£50 ferry discount for fans off to Euros

P&O are offering a £50 discount for football fans travelling to the European Championships in France next year.

The company, which is celebrating 40 years of providing ferries on the Irish Sea crossing, has recognised it is the first time that both Northern Ireland the Republic have qualified for a major tournament.

Neal Mernock, P&O Ferries’ Irish Sea, said: “We are the only ferry company in Europe which has routes across both the Irish Sea and the English Channel. The offer which we are launching today gives football fans the opportunity to travel on our route from Larne to Cairnryan in Scotland and then down to France via Dover and Calais.”

The discount applies from June 8-July 12 and is applicable on the Larne–Cairnryan and Dover-Calais routes. See www.poferries.com/euro2016 or call 0800 130 0030 for more details.