Brittany Ferry Spanish Voyage Club

Post reply   Start new thread
:: New - Old :: Old - New

Pages: 1 |

Forum home :: Latest threads :: Search forums
The Comments
08 Aug 2012 16:43 by spanishtogs Star rating in Gales. 174 posts Send private message

Brittany Ferry Spanish Voyage Club

As my husband and I do 2 return ferry trips annually, we are thinking of joining the Brittany Ferries Voyage Club which costs £100 but promises savings of 'up to' 30%. I found that not all questions were answered on their website - e.g. whether, if I joined, would my husband be covered as well, or would I need to take out an Associate Membership also? I emailed them via their 'contact us' link and had a swift response saying that 'yes', both of us would be covered under the one membership, which was good news. However, in reply to the question of whether I'd qualify for full 30% discount on bookings over 10 days (as shown on website), I was told that the 30% was only on the actual ferry cost and not on the cabin part. My problem here is that I can't find a breakdown of costs when I get a quotation for a booking to try to ascertain how much savings I'd actually make, and whether it would in fact be worth spending £100 to join the club. Has anyone out there any ideas? Thanks in advance. BTW I have made further contact with BF and await their response, but I'd like some personal independent views also. Cheers.



_______________________
Spanish-togs



Like 0      
13 Oct 2012 09:38 by motomeg Star rating. 1 posts Send private message

 In response to your questions re. the Brittany Ferry Voyage Club, if you haven't already solved the queries I can probably help clear up a few points.  I am a member and it took me ages to work out whether it would be cost effective or not, as my husband and I do the Portsmouth to Santander crossing twice a year too.  If you pick a random crossing as an example of your next trip and get a price online as a non-member, then give me the details and I will get a price for same using my membership number - that way you can compare the difference and see how much of a saving you would actually make.  The 30% isn't on the entire booking, and that's where we all get confused and don't make as much of a saving as we think.  The most cost effective way is to join yourself as the full member and get a friend who is in the same position to join as an associate member and split the cost each year, and they get the same discount as you. There is an extra cost for being an associate member, but when we worked it all out - the full member cost plus the associate member cost each year,  split in half, was worth doing and made us a decent saving each year.  It's very confusing, but if you want to know more then send me details of a crossing you think you may make and I will work it out for you, and dig out my details to let you know exact costings of joining + savings etc.  If you've already sorted it then happy sailing.  Meg





Like 0      

Pages: 1 |

Post reply    Start new thread


Previous Threads

Brittany Ferries Spain Voyage Club - 0 posts
Moving flats and tax address - 0 posts
Has anyone used Europa Network for internet and UK TV? - 92 posts
Persiana Repairs - 4 posts
Hello from Spain - 5 posts
Problems with living in Spain - 21 posts
Reporting Crimes (telephone service) - 0 posts
Shere Punjab (Delhi Chownk) Pueblo Principe - 0 posts
Living Hell in Paradise - 13 posts
quadbike mechanic - 0 posts
Tower Fan for sale - 0 posts
Pool Usage and President Powers - 12 posts
Renting a sub-standard property - How do we stand? - 13 posts
insurance - 1 posts
Friends needed - 1 posts
Capital Gains Tax - 0 posts
Water boletin change of name - 1 posts
insurance - 4 posts
downloading kindle books onto computer - 5 posts
Credit card PINs - 0 posts
Dickmanns car hire Murcia - 19 posts
Residencia or NOT - 4 posts
Hello Everyone - 0 posts
Buying a camper van; Spain v UK? - 7 posts
moving to ciudad quesada - 3 posts

Number of posts in this thread: 2

DISCLAIMER:  All opinions posted on these message boards are the opinion solely of the poster and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Eye on Spain, its servants or agents.


1 |
Our Weekly Email Digest
Name:  
Email:
   


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of cookies. More information here. x