Ferry to ireland take the ferry to ireland from the uk. View julian patchett s profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover julian s connections and jobs at similar companies. Published on wednesday, december 27, 2017 brittany ferries launches new marketing campaign. Zena calderbank from hoseasons is to join the board as vice chair after julian patchett from brittany ferries stepped down from the role in may. Agathe suzanne project manager consultant digital transformation at brittany ferries london, greater london, united kingdom management consulting. Brittany ferries to introduce new irelandspain route. The move comes as brittany ferries celebrates its 40th year in ireland the cork to roscoff route opened on st patricks day in 1978. Today, brittany ferries operates one of the most modern fleets on the channel it has 8 ships and more than 2,500 employees.
Brittany ferries and others would like to invest millions in local authority ports, but they could not acquire shares unless there were some sort of halfandhalf arrangement on the way to privatisation which would enable them to reap the benefits of private money doing precisely what municipal ports at present cannot do. The sooner a competitor sets sail from spain the better. Jan 29, 2020 brittany ferries has announced that it is to move its ireland to spain sailings from cork to rosslare europort in co wexford. Responsible for multichannel marketing campaigns across the group uk, ireland, france, spain and on board markets. Govan shipbuilders had pretty well signed, sealed and delivered a contract for ferries for brittany ferries, but before the contract was finally settled the french government intervened and the contract went to a french yard.
Jan 14, 2014 this new ship will replace brittany ferries current flagship, pontaven, which will move to the portsmouthst malo route. Brittany ferries ireland discount code promotionalcodes. Ferrysavers is the place to save money and book cheap ferries. The company already operates a cork roscoff france ropax route since 40 years. Brittany ferries announces a new route between ireland and spain chris isonpa by neil lancefield, press association transport correspondent january 16 2018 12.
Cork loses out as ferry firm moves spain route to rosslare. Brittany ferries expects a fiftyfifty split between passengers and freight. As a complete rip off, brittany ferries have just charged me gbp141 for the amendment. Brittany ferries changed our departure brittany ferries changed our departure port from portsmouth to plymouth for our august crossing. Flagship media group ltd, unit c3, 6 westbank drive, belfast, bt3 9la, northern ireland. Irish ferries must scrap caronly crossings to help tackle climate change the workers party have called for all ferry companies to accept foot and bicycle passengers, in light of the urgent.
Brittany ferries has today confirmed the charter of two brand new cruiseferries to serve its longhaul uk to spain routes. Sutherland, took the view that the french government had. The norths largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt. The crossing operates up to 1 times each week with sailing durations from around hours. Brittany ferries is the trading name of french shipping company bai bretagne angleterre irlande s. Travel in style and comfort from the uk to ireland. Basically it is gbp10 cheaper than just buying a complete new ticket online for the more expensive route. The service, linking cork and santander, will start at the end of april and make two return trips a week. Get all of the latest breaking local and international news stories as they happen, with up to the minute updates and analysis, from irelands national broadcaster. The company currently operates seven ferries and one fast craft, including the pontaven which is the largest and fastest cruiseferry.
Irelandfrance operator brittany ferries is launching irelands first direct route into northern spain. The cornouailles returned to cork, sailing as the havelet of british channel island ferries under charter to brittany ferries, however it was not a happy return. Operating on the longer routes between uk and spain, she will also service brittany ferries irish route corkroscoff as did the pontaven. Brittany ferries routes from the uk to france and spain. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, brittany ferries. Stories discover categories issuu store features sign up. Choose either superb comfort of a cruise ferry, nofrills economie service or speed across the channel on our fast craft.
May 30, 2019 a brittany ferries customer has accused the company of screwing over customers who will incur extra expense as a result of its decision to cancel sailings from cork to france and spain this. Irish ferries offer several daily sailings from dublin to holyhead, where you can take your car, pets, and as much luggage as you need. The announcement comes as brittany ferries celebrates its 40th year in ireland as previously reported on afloat. Brittany ferries brittany ferries is a major cross channel ferry operator on the western channel of the uk, carrying 53% of all uk passengers to france, plus routes to spain from the uk and france from ireland.
