Eurotunnel. Do we go?

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  1. Fragle

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    We are just waiting a couple of miles away from j11 m20. Booked on for 5.30pm. Should be looking forward to another weeks adventure in France. But seeing the news ect do I really want all this hassle to go over eurotunnel
    We have frequent traveller but no time left this year to use apart from Xmas. We have another crossing booked last week in August and are now even considering booking a ferry from Portsmouth so we can look forward to the trip rarther than dreading the thought of it. Somebody mentioned on another thread about Brittany ferry codes to get cheaper crossings. Can anyone help?
     
  2. Larby

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    Good luck, seems cars are not affected too bad.
    Please keep us posted of your progress as you head towards the train.
     
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    What's the problem sounds as if you've done the worse bit, stack! Get over there and enjoy , couple of miles from Calais , different world, (y):)
     
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    Of course you go why wouldn't you.
    Don't listen to the doom n gloom merchants or the scummy media just go and enjoy.
    We're off on Monday.(y)
     
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    Bbc news just had simon Calder from independent on who said that he had spoken to euro tunnel who were expecting backlog to be cleared by lunchtime today. Go for it!
     
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    Go for it!
    Once you're at the terminal it's pretty hassle free
    Just allow plenty of time and check ahead on your return journey
    Go enjoy yourselves !
     
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    just booked condor from portsmouth to cherbourgh sod dover to much hassle and the price was a reasonable 170 quid
     
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  8. JJ

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    The media reports make these situations to be worse than they really are... always.

    I say go for it.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Travelled Thursday 23rd. Over Dartford crossing, got off at junction 2 onto A2 then M2 and back onto A2 then onto A260 down to A20 and onto M20 northbound to junction 11a as tunnel exit on A20 is closed. no traffic delays at all. Tunnel status said 30 mins wait a check in, it was clear, and then 2 1/2
    hour on terminal. Booked on 17:50 allocated 19:20 actually left on 18:50 train so all in all not to bad.
     
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  10. Fragle

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    just had cycle ride to j11. Absolute bloody chaos. War and peace show at racecourse. Loads of tunnel traffic caught up :madder: lol.
     
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    Hi Fragle, contact matamoros re brittany code
     
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  12. laser101uk

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    I'd go if it were me. After all I am in the van, If I have a 4 hour wait then I can stick the kettle on and watch the tv, read a book or have a nap or whatever. its part of the point of having the van for me. takes the pain out of these situations. Now if I was stuck in a car that would be another story. Go and have a nice holiday. I was in France couple weeks ago and since we got back all I have been thinking about is going back in September lol
     
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    I agree with laser101 go for it .


    Paul
     
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  14. Fragle

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    Right. Made it to services at j11. Lolls all clear. Most traffic was for show at racecourse. Looks like gravelines tonight:)
     
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    :)Enjoy (y)
     
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    When have you booked for and is that return?
     
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    It's for tomorrow morning 9am
    And it's 1 way
     
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  18. Steve devon

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    That's not too bad at short notice, and the time of year
     
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    They know they will get the difference in the extra bar takings :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Lol
     
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