Before You Travel Advice
Usually you can access your travel details
24 hours a day with most ferries, which gives you the ability
to request a seat and obtain passsenger information.
Find out if you need any vaccinations before
you travel. Most ferries have a wealth of medical knowledge
Pre-arrange your transfers, hotel accommodation,
and other parts of your journey with your travel agent.
Many travellers find it's important to pay
attention to options for returning home as options for getting
there. Familiarise yourself with the ferries non-stop schedules
and connections. If your plans change for any reason during
your journey, you will already be familiar with most of
Photocopy your passport, traveller's cheques,
credit cards, itinerary, and ferry tickets. Carry a copy
with you and leave a copy and your overseas contact details
with a person designated as your emergency contact.
Obtain the address and phone number of your
country's embassy, High Commission or consulate for every
country that you plan to visit.
Have local ferry phone numbers with you.
Pack your usual medication in your hand
luggage, making sure that you have an adequate supply for
the duration of your trip.
Check that your home is secure before you
go away on holiday. Half of all burglaries happen when a
flat or house is empty so plan ahead.
UK Government information about travel
You should be knowledgeable about your destination.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office website contains useful
Obtain Official Foreign Office travel advice on over 200
countries, country specific Travellers' Tips, and links
to travel advice of foreign governments.
Before you go
Get information on what to do before you depart as part
of the on-going 'Know Before You Go' campaign.
While you are there
Security and general tips on laws and customs abroad.
If things go wrong
What should you do if things go wrong during your trip.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions.
for up to date information.