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$218 for holiday fun in Victoria

Travel Deal for December 5, 2012

vicky vacay deal of the dayLovely Victoria offers a quaint and very British take on the Christmas spirit. In the British Columbia capital, there’s no better place to enjoy this festive mood than at the Fairmont Empress, one of Canada’s iconic hotels. During the holiday season, the hotel has number of traditional celebrations, including a Seasonal Spice Buffet, Festive Afternoon Tea and its magnificent Festival of Trees. More than 70 Christmas trees are displayed throughout the hotel’s halls and lobby until January 4, 2013.

BC Ferries Vacations offers visitors to Vancouver Island the opportunity to travel between Vancouver and Victoria and spend a night at the Fairmont Empress during the holidays for $218. This hotel package includes:

  • One night accommodation
  • Round-trip BC Ferries travel for two adults and one vehicle

The Fairmont Empress will be hosting a Christmas Day dinner with live entertainment and carollers, as well as its annual New Year’s Eve celebrations. Recommends Victoria for a Fitness Vacation

Victoria is known for its plethora of outdoors activities and contributor Kathleen Kenna recently discovered why.

Kenna writes: “Victoria is rated ‘fittest city in Canada/ because Statistics Canada shows more people walk, bike and work out than in any other city — 36 per cent of adults are active, double the national average. It’s not just the mild weather year-round that’s the reason for this distinction. It’s the attitude.” Read the rest of “Why Victoria is Canada’s Fittest City” here. 

To Book the Hotel Deal with Fairmont Empress and BC Ferries: Visit the BC Ferries website and follow the links to reserve your vacation package.

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