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Red Funnel extends evening Red Jet service from Monday 17 May

Mon, May 17 2021

Red Funnel is pleased to announce it is adding more Hi-Speed Red Jet crossings from Monday 17 May.

The new crossing times being added to the Red Jet timetable are:

Monday to Sunday
Departing Southampton: 21:35
Departing West Cowes: 22:15

Fridays and Saturdays only
Departing Southampton: 22:55
Departing West Cowes: 23:35

The increase in service coincides with the expected increase in passenger demand due to the easing of lockdown restrictions from Monday including the reopening of indoor hospitality, attractions and hotels.  

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For further information regarding Red Funnel, please contact:
Enya Lumley or Leila Andrews at McKenna Townsend
T: 01425 472330
E: [email protected]

Editor’s note
About Red Funnel
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 2.3m passengers and over 800,000 vehicles on its ferry route between the UK port of Southampton and East Cowes and 1.1m passengers between Southampton and West Cowes on its Red Jet Hi-Speed service.  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 its on board café, ‘ReFuel’.  The Company is a founder member of Visit Isle of Wight Ltd, the Island’s not for profit destination management organisation and Red Funnel sponsors or supports most of the Island’s premier events including the IW Festival, Cowes Week, Rhythm Tree, The Great Wonderfest, Wight Proms, Cowes Classics, and Walk the Wight as well as a range of community and niche interest events. Red Funnel’s Charity of the Year, 2021 is Isle of Wight Independent Lifeboats.

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