We love traveling – no matter if in the UK or the rest of the world, but living on an island does mean that you have to get off it somehow when you want to go exploring a little further afield. The only solution here is catching a plane or a ferry and after our most recent trip to Germany, I have to say that I would choose a ferry all the way.
It’s just so much more stress-free. You can take your own car, which gives you an incredible amount of independence at your destination and much more space for clothes, toys and all the souvenirs you buy on your travels. Whenever we went by plane, we always worried about our luggage allowance, because believe me or not – you don’t fit that much in a 20kg suitcase, especially if your other half packs for four seasons, a wedding and a funeral.
But it’s not the luggage that convinced me of travelling by ferry. It was the comfort on board. We travelled on an overnight ferry and it was just like being in a hotel. We boarded, settled in our room and then explored the ship before going for a three course meal in one of the lovely restaurants on board. I then had the best night’s sleep in months, before waking up on the other side of the channel and could start the day refreshed and ready for the rest of our journey – perfect!
For more reasons, why ferries beat planes, check out the infographic below:
Disclosure: This post was bought to you in association with Brittany Ferries.