B.C. Ferries running an extra 10 sailings for Easter long weekend

NANAIMO – B.C. Ferries will be adding more ferry runs to account for Easter long weekend traffic.

B.C. Ferries is preparing for the Easter long weekend rush with an extra 10 sailings from Departure Bay and Horseshoe Bay terminals from Thursday (March 24) to Monday.

According to a press release from B.C. Ferries, heavy traffic is anticipated between mid-Thursday and Friday morning, and Easter Monday is expected to be busy as well.

Corrine Storey, B.C. Ferries’ vice-president of customer services, said the corporation realizes that many people travel on the long weekend, necessitating the extra sailings.

“We have reviewed traffic patterns and planned our additional sailings accordingly, but do encourage customers with a specific sailing in mind to consider making a reservation in order to ensure their travel plans,” Storey said.

To make a reservation, please visit www.bcferries.com.

Nanaimo News Bulletin