BC Ferries is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Vacations Centre. Located at 1010 Canada Place in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the centre will provide visiting tourists and locals with endless opportunities to explore British Columbia aboard BC Ferries.

The BC Ferries Vacations Centre features a 90-square foot electronic media wall with 18 screens with touch film technology for interactive navigation. The content of the screens include everything a traveller needs to plan a coastal vacation, from route maps to package options and destination images to ship information and onboard amenities.

The 2,600-square foot centre is located directly across the street from the newly expanded Vancouver Convention Centre and provides BC Ferries with significant presence in this major tourism market. The space also features a retail section with gifts and jewellery created by artisans from our coastal communities.

“Our BC Ferries Vacation Centre focuses on unique travel packages for visitors and local residents, and will help our customers create unforgettable B.C. vacations,” said Janet Carson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Marketing and Travel Services. “Our sales associates are pleased to provide their expertise to recommend products that will enhance the vacation experience.” BC Ferries, along with its tourism partners, has developed over 20 exciting travel packages offering customers great savings when they purchase travel products through BC Ferries Vacations Centre.

Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, the packages include something for everyone.

Some of the packages include:

•  Golf getaways at Crown Island Resort in Courtenay
•  Fishing expeditions in Haida Gwaii
•  Winery tours on southern Vancouver Island
•  Spa packages at Painted Boat Resort in Pender Harbour on the Sunshine Coast
•  Hiking expeditions in Ucluelet