Beginning Monday, May 18, fare collection will resume onboard the Whatcom Chief. In an effort to maintain social distancing and keep both customers and employees safe, Lummi Island Ferry staff will no longer accept cash. In addition, ferry crew will no longer sell multi-ride punch cards onboard the Whatcom Chief. Below are the procedures we have implemented.Single ride fare updates:
Multi-ride punch card updates:
Purchasing full fare punch cards:
Please purchase your ferry punch cards online. From the ferry homepage at www.whatcomcounty.us/ferry, navigate to the online purchasing area of the website using the links on the left hand side of the page.
It can take up to 7 days to receive your punch card when purchasing with a credit card online.
You can also purchase punch cards thru the mail. Use the link at www.whatcomcounty.us/ferry to navigate to the purchase by mail webpage using the links on the left hand side of the page, download and print the mail in form, fill out the form, then mail it in with your payment.
It can take up to 10 days to receive your punch card when purchasing with a check thru the mail.
Purchasing needs-based punch cards:
The Public Works Department would like to thank everyone in advance for their cooperation and patience during this transition.