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Ferry full. Alternatives?

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Ferry full. Alternatives?

Hello,

we wanted to book a ferry from Ubli to Polace (Mljet) or Pomena (Mljet), on the 17th of august, but apperently the ferry is fully booked.

Are there any alterantives to go from Uble to Mljet?

Thanks,

Wolfram

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1. Re: Ferry full. Alternatives?

Maybe first to Vela Luka (early early morning... you'll have to wake up middle of the night :/): croatiaferries.com/ubli-velaluka-ferry.htm

Then bus to Korcula at 6:30am: korculainfo.com/bus/bus-korcula-vela-luka/

Then wait 3 hours for the catamaran to Pomena: croatiaferries.com/korcula-pomena-ferry.htm

Idk if fully booked really means fully booked btw, maybe someone else can tell.

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2. Re: Ferry full. Alternatives?

Also Ubli to Hvar early morning: www.croatiaferries.com/ubli-hvar-ferry.htm

Then Hvar - Pomena by catamaran: www.croatiaferries.com/hvar-pomena-ferry.htm

That is like a huge detour, but you wouldn't have to wait so long and don't have to sit in the bus :p

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3. Re: Ferry full. Alternatives?

Thank you for the tips! I might have to take a detour :) I wrote the ferry company with the direct line, their response was a bit cryptic:

"It is possible that there is only 1 ticket left. You don't have to worry, you can buy ticket in front of ship, you don't have to buy them online. Ship leaves Lastovo with 20 people on board... 40 in top season. Regards"

Edited: 20 June 2017, 01:25
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4. Re: Ferry full. Alternatives?

Well that may actually be the truth ;) Last week we took a ferry and there were only a handful of passengers on the Ubli - Vela Luka ferry. Not many people go to Lastovo I think (which on one hand is a shame and on the other hand is a blessing!). So 40 ppl sounds about right. I think the tickets are sold out because of Korcula - Mljet tickets are popular.

When I try on the gv site it actually indicates that tickets are available?

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5. Re: Ferry full. Alternatives?

i actually am having a similar experience - trying to get from ubli to dubrovnik (a line that only runs twice a week...) on gv on august 10th - also says unavailable online. but i also emailed them and they too told me that needn't worry, the ships from Lastovo are never full. My guess is they sell a certain number of seats online and save the rest for walk-ons. I think I'm still going to proceed with my trip as planned...

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