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Keeping You Safe While
Sailing with Northumberland Ferries

Northumberland Ferries has taken measures to keep you safe while still enabling you to move about the ship, enjoy a snack or meal, get some fresh air – like you always could. We ask that you be conscientious of the safety of others, face masks are highly recommended in all indoor public spaces on board vessels and at terminals.

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Know Before You Go

Safety Measures

Northumberland Ferries has adopted safety measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and provide a safe ferry voyage between Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island and Caribou, Nova Scotia.

Travelling to PEI

Prince Edward Island no longer requires proof of vaccination to enter the province or access businesses, organizations and events. Currently, there is no isolation required for travellers to Prince Edward Island. Please visit the Prince Edward Island Government Travel website for the most current travel and public health guidelines.

Travelling to Nova Scotia

As of February 14, all border restrictions for domestic travellers to Nova Scotia are lifted. People no longer need to isolate when they arrive in Nova Scotia. They no longer complete a form. International travellers still follow federal rules. Please visit the Nova Scotia Government Travel website for the most current travel and public health guidelines.

Face Masks

Masks are highly recommended in all indoor public spaces on board vessels and at terminals.

Practice Good Personal Hygiene

During the voyage, please follow proper hand washing procedures and use the supplied hand sanitizer when needed.

Ferry Terminals

Food service is not available in the Terminal buildings, however they remain open for washroom access.

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Check-in

 

Don’t Miss the Boat

Passengers travelling with a vehicle are advised to check-in at least 40 minutes before departure to allow time for check-in and embarkation procedures. Walk-on passengers may check-in 30 minutes before departure. Please note that walk-on passengers must obtain a boarding card at the departing terminal (toll booth).

Walk-on Passengers

Walk-on passengers must make a reservation by calling our toll free number (1-877-762-7245) or book via our online reservation system.

Walk-on passengers arriving by vehicle must obtain a boarding card from the toll booth on arrival. Following this, they can be dropped off at the terminal building and may then proceed to the outdoor waiting area. Please note that walk-on passengers under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Once
On Board

Our Crew Cares

We have placed arrows on the floors of the passenger decks to direct traffic flow to enable safe distancing. Our staff has diligently increased the frequency of cleaning and sanitization practices during and between voyages, as dictated by public health guidelines.

Face Masks

Masks are highly recommended in all indoor public spaces on board vessels and at terminals.

Keep Your Distance

Once on board, please maintain a distance of 2 meters (6 feet) from staff and passengers not in your immediate party. There is additional directional signage on board to facilitate safe distancing.

Additional Travel Information

96% of Travellers Felt Our Communication was Effective Regarding new Procedures about Travel During the Pandemic

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