Free ferry voucher for France or Ireland, for five people, for up to five days

What’s the deal?

Register with cashback site Ipoints*and it'll give you a free ferry voucher for France or Ireland, valid for up to five people – just for signing up.

How can I bag the voucher?

Ipoints is a cashback shopping site that awards points when you buy from a retailer via one of its links. The best bit is that they will give you 40 points just for registering: enough to buy a ferry voucher.

Once you've signed up log in, click on "Redeem" and then on "Travel & Accomodation". Use 40 ipoints to pay for the ferry voucher.

The small print

The voucher’s for a free return ferry voucher for up to 5 foot passengers to France and Ireland for five days. It’s valid on the Dover-Calais route to France or, for Ireland, Holyhead to Dublin and Pembroke to Rosslare. It doesn’t include a car, though it says discounts on car rates are available.


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  • Voyager2002
    Voyager2002 Posts: 15,219
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    This is not as good as it sounds.

    When you redeem the voucher and go to make the booking, you find that you still have to pay port charges of about ten pounds per person. Oddly enough, if you forget about ipoints and just book as a foot passenger, the fare you end up paying is about the same as the 'port charges' you pay with ipoints. And once you have registered with ipoints, your mail box will fill with all their special offers (several mails per week), virtually none of which are worth pursuing.
  • esalan
    esalan Posts: 411 Forumite
    You get free tickets for France AND Ireland. Have used this before as foot passengers and never had to pay any extras. Ipoints does send e-mails but not that many to discourage anyone from taking up this offer!
  • true enough, voyager, I,ve been recieving Ipoints nonsense for a while now, they dont update my account properly, I've been on 49 points for ages now and have done some online surveys for this but have yet to find anything worth spending points on, BUT! you can use them on amazon. You need a minimum of 50 points though. All a bit labour intensive. Emails are frequent but mine are filtered into my junk mail so it isn't too bad.
  • esalan
    esalan Posts: 411 Forumite
    This offer has been discussed at great length before: http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.html?t=81744&page=5&highlight=ipoints

    Dover--Calais route is now operated by Sea France for this offer.
  • nettles
    nettles Posts: 76 Forumite
    I went to france for a day trip with sea france a couple of weeks ago for £19 with a car and up to 5 passengers.
    We overtook the P&O ferry both ways, so they are obviously quicker ferries too!!
  • deedah123
    deedah123 Posts: 27 Forumite
    hi "nettles", i was wondering if you cld give me the details for your france trip for the day.

    you sed that it only cost £19 with car.
  • --Tony--
    --Tony-- Posts: 1,742
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    And once you have registered with ipoints, your mail box will fill with all their special offers (several mails per week), virtually none of which are worth pursuing.

    Just opt out of the newsletters in your account section, it says at the bottom of the email how to do this and you don't get this problem.
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  • labhras
    labhras Posts: 94 Forumite
    I have had one of these vouchers for about six months and never used it. I live in Ireland and dont know anything about Pembroke or Hollyhead are they worth visiting. Sorry for my ignorance
  • Malachi
    Malachi Posts: 2 Newbie
    Try Speedferries.com for a £19 crossing with car & 5 passengers. If you are lucky you also get a show from the dolphins off the bow and it takes less than an hour from drive on to drive off.
  • deedah123
    deedah123 Posts: 27 Forumite
    hi "nettles"

    i was wondering if you cld give me details about ur day trip to france for £19 plus car.

    i have a sis who REALLY wants to go! she would be most grateful. thnx!!
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