Ferry & Travel

Ferry & Travel

Whether you’re looking for discounted ferry travel or a cheaper way to get around the Island once you’re here, this is the place to look.

  1. Hovercraft on the water, Hovertravel

    Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

    Hovertravel Special Offers

    Hovertravel provides the fastest Isle of Wight ferry service across the Solent and is the world's longest running and only commercial hovercraft operator in Europe. The Hovercraft takes you directly to the shore at Southsea or Ryde in just 10 minutes.

    For Special Offers - http://www.hovertravel.co.uk/special-offers/index.php

    For great value combined and discounted Travel & Attraction tickets  -  http://www.hovertravel.co.uk/attractions/isle-of-wight/index.php

    For more information on Hovertravel  - www.hovertravel.com

  2. Hovercraft on the water, Hovertravel

    Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

    £60 Family Flyer Day Return

    2 Adults and up to 3 children

    Fly a family of 5 across the Solent to the stunning Isle of Wight for only £60 day return, when you book online at least 48 hours in advance and travel off peak!

    Click here to book. 

  3. Hovercraft on the water, Hovertravel

    Isle of Wight Hovercraft (Hovertravel)

    £85 Family Flyer Period Return

    2 Adults and up to 3 children

    Extend your Isle of Wight stay with Hovertravel’s family off peak period return, return up to 90 days later for only £85 for a family of 5! Simply book online at least 48 hours in advance and travel off peak.

    Click here to book. 

  4. Rear view of Osborne house from gardens, attraction, things to do, East Cowes, Isle of Wight



    Escape the traffic and travel to Osborne by train, bus or bicycle and be rewarded with 20% off your walk-up ticket. Show your bus or train ticket, or bike helmet, at the point of purchase to receive your discount.

    English Heritage are working with Good Journey to encourage sustainable travel to Osborne, click here to find out more and for help planning your route.

  5. Red Funnel Vehicle Ferry

    Red Funnel Ferries

    Latest Special Offers

    To view the latest special offers from Red Funnel visit https://www.redfunnel.co.uk/en/isle-of-wight-ferry/special-offers/

  6. Entrance at The Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, luxury, place to stay

    The Royal Hotel

     Winter Break at The Royal

    Up to 40% off Winter Breaks at the Royal - Valid for stays 29th Ocotber 2023 to 29th February 2024 for 2 nights or more.

    Return Car Ferry discounts available. 

    For more information and to book please visit https://royalhoteliow.co.uk/offers/winter-stay 

  7. The Swiss Cottage Shanklin outside front of building, Isle of Wight, accommodation

    The Swiss Cottage Shanklin

     35% Car Ferry Discount Offer

    Book a stay directly with us for more than 3 days and we will get you a discounted car ferry crossing. Available with both Wightlink and Red Funnel from Lymington and Portsmouth or Southampton.

    Call Keith & Christine on 01983 862333 or email info@swiss-cottage.co.uk to check our availability or look at our website www.swiss-cottage.co.uk for more details. Please mention Visit Isle of Wight when enquiring.

  8. Wightlink ferry

    Wightlink Ferries

    Wightlink Special Offers

    Wightlink is the leading provider of ferry transport to and from the Isle of Wight. Whether you're after a day-trip or a family holiday - there really is something for everyone on this fantastic Island.

    Wightlink offers – special offers, bargains & promotions - www.wightlink.co.uk/offers

    Accommodation offers – from camping & ‘glamping’, to luxury hotel breaks - www.wightlink.co.uk/isle-of-wight-accommodation

    Travel offers - up to 40% discount on caravan fares - www.wightlink.co.uk/offer/save-40-caravan-fares/

  9. Wightlink ferry

    Wightlink Ferries


    Take the kids to the Isle of Wight for free during the school holidays. Under 5s always travel free with Wightlink but when the schools break up, you can also take up to two children aged 5-15 for free with every adult or senior foot passenger day return ticket.

    Make the most of this deal throughout 2023, covering:

    • Easter holidays: 1 April to 16 April.
    • May half term: 27 May to 4 June.
    • Summer holidays: 22 July to 3 September.
    • October half term: 21 October to 5 November.
    • Christmas holidays: 15 December to 1 January 2024.

