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Marine Atlantic Goes Mobile

by Katie Guiney

Over the past year, we’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of visitors to marineatlantic.ca using a mobile device.  This is not really surprising as we know our passengers often check our site while enroute to get the most up-to-date sailing information. To serve you better, we decided to develop a mobile-friendly version of (Read More)

You’ve made your reservation, you’ve packed your car, you’ve started your road trip……now it’s time to sail across the Cabot Strait. Here’s some information that may help as you arrive at Marine Atlantic’s terminals! As you approach our terminal properties you will first encounter tickets booths with helpful staff who will assist in getting you (Read More)

Stay connected while at Sea; Internet Access and Cell Service

by Kristie Cochrane

We recognize that staying connected while travelling is important to our passengers. With more and more tech-savvy customers bringing devices along during their travel to stay connected with friends, family, and businesses, we are often asked about cell phone, Internet access, and even wireless capabilities onboard our vessels. So, what can you expect while at (Read More)

Is Smoking Permitted on Marine Atlantic Vessels?

by Darrell Mercer

When travelling with Marine Atlantic, we ask all customers to be respectful of others. Smoking is a very personal decision and Marine Atlantic tries to balance the rights of smokers and non-smokers in a respectful manner. In this effort, we are pleased to provide our passengers with a smoke-free atmosphere in our terminal buildings and (Read More)

Marine Atlantic recognizes that it can be difficult to carry your baggage with you while you travel. To help make your travel experience more efficient, Marine Atlantic offers a check baggage service for walk-on passengers. Adult passengers travelling with Marine Atlantic may check three (3) pieces of baggage free of charge. The total weight cannot (Read More)

Why is there a two hour check-in to board the ferry?

by Darrell Mercer

While it may seem very organized when it takes place, loading our vessels with hundreds of cars, commercial vehicles, buses, motorcycles and off-road vehicles during every single crossing requires significant planning and good use of time. Marine Atlantic asks its customers to arrive two hours in advance of their scheduled departure time to allow these (Read More)