Ferry Offers to/from Ireland for 2017


If you plan to come to the Irish Treffen in August, GWOCI are delighted to be able to provide details of companies that offer good prices on ferry crossings to/from Ireland.

While not all operators are included here, the information should be useful for those who want to plan a trip to Ireland.

For people who travel through GB as a route, Celtic Horizon Tours can organise the Irish Sea crossing (GB/Ireland). There are various options for you on-line for ferries to GB or by Eurotunnel.

For those who prefer to use a direct route from France there is some detail on the 2 main operators.


Ireland to/from Britain

Celtic Horizon Tours



Celtic Horizon Tours offer great prices for all crossing between Ireland and Britain.
Celtic Horizon Tours are based in Ireland.

David Buckley is Managing Director and also a member of GWOCI.
Celtic Horizon Tours are offering GoldWingers very special ferry rates for August that are difficult to beat.
Rates are not published on the Celtic Horizon Tours web site.

To get a price, please email. Mention 'GoldWing Rate'.

Please include a telephone contact number on your email.

Include details like dates, passenger(s), with or without trailer.

Bookings can then be made by phone with credit or debit card.


You can contact Celtic Horizon tours via:
Landline: +353 1 629 2000
Fax: +353 1 629 2545
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Ireland to/from France direct ferry.




StenaLine sail between Rosslare and Cherbourg and offer competitive web rates on While Stenaline do not offer a general GoldWing discount, they do have one motorcycle rate. The motorcycle rate applies to solo, trike and sidecar, including trailer. This can work out as a very good deal especially if you have an added trailer or ride a sidecar or trike.


You can contact Stena Line via:
Landline: +353 53 9161560





Irish Ferries



Irish Ferries are offering 5% discount off their web fares for 2017 on crossings from/to France (Cherbourg/Rosslare and Roscoff/Rosslare).
Irish Ferries have a separate sidecar rate (more expensive than a solo). A trike should be booked on-line as a sidecar. Irish Ferries charge for trailers towed by motorcycle (see below).

To get the 5% discount you must use discount codes. The codes is confidential, so you need to get the Discount Code from your International Representative, or GWOCI

Click on this link to go to the booking page on
When checking for availability and cost on the web page, click on "Promotion code", and use the code. Click on "Book now" and the next page (2) will show the discounted rates in red. The discount for the cabins will be included at stage 3.

Trailers: Please note that if you want to include a trailer with your Irish Ferries booking, the system will initially charge it at a car trailer rate. You can get a 50% reduction for trailers (up to 4m in length) on Cherbourg/Rosslare and Roscoff/Rosslare. To avail of this reduction, book online and then email David O’Connor ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) with the booking reference number. David will then apply the reduction and will refund the payment card with the difference.


You can contact Irish Ferries via their website.