Return of the Anguilla Late Night Ferry
Service available during high season
**Discontinued until further notice**
PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister William Marlin and Minister Richard Gibson Sr. met with Anguilla Government officials on Monday in the Dr. A.C. Legislative Hall at the Government Administration Building.
An agreement has been reached with the Anguilla Government to operate late night ferry services between Sint Maarten and Anguilla, during the high season, after 10pm up until 1am.
“The collaboration has benefits for both islands. The late night ferry will ensure that tourist passengers en route to Anguilla via the American Airlines night flight, may reach their final destination.
“Furthermore, the late night ferry will stimulate Sint Maarten’s economy, by allowing residents of Anguilla to experience an evening on Sint Maarten to go to dinner, visit the movies, do some late night shopping etc.,” Prime Minister William Marlin stated on Monday.
THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA, November 16, 2016 – The Anguilla Tourist Board has announced the introduction of a new, late night ferry service from St. Maarten to Anguilla, starting December 1st , 2015.
The new service will depart from the Anguilla-St. Maarten Ferry Terminal at 11:30PM nightly, arriving at Anguilla’s Blowing Point Ferry Terminal at approximately 12:00midnight. Two private companies, Funtime Charters and GB Ferries, have been authorized to operate the service. The fare will be US$80.00 for adults and US$40 for children, one way.
The service will operate on a rotation basis, and is timed to facilitate the transfer of passengers arriving on late flights into St. Maarten including the American Airlines’flight which gets into St. Maarten at 10:35PM. The departure time will be adjusted if the flight arrival into St. Maarten is delayed.
“The implementation of this service is the result of extensive and fruitful discussions between a number of stakeholders including the Anguilla Air and Sea Ports Authority, the Government of Anguilla and in particular the Customs and Immigration Departments, and the Charter Companies ” said ATB Chairperson Donna A. Banks. “It is an important indication of the new and collaborative partnership between the public and private sector. We are committed to working together to improve access to Anguilla, which is critical to the overall success of our tourism industry,” she concluded.
To request a reservation on this late night ferry service, complete and submit the online reservation form at http://ivisitanguilla.com/online-reservation-request-form-for-late-night-ferry-service/. You can also contact GB Ferries at (321) 406-0414 in the USA, (264) 235-6205 | 584-6205 in Anguilla, or visit firstname.lastname@example.org; or Funtime Charters at 1-866-334-0047 toll free, or visit www.funtime-charters.com
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