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Travelling to Holyhead tomorrow for ferry - what happens if there are problems?

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Mercedes · 14/02/2020 13:39

We've got SailRail tickets to go from Euston to Dublin but there's a storm forecast for what seems like most of the week-end.

I called irish ferries for advice and they said there will be no delays tomorrow but somehow I don't believe this. What I don't know is what happens when we get to Holyhead - what happens when ferries are delayed or cancelled / where do we go?

Has anyone been in this position?

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lovelyupnorth · 14/02/2020 13:42

Unless it’s massive it’ll run and be very rough.

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peachgreen · 14/02/2020 13:48

Check the T&Cs with your specific company. Mostly you don't get much if it's caused by weather conditions and you're expected to make our own arrangements.

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Mercedes · 14/02/2020 14:37

It's not the money. I just don't want to sit in Holyhead for the weekend and there's gales forecast for Sat & Sunday!.

Once we get to Dublin we've got onward travel to do.

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peachgreen · 14/02/2020 15:21

Yeah, you'd have to make your own arrangements for accommodation afaik. Not much you can do unfortunately - if it's not safe to sail, you can't sail.

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Northernsoullover · 14/02/2020 15:23

But a PP is correct. They do still sail when its very rough.

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Funf · 17/02/2020 08:28

I was near Holly head at the weekend 50MPH winds but it still sailed! Rather you than me

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