August 20, 2015

Our brand new Pet Reception in Calais

We love pets here at Eurotunnel Le Shuttle and we want to make sure your pets have the best possible journey when they travel with us. So it's with great pleasure that we unveil our new and improved Pet Reception in Calais, which opened its doors for the first time on Thursday the 6th of August. We think it's the cat's whiskers!

New facilities

Larger pet exercise area - This new exercise area, complete with artificial grass, means your pet can get a bit of last minute exercise before heading onto the shuttle and also means no more muddy paws in the car.

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Lucy the Golden Retriever

Additional parking spaces - We've added additional parking spaces to make sure that you always get a spot. We haven't forgotten our campers and caravaners, either, who now have dedicated parking spaces.

Drive through pet check-in* - Now you can make your journey even smoother, thanks to our drive through pet check-in service.

Air conditioned reception - You and your pet can stay calm, cool and collected in our air-conditioned reception area.

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Anis the Coton de Tulear and Amandine the Cavalier King Charles
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Duke the Great Dane and Mini the Mastiff X Great Dane

Meet the pets

Since the new Pet Reception has launched, we've had the chance to meet some of you and your lovely pets - here are a few of our new furry friends.

Coco the Cross-Spaniel

Coco is a 4-month-old rescue puppy and this was her first time on Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. Needless to say, she loved it! Here she is about to dive into her pet treats goodie bag.

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Coco the Cross-Spaniel

Magy the English Springer Spaniel

9 year old Magy is a well-travelled pooch, having been on plenty of trips with Eurotunnel Le Shuttle to France and Germany. This trip was to Normandy with her owners and their grandchildren.

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Magy the English Springer Spaniel

More still to come

Over the next couple of weeks we'll be adding a few more things to the Pet Reception, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled.

Visit the Pet Reception

Eurotunnel Le Shuttle takes just 35 minutes from Calais to Folkestone, so you and your pet can check out the new Pet Reception and get away in no time at all!

We recommend that you check your pet in one hour before you're due to travel back to the UK.

*Currently in trial period and only in operation on certain days.

Photo Credits:
Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

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