    To book and for further information, please visit: https://www.wightlink.co.uk/special-offers/kids-go-free

  10. Balcony with seaviews at Beach View Apartment, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, Self-catering

    Beach View Apartment

      Free Car Ferry Travel

    Free return Red Funnel car ferry travel between Southampton and East Cowes for all bookings of 3 nights or more between the 29th October - 17th December 2023 and the 2nd January 2024 to the 24th March 2024. Bookings to be made direct through the Ventnor Self Catering website

    Beach View Apartment offers 5 star facilities with a stunning view over Ventnor’s beach. This contemporary styled apartment sleeps 4, has parking with pay as you go EV charger and features free wifi, HD smart TV and a full sized bath and a separate power shower. The view can be appreciated from the living room, both bedrooms and the balcony.

  11. Isle of Wight, Accommodation, Self Catering, Ventnor High Street, High Street Suites 3, Victorian Place in Living room

    High Street Suites 3

      Free Car Ferry Travel

    Free return Red Funnel car ferry travel between Southampton and East Cowes for all bookings of 4 nights or more between the 29th October 2023 to the 17th December 2023 and from the 2nd January 2024 to the 24th March 2024. Bookings to be made through the Ventnor Self Catering website.

    High Street Suite 3 is 5 a star standard one bedroom self-catering holiday unit situated in the heart of Ventnor’s thriving High Street.  Unusually for the High Street it has its own dedicated car parking space.  The apartment is handy for local individual shops and high quality places to eat and drink. It has been sympathetically created from the first floor of a Victorian building dating from 1890 and is a short walk to Ventnor’s award winning beach.

  12. Outside view of Three Gables, Isle of Wight, Self Catering, Rural West Wight

    Three Gables

      Free Ferry Offer

    Stay at Three Gables (sleeps 10) for 3 night or longer and get a free ferry via Red Funnel (Southampton to East Cowes). 

    Offer available between: 

    • 29th October – 17th December 2023
    • 2nd January – 24th March 2024

    * For four guests only using the two downstairs bedrooms (double ensuite and twin) get a 25% discount - available between November 2023 and March 2024 (excludes school holidays).*

    To book please call 07792 603565 or email threegables.holidays@gmail.com - please mention visitisleofwight.co.uk when enquiring.

  13. Bedroom

    The Hambrough

      2 Night Winter Escape - Free Ferry

    If you are seeking a cosy sea-side escape with gourmet dining our Winter Escapes, available from November to March are not to be missed.  During the day embrace the great outdoors and go for exhilarating walks along the beach and in the evening relax with a pre-dinner cocktail before enjoying an exquisite fine dining dinner featuring seasonal produce showcasing the very best of British Winter. Wake up to a delicious breakfast in the morning….

    The free ferry 2 night break includes a stay in the lovely Executive rooms with 90 degree views of the bay and harbour below, a pre-dinner cocktail from our latest Cocktail List, £50 per person meal allowance towards a meal chosen either from our A La Carte Menu or upgrade to our exquisite Surprise Seven Course Tasting Menu (£85 per person) on one evening of your stay and a delicious breakfast on each morning.  

    Bookable from Monday 30th October to Saturday 16th December (excluding Monday 20th November to Tuesday 5th December) and from the 26th January 2024 to March 2024:

    • £245 per person –  Monday to Thursday (arrive on Monday and dinner on Tuesday).
    • £265 per person –  Friday and Saturday (arrive on Saturday and dinner on Saturday).

    Prices are based on two people sharing a room. 

    Supplements will apply for upgrading your room to a Luxury or Studio Room.

    To book please call 01983 856333 or email info@thehambrough.com - please mention visitisleofwight.co.uk when enquiring. 

  14. Isle of Wight, Accommodation, Nature, Eco Friendly, Tiny Homes

    Tiny Homes Holidays

      Car Free Offer

    Stay at Tiny Homes Holidays without a car with this car free offer. 

    Travel on the Red Jet from Southampton to West Cowes and Keert, Isle of Wight sustainable pedal powered cart delivery service, will collect your luggage and deliver it to Tiny Homes Holidays. This will leave you free to walk (approximately 1.5 hours - mixed street and footpath route) or cycle - 20 minutes by road). 

    For your return journey Keert will collect your luggage from Tiny Homes Holidays and will meet you at the Red Jet. 

    Bike hire can also be arranged for an extra charge. 

    This offer is £90 for two people travelling together and only applies to those who stay at Tiny Homes Holidays. 

    For T&Cs visit the website

    To book this offer please call 07802 758113 or email info@tinyhomeshollidays.com - please mention visitisleofwight.co.uk when enquiring. 

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