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Read our feed below for the very latest travel and sailing updates. Please note this information is updated live, it is for information only, any comments to this Twitter feed will not be responded to outside office hours 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. For check in details please read our important updates.

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Important updates

The relevant port check-in times for your departure can be found on your confirmation in local time. When travelling to the port, please allow adequate time in order to complete the check-in process. A minimum of 45 minutes prior to the sailing departure time for our ferry crossings on Eastern Channel routes; 90 minutes prior to the sailing departure time for ferry crossings on our Western Channel and Long Sea routes.

Harwich - Esbjerg sailings

As of 29th September 2014, our Harwich-Esbjerg route will cease to operate. For more information, please read our press release.

Newcastle - Amsterdam sailings

Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnel refurbishment.

Please note that The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels, between Howdon and Jarrow, will close for refurbishment work and excpected to re-open June 2015. A replacement shuttle bus will be in action throughout this period. For more info and scheduled shuttle bus times, please visit: http://www.tynepedestrianandcyclisttunnels.co.uk.

Dover - Dunkirk/Calais sailings

Road Maintenance - Dunkirk/Calais A16

Due to essential road maintenance on the A16 highway between Marck and St Folquin renovation work will be undertaken in two phases.

A16 - Belgium bound between Monday 18th - Friday 29th August 2014

A16 - Calais bound between Monday 15th - Friday 26th September 2014

Diversion will be put in place over this period. Please allow extra time when travelling to the port due to traffic delays.

Travel Management Improvements - Port of Dover

The port of Dover is undergoing significant works for the benefit of all its customers and for the next two months arrangements at the front of the port are flexible. The Travel Centre itself is now closed. If you would like to purchase tickets at port, or if you have a ticket enquiry, please make your way to one of the DFDS Seaways check-in booths where we will be happy to help. Alternatively, pre-purchase your tickets online or telephone our contact centre on 0871 574 7235. (Calls cost up to 10p a min plus network charges). For more information on the work taking place and how this will benefit customers long term, visit the Port of Dover website.

Newhaven - Dieppe / Portsmouth - Le Havre sailings 

Newhaven - Dieppe sailings may be subject to alteration due to tidal restrictions.

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