DRIVER IN TRANSIT FOR DOVER TO CALAIS
Taking your Van from Dover to Calais
You can sail with your van from Dover to Calais whether you are travelling for business or pleasure when you book with P&O Ferries, so you can be confident that you have all that you need when you reach France.
Making Your Van Booking
If your van is 7m or less in length you will be able to book your trip via our website, just choose ‘Van’ from the drop down list when you make your booking. You will then be asked to enter your van’s dimensions, so please make sure that you have these to hand.
Following this you will be required to tick two boxes: one to let us know if you are travelling with commercial goods, and one to confirm that the goods are non-hazardous. Should your goods be classed as hazardous you will need to call our Freight team on 01304 863875.
Commercial or Personal Goods
Commercial goods include tools, exhibition materials, goods for onwards sale, and removal services. If you are carrying any of these goods you will be charged the correct VAT based on the rate in your country of departure when you place your booking.
If you are transporting your own furniture, hobby equipment, car or boat, these items are classed as personal goods and you will not be charged VAT.
While You’re On Board
You will have access to all of our great onboard facilities when you sail with us, including dining, entertainment, and relaxation options, so whether you are travelling for business or pleasure you will be able to take a break and enjoy the sea views during your crossing.
NOTICE: If you are returning back to Dover from Calais with commercial goods, follow the signs for FRET to check-in when you reach the port at Calais.
TRAVELLING TO FRANCE AFTER BREXIT WITH A VAN
At the moment, travelling to Europe couldn’t be easier for British citizens – all you need is a valid UK passport and you’re good to go. However, travelling to Europe after Brexit is going to get a little bit more complicated from 29th March 2019. But there’s no need to worry, here at P&O Ferries you’re in safe hands! We’ve put together a list of handy travel tips of everything you’ll need to know so that you can be fully prepared for all your future journeys.
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