Before departure

Everything there is to know before choosing to travel on a GRANDI NAVI VELOCI ferry.

What documents are required before departure?
Where can I find directions to the boarding port?
What are the opening hours of the port offices?
Can I take pets onboard?
What time do the ships arrive?
Are meals included in the price?
Are commercial vehicles transporting dangerous goods permitted?
I've seen departures and journey details (timetable, routes, etc.) on other websites that differ from those shown here...

What documents are required before departure?

In addition to the travel documents you were issued with on booking, all passengers must bring with them a valid piece of identification for travelling to the countries visited on the itinerary: identity card or passport depending on nationality, age or destination. For more information, see our Documents section. 

Where can I find directions to the boarding port?

You will find specific directions to all our port cities on the destination pages on the GNV website.

What are the opening hours of the port offices?

Port offices are open from at least 2 hours before departure until the ship has sailed.

Can I take animals onboard?

Thanks to our "Pets, Welcome on Board" service, all our guests can travel with their dogs provided they are in possession of a clean bill of health, they are on a lead, they are wearing a muzzle and have been purchased the correct ticket for their journey. In order to comply with health and hygiene regulations, pets must travel either in special cabins (a maximum of 2 animals per cabin) or in the kennel or cattery. For non-Schengen routes, we ask you to check further documentation with your vet. For more information, see our Animals on GNV ferries section.

Transit time is provided for every journey, but may be subject to change due to weather conditions. For more information, see our Ferry Destinations section and search for your required destination.

Are meals included in the price?

No meals or drinks are included in the price.

Who will I meet during the journey?

For obvious reasons of privacy, we are not allowed to release information about passengers onboard.

Are commercial vehicles transporting dangerous goods permitted?

The transportation of industrial waste, explosive and/or flammable or other substances that present a danger to the safety of the ship, cargo or the safety of other passengers and crew members is strictly forbidden. For more information, please see our General Conditions.

I've seen departures and journey details (timetable, routes, etc.) on other websites that differ from those shown here....
You have probably visited travel agent websites that may not be regularly updated: the most accurate and official information can be found on our website www.gnv.it.

Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Call the GNV Contact Centre on +39 (0)10 2094591