An outdoor activity that is always fun for any family Orange County staycation is a trip to Catalina Island. You can get there via the Catalina Flyer. This is an ultra fast catamaran ferry service that departs daily from Newport Beach. Each trip only takes about an hour so that leaves you ample time to play, shop, relax and explore Catalina Island. Befor you book your tickets for the Catalina Flyer though, take a moment to read over the tips which are listed below. They should help you to save a little extra money off the total cost of your ticket. And in addition to that you should also find a listing of the latest known coupons for the Catalina Flyer listed below as well for even more savings.
Tips & Coupons
- Check out the daily deal / coupon sites like Groupon. They will sometimes have a deal where you can save as much as 50% off your ticket to Catalina Island.
- If you think you will be making several trips to Catalina Island throughout the year, then get the annual pass. It pays for itself in less than five trips.
- Get the Discovery Tour Combo Ticket. In addition to your Catalina Flyer ticket, you will also get a ticket for the Glass Bottom Boat Tour plus your choice of either the Avalon scenic tour, Casino walking tour or the Seal Rocks cruise while you are there on Catalina Island.
- If you are booking your tickets online then look for coupon codes. You will see a coupon code box at the bottom of the checkout page. Enter the coupon here and then click checkout. You should see the discount appear on the next page.
- Check with the Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau or the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. They each have a few coupons for area attractions including a coupon for the Catalina Flyer.
- If you are a student or faculty member of a high school or college then just show your student or faculty member ID and you can get a discount on your fare during your spring break.
- If you are a senior then be sure to mention this when you are purchasing your tickets for the Catalina Flyer. At last check they offer a $5 off discount for seniors.
- Group discounts are also available. At last check the Catalina Flyer offers a discount for groups of 20 or more people.