(KETCHIKAN, Alaska) – The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is waiving cancellation fees until April 8, 2020. AMHS recognizes that its customers may decide to avoid discretionary travel at this time and is allowing reservations to be canceled without incurring a fee or penalty. To cancel or make changes to an itinerary you can contact the AMHS reservation call center at 1-800-642-0066 or call your local AMHS terminal.
The health and well-being of passengers and crew is a top priority for AMHS. In response to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we are following federal government guidance to clean and disinfect our ships and terminals.
AMHS is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the United States Coast Guard to ensure our methods and materials remain consistent and current for handling new developments related to COVID-19.
AMHS has implemented multilayer cleaning protocols to help prevent the spread of communicable diseases:
Intensified cleaning of our terminal facilities;
Immediate steps already implemented onboard our vessels;
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 239 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, more than 5,600 miles of highway and 776 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”
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