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What You'll Get
Choose Between Two Options
- $59 for a one-day, roundtrip cruise ferry to the Bahamas (a $119 value)
- $99 for a multi-day, roundtrip cruise ferry to the Bahamas (a $199 value)
With this Groupon, single passengers can enjoy swift transportation to Freeport, Bahamas onboard the new Bahama Mama cruise ferry. The trip takes approximately 4 hours, and passengers can return on the same day or stay multiple days on the island and return at a later date of their choice. The Bahama Mama departs at 8 a.m. from Fort Lauderdale and returns at 10 p.m., departing the Bahamas at 6 p.m., although weather can affect the approximate times.
Check-in begins three hours before departure, and terminal doors close one hour prior to departure. Passengers are encouraged to arrive two hours before departure, as high security measures may cause traffic delays. After returning to port, passengers should allow one hour for vessel clearance by local and federal authorities. Reservations should be made at least 24 hours in advance of the departure date.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Must reserve by 12/31/15. Reservation required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Extra $18 international travel tax must be paid upon arrival for cruise. Sole responsibility guests to identify/obtain required travel documents, including passports, visas, and authorizations; required for boarding. Guests should travel with a passport valid for at least 6mos beyond the end of trip. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Balearia Caribbean
Operated by the Balearia Group, a transportation company which boasts safe passage for more than 3 million passengers, more than 4 million linear meters of cargo, and 660,000 vehicles in 2015 alone. Balearia Caribbean provides ferry transportation from Florida to the Bahamas Grand Bahama Island. Balearia's Jaume I is a fast ferry and has a capacity of 600 passengers which is graciously appointed with luxury seating much like that found in first class of a commercial airliner; customers may opt to enjoy a movie or simply relax. Additionally, on board amenities include a Café and Bar where customers can indulge in breakfast items, sandwiches, snacks and coffee as well as a selection of cocktails from the bar. The Duty Free Shop offers tax free wine, liquor, cigarettes, perfume and other delights. There's plenty of room to walk about and enjoy the sea breezes from the Outdoor Deck. Visit the on board Reception to purchase an island excursion or activity to enjoy upon arrival to the island! .