|Bahamas Express launches an offer of $49.50 per crossing for Bahamians on return trips|
|Tuesday, 10 January 2012 14:14|
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- Bahamas Express has launched a special offer for Bahamians who wish to travel to Florida at a price of $49.50 per journey when they buy a return ticket. Please note that taxes are not included in this price and places are limited. The service connects Freeport with Fort Lauderdale port in two and a half hours.
As well as this new offer, the company has also provided Bahamians with a greater number of cargo bins to facilitate the transportation of heavy luggage. Cargo bin reservations should be made in advance of the date of travel at a price of $200 each (only available on the Fort Lauderdale-Freeport route).
Bahamas Express operates on a daily basis, except on Wednesdays, departing from Grand Bahama at 7:30pm and returning from Fort Lauderdale at 10:00am. The fast ferry Pinar del Río operates the new service between Bahamas and Florida, which undertakes the 76 mile crossing in two and a half hours.
The fast ferry Pinar del Río, which sails at a speed of 32 knots, has a capacity to hold up to 463 passengers. Furthermore, the ship boasts different services such as a bar-cafeteria, duty free shop and tourist class and first class accommodation, among others.
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