Cruises from the port of Vancouver will add more options to your Alaskan cruise vacation including an amazing variety of pre and post cruise tours. Cruises from Vancouver are offered April – October.
Vancouver is the busiest port for cruises to Alaska offering over 1400 cruises a year. Vancouver is a perfect travel destination as well as the closest cruise departure port to Alaska.
A vibrant and exciting city, Vancouver is renowned for its blend of cultures, international cuisine, fabulous festivals, exciting nightlife, shopping, and attractions. Vancouver is ranked one of the most beautiful and livable cities in the world by Condé Nast Traveler.
The Port’s two cruise terminals, Canada Place and Ballantyne, offer passengers all the modern conveniences and services for an ideal cruise adventure. Port Metro Vancouver consistently receives high passenger satisfaction survey scores and top marks for user friendliness.
For the 2013 cruise season, Port Metro Vancouver will be welcoming four new vessels that will be home-ported in Vancouver: the Disney Wonder, the Norwegian Sun, Oceania’s Regatta, and Holland America Line’s Amsterdam.
Cruises from the Port of Vancouver include:
Round trip cruises to Alaska with optional pre or post cruise land tour packages.
One way Alaska cruises with optional pre or post land tour packages.
Short one way cruise along the west coast
Extraordinary world cruise adventures.
Disney Cruise Lines – Disney Wonder – Round trip Alaska cruises – 7 days
The magic of Disney in Alaska an exceptional family experience!
Sailing from Vancouver, with cruise port calls in; Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, return to Vancouver.
Norwegian Cruise Line-Norwegian Sun – Round trip & One way Alaska cruises – 7 to 14 days.
Norwegian Cruise Line-Norwegian Sun – One way repositioning cruises – 23 to 34 days
A friendly casual atmosphere and Freestyle dining are hallmarks of Norwegian Cruise Line.
7 days one way sailings from Vancouver with cruise port calls in; Cruise Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, disembark in Whittier.
14 days round trip sailings from Vancouver with cruise port calls in; Cruise Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, Whittier, Hubbard Glacier, Icy Strait, Juneau, Sawyer Glacier, Skagway, Ketchikan, Cruise Inside Passage, return to Vancouver.
Other cruise lines offering 7 and 8 day Alaskan round trip cruises are Princess, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Carnival, Holland America, Crystal Cruises, Silver Sea and Regent Seven Seas.
Short cruises from Vancouver.
Mini one way, 1 day cruises to Seattle
Princess Cruise Lines – Golden Princess or Ruby Princess
Norwegian Cruise Lines – Norwegian Jewel
3,4,5 Day Cruises along the Californian coastline:
Norwegian Cruise Lines – Norwegian Jewel and Norwegian Sun
Princess Cruise Lines – Island Princess and Ruby Princess
Disney – Disney Wonder
Royal Caribbean also offer a 5 day Alaska on Radiance of the Seas
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On-Site Parking Facilities Canada Place has an on-site two level parkade housing 770 stalls operated by Citipark.
Citipark (Canada Place) Tel: 604.684.2251 Fax: 604.684.2254 Toll free: 1.866.856.8080 Website: www.canadaplaceparking.ca
Off Site Parking Facilities Off-site/valet parking is available for both Canada Place and Ballantyne terminals operated by Cruisepark. Complimentary shuttle is provided to and from Canada Place and Ballantyne terminals from Cruisepark’s lot. All Cruisepark customers please go directly to Cruisepark’s lot.
Cruisepark Alaska Cruise Parking Inc. Tel: 604.266.4243 Fax: 604.266.4519 Toll free: 1.800.665.0050 Website: www.cruisepark.com (online reservations available).
Transportation Services Vancouver’s International Airport, YVR, services more than 20 major international and regional air carriers. The city centre is around 25 minutes from the airport. Taxis and limousines are readily available. There is also a regular bus service by Airporter bus company.
Regular bus service from Vancouver’s city centre to Seattle’s SeaTac airport is available via shuttle buses. It takes 3 hours to drive from Seattle to Vancouver, and both cities offer a wide variety of car rental companies.
Please note that airlines no longer provide check-in services at the cruise terminals.
For more information on YVR, visit www.yvr.ca.
Baggage Storage Services Baggage storage services are provided at Canada Place by CDS Baggage. Tel: 604.303.4500.
For More Information For more information, please contact: Vancouver Port Authority 1900 – 200 Granville Street Vancouver, BC, V6C 2P9 Tel: 604.665.9000 Fax: 604.665.9125 In North America call toll free: 1.888.PORTVAN (1.888.767.8826)
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