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How do you get the cheapest ferries?

(7 Posts)
millimat Fri 02-Jan-15 22:33:48

Prices seem to have hiked up this year. Where do you book yours from?

fridayfreedom Fri 02-Jan-15 22:36:27

Book early! Look at other routes , off peak times,

fridayfreedom Fri 02-Jan-15 22:37:08

Where are you sailing from and to?

millimat Fri 02-Jan-15 22:41:18

Well tbh even Dover to Calais is loads more this year. We're towing a caravan so that hikes prices up. Fancied caen , cherbourg or even Spain, but unless there's a cheaper way it won't be happening.

snowaccidentprone Fri 02-Jan-15 22:45:38

Sail midweek at a stupid time ie 10pm, 6am etc

fridayfreedom Fri 02-Jan-15 23:04:28

Try looking at Condor ferries from Poole. They used to be much cheaper than Brittany ferries from Portsmouth.

tilder Fri 02-Jan-15 23:08:38

Brittany ferries have some sort of membership card that gives a discount. Other than that, as snow said pick an unpopular time or day. Don't add a cabin.

How long are you going for? I find ferry plus gite costs less than ferry plus campsite if booked as a package.

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