Lake Express Celebrates Milestone

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Lake Express High Speed Ferry - www.lake-express.com - 866-914-1010
 
Celebrating Lake Express' Milestone 10th Sailing Season in 2013!

• Lake Express began service on June 1, 2004, linking the states of Wisconsin and Michigan with terminals in Milwaukee and Muskegon.
• This year the Lake Express' season will run from May 3 until October 27
• The high-speed Lake Michigan crossing takes just two and one-half hours, saving passengers a lengthy drive through heavily congested Chicago.
• Lake Express was the first high speed auto/passenger ferry to operate on route in the Great Lakes
• Certified by Travel Green Wisconsin
• Reaches speeds up to 40 miles per hour - runs on 4 Detroit Diesel engines that power 4 Rolls-Royce Kamewa water jets
• Carry 248 passengers and up to 46 vehicles, 12 motorcycles and 20 bicycles per trip!
• Pet kennels are complimentary
• Full pricing details are available at www.lake-express.com or by calling 866-914-1010. Standard adult one way base fare is $82.50 and round trip is $135. Vehicle one way base far is $87 and round trip is $165. Prices subject to fuel surcharge and port and security fees.

Convenient Scheduling

• Offering two round trips in spring and fall and three round trips in the summer 
   Departures daily in the spring and fall: Milwaukee 6am and 12:30pm Central Time, Muskegon 10:15am and 4:45pm Eastern Time 
   Additional departure in the summer: Milwaukee 7:00 pm Central Time, Muskegon 11:00 pm Eastern Time

Choice of two seating options - Classic or Premier
• Classic seating provides comfortable seating for 200 of all ages, a family friendly movie is shown in the cabin during the crossing, this is where our café galley is located where you can grab a bite to eat.
• Premier seating provides upgraded seating for 48, ages 12 and above and offers steward service. All non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary. A movie is also shown in the Premier cabin.

Special 10th Sailing Season Offers!
• Motorcycles ride free this Spring and Fall. 
  All trips (one way and round trips) Spring (May 3-May 31) and Fall (September 5-October 27) 
  Roundtrip motorcycles ride free in June (space is limited and may sell out) 
  Pay only fuel surcharge and port & security fees
• Kids ride free for roundtrips in June, July & August 
  Available June 15-September 2 
  Enjoy up to 2 complimentary child (age 5-17) tickets for each paid Classic Cabin roundtrip adult ticket (limit 2 complimentary infant or child fares per adult roundtrip Classic Cabin fare) 
  Children ages 0-4 always ride free 
  Pay only fuel surcharge and port & security fees
• Summer Saver "phone in only" rates for 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm crossings 
  Available June 28-September 2 
  If you select to travel one-way, 11:00pm departure out of Muskegon - adults travel at a one-way base fare of $52.50 ($64.50 after fees are added in) Vehicles travel one-way at a base fare of $67.50 ($79.50 after fees are added in) 
  If you select to travel round-trip, to receive the Summer Saver you must take the 7pm out of Milwaukee and the 11pm out of Muskegon - adults travel at a base fare of $84 ($108 after fees are added in) Vehicles travel at a base fare of $135 ($159 after fees are added in) 
  Offer available for a limited time

Lake Express and Muskegon Winter Sports Complex presenting Earth Wind and Tired 5K!

• May 4 - Muskegon State Park/Lake Michigan Beach Parking Lot
• Packet pick up and late registration will be at 9am - Race Starts at 11am
• Prior to the race there will be a beach cleanup with the assistance of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
• Awards and After Race Party, 2K Family Forest Trail Hike and Move Around the Mitt Outdoor Health Expo will be held at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex until 4pm.
www.msports.org/Earth or 877-TRY-LUGE for additional information

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