LD LINES stopping crossing to spain

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  1. Flyingscotsman2

    Flyingscotsman2 Banned

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    Hi guys just had a fone call from ld lines they are stopping there run from uk to Spain in September for good. Any body want to chip in for a ferry? Discount for funsters except ukbill. Lol
     
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    Looks like the St Nazaire - Gijon ferry is stopping in September as well. What a shame!
     
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    Not the first to try and undercut BF on this route, perhaps BF charge what is needed to run a proper reliable(ish) service!!
     
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    That would be a shame for us as we have a static van 15 mins away from St. Nazaire and we have used this route for the last 3 years.

    I am still hoping that LD lines have not put their winter schedule for this route on the website yet, we shall see.
     
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    Being a cynic... I wonder if B.F. prices will creep up a little... :whistle2:
     
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    BF started their own economy service in response to LD lines. Cynical me think BF will discontinue theirs now!
     
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    actually i priced my winter trip this year . and it came up a hundred quid cheaper than last year.thats with bf.
     
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    Wouldn't surprise me if BF have been running their service at a loss to kill off the opposition.
     
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    thats not using economie just the pont aven . could save a bit more if using economie but do like the pont aven .
    used it since its first run . great boat and the staff are very nice as well.
     
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    I think you should know that Spain is shut for lunch... ;)


    JJ :cool:
     
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    Hi Flyingscotsman2 :)

    Did they give you any dates please? We are booked with them leaving 12th September, returning 2 weeks later. We booked through the Caravan Club, I've had a poke around on the web and there's nothing being said at the moment.
     
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    Ld lines arnt doing winter sailing there packing it in
     
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    They told me they will be stopping running in sept so I'll think ull be ok. But call them
     
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    Think we should all chip in get a ferry start up our self. But have guns on it and stuff rockets and a gang plank. Yeah I am up for that who's in....
     
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    well i aint am i it says im not allowed i intend to let down the tyres on the chariots of fire wen we next meet :);)
     
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    Any way ukbill where's my birthday wishes thought we where mates or are u just using me for my knowledge ......
     
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    DB, that isn't cynicism, that's an insightful grasp of business as conducted by large companies!
     
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    :boxing: Bring it on
     
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    knowledge ffs thats the best i have heard in a age mate and happy birthday but didnt know it was ya bd
     
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    Just had a phone call from the Caravan Club, LD Lines are throwing in the towel on the 7th September so that's involves us.

    They (LD Lines) have booked us on a Brittany sailing for the previous day, which sadly won't work so we are now hopefully going on the Economie. Confirmed next week we hope. Not really bothered, as long as I don't have to swim or row the ferry. If it doesn't work out then we'll go somewhere else.
     

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