For the Period March 1 - 31 2014
St. Patrick’s Week of Activities – Special Ferry Service on 10th, 11th, 17th (Day Tour Service) & 18th March 2014
Please Note:* In addition to the usual ferry service attached, the ferry will be operating daily from Wednesday 5 March to Tuesday 18 March 2014 to coincide with the St. Patrick’s Festival and the African Music Festival. On Monday 10th March, Tuesday 11th March and Tuesday 18th March the Ferry will depart Montserrat at 6:30am arriving Antigua at 8:00am then depart Antigua at 6:00 pm, arriving Montserrat at 7:30pm. While on St. Patrick’s Day, Monday March 17th, the ferry will operate a day tour service and will depart Montserrat at 6:30am, arriving Antigua 8:00am, departs Antigua 9:00am, arriving Montserrat 10:30am, Depart Montserrat 4:30pm, arriving Antigua 6:00pm, with a later departure from Antigua at 7:00pm, arriving Montserrat 8:30pm.
NB. Schedule is subject to safe sea conditions. *MNI = Montserrat ANU = Antigua.
Please note there is now a Sunday ferry service and no Monday and Tuesday service.
The normal fares for the ferry service are EC$300 return (EC$150 one way) for adults, EC$150 return for children between 2 and 12 years and EC$50 for infants below 2 years. For further information on the ferry service contact Mr. Roosevelt Jemmotte at 664 496 9912 in Montserrat and Mrs. Jennifer Burke in Antigua at 268 778 9786. No advance ticketing is required, as travellers can purchase their tickets upon check-in. However, to facilitate ticketing, check-in and other clearances at the point of sale at the ports, passengers are asked to check-in 90 minutes in advance when travelling from Antigua and 60 minutes before the scheduled time for departure from Montserrat. Each passenger is allowed 2 pieces of baggage free and any additional baggage is charged at $50.00 per piece.
Passengers travelling to Montserrat are reminded that they can also get to Montserrat by air with Fly Montserrat (http://www.flymontserrat.com/) or by contacting SVG Air via Monair (in Montserrat) on Tel: (664) 491 4200. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or via Express Handlers (in Antigua), Tel: (268) 562 7183, E-mail: email@example.com. The contact for SVG's Head Office in St. Vincent is Tel: (784) 457 5124. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Persons desirous of traveling to Montserrat from St. Kitts and Nevis are asked to note the following:
Contact: Captain Prince Mills on Tel: 1-(869)-662-3258 or email: email@example.com
M.V. Caribe Queen
Contact: Captain Rawle Richards on Tel.: 1-(869)-662-9811
Proof of citizenship is required. A valid passport is recommended for all visitors; however, US, Canadian and British citizens may present a driver's license or official ID card as proof of citizenship. Entry visas may be required of visitors from other countries such as Cuba and Eastern Bloc Countries, and can be obtained from British Consulate offices. For Visa Requirements Information and Application visit https://www.immigration.ms/guide An onward or return ticket is required. CARICOM citizens can travel on an official ID card, which must bear a photograph of the individual. There shall be proof of accommodation and one must possess sufficient funds to sustain one’s self for the length of the visit.
The Antiguan-based company Ondeck provides sailing trips to Montserrat based on requests on a 60-footer Farr Ocean Racing Yacht. The yacht departs Falmouth Harbour in Antigua at 8am, with the trip to Little Bay in Montserrat taking up to four hours. The return journey to Antigua departs at 1pm on those same days, taking up to five hours. The return trip costs US$189.00 (approx 108.70)and is fully flexible to allow passengers to stay longer in Montserrat or overnight.
For Reservations and further information:
Tel: (268) 562 6696