Norfolkline launches Earlybird offer....16 May 2003

Contributed by localrags on May 16, 2003 - 06:28 AM

A special fare offer aimed at travellers making short break and longer trips to the Continent
has been launched by Dover-Dunkerque passenger ferry operator Norfolkline....more

The Earlybird offer is available on selected morning sailings Monday to Friday.

Prices start at £119 for a standard return for a car plus five for travel during any period up to the end of this year, except July and August when the offer fare is £149. The equivalent motorhome plus five fares under the offer are £159 and £189, and for a motor-cycle and rider £59 and £79.

Bookings must be made by June 4 and conditions apply. For details, see the website or telephone 0870 870 10 20.

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