It’s coming home (without needing to self-isolate)

8th July 2021

Final-ly, summer is back on, says Brittany Ferries

In response to statement by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

“This is the news we have been waiting for all year,” said Brittany Ferries CEO Christophe Mathieu. “Finally, the storm clouds are lifting and the sun is beginning to shine.  We expect an avalanche of demand in the weeks ahead and my message to our customers is clear: We have availability, so now is a great time to book a holiday and we can’t wait to serve you all.”

“Of course it won’t be quite so easy for some families, those with unvaccinated over-18s,” he added. “However, the progress the UK has made with its vaccination programme means that the vast majority are covered by the new rules. Self-isolation won’t apply for under-18s. So for us, and for the majority of families, today’s announcement will be great news.”

Brittany Ferries has an abundance of last-minute options for Brits anxious to de-stress and take in a fabulous destination in France or Spain. The following are examples of sail-and-stay vacations in the height of summer – for less than £300 per person (travel and accommodation included). The first for a couple, and the second for a family of four

Couple’s gite holiday in Normandy: Price £580
Seven night stay in a beautiful gite near Vire, Normandy
For a couple travelling with their car, departing Portsmouth to Caen at 08:15 on Thursday 26th August. After a seven-night stay, returning Caen to Portsmouth at 16:30 on Thursday 2nd September

Family Gite Holiday in Atlantic Loire Valley : Price £973

Seven night stay in Atlantic Loire Valley

For a family of four travelling with their car, departing Portsmouth for Caen at 08:15 on Saturday 21st August. After a seven-night stay, returning from Caen to Portsmouth at 16:30 on Saturday 28th August

For travellers who are not yet fully vaccinated and who need to take a PCR test either for outbound travel or upon return home, Brittany Ferries has also just confirmed a partnership with Randox Health, which includes preferable test rates. For more details visit:




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