Red Funnel launches Armed Forces discounts

24-04-2018  Red Funnel has announced a range of Isle of Wight ferry travel discounts for Armed Forces members.he offers, which are valid year-round, include savings on vehicle and foot passenger travel and are available for anyone with an MoD 90 card or a valid Defence Discount Service card. Serving members of the Armed Forces, Veterans, Reserve Forces members and MoD civil servants are all eligible to sign up to the Defence Discount Service, as are spouses/partners of serving personnel.

The full list of offers available is:

• 15% off vehicle travel from Southampton to East Cowes, Isle of Wight
• 15% off foot passenger travel from Southampton to East or West Cowes, Isle of Wight
• 20% off vehicle travel from East Cowes to Southampton
• 20% off foot passenger travel from East or West Cowes to Southampton
• 10% off food and drink purchases from outlets on-board and at Red Funnel terminals

Discounted vehicle travel can be pre-booked online for Red Funnel's Southampton <> East Cowes route, which offers a leisurely 55-60 minute crossing and modern on-board facilities. To really travel in style, passengers can upgrade (£10pp) to the Signature Lounge where they'll discover nautical chic inspired décor, enhanced Wi-Fi, an inclusive range of refreshments, table service and great views across the Solent.

Discounted foot passenger tickets are available to purchase in person from Red Funnel ticket offices on the day of travel for either the vehicle ferry service (Southampton <> East Cowes) or the Hi-Speed Red Jet foot passenger service, which runs between Southampton and West Cowes with a journey time of just 23-25 minutes.

The 10% food and drink discount is available at the terminals or on-board from any Steam or ReFuel outlet, offering customers a choice of hot food, teas and coffees, soft drinks, sandwiches, pastries, cakes and more.

For more information and to book vehicle travel please visit or log in to the Defence Discount Service website.


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