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Experience a sporting extravaganza with Stena Line

Press Releases   •   Jul 17, 2014 14:28 BST

Travel to Glasgow with Stena Line from only £29* per adult single this summer and experience one of the world’s greatest sporting events the Commonwealth Games.

Holidaymakers can take in the sights and sounds of Glasgow and sports fans can soak up the electric atmosphere at the games and cheer on the competitors from Northern Ireland.

Sports fans shouldn’t worry if they haven’t got tickets as there are two free events open to the public – the Glasgow City Marathon Course on 27 July and the Cycling Time Trail and Road Race on 31 July and 3 August.  From only £29* per adult single customers can avail of Stena Line’s Rail and Sail offer which means they can travel from Belfast to Cairnryan and then on to Glasgow by train or alternatively take their car and set their own itinerary.

As the official ferry partner for Team Northern Ireland, Stena Line has transported athletes onboard their Superfast ships between Belfast and Cairnryan as they travel to compete in the Games.  The Northern Ireland team includes athletes from sporting disciplines such as boxing, lawn bowls and judo who have all won a place at Glasgow 2014 this summer.

Stena Line’s Route Marketing Manager – Irish Sea North, Neil Palmer said: “We would encourage people from Northern Ireland to make the short trip over to Glasgow for the Games this summer as it is set to be an unforgettable event where sporting history is often made.

“The Commonwealth Games is one of the greatest sporting events in the world and we’re delighted to support the team of athletes from Northern Ireland by providing them with essential support.  We are proud to play our role in getting the Northern Ireland competitors to Glasgow, via our Belfast to Cairnryan route, safely, on time and refreshed and we’re hoping for lots of medals during the competition, whatever the colour.

“Taking part in the Games will surely be the fulfilment of a life-long dream for these athletes and we wish them the best of luck, particularly the Northern Ireland female boxers as this will be the first time they compete in the history of the Commonwealth Games ,” added Neil.

To book travel log onto www.stenaline.co.uk call 08447 70 70 70 or visit your local travel agent.

For more information on the Commonwealth Games go to https://www.glasgow2014.com/.

*Single adult Rail & Sail fare from Belfast to Glasgow. Conditions apply. Subject to availability.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information please contact Bronagh Maguire of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 9073 0880 or Bronagh@duffyrafferty.com


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

Travel to Glasgow with Stena Line from only £29* per adult single this summer and experience one of the world’s greatest sporting events the Commonwealth Games.

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Rail, sail and save with Stena Line

Press Releases   •   Jul 16, 2014 16:07 BST

Leading ferry company, Stena Line is on the right track with its latest rail and sail offer from Belfast which gives people the chance to sail from Belfast – Cairnryan or Belfast – Liverpool from as little as £29* per adult single then travel to destinations all over Great Britain by train.

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Belfast for a tenner!

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 16:26 BST

This summer take a ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ day trip across the Irish Sea as a foot passenger with Stena Line from Cairnryan to Belfast and experience an exciting voyage aboard a modern ferry with all the mod cons you could ever need from only £10* per person return.  Also included are bus transfers into Belfast’s city centre and unlimited Metro bus travel for the day! 

This jaw-dropping fare will give families the chance to take a break and enjoy a great day out in Northern Ireland seeing the sights of Belfast including great restaurants, museums, excellent shopping and much more.

Alternatively take a Stena Line midweek day trip by coach and visit the Crumlin Road Gaol from only £24* per adult and £21* per child.  Other great midweek coach trips include a visit to the world’s largest Titanic experience Titanic Belfast from only £25* per adult and £20* per child and Belfast Zoo, home to more than 1,000 animals and 150 species, from only £23* per adult and £20* per child.

Diane Poole OBE, Head of PR and Communications for Stena Line said:  “Travel on any ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ (until 17 December) and you only pay an unbelievable £10* per person return – that means a family of four can take a day trip to Northern Ireland and back for only £40!

“The price includes return Metro bus transfers into the city centre and unlimited Metro bus travel for the day plus once onboard you can enjoy up to 50%^ off hundreds of quality lines in the shop, free WiFi, kids play areas and free movies, as well as free entertainment for the children during the summer on selected sailings, it’s a no brainer.”

Diane continued:  “For even more great-value-deals on travel visit our website and book a stress-free trip with Stena Line.”

To book your Stena Line day trip to Northern Ireland log onto www.stenaline.co.uk, call direct on 08447 70 70 70 or visit your local Visitor Information Centre.

