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Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Ferry Travel in Alaska a saving during the winter Season
Alaska Ferry Travel Fares Reduced

Vehicle drivers using the Alaska ferries between 01 October 2015 thru to and inclusive of 30 April 2013 will enjoy a 50% reduction on their tariffs.
For reservations go to

Monday, September 07, 2015
BC ferries Reduces Passenger Fares

Passengers will enjoy lower fares on BC Ferries Routes

Effective 08 September thru 31 October 2015, major & minor route passengers travelling Mon - Thurs and on Saturdays can expect a 50% fare reduction on selected sailings

Between  01 Oct & 31 Oct 2015, a similar discount will apply to passengers travelling on the Northern Routes (Inside Passage, Haida Gwaii, Discovery Gate Connector, and Skidegate/Alliford Bay)

Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Alaska Marine Cancels Chenega Sailings
Alaska Ferry Update

A Heavy seas forecast for Chatham Strait and S. Lynn Canal has caused Alaska Marine to cancel the FVF Chenega sailings for Wednesday, September 2.
The vessel was scheduled to sail Juneau - Sitka - Juneau. 
For further information email

Monday, August 31, 2015
BC Ferries Steps into The Gap Left By Alaska Marine Cutbacks
As Alaska Marine cuts back its Prince Rupert Ferry service to 1 sailing per week ( Oct- April), BC Ferries comes to the rescue of the citys tourism industry with promotional ferry discounts designed to encourage off season travel to the city of Prince Rupert.

Saturday, August 08, 2015
Alaska Marine cancels MV Aurora Sailings
Cancelled thru 14 Aug, 2015

MV Aurora sailings are canceled through Aug. 14 due to mechanical issues.
FVF Fairweather will sail a revised schedule to accommodate affected travelers.  Call 1-907-465-3941

Friday, August 07, 2015
Seattle-Victoria Ferry Packages Unbeatable
Best Deal - Guaranteed !
Once again it is worth emphasizing that booking a Ferry Hotel package when travelling Seattle- Victoria, is the sensible way to go

Quick example: 
Fairmont Empress 2 night Pkge at 646.46 Includes


1) Seattle Victoria Round Trip ferry for 2 adult passengers
2) Two (2) nights at the famous Fairmont Empress
3) Total Cost: $646.46 usd ( All taxes etc included)

 Seattle-Victoria is Ferry alone 378.00 or 189.00pp

Call 1-800-686-0446 for additional packages

Friday, August 07, 2015
Alaska Marine October - April Costs
Will They or Wont They?
Given the diminished budget and Alaska ferry service cuts this summer, unsupported speculation is that historical winter programs like Drivers Travel Free - may be a thing of the past.

So far there has been no word as to whether Alaska Marine will increase fares or whether they will continue the "Driver Travels Free Oct Thru April" policy employed over the last few years.

Friday, August 07, 2015
Alaska Ferries Winter Schedules Expected Soon
Alaska Marine Schedules
Slightly later than in previous years, the Alaska Marine ferry schedules are expected to be released toward the end of August.
The schedules will cover the period October 2015 through and inclusive of April 30, 2016.

Friday, August 07, 2015
BC Ferries: Above & Beyond Once Again
BC Ferries agents have heart!