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Revised Alaska Ferry Schedule: Nov 2012

MV Kennicott will sail the following revised schedule:

Ketchikan - Prince Rupert  ( MV Kennicott )
Depart 03 Nov 2012 at 10:45 PM
Arrive   03 Nov 2012 at 05:00 AM

Prince Rupert - Ketchikan
     ( MV Kennicott )
Depart 04 Nov 2012 at 08:00 AM
Arrive  04 Nov 2012 at 1:00 PM

Ketchikan- Wrangell     ( MV Kennicott )
Depart 05 Nov 2012 at 5:45 PM
Arrive 05 Nov 2012 at 11:45 PM

Wrangell - Petersburg     ( MV Kennicott )
Depart 05 Nov 2012 at 12:30 AM
Arrive  05 Nov 2012 at 03:45 AM

Petersburg - Juneau
     ( MV Kennicott )
Depart  05 Nov 2012 at 04:30 AM
Arrive   05 Nov 2012 at12:30 PM

Juneau - Yakutat     ( MV Kennicott )
Depart  05 Nov 2012 at 4:30 PM
Arrive    06 Nov 2012 at 09:30 AM

Yakutat - Whittier   
  ( MV Kennicott )
Depart   06 Nov 2012 at 10:30 AM
Arrive    07 Nov 2012 at 08:30 AM


Bellingham WA - Whittier AK

Ferry Change in Juneau
When travelling between Bellingham & Whittier be aware that during the winter season ( November thru April) there is a ship change in Juneau for travellers headed to Whittier.
 To book or get the lowest fares online, go to www.ferrytravel.com
In the get Quote or Book Here section on the right on the Home page
1) Click the Return Button
2) Choose Bellingham- Juneau on the 1st line
3) Change the 2nd line to read Juneau - Whittier
 Continue on and the sailing dates & times will show on the 2nd page
 Costs will show on the 3rd page
 
Any questions just call 1-800 -686 -004

Whittier Sailing Cancelled

31 Aug 2012  High Winds Cause Sailing Cancellation
FVF Chenega will not sail to Whittier Friday, August 31 due to high wind and seas.
Chenega will sail round-trip from Cordova to Valdez with a 7:30am departure from Cordova.
A 3:30pm departure from Valdez returning to Cordova has been scheduled to allow eastbound passengers ample time to drive to Valdez.
Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) staff is contacting affected passengers; for more information, please contact AMHS central reservations office at 1-907-465-3941 or toll-free at 1-800-642-0066.


Alaska Ferry Specials

Double Dip Discount on Alaska Ferries:  Nov 2012 - March 2013

Between 01 Nov 2012 through & inclusive of 31 Mar 2013, full fare adults, children & vehicles doing “mirror image” round trips will enjoy a 30% discount.
(A "mirror image" round-trip is when a traveler departs from port A and travels to port B, then returns from port B to port A).
Note that cabins, food and other items are not discounted.

This special means that when travelling with a vehicle between 01 Nov 2012 and 31 Mar 2013, not only is there a 30% discount as described above but the driver also travels free  (Oct thru April) 

A double dip discount !!

New AMHS Ferry Policy

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) announced a Port Efficiency Policy to go into effect Friday, June 1, 2012.

As of Friday, June 1, 2012 - Ports of call having no scheduled traffic in or out on any particular day, will be cancelled.
Scheduled traffic is defined as a reservation in place 24 hours in advance of the scheduled departure time from the port in question.

In 2011 the Alaska ferries made 10 port calls where there was no traffic boarding or disembarking the ship.  The new policy is designed to manage efficiencies

Best Price : GUARANTEED !

Seattle -Victoria Ferry-Hotel Specials
Take advantage of the Best Price Guarantee on Ferry/Victoria hotel packages. 
All packages include:
Round-trip passage Seattle - Victoria for 2 adults
1 or more hotel nights in Victoria
all applicable taxes
Packages are in US funds and are based on double occupancy
(Some restrictions may apply)

Ferry/hotel packages include most downtown hotels in Victoria:
- Fairmont Empress
- Hotel Grand Pacific
- Inn at Laurel Point
- Harbour Towers
- Oswego Suites
- Royal Scott
- Chateau Victoria
For more hotels or to book, call 1-800-686-0446

Alaska Ferry Schedule Changes


29 January 2012:
MV Matanuska will now depart Haines Sunday  29 Jan at 11:15
to accommodate the Haines basketball team connecting from the Inter-Island Ferry
02 February 2012:
FVF Fairweather will add a stop in Valdez on Thursday, February 2nd to accommodate the Ice Worm Festival in Cordova.
28 February 2012
MV Lituya will add a sailing on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 to accommodate the 3A/4A basketball tournament in Ketchikan.
21 March 2012
MV Lituya will add a sailing on Wednesday, March 21st to accommodate students traveling to the Junior High School Music Fest in Metlakatla.
25 March 2012
MV Lituya will depart early on Sunday, March 25th to accommodate students traveling home from the Junior High School Music Fest in Metlakatla.