Pay for Ferry Crossing in £'s or €'s

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  1. Sheddy

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    We have just booked our return ferry crossing online for Thursday morning on MyFerrylLink from Calais to Dover, The difference in price by paying in €'s saved us roughly £10.
    £55 Quoted for 8.5m Motorhome
    €62 Quoted for same vehicle. (mid exchange rate 1.38) = £44.92
    We pay with a no fee card, so a good saving. (y)
    Cheers
     
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    Weird.

    But a good tip.
     
  3. MrsBB

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    Tried to do it but they said they would balance amount out so I would pay same. Should have tried it instead of believing them!! Courage of convictions and all that I guess!
     
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    Yet, curiously, last year it was better by a long way to spend £s on Brittany Ferries rather than euros. I refer to on board purchases, not the ticket.
    Will be able to confirm on Sunday if it is the same this year. :)
     
  5. Sheddy

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    You need to do it online, just tried their site, and so long as as you select € next to the language drop down box you will still save about £10 for a single crossing at the current exchange rate.:)
    Cheers
     
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    Good tip, will try that when booking return home(y)
     
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    Excellent tip, thank you
     
  8. Theonlysue

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    I saved over £20 by paying in Euro for my homeward crossing in may.
     
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