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Big Ferry Fortnight 2020

Big Ferry Fortnight is back for another year and to celebrate 55 years of flying to and from the Isle of Wight, we're offering 55 pairs of day return tickets, to fly from Southsea to Ryde on the world's only commercial passenger hovercraft service!


The ballot will run from 27th February - 12th March 2020


Sign up & enter the FREE ballot for your chance to win a pair of tickets here

Terms & Conditions
  • The ballot will be open for ticket applications from 27 February 2020 to 23:59 on 12 March 2020.
  • This ballot is only available to residents of UK, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
  • You can apply for tickets on as many routes as you like, as we want as many people to enjoy travelling by ferry as possible. If successful you will only win tickets for one return sailing.
  • You must be over the age of 18 to apply for tickets.
  • Application does not guarantee tickets.
  • The ballot draw will take place on Monday 16 March 2020.
  • If you are successful you will be sent an email by Monday 16 March 2020 asking you to confirm you wish to accept your ticket voucher by 23:59 on Sunday 22 March. Once you confirm, you will be sent a link to a winner’s voucher and further details on how to book your tickets. If you do not confirm you wish to accept your ticket voucher by 23:59 on 22 March the tickets will be returned to the pot, so that they can be claimed by another applicant to enjoy.
  • Any returns will need to be claimed by 23:59 on the 24 March 2020.
  • Each winners voucher has a unique identification number and cannot be copied or transferred to another person.
  • Keep your voucher safe as it cannot be re-issued or replaced if lost or stolen.
  • The ferry operator will have your contact details to check against the voucher and may request additional identification.
  • Tickets must be booked with the ferry operator in advance, using the unique voucher ID.
  • Vouchers must be redeemed for travel between 27 March and the 30 June 2020. Additional terms and conditions apply for travel from the individual ferry operators. Please see their offer page for full terms and conditions and travel dates.
  • Tickets won in Big Ferry Fortnight are not valid for use in conjunction with any other offer.
  • If, due to circumstances beyond a ferry operator’s control, such as severe weather, they have to cancel your sailing, the ferry operator is not obliged to offer an alternative date.
  • The voucher is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.
  • The value of the voucher is 0.0001p.
  • Please contact the ferry operator for sailing schedules.
  • Ferry Operator specific terms and conditions apply.
  • If you have any special requirements, please inform the ferry operator when booking your sailing.
  • All information listed on the ferry operators' pages and details of their ticket offer are the responsibility of the ferry operators themselves, and they are required to check and ensure it is clear and valid. If you have any queries regarding their information, please contact the ferry operator directly.