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P&O Ferries

Sail from Dover to Calais with P&O Ferries (External link) and then make the easy drive down to the Champagne region – Reims is around two and a half hours’ drive from Calais. There are 23 Dover-Calais sailings per day and crossings take just 90 minutes. Check-in for foot passengers is one hour before departure, while check-in for vehicles is just 30 minutes before departure. Flexible tickets are available, with no credit card fee.

Named ‘Best Ferry Company’ and ‘Favourite Ferry Company’ at the 2016 Globe Travel Awards, P&O Ferries offers something for everyone on board during the crossing from Dover to Calais. Browse the shop, enjoy the tranquility of the Club Lounge or indulge yourself in the Brasserie’s fine dining. Children are well catered for with the Junior Crew kids club on selected daytime sailings in summer, which includes everything from arts and crafts sessions to face painting, puzzles and games. All ships have Wifi and the video arcade room will keep kids busy too. Pets can travel with P&O Ferries, but they do need to remain in the car.