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Each year we welcome an impressive 2.9 million customers through our terminals, ticket offices, and on board our vessels. 

If you’re looking to advertise your products or services to a specific demographic or wish to include our customer base in a regional or national campaign, we can help you to find a solution. 

Our advertising options include HD digital screens in terminals and on board ferries, banners, print and more.

onboard advertising

Onboard screens

digital screens

We have screens across all vehicle ferry and foot passenger fleet. Onboard screens (video or static) are available to book for 10, 20 or 30 seconds between time periods of 1-12-months.  

Your promotional video can appear on vehicle Ferries, Red Jets or both.

Prices:

 10 Seconds20 Seconds30 Seconds
1 month£600£900£1,200
3 months£1,200£1,800£2,400
6 months£1,600£2,700£3,600
12 months£2,400£4,050£5,400


Prices +VAT
Onboard screens are landscape format

isle of wight guide

isle of Wight Guide

Looking to reach visitors to the Isle of Wight? The Red Funnel Isle of Wight Guide is published annually and released every March/April with approx. 120K copies printed and in circulation until around November time. The guides are then distributed in Red Funnel terminals, onboard the vehicle ferries and in local supermarkets such as Tesco and Sainsburys. 

The guide is a pocket-friendly B5 size, with circa 130 pages packed with useful and key information for Isle of Wight visitors and potential holidaymakers. As a travel guide for the Island, the content will largely feature top tips, days out ideas, planning advice and multiple guides to beaches, food, places to stay, events and more! 

2025 Booking and Pricing coming soon. 

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murals

Onboard Murals are a superb branding opportunity on Red Funnel vehicle ferries. There are up to six stairwell murals and several seat-back murals available. Murals tend to be located near stairwells and the Refuel Café. 

Prices:

6 Months£3,000 + vat (£116 per week) Apr-Sept
12 Months£4,500 + vat (£87 per week) Oct-Sept


Package Offer: 

  • 10% Discount when two murals are booked together
  • 15% Discount when three (1 per boat) murals or more are booked together

Price includes: Print and install (new advertiser) or one copy change if already in situ. Additional copy changes during campaign (print and install) cost £400 + vat.

terminal advertising

Large Terminal Banners

Southampton Terminal 1 Banners (Large)

These impressive 12ft x 10ft banners face all the parking areas for cars waiting to board the ferry in our Southampton Terminal 1. They can’t be missed by people boarding the ferry and visiting the terminal shops and café. They are located directly next to where foot passengers, cyclists and motorcyclists wait to board.

Prices: 

6 Months £5,000+vat (£193 per week) Apr-Sep
12 Months £7,000+vat (£145 per week) Oct - Sept

Price Includes: Print and install (new advertiser) or one copy change if already in situ. Additional copy changes during campaign (print and install) cost £500 + vat.

small terminal banner

Terminal Banners (Small)

Banners are predominantly displayed at Southampton Terminal 1 (option of East Cowes Terminal on request). The banners are highly visible, next to the vehicle check in booths. 

Prices:

1 Month - £600 +vat
3 Months - £1,400 +vat
6 Months - £2,400 +vat
12 Months - £3,650 +vat

Price includes: Install
Additional print cost if required (From £100 + vat) 

portrait screen

Digital Posters

Digital posters (10s portrait screens) are available in all four terminal buildings across the Isle of Wight & Southampton. 
Terminal 1 and East Cowes (Vehicle Ferry) Terminals and Southampton Terminal 2 and West Cowes (Red Jet) Terminals. 

Prices: 

10 second video/static
1 Month - £600 +vat
3 Months - £1,400 +vat 
6 Months - £2,400 +vat
12 Months - £3,650 +vat

gantry banner

gantry banners

Only 4 available and often booked well in advance. These impressive banners are 18m across and are visible as passengers embark and disembark the ferries. They are only available for 6 or 12-month bookings.

Prices: 

6 Months - £18,000 +vat 
12 Months - £27,000 +vat
Print & Installation Charge - Circa £2,500

advertising to the island

big book of savings

Big Book of Savings

Red Funnel's Big Book of Savings is a printed booklet delivered direct to circa 70,000 Island households, five times per year. The Big Book is a handy keepsake for Island residents because it includes exclusive Islander travel offers which can be shared with friends and family. Advertising in the Big Book of savings is a smart way to reach all Island audiences and demographics. The Big Book of Savings are published and delivered in February, April, July, September and November.

Prices: 

Full Page: £2,000 +vat
Half Page: £1,000 +vat

Red Jet Branding

On average 900K visitors & commuters travel by Red Jet between Southampton and West Cowes each year. There are opportunities to brand our terminals with banners on the boarding maze (Southampton T2) with floor tiles and digital posters on entry and exit walkways. 

maze banners

Maze Banners

Located at Southampton Terminal 2 (one-sided) 
Price per banner (3 banners make up a row)

1 month - £500 +vat (minimum term)
3 months - £1,000 +vat
6 months - £2,000 +vat
12 months - £3,000 +vat

Printing and installation - £125 per banner

Special Offer: Book a row (3 banners) and receive a 15% discount. 

walkway screen

Walkway Digital Posters

Southampton and West Cowes

1 month - £500 +vat (minimum term)
3 months - £1,000 +vat
6 months - £2,000 +vat
12 months - £3,000 +vat

red jet floor vinyls

Floor Stickers

Southampton or Cowes walkways (price for 3 tiles)

3 months - £1,000 +vat
6 months - £1,500 +vat
12 months - £2,250 +vat

Printing - £130 for 3

Get in touch

To enquire about advertising with Red Funnel, please contact our advertising partner, Wight Marketing on the details below:

Rob Hull - Wight Marketing Ltd.  
Email: [email protected] 
Phone 075 0762 7449