Ferrysavers book cheap ferries to france, ireland and europe. Brittany ferries view timetables, compare and book ferry. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover richards connections and jobs at similar companies. There is a french feel as soon as you step on board, so you can start enjoying your holiday straight away. Cork ferry port cork ferry port or ringaskiddy ferry port as its also known is located on the south coast of ireland about 30 minutes from the city centre. Brittany ferries can take you between southern england and the north of france. The staff on board were on the whole friendly and the food steakfrites recommended was good. Sail direct to the best holiday destinations in france and spain saving you miles of driving, fuel costs and tolls as well as giving you more precious holiday time.
This new modern high speed vessel will operate on the portsmouth to santander and portsmouth to. The mobile home was small, dirty, everything inside was old, broken or absolutely filthy. Brittany ferries felt that the increase in traffic in 1991 ment that they should operate all corkroscoff services them selves, with their own ships. Correct details must be declared failure to do so will incur extra payment or may result in nonshipment. Brittany ferries has announced a new freight route into northern spain. If you want a pleasant crossing then by all means use brittany ferries but do not book your holiday with them. Freight avoiding the land bridge via the united kingdom. Pontaven is brittany ferries flagship and possibly the most luxurious ferry currently in operation. The irish commissioner responsible for such matters, mr. Julian patchett head of campaign management at brittany ferries.
Do not book your holiday with brittany ferries traveller. The move will be the first time there has ever been a ferry service linking ireland and spain. Each of their destinations possesses its own character and is normally full. Brittany ferries has built four new vessels in six years.
Once again, yet another cancelled sailing, only the 8th for me in 11 months to and from spain. My self, along with most people i know would turn our backs on brittany ferries without as much as a second glance. Have enjoyed mobile homes holidays in france over the last 10 years or more with different companies including a french company but the one booked through bf was a disaster. Brittany ferry brittany ferries passenger and car ferry. Comfortable crossing france to ireland brittany ferries. Routes range from portsmouth, poole and plymouth in the uk to caen, le havre, st malo and cherbourg in france to bilbao and santander in spain. To find out more on cork roscoff ferries including ferry timetables, cork roscoff ferry prices and information on how to book cork roscoff ferries please select your ferry route, number of ferry passengers including the driver if. Brittany ferries founded in 1973 by alexis gourvennec is the trading name of french shipping company bai bretagne angleterre irlande s. Brittany ferries ferry booking, timetables and tickets.
The ship, costing some 270 million, will be built by stx france in st nazaire and she will enter service in late spring 2017. Brittany ferries has launched a new marketing campaign designed to promote its knowledge of the. Finding cheap cork roscoff ferries couldnt be easier with ferry. New brittany ferries route to connect ireland and spain. Brittany ferries accused of screwing over customers. The company currently operates seven ferries and one fast craft, including the pontaven which is the largest and fastest cruiseferry on the english.
We live 45 minutes from portsmouth hence our choice of departure port. First ferry link between ireland and spain independent. Brittany ferries orders new ship for corkroscoff route ittn. Brittany ferries dont run the same routes each day, so you have to find a new route. Jan 16, 2018 ireland and spain are to be linked by a direct ferry service for the first time. Brittany ferries is a major cross channel ferry operator on the western channel of the uk, carrying 53% of all uk passengers to france, plus routes to spain from the uk and france from ireland. With brittany ferries, enjoy award winning service on board fabulous food, live entertainment, air conditioned cabins and the latest films. Seaborne freight was given the contract to run ferries from ramsgate to ostend. Press release brittany ferries invests in two new cruise. Starting at the end of april, the service will link cork and santander, making two returnsailings a week. Nantes was frances largest slave port and along the riverside lies this memorial museum.
