Smooth Sailing to the EU

From 1 January 2021 there were new requirements to travel to the EU for British citizens. Make sure you have the correct documents so you are ready to sail with confidence. For more information click here

Ferry industry gets Brits “shipshape” for EU travel

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Operators urge travellers to check passports now for European trips in 2021 New guide cuts through confusion on EU travel requirements Only a fifth* of the public know duty-free shopping…

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Find Wellness by Water

The Covid pandemic has had an enormous impact on our habits and on our mental health and has highlighted the importance of staying healthy in both mind and body. Research has shown the benefits that water can have on mental health, with 76% of people finding it relaxing to be on, or beside water and ferry travellers can make the most of this by experiencing the calming effects of water from the outset of their journey.

View our guide to the escapes by ferry that stimulate the mind, body and spirit.

Take part in our quick poll and find out the most popular ways to relax and unwind.

Travel Safe. Ferry Freedom

Whether you want to go to Spain or have a staycation, the ferry industry has been working hard to ensure your safety and comfort onboard. To go to our dedicated page click here

Ferry safe: taking to water seen as safer than travelling by plane, train or coach

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23 September 2020, Research from industry body Discover Ferries, reveals that more Brits would feel safe from Coronavirus infection travelling by ferry than by aeroplane, train or coach*. The news…

Big Ferry Fortnight is back!

Once again we are celebrating the amazing routes and facilities that can be experienced by ferry, by giving you the chance to see it for yourselves.  This year we are giving away over 600 free vehicle or pairs of ferry tickets on routes in the British Isles and to Europe by public ballot. Whether you are an avid globe trotter, a foodie, a cyclist, a motorbiker or just someone looking for a relaxed and enjoyable way to start your holiday with your loved ones, we have the perfect tickets for you.  The ballot closed on 12 March 2020.

COVID UPDATE: Due to the unprecedented situation we are aware that some winners may not have been able to book their travel, therefore the booking deadline has been extended into 2021.

Discover the 10 most beautiful destinations reachable by ferry

Christmas is coming

Thinking about visiting a Christmas market or activity? Check out our suggestions.

Ferry Best Festive Destinations – With only a few weeks left before that most magical time of the year, there are plenty of activities within easy reach that will get you into the festive spirit

Take part in our Christmas markets poll.

Investment in the Ferry Sector

New ships and port investment, we’re open for business whatever the Brexit outcome.

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Ferry industry shows customers it is watertight as sector continues to invest in passenger and freight services

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Eleven new ships to come in service before 2023 - six launching before 2021 Equating to more than £1bn investment reported at ABTA Travel Convention in Japan (9 October 2019) The…

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Thinking of taking your dog on holiday?

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Every year thousands of dogs join their families and travel by ferry for a holiday. Most crossings require your dog to remain in your vehicle or one of the ferry’s…