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Old 06-23-2014, 05:54 PM   #1
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BC Ferries Vancouver to Vancouver Island: Reduced Rates for Trailers

Hi there, for those of you planning to travel to / from Vancouver Island this summer, BC Ferries has a deal on for over length. Instead of paying $6.10 per foot, you pay $2.00 per foot for anything over 20 feet. It applies only on Wednesdays and Saturdays until September 6. This is a great way to save some money. For example, when we left Victoria in early June to go to the rally with our Frontier and 15 A, we paid $177 and change. We caught the ferry back home this past Saturday and ended up paying $102 and change. So quite a cost savings. Just forwarded for the info of anyone interested in traveling to and from Vancouver Island this summer and to help you save some bucks!!!

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Size up the savings!

Go ahead and load up the RV, boat and bikes. Now you can save over 66% per additional foot on extra length passenger vehicles.

From June 18 – September 6, pay only $2 per additional foot on extra length passenger vehicles that are over 20 feet in length (reg. $6.10).

Valid on the following 2 routes:
- Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Victoria (Swartz Bay)
- Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Nanaimo (Duke Point)

Offer is valid Wednesdays and Saturdays, starting at 4pm.

Don’t miss out, book your reservations now!

5 must see destinations on BC’s west coast!

When you save big on your extra length vehicle, it means more opportunities to get out and explore BC’s west coast. Need ideas on where to go? We’ve got you covered! Go fishing, biking or camping at some of our favourite parks and destinations listed below. There’s no better time to plan your summer getaway.

1. Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino
Experience 22 kilometers of sand while appreciating the beauty of the Green Point Campground.

2. Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island
Explore the campground and village lined Cowichan Lake by canoe or kayak.

3. Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, Parksville
Bring your tent and enjoy summer by the sea, or load up your mountain bike and explore the Biosphere Reserve.

4. E.C. Manning Park, Manning Park
Pack your tents, canoes or kayaks and spend some time on the beautiful Lightening Lake.

5. Village of Cumberland, Comox Valley
Load up your mountain bikes and head to this premier mountain bike destination with its diverse selection of trails.

Size Up The Savings promotion is applicable for private passenger vehicles only. Offer valid June 18 – September 6, 2014, Wednesdays and Saturdays on sailings starting at 4pm on the following routes: Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen)-Victoria (Swartz Bay); Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen)- Nanaimo (Duke Point), in either direction. Extra length rate over 20 feet will be $2.00 per foot (reg. $6.10 per foot) for select sailings as specified. Fuel surcharge will apply. Not applicable for bus or commercial travel. Limited time offer. Other conditions may apply.

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Old 06-24-2014, 10:38 AM   #2
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Thanks for the heads-up on that, Kærnehuset. We've been planning to leave our trailer (when we get it) on a friend's acreage in Maple Ridge between trips rather than pay BC Ferries hundreds each time to get it back and forth to Vancouver Island. We hope BCF offers this deal from time to time so we can store the unit at home.

Brent and Cheryl.
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:13 AM   #3
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