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“Red funnel Christmas Day” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Red Funnel Ferries

Red Funnel Ferries
Ranked #3 of 127 things to do in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Red Funnel provides car ferries and high speed Red Jet catamarans to the Isle of Wight. Enjoy a mini cruise across the Solent with or without your car on Red Funnel vehicle ferry to the port of East Cowes or take the Red Jet catamaran at 37 knots to (west)Cowes - a wonderful Victorian port and the global home of yachting and yacht racing. Both destinations are ideal for a day trip or a short break, and Red Funnel can also book all your accommodation and attraction choices - see our website for more info.
Shanklin
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“Red funnel Christmas Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

Red funnel were the only ferry that was running on Cristmas Day.We were not only given a tin of chocolates but mince pies , mulled wine and the staff were really in good spirits and helpful.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Chris P
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“Visit the Isle of Wight - it's easy!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Fast, easy on demand service to one of the prettiest towns on the Island (apart from our home town of Ventnor!)

Visited January 2013
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“get you from a to B”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

Only way to travel... cost effective and clean.. on time even in bad weather and happy people run it... nice to see some smiles in the rain

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3 Thank Yachtprojectsphil
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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“Fireworks Night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Excellent event, well organised round trip to watch the fireworks off IOW. Good Value and would certainly do again

Visited November 2012
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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“Not called Red Funeral for nothing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Grubby, noisey and expensive. Tedious in the extreme. The journey time now actually takes longer than it did 30 years ago when the boats were much smaller and basic.
The penalty you pay for living on the IOW

Visited December 2012
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