National Ferry Fortnight
Celebrate National Ferry Fortnight 2017
National Ferry Fortnight (NFF) is an annual event aimed at sharing just how easy, enjoyable and accessible travel by ferry really is, and the fantastic destinations and activities all within easy reach.
National Ferry Fortnight runs from 06 to 20 May this year and to celebrate we're offering you great promotions and partner deals to help you enjoy Scotland's beautiful west coast.
Enjoy a west coast car-cation and bring a friend for free
Enjoy a great car-cation to Scotland's stunning west coast with plenty to explore and enjoy.
Simply book a return trip by car with minimum one adult travelling and bring a friend for free!
Pack up the car, bring the family, bring your friends, bring the dog! With no baggage limits and over 50 destination combinations across 200 miles of wild and beautiful coast plus crossing times from just five minutes to over five hours, there really is something for everyone.
CalMac Bookable Routes
We're giving away 1000 'car-cation' promotional tickets this May. Simply book a return trip on any of our CalMac bookable routes during 06-20 May and we'll give you the first additional adult ticket for free! Terms and conditions apply*.
CalMac Turn up and Go Routes
If you're travelling on any of our listed turn up and go routes, for example Wemyss Bay to Bute, you will need to pre-register using the link below with a minimum of 10 days notice prior to travel. After registration one of our Contact Centre Team will be in touch within 10 days to confirm and take payment for your travel. Your tickets will be sent out to you within 10 days of confirmation. Terms and conditions apply*
West Coast partner offers
We've teamed up with our partners across the west coast to offer you some great deals when you visit. Simply book directly with our partners during National Ferry Fortnight from 06-20 May, for travel up to 22 October 2017.
To book these offers contact the provider directly and remember to quote NFF17 at the time of booking. Terms and conditions apply.
Routes included in the ticket promotion
The 'bring a friend for free' ticket promotion will apply to the following bookable routes only. The Small Isles are included and the ticket promotion will be permitted without car travel for these destinations only. On turn up and go routes e.g. Bute, customers will need to pre register their travel details a minimum 10 days prior to travel, using the link provided. After registration has been received a member of our Customer Contact Centre will contact you within 10 days to confirm your booking and take payment. Your tickets will be sent out to you within 10 days of confirmation.
- Ardrossan to Brodick
- Kennacraig to Port Ellen/Askaig
- Port Askaig to Colonsay
- Oban to Colonsay
- Oban to Craignure
- Oban to Lismore
- Oban to Coll
- Mallaig to Armadale
- Mallaig to Eigg
- Mallaig to Muck
- Mallaig to Rum
- Mallaig to Canna
- Oban to Castlebay
- Mallaig to Lochboisdale
- Uig to Lochmaddy
- Uig toTarbert (Harris)
- Ullapool to Stornoway
- Oban to Tiree
- Ardrossan to Campbeltown
If you are planning to travel on one of our turn up and go routes you will need to pre-register using the link provided a minimum of 10 days before travel.
Promotion applies to new bookings only made during National Ferry Fortnight between 06 and 20 May. Travel must be completed by 22 October 2017.
Routes requiring pre registration are listed below. All bookings subject to availability at time of travel.
- Wemyss Bay to Rothesay
- Largs to Cumbrae
- Tarbert to Portavadie
- Tayinloan to Gigha
- Lochaline to Fishnish
- Kilchoan to Tobermory
- Sconser to Raasay
- Barra to Eriskay
- Berneray to Leverburgh
- Fionnphort to Iona
- Colintraive to Rhubodach
- Claonaig to Lochranza
Terms and Conditions
*Bring a friend for free available on selected routes only, subject to availability at the time of booking. Return car fare from just £18.80 plus passenger fare.Based on a car plus minimum one adult travelling. First additional adult passenger travels free. Turn up and go return car fare from just £11.50 plus passenger fare Promotion valid for new bookings only made between 06 -20 May 2017 for travel up to 22 October 2017. Excludes travel during July and August and bank holidays. Maximum of 2 separate bookings per customer on bookable or turn up and go routes. Start point must be a mainland or specified inter island destination travelling to an island or peninsula. Excludes Hopscotch, Five Ferries and Rail & Sail tickets, Go Days Out and all multi journey or concessionary tickets. All tickets subject to availability at the time of booking. Not valid in conjunction with other promotions.