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Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

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Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

We're planning on renting a home the last week in August and per the SA site, there are no car ferry tickets available for our return trip to Woodshole (Sept. 1). What are our chances of getting tickets if we are on the wait list? Is there another service where we can buy tickets off of home owners/vacationer who might not be using theirs on those dates? Thanks.

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1. Re: Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

Are you trying to return on Labor Day weekend? It might be tough. Stay on the wait list, if you are flexible you might get lucky. Next check with whoever you are renting from, they may have some suggestions. The only other option I can think of is Craigslist but be careful & don't wire anyone money

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2. Re: Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

I just looked and it seems there is space on the last two ferrys of the day. It's late, but better than nothing.

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3. Re: Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

I would grab one of those.

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4. Re: Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

Your chances of getting tickets are good, if you are on the wait list. Be flexible with your times. If you do get one of the late boats, as the previous posters said were available, continue to check back and call to see if your desired time has opened up. There are a certain number of spaces left open that become available for island preferred customers and emergencies. As the date nears, if these are not taken, they open up.

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5. Re: Question re: Car Ferry availability/wait list

Grab those spots. There is no standby line in the summer. Take knows advice.

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