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New fares for the Corran Ferry came into force on Saturday having been agreed at Highland Council’s budget meeting in March.
The new prices include an increase for inflation on the drive-up car fare from £8.80 to £9.
New fares have also been introduced for longer vehicles that were previously in the car category, including a £13 fare for campervans less than six metres in length and minibuses with up to 16 seats, a £14 fare for motorhomes 6-8m in length; and a £21.60 fare for large motorhomes over 8m in length.
Fares for pre-paid ticket books remain at their current prices.
All users of the service should make sure that they follow government advice on hygiene and social distancing when using the service. This includes the wearing of face coverings which is now mandatory on all public transport including enclosed areas on vehicle and passenger ferries where Foot passengers must ensure that face coverings are worn. Vehicle passengers should remain in their vehicles throughout the journey.
Payment by card is preferred to cash but if paying by cash, travellers are advised to have the correct amount ready to hand over to staff. Occupants in vehicles are being asked to make sure they wear a face covering for all interaction with staff and turn off the vehicles’ interior fan and wind down their vehicles window before the purser approaches them.
Details of the new fares are on the Corran Ferry webpage at: www.highland.gov.uk/corranferry