Can I take my dog on Red Funnel ferries?
We welcome accompanied dogs on ALL our ferries, FREE of charge. There is no need to pre-book or obtain a ticket. We are also pleased to provide a designated pet lounge, complete with bowls of water, in the North Lounge on board Red Osprey, Red Falcon and Red Eagle.
Can you take a dog on a ferry to Isle of Wight?
Dogs travel free on our three ferry routes linking the Isle of Wight to the south coast – when accompanied by a well-behaved owner. On a clear day, they can amble on the car ferries’ outer decks and when the weather is not so good they can enjoy the short crossing inside the ferries’ dedicated pet areas.
How long does the Red Funnel car ferry take?
How long does the journey take? Approximately 25 minutes.
Do dogs have to stay in the car on a ferry?
Most crossings require your dog to remain in your vehicle or one of the ferry’s kennels and we have teamed up with the RSPCA to help make sure that wherever your dog spends his time, his experience is a positive and enjoyable one.
What happens to dogs on ferry?
Ferries typically offer two options for taking your dog abroad. Firstly, they may be locked in your car on the cargo hold during your journey. Alternatively, they may be placed into the on-board kennels. Not all ferries offer both services, and there is typically a charge for either option.
Can you bring a dog on a ferry?
Foot Passengers Pets (all dogs and cats) must be transported to and from the ferry in a secure, rigid and appropriate pet cage or box (please bring your own). The animal must be able to stand or lie down in comfort. The owner of the animal must be able to carry the cage or box from the terminal to the ship.
Do you need a passport for ferry to Isle of Wight?
The Isle of Wight is just a few miles from the UK mainland and unless you’re travelling on a yacht or private plane, your trip to the Island will start with a ferry crossing. It’s quick and easy, you can come by car or on foot and you don’t need a passport!
How do dogs travel on a ferry?
Can I take my dog on the ferry from Ireland to England?
Pets (all dogs and cats) must be transported to and from the ferry in a secure, rigid and appropriate pet carrier/cage or crate (please bring your own). The animal must be able to stand or lie down in comfort. The owner of the animal must be able to carry the carrier/cage or crate from the terminal to the ship.
Do you need a dog passport for a ferry?
Ensure their dog, cat or ferret is microchipped. Have a valid EU pet passport OR an animal health certificate issued by a UK official vet. A health certificate is required before each entry into the EU.
Can I take my dog to the needles?
Yes, dogs are permitted on site, the beach, and the boat rides. However they are not permitted in the indoor areas (unless they are assistance dogs). Dogs must also be kept on leads at all times.
Can you get the ferry to Ireland without a passport?
Passports and Identification. Ireland / Britain routes: Irish Ferries recommends all passengers bring a passport with them. Irish and British citizens do not strictly require a passport to travel between the two countries, but some form of (photo) identification is however required.
Can you take a dog on a ferry as a foot passenger?
Not all ferries offer both services, and there is typically a charge for either option. Foot passengers can struggle, as many ferry operators will expect you to contain your dog in a suitable (RSPCA-approved) pet carrier during the journey. For owners of large-breed dogs this may be a considerable inconvenience.
Will my dog be OK on the ferry?