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Canadian Forces Appreciation

Designed as a token of appreciation for their current and past efforts in protecting the interests of the people of Canada at home and abroad, the Canadian Forces Appreciation Fare is a year-round discount offered to serving members and veterans of the Canadian Forces.

Please Note:


  • Neither vehicle fares nor onboard services are included in this program. This offer cannot be combined with any other promotion and is for personal-related travel only. Standard cancellation and amendment fees apply.
  • There are four forms of identification accepted as verification of eligibility:
    • NDI 20 – Permanent card for Regular and Reserve Forces
    • NDI 10 – Temporary card for Regular and Reserve Forces
    • NDI 75 – Veteran card
    • CFOne cards for Canadian Forces Members or Veterans. CF or V designated cards ONLY.
  • The primary individual on the reservation (not necessarily a vehicle driver) must possess one of these cards at the time of booking and must present it at the time of travel.
  • For Canadian Armed Forces personnel and veterans who do not have these cards, the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services would be pleased to assist. Visit their website or call 1-855-245-0330 Ext 6.


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10% Off

Special Group Rates

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Enjoy a discount on selected rates for group travel.

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Reduced Fare

Seniors Discount

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Individuals aged 65+ enjoy reduced passenger fares and food and beverage discounts on all our crossings, year-round.

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Young Kids Sail Free

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Family travel with Marine Atlantic is convenient, with children under five travelling for free.