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About V2V Vacations
We welcome you aboard the V2V Family. Together we will create memorable experiences through an inspiring connection of people, places and moments. V2V is a seasonal premium cruise service connecting downtown Vancouver and downtown Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. The V2V Empress experience places travellers in a premium and highly personalised journey focused on guest comfort. During High-Season from April 16th, 2019 to September 30th, 2019 - Day Trips to Victoria! Departing daily from downtown Vancouver at 8am for a 11:30am arrival in Victoria and departing from downtown Victoria at 4:30pm for a 8pm arrival in downtown Vancouver. Cruise in Style to Victoria for the day, visit Butchart Gardens, enjoy Tea at the Empress or discover the city on your own. Easily accessible by V2V from downtown Vancouver directly to and from the Inner Harbor, Victoria is the perfect day trip. No lengthy bus or cab rides to Ferry Terminals needed: Sail Downtown to Downtown.
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Most travelers that want to get from Victoria to Vancouver rent a car, or take the bus, which means boarding a ferry at some point. Cut out the extra steps with this hassle-free ferry transfer—direct from downtown Victoria to downtown Vancouver. With this convenient travel choice, you can hop a high-speed passenger ferry, hang out on the sundeck, and enjoy city to city travel in less than four hours.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took royal class directly from downtown Vancouver to downtown Victoria. We sat in nice leather seats and enjoyed a lovely breakfast and a class of wine.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank riverview48
Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew into Vancouver and the taxi driver asked whether we needed a taxi the next day from our hotel to the ferry terminal, like many we met, he had not heard the secret about the V2V ferry which goes from the Seaplane terminal directly...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JamesSELondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip started with meeting the crew. The service was fabulous and everyone on the ship was friendly. The food was great! My only criticism is that it got a little rough when we got to Active Pass. Otherwise the experience, the service and the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dellie L
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello & Thanks for the 5 Star Review! Glad you enjoyed the trip and hope to see you again with some calmer seas! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Sept 6th we took the 3 1/2 hour trip which left from the Inner Harbour in Victoria and travelled through the San Juan and Gulf Islands before crossing the strait to arrive at their dock by the new Convention Centre in Vancouver. Lovely day...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CliffordD821
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello & Thank You for the Review! Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience & convenience! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Expereince

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a unique and first class experience getting from Vancouver to Victoria this is the way to go. First class service, beautiful views and so easy. Loved our time onboard.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Smiling_shar
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello & Thanks for the 5 Star Review! Glad we were able to provide such a great experience & we hope to see you onboard again soon! Regards, David Aboud Director Guest Experience

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our expectations were exceeded in our trip to/from Victoria in the V2V and our kids were happy and entertained by the experience. The a la carte food selection was very tasty and we loved the local beverage selection. Service was superb - friendly and attentive!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maria T
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Maria & Thank You for the 5 Star Review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the service and food selection onboard! We get pretty lucky with the views to! Look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

Reviewed August 6, 2019

A fantastic way to travel from Victoria to Vancouver (or the reverse). The trip across the Strait is beautiful, especially once you cross into the islands. Barely choppy exiting the harbor, but smooth sailing after that. We opted for the Royal tickets and had great...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jlit64
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello & Thanks for the 5 Star Review! We are glad you enjoyed the V2V Experience and look forward to seeing you onboard again this season! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

Reviewed August 1, 2019

Boarding the V2V ferry was smooth and easy. It is operated similar to that of boarding an airplane. The ship was clean and comfortable. When passing a scenic area, the Capitan slowed down the ship so that everyone can get a glimpse of the wild...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Waverunner2012
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello & Thank You for the Five Star Review! We are always looking to the future! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

Reviewed July 27, 2019

We chose downstairs to save money couldn’t see the value of being upstairs for sandwich fruit and free drinks. That is just the us. The decks outside were open to all no matter what fare. The staff...well done on choosing the best, smiling, informative, and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AllanandSharon
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Allan & Sharon, Thank you for the Five Star Review! We have a pretty amazing team onboard, We always looking for ways to improve and our communication to guests so thank you for the feedback as well. Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

Reviewed July 23, 2019

This is a perfect addition to the travel options between Victoria and Vancouver. It's not the most cost-efficient option but great for me because I didn't want to drive and wanted to avoid the on-and-off-and-on-and-off situation of the bus/ferry combo. Online reservations and boarding and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Faye H
salesvancouver, Guest Relations Manager at V2V Vacations, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Hi Faye & Thank You for the Amazing 5 Star Review! We are glad you enjoyed the V2V Experience and look forward seeing you onboard again this season! Regards, David Aboud V2V Guest Experience

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Response from Shohreh R | Reviewed this property |
Yes very close, just a short walk!
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robertacandela
August 12, 2018|
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Response from tripbiscuit | Reviewed this property |
The ferry terminal is at Canada Place, below the Convention Centre, next to the seaplane terminal in Coal Harbour. Their website has their location details.
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Andre R
July 21, 2018|
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Response from salesvancouver | Property representative |
Hi Andre, yes you can book Royal Class online. If you do so, when you are in the booking mask, please click on special rates and choose senior rates from the drop down menu. Brigitte
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