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Ferry from DR to PR

Postby surfy31 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:44 am

Hey guys,

Ive searched the posts and the net and cant find anything about the ferry system. I read one post saying Ferries del Caribe had finished due to arguments over the ports??

anyone know the cheapest way to get from cabarete to san juan.

Ill be there in March next year kiting the waves!
cheers

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby detourpr » Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:07 pm

Hi,
The ferry is currently operating. The phone number is 1- (787) 832-1770. I'll try to find a webpage or email for you.

Be aware that the ferry goes from Santo Doming in DR to Mayaguez in PR. Santo Domingo is about a 4 hour drive from Cabarete. Mayaguez is a 2 hour drive from San Juan. I don't know about DR, but a taxi in PR would cost over $100 for this, so you would have to rent a car. Renting a car in DR and driving from Cabarete to Santo Domingo will be an adventure.

So, arriving in Mayaguez would make sense if you want to stay in the west said. If you are going to San Juan, you might want to consider flying from the Puerto Plata airport (about 30 mins from Cabarete) to San Juan.

Contact me anytime if I can be of further assistance. Have fun at DR and PR !

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby Manuel V » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:59 pm

Actually the ferry is travelling some days to Mayaguez and some days to San Juan.

On this page (is in spanish) says that they depart from Santo Domingo on Sundays at 7 pm
and arrives to San Juan on Monday at 8:00 am

http://www.colonialtours.com.do/ferries/cabinaint.asp

I call a friend that usually travel on the ferry and he tells me that
they departure from Santo Domingo to San Juan on Sunday and Thursdays.

He say that the schedule is not the same all the time of each week,
I recommend that give them a call.

He gives me the following phone numbers:

809-688-4400 RD office
787-832-4800 Mayaguez, PR office
:thumb:
Manuel

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby surfy31 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:24 am

thanks very much!! very helpful. only reason I was going to get the ferry was to cut costs but it sounds like a mission...

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby surfy31 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:33 am

just looking for flights now... cant find any under 900 per person for early may

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby Manuel V » Sun Dec 04, 2011 1:50 am

900 US dollars?
is to much I check travelovity.com From Santo Domingo airport to San Juan Puerto Rico
May 2 to May 9 round trip thru Jet Blue and is around $274.

The ferry I think is around $199 one way.......................................

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Re: Ferry from DR to PR

Postby surfy31 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 1:09 pm

wow those flights i found were 60 each!!!! CHEEERS


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