OK, thinking of going to Spain for Christmas

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  1. Wildbill

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    I need a rough idea how much I will get ripped off by the ferry company's Portsmouth to Spain
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    bill
     
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    £638 return. economy. Portsmouth - Santander. Dec 27-March 5th. two adults, 3x7 Mtr Motorhome.
     
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    Around £800 return inc cabin. :censored:
     
  4. Wildbill

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    think well jump on a plane to somewhere warn all inclusive it would cost us esaly 2000 in travailed expenses let alone food drink Thompson late deals I think
     
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  6. Wildbill

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    7.3mtr + bike wrack 2.4m high 2 adults +1x child age 7
     
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    Outbound sailingReturn sailingTotal return price*
    * excludes price of cabins/seats
    RoutePortsmouth to SantanderSantander to Portsmouth£864
    Departure
    Fri 19 Dec 2014 17:00
    Sun 18 Jan 2015 15:30
    Arrival
    Sat 20 Dec 2014 17:30
    Mon 19 Jan 2015 17:30
     
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    Outbound SailingReturn Sailing
    RoutePortsmouth to SantanderSantander to Portsmouth
    DepartureFri 19 Dec 2014 17:00Sun 18 Jan 2015 15:30
    ArrivalSat 20 Dec 2014 17:30Mon 19 Jan 2015 17:30
    VesselCAP FINISTEREETRETAT
    VehicleMotorhome/Minibus 8.00m x 3.00m with rear mounted bicycle carrier Motorhome/Minibus 8.00m x 3.00m with rear mounted bicycle carrier
    Passengers2 Adults, 1 Children2 Adults, 1 Children
    On board accommodation1 x Outside large 2 berth/4 berth cabin with ensuite facilities1 x Outside large 2 berth/4 berth cabin with ensuite facilities
    ! Important information
    Inbound Early check-in and parking facility at Santander - Passengers wishing to check-in early can do so from 09h30 and leave their vehicle in the port car park at no cost but should return to their vehicles 2 hours before departure.

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    Price1069.00 GBP

    35.00 GBPDeposit
    1034.00 GBP

    Fly off somewhere Bill or drive down :)
     
  9. Wildbill

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    still got fuel cost from up north think its dover cales and drive down only 27 hrs.
    two or three days
     
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    I've always done it that way - I enjoy the drive through France.
     
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    Get the ferry from Hull Bill, it's close enough for you. We did it last year and drove down through France and into Spain and would do the same again.

    Martin
     
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    We are still waiting, and have been waiting for some deals from Hull, but I guess we will have a 'ferry' long wait !
     
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  13. Wildbill

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    I suspect ferry prices will be higher over the Christmas period. If you have the time travel earlier, the bairn could always fly and join you during the school holidays, British Airways are good with unaccompanied children. I used them many times when living in Kuwait, but again expect prices of tickets to be higher over Christmas.
     
  15. Wildbill

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    we could live him home alone :Eeek:that's not a problem but I wouldn't want him hitch hiking to the airport not nowadays with them busy roads:rofl: :rofl:
     
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    Hull to Zeebrugge is still around £500 plus meals.

    That buys a lot of diesel even after deducting the cost of dover/calais crossing.
     
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    Bill if I were you, I'd go on a plane.
    Book into all inclusive as you said. Cheaper.
    Fair enough , noisier, and you'll have to put up with other folk annoying the pants off you on the way there.
    But your a sociable couple and will enjoy when your there.
    Plus , with the problems you've had with your van in the past, at least you know you'll get there! What ever you decide. Have a nice time.
     
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    We usually do the Zeebrugge crossing and with 7 nights camping cheques it's about £300, just been to Dusseldorf and there were no deals on the Zeebrugge crossing but got Rotterdam crossing for about £400 with camping cheques both from Hull of course. Got to be £100 to £150 in diesel return trip To any port on the South coast which makes the a ferry about £100 return or better if you can get it around £300, and save a days driving each way. Ferry deals booked with the caravan club.

    You don't have to buy a meal on the ferry as plenty of people take on butty's.
     
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    Somebody mentioned that they have a microwave on board so can you take your own ready meals to heat up in that ?
     
  20. Wildbill

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    so camping cheques what are they bo I just go to the bank and ask for them or are they C&C THING
     
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