HELP CENTRE

Can I travel with a fuel can?

Fuel Cans

As per the latest Marine Guidance Note (MGN 545), customers can carry the following:

For travel from the UK to the Continent and Republic of Ireland (UK to Northern Ireland can ship both ways)

  • a maximum of 5 litres of petrol / diesel per vehicle
  • in an approved container i.e. container sold for the purpose of fuel transportation only (red/green plastic can).
  • in a private vehicle not in commercial use.

For travel from the Continent to the UK:

  • fuel cans, if carried, must be empty
  • customers must ensure that the fuel can is washed and that no residue remains as it is the fumes that are the risk.

If you are unsure on the regulations surrounding the transportation of fuel, please email us by clicking the below contact us button.


Our phone lines are currently very busy

Due to the recent UK and EU government announcements regarding changes to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we are currently dealing with an unprecedented number of calls to our contact centre team.

We kindly ask that in order to gain answers to your travel queries quicker, please first consider using our Help Centre above to find the latest travel requirements, entry rules and testing information needed prior to your departure.

If you wish to speak to an advisor regarding your booking, any amendments or cancellations you can contact us via the methods below. If your query relates to travel in more than 7 days time, please try contacting us again closer to your travel date. We’re working hard to assist those with immediate travel requirements. We thank you for your co-operation and patience at this busy time.

Post

If you do prefer to contact us in writing, our postal adress is:

P&O Ferries
Channel House
Channel View Road
Dover
CT17 9TJ
UNITED KINGDOM

Email

Please send any questions or comments to: help@poferries.com or submit an enquiry.

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Contact our call centre on 01304 44 88 88 between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday to Sunday.

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