniversary and Disneyland® Paris' 20th anniversary, P&O Ferries is offering customers a free Disney ticket when they book a Dover-Calais crossing ... read more

Brittany Ferries Winter Getaway to France

8th November 2011

Brittany Ferries has announced a special fares of £99 return for a car and two passengers for travel until December 18 2011 on all its routes to France. Trips must be booked by N ... read more

P&O Ferries Two for One Mini Cruises

4th October 2011

P&O Ferries is offering two-night mini cruises from Hull to either Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Bruges from £72 per person - and when one pays, one goes free.

The offer ... read more

Brittany Ferries New Whale & Dolphin Cruise

28th June 2011

Brittany Ferries has teamed up with marine conservation experts School of Whales to offer seven whale and dolphin watching cruises through the 'Biscay Triangle' to Santander du ... read more

Irish Ferries Holidays 2011 Offers

8th April 2011

Irish Ferries Holidays features a wide choice of cottages, hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation. For 2011, there is an even greater range of added-value offers such as free child ... read more

Brittany Ferries New Route to Bilbao

31st March 2011

Brittany Ferries' new route from Portsmouth to Bilbao launched on March 27 2011.

The addition of the new Bilbao link means that Brittany Ferries will now provide up to f ... read more

DFDS Summer offers

23rd July 2010

To celebrate the creation of the 'Bigger and Better' DFDS Seaways, which now incorporates all Norfolkline routes, it has announced a range of offers with savings of up to 12%. These must ... read more

P and O Ferries Summer deal for foot passengers

19th July 2010

P&O Ferries is offering a special deal for foot passengers this summer.

For online bookings made between July 15 and September 29, for travel until September 30 2010, foot ... read more

DFDS Two for One Mini Cruises

5th March 2010

DFDS Seaways is offering a two-for-one deal on selected March and April two-night mini-cruises to Amsterdam from Newcastle.

The offer must be booked online before March 31 2010. ... read more

Irish Ferries Festive fares to Ireland

18th November 2009

A special gift from Irish Ferries this Christmas; one-way fares from £69 for car plus one passenger including all taxes. 

The £69 fare applies to midweek (Tues ... read more


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