Driving to Carvoeiro with a dog from UK

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Sueredgie
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Driving to Carvoeiro with a dog from UK

Post by Sueredgie » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:57 pm

Please can you advise me as to some experiences you have had with dogs in cages on Brittany ferries please! How much walking time can they have onboard?
We are trying to book for travelling in October, everything is booked up, cabins with a dog also all booked. Which routes have been the best? Many thanks Sue

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Re: Driving to Carvoeiro with a dog from UK

Post by CM » Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:48 am

Sue, I did the Poole to Cherbourg route. It is a lot more driving but only 5 hours on the ferry for the dog, you get to visit them half way through the journey and give them a little walk about (I went against the rules and stayed with my dog so he was only on his own for 2 hours) Then its just a matter of how quickly you want to get to Carvoeiro, if there are two of you sharing the driving then do one night stay en route and put the hammer down.

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Re: Driving to Carvoeiro with a dog from UK

Post by John Burgess » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:10 pm

I have not done it myself I have a friend same town in the UK as me and he has done it several times Brittany ferry are good but if fully booked go via Dover Calis stay over at hotel one more night I am told it just like taking the dog on a long journey at home. Might be worth a thought.

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