Little known fact:
Show your BCAA, CAA, or AAA membership card and get a discount on travel between the Mainland and Vancouver Island…
To quote the B.C. Ferries website:
Pay the regular vehicle and driver fares, and your 2nd, 3rd and 4th passengers travel free (except for fuel surcharge and Nanaimo Port Authority fees—details below).
Offer applies to BC Ferries’ 9:00 pm sailings between Vancouver (Tsawwassen) and Victoria (Swartz Bay) and between West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) and Nanaimo (Departure Bay).