For those of you heading to France or beyond over the festive seasons, this just in from the P&O press office:
P&O Ferries has an extensive choice of sailings over the festive period, with space available across its route network. However there will be no services, or reduced services, on some dates.
All services and timetables can be checked on www.POferries.com or by calling 08716 646464.
Service changes include the following:
Dover - Calais
Reduced service on Christmas Eve. No service on Christmas Day. Reduced service on Boxing Day. Normal service over the New Year.
Hull - Rotterdam
No service on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 31 December, 1 January.
Hull - Zeebrugge
No service on December 24, 25, 30 and 31.
Portsmouth - Bilbao
Full scheduled service.