Lummi Island ferry to allow credit card purchases Friday, Dec. 6


LUMMI ISLAND - The Whatcom Chief ferry to Lummi Island will accept credit cards Friday, Dec. 6, as a pilot test before the ferry starts accepting the cards by January 2014, according to the Whatcom County Public Works Department. The test will run from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.

All major credit cards will be accepted except for American Express. Debit cards with a major credit card logo also will be accepted and will be processed as credit with no PIN needed. Credit cards will be accepted only for single ride fares.

Reach ZOE FRALEY at or call 756-2803.

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