Brittany ferries is trying to help people who booked with irish ferries wb yeats, but may not be able to accommodate many because they are nearly full for july and august. They have refused any form of compensation as they claim there is a 30 day rule. However, the big let down of the trip was that the reclining seats were so uncomfortable that it was impossible to get a good nights sleep. Both ships will be built at the avic international weihai shipyard in china to the stena eflexer design, with the first arriving in time for the 2021 holiday season. To find out more on cork roscoff ferries including ferry timetables, cork roscoff ferry prices and information on how to book cork roscoff ferries please select your ferry route, number of ferry passengers including the driver if applicable, and then click on search.
Although in the past cork ferry port has had a crossing to swansea, currently the only ferry crossing in operation is with brittany ferries on the service to roscoff in. Brittany ferries rows in to help irish ferries customers. Richard price head of marketing brittany ferries linkedin. The fleet brings concrete benefits to the regions it serves. The roscoff cork ferry route connects france with ireland. Brittany ferries operate a fleet of luxurious ferries including conventional ferries and high speed vessels. The ship itself boasts stunning features, including a superb pool and leisure area, a wrap around promenade for pleasant deck strolls, and a dramatic five deck high atrium with panoramic views from the lifts. Brittany ferries plymouth 2020 all you need to know. View julian patchetts profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community.
Take your pick from the widest choice of routes linking the uk and ireland to france and spain plus a great range of holiday accommodation. The roscoff rosslare ferry route connects france with ireland. You dont need to enter any brittany ferries voucher code to take advantage of this deal, just book a holiday that includes four nights accommodation in order to get a 15% discount on ferry travel. Julian patchett line service representative enterprise. From the economic inflows created by shipbuilding and refitting, to the prosperous flows of trade on sea routes across the atlantic arc our ships catalyse regional growth.
Brittany ferries launch first ever direct irelandspain route. Sail from ireland to france with brittany ferries on our cork to roscoff ferry route in style and comfort aboard our flag ship pontaven. Once on board, enjoy high levels of service and comfort, whilst we take you closer to your destination. T he sailings will enable firms to bypass the uk when transporting freight between the two countries, which could.
Brittany ferries also have crossings between cork republic of ireland and roscoff brittany ferries brittany has one of the most modern fleets sailing across the channel, with many ships offering a luxury cruiseferry experience with excellent on board facilities to help you relax and start your holiday in style. Brittany ferries ferry ticket reservations, ferry timetables and passenger information for brittany ferries sailing to and from portsmouth to caen, st malo and cherbourg, poole to cherbourg, plymouth to roscoff in france and portsmouth and plymouth to santander and the new route portsmouth to bilbao in spain. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover julian s. Mar 06, 2020 crossed from plymouth to roscoff with brittany ferries overnight, returning during the daytime.
Brittany ferries announces corksantander 2w no frills. Marketing executive at mitsubishi electric europe bv irish branch. Julian patchett head of campaign management brittany ferries. When you sail with brittany ferries your destination port is more than just a port. Brittany ferries and stx france have been cooperating for two years on a study regarding the feasibility of powering a cruiseferry by lng.
Our routes take you closer to popular holiday destinations, saving miles of driving, fuel costs, tolls and overnight stops. Unique in france, the memorial pays homage to all those who have fought and are still fighting against slavery in all its forms throughout the world. Sail with brittany ferries from portsmouth, poole or plymouth direct to france and spain. Julian patchett head of campaign management brittany. Get up to date with the latest news and stories about the company brittany ferries at the irish times. Book brittany ferries tickets to and from portsmouth to caen, st malo and cherbourg, poole to cherbourg, plymouth to roscoff in france and portsmouth and plymouth to santander and the new route portsmouth to bilbao in spain online in advance at and you will always enjoy our cheapest available ferry ticket price. View richard prices profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover julians connections and jobs at similar companies. In 1981 brittany ferries took the step of starting services to santander in northern spain as well as entering the irish market with the corkroscoff route.1229 543 1438 749 1468 1289 1082 622 940 1244 345 93 1473 1350 154 469 1332 500 441 1154 865 276 1267 242 532 903 850 1411 1203 55 1280 1139 1213 486 244