13 February 2013
Cruise across to Amsterdam for a musical jubilee celebration
Musicians in Amsterdam celebrate the 125 anniversary of the city’s concert hall this year with a programme of jubilee events featuring international stars including composer Valery Gergiev.
6 February 2013
Calais wine fair offers a taste tour of France
Nip across the Channel for a taste tour of France at the annual Calais wine and food fair over the weekend of 8-10 March and you can snap up special offers at hotels, restaurants and attractions.
28 January 2013
Valentine's Day mini cruises
Valentine’s Day ideas extend beyond chocolate and flowers at P&O Ferries as the company offers a romantic cross-Channel cruise for couples seeking a treat.
21 January 2013
Major upgrade for the port of Cairnryan
Work has commenced this week on a major construction project to provide the P&O Ferries Division-owned Port of Cairnryan with new facilities to support its ferry operations on the Irish Sea.
14 January 2013
Sail to the sales to snap up les bargains
The clock’s ticking if you want to grab yourself a bargain in the sales across the Channel as the French government strictly controls the winter sales.
8 January 2013
P&O Ferries and Transfennica to co-operate on Zeebrugge hub and stevedoring operations
P&O Ferries and Transfennica are to co-operate on a new solution for unaccompanied trailers, containers and driver accompanied trucks between Spain and the UK.
4 January 2013
P&O Ferries uncorks bargain day trips
P&O Ferries includes six free bottles of wine with day trips taken on its Dover – Calais service this winter.
12 December 2012
New attraction brings the Louvre to Nord Pas de Calais
Day-trippers looking for an incentive to take the ferry to France can visit a new €150m attraction at the heart of the Nord Pas de Calais region.
5 December 2012
Christmas and New Year sailings 2012
P&O Ferries is offering an amended sailing schedule for the Christmas and New Year period.
20 November 2012
Step into historic Bruges
Visitors to Bruges can step back in time at the new Historium Brugge museum opening this winter and to get there P&O Ferries is offering special fares on mini cruises to the Belgian city via its port at Zeebrugge.
13 November 2012
Bag a bargain ski trip with P&O Ferries
Skiers heading for France to make the most of heavy snow fall in the Alps this winter can bag a bargain booking with P&O Ferries.
6 November 2012
P&O Ferries voted UK's best by travel industry
P&O Ferries was named Best Ferry Operator at the British Travel Awards 2012 for the sixth consecutive year.
31 October 2012
Tilbury-Zeebrugge service to be upgraded
P&O Ferries is to upgrade its Tilbury – Zeebrugge freight service with the charter of the 21,020 tonne Wilhelmine from Cobelfret
30 October 2012
P&O Ferries uncorks a cracker for Christmas shopping
P&O Ferries has uncorked a cracking deal to kick-start cross Channel shopping trips in the run up to Christmas.
23 October 2012
Strong pound boosts cross Channel Christmas trips
Christmas shopping prospects on the Continent have been transformed thanks to the pound strengthening against the euro. Brits now enjoy a fifth more spending power than a couple of years ago so a trip promises a combination of festive fun and bargain buys.
22 October 2012
Pride of Calais bows out
Pride of Calais bowed out of service at the weekend after almost 25 years of plying the Dover – Calais route for P&O Ferries. In that time the ship has carried around 40 million passengers and travelled in the region of 2,500,000 miles – the equivalent of five return trips to the moon.
15 October 2012
P&O Ferries helps out with holiday of a lifetime
P&O Ferries played host to dozens of terminally ill children crossing the Channel on their way to an experience of a lifetime at Disneyland Paris.
2 October 2012
French deal is a hole-in-one for golfers
Keen golfers can sail over to Northern France with P&O Ferries to make the most of a great deal on top courses in the region.
11 September 2012
Two for one mini cruise deals
P&O Ferries is cutting the cost of taking a short break to Holland and Belgium this autumn with two-for-one mini cruise deals from just £73.
24 August 2012
Tune in to soulful sailings
Top DJs from the worlds of Motown and Northern Soul will spin hot tracks from the 60s, 70s and 80s for passengers on a special P&O Ferries mini cruise in January.
