10/04/2003

Online ferry booking service launched

Belfast-based internet company, www.HolidaySpecial.com, have added a ferry booking engine to their travel website.

The new technology allows browsers to compare fares, check availability and book online with the major ferry companies from Ireland including Stenaline, Seacat, P&O, Britanny Ferries and Irish Ferries.

Routes available on the internet service include the Irish Sea, cross- channel and many other inter-european sea crossings.

Jim Kennedy, Director, said: "Searchers on the internet can now look and book on one site for their ferry requirements. The system is extremely sophisticated, it can quote in GB pounds or in Euro's and we estimate from initial enquiry to booking should take no longer than two minutes for the average user.”

Mr Kennedy added: “The whole process is completely automated and tickets are sent online".

Special introductory fares are on offer for several routes. Visit www.HolidaySpecial.com for more details on the travel website that offers late holiday deals with all the major tour operators out of Ireland, carhire, hotels, city breaks and schedule flights.

(SP)

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