BC Ferries has announced it is adding extra sailings to deal with the holiday rush.
From Dec. 20 and Jan. 1, BC Ferries is adding:
• 130 extra sailings on the Vancouver – Victoria route (Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay), the most popular route in the fleet, including: 6 a.m. departures from Tsawwassen and Swartz Bay on December 26 and 27 - 10 p.m. from Tsawwassen on December 21 and 28 - 10 p.m. from Swartz Bay on December 23, 26 and 27 - Midnight sailings from Tsawwassen on December 26 and 27.
• 30-plus extra sailings on the West Vancouver – Nanaimo route (Horseshoe Bay – Departure Bay)
• 6 extra sailings on the West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast route (Horseshoe Bay – Langdale)
BC Ferries expects December 23 to be the most popular travel day before Christmas. December 26 – 28 are likely to have the highest traffic volume after Christmas, while December 27 will likely be the most popular travel day of the holiday season overall. Customers can find full schedules and current conditions online at bcferries.com.