The Puerto Rico-Dominican Republic ferry will resume on March 16 when the boat “Caribbean Fantasy,” of the company America Cruise Ferries, sets course from the port at Mayaguez to Santo Domingo, elnuevodia.com reports.
The ferry will provide service at 7 p. m. on Mondays from San Juan’s Pan-American Terminal, and at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays from Mayaguez, the executive Daniel Berrebi announced Thursday.
Given the prevailing east-to-west current, the trip from Santo Domingo to Puerto Rico takes 12 hours and costs US$189 per person, and 8 hours from Puerto Rico to Santo Domingo at US$169 per person. During the announcement, the temporary governor, Kenneth McClintock,
The company said it’s satisfied with the Renéwal of the “maritime bridge” between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, which they affirm will increase tourism between both islands with an important economic impact.
America Cruise Ferries resumes the crossings previously conducted by the Ferries del Caribe, halted since 2009.