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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #40 on: May 15, 2019, 09:26:04 AM »
@bree

Its a bit quirky with different people in the the restaurant isn't it. But I really like it and the staff are super friendly. I really like it and away from the hustle and bustle of Potes

No not been on the cable car, probably should really. We tend to be chomping at the bit to ride most of the time.

We are probably going to stay there in the second week of our trip for a couple if nights.


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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #41 on: May 15, 2019, 12:20:57 PM »
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@bree

Its a bit quirky with different people in the the restaurant isn't it. But I really like it and the staff are super friendly. I really like it and away from the hustle and bustle of Potes

No not been on the cable car, probably should really. We tend to be chomping at the bit to ride most of the time.

We are probably going to stay there in the second week of our trip for a couple if nights.



Let me know if its still as good, as I want to book it again for later in the year. The ride up to the cable car is a good ride not very long but the cable car is a must do.
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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #42 on: May 18, 2019, 07:49:46 PM »
Pont Aven is broken again and some sailings over the next few days have been pulled.

If you have a trip planned later in the year using this tub, get yourself a contingency plan. If you prebook hotels, make sure they can be cancelled without penalty.

My suggestion would be to travel over the Channel to Caen or St Malo and work your way down through France. If you do not have enough time to get to Spain and back, head into the Volcanes region of the Auvergne near Clermont Ferrand, the Tarn Gorge east of Millau or the Cevennes National Park. Loads of wonderful roads in these areas and not a lot of traffic. La Bourboule or Meyrueis make great bases.

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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #43 on: May 21, 2019, 03:45:39 PM »
Our ticket was booked and confirmed as Portsmouth Santander  28th May. I printed out the paper copy and kept the web link. The other day it said on the web site all Portsmouth bookings are moved to Plymouth until the 9th June. On the web site today it says Portsmouth Santander - all services are operating to schedule. So Logged into my ticket reference which says "This crossing is currently unavailable please phone 0330...etc

We have sent them emails with no reply and tried to phone more than 10 times but it is permanently engaged so there is no way of contacting them ??? - as it stands I have no idea where we are going if at all.

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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #44 on: May 21, 2019, 03:47:11 PM »
I feel for you :-(

I emailed them and all I got back was a cut and paste from the web site :-(


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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #45 on: May 21, 2019, 07:21:15 PM »
That wreck the Pont Aven let me down 3 yrs back in Santander it was late getting us there and then coming back they cancelled all sailings because the stern tube seals threw their hand in , We rode up to Caen 4 days later which was OK and we got compo off em.

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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #46 on: May 21, 2019, 07:33:49 PM »
Hi Mark. As far as I can see on the previous booking pages I downloaded, a while back. The only Portsmouth sailing on the 28th May is going to Bilbao. And that is still scheduled for that date. Are you sure they gave you Portsmouth To Santander ?
There are sailings from Plymouth on the 2nd & 4th June.
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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #47 on: May 22, 2019, 07:17:56 AM »
I am on the Cap Finestre on the 29th of May to Bilbao from Portsmouth, this seems to be OK at the moment. I am going to try and give them a call today.

If they can't say that the Pont Aven will be coming back to Portsmouth on the 10th for us then one of our lot will need to cancel, he works off shore and has to be back to go back to work.

Wish me luck :-)

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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #48 on: May 22, 2019, 07:33:45 AM »
I do wish you luck Bazzer but I think you are OK the Cap Finistere seems to still be afloat  :008:  -  To make it worse my brother logged into the ticket during a 1 minute period when the web site was working properly and it said that we have been transferred to Plymouth but they have never told us directly. If I had not been on this forum we would have turned up at Portsmouth non the wiser (as you would on any holiday travel booking) and found out then that there was no sailing. They haven't emailed or phoned or contacted us in any way. As far as I can work out we will probably be going to Plymouth but as the web site says Portsmouth is sailing as scheduled who knows. Hopefully we will know by next Tuesday when we sail and hopefully they will give us enough time to get to whichever port it my be. Wonderful French customer service. :047:

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Re: Brittany Ferries cancellation at short notice
« Reply #49 on: May 22, 2019, 07:36:38 AM »
I am expecting us to have to sail back to Plymouth at best, however website did say that was only until the 9th, we sail on the 10th

Pretty poor communications.

 


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