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Travel advisory notices

Mali Rose update 21st August 2017

The Mali Rose has come to the end of an initial series of sea trials to and from the Isles of Scilly. During the next week we will be consolidating what we have learned so far and planning our next phase of operational trials commencing the week of the 28th August 2017. In the meantime we are taking the opportunity to make some minor modifications to improve efficiency and storage.

Scillonian passengers, road disruption- 27th August 2017

There will be road closures in Penzance on 27th August for the Pirates on the Prom event with controlled vehicle access to the Quay.  To get to the Quay, please approach from the north, along Wharf Road, show your ticket to the security guard at the road closure and they will direct you through the closure.  Please note that you may have to wait to access the Quay due to volume of vehicle traffic, particularly in the evening. There will be no access along Western Promenade Road as this will be closed all day for the event. We thank you for your patience and assistance in ensuring that everyone can get in and get away safely. If you have any queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 (option 1).  

Skybus Weather Advisory Friday 28th July 2017

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Friday 28th July  2017 is indicating the possibility of low cloud, poor visibility and strong crosswinds, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Friday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 26th July 2017

Due to low cloud and poor visibility the following flights have been cancelled- Land's End 08:00, 08:05, 08:35 & 08:40, 09:31. St Mary's to Newquay and Exeter 08:55 & 09:40, St Mary's to Exeter, Exeter to St Mary's 10:40. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Friday 21st July 2017

Due to low cloud and poor visibility the following flights have been cancelled- Exeter flights: 08.55, 09.55, 10.15, 10.40, 11.45 Land's End flights: 08.00, 08.40, 09.31, 08.05, 08.35, 09.10, 09.40, 09.30, 10.00, 10.15, 10.46 Newquay flights: 08.00, 08.45, 08.55 For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit:www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Friday 21 July

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Friday the 21st of July 2017 is indicating the possibility of very strong crosswinds, heavy rain and reduced visibility, which is likely to affect St Mary’s, Land’s End , Newquay and Exeter Airports at times during the day, as a weather front tracks Eastward. These conditions may cause disruption to Skybus flights, Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Friday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 19th of July 2017 – Skybus weather advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Wednesday the 19th of July 2017 is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility during the morning, particularly at Land’s End and Newquay Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Wednesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Due to poor visibility and with no forecast of improvement, the remainder of today's flights have been cancelled. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit:www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Due to low cloud and poor visibility the following flights have been cancelled- Isles of Scilly to Exeter 09:55 & 10:15. From Land's End 09:10 & 09:31, from Isles of Scilly to Land's End 09:40. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit:www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

11th July 2017- Skybus Weather Advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow, Tuesday 11th July, is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and poor visibility at Land’s End, St Mary’s and Newquay Airports, particularly during the afternoon, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Skybus Weather Advisory – Saturday 8th July

The weather forecast for Saturday the 8th of July 2017 is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s Airports, particularly during the morning, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Saturday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge, where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Thursday 6th July 2017

Due to low cloud and poor visibility the following flights have been cancelled- Land's End flights: 08:00, 08:05, 08:35 & 08:40, 09:31, 09:45, 10:46, 12:05 Newquay flights: 08:00, 08:45 & 08:55, 12:25 Exeter flights: 09:55, 10:15 & 10:40. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Thursday 6th July 2017- Skybus Weather Advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow, Thursday 6th July, is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility at Land’s End and St Mary’s Airport during the day, which may cause some disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Thursday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Monday 3rd July 2017

Due to low cloud and poor visibility the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 Newquay to Isles of Scilly, 08:55 Isles of Scilly via Newquay to Exeter, 08:45 Newquay to Isles of Scilly, 09:55 Isles of Scilly yo Exeter, 08:00 Land's End to Isles of Scilly, 08:40 Isles of Scilly to Land's End. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Scillonian III Friday 30th June

Scillonian III Friday 30th June Due to the current forecast of very strong winds and rough sea conditions on Friday 30th June, Friday’s Scillonian III sailing has been cancelled. All passengers booked to travel on Friday will be automatically transferred to an additional sailing on Saturday morning as follows: Departing Penzance at 06:30 (check-in closes 06:00) Departing St Mary’s at 10:00 (check-in closes 09:30) Scillonian III Saturday 1st July Passengers due to travel on Saturday’s scheduled sailing please note that the sailing has been postponed until slightly later in the day as follows: Departing Penzance at 13:30 (previously 10:15) (check-in closes 13:00) Departing St Mary’s at 17:00 (previously 15:00) (check-in closes 16:30) Passengers due to travel on Scillonian III on Friday or Saturday may change to an alternative sailing or a different date free of charge where space allows. For any queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220 (option 1).

Weather Advisory – Saturday 24th June 2017

The weather forecast for tomorrow, Saturday 24th June, is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and poor visibility at Newquay, Land’s End and St Mary’s Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, particularly during the morning. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Saturday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 21st June 2017- Skybus weather advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Wednesday the 21st of June 2017 is indicating the likelihood of low cloud and poor visibility at St Mary’s Airport, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, particularly during the afternoon. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Wednesday morning may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge, where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Thursday 8th June 2017

Due to adverse weather conditions and technical issues the following flights have been cancelled 0800, 0840, 0845 Newquay to St Mary's, 0855, 0955 St Mary's to Exeter, 1040 Exeter to St Mary's, 1125  Newquay to St Mary's,  1225 Land's End to St Mary's, 1325 Newquay to St Mary's, 1425 St Mary's to Newquay. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Monday 5th June 2017

