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National Ferry Fortnight

National Ferry Fortnight - 15 to 29 March 2014

National Ferry Fortnight is a celebration of travel by sea and how accessible and easy ferry travel can be.  Thanks to its mild climate, the Isle of Wight is the perfect destination for a family break travelling by ferry without even leaving the country! There are 75 sq miles of outstanding natural beauty to explore, some great places to stay, award winning restaurants serving local produce and plenty of things to do.  With our new £25 deposit scheme* you can take advantage get the best advance fares, accommodation and attraction tickets, making it even easier to book your spring or summer break.

All of our National Ferry Fortnight offers have now ended but we still have plenty of fantastic deals for you.

National Ferry Fortnight

Save £'s on Attraction Tickets

Third Off Isle of Wight Attractions

The Isle of Wight offers an amazing array of attractions for all tastes.  From exploring Queen Victoria's Osborne House to storming the battlements at Carisbrooke Castle, scaring yourself at Restricted Area 5 at Blackgang Chine to going ape at the Owl and Monkey Haven the choice is yours!  We offering up to a 1/3 OFF at selected attractions - Find out more

National Ferry Fortnight

An unrivalled travel experience

Red Funnel new look vehicle ferry

This April our new look Red Falcon enters service following it's £2m investment.  The vessel will provide an unrivalled travel experience which will include Air-Conditioning, enhanced Wi:Fi, 2 new lounges, 55% more seating, 2 new sun decks and much more!
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View a timelapse of our Ferry Crossing!

National Ferry Fortnight

Book Ferry Travel with just a £25 deposit!

National Ferry Fortnight

Greatest choice of ferry inclusive holidays!

Book holiday accommodation online

Red Funnel offer the largest range accommodation and ferry travel options than anyone else. From self-catering cottages to holiday parks, boutique hotels to seafront guesthouses we are the first choice for Isle of Wight breaks.  All holidays are also securely protected with ABTOT bonding for your peace of mind.
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Terms and conditions

*Deposit scheme only available for bookings made online via A valid UK debit/credit card will be required for payment, this card will then be used for the final balance payment.  Not available using PayPal or cards registered outside the UK. Full payment for a ferry booking is required 30 days before the day of outward travel date. This payment will be taken automatically using the card registered and used for the initial deposit payment.  If payment is not received the ferry booking and any additional items will be cancelled. The deposit paid is non-refundable. If booking holiday accommodation and ferry travel a deposit of £25 will be taken to secure the booking. Payment of the full balance for the accommodation element of the booking will be required 56 days before departure and will be taken from the registered card automatically.  The ferry element will then be taken automatically 30 days before departure. This option is only available for private vehicle bookings and excludes foot passenger travel, Travel Card accounts, business accounts and other accounts. If the final payment is unsuccessful the booking will be cancelled. It is your responsibility to notify Red Funnel should your registered payment card change.  Please register the new card online via and call 0844 844 9988 to notify us that the payment will be from an alternative card. Early payment can be made on any booking but only for for the full balance.  Part payment or early instalment payment is not available. Should you wish to pay your full balance early please call 0844 844 9988 quoting your booking reference number. Once the full balance is paid the standard conditions of your fare type will apply. If you are booking a promotional fare then special payment terms and other conditions may apply. Red Funnel reserve the right to amend this conditions at any time.

*Free on board meal includes a full English breakfast or a delicious freshly cooked dinner at our onboard restaurant ReFuel on us. Terms and conditions apply.

RedFunnel Address

Contact Centre: Bookings Tel (Within UK): 0844 844 9988. Tel (Outside UK): 0845 155 2442. Customer Services: Tel +44 (0)23 8001 9192

Switchboard: Tel +44 (0)23 8024 8500. Fax +44 (0)23 8024 8501.

Registered in England: 002404, VAT number: GB 902 873131. All Rights Reserved, © 2014 Red Funnel (i-5844efbc)

Isle of Wight Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries, Trinity Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight PO32 6RA | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (West Cowes), Fountain Yard, West Cowes, Isle of Wight PO31 7AR.

Southampton Port Addresses: Red Funnel Isle of Wight Ferries (Terminal 1), Terminal 1, Dock Gate 7 off Town Quay Road, Southampton, SO14 2AR | Red Funnel Red Jet Ferries (Terminal 2), Terminal 2, Town Quay, Southampton SO14 2AQ.

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Red Jet Hi-Speed service
Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight
Service is operating normally

Passenger Vehicle Ferry service
Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight
Service is operating normally

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