Seattle, WA – June 15, 2016 – In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, Clipper Vacations is offering discounted travel rates between Seattle and Victoria B.C. in celebration of both cities’ Pride community events.

“As an iconic brand with roots in Seattle and Victoria for the last 30 years, we are proud to support our region’s LGBTQ community,” said Kostas Mallios, Clipper Vacations CEO. “This year, we want to make it easier than ever to travel comfortably with Clipper and celebrate Pride in both great cities.”

In Seattle, Pride is a month-long event leading up to the Seattle Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26. Similarly, Victoria Pride is a 10-day celebration from July 1 –10, closing with the Victoria Pride Parade and Festival on Sunday, July 10.

“Victoria Pride began more than 20 years ago as a casual picnic at Beacon Hill Park,” said Paul Nursey, President and CEO of Tourism Victoria. “Our Pride parade is now our second largest parade in the city, attracting more than 30,000 attendees each year with continued annual growth. We couldn’t be more proud to partner with Clipper to bring even more Seattle residents up to enjoy our celebration.”

Clipper Vacation’s “Pride Sail” features discounted travel rates that are offered for a limited time. Travelers can take advantage of Clipper’s “Pride Sail” by booking transportation, packages, tours and activities at using the following promotional codes:

Victoria to Seattle Promo Code: SEAPRIDE16
Seattle to Victoria Promo Code: VICPRIDE16

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Clipper, operator of Clipper Vacations, is well known as the travel experts for the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. Since 1986, Clipper has provided transportation, tours and accommodation packages for more than eight million customers. Clipper offers opportunities to experience picturesque and popular destinations, such as: cosmopolitan Seattle or Vancouver, walkable Victoria, the peaceful San Juan Islands, vibrant Portland, the beauty of the Canadian Rockies and Vancouver Island.

Fast Facts

  • Local, family owned travel and transportation business since 1986
  • More than 150 employees based in Seattle, Wash., and Victoria, B.C.
  • Operators of three high-speed Victoria Clipper vessels between Seattle, Victoria and Friday Harbor
  • More than 80 hotel and tour regional partner relationships in place to provide full service, custom vacation packages
  • Packages include a range of diverse offerings such as wine country tours and whale watching