*Subject to availability.  Terms and conditions apply.  See website for more details. ^Compared  to High Street prices.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES:  For further information, please contact Michael McCrory of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 9073 0880 or email michaelm@duffyrafferty.com


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

This summer take a ‘Wonderful Wednesday’ day trip across the Irish Sea as a foot passenger with Stena Line from Cairnryan to Belfast and experience an exciting voyage aboard a modern ferry with all the mod cons you could ever need from only £10* per person return. Also included are bus transfers into Belfast’s city centre and unlimited Metro bus travel for the day!

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Cruise into first class entertainment with Stena Line

Press Releases   •   Jul 02, 2014 14:29 BST

THE Irish Sea will be alive with the sound of music and laughter during the summer and autumn months as Northern Ireland’s leading ferry company Stena Line has launched an exciting programme of evening entertainment cruises from only £29* per person including a meal.

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Stena Line renews giant deal

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2014 14:53 BST

THE Belfast Giants are celebrating after securing their biggest resigning of the season as leading ferry company, Stena Line announced that it will once again become the ice hockey team’s title sponsor, for the fourth successive year.

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Summer holidays to Haven with Stena Line from only £445 per family

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2014 12:28 BST

STENA Line has launched a sizzling summer offer giving NI holidaymakers the chance to save up to 15%* off self-catering holidays for two adults and up to four children when booked by June 30th.

Save up to 15%* off 11 night holidays and 10%* off 4 night breaks with prices starting from just £445 including return ferry travel by car with Stena Line from Belfast to Liverpool or Belfast to Cairnryan and stay at Haven Kiln Park in Tenby, South Wales; Quay West in New Quay, West Wales or Devon Cliffs in Exmouth, Devon.

A Haven holiday is perfect for an enjoyable family break and offers a range of activities including splashzones, kids clubs and great family entertainment with nightly shows.

For further details and to book visit www.stenaline.co.uk/havenoffers , call 08447 707070 or visit your travel agent.

*Terms & conditions apply. Subject to availability.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information please contact Bronagh Maguire of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 9073 0880. 


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

STENA Line has launched a sizzling summer offer giving NI holidaymakers the chance to save up to 15%* off self-catering holidays for two adults and up to four children when booked by June 30th.

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Kids clean up as ferry company announces ‘kids go free’

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2014 10:58 BST

Mums and Dads take a break as the kids prove why they should sail for free! Mums and Dads, prepare to become very popular as leading ferry company Stena Line announces that kids go free* every day and on every sailing on their Belfast routes when you book at least seven days in advance and before June 30 for travel by car until August 31, 2014.

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Gear up for the Tour de France

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2014 10:17 BST

The Tour de France will be racing through the stunning Yorkshire landscape for the very first time this year and leading ferry company Stena Line is on hand to ensure that cycling enthusiasts can travel to experience the spectacle in style and at great value.

The Giro d’Italia has left a legacy of  passionate cycling fans in Northern Ireland and with prices starting from only £30* per person return, Stena Line is offering customers the chance to witness another world renowned cycling event.

Enthusiasts can sail from either Belfast to Liverpool or Cairnryan where they can then make their way to Leeds where the Tour de France Grand Départ will begin on July 5th.  The Grand Départ will start in Leeds with a sprint to Harrogate, then move on to York on July 6th and finish in Sheffield before moving on to Cambridge on  July 7th.

As well as experiencing the Tour de France, customers can also turn their trip into a short break or long weekend where they can take in all that Yorkshire and the surrounding areas have to offer.

Diane Poole OBE, Head of PR and Communications for Stena Line, said:

“The Giro d’Italia was an amazing experience for the people of Northern Ireland and now they have another great chance to attend what is arguably the most famous cycling race in the world.  As well as experiencing the race, holiday makers can visit the many tourist spots which are dotted around Yorkshire such as Castle Howard and Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

“There is also the opportunity to visit some of Yorkshire’s seven cities which include Leeds, Sheffield, Wakefield, Hull, York, Bradford & Ripon.  Whether you are going to watch the start of the Tour de France with a group of friends or with family, there really is something for everyone to ensure your long break is lots of fun,” said Diane.

“Travelling with Stena Line means travelling in style as we have some very comfortable areas to relax in, great meal deals and delicious dining options.  Customers can stay in touch while they travel using our free Wi-Fi and complimentary use of iPads. Plus our onboard shop offers up to 50% savings compared to the high street so people can enjoy a bit of retail therapy as well,” Diane added.

