Canada Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report BrITISH COLUMBIA IN 4 DAYS
  2. 2 Banff - best route to visit these highlights
  3. 3 need accommodation suggestions for Banff and Jasper
  4. 4 Banff conference- 2 days to sightsee
  5. 5 Nova Scotia and Quebec
  6. 6 7 Day Trip to PEI and Cape Breton Islands with Vegetarian Options
  7. 7 Best Jasper Campground
  8. 8 Freedom of speech in reviews
  9. 9 RV trip Calgary to Vancouver
  10. 10 Car Rental from Montreal to Boston
  11. 11 Victoria in December
  12. 12 Aug or Sep Trip to Cape Breton
  13. 13 Opportunity for business loan
  14. 14 BEWARE! - CAR RENTAL NIGHTMARE! London, Ontario
  15. 15 Road trip from Minneapolis to Ontario.. suggestions for 91yr old
  16. 16 Nova Scotia - October
  17. 17 Smoke at Banff and Jasper?
  18. 18 Low Altitude Mountain Destinations
  19. 19 Trip Report Across Canada by Train
  20. 20 Mont Tremblant attractions
  21. 21 Victoria to Vancouver (best travel options)
  22. 22 Nova Scotia
  23. 23 Halifax/PE in 6 nights
  24. 24 Eating lobster
  25. 25 2 weeks self drive itinerary - NB & NS
View next 25 » Back to the top

Transportation options for Vancouver to Victoria to Seattle

Jump to last reply

We will arrive in Vancouver mid June from an Alaska cruise but want to spend several days in Victoria and Vancouver. Our flight home is out of Seattle. I have reserved a rental car in Victoria for the 3 days on the island with plans to return it there and then take a ferry to Seattle.
My question concerns the desirability of renting the car in Vancouver and returning it to
Vancouver. I don't like to back track and that is what we would be doing from Victoria to get to Vancouver to secure ground transportation to Seattle. Also, the cost of putting the rental car on the ferry to and from Victoria seems unnecessary. The downside to all this is the schlepping bags from the ship to the Vancouver hotel to the bus to the ferry to the Victoria hotel etc.
It seems like the bus/ferry from Vancouver to Victoria where we can rent the car makes the most financial sense. Then taking the ferry from Victoria to Seattle. Am I missing something?
Is there a better way to make that trip?

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement