A new BC Ferries app is now available, designed to make it easier to make bookings, manage trips, check-in seamlessly at the terminal and find travel information with fewer clicks.
New BC Ferries App
Last year there were nearly three million bookings through the BC Ferries website.
The app is available for download through the App Store or Google Play Store.
Customers can check schedules and current conditions quickly on their favourite routes. The new Express book feature adds speed and efficiency for users booking the next available sailing from a saved travel preference. Features and enhancements include:
Travel Preferences: Allows customers to save travel details for quick access to schedules and current conditions and make faster bookings on frequently travelled routes.
Current Conditions: Route sailing status and estimated deck space will be easier to view with the updated app layout.
Making and Managing Bookings: New designs and personalized travel preferences will enable easier bookings. Customers can quickly jump to the next available sailing with the new Express book feature, and manage existing bookings on-the-go.
Schedules: Enhanced features on daily and seasonal schedules and the introduction of travel preferences will make it easier to trip plan.
Alerts: Gives customers the option to receive timely push- notifications for service notices and upcoming sailing reminders on their device.
Seamless check-in: Customers can find their upcoming trips on their app dashboard to access the booking barcode for seamless check-in at the terminal.
Customers can login with their existing account, or create a new account on the BC Ferries website before downloading the app for access to the travel preferences, express bookings and alerts.
This is BC Ferries first release and the company already has plans for new features and functionality. The app will also continue to evolve based on feedback from customers and evolving digital trends.