For further information or to book go to www.stenaline.co.uk/tourdefrance, call 08447 70 70 70 or visit your local travel agent.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information please contact Bronagh Maguire of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 90 730 880.

Foot passenger return for travel anytime between 4-8 July. Fares are also available for travel by car, motorcycle or bicycle. Conditions apply.


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

The Tour de France will be racing through the stunning Yorkshire landscape for the very first time this year and leading ferry company Stena Line is on hand to ensure that cycling enthusiasts can travel to experience the spectacle in style and at great value.

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You’ve scot it all for a tenner!

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2014 14:03 BST

Date now extended

Leading ferry company Stena Line has announced that they are extending their fantastic tenner day trip offer from Belfast to Glasgow – a seriously budget-busting way for a great day out with all the family.

Now available until November 26th, this day trip offer, which operates on Wednesdays, includes return Superfast ferry travel from Belfast to Cairnryan and return coach transfers from Cairnryan to Glasgow.

Stena Line’s Head of PR and Communications, Diane Poole OBE, said: “These days, £10 doesn’t get you much but with Stena Line that hard earned tenner can take you all the way to Glasgow and back!”

“Customers now have until November 26th to avail of this fantastic offer which means that from only £10 per person return, you can explore Glasgow’s famous shopping districts, it’s cultural and arts scene or have a meal at one of the city’s famous restaurants.  The scene in Glasgow is so varied that you can have a lively time with a group of friends, take your parents for a relaxed treat, enjoy it with the kids or spend some quality time with the other half.

“With Stena Line, that holiday feeling starts as soon as you step onboard thanks to the excellent facilities which include children’s play areas, free onboard movies, free Wi-Fi and a great selection of restaurants and bars for adults to relax in as well as great onboard shopping where savings can be as much as 50% when compared to the high street,” Diane added.

Day trips depart Belfast port at 07:30hrs, arriving in Cairnryan port at 09:45hrs where customers will then travel onto Glasgow by coach arriving into the city at midday. After a fun filled day of exploring all that Glasgow has to offer, they will then depart Glasgow at 16.45hrs for the 19.30 sailing from Cairnryan arriving back into Belfast at 21:45hrs.

For more information and to book log onto www.stenaline.co.uk, call 08447 70 70 70 or visit your local travel agent.

Terms and conditions apply.  Subject to availability.

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MEDIA ENQUIRIES:  For further information, please contact Bronagh Maguire of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 9073 0880 or email Bronagh@duffyrafferty.com


Stena Line operates the biggest fleet and the widest choice of routes between Ireland and Britain with an extensive route network including Belfast to Cairnryan, Belfast to Liverpool, Belfast to Heysham, Dun Laoghaire to Holyhead, Dublin Port to Holyhead and Rosslare to Fishguard.

Date now extended Leading ferry company Stena Line has announced that they are extending their fantastic tenner day trip offer from Belfast to Glasgow – a seriously budget-busting way for a great day out with all the family.

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Kids get ready to cruise into some first class entertainment

Press Releases   •   Jun 12, 2014 16:32 BST

The hugely popular Stena Line Kids Cruises are back for 2014 and now parents can choose from a wide range of cruises including a Pirates and Princesses Cruise, Superheroes Cruise, Mad Hatters Tea Party Cruise, Halloween Party Cruise and See Santa at Sea Cruise.

Contacts 3 contacts

  • Press Contact
  • Head of PR & Communications for the Irish Sea
  • dieqane.pozbmgole@stendtalinuee.com
  • 028 9088 4096

  • Press Contact
  • North Sea PR Communications (Harwich - Hook of Holland)
  • stenaline@fourbgb.com
  • +44 (0) 203 697 4200

  • Press Contact
  • Stena Line Irish Sea Public Relations
  • info@duffwfysrgpmyhsrawtfferclxewaqntyswlf.cpjom
  • 028 9073 0880

About Stena Line

Making Good Time

Stena Line, an ABTA member, is an international transport and travel service company and one of the world's leading ferry operators.
Stena Line operates in three business areas: Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Irish Sea with a network of 22 strategically located ferry routes in Europe. Stena Line has a modern fleet with a total of 38 vessels including fast ferries (Stena HSS), traditional combi-ferries, RoPax ferries for freight and passengers, and pure cargo ships.

Stena Line is a stable and profitable group and is committed to providing passengers with the best service and experience possible.

During 2012, approximately 14.4 million passengers travelled with Stena Line. 3 million cars and 1.9 million freight units were transported during the same period.

Awards
NI Travel & Tourism Awards - Best Ferry Company 2012