Ferry Alert Bulletins

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:53 PM

PT/Coup-ADA Alert-Salish elevator Out of Service. Service elevator available.
The elevator on the Salish is out of order. Passengers may contact the crew to use the service elevator. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:53 PM

PT/Coup, Ana/Sid - Summer Reservations Available
Reservations are available for the summer sailing schedule for the Anacortes/Sidney, BC international route and Port Townsend/Coupeville. Online reservations are available 24/7 at the Save a Spot website. WSF staff are currently available to assist our customers by phone from 7:00 am to 6:45 pm by calling 206-464-6400 or 1-888-808-7977.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:53 PM

Anacortes/Sidney BC - Identification is required
U.S. and Canadian citizens 16 years of age and older traveling to or from Sidney BC must have one of the following designated documents: current passport, current passport card, enhanced driver's license (EDL), or "trusted traveler" document such as a Nexus Card. Travelers must have required travel documents ready and in hand upon arrival at the tollbooth.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:53 PM

Faunt/Va/SW - Vehicle Queue Policies at Fauntleroy
During the Barton Pump Station Upgrade project no left hand turns into the terminal will be allowed, except for the Vanpools and Carpools, between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm Mon - Fri.

Customers lining up at Fauntleroy should note that the ferry queue continues along Fauntleroy Way at the gas station at the north end of Lincoln Park; it does not go down 47th Ave. SW toward the beach. Please also note that line cutting is against state law and subject to a fine of up to $124. We ask that customers be respectful of others waiting in the queue. You can report line-cutters by calling 877-764-HERO. All violators are logged and receive a warning letter. Multiple violations result in further action.


Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:53 PM

All Routes - Customers must provide Wave2Go tickets at tollbooth
Effective Sunday, June 15, customers must provide their Wave2Go ticket or a printed copy of their ticket for travel. Ticket Sellers will no longer enter the 18 digit ticket number for customers who do not have their ticket in-hand at the time of travel. Ticket images on electronic devices are not accepted for fare redemption. Customers are reminded to plan ahead and have their ticket ready for scanning upon arrival at the ticket booth.