New Booking Deposit Scheme Launched

13-03-2014 Book Your Isle of Wight Break With Just A £25 Deposit

Red Funnel launches new payment plan - perfect for summer holidays

Trying to budget for a holiday or short break this summer? Red Funnel has introduced a brand new payment plan allowing holidaymakers to pay just £25 deposit when booking ferry travel and holiday accommodation online*.

With the wide range of accommodation, attractions and events available on the Isle of Wight this summer, the new payment plan is perfect for those looking to secure their break in advance.  Those just booking ferry travel with or without attraction tickets more than 30 days in advance can simply pay the £25 deposit when booking.  Alternatively, if booking accommodation with ferry travel, as long as the booking is more than 60 days in advance, a booking with a payment of just £25, then two instalments, 60 days and 30 days before.  Plus with every Isle of Wight accommodation booking made with Red Funnel, holiday makers also get 25% OFF vehicle ferry travel**.

Jonathan Green, Sales & Marketing Director at Red Funnel said: “We are determined to make it as easy as possible for our customers to book their summer holidays.  Our best priced fares are available online and we have a huge range of accommodation options and attractions available for all tastes and budgets.  For just £25 deposit*, early bookers can ensure they get their first choice of best ferry fares and accommodation.”

All payment options are interest free and the balance is taken automatically using the card registered securely online to make the booking.   


*The deposit is non-refundable and terms and conditions apply – visit to view the wide range of accommodation options and attractions, as well as view the terms and conditions.
**See for full conditions.

For further information and reservations call Red Funnel on 0844 844 2687 or visit

Note to editors:
Red Funnel is the original Isle of Wight ferry company with roots tracing back to 1820. Based in the UK port of Southampton, Red Funnel carries 2.1m passengers and over 700,000 vehicles on its route between the UK port of Southampton and East Cowes and 1.1m passengers between Southampton and West Cowes on the Isle of Wight. In addition to ferry travel, Red Funnel is the only cross-Solent operator to offer ferry inclusive bonded holiday accommodation, attraction tickets, festival and event tickets and activity packages. Sub-brands include ‘Red Jet’, the Hi-Speed passenger only ferry service serving West Cowes and two food & beverage brands ‘Steam Coffee Company’ and ‘ReFuel’. The Company is also a founder member of Visit Isle of Wight Ltd, the Isle of Wight’s not for profit destination management organisation.