NEW YORK -- High-speed ferry operator Bahamas Florida Express is
floating new Fun Island packages to the Westin and Sheraton at Our
Lucaya resort on Grand Bahama Island.
Available are two versions of the packaged vacation deals, which
include roundtrip transportation on the firm's new high-tech CAT
ferry from Port Everglades, Fla.
First, a three-night stay at the Sheraton portion of the Our
Lucaya property runs $257 per person, based on double occupancy and
arrival on a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Meanwhile, a five-night
stay at the Westin is priced at $385 per person, with arrival
permitted any day of the week. Neither rate includes $31 in port
charges, taxes and fees.
Bahamas Florida Express' CAT ferry departs Port Everglades daily
at 4 p.m., arriving at Grand Bahama at 6 p.m.
Agents earn 12% commission on the Our Lucaya packages; as
always, agent pay jumps to 15% after 10 bookings. Retailers can
register to become official partners at www.ferrybahamas.com.
Bahamas Florida Express also peddles holiday packages to resorts
Pelican Bay at Lucaya, Port Lucaya, the Royal Oasis, Island Seas
Resort and Club Viva Fortuna, priced from $177 per person for one
night to $199 for two nights (double occupancy).
And the firm's four-night Spring Break 2004 Fun Island
Experience is priced from $309 per person; rates include roundtrip
transportation, accommodation at the Crowne Plaza Country Club,
hotel transfers, and fees and taxes.
Ferry-only fares are $129 per person on Thursdays, Fridays and
Saturdays; $109 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays; and $99 on
To book, call (866) 386-2242 or visit www.ferrybahamas.com.
To contact reporter Kenneth Kiesnoski, send e-mail to [email protected].