BC Ferries offers customers travel tips for the B.C. Day long weekend
BC Ferries says it will offer has some travel tips for customers planning to take the ferry between Thursday, August 1 and Tuesday, August 6. Last year, across all routes, BC Ferries carried more than 625,000 passengers for the B.C. Day long weekend. Historically, the most popular travel times are Thursday and Friday afternoon, as well as Saturday morning, with lots of travellers departing from Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay terminals. B.C. Day Monday and the following Tuesday morning are typically the most popular times for people to return from Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast.
To avoid sailing waits, BC Ferries recommends customers make a reservation, or travel at less busy times.