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Alaska Summer 2021 Schedules Due Soon



Seattle - Victoria Ferry Service On Hold






Alaska Sailing Schedule Proposal



Alaska Sailings and Fares



* as space on any sailing decreases, the fare increases

Feberal Mask Requirement

Masks Are Required for Alaska Ferry Travellers

The Federal mask mandate requires Alaska ferry travellers to wear a mask for the duration of their presence both on vessels and while in a terminal building or on terminal premises.

Beginning February 1, 2021 and in compliance with the federal mandate, Alaska ferries will require persons two years and older to wear proper face coverings while using facilities and travelling on vessels.
To the extent possible, reasonable accommodation for passengers unable to wear a face covering due to a disability, will be made.

The CDC order makes refusal to wear a face covering a violation of federal law. 


All BC Ferry Travellers Are Required to Wear Face Masks





Alaska Ferry 2020/21 Winter Service Update



Alaska Day Ferry & Short AK Ferry Travel Trip Information


The following protocols remain in effect for ALL Alaska ferry travel 
  • All in-state passengers must complete the Passenger Screening Form before boarding and must be able to respond "no" to all questions.
  • All passengers (over 24 months of age) and crew are required to wear face coverings while onboard vessels, except when in a stateroom, in a designated smoking area or while eating. To the extent possible, AMHS will make reasonable accommodation for a passenger who is unable to wear a face covering due to a disability.
  • Passengers and crew will not be allowed to go ashore during port calls. Passengers will be allowed ashore only upon arrival at their destination port.
  • All passengers and crew will practice social distancing.

Updated Covid-19 Regulations for Alaska Ferry Travellers

Ferry Travel Covid-19 Regulations

All travellers on Alaska ferries aged 11yrs and older are required to provide negative COVID-19 test results for a test taken no earlier that 5 days prior to travel. 


For the August 3rd departure date it will be a test taken no earlier than July 29th

It is strongly suggested that would be passengers take their tests on the 29th as many providers are taking the entire 5 days to provide test results.

 

Travellers who have been quarantining for a minimum of fourteen (14) days can sign an affidavit and gain approval for boarding if a COVID-19 test cannot be taken.

 

All passengers must wear face masks while on board the ship at all times except while eating or while in their rooms. 


Face masks are not provided by the terminal or the ship.  Guests will need to provide their own.

 

Passengers will not be allowed to disembark at any port except the port of their final destination. 



Alaska Ferry Schedule Update

Ferry Access To Alaska Limited



Seattle- Victoria Ferry Sailings Suspended







New Covid-19 Regulations for Alaska Travellers



Canadian Border to Remain Closed




BC Ferries Add Sailings





Schedule A Covid-19 Test In The Bellingham WA Area

Northwest Laboratory on Meridian Street in Bellingham

To be tested for COVID-19, first contact your healthcare provider.
Testing locations are only accepting patients who have been referred by a health care provider.
Do not contact testing sites without first contacting your healthcare provider and getting a referral.  


Alaska Implements changes to Operating Proceedures

AMHS Current Standard Operating Procedures

"Alaska marine has implemented changes to their standard operating procedures to protect against the transmission of COVID-19 on their vessels. The safety of passengers and crew is the highest priority for the Alaska Marine Highway System.
Alaska Marine continues to work to establish protocols intended to protect everyone during sailings, especially sailings that are longer in duration.
Alaska Marine highly recommends that all passengers make advanced reservations to ensure confirmed space for travel during this time as they are operating with reduced vessel capacity.

Travel protocols for the Alaska Marine Highway were developed specific to ferry travel and may be more restrictive than State of Alaska travel mandates. Please follow all Alaska Marine protocols when planning to travel by ferry and State guidance for all other travel.

Travel Advisories

Travel to Alaska – Beginning Friday June 5, 2020 at 11:55pm travelers arriving into Alaska from another state or country must follow new protocols. Read the new rules on the Traveler Information page.
For all the latest State of Alaska health mandate details, please see the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services website: https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/.

Travel within Alaska – All travel to or from a community off the road system or marine highway system is prohibited, except as necessary for critical personal needs or critical infrastructure.
This mandate is in effect until rescinded.
For additional details on the definitions of acceptable travel, critical personal needs, or critical infrastructure, please see the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services website: https://covid19.alaska.gov/health-mandates/.