TRAVELLING customers could be affected as a ferry company struggles with IT issues.

Red Funnel ferries are currently unable to take bookings, possibly affecting people looking to travel today using the service.

The ferry company operate between Isle of Wight and Southampton.

Services that are currently unavailable include: online bookings, telephone bookings, customer account enquiries and number plate recognition at check-in.

A spokesperson for the ferry company said: "We ask that all customers with existing bookings for travel with us today to please have their e-tickets available to be checked on arrival.

"Customers who wish to travel today, but do not currently have an existing booking, can purchase Day Return and Single tickets from the East Cowes and Southampton Vehicle Ferry ticket offices.

"Foot passenger tickets for the Vehicle Ferries can also be purchased from the ticket machines at both terminals as normal.

"We are currently in the process of investigating the issues and hope to have all systems back online soon.

"In the meantime, we apologise for any inconvenience caused to affected customers."