From Portland

June 7, 2013 Rehearsal dinner @ 7pm

Getting there:

Plan to catch one of the CTC Shuttle Ferries to the Island (schedule below):

Ferry Schedule

– The last ferry that will get you to the island in time departs at 6:30pm

– Please bring $15/person for roundtrip ferry fee.  You will pay on the ferry. Cash or check only

– If you like, you can purchase your tickets online at http://www.chebeaguetrans.com/Online-Tickets.html and save $5 by purchasing in advance ($10/person roundtrip).  The printed receipt is your pass.

If you are driving from Portland:

– Plan to arrive at the CTC ferry Route 1 parking lot at 5:50pm; it is approximately a 13 min drive from Portland with no traffic

– You can find GPS directions by using 1 Thomas Drive, Cumberland, ME 04110 which is directly across from the parking lot

–  The shuttle buses from the parking lot to the ferry depart thirty minutes before the ferry takes off. There is no guarantee you will make the ferry unless you are at the Satellite Lot FORTY minutes (5:50pm) before the ferry departs.

– Parking is $15 per vehicle.  Pay the bus driver when you arrive.  Cash or check only

– If you purchase online (http://www.chebeaguetrans.com/Online-Tickets.html) in advance, you can save $5. The printed receipt is your pass.

If you do not have a car:

– Contact a local cab company:

ASAP Taxi – (207) 791-2727

Alliance Cab – (207) 653-3409

ABC Taxi – (207) 772-8685

– Direct them to Wharf Road, Yarmouth, ME 04096; they should be able to drop you off a short distance from the dock

– It is approximately 30 min by car from Portland to the CTC Ferry dock and the last ferry that will get you to the rehearsal dinner on time leaves at 6:30pm.  Plan on trying to leave Portland in your cab by 6pm at the absolute latest.

Take a water taxi:

– It takes about 25 minutes to travel from Portland to Stone Pier on Chebeague Island

– Portland Express Water Taxi is located on Commercial Street in downtown Portland, b/w RiRa’s and Casco Bay Lines

– In the summer, it’s advised to make a taxi reservation in advance, as the water taxis are in high demand.

– $125 one way

– Call 207-415-8493 to make a reservation

Return trip:

– CTC Ferries will leave the island at 8:00pm, 9:15pm, and 10:30pm

– If you drove and parked at the Route One lot there will be a shuttle waiting to take you back to your car

– If you did not drive, please let us know so that we can arrange a taxi or water taxi ride for you back to Portland

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June 8, 2013: Wedding Day

– Morning – Enjoy it!

– Around 12pm you should start preparing to head to the island.  There are three ways:

Shuttle from Holiday Inn by the Bay:

1:45pm – Shuttle will pick up all interested from in front of the Holiday Inn by the Bay located at 88 Spring St, Portland, ME 04101

– You will again be taking the CTC ferry to the island which is scheduled to depart at 2:50pm

– Please bring $15/person for roundtrip ferry fee.  You will pay on the ferry. Cash or check only

– If you like, you can purchase your tickets online at http://www.chebeaguetrans.com/Online-Tickets.html and save $5 by purchasing in advance ($10/person roundtrip).  The printed receipt is your pass.

Drive:

– Plan to arrive at the CTC ferry Route 1 parking lot by 2:10pm; it is approximately a 13 min drive from Portland with no traffic

– You can find GPS directions by using 1 Thomas Drive, Cumberland, ME 04110 which is directly across from the parking lot

–  The shuttle buses from the parking lot to the ferry depart thirty minutes before the ferry takes off. There is no guarantee you will make the ferry unless you are at the Satellite Lot FORTY minutes before the ferry departs.

– Parking is $15 per vehicle. You will pay the bus driver. Cash or check only

– If you purchase online (http://www.chebeaguetrans.com/Online-Tickets.html) in advance, you can save $5. The printed receipt is your pass.

Water Taxi:

– Take a water taxi

– It takes about 25 minutes to travel from Portland to Stone Pier on Chebeague Island

– Portland Express Water Taxi is located on Commercial Street in downtown Portland, b/w RiRa’s and Casco Bay Lines

– In the summer, it’s advised to make a taxi reservation in advance, as the water taxis are in high demand.

– $125 one way

– Call 207-415-8493 to make a reservation

Return trip:

– CTC Ferries will leave the island at 8:00pm, 9:15pm, and 10:30pm

– If you took the shuttle from Holiday Inn by the Bay, we are providing shuttles that will take you back; they will be awaiting you at the CTC ferry when you arrive back

– If you drove and parked at the Route One lot there will be a CTC shuttle waiting to take you back to your car

– If you want to take a water taxi back, please let us know so we can arrange

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