A 10% discount is available on selected rates. Some restrictions apply. For more details regarding our special group fares, contact us at 1-800-341-7981 and select the option to speak with the group tour agent.
The Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare is a year-round
discount offered to serving members and veterans of the Canadian Forces.
Designed as a token of appreciation for their current and past efforts in protecting
the interests of the people of Canada at home and abroad, it has been well-received
since its introduction in 2009.
This year-round program is available to Canadian Forces
personnel, veterans and up to three companions on the same reservation and
provides free passenger fare on the Port aux Basques/North Sydney ferry route,
or a 50 per cent discount on passenger fare when travelling on the
Argentia/North Sydney ferry service. Please note that neither vehicle fares nor
on board services are included in this promotion.
In an effort to simplify the eligibility process for this fare program, Marine
Atlantic has worked with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services to
ensure all eligible members and veterans have access to the program.
To facilitate this process, the
following two cards are accepted as eligibility for the program:
CF1FC – CF card
CF1FC – V card
An eligible individual must possess one of the above cards at
the time of booking a reservation and must also present it at the time of
For Canadian Armed Forces personnel and veterans who do not
have these cards, the CF One Program of the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare
Services would be pleased to assist by visiting their website at www.cf1fc.ca or by calling 1-855-245-0330 Ext 6.
To make a reservation under the Canadian Forces Appreciation
Fare, please contact Marine Atlantic reservations at 1-800-341-7981 or visit
the Marine Atlantic website at www.marineatlantic.ca.
The primary individual on the reservation must possess the
appropriate CF1 identification card (not necessarily the driver of the
vehicle). At the time of making the reservation, the Canadian Forces member
must indicate the type of CF1 identification card being used, as well as present the
identification card and valid photo at the time of check-in to confirm eligibility under
the program. This offer cannot be
combined with any other promotion and is for personal related travel only. Standard cancellation and amendment fees apply.
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