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Seattle- Victoria Empress-Ferry package

SEATTLE- VICTORIA: ferry-hotel package
Fairmont packages from $336.00 for 2 Adults (additional nights @ 168.00)
     Clipper+Empress Package

Built in the early 1900s by Canadian Pacific, this historic downtown
hotel has long been a favorite of visitors to Victoria. 
A gracious presence overlooking the Inner Harbour, an indoor pool; internet & consierge services & on premises restaurants. 
Adjacent to the Victoria Conference Center & the Empress is now pet friendly.

Package for 2 Adults includes
-round trip ferry Seattle-Victoria
-champagne continental breakfast enroute
-1 night stay in a std king room at the Fairmont Empress
-land transportation between terminal & hotel
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-all taxes & luggage handline

Package is based on double ocupancy (ie 168.00 pp); is subject to availability and other restrictions may apply
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info@ferrytravel.com

Extra Sailings Between Vancouver - Victoria for Thanksgiving Weekend

VICTORIA – BC Ferries
7 extra sailings have been added to the regular schedule between Tsawwassen & Swartz Bay & 6 extra sailings have been added between Swartz Bay & Tsawwassen over the Thanksgiving long weekend.

As traffic warrants, extra sailings will be added on the Horseshoe Bay ( West Vancouver) – Departure Bay Nanaimo) route throughout the weekend.

On Monday, October 8, an extra late night sailing will depart Langdale at 10:10 pm bound for Horseshoe Bay.

To see the full list of sailing times both for the Vancouver & Victoria ferries, go to www.ferrytravel.com/TSW-SB.htm

BC Ferry Specials: 01 Oct 2007 thru 30 April 2008

VICTORIA – BC Ferries
Between October 1, 2007 and April 30, 2008, select BC Ferries sailings will be discounted  by $5 per passenger and $15 per under-height vehicle (under 7’ high).

The discounted fares will be available on the Tsawwassen – Duke Point route on all Saturday and Sunday sailings.

The same discounted fare pricing will also be available for Sunday morning sailings departing from both Tsawwassen & Swartz Bay at 7:00am and 9:00am

Seattle-Victoria Ferry Specials

Victoria, BC:  Winter Savings commence in October
October in Victoria welcomes the arrival of some superb package specials.
Participating in the traditional fall/winter promotion are most of the better hotels in Victoria including the famous Fairmont Empress, popular Laurel Point Inn, new Marriott Inner Harbour and numerous other properties

A typical package includes a round trip ferry between Seattle & Victoria; complimentary champagne continental breakfast enroute, 1 night's stay in Victoria, (extra nights can be added) transportation between the terminal & hotel, luggage handling and all taxes.

Package prices including the ferry start as low $107.00pp; are based on double occupancy & are subject to some restrictions.  

 

  
 

BC Ferries accommodates Vancouver Island football fans

VICTORIA, BC – BC Ferries
To enable BC Lions football fans from Vancouver Island to return home after the game on the same day, BC Ferries is providing a late night sailing from Vancouvers' Tsawwassen terminal to Victorias' BC Ferry terminal at Swartz Bay on Saturday, September 15 at 11:30 p.m.
To coincide with BC Lions games late night sailings will also be offered on Saturday, October 20 and Saturday, November 3rd departing from Vancouvers Tsawwassen terminal at 11:30 p.m. bound for Nanaimos Duke Point terminal

These sailings are of couse available for anyone wishing to take advantage of these late ferry sailings- not just football fans !

Alaska Ferry Specials: 30% Saving Plus the driver travels FREE

30% DISCOUNT ON ROUND TRIPS Nov/07- March /08 
PLUS, the DRIVER TRAVELS FREE

JUNEAU, AK: Alaska Marine Ferries
Starting November 1st, passengers who purchase a “mirror image” round trip on the ferries to and inside Alaska will receive a 30% discount on their full price adult or child passenger and vehicle fare.
The discount applies to all travel from Bellingham and Prince Rupert and extends throughout the system

Tickets can be purchased any time on line at www.ferrytravel.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-686-0446

Travel must commence on or after November 1st, 2007 and be complete on or before March 31st, 2008.

BC Ferries Summer schedule extended thru Labour Day Long Weekend

VICTORIA –BC Ferries’ is extending its peak summer schedule through Labour Day
From August 31 to September 4, over 265 sailings are scheduled between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island to accommodate long weekend demands.
Extra service is also scheduled between Horseshoe Bay and Langdale, as well as the Southern Gulf Island routes.

The Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay route, the busiest route in the fleet, will continue to be served by four vessels operating daily through Sunday, September 9.
Reservations are recommended (1.888.223.3779) for customers requiring e a specific sailing as part of their long weekend

Alaska FERRY Advisory

Alaska Ferry Travel
Resulting from the early removal of the MV Columbia from service for the balance of the Summer/Fall season, space on the MV Malaspina travelling north from Bellingham WA into Alaska, and south from Alaska to Bellingham, is unusually tight.

Travellers planning ferry travel into or out of Alaska are advised to make their booking requests asap.

Online booking is available at www.ferrytravel.com or an agent can help with bookings by phone at 1-800-686-446

ALASKA MARINE FERRY ADVISORY

Alaska Marine Ferry: Juneau AK

The M/V Columbia has been removed from service for the remainder of the summer season due to mechanical problems.
Passengers with existing reservations are being contacted via e-mail or by telephone.
Where possible, passengers are being re-booked onto other vessels or advised to seek alternative methods of travel.
If you have an existing reservation aboard the M/V Columbia, contact the reservation department at 1-800-642-0066 
 

New Vessels for BC Ferries

VICTORIA –BC Ferries
BC Ferries reports that the first of 3 new Super C-class vessels, the Coastal Renaissance, will depart the shipyard in Flensburg, Germany on September 21.
Upon leaving the shipyard, the ships will make stops in London, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle, where major promotional events will take place.

The Coastal Renaissance is expected to arrive in British Columbia mid-November 2007 and is scheduled to be in service on the Departure Bay (Nanaimo) – Horseshoe Bay  (West Vancouver) ferry route in early 2008.

A second vessel, Coastal Inspiration, scheduled to serve the Duke Point (Naniamo) – Tsawwassen (Vancouver) ferry run is expected to arrive three months later, and to be in service in the spring.

The third Super C-class vessel, Coastal Celebration, is expected to arrive and begin service summer 2008.
She will serve the Swartz Bay (Victoria) - Tsawwassen (Vancouver) ferry route