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LD Lines English Channel Ferries

December 23rd, 2008 by paris

  1. LD Lines English Channel Ferries
    1. £10 Foot passengers (starting from) , each way
    2. £22.50 (starting from) each way, Car and up to 9 passengers. Ideal because of the flexibility. Fares are valid for 5 days from the time of arrival in France. Must return before the end of these 5 days.
    3. £16 each way for Pets, registered guide dogs travel free. Your pet can join you with the PETS scheme.
    4. Special offers Here
  2. How to book
      Always follow the guide lines and book early to get the best deals. Avoid rush times like Public / Bank holidays, or school holidays. LD Lines Website lists various special offers.

    1. Online www.ldlines.co.uk
    2. By phone 0800 917 1201 (from UK) , 0800 650100 (from France) 0844 576 8836 (UK)
      1. email reservation.tourisme@transmancheferries.com
  3. Travel time is
      Between 6 – 7 hours, Depending on the ferry you are traveling in and the route you are taking.
  4. Check in
    1. Vehicles must be checked in at least 45 minutes before departure.
    2. Foot passengers and disabled passengers should check-in at least 90 minutes before departure.
    3. If you are traveling with a Pet, check-in at least 90 minutes before departure.
  5. Ideal for accompanied Cars , foot passengers and Pets – Much more flexible than either Eurotunnel or Eurostar.
  6. For PetsPets must remain in your car at all times during the channel crossing. If you are a Foot passenger then you must bring a lockable cage. Pet travel must be booked over the phone, pets will be looked after by the ferry team.
  7. English Channel Ferries – There are 5 routes to cross the English Channel.
    1. Dover – Dieppe
    2. Dover – Boulogne
    3. Portsmouth – Le Havre
    4. NewHaven – Dieppe (summer only)
    5. Rosslare – Le Havre
    1. Portsmouth
      1. LD Lines Portsmouth, Continental Ferry Port,Wharf Road,Portsmouth PO2 8QW
        1. By Car , direct access from M275 to the port. By train, the nearest station is Portsmouth & Southsea. Frequent services to London. Regular National Express coach services to Heathrow, Gatwick airport, and London Victoria coach terminal.
    2. Le Havre
      1. LD Lines Le Havre,Terminal de la Citadelle,BP 90746,F-76060 LE HAVRE
        1. By car, 200km from Paris (about 2 hours drive).
  1. Very pleasant on board atmosphere on LD Lines English Channel Ferries.

      Relaxing sea views and fresh air. A range of restaurants including self service, seating and lounge areas, selection or bars, and on board shopping cheaper than duty free prices ( and below high street prices ).
  2. A fully equipped disabled cabin on board the Norman Spirit . Disabled facilities such as Disabled toilets ,wheelchairs (on request), wheelchair friendly lifts, etc.
  3. For Vehicles
    1. High Visibility Jacket (must be carried in a place accessible without having to get off the vehicle. ( definitely not in the boot). In case of breakdown jacket must be worn before you exit the vehicle ). Warning Triangle (can be in the boot.)
    2. Vehicles exceeding 5 meters in length and 1.85 meters in height, must be declared at time of booking.
    3. Gas -LPG converted vehicles or camper vans carrying a maximum of 1 LPG cylinder for domestic powering purposes are allowed on board. Vehicles containing Gas cylinders must be declared at time of booking.

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