As usual, lengthy wait times are starting to build for major BC Ferries routes as travellers get their Thanksgiving long weekend started.
At the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal, there’s a two-sailing wait to Swartz Bay – the most popular route in the Crown corporation’s fleet. This includes a wait for foot traffic as well.
Horseshoe Bay pay parking lot has reached capacity.
All other routes are seeing no wait time to one-sailing waits.
The line up for walk-ons at Tsawwassen terminal this morning. pic.twitter.com/qoMLfRMG1g
— Sam Anderson (@sam_andrsn) October 6, 2018
To prepare for the influx, BC Ferries scheduled more than 80 extra sailings for the long weekend along the Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay route – the most popular route in the fleet.
That includes a 6 a.m. departure until Oct. 9, and a 10 pm. sailing on Oct. 8.
BC Ferries also recommends for those taking the ferry without a car to still arrive 45 to 60 minutes ahead of the scheduled sailing.
To see current sailing conditions click here.