Cost of Chunnel

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  1. bandit

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    Morning all,just enquiring,does anybody know what it would cost to use the chunnel with my RV pulling a trl,42ft.Wife worrying about sea crossing from Hull or Newcastle with our dog.She hates being apart from us. Av a nice day all.:thumb:..THE BANDIT...:Cool:
     
  2. Popeye

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    Guessing at around sub £200 return.......Griff :Eek!:

    I shouldn't have guessed it appears to be £366 most days for a return ticket.....
     
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    On the Tunnel booking form.. http://tickets.eurotunnel.com/booking/?utm_content=-|-

    In "Your Vehicle" box, select campervan + trailer, the length doesn't matter , one price fits all sizes.
     
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    mine in JUNE was....

    My RV with trailer - 45' long with dog was £303.00 return

    Always use the tunnel.. much better


    Bob
     
  5. Popeye

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    Well I have just used the tunnel for the first time on my return trip to "Operation Market Garden" and I missed the enjoyment of the Ferry.

    .............From now on I'll always use the Ferry.. much better

    ........................and so I would suggest that it is purely opinion.......
    :thumb:
     
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    I have to agree, I have used the tunnel quite a few times but I much prefer the ferry.

    There is no novelty in it for me as I used to work with both P&O and Stena ferries so I have done thousands of crossings.

    I just find it makes a nice break, a chance to stretch your legs, take in some fresh air on the open decks, and enjoy a coffee, then ready to roll again at the other side...



    and its A LOT CHEAPER.........:thumb::thumb:
     
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  7. steveclecy

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    As someone who has used the Channel Tunnel more than Ferries (before MH days) I agree that Ferries are more relaxed and cheaper, however fully understand the OP whose wife does not want to leave the dog on a long ferry crossing.

    Also, Channel Tunnel highly efficient.

    Steve
     
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    Yes Steve I fully appreciate that and have answered his initial question in the first reply, I then went on to defend against Slober saying that the tunnel is better. :Smile:
     
  9. MikeD

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    Channel tunnel

    £169-00 return - going next Wednesday. Never asked for length of van

    For me the tunnel is better - it only goes up and down ONCE !!:thumb:
     
  10. Xabia

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    Hadn't used a ferry for years as Tunnel better for the dog. Took son and grandsons on trip to Somme in June and used the ferry going out for their experience - won't be doing that again. Ages to load all vehicles on, food rubbish, total transit time from arrival to disembarkation much, much longer than tunnel.

    Agree that the tunnel is a little more expensive than ferries but in my view worth paying for the speed of transit, no weather considerations, etc,etc.

    Mike
     
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    12 meters on DFDS, leave in Jan back in March, £98.00 return
     
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    Join the Caravan club book through red pendent get up to 50% discount
    if flexible on times to travel you may save up to 80% :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Who are Red Pendent?

    Are they travel agents?

    :france::france::france:
     
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    Get some Tesco Clubcard vouchers and get a reduction on your tunnel crossing :thumb:
     

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