Orcas voted favorite and Kenmore lowers faresAll you have to do to get a lower air fare is vote to make your destination the most popular place to go -- or so it would seem now that Orcas Island flights from Seattle have been cut to $89 each way because customers voted Orcas their favorite island.
“Our customers, fans and friends voted and we listened! Orcas Island is this year's winner for the 3rd year in a row of our "Vote for your Favorite Island" contest! Thank you for the 2,000+ votes we received on our Facebook page.” said Todd Banks, President of Kenmore Air.
Kenmore has a robust schedule of flights to the San Juans and various ports in British Columbia, as well as other destinations. It's the best-known floatplane operator in the Pacific Northwest and the biggest such operation in the United States.
The company was started by Bob Monroe back in 1946 when he and a couple friends decided floatplane service was just what the Northwest needed. The company still is owned by the Monroe family and now has more than 25 airplanes, 250 employees and 52 pilots.
For those who haven't tried a floatplane, these aircraft fly at about 1,000 feet give or take and offer birds-eye views of Pacific Northwest islands and cities. Each trip is a sightseeing adventure and passengers are able to watch the pilots fly the airplanes as they make perfect landings in various Northwest harbors and waterfront areas.
To get the low fare, passengers must make their reservations sometime between August 6 and 9, and travel between Sept. 22 and Nov. 25 and Jan. 3, 2015 and March 15, 2015.
For more information on Kenmore Air, please visit www.kenmoreair.com or phone 866-435-9524.
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