The Government of Montserrat has approved concessionary fares for the Montserrat Ferry Service.
The Cabinet approval of the Access Division, Office of the Premier’s, ‘Ferry Fares, Concessions and Cargo Rates Policy’, for ferry travel between Montserrat and Antigua, will be implemented from Tuesday October 1, 2019.
The base fare for a return trip between Montserrat and Antigua is $300.00 for individuals 13 years and over; the Child Fare (3-12 years) is $150.00; and Infant (0-2 years) is $50.00.
The fare for a one-way ticket is $160.00; and the day trip return fare is $150.00 on day tours operation days Montserrat to Antigua return or Antigua to Montserrat return.
The ‘Ferry Fares, Concessions and Cargo Rates Policy’ also introduces a special fare of $200.00 (return) on weekend travel. However, 30-day advance booking is required and it is subject to a 50% cancellation or change penalty.
Discounted fares will apply to the following categories:
for 12 months from the date of purchase;
The policy also provides for cancellation and change conditions. There is a cancellation or refund fee of $50.00; a date change fee of $25.00; name change fee of $25.00 and ticket transfer fee of $25.00.
Further, the policy reinforces the existing baggage allowance and cargo fees:
The public is however asked to note that terms and conditions will apply to the concessions. No concession fare, other than the disability concession, would be applicable during peak periods: March 1 to 21 (St Patrick's Festival), and; December 15 to January 15 (Year-end Festival). The group discounts require advanced booking of at least 14 days, will be non-transferable and subject to the cancellation (refund) fee. All concession fares are subject to the availability of seats