Due to adverse weather conditions the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 & 08:45  from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 09:55 St Mary's to Exeter, 08:00 & 09:31 Land's End to St Mary's, 08:40 & 10:10 St Mary's to Land's End. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 31st May 2017


Due to low cloud and visbility the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 08:00, 08:05, 09:45 & 09:31 from Land's End to St Mary's, 08:35,  08:40, 10:46 from St Mary's to Land's End,  10:40 Exeter to St Mary's, 10:15 St Mary's to Exeter. For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Tuesday 23rd May 2017-Travel advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow – Tuesday the 23rd of May 2017 is indicating the likely hood of low cloud and poor visibility at Land’s End, Newquay and St Mary’s Airports, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights, Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220

Friday 19th May 2017

The 09:40 Flight from Newquay to Exeter and the 10:40 Exeter to Isles of Scilly flight have been cancelled due to technical issues. Road transport is being provided to Exeter passengers for onward travel to Land’s End for flights this afternoon to the Isles of Scilly. All passengers are being contacted by Skybus operations, and for all enquires please call Skybus Operations on 01736 785233, if you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.  

Gry Maritha – Monday 29th /Tuesday 30th May 2017

 Cancelled Sailings  Gry Maritha – Monday 29th /Tuesday 30th May 2017 We wish to advise you of the cancellation of the above sailings to enable routine regulatory surveys of the vessel. These dates were chosen as the Bank Holiday weekend is usually much quieter for freight shipments and therefore minimises any potential disruption to our customers. The Company will be contacting any customers with freight bookings already made for these sailings to discuss the best alternative option. If you have been considering making a booking for this sailing we will make every effort to accommodate your shipment with a minimum of disruption. We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding. For all freight queries and updates please direct your enquiries to: St Mary’s Quay: 01720 424230 OR Penzance Freight Office:  01736 334236 Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Monday 15th May 2017 – Skybus Weather Advisory

The weather forecast for tomorrow, Tuesday 16th May, is indicating the possibility of low cloud and poor visibility, which may cause disruption to Skybus flights. Although no flights have been cancelled at this time, any passengers booked to travel with Skybus on Tuesday may transfer to a flight on a different date free of charge where space allows. Passengers are advised to contact Skybus Operations on 01736 785233 to discuss their options. If you have any other queries please call the Travel Centre on 01736 334220.

Friday 12th May 2017

Due to low cloud and visbility the following flights have been cancelled, 08:00 from Newquay to St Mary's, 08:55 from St Mary's via Newquay and onto Exeter, 08:00 from Land's End, 08:40 from St Mary's to Land's End, 08:05 from Land's End, 08:35 from St Mary's to Land's End.  For passengers affected by today's weather, Skybus operations will be in touch. Meanwhile for FAQ's in the event of travel delays and cancellations visit: www.islesofscilly-travel.co.uk/plan-your-trip/delays-and-cancellations/ or call the travel centre on 01736 334220.

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Skybus flights are experiencing delays of up to 2 hours this morning, for all enquiries please contact Land's End Skybus operations on 01736 785233 or the travel centre on 01736 334220. Further updates will follow via our Twitter channel @IOSTravelupdate 

Travel Update- Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Travel Update- Tuesday 2nd May 2017 Re: Wednesday 3rd May Scillonian Sailing On Tuesday 2nd May the Scillonian III experienced a technical problem which we successfully managed to resolve. As a result of this issue and to conclude our checks, the Scillonian III will depart at a later time of 10:00am tomorrow morning. (Wednesday 3rd May) The Scillonian III will depart Penzance Harbour at 10am on Wednesday 3rd May arriving in St. Mary’s at  12:45. Check-in on will open: 08:45hrs Check-in on Penzance Quay will close: 09:30hrs Due to the reduced amount of time on the islands, any day trip passengers may change their booking to another date (subject to availability) or cancel their booking with a full refund. Please call our Travel Centre on 01736 334220 (option 1) if you have not yet been contacted. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience. Many thanks Customer Services, Isles of Scilly Steamship Group

Travel Update Tuesday 2nd May 2017

Following on from our earlier communication we are pleased to say that we have successfully resolved our technical problems with the Scillonian III and we are now able to sail later this afternoon as we had hoped. The Scillonian IIII will now depart today from Penzance Harbour at approximately 14:45 and will arrive in St. Mary’s at 17:30. Today’s departure from St. Mary’s will be at a later time of 18:15 arriving into Penzance at 21:00. Check-in on St. Mary’s will open: 17:00hrs Check-in on St. Mary’s will close: 17:45hrs

2nd May 2017

This morning’s 9.15 am Scillonian III departure from Penzance to St Mary’s has been delayed until further notice due to an electrical fault. Updates will be posted on our website and on Twitter via @IOSTravelupdate as soon as we know more. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Change to sailing schedule – Monday 1st May

Monday 1st May 2017 Due to weather conditions forecast over the weekend, Monday’s early sailing from Penzance will now depart from Albert Pier. Due to tidal restrictions this means that we will be operating an amended timetable as follows: 1st  sailing Depart Penzance (Albert Pier) 07:15 Check in closes at 06:45 Depart St Mary’s 10:45 Check in closes at 10:15  2nd sailing Depart Penzance (South Pier) 14:15 Check in closes at 13:45 Depart St Mary’s 17:45 Check in closes at 17:15 All tickets previously purchased will be valid on the sailing 45 minutes later than originally scheduled. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

25th April 2017

Today's 08:45 flight from Newquay to St Mary's has been cancelled this morning due to technical issues. All passengers are being transferred to Land's End Airport for onward flights to St Mary's. For all enquiries please contact Land's End Skybus operations on 01736 785233 or the travel centre on 01736 334220.

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