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Ferry fares increase for peak season starting May 1

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Date:  Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Contact: Susan Harris-Huether , WSF senior programs manager, 206-515-3460 (Seattle)

SEATTLE – Washington State Ferries’ peak season begins Wednesday, May 1, with an additional 25 percent surcharge applied to full fare vehicle/driver tickets (35 percent on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands routes). Summer parking rates at Anacortes will also go into effect on May 1.

Peak-season rates are unchanged from 2012. The surcharge does not affect passenger fares or frequent user multi-ride fares.

Fare examples for standard-size vehicles (14 feet long to less than 22 feet long):


                                                Through April 30    May 1 through 
                                                                                    Sept. 30

Seattle/Bainbridge one way         $13.15                         $16.40
Anacortes/Friday Harbor
round trip                                      $42.55                         $57.35


The seasonal surcharge helps pay for increased operational costs that come with increased traffic May through September.

Prices for the Anacortes Terminal parking lot will also be changed to summer rates May 1:

$10 per day                                        $80 for 14 days
$20 for 48 hours/two days                 $90 for 15 days
$25 for 72 hours/three days               $100 for 16 days
$30 for 96 hours/four days                 $110 for 17 days
$40 for one week/seven days            $120 for 21 days
$50 for eight days                               $90.56 for a calendar month
$60 for nine days                                $355.65 for the seasonal
                                                            permit (May 1 - Sept. 30)
$70 for 10 days                                   $20 per 24 hours for RVs

These summer parking rates will be in effect through Sept. 30. For more information or to arrange for long-term parking, contact Diamond Parking at 1-800-828-4197.

For more detailed fare information, please visit www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/fares


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