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Channel Tunnel Vs Ferries - your views

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Old 12-02-2013, 10:09   #1 (permalink)
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Default Channel Tunnel Vs Ferries - your views

As Harry Hill would say...

I like ferries and I like the Channel Tunnel.

But what's best?

There's only one way to find out...FIGHT!
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Tunnel every time (especially with Tesco vouchers)
lookback and big map like this.
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Whichever's cheapest at the time!

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Ferry.
You cant get a full English with a nice sea view in the tunnel.
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Ferries win

You get a chance to rest for an hour or more.

You get an hour or more to get used the the idea of actually going abroad.

Train wins

I've never heard that awful scrape of motorhome on tarmac as you get on the train.

Dogs travel on sofas laps or bed.

You can lay on the bed and read a magazine.

You can use your own facilities i.e. no queuing for a cup of tea.

Its quick.
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Ferry.
You cant get a full English with a nice sea view in the tunnel.
Yes the views can be nice on the ferry - no so much in rough seas or on early or late ferries.
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Tunnel for us sooo easy and fast and no weather worries.
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Tunnel every time (especially with Tesco vouchers)
I am going to have to get a Clubcard - just as long as I can opt out of getting lots of junk mail.
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