21 August 2012
Bank Holiday extra busy says P&O Ferries
The Bank Holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest of the year for P&O Ferries with 200,000 people expected to travel across the company’s route network.
14 August 2012
Early booking bargains for skiers sailing off to the slopes
Skiers planning to head off to the slopes this winter can save on ferry crossings and hotels this year thanks to P&O Ferries and the French holiday company Pierre & Vacances.
1 August 2012
French gear up for Brits on bikes
The French are gearing up for an invasion of Brits on bikes this summer following booming interest in cycling after Bradley Wiggins’ historic Le Tour victory.
24 July 2012
Love is in the air for Amsterdam festival goers
Amsterdam plays host to a unique blend of love-themed classical music performed in stunning locations this August and festival goers can get there with P&O Ferries.
17 July 2012
Dining with a difference on board with P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries is offering motorists the chance to combine a cross-Channel cruise with shopping and a fine dining experience – all from the comfort of its luxurious Dover-Calais ships.
3 July 2012
Belgian ferry fares that won't break the bank
Bargain mini cruise fares from P&O Ferries offer an incentive for foodies to fork out for a trip to Bruges.
18 June 2012
New breathalyser law for driving in France
Drivers heading to or through France this summer should note the new requirement to carry a breathalyser kit in their vehicles from 1 July.
6 June 2012
Swing over to Holland
P&O Ferries is offering music fans a direct route to one of Europe’s largest jazz festivals with special ferry fares to the Netherlands this summer.
1 June 2012
Record number of pets taking holidays
2012 is set to be a record-breaking year for the number of pets holidaying abroad with figures expected to double, according to P&O Ferries.
25 May 2012
Success at National Tourism Awards
P&O Ferries has been voted Sea Carrier of the Year at the Coach Tourism Awards.
16 May 2012
Top shipping award for Spirit of Britain
P&O Ferries has been presented with one of the most prestigious awards in the international ferry and cruise industry for its new ship Spirit of Britain.
15 May 2012
Exchange rate eases cost of holidays
British holidaymakers looking to escape the rain and cold at home can head south over the Channel to sunnier climes and take advantage of the improving euro exchange rate to help reduce the cost of Continental holidays in 2012.
1 May 2012
Free Disney ticket on offer with P&O Ferries
P&O Ferries is offering customers a free Disney ticket when they book a Dover-Calais crossing for a car and passengers.
25 April 2012
Photographer exhibits a new outlook on Hull
Photographer Fiona Caley invites passengers to gain a new outlook on Hull in an exhibition hosted on board P&O Ferries ships the Pride of Hull and the Pride of Rotterdam.
13 April 2012
Marathon man in cross-Channel run
Charity runner Matthew Loddy completed his 90th marathon on board a P&O Ferries ship on course to finish one hundred 26-mile runs in 100 days.
3 April 2012
Food hygiene accolade for P&O Ferries
The P&O Ferries fleet at Dover has been handed the highest possible score for food hygiene in its on board restaurants by the Food Standards Agency.
27 March 2012
Step into spring time with a mini cruise
P&O Ferries is offering mini cruise passengers a chance to experience Europe’s largest floral festival on a themed mini cruise to the Netherlands.
27 March 2012
Helen Deeble elected president of the UK Chamber of Shipping
The chief executive of Britain’s largest ferry operator was elected president of the UK Chamber of Shipping on 27 March.
8 March 2012
P&O Ferries enters the wind energy market
P&O Ferries, the UK’s leading ferry operator, is to enter the renewable energy market by supplying one of its large freight ships to act as an accommodation vessel for technicians working at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea.
8 February 2012
Second new cross-Channel giant enters service
P&O Ferries’ second new €180 million ship, Spirit of France, set sail on her maiden voyage to Calais on Thursday 9 February.
31 January 2012
P&O Ferries takes top spot at travel awards
Britain’s travel agents voted P&O Ferries the nation’s best ferry company at the Travel Weekly Globe Awards.
13 January 2012
P&O Ferries to take delivery of second new ship
P&O Ferries will on Tuesday 24 January take delivery of its second new €180 million ship, Spirit of France, during a handover ceremony at the STX Europe shipyard in Rauma, Finland.