Stena Line Celebrates National Ferry FortnightBy Stena Line, PRNE
Monday, May 9, 2011
ANGLESEA, Wales, May 10, 2011 - Stena Line, the leading ferry operator, has announced it will be offering
15 per cent off bookings made between 14 and 28 May 2011, for travel
completed by 8 January 2012 to mark the Passenger Shipping Association's
third annual National Ferry Fortnight.
The offer is valid for all vehicle types, "dutchflyer" (rail and sail)
and foot passenger bookings, as well as all elements of booking from cabins
to pre-booked meals and Stena Plus lounge access.
The 15% discount on travel to Holland (
offer means a family of four (two adults, two children aged four to 15)
can save GBP24.90 on the lead-in price for a return crossing to Holland with
their car and includes unlimited luggage allowance.
The same family would save GBP35.10 for a return to take Stena Line's
"dutchflyer" (rail and sail) option, which includes rail travel from any
National Express East Anglia station to any NS rail station within the
The offer includes travel on the two largest Superferries in the world,
the Stena Hollandica and Stena Britannica, which launched in May and October
respectively last year. Departing twice daily, crossings with Stena Line from
Harwich to the Hook of Holland take approximately 6.5 hours with a choice of
day or night sailings in each direction.
National Ferry Fortnight (
has been arranged by the Passenger Shipping Association to help
consumers learn about the investments that ferry companies make in order to
improve the travelling services for passengers. It also celebrates the
benefits of traveling by ferry, highlighting the unlimited luggage allowance,
onboard space and facilities and absence of surcharges, lengthy pre-departure
check-in times, taxes and queues. The fortnight runs from 14th May till the
28th of May 2011.
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About Stena Line:
Stena Line is one of the world's largest ferry operators, with ferry
services serving Scotland, Sweden, Northern Ireland, Denmark, Norway,
England, Wales, Ireland, Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. Stena Line is a
major unit of Stena AB, itself a part of the Stena Sphere, a grouping of
Stena AB, Stena Metall AB and Stena Sessan AB. Stena Line also owns the
Swedish vessels of the otherwise German- and Danish-owned Scandlines.
About the Passenger Shipping Association (PSA):
The PSA is the body that represents all passenger shipping interests and of
which Stena Line is a member.
PR contact: Richard Rigby UK Head Office Stena Line Limited Stena House Station Approach Holyhead Anglesey LL65 1DQ +44(0)20-7902-2990
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