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Inside Passage: A Bucket List Must

Whether taking an Alaska ferry from Bellingham WA or a BC ferry from Port Hardy BC, the Inside Passage journey provides unparallelled views of the coast.
Only one hitch - the beauty of these "mini cruises" is now common knowledge making advance bookings mandatory.

Bookings for summer 2014 Port Hardy - Prince Rupert ferry sailings can be made now on www.ferrytravel.com.

      
BCF MV Northern Expedition

Bookings for summer 2014 Bellingham-Alaska ferry sailings will be online soon - but currently can be made with an Alaska expert at 1-800-686-0446 


Alaskas' MV Kennicott


   

Spectacular Inside Passage Ferries

Vancouver to Nanaimo ferry + Port Hardy to Prince Rupert ferry = Magic

BC Ferries provide some on the worlds most spectacular scenery as you travel thru the Inside Passage.
Ferry from Vancouver (Tsawwassen  or Horseshoe Bay terminal) to Vancouver Island at Nanaimo (either the Duke Point or Departure Bay terminal) then drive up the Island Hwy, thru famous Campbell River to Port Hardy before relaxing on the graciously appointed MV Northern Expedition as she travels to Prince Rupert.

 
Call 1-800-686-0446 for reservation help

October Ferry Hotel Specials from 134.00

Seattle -> Victoria Holiday Packages starting at 147.00pp/do  (Incl fuel charges)

James Bay Inn                 Inn At Laurel Point
               

Guaranteed Lowest Ferry/Hotel Package Special Includes
2 days / 1 night minimum (additional nights available)
  • 1 night Victoria* hotel
  • Round trip ferry between Seattle and Victoria
  • All applicable taxes
  • All pricing in USD &may vary based on actual travel dates
  • Minimum 1-day advance purchase required
  • Passport, Passport Card or EDL required when crossing an international border for everyone 18 yrs+
  • Fuel surcharge is included
  • Subject to change
* Pricing varies according to hotel chosen : most popular Vic hotels are available
Call 1-800-686-0446 for help in planning /booking

            
                                                                          

Boarder Crossing Reminder

Passports:
Ferry passengers crossing any boarder are required to carry a valid Passport
Children under 18 yrs who are traveling with their parents are not required to have their own passports

Firearms:
Hand Guns / Semi & Automatic weapons are not allowed into Canada.
If driving the Alaska Hwy (also known as the ALCAN because it dips into Canada) or, if traveling by ferry to Haines Alaska, be aware that you will need a passport after disembarking because to drive to Anchorage, Fairbanks etc is thru Canada.
The only way to avoid traveling through Canada on the way to Alaska with a vehicle is to ferry from Bellingham WA to Whittier Alaska

DUI:
( Driving Under the Influence)
A DUI  conviction is considered a felony in Canada and can result in being denied entry into the country.
If a DUI conviction is part of your past, apply for a waiver prior to arriving at the boarder

Alaska Ferry Space From WA Sold Out Until November 2013

Alaska Ferry Travel Popularity Increase Each Year


              MV Columbia

2013 gave no sign of the recession for the Alaska Marine ferries.
Bookings for the 2013 summer season saw most vehicle and cabin space sold out by February and as we move into the fall / winter period, all sailings north from Bellingham to Alaska & south from Haines to Washingtom are sold out of vehicle space until November

Cabins and vehicle space are the 1st thing to sell out so if planning a trip in 2014 - Book early !
 If the desired ferry schedule is not posted call 1-800-686-0446 and request a call-back as soon as the newest schedules are available


Alaska Marine Celebrates 50 Years

Alaska Marine Celebrates with the Port of Bellingham
Overcast skies did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Alaska Marine personal as they brought their 50th birthday celebrations to the Port of Bellingham recently.
Cakes, cookies, a live band and an opportunity to board, explore and have a bite to eat in the MV Kennicott dining room all combined to create a good bit of PR for the ferry system that has served the coast for 50+ years



One of the many cakes enjoyed by visitors at the Port of Bellingham celebration


Captain Falvey AMHS General Manager thanked the Port of Bellingham for its hospitality to the Alaska ferry system over the years



Guaranteed Lowest Ferry Hotel Price

Seattle Victoria Ferry Hotel Special
Victoria Clipper in Victoria, BC
Travel round-trip Seattle Victoria with 1 or more nights in a Victoria* hotel
 and be guaranteed that you will not find a lower price

Sampling of some of the Victoria Hotels participating in the ferry/hotel special:
 
Fairmont Empress    ( 5 Star)             Chateau Victoria  ( 3.5 Star)
 Hotel Grand Pacific  ( 5 Star)              Oswego Hotel     ( 4 Star)
 Inn at Laurel Point    ( 4.5 Star)           Royal Scott         ( 3 Star)
 Coast Harbourside   ( 3.5 Star)           James Bay Inn    ( 2 Star)
 Best Western            ( 3 Star)              Many more

Alaska Ferry MV Lituya Has New Home Port

Alaska Ferry based out of Annette Bay
MV Lituya has change her home port from Port Chester to Annette Bay Alaska.



She will make 2 daily round trips sailings Thu, Fri, Sat,Sun.
Depart Annette Bay    09:00h
Arrive Ketchikan           09:45h
Depart Ketchikan       10:45h
Arrive Annette Bay       11:30h
Depart Annette Bay    14:45h
Arrive Ketchikan           15:30h
Depart Ketchikan        16:15h
Arrive Annette Bay        17:00h