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Old 02-24-2010, 12:30 PM   #1
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B. C. Ferries has lowered RV rates as of April 1/10

Escape-ers (and other RV fans) who live on Vancouver Island have been plagued by high ferry rates, especially over-height charges. According to today's Victoria newspaper, BC Ferries has taken off the over-height charge effective April 1/10, though they have somewhat raised the overlength (now $5.25 a foot from the previous $3.60). The bottom line: I think anybody contemplating a trip across Georgia Strait with an RV might find it now costs a bit less than before, especially if they have a small rig. One could check this cost by going to BC Ferries web site, once they've posted the new charges.


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Old 02-24-2010, 12:42 PM   #2
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Re: B. C. Ferries has lowered RV rates as of April 1/10

Hey, that's good news for a change! It still is about a $300 return trip though (factoring in 2 passengers & 34' length)
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