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Information about P O Ferries cross channel ferries. P O Ferries cheap daytrip tickets. Day return from £29 via this site. Dover to Calais, France. Cross the English channel with PO Ferry to France. Cheap ferry Calais fares.
(formerly known as P and O Stena Ferries)
P and O Ferries, Channel House, Channel View Road, Dover. Kent. CT17 9TJ.
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Routes; Dover to Calais in 1 hour 30 minutes. Sailing updates.
Type of craft; Conventional ferries.
Reservations; Tel: 08705 980 333 (UK) / 01304 863 000 (if phoning from abroad)
Booking office; Monday to Friday 8.00am – 8.00pm, Weekends 8.00am to 6.30pm.
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Overall though they are the most flexible of the cross channel companies – you can easily re book (if you change your plans for example) generally without penalty.
From the PO Ferries website;
"Extensive market research conducted as part of our Business Review showed that the quality of our service and getting better value for money fares are important to our customers. We therefore developed a new, simpler, low cost, airline style pricing policy, to ensure that you can easily access more flexible and attractive fares. Our prices will vary, based on demand and time of booking, offering great value if you book early.
Our on board service and offer is also being developed to ensure we deliver a quality, hassle-free, affordable and relaxing service that matches your requirements."
Long overdue in our opinion, although we are worried how this will affect the best advantages of travelling with PO FERRIES – i.e. The flexible approach which suits ferry travellers, who are more likely to be delayed.
Additional passengers £6 each.
With Car Park Shopper you can drive on board, park your car, then 'shop till you drop' safe in the knowledge that everything you buy will be carried to you car ready for you to drive off back in Dover.
From Dover you can enjoy the convenience of a 'Car Park Shopper' minicruise.
InClub Lounge, you will be welcomed with a glass of champagne followed by complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks as well as a broad selection of daily newspapers. All of which is brought to you by waiter service.
Langan's Brasserie, you will experience a three-course meal of Anglo/French cuisine prepared and served by our staff, all of whom have been trained in the original Mayfair restaurant.
Upgrade to Club – its worth the extra with a cheap ferry to Calais.
Few people seem to pay the extra for the Club Lounge despite cheap ferries to Calais being so widely available – but it really is worth the extra £12 per person. For example the newspapers are free and there is a choice. The coffee (you should get through at least two cups) is free and comes with a selection biscuits and chocolate. Normally coffee costs £1.40 per cup at the Coffee Company franchise elsewhere on board, and allowing £2.00 for the biscuits and newspapers, the actual cost of the Club lounge is much less than £12. There are often French Lifestyle Magazines for free – on our last journey they were giving away French Magazine (normally £3.99).
Well worth it when you consider the plush surroundings and excellent views, as well as the nicer toilets. Some lounges even have a shower to use.
You can even sit back and enjoy the view from our spacious lounge while their free Personal Shopper service collects your onboard purchases for you.
The only downside is that you cannot get a cooked breakfast, but the range of sandwiches is excellent. The scrambled egg and smoked salmon breakfast is generous. Club plus costs £16 and includes Priorité loading (£12 on its own) – excellent value in our opinion. Prices quoted are for each leg of the journey and per person.
It gets cheaper if more than one of you is travelling. For example, with two people in the car, Club costs £12.00 each but Club Plus (with Prioirité loading) is just £15 per person.
All Club bookings are fully flexible with no cancellation or amendment fees. It costs a bit more to upgrade once onboard. For even greater flexibility, don't forget to book their Priorité service, allowing you to board and depart first.
Club plus offers particularly good value at just £18 for Priorité and club lounge (car and driver).
Prices quoted are for each leg of the journey and per person.
Other ferry offers
These offers can only be booked online and are not available through our Call Centres. No amendments or cancellations are permitted. These offers are available for booking up to a maximum of 8 weeks prior to departure.
Book in advance, travel off peak, regularly check prices (they change depending on how full the boat is).
BOOK through Day-tripper.net – PO Ferries offer special rates to our visitors.
When sailing to and from Dover
* travel on the lite nights service and save up to 40%
* sail weekdays Sunday to Thursday
* look out for additional late offers throughout the year
When booking * choose a low fare sailing.
* always book online.
* pay by debit card to save you a £4 credit card booking fee (be careful to select the debit card option otherwise you will be charged the CC rate)
* plan ahead and avoid amending your booking
* avoid cancelling your booking to save on cancellation charges.