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30-03-2011, 12:29   #31
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Anyone have discount for ferry to UK? Stena or Irish ferries.
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Anyone have discount for ferry to UK? Stena or Irish ferries.
No? Anyone with a Stena code? The old ones all seem to have stopped
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TESCO vouchers

When one books using the tesco discount voucher TESCOIE promo code the price, for my ferry crossing went up from €309 to €339. WTF?
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When one books using the tesco discount voucher TESCOIE promo code the price, for my ferry crossing went up from €309 to €339. WTF?
thats tesco for you!

they claim price reductions but REALLY its just price increases disguised!
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When one books using the tesco discount voucher TESCOIE promo code the price, for my ferry crossing went up from €309 to €339. WTF?
They surcharge €15 each way. Used to be referred to as a "telephone booking charge" before they added the on-line feature; funnily enough they kept the surcharge when they went on-line.

If you only have enough vouchers for one way, better to book only one way using the vouchers and a debit card for the other, that way you'll only get surcharged €15.

Have come across a Stena Line code that gives you a strange 9% discount for Flexi and Premium fares. As usual it's in the format Letter and 3 numbers. 1st is a vowel, second is a prime number, final two digits is a bakers dozen multiplied by half a dozen. Should only take a few guesses to get it...
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15-04-2011, 21:38   #36
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Discount has now increased to 10%, and includes Economy Fares once you've worked out the code.

I guess you may also be able to get another 5% through a cashback website such as Fatcheese.ie and a further 5% if you have a StenaLine Extra card, making a total of a 20% reduction, though I've not tried this yet.

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When one books using the tesco discount voucher TESCOIE promo code the price, for my ferry crossing went up from €309 to €339. WTF?
€309 When did you book and how many were travelling? I always book a month in advance with Irish Ferries and for one person travelling in a car its 174euro return, I normally travel mid week. I seem to remember there's a 5euro administration fee for using a credit card to book online in the 174euro price.
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dont suppose you would just like to be nice and tell us what that voucher code is??
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dont suppose you would just like to be nice and tell us what that voucher code is??
NO VOUCHER NO CODE. Next time you book pick some random times for a Journey I normally go out one week on a Wendesaday night and come back Wednesday during the day the following week and check the prices if you are booking a week in advance, then the same journey and times in 2,3,4 and 5 weeks time. You'll see somewhere along the lines about 4 weeks in advance I seem to remember the price drops quiet a bit.

Edit> if you didn't follow that, just try booking a month in advance its cheaper.

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Anyone know the code? I want to book stena in july from Dublin to Holyhead.
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As an example of what I said earlier about booking a month in advance, I just checked the cheapest Dublin Hollyhead fair for one person travelling midweek in July. If I book now for the night crossing in June (about 9PM arrives 20 past midnight) its 79euro (one way) but if I book the same trip as if I was traveling this week then the price goes up to 115euro. So if you don't book well in advance you risk paying nearly 50% more for the trip.

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I know that. But still have about 3 month to do it so any discount code is very helpful for me :-)
For me stena from Dublin to Holyhead for 3 person and car is 210€ so its a lot for friday 8th July.

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I know that. But still have about 3 month to do it so any discount code is very helpful for me :-)
For me stena from Dublin to Holyhead for 3 person and car is 210€ so its a lot for friday 8th July.
Ouch! I have the advantage of being able to pick what ever time suits me, I haven't checked in a while but I seem to remember that Friday night was always one of the expensive times to travel.

Just don't do what I did one time and spend so long looking for a discount code that you end up booking late and paying even more
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Did anyone get the code? I don't think it was a difficult challenge. In fact there are two codes, very close together, one giving 10% off all fare types and one giving 9% off Flexi and Premium fares.

I'm loathed to state them explicity, in case they get so overused they get withdrawn before I've used it myself. I only found them by trial and error, so some work was involved.

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Did anyone get the code? I don't think it was a difficult challenge. In fact there are two codes, very close together, one giving 10% off all fare types and one giving 9% off Flexi and Premium fares.

I'm loathed to state them explicity, in case they get so overused they get withdrawn before I've used it myself. I only found them by trial and error, so some work was involved.
Can you PM me that code please ? I've got to travel start of May for a short trip so any savings would be very welcome. Is there any chance arriving at the port and getting a good deal or even calling in the morning for an evening sailing ?

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