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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.

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

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.

Portsmouth - Le Havre : Due to essential maintenance work on the Normandy Bridge between Honfleur and Le Havre, there will be only one lane open until the 15th October 2014. Renovation work is being carried out between Monday-Thursday 08:00-18:00 during this period. Please allow additional time when travelling to the Port of Le Harve due to expected traffic delays.   

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