Alaska Ferry Offers Winter Specials

Alaska Marine Highway System is offering a number of promotions this winter and spring By: Kelly Rosenfeld
The Alaska Marine Highway System is a scenic way to travel between coastal communities. // © 2011 Alaska Marine Highway System
The Alaska Marine Highway System is a scenic way to travel between coastal communities. // © 2011 Alaska Marine Highway System

The Details

Alaska Marine Highway System
www.dot.state.ak.us

The Alaska Marine Highway System is offering special deals to winter ferry travelers. Through April 2012, licensed drivers of passenger vehicles will be eligible to travel for free when accompanying a drivable vehicle on any Alaska Marine Highway ferry trip. Travelers taking the ferry between November 2011 and March 2012 will be treated to a 30 percent discount for full-fare adults, children and vehicles on roundtrips.

In addition, children under age 6 can ride the ferry for free, and kids ages 6 to 11 will ride for half price. Some offers may be combined for further savings. 

Alaska’s ferry system is known for offering stunning views of the Inside Passage and is a fun way to travel between coastal communities in the Last Frontier.

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