Direct Ferries Cookie Policy

This website, like most, uses cookies to help us process your bookings as well as customize and improve your experience. On this page you can find more information about what cookies are and how we use them.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files that are stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit a website. The cookies allow the website to remember you and how you’ve used the site each time you visit, allowing it to respond to your preferences appropriately.

If you want to know more about cookies, head to (Please Note: This link opens a new window or browser tab). You can remove cookies

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons including to help you book ferry tickets, use services such as 'My Account' and to improve your experience when using our site.

We take your privacy seriously so the cookies we use are anonymous and do not hold any personally identifiable information.

Below is a list of the cookies we use and why:

Essential cookies

These cookies are necessary for the functionality of the site, for example they allow you to search for ferry deals, book tickets and access your account without having to re-enter details every time you move from one page to another.

Deactivating these cookies will mean you will not be able use our site.

Performance cookies

We use these cookies to make sure our website is performing as it should and to improve your experience by remembering things like your language and currency preferences or your previous searches.

Anonymous analytics cookies

These let us gather statistics on how our website is used, for example the number of people who visit our site, how they came to our site and what pages they viewed. This activity cannot be linked to an individual unless they are logged into their account.

We use this information when making decisions on how to improve your experience on the website and our overall service.

Optimisation cookies

These cookies allow us to anonymously track trends in how the website is used, such as how often a particular button is clicked. We use this information to try and improve the functionality of the website to provide you with a smoother and more enjoyable experience.

Marketing cookies

To improve how we communicate with you through email, we use Dotmailer. Their cookies track which pages you visit and if you make a booking on our site after clicking through from one of our emails.

Third Party Cookies

When you visit our website we may link to another company's website – like our Facebook or Twitter account or a YouTube video from our website. These are called third party cookies.

For example, when you 'Like' or 'Tweet' a page from our website, these sites may sometimes put cookies on your computer. We don't control how they use their cookies, so we suggest you check their website to see how they’re using cookies and how you can manage them. Third parties that may put cookies on our website are:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. So we recommended that you do